Most Popular Baby Boy Names in 1991

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names were for the year 1991. These names are taken directly from the Social Security card applications for births that occurred in the United States.

The table below shows the top 250 most popular baby boy names in 1991, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name.

You can also use the links below to research more about the most popular baby names.

Top 1000 most popular boy names: 1-250 | 251-500 | 501-750 | 751-1000

Top 1000 most popular girl names: 1-250 | 251-500 | 501-750 | 751-1000

Rank Name Count
1 Michael 60,793
2 Christopher 47,106
3 Matthew 41,641
4 Joshua 41,223
5 Andrew 31,539
6 Daniel 30,921
7 James 30,510
8 David 30,414
9 Joseph 29,834
10 John 27,801
11 Ryan 27,530
12 Nicholas 27,356
13 Robert 26,834
14 Justin 26,792
15 Brandon 26,018
16 Tyler 25,211
17 Jacob 25,197
18 Anthony 24,442
19 William 23,866
20 Jonathan 22,973
21 Kyle 21,611
22 Zachary 21,383
23 Kevin 20,260
24 Cody 18,980
25 Eric 18,050
26 Alexander 17,640
27 Steven 16,860
28 Thomas 16,788
29 Jordan 16,015
30 Brian 14,912
31 Aaron 14,241
32 Timothy 14,148
33 Benjamin 13,874
34 Richard 12,553
35 Patrick 12,417
36 Adam 12,303
37 Jose 11,725
38 Charles 11,333
39 Samuel 11,230
40 Sean 11,180
41 Stephen 10,525
42 Nathan 10,497
43 Jeremy 10,401
44 Travis 10,135
45 Jeffrey 9,895
46 Dylan 9,762
47 Mark 9,678
48 Christian 9,443
49 Jason 9,385
50 Austin 9,054
51 Jesse 8,369
52 Taylor 7,969
53 Paul 7,676
54 Kenneth 7,576
55 Gregory 7,554
56 Dustin 7,383
57 Scott 7,113
58 Corey 6,929
59 Derek 6,893
60 Juan 6,839
61 Bryan 6,756
62 Cameron 6,697
63 Alex 6,673
64 Jared 6,213
65 Ethan 6,127
66 Luis 5,894
67 Bradley 5,725
68 Edward 5,573
69 Trevor 5,530
70 Evan 5,451
71 Shawn 5,415
72 Carlos 5,330
73 Ian 5,322
74 Cory 5,121
75 Shane 5,107
76 Marcus 5,069
77 Peter 4,960
78 Caleb 4,861
79 Antonio 4,616
80 Jesus 4,597
81 Vincent 4,492
82 Gabriel 4,413
83 Devin 4,388
84 Nathaniel 4,369
85 Victor 4,333
86 Blake 4,275
87 George 4,181
88 Brett 4,152
89 Keith 4,124
90 Casey 4,107
91 Garrett 4,054
92 Miguel 3,945
93 Adrian 3,920
94 Logan 3,893
95 Erik 3,890
96 Mitchell 3,880
97 Raymond 3,864
98 Phillip 3,850
99 Seth 3,807
100 Joel 3,759
101 Ronald 3,668
102 Donald 3,650
103 Dillon 3,634
104 Chad 3,584
105 Spencer 3,563
106 Wesley 3,267
107 Lucas 3,237
108 Chase 3,224
109 Douglas 3,156
110 Johnathan 3,120
111 Derrick 3,095
112 Jorge 3,050
113 Luke 3,014
114 Francisco 2,906
115 Martin 2,893
116 Frank 2,879
117 Ricardo 2,850
118 Alejandro 2,788
119 Jake 2,772
120 Philip 2,748
121 Dakota 2,740
122 Julian 2,690
123 Angel 2,685
124 Gary 2,677
125 Jonathon 2,601
126 Curtis 2,590
127 Mario 2,575
128 Alan 2,544
129 Eduardo 2,521
130 Isaac 2,501
131 Manuel 2,497
132 Devon 2,474
133 Connor 2,461
134 Oscar 2,443
135 Craig 2,399
136 Dalton 2,354
137 Troy 2,337
138 Dennis 2,313
139 Colin 2,294
140 Andre 2,283
141 Tanner 2,272
142 Edgar 2,266
143 Henry 2,259
144 Johnny 2,246
145 Colton 2,245
146 Brent 2,194
147 Brendan 2,188
148 Randy 2,160
149 Omar 2,135
150 Javier 2,133
151 Jeffery 2,121
152 Darius 2,118
153 Roberto 2,118
154 Allen 2,108
155 Tony 2,100
156 Jeremiah 2,095
157 Larry 2,073
158 Hector 2,036
159 Mason 2,035
160 Jerry 1,999
161 Mathew 1,984
162 Cole 1,979
163 Edwin 1,967
164 Dominic 1,965
165 Sergio 1,950
166 Jack 1,947
167 Hunter 1,926
168 Carl 1,923
169 Fernando 1,897
170 Dominique 1,869
171 Ivan 1,865
172 Clayton 1,846
173 Danny 1,845
174 Russell 1,834
175 Max 1,829
176 Xavier 1,812
177 Drew 1,805
178 Kristopher 1,782
179 Todd 1,743
180 Terry 1,741
181 Grant 1,732
182 Lawrence 1,732
183 Ruben 1,732
184 Bryce 1,731
185 Jimmy 1,729
186 Louis 1,726
187 Levi 1,725
188 Maxwell 1,723
189 Calvin 1,709
190 Albert 1,697
191 Clinton 1,665
192 Micheal 1,635
193 Ricky 1,617
194 Pedro 1,613
195 Nicolas 1,588
196 Marc 1,581
197 Lance 1,575
198 Rodney 1,560
199 Alec 1,539
200 Walter 1,539
201 Andres 1,523
202 Colby 1,515
203 Marco 1,515
204 Julio 1,512
205 Cesar 1,511
206 Bobby 1,508
207 Erick 1,506
208 Isaiah 1,491
209 Collin 1,490
210 Rafael 1,483
211 Randall 1,481
212 Arthur 1,475
213 Joe 1,464
214 Raul 1,459
215 Jaime 1,446
216 Ross 1,446
217 Preston 1,426
218 Alberto 1,421
219 Emmanuel 1,384
220 Billy 1,357
221 Elijah 1,345
222 Terrance 1,345
223 Armando 1,337
224 Willie 1,319
225 Noah 1,315
226 Darren 1,306
227 Jon 1,306
228 Maurice 1,300
229 Lee 1,299
230 Malcolm 1,299
231 Roger 1,294
232 Jamie 1,286
233 Reginald 1,276
234 Jay 1,268
235 Gerald 1,259
236 Zachery 1,248
237 Marvin 1,193
238 Shaun 1,187
239 Gerardo 1,182
240 Eddie 1,178
241 Jackson 1,177
242 Jessie 1,176
243 Abraham 1,161
244 Ramon 1,159
245 Micah 1,136
246 Frederick 1,134
247 Roy 1,127
248 Bryant 1,114
249 Jamal 1,112
250 Tevin 1,099

Historical Data for Baby Names

If you're interested to see how the trends and popularity of baby names have changed, you can use the links below to view the historical data by decade.

Most popular first names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Most popular boy names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Most popular girl names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Data Source(s)

All of the data on this page is sourced from the Social Security Administration (SSA) and excludes any names with fewer than 5 occurrences in any geographic area.

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