The 1980’s were a totally awesome decade. Here are the top five baby names for each year of the 1980’s according to the Social Security Office. (Background via Vecteezy/nightwolfdezines)

1980

  1. Boys: Jason / Girls: Amanda
  2. Joshua / Jennifer
  3. Michael / Jessica
  4. Christopher / Melissa
  5. James / Heather

1981

  1. Joshua / Amanda
  2. Michael / Jessica
  3. Jason / Jennifer
  4. James / Melissa
  5. Christopher / Sarah

1982

  1. Joshua / Jessica
  2. Michael / Amanda
  3. Christopher / Jennifer
  4. Jason / Sarah
  5. James / Amy

1983

  1. Christopher / Jessica
  2. Joshua / Amanda
  3. Michael / Jennifer
  4. Matthew / Ashley
  5. Jason / Sarah

1984

  1. Joshua / Jessica
  2. Christopher / Ashley
  3. Michael / Amanda
  4. Matthew / Jennifer
  5. James / Sarah

1985

  1. Joshua / Ashley
  2. Christopher / Jessica
  3. Michael / Amanda
  4. James / Jennifer
  5. Matthew / Brittany

1986

  1. Joshua / Ashley
  2. Christopher / Jessica
  3. Michael / Amanda
  4. Matthew / Jennifer
  5. James / Brittany

1987

  1. Joshua / Ashley
  2. Christopher / Jessica
  3. Justin / Amanda
  4. Michael / Brittany
  5. Matthew / Sarah

1988

  1. Joshua / Ashley
  2. Justin / Jessica
  3. Michael / Amanda
  4. Christopher / Brittany
  5. Matthew / Kayla

1989

  1. Joshua / Brittany
  2. Christopher / Jessica
  3. Justin / Ashley
  4. Michael / Amanda
  5. Matthew Kayla

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