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What girl names were popular in the 80s?

What girl names were popular in the 80s?


  • Jessica.
  • Jennifer.
  • Amanda.
  • Ashley.
  • Sarah.
  • Stephanie.
  • Melissa.
  • Nicole.

What names were popular in the 1980s UK?

Top UK babies’ names from the 1980s

Rank Girls’ names Boys’ names
1 Sarah (1) Christopher (6)
2 Laura (54) James (7)
3 Gemma (-) David (3)
4 Emma (4) Daniel (16)

What is the most common female British name?

Oliver and Olivia remained the most popular name for boys and girls in England and Wales. Freya and Lily replaced Emily and Ella in the top 10 girls’ names, while there were no new entries in the top 10 boys’ names in 2019.

What are some songs with a woman’s name in the title?

Songs with a girl’s name in the title: A handy list

  • The Rolling Stones – ‘Angie’ The Rolling Stones.
  • John Denver – ‘Annie’s Song’
  • Michael Jackson – ‘Billie Jean’
  • Simon & Garfunkel – ‘Cecilia’
  • Dexys Midnight Runners – ‘Come on Eileen’
  • Tom Jones – ‘Delilah’
  • The Beatles – ‘Eleanor Rigby’
  • Laura Branigan – ‘Gloria’

What are popular 80s names?

Top names of the 1980s

Males Females
Rank Name Name
1 Michael Jessica
2 Christopher Jennifer
3 Matthew Amanda

What was the most popular female name in 1986?


1 Jessica Michael
2 Ashley Christopher
3 Amanda Matthew
4 Jennifer Joshua

What was the 80s nickname?

Greed decade
The 1980s was the decade that started on January 1, 1980 and ended on December 31, 1989. This decade (group of ten years) is sometimes called the “Greed decade” in English speaking countries.

Are there any 80s songs with girl names?

Our list just covers the ’80s, but as Family Guy and Adam Sandler clearly pointed out, girl names have always been a major source of song inspiration/titles and probably always will be. Old School Tim has an adoring devotion to the awesome ’80s decade.

What was the most popular song in the 1980’s?

On the Radio was released in 1979, but peaked at #5 on the U.S. Billboard Top 40 in 1980; it did not make this list of the TOP 500 POP SONGS OF THE 1980S, but it came close, at #541. (Donna Summer’s only song on this list is She Works Hard For the Money at #231.)

What was the most popular baby name in the 1980s?

Jonathon, Craig, Joanne and Gemma were far more popular in the 80s than they are today. The baby names that were popular in the 1980s according to UK archives, are likely to bring back a wave of nostalgia for your playground memories.

Are there any songs with a girl name in the title?

Quite a few use a girl’s name in song lyrics and sometimes even in the title. To qualify for this list, the song had to be released between 1980-1989. My rankings will be based on a combination of perceived quality of work and pop culture significance, but mostly just my personal taste level both then and now (which admittedly can change daily).

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