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Names that Peaked in 1980

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  • Waylon

    Country singer Waylon Jennings bestowed a kind of outlaw image on his name. However, for many children of the 1980s and '90s, Waylon will be forever associated with The Simpson's character, Waylon... Read More 

  • Beau

    Beau suggests someone devilishly handsome, with a large measure of southern charm—a nice image to bestow on your boy. Often solely a nickname in the past, it's now standing firmly on its own. Beau... Read More 

  • Derek

    Derek started out as a sophisticated Brit, but the name became so common over the last decades of the twentieth century that it lost much of its English accent, along with its stylish edge. Derek... Read More 

  • Amanda

    After a long run as the prettiest senior in class, this romantic name has lost some of its glossy sheen, though it's still quite lovely and well used. Amanda was one of the romantic-sounding Read More 

  • Erik

    Gives a slightly updated feel to the stale Eric.Read More 

  • Ruben

    Variation of Reuben that is actually much more popular than the original.Read More 

  • Roberto

    Standard Latin classic. Read More 

  • Derrick

    Variation of Derek.Read More 

  • Renata

    Widely used across Europe as a common baptismal name symbolizing spiritual rebirth, Renata, in this country it has an operatic image via Italian-born divas Renata Tebadi and Renata Scotti. ... Read More 

  • Jaime

    A Hispanic classic that has lost some momentum in recent years. It could be misunderstood by some as Jamie -- which is how it's pronounced on Game of Thrones. Read More