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Names that Peaked in 1990

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Top Names that Peaked in 1990

  • Kyle

    Kyle is still appreciated by thousands of parents each year for its combination of simplicity, strength, and style; it was in the Top 20 for most of the nineties. As a Scottish surname, it dates... Read More 

  • Camille

    At one time just the sound of the name Camille could start people coughing, recalling the tragic Lady of the Camellias, the heroine played by Greta Garbo in the vintage film based on a... Read More 

  • Hector

    Previously used primarily by Latino families, this name of the great hero of the Trojan War as related in Homer's Iliad is beginning to be considered more seriously by others seeking... Read More 

  • Johnathan

    Some people may prefer this spelling to clarify the name's connection to John, but it could be one h too many, exemplified by its steady decline over the past two decades.Read More 

  • Bianca

    Bianca, the livelier Italian and Shakespearean version of Blanche, has been chosen by many American parents since the 1990s, just as Blanca is a favorite in the Spanish-speaking community. It's... Read More 

  • Niko

    Slightly more exotic spelling of Nico.Read More 

  • Julio

    What with Paul Simon's classic lyric about Julio down by the schoolyard and several distinguished bearers, this livelier Spanish version of Julius is completely familiar to the non-Hispanic... Read More 

  • Raphael

    Raphael is a romantic archangel name that sounds both artistic and powerful. Raphael is also a great cross-cultural choice, with significance for people with both Latinate and Jewish roots, plus... Read More 

  • Quinton

    Quinton is among several attractive Q-beginning, n-ending two-syllable names for boys, that also includes Quentin (the most popular iteration) and... Read More 

  • Arturo

    Italian, Portuguese and Spanish variation of Arthur that makes the original feel more romantic and dashing.Read More