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Baby names that rocked the 1990s

Posted April 21, 2016
Updated June 12

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A decade known for neon, cassette tapes and hair scrunchies, the 1990s were filled with special memories. Pass the spirit of this magical decade on to your little boy or girl by choosing a name that was popular during this time period.

Using data from the Social Security Administration, MooseRoots found the 20 most popular names for each gender during the 1990s, and ranked them from least to most popular based on the total number of babies bearing the name from 1990 to 1999. While some of the names, like Emily andDaniel, remain popular today, there’s nothing stopping you from bringing back an old favorite.

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