In the 1980s capitalism was king, shoulder pads and hair were big, and technology was booming. MTV has us glued, and ET had us a little unhinged. According to Taylor & Francis, there was also a “steady rise in the birthrate in the United States in the latter half of the 1980s.” Hello 80s babies! See if your name made the most popular list for the decade.
The Social Security Administration compiles lists of the most popular names given to female and male babies born in each year, and decade. What’s happening in pop culture can often determine the popularity of names giving to babies. If you were born in the 1980s you may very well be a Christopher, or an Ashley. Take a look and see if you can find your name.