Back in 1997, the population of the United States was 267,743,595 — and that number includes the 3.9 million brand new babies born that year.
Then, of the two million or so of those that were boys, the number 1 baby name was Michael, with 37,548 little Michaels born that year.
In addition to all those boys named Michael, there were also a few other people you might have heard of who arrived that year — like Asa Butterfield, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, K.J. Apa, Alex Wolff.
Here, check out the top 200 baby names for boys born in the US in 1997! You can sort the list by popularity rank, in alphabetical order, or by the number of letters in the name — plus you can also choose to view some or all of the records. (You can search for all or part of a baby name using the search area on the upper right of the table.)
Listed and ranked by popularity: The 200 most popular baby names for boys born in 1997