200 most popular baby names for boys born in 1997

200 most popular baby names for boys born in 1997

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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.)

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Listed and ranked by popularity: The 200 most popular baby names for boys born in 1997

RankNameNumber of letters
1Michael7 letters
2Jacob5 letters
3Matthew7 letters
4Christopher11 letters
5Joshua6 letters
6Nicholas8 letters
7Andrew6 letters
8Brandon7 letters
9Austin6 letters
10Tyler5 letters
11Daniel6 letters
12Joseph6 letters
13Zachary7 letters
14David5 letters
15John4 letters
16Ryan4 letters
17James5 letters
18Anthony7 letters
19William7 letters
20Justin6 letters
21Jonathan8 letters
22Alexander9 letters
23Robert6 letters
24Kyle4 letters
25Christian9 letters
26Jordan6 letters
27Samuel6 letters
28Kevin5 letters
29Benjamin8 letters
30Dylan5 letters
31Thomas6 letters
32Jose4 letters
33Aaron5 letters
34Nathan6 letters
35Eric4 letters
36Cody4 letters
37Brian5 letters
38Noah4 letters
39Adam4 letters
40Steven6 letters
41Jason5 letters
42Logan5 letters
43Timothy7 letters
44Hunter6 letters
45Cameron7 letters
46Ethan5 letters
47Caleb5 letters
48Sean4 letters
49Charles7 letters
50Patrick7 letters
51Richard7 letters
52Connor6 letters
53Luis4 letters
54Juan4 letters
55Alex4 letters
56Jared5 letters
57Gabriel7 letters
58Mark4 letters
59Devin5 letters
60Isaiah6 letters
61Evan4 letters
62Trevor6 letters
63Jesse5 letters
64Jeremy6 letters
65Nathaniel9 letters
66Dakota6 letters
67Carlos6 letters
68Stephen7 letters
69Bryan5 letters
70Ian3 letters
71Jesus5 letters
72Cole4 letters
73Isaac5 letters
74Elijah6 letters
75Antonio7 letters
76Jack4 letters
77Chase5 letters
78Luke4 letters
79Paul4 letters
80Blake5 letters
81Travis6 letters
82Tanner6 letters
83Kenneth7 letters
84Jeffrey7 letters
85Garrett7 letters
86Angel5 letters
87Taylor6 letters
88Dustin6 letters
89Mason5 letters
90Dalton6 letters
91Miguel6 letters
92Tristan7 letters
93Marcus6 letters
94Bradley7 letters
95Adrian6 letters
96Mitchell8 letters
97Seth4 letters
98Lucas5 letters
99Alejandro9 letters
100Edward6 letters
101Jake4 letters
102Peter5 letters
103Gregory7 letters
104Spencer7 letters
105Victor6 letters
106Derek5 letters
107Brendan7 letters
108Colton6 letters
109Shawn5 letters
110Corey5 letters
111Malik5 letters
112Bryce5 letters
113Scott5 letters
114Shane5 letters
115Grant5 letters
116Brett5 letters
117Jorge5 letters
118Vincent7 letters
119Devon5 letters
120Alexis6 letters
121George6 letters
122Collin6 letters
123Alec4 letters
124Jackson7 letters
125Colin5 letters
126Joel4 letters
127Oscar5 letters
128Jeremiah8 letters
129Dominic7 letters
130Ricardo7 letters
131Julian6 letters
132Dillon6 letters
133Francisco9 letters
134Erik4 letters
135Riley5 letters
136Gavin5 letters
137Wyatt5 letters
138Raymond7 letters
139Henry5 letters
140Eduardo7 letters
141Xavier6 letters
142Johnathan9 letters
143Nicolas7 letters
144Wesley6 letters
145Cristian8 letters
146Manuel6 letters
147Clayton7 letters
148Maxwell7 letters
149Fernando8 letters
150Parker6 letters
151Mario5 letters
152Bailey6 letters
153Javier6 letters
154Omar4 letters
155Martin6 letters
156Levi4 letters
157Andres6 letters
158Alan4 letters
159Brady5 letters
160Ivan4 letters
161Edgar5 letters
162Liam4 letters
163Casey5 letters
164Ronald6 letters
165Phillip7 letters
166Cory4 letters
167Hayden6 letters
168Frank5 letters
169Keith5 letters
170Troy4 letters
171Drew4 letters
172Sergio6 letters
173Donald6 letters
174Chad4 letters
175Roberto7 letters
176Marco5 letters
177Darius6 letters
178Preston7 letters
179Hector6 letters
180Jonathon8 letters
181Harrison8 letters
182Trenton7 letters
183Andre5 letters
184Chandler8 letters
185Kaleb5 letters
186Diego5 letters
187Derrick7 letters
188Cesar5 letters
189Sebastian9 letters
190Conner6 letters
191Chance6 letters
192Calvin6 letters
193Gage4 letters
194Max3 letters
195Philip6 letters
196Jonah5 letters
197Erick5 letters
198Edwin5 letters
199Ruben5 letters
200Dante5 letters