Names that Ruled the Century: #1 Baby Names of the Last 100 Years

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1970s baby boy name, Michael

Michael


Parents looking for a different boy name with biblical roots landed on Michael, which means "who is like God" in Hebrew. Michael was the top name from 1954-1959, and again from 1961-1998 (David — another name with Hebrew origins — was #1 in 1960).

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