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'90s Baby Names

50+ Baby Names For Parents Who Grew Up in the '90s


Source: Warner Bros.

If you're still secretly obsessed with all things '90s, then you may want to consider naming your child after a teenage heartthrob (Leonardo DiCaprio) or after a character from your favorite '90s sitcom. With so many options out there, we rounded up the most well-known names from different categories. These names are just as memorable today as they were two decades ago. And if you need even more reasons to love the 1990s, we've found 375 of them.

Movies

Source: Paramount Pictures

Girl Names

  • Rose (Titanic)
  • Cher (Clueless)
  • Matilda (Matilda)
  • Kathryn (Cruel Intentions)
  • Kat (10 Things I Hate About You)
  • Judy (Jumanji)
  • Louise (Thelma & Louise)

Boy Names

  • Jack (Titanic)
  • Forrest (Forrest Gump)
  • Will (Good Will Hunting)
  • Kevin (Home Alone)
  • Patrick (10 Things I Hate About You)
  • Daniel (Mrs. Doubtfire)
  • Zack (She's All That)

Disney Throwbacks

Source: Disney

Girl Names

  • Hallie (The Parent Trap)
  • Belle (Beauty and the Beast)
  • Brenda (Inspector Gadget)
  • Mulan (Mulan)
  • Esmeralda (The Hunchback of Notre Dame)
  • Jane (Tarzan)
  • Jasmine (Aladdin)

Boy Names

  • Hercules (Hercules)
  • Wayne (Honey, I Blew Up the Kid)
  • John (Pocahontas)
  • Simba (The Lion King)
  • Andy (Toy Story)
  • Gordon (The Mighty Ducks)
  • Philip (Flubber)

TV Shows

Source: ABC

Girl Names

  • Rachel (Friends)
  • Michelle (Full House)
  • Tia (Sister, Sister)
  • Kelly (90210)
  • Carrie (Sex and the City)
  • Artemis (Sailor Moon)
  • Grace (Will and Grace)

Boy Names

  • Zachary (Saved by the Bell)
  • Dawson (Dawson's Creek)
  • Noel (Felicity)
  • Arthur (Arthur)
  • Steven (Family Matters)
  • Brandon (90210)
  • Dan (Roseanne)

Music

Source: Getty / THOMAS COEX/AFP

Girl Names

Boy Names

  • Justin (*NSYNC)
  • Nick (Backstreet Boys)
  • Billy (Billy Joel)
  • Michael (Michael Jackson)
  • Paul (Paul McCartney)
  • Lionel (Lionel Richie)
  • Drew (98 Degrees)

Celebrities

Source: Warner Bros.

Girl Names

Boy Names

Books

Girl Names

  • Violet (The Boxcar Children)
  • Kristy (The Baby-Sitters Club)
  • Judy (Judy Blume)
  • Ramona (Beverly Cleary)
  • Nancy (Nancy Drew)

Boy Names

  • Harry (Harry Potter series)
  • Gabriel (The Giver)
  • David (No, David!)
  • Max (Where the Wild Things Are)
  • Stanley (Holes)

Sports

Source: Getty / VINCENT LAFORET/AFP

Girl Names

  • Mia (Mia Hamm)
  • Michelle (Michelle Kwan)
  • Lisa (Lisa Leslie)
  • Dara (Dara Torres)
  • Jenny (Jenny Thompson)
  • Steffi (Steffi Graf)
  • Annika (Annika Sorenstam)

Boy Names

  • Michael (Michael Jordan)
  • Jerry (Jerry Rice)
  • Derek (Derek Jeter)
  • Andre (Andre Agassi)
  • Gary (Gary Payton)
  • John (John Starks)
  • Brett (Brett Favre)
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