Stacker compiled a list of the most popular baby names for boys in the 90s in Mississippi using data from the Social Security Administration. Names are ranked by number of babies born.

Note: The Social Security Administration collects data on baby names with a binary understanding of sex and gender. Stacker understands that names aren’t inherently gendered and will continue to look for opportunities in our coverage to demonstrate that.

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#50. Jason

Jason is a name of Greek origin meaning “healer”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 669
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 362 (#98 most common name, -45.9% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #44
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 91,706

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#49. Alexander

Alexander is a name of Greek origin meaning “defender of man”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 676
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 547 (#61 most common name, -19.1% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #23
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 183,922

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#48. Devin

Devin is a name of Irish origin meaning “poet”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 689
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 166 (#204 most common name, -75.9% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #67
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 55,060

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#47. Nathan

Nathan is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “given”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 708
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 450 (#83 most common name, -36.4% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #38
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 107,309

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#46. Corey

Corey is a name of Irish origin meaning “round hill”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 710
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 162 (#207 most common name, -77.2% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #74
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 50,175

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#45. Marcus

Marcus is a name of Latin origin meaning “God of war”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 729
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 333 (#105 most common name, -54.3% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #78
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 46,452

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#44. Stephen

Stephen is a name of Greek origin meaning “wreath, crown”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 778
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 163 (#206 most common name, -79.0% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #48
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 75,141

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#43. Kenneth

Kenneth is a name of Gaelic origin meaning “handsome”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 800
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 293 (#124 most common name, -63.4% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #64
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 58,237

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#42. Caleb

Caleb is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “faithful”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 850
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 847 (#28 most common name, -0.4% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #55
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 66,262

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#41. Kevin

Kevin is a name of Irish origin meaning “noble”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 863
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 275 (#130 most common name, -68.1% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #25
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 165,195

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#40. Christian

Christian is a name of English origin meaning “follower Of Christ”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 874
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 983 (#17 most common name, +12.5% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #32
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 126,036

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#39. Cameron

Cameron is a name of Gaelic origin meaning “crooked river”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 886
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 879 (#24 most common name, -0.8% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #45
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 81,128

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#38. Dylan

Dylan is a name of Welsh origin meaning “son of the sea”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 900
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 544 (#62 most common name, -39.6% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #34
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 122,062

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#37. Eric

Eric is a name of Norse origin meaning “sole ruler”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 903
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 256 (#139 (tie) most common name, -71.7% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #29
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 135,220

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#36. Patrick

Patrick is a name of Latin origin meaning “nobleman”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 923
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 231 (#154 (tie) most common name, -75.0% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #41
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 92,920

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#35. Richard

Richard is a name of German origin meaning “dominant ruler”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 945
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 260 (#137 most common name, -72.5% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #40
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 94,861

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#34. Dustin

Dustin is a name of Norse origin meaning “brave warrior”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 961
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 89 (#335 (tie) most common name, -90.7% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #65
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 56,749

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#33. Benjamin

Benjamin is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “son of my days”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 966
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 677 (#50 most common name, -29.9% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #30
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 133,912

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#32. Aaron

Aaron is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “high mountain”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 1,039
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 389 (#92 most common name, -62.6% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #31
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 128,355

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#31. Samuel

Samuel is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “name of God”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 1,053
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 844 (#29 most common name, -19.8% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #33
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 125,562

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#30. Steven

Steven is a name of Greek origin meaning “crown”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 1,102
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 258 (#138 most common name, -76.6% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #35
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 121,095

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#29. Hunter

Hunter is a name of English origin meaning “one who hunts”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 1,146
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 760 (#38 most common name, -33.7% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #58
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 60,470

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#28. Ryan

Ryan is a name of Irish origin meaning “little king” or “illustrious”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 1,178
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 457 (#78 (tie) most common name, -61.2% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #14
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 241,206

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#27. Jordan

Jordan is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “to flow down”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 1,182
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 885 (#22 most common name, -25.1% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #28
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 144,733

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#26. Timothy

Timothy is a name of Greek origin meaning “honouring God”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 1,248
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 419 (#86 most common name, -66.4% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #37
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 107,748

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#25. Anthony

Anthony is a name of Latin origin meaning “praiseworthy”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 1,425
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 583 (#57 most common name, -59.1% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #19
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 216,192

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#24. Thomas

Thomas is a name of Greek origin meaning “twin”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 1,435
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 758 (#39 most common name, -47.2% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #26
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 146,603

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#23. Daniel

Daniel is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “God is my judge”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 1,443
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 600 (#55 (tie) most common name, -58.4% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #8
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 272,291

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#22. Jeremy

Jeremy is a name of English origin meaning “appointed by God”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 1,466
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 335 (#103 most common name, -77.1% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #46
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 77,787

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#21. Cody

Cody is a name of English origin meaning “helpful”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 1,525
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 153 (#215 most common name, -90.0% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #27
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 146,472

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#20. Nicholas

Nicholas is a name of Greek origin meaning “victory of the people”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 1,552
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 378 (#96 most common name, -75.6% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #6
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 275,308

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#19. Charles

Charles is a name of Germanic origin meaning “free man”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 1,643
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 821 (#31 most common name, -50.0% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #42
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 92,415

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#18. Andrew

Andrew is a name of Greek origin meaning “brave”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 1,655
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 752 (#40 most common name, -54.6% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #7
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 272,884

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#17. Zachary

Zachary is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “God remembers”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 1,877
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 327 (#110 most common name, -82.6% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #16
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 225,268

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#16. David

David is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “beloved”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 1,923
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 803 (#33 most common name, -58.2% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #12
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 253,651

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#15. Jonathan

Jonathan is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “God has given”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 1,942
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 601 (#54 most common name, -69.1% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #21
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 197,464

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#14. Joseph

Joseph is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “he will add”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 2,077
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 918 (#19 most common name, -55.8% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #10
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 260,696

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#13. Tyler

Tyler is a name of English origin meaning “doorkeeper of an inn” or “owner of a tavern”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 2,115
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 770 (#36 most common name, -63.6% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #9
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 262,292

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#12. Austin

Austin is a name of English origin meaning “magnificent”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 2,215
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 600 (#55 (tie) most common name, -72.9% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #22
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 190,120

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#11. Jacob

Jacob is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “to follow”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 2,289
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 1,087 (#12 most common name, -52.5% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #5
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 298,377

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#10. Matthew

Matthew is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “Gift of Yahweh”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 2,354
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 767 (#37 most common name, -67.4% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #3
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 351,639

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#9. Robert

Robert is a name of Germanic origin meaning “fame” or “bright”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 2,479
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 816 (#32 most common name, -67.1% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #20
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 205,430

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#8. Brandon

Brandon is a name of English origin meaning “beacon hill” or “crow”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 2,691
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 508 (#68 (tie) most common name, -81.1% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #11
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 259,398

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#7. Justin

Justin is a name of Latin origin meaning “righteous”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 2,814
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 508 (#68 (tie) most common name, -81.9% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #17
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 220,108

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#6. John

John is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “Yahweh has been gracious”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 2,887
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 1,831 (#3 most common name, -36.6% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #15
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 240,101

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#5. Michael

Michael is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “who is like God?”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 3,585
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 1,176 (#10 most common name, -67.2% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #1
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 462,360

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#4. Joshua

Joshua is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “God Is my salvation”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 3,686
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 1,113 (#11 most common name, -69.8% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #4
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 329,139

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#3. William

William is a name of Germanic origin meaning “vehement protector”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 3,849
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 2,200 (#1 most common name, -42.8% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #18
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 217,802

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#2. James

James is a name of Hebrew origin meaning “supplanter”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 4,074
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 1,860 (#2 most common name, -54.3% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #13
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 244,926

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#1. Christopher

Christopher is a name of English origin meaning “Christ-bearer”.

Mississippi
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 4,216
– Babies from 2010 to 2019: 1,207 (#9 most common name, -71.4% compared to the 90s)

National
– Rank: #2
– Babies from 1990 to 1999: 360,231

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