Gender: Male
Total Babies With Name: 4,270,672
Highest Rank: 1
Number of Years at Highest Rank: 44
Years at Highest Rank: 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998

Since the 1900s, Michael has been one of the most enduringly popular names among baby boys. Michael has ranked among the top five names for many decades. Meaning “who is like God,” the name did not make it into the top five for 2014, and instead fell to No. 7 in the U.S.

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