9 1980s names that mean 1980s for boys, listing 1980s baby names 1-9. Blair, Blake, Colby, Whitney and William are popular names. Conan, Ewing, Ferris and River are uncommon names. View 1980s baby names for name meanings, search 1980s names for girls, or search other baby names.
Blair ... Used somewhat more for girls than for boys since the early 1980s. 
Blake ... Made familiar in the 1980s due to the fictitious character Blake Carrington on the TV series "Dynasty" ... 
Colby ... There was a 1980s television series "The Colbys" ... 
Conan ... the fictional character from novels and movies in the 1980s ... 
Ewing ... There was an Ewing family on the popular TV series "Dallas" in the 1980s ... 
Ferris ... Brought to attention in the 1980s by the movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off". 
River ... Made famous in the 1980s by actor River Phoenix. 
Whitney ... Place name. Surname that was popularly used as a girl's name in the 1980s ...
William ... actor Willem Dafoe has made the Dutch form familiar since the 1980s ...