The television show Beverly Hills 90210 – which ran from 1990 to 2000 — was no doubt a pop cultural phenomenon. Fans will remember iconic characters including Dylan McKay, Brandon Walsh, Kelly Taylor and Brenda Walsh. The show was so huge that it impacted how some parents named their children during those years!
For example, did you know that in the shows first season (1990) there were only 4,413 babes named Dylan, but by the last season (2000) that number skyrocketed to 15,400??
Names.org created the Baby Names Inspired by Beverly Hills 90210 interactive graphic.
Check out your favorite character and see what impact, if any, Brandon Walsh, Brenda Walsh, Kelly Taylor, Donna Martin, Steve Sanders, Andrea Zuckerman and David Silver had during the show’s 10-year reign!