Popular Baby Names 1970’s

Popular names of the period 1970s

The most popular name for males in the 1970s was Michael where public birth records show 707,629 men were named Michael, The most popular name for females in the 1970s was Jennifer where public birth records show 581,766 ladies were named Jennifer
Males Females
Rank Name Number Name Number
1 Michael 707,629 Jennifer 581,766
2 Christopher 475,605 Amy 269,001
3 Jason 462,926 Melissa 253,285
4 David 445,940 Michelle 249,145
5 James 444,922 Kimberly 229,105
6 John 402,824 Lisa 228,688
7 Robert 397,399 Angela 225,251
8 Brian 322,826 Heather 203,917
9 William 283,547 Stephanie 160,470
10 Matthew 277,935 Nicole 144,670
11 Joseph 244,938 Jessica 143,498
12 Daniel 244,555 Elizabeth 142,859
13 Kevin 212,351 Rebecca 137,294
14 Eric 211,556 Kelly 133,557
15 Jeffrey 202,940 Mary 126,262
16 Richard 202,878 Christina 125,740
17 Scott 194,651 Amanda 123,935
18 Mark 194,387 Julie 121,938
19 Steven 188,164 Sarah 118,833
20 Thomas 186,859 Laura 118,211
21 Timothy 181,330 Shannon 113,807
22 Anthony 174,923 Christine 103,237
23 Charles 163,101 Tammy 98,830
24 Joshua 140,388 Tracy 95,538
25 Ryan 139,730 Karen 95,184
26 Jeremy 139,362 Dawn 92,441
27 Paul 136,466 Susan 88,316
28 Andrew 133,034 Andrea 86,429
29 Gregory 115,619 Tina 84,766
30 Chad 113,577 Patricia 81,101
31 Kenneth 111,530 Cynthia 80,208
32 Jonathan 107,975 Lori 77,779
33 Stephen 107,869 Rachel 77,756
34 Shawn 105,823 April 76,942
35 Aaron 101,521 Maria 76,263
36 Adam 91,801 Wendy 74,187
37 Patrick 91,301 Crystal 73,768
38 Justin 86,581 Stacy 69,903
39 Sean 83,911 Erin 67,894
40 Edward 83,491 Jamie 67,849
41 Todd 83,372 Carrie 66,831
42 Donald 82,467 Tiffany 65,157
43 Ronald 81,768 Tara 65,070
44 Benjamin 81,381 Sandra 64,329
45 Keith 76,726 Monica 61,675
46 Bryan 71,393 Danielle 60,922
47 Gary 68,284 Stacey 59,215
48 Jose 66,377 Pamela 58,042
49 Nathan 65,914 Tonya 57,792
50 Douglas 65,197 Sara 56,965
51 Nicholas 65,102 Michele 56,560
52 Brandon 65,084 Teresa 56,028
53 George 64,761 Denise 55,874
54 Travis 64,134 Jill 55,073
55 Peter 62,366 Katherine 54,062
56 Craig 58,825 Melanie 53,322
57 Bradley 58,718 Dana 51,362
58 Larry 58,147 Holly 50,467
59 Dennis 50,576 Erica 49,603
60 Shane 50,298 Brenda 48,591
61 Raymond 49,366 Deborah 47,857
62 Troy 48,858 Tanya 47,827
63 Jerry 48,363 Sharon 47,776
64 Samuel 48,112 Donna 47,347
65 Frank 46,935 Amber 47,071
66 Jesse 44,906 Emily 46,849
67 Jeffery 44,578 Robin 45,942
68 Juan 43,394 Linda 45,907
69 Terry 42,434 Kathleen 44,847
70 Corey 41,017 Leslie 44,835
71 Phillip 39,855 Christy 44,591
72 Marcus 39,491 Kristen 44,217
73 Derek 38,351 Catherine 43,864
74 Rodney 37,475 Kristin 42,384
75 Joel 37,242 Misty 42,376
76 Carlos 36,959 Barbara 42,242
77 Randy 36,550 Heidi 42,231
78 Jacob 36,379 Nancy 41,856
79 Jamie 36,300 Cheryl 40,395
80 Tony 35,698 Theresa 40,082
81 Russell 35,482 Brandy 40,072
82 Brent 35,399 Alicia 39,252
83 Antonio 33,271 Veronica 38,795
84 Billy 33,228 Gina 38,118
85 Derrick 32,864 Jacqueline 37,966
86 Kyle 32,668 Rhonda 37,948
87 Erik 32,104 Anna 37,793
88 Johnny 32,035 Renee 37,598
89 Marc 31,843 Megan 37,369
90 Philip 31,386 Tamara 37,072
91 Carl 31,378 Melinda 36,439
92 Roger 29,726 Kathryn 36,435
93 Bobby 29,079 Debra 34,610
94 Brett 28,940 Sherry 34,207
95 Danny 28,866 Allison 34,173
96 Curtis 28,817 Valerie 33,820
97 Jon 28,703 Diana 33,348
98 Vincent 27,652 Paula 32,728
99 Cory 27,515 Kristina 32,649
100 Jimmy 27,108 Ann 32,033
101 Victor 26,749 Margaret 31,953
102 Lawrence 26,668 Victoria 30,886
103 Dustin 26,578 Cindy 30,879
104 Gerald 26,161 Jodi 30,352
105 Walter 25,735 Natalie 29,806
106 Alexander 24,964 Brandi 29,075
107 Joe 24,947 Kristi 29,035
108 Christian 24,932 Suzanne 29,034
109 Chris 24,883 Samantha 28,917
110 Alan 24,823 Beth 28,863
111 Shannon 24,649 Tracey 28,749
112 Wayne 24,622 Regina 28,317
113 Jared 24,425 Vanessa 28,080
114 Gabriel 24,407 Kristy 27,775
115 Martin 24,288 Carolyn 27,055
116 Jay 23,991 Yolanda 27,030
117 Luis 23,972 Deanna 26,982
118 Willie 23,972 Carla 26,847
119 Micheal 23,796 Sheila 26,509
120 Henry 23,522 Laurie 26,106
121 Wesley 23,266 Anne 25,599
122 Randall 23,039 Shelly 25,535
123 Brad 22,626 Diane 25,322
124 Darren 22,587 Sabrina 24,493
125 Roy 22,359 Janet 24,451
126 Albert 22,122 Erika 24,308
127 Arthur 22,111 Katrina 24,292
128 Ricky 22,073 Courtney 23,996
129 Lance 21,815 Colleen 23,764
130 Allen 21,683 Carol 23,479
131 Lee 21,563 Julia 23,422
132 Andre 21,141 Jenny 22,904
133 Bruce 21,133 Jaime 22,775
134 Mario 20,951 Kathy 22,706
135 Frederick 20,730 Felicia 22,331
136 Louis 20,159 Alison 22,076
137 Darrell 20,077 Lauren 21,844
138 Damon 20,057 Kelli 21,542
139 Shaun 19,323 Leah 21,149
140 Nathaniel 19,191 Ashley 21,066
141 Zachary 19,079 Kim 20,699
142 Casey 18,986 Traci 20,677
143 Adrian 18,920 Kristine 20,547
144 Jesus 18,806 Tricia 20,521
145 Jeremiah 18,784 Joy 20,118
146 Jack 18,595 Krista 19,811
147 Ronnie 18,274 Kara 19,761
148 Dale 18,077 Terri 19,600
149 Tyrone 17,917 Sonya 19,470
150 Manuel 17,694 Aimee 19,408
151 Ricardo 17,662 Natasha 19,330
152 Harold 17,593 Cassandra 19,021
153 Kelly 17,322 Bridget 18,873
154 Barry 17,254 Anita 18,831
155 Ian 17,208 Kari 18,753
156 Reginald 17,198 Nichole 18,521
157 Glenn 16,892 Christie 18,179
158 Ernest 16,759 Marie 18,132
159 Steve 16,671 Virginia 18,049
160 Seth 16,589 Connie 17,958
161 Eugene 16,545 Martha 17,920
162 Clinton 16,352 Carmen 17,874
163 Miguel 16,317 Stacie 17,833
164 Tommy 16,180 Lynn 17,613
165 Eddie 15,874 Katie 17,478
166 Leonard 15,804 Monique 17,472
167 Maurice 15,235 Kristie 17,369
168 Roberto 15,153 Shelley 17,284
169 Dwayne 14,807 Sherri 17,086
170 Jerome 14,788 Angel 16,817
171 Ralph 14,760 Bonnie 16,674
172 Marvin 14,733 Mandy 16,245
173 Francisco 14,641 Jody 16,221
174 Jorge 14,641 Shawna 16,183
175 Neil 14,048 Kerry 16,126
176 Alex 14,017 Annette 16,056
177 Dean 13,903 Yvonne 15,995
178 Kristopher 13,887 Toni 15,897
179 Calvin 13,821 Meredith 15,841
180 Kurt 13,673 Molly 15,723
181 Theodore 13,577 Kendra 15,664
182 Ruben 13,545 Joanna 15,273
183 Jermaine 13,527 Sonia 15,205
184 Tracy 13,421 Janice 14,835
185 Edwin 13,368 Robyn 14,686
186 Stanley 13,226 Brooke 14,518
187 Melvin 13,126 Kerri 14,448
188 Howard 12,987 Sheri 14,395
189 Mitchell 12,978 Becky 14,311
190 Duane 12,409 Gloria 14,219
191 Trevor 12,352 Mindy 14,022
192 Jeff 12,264 Tracie 13,794
193 Geoffrey 12,183 Angie 13,783
194 Hector 12,133 Kellie 13,670
195 Terrence 11,905 Claudia 13,603
196 Terrance 11,890 Ruth 13,429
197 Oscar 11,853 Wanda 13,280
198 Jaime 11,807 Jeanette 12,970
199 Clifford 11,765 Cathy 12,942
200 Harry 11,655 Adrienne 12,797
Source: 100% sample based on Social Security card application data as of of March 2020. See the limitations of this data source.
Popular Baby Names 1970’s
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