Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in United States of 1961 for girls and boys. Click on a name below to learn baby name meanings and more.

Most Popular Names For Births In the United States 1961:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Michael 4.032 86,908
2 David 3.933 84,768
3 John 3.707 79,908
4 James 3.521 75,895
5 Robert 3.382 72,907
6 Mark 2.679 57,749
7 William 2.227 48,003
8 Richard 1.908 41,123
9 Thomas 1.741 37,533
10 Steven 1.495 32,232
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 2.296 47,657
2 Lisa 2.057 42,691
3 Susan 1.807 37,519
4 Linda 1.714 35,573
5 Karen 1.671 34,686
6 Patricia 1.390 28,854
7 Donna 1.381 28,664
8 Cynthia 1.174 24,377
9 Sandra 1.163 24,134
10 Deborah 1.160 24,084