Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1962 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 1962:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Michael 4.045 85,038
2 David 3.868 81,313
3 John 3.732 78,446
4 James 3.452 72,564
5 Robert 3.340 70,208
6 Mark 2.546 53,515
7 William 2.134 44,860
8 Richard 1.875 39,424
9 Thomas 1.738 36,534
10 Jeffrey 1.595 33,528
11 Scott 1.461 30,705
12 Steven 1.460 30,697
13 Joseph 1.432 30,099
14 Kevin 1.349 28,361
15 Charles 1.313 27,595
16 Timothy 1.288 27,081
17 Daniel 1.216 25,556
18 Kenneth 1.201 25,247
19 Paul 1.132 23,801
20 Brian 1.106 23,244
21 Gregory 1.045 21,961
22 Gary 0.994 20,893
23 Donald 0.971 20,423
24 Anthony 0.957 20,108
25 Ronald 0.950 19,980
26 Christopher 0.834 17,525
27 Douglas 0.757 15,921
28 Stephen 0.743 15,623
29 Edward 0.739 15,527
30 Todd 0.606 12,740
31 Larry 0.605 12,708
32 George 0.597 12,558
33 Eric 0.588 12,354
34 Terry 0.585 12,296
35 Randy 0.564 11,851
36 Keith 0.553 11,624
37 Dennis 0.505 10,622
38 Jerry 0.503 10,578
39 Mike 0.501 10,524
40 Patrick 0.499 10,484
41 Bruce 0.478 10,042
42 Frank 0.464 9,753
43 Peter 0.456 9,586
44 Jeff 0.448 9,426
45 Jeffery 0.441 9,274
46 Steve 0.436 9,170
47 Raymond 0.432 9,072
48 Roger 0.431 9,070
49 Andrew 0.414 8,711
50 Ricky 0.413 8,691
51 Craig 0.406 8,538
52 Tony 0.390 8,192
53 Alan 0.367 7,708
54 Danny 0.363 7,633
55 Glenn 0.350 7,357
56 Matthew 0.347 7,288
57 Russell 0.335 7,041
58 Carl 0.326 6,855
59 Joe 0.323 6,787
60 Chris 0.323 6,784
61 Barry 0.313 6,581
62 Dale 0.303 6,365
63 Wayne 0.301 6,319
64 Gerald 0.296 6,232
65 Randall 0.296 6,229
66 Vincent 0.293 6,154
67 Troy 0.287 6,038
68 Phillip 0.280 5,889
69 Johnny 0.275 5,781
70 Lawrence 0.267 5,616
71 Billy 0.266 5,592
72 Tim 0.266 5,591
73 Curtis 0.265 5,572
74 Martin 0.264 5,545
75 Jimmy 0.262 5,518
76 Rodney 0.259 5,441
77 Greg 0.256 5,372
78 Bobby 0.253 5,321
79 Walter 0.251 5,286
80 Jay 0.245 5,157
81 Philip 0.241 5,069
82 Bryan 0.237 4,987
83 Darryl 0.236 4,970
84 Jon 0.228 4,788
85 Jim 0.224 4,712
86 Dean 0.222 4,663
87 Bradley 0.220 4,633
88 Samuel 0.216 4,548
89 Willie 0.216 4,539
90 Roy 0.213 4,480
91 Arthur 0.211 4,432
92 Henry 0.207 4,351
93 Allen 0.203 4,267
94 Jonathan 0.203 4,262
95 Harold 0.201 4,227
96 Victor 0.200 4,206
97 Ralph 0.199 4,174
98 Tom 0.198 4,169
99 Jack 0.198 4,168
100 Ronnie 0.196 4,113
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Lisa 2.274 46,085
2 Mary 2.146 43,494
3 Susan 1.764 35,747
4 Karen 1.736 35,183
5 Linda 1.552 31,459
6 Patricia 1.310 26,542
7 Donna 1.269 25,725
8 Cynthia 1.185 24,019
9 Deborah 1.130 22,894
10 Sandra 1.106 22,417
11 Lori 1.105 22,391
12 Pamela 1.049 21,272
13 Brenda 1.049 21,271
14 Barbara 1.019 20,654
15 Debra 1.016 20,603
16 Kimberly 1.005 20,362
17 Sharon 0.968 19,623
18 Teresa 0.914 18,516
19 Nancy 0.889 18,025
20 Elizabeth 0.878 17,800
21 Laura 0.863 17,498
22 Julie 0.843 17,088
23 Tammy 0.826 16,748
24 Cheryl 0.818 16,582
25 Robin 0.746 15,125
26 Diane 0.731 14,820
27 Kathy 0.728 14,757
28 Carol 0.717 14,528
29 Kathleen 0.700 14,183
30 Denise 0.690 13,979
31 Michelle 0.659 13,352
32 Debbie 0.646 13,101
33 Tina 0.631 12,780
34 Cindy 0.607 12,295
35 Janet 0.605 12,253
36 Angela 0.575 11,661
37 Kim 0.575 11,655
38 Kelly 0.569 11,530
39 Christine 0.553 11,199
40 Theresa 0.546 11,060
41 Jennifer 0.542 10,982
42 Laurie 0.527 10,677
43 Margaret 0.497 10,079
44 Jacqueline 0.485 9,832
45 Rhonda 0.484 9,803
46 Carolyn 0.478 9,694
47 Rebecca 0.464 9,404
48 Sherry 0.455 9,230
49 Maria 0.448 9,074
50 Dawn 0.443 8,982
51 Connie 0.438 8,881
52 Sheila 0.433 8,781
53 Catherine 0.429 8,696
54 Terri 0.416 8,437
55 Tracy 0.410 8,306
56 Ann 0.401 8,120
57 Diana 0.387 7,839
58 Janice 0.386 7,820
59 Michele 0.367 7,430
60 Paula 0.355 7,195
61 Amy 0.354 7,179
62 Cathy 0.353 7,147
63 Judy 0.348 7,058
64 Wendy 0.344 6,974
65 Suzanne 0.338 6,856
66 Beth 0.317 6,423
67 Valerie 0.312 6,332
68 Melissa 0.311 6,313
69 Stephanie 0.309 6,266
70 Beverly 0.309 6,260
71 Lynn 0.307 6,217
72 Jill 0.304 6,168
73 Jane 0.302 6,114
74 Joyce 0.301 6,094
75 Annette 0.300 6,077
76 Renee 0.297 6,016
77 Wanda 0.296 6,008
78 Carla 0.287 5,816
79 Bonnie 0.287 5,814
80 Leslie 0.285 5,781
81 Anita 0.272 5,517
82 Sherri 0.264 5,356
83 Anne 0.260 5,276
84 Katherine 0.260 5,272
85 Vicki 0.257 5,209
86 Judith 0.256 5,182
87 Martha 0.255 5,162
88 Kathryn 0.252 5,110
89 Darlene 0.252 5,104
90 Gloria 0.252 5,100
91 Regina 0.247 5,001
92 Penny 0.247 4,999
93 Peggy 0.242 4,902
94 Joan 0.241 4,883
95 Jean 0.241 4,877
96 Shirley 0.240 4,874
97 Betty 0.235 4,766
98 Sarah 0.224 4,547
99 Andrea 0.224 4,537
100 Anna 0.219 4,440