Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1965 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 1965:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Michael 4.276 81,058
2 John 3.775 71,566
3 David 3.581 67,885
4 James 3.572 67,706
5 Robert 3.332 63,161
6 William 2.118 40,146
7 Mark 2.019 38,278
8 Richard 1.945 36,867
9 Thomas 1.669 31,647
10 Jeffrey 1.561 29,596
11 Joseph 1.512 28,658
12 Timothy 1.496 28,350
13 Kevin 1.487 28,188
14 Steven 1.477 28,000
15 Scott 1.343 25,456
16 Paul 1.315 24,935
17 Daniel 1.311 24,856
18 Christopher 1.300 24,649
19 Brian 1.296 24,567
20 Charles 1.239 23,491
21 Kenneth 1.197 22,691
22 Anthony 1.073 20,335
23 Gregory 0.961 18,210
24 Ronald 0.930 17,632
25 Eric 0.888 16,831
26 Donald 0.846 16,045
27 Gary 0.806 15,284
28 Stephen 0.773 14,651
29 Edward 0.760 14,409
30 Todd 0.735 13,941
31 Patrick 0.683 12,948
32 Douglas 0.674 12,777
33 Rodney 0.585 11,082
34 George 0.564 10,686
35 Keith 0.564 10,685
36 Matthew 0.527 9,993
37 Andrew 0.511 9,684
38 Larry 0.497 9,415
39 Peter 0.496 9,394
40 Terry 0.480 9,094
41 Jerry 0.476 9,021
42 Randy 0.468 8,865
43 Frank 0.439 8,318
44 Dennis 0.433 8,213
45 Raymond 0.425 8,052
46 Craig 0.415 7,874
47 Jeffery 0.408 7,736
48 Tony 0.360 6,825
49 Roger 0.339 6,427
50 Bruce 0.334 6,327
51 Mike 0.318 6,034
52 Darren 0.313 5,932
53 Troy 0.309 5,860
54 Carl 0.306 5,802
55 Steve 0.300 5,689
56 Danny 0.299 5,677
57 Ricky 0.298 5,653
58 Russell 0.298 5,652
59 Alan 0.297 5,623
60 Chris 0.290 5,488
61 Vincent 0.287 5,433
62 Jeff 0.286 5,418
63 Bryan 0.282 5,349
64 Gerald 0.277 5,255
65 Wayne 0.270 5,118
66 Lawrence 0.262 4,963
67 Martin 0.261 4,942
68 Shawn 0.260 4,924
69 Darryl 0.260 4,922
70 Phillip 0.258 4,894
71 Joe 0.255 4,838
72 Bradley 0.253 4,791
73 Randall 0.251 4,759
74 Jonathan 0.249 4,729
75 Curtis 0.248 4,694
76 Johnny 0.247 4,684
77 Billy 0.246 4,654
78 Sean 0.243 4,600
78 Jon 0.243 4,600
80 Bobby 0.242 4,590
81 Jimmy 0.239 4,530
82 Walter 0.237 4,490
83 Samuel 0.232 4,402
84 Dale 0.232 4,400
85 Glenn 0.230 4,364
86 Barry 0.228 4,324
87 Philip 0.226 4,277
88 Dean 0.216 4,097
89 Jose 0.209 3,963
90 Jay 0.208 3,943
91 Darrell 0.205 3,893
92 Allen 0.203 3,839
93 Willie 0.201 3,803
94 Henry 0.200 3,798
95 Roy 0.200 3,789
96 Arthur 0.199 3,774
97 Tim 0.196 3,721
98 Victor 0.194 3,683
99 Harold 0.187 3,538
100 Albert 0.180 3,421
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Lisa 3.298 60,262
2 Mary 1.876 34,273
3 Karen 1.799 32,876
4 Kimberly 1.578 28,830
5 Susan 1.441 26,330
6 Patricia 1.289 23,551
7 Donna 1.078 19,698
8 Linda 1.059 19,341
9 Cynthia 1.053 19,247
10 Angela 1.026 18,753
11 Tammy 0.985 18,006
12 Pamela 0.956 17,477
13 Deborah 0.935 17,080
14 Julie 0.930 16,988
15 Sandra 0.896 16,374
16 Elizabeth 0.893 16,320
17 Laura 0.887 16,216
18 Michelle 0.887 16,214
19 Lori 0.859 15,701
20 Jennifer 0.832 15,203
21 Christine 0.832 15,194
22 Sharon 0.828 15,133
23 Brenda 0.824 15,064
24 Teresa 0.798 14,577
25 Barbara 0.768 14,024
26 Dawn 0.730 13,336
27 Debra 0.717 13,101
28 Denise 0.713 13,029
29 Tina 0.702 12,819
30 Kelly 0.698 12,759
31 Cheryl 0.687 12,552
32 Nancy 0.671 12,254
33 Robin 0.656 11,993
34 Kathleen 0.645 11,784
35 Amy 0.631 11,526
36 Tracy 0.612 11,175
37 Rhonda 0.599 10,948
38 Melissa 0.578 10,569
39 Wendy 0.574 10,480
40 Diane 0.567 10,360
41 Rebecca 0.559 10,213
42 Carol 0.553 10,102
43 Kim 0.552 10,081
44 Stephanie 0.534 9,763
45 Theresa 0.530 9,681
46 Maria 0.518 9,464
47 Jacqueline 0.515 9,411
48 Michele 0.474 8,663
49 Paula 0.433 7,907
50 Sheila 0.433 7,906
51 Jill 0.428 7,820
52 Margaret 0.426 7,790
53 Cindy 0.426 7,776
54 Kathy 0.425 7,761
55 Janet 0.419 7,653
56 Sherry 0.404 7,389
57 Catherine 0.397 7,250
58 Carolyn 0.382 6,971
59 Ann 0.371 6,778
60 Laurie 0.358 6,534
61 Connie 0.337 6,153
62 Debbie 0.333 6,087
63 Andrea 0.333 6,078
64 Diana 0.325 5,931
65 Suzanne 0.324 5,913
66 Beth 0.316 5,771
67 Valerie 0.309 5,648
68 Renee 0.301 5,496
69 Terri 0.294 5,381
70 Gina 0.288 5,270
71 Annette 0.288 5,261
72 Monica 0.279 5,105
73 Janice 0.275 5,029
74 Christina 0.272 4,977
75 Leslie 0.267 4,876
76 Carla 0.262 4,779
77 Dana 0.259 4,727
78 Anne 0.259 4,726
79 Katherine 0.258 4,713
80 Lynn 0.255 4,668
81 Wanda 0.255 4,651
82 Regina 0.249 4,548
83 Darlene 0.239 4,359
84 Stacey 0.234 4,270
85 Tracey 0.233 4,261
86 Judy 0.232 4,243
87 Kathryn 0.228 4,159
88 Cathy 0.227 4,152
89 Joyce 0.226 4,129
90 Bonnie 0.226 4,128
91 Sherri 0.222 4,064
92 Sarah 0.222 4,056
93 Colleen 0.221 4,029
94 Anita 0.220 4,022
95 Jane 0.215 3,931
96 Anna 0.215 3,920
97 Penny 0.213 3,899
98 Shelly 0.211 3,850
99 Martha 0.208 3,803
100 Melinda 0.208 3,799