Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1970 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 1970:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Michael 4.477 85,312
2 James 3.242 61,779
3 David 3.241 61,773
4 John 3.072 58,537
5 Robert 3.002 57,210
6 Christopher 2.193 41,795
7 William 2.042 38,912
8 Brian 1.676 31,947
9 Mark 1.653 31,503
10 Richard 1.599 30,465
11 Jeffrey 1.582 30,154
12 Scott 1.500 28,589
13 Jason 1.432 27,291
14 Kevin 1.416 26,989
15 Steven 1.407 26,820
16 Joseph 1.403 26,733
17 Thomas 1.401 26,691
18 Eric 1.238 23,590
19 Daniel 1.235 23,543
20 Timothy 1.178 22,449
21 Charles 1.177 22,426
22 Anthony 1.112 21,199
23 Paul 1.061 20,212
24 Matthew 1.060 20,192
25 Kenneth 0.882 16,812
26 Gregory 0.855 16,294
27 Stephen 0.775 14,775
28 Todd 0.757 14,427
29 Ronald 0.715 13,619
30 Donald 0.651 12,401
31 Edward 0.646 12,302
32 Andrew 0.629 11,996
33 Patrick 0.616 11,743
34 Shawn 0.575 10,953
35 Gary 0.563 10,728
36 Douglas 0.546 10,413
37 Sean 0.544 10,366
38 Keith 0.504 9,611
39 Craig 0.492 9,379
40 George 0.468 8,924
41 Troy 0.443 8,445
42 Jonathan 0.431 8,206
43 Larry 0.426 8,109
44 Peter 0.423 8,058
45 Jerry 0.390 7,427
46 Dennis 0.384 7,320
47 Bradley 0.358 6,824
48 Frank 0.357 6,801
49 Raymond 0.357 6,794
50 Jeffery 0.352 6,710
51 Chad 0.349 6,645
52 Aaron 0.345 6,584
53 Bryan 0.339 6,461
54 Terry 0.325 6,187
55 Rodney 0.308 5,863
56 Jose 0.299 5,698
57 Tony 0.288 5,486
58 Russell 0.269 5,121
59 Randy 0.264 5,037
60 Marc 0.263 5,015
61 Roger 0.241 4,587
62 Samuel 0.239 4,560
63 Chris 0.234 4,465
64 Shane 0.234 4,454
65 Johnny 0.233 4,444
66 Carl 0.231 4,400
67 Gerald 0.231 4,399
68 Jon 0.230 4,374
69 Travis 0.227 4,329
70 Jeremy 0.227 4,322
71 Adam 0.227 4,318
72 Marcus 0.226 4,315
73 Phillip 0.225 4,283
74 Brent 0.224 4,272
75 Darren 0.220 4,196
76 Lance 0.219 4,166
77 Derek 0.218 4,149
78 Billy 0.216 4,122
79 Vincent 0.211 4,028
80 Wayne 0.210 4,006
81 Benjamin 0.206 3,930
82 Joel 0.202 3,843
83 Lawrence 0.201 3,822
84 Corey 0.200 3,815
85 Danny 0.197 3,762
86 Jimmy 0.192 3,654
87 Bobby 0.191 3,632
88 Curtis 0.190 3,616
89 Walter 0.188 3,585
90 Joe 0.187 3,573
91 Alan 0.187 3,561
92 Philip 0.185 3,520
93 Martin 0.184 3,512
94 Bruce 0.183 3,490
95 Juan 0.182 3,467
96 Derrick 0.181 3,451
97 Jay 0.180 3,421
98 Carlos 0.178 3,386
99 Brett 0.177 3,377
100 Randall 0.172 3,270
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Jennifer 2.520 46,159
2 Lisa 2.127 38,957
3 Kimberly 1.864 34,139
4 Michelle 1.859 34,049
5 Amy 1.376 25,211
6 Angela 1.361 24,923
7 Melissa 1.296 23,743
8 Tammy 1.069 19,585
9 Mary 1.048 19,200
10 Tracy 1.008 18,468
11 Julie 0.937 17,162
12 Karen 0.912 16,702
13 Laura 0.900 16,489
14 Christine 0.877 16,059
15 Susan 0.860 15,744
16 Dawn 0.856 15,678
17 Stephanie 0.840 15,389
18 Elizabeth 0.826 15,124
19 Heather 0.801 14,664
20 Kelly 0.798 14,611
21 Tina 0.757 13,869
22 Shannon 0.740 13,548
23 Lori 0.734 13,443
24 Patricia 0.732 13,406
25 Cynthia 0.705 12,918
26 Pamela 0.705 12,915
27 Sandra 0.614 11,243
28 Wendy 0.606 11,102
29 Rebecca 0.593 10,857
30 Nicole 0.584 10,691
31 Michele 0.551 10,095
32 Donna 0.544 9,972
33 Deborah 0.538 9,852
34 Teresa 0.525 9,609
35 Christina 0.523 9,586
36 Denise 0.510 9,342
37 Sharon 0.501 9,177
38 Linda 0.477 8,740
39 Maria 0.473 8,662
40 Brenda 0.455 8,338
41 Barbara 0.438 8,025
42 Stacy 0.424 7,775
43 Andrea 0.421 7,705
44 Cheryl 0.406 7,440
45 Kathleen 0.405 7,412
46 Rhonda 0.403 7,382
47 Debra 0.393 7,199
48 Stacey 0.391 7,156
49 Tonya 0.390 7,140
50 Nancy 0.386 7,065
51 Robin 0.382 7,000
52 Jill 0.372 6,807
53 Dana 0.350 6,409
54 Theresa 0.350 6,406
55 Tracey 0.340 6,231
56 Monica 0.338 6,185
57 Paula 0.330 6,049
58 Rachel 0.329 6,031
59 Catherine 0.328 6,007
60 Sherry 0.323 5,915
61 Gina 0.321 5,875
62 Ann 0.313 5,736
63 Kristin 0.308 5,637
64 Leslie 0.307 5,621
65 Sarah 0.307 5,618
66 Jacqueline 0.305 5,579
67 Katherine 0.297 5,446
68 Renee 0.293 5,371
69 Tara 0.291 5,333
70 Diane 0.283 5,188
71 Carol 0.277 5,067
72 Cindy 0.276 5,048
73 Carrie 0.272 4,974
74 Sheila 0.270 4,937
75 Holly 0.269 4,936
76 Tanya 0.266 4,864
77 Kathy 0.262 4,796
78 Kim 0.258 4,727
79 Tamara 0.258 4,722
80 Margaret 0.257 4,708
81 Heidi 0.254 4,646
82 April 0.251 4,603
82 Kristen 0.251 4,603
84 Carolyn 0.247 4,520
85 Victoria 0.243 4,459
86 Regina 0.242 4,435
87 Suzanne 0.242 4,428
88 Laurie 0.240 4,392
89 Diana 0.239 4,375
90 Deanna 0.236 4,330
90 Melanie 0.236 4,330
92 Beth 0.232 4,248
93 Melinda 0.231 4,225
94 Carla 0.230 4,213
95 Jodi 0.228 4,185
96 Janet 0.227 4,159
97 Valerie 0.226 4,132
98 Jessica 0.220 4,021
99 Tiffany 0.218 4,000
100 Traci 0.210 3,855