Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in United States of 1971 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 1971:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Michael 4.268 77,601
2 James 3.003 54,597
3 David 2.922 53,123
4 John 2.833 51,515
5 Robert 2.786 50,654
6 Christopher 2.653 48,239
7 William 1.949 35,442
8 Jason 1.880 34,188
9 Brian 1.795 32,644
10 Scott 1.701 30,923
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Jennifer 3.241 56,785
2 Michelle 1.892 33,156
3 Lisa 1.878 32,904
4 Kimberly 1.752 30,690
5 Amy 1.497 26,236
6 Angela 1.477 25,886
7 Melissa 1.362 23,869
8 Tammy 1.008 17,656
9 Mary 0.953 16,699
10 Julie 0.875 15,326