Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 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
11 Richard 1.439 26,164
12 Jeffrey 1.422 25,853
13 Mark 1.383 25,139
14 Kevin 1.368 24,872
15 Joseph 1.348 24,509
16 Steven 1.303 23,698
17 Thomas 1.274 23,164
18 Eric 1.264 22,978
19 Matthew 1.241 22,573
20 Daniel 1.198 21,784
21 Timothy 1.105 20,095
22 Charles 1.092 19,854
23 Anthony 1.057 19,221
24 Paul 0.961 17,479
25 Gregory 0.812 14,766
26 Kenneth 0.812 14,765
27 Stephen 0.721 13,106
28 Shawn 0.705 12,821
29 Chad 0.667 12,132
30 Todd 0.664 12,066
31 Ronald 0.640 11,639
32 Edward 0.609 11,066
33 Andrew 0.601 10,927
34 Donald 0.598 10,874
35 Patrick 0.594 10,809
36 Sean 0.578 10,512
37 Keith 0.542 9,862
38 Gary 0.506 9,194
39 Douglas 0.481 8,742
40 Jonathan 0.475 8,640
41 Aaron 0.462 8,405
42 George 0.453 8,228
43 Craig 0.438 7,962
44 Larry 0.427 7,763
45 Jeremy 0.412 7,491
46 Troy 0.404 7,342
47 Peter 0.387 7,034
48 Bryan 0.364 6,614
49 Dennis 0.363 6,594
50 Jerry 0.361 6,571
51 Ryan 0.341 6,200
52 Raymond 0.336 6,102
53 Jeffery 0.335 6,094
54 Frank 0.335 6,089
55 Jose 0.330 6,000
56 Terry 0.322 5,857
57 Adam 0.322 5,854
58 Bradley 0.318 5,787
59 Rodney 0.286 5,202
60 Shane 0.280 5,090
61 Travis 0.276 5,021
62 Tony 0.269 4,889
63 Derek 0.257 4,680
64 Russell 0.249 4,533
65 Marcus 0.243 4,414
66 Samuel 0.242 4,408
67 Randy 0.239 4,348
68 Chris 0.236 4,294
69 Benjamin 0.234 4,252
70 Marc 0.232 4,211
71 Roger 0.227 4,130
72 Carl 0.223 4,059
73 Brent 0.223 4,052
74 Johnny 0.217 3,938
75 Billy 0.215 3,908
76 Phillip 0.212 3,850
77 Corey 0.207 3,772
78 Jon 0.204 3,716
79 Bobby 0.201 3,652
80 Joshua 0.201 3,650
81 Juan 0.200 3,638
82 Danny 0.198 3,608
83 Gerald 0.198 3,593
84 Derrick 0.197 3,575
85 Lawrence 0.194 3,529
86 Joel 0.192 3,495
87 Vincent 0.189 3,437
88 Curtis 0.189 3,429
89 Carlos 0.188 3,423
90 Walter 0.185 3,359
91 Brett 0.185 3,357
92 Wayne 0.183 3,335
93 Jimmy 0.182 3,317
94 Philip 0.182 3,307
95 Brandon 0.180 3,267
96 Jamie 0.178 3,236
97 Erik 0.177 3,211
98 Lance 0.175 3,178
99 Alan 0.174 3,168
100 Darren 0.174 3,160
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
11 Stephanie 0.864 15,143
12 Heather 0.857 15,021
13 Tracy 0.817 14,320
14 Dawn 0.815 14,281
15 Karen 0.811 14,213
16 Laura 0.792 13,871
17 Susan 0.786 13,778
18 Christine 0.780 13,674
19 Elizabeth 0.776 13,603
20 Tina 0.757 13,258
21 Shannon 0.722 12,652
22 Kelly 0.719 12,597
23 Rebecca 0.696 12,199
24 Cynthia 0.693 12,143
25 Lori 0.675 11,834
26 Patricia 0.654 11,467
27 Nicole 0.595 10,428
28 Pamela 0.579 10,141
29 Wendy 0.574 10,060
30 Christina 0.566 9,911
31 Sandra 0.554 9,711
32 Stacy 0.520 9,114
33 Deborah 0.495 8,677
34 Teresa 0.489 8,563
35 Andrea 0.484 8,476
36 Denise 0.469 8,216
37 Maria 0.462 8,102
38 Donna 0.457 8,013
39 Michele 0.454 7,955
40 Sharon 0.429 7,521
41 Stacey 0.427 7,484
42 Linda 0.421 7,378
43 Brenda 0.409 7,163
44 Dana 0.396 6,931
45 Tonya 0.394 6,896
46 Rhonda 0.379 6,649
47 Barbara 0.368 6,454
48 Monica 0.367 6,428
49 Tara 0.361 6,331
50 Cheryl 0.361 6,328
51 Robin 0.355 6,216
52 Nancy 0.355 6,215
53 Kathleen 0.351 6,155
54 Rachel 0.349 6,121
55 Carrie 0.341 5,978
56 April 0.339 5,940
57 Debra 0.338 5,931
58 Sarah 0.334 5,849
59 Jill 0.327 5,727
60 Sherry 0.317 5,563
61 Theresa 0.311 5,449
62 Tiffany 0.309 5,415
63 Paula 0.307 5,383
64 Jessica 0.306 5,360
65 Catherine 0.304 5,329
66 Melanie 0.293 5,140
67 Katherine 0.292 5,121
68 Leslie 0.292 5,111
69 Gina 0.281 4,922
70 Cindy 0.280 4,906
71 Kristin 0.277 4,859
72 Tanya 0.277 4,852
73 Renee 0.276 4,833
74 Tracey 0.273 4,792
75 Jacqueline 0.273 4,786
76 Holly 0.271 4,746
77 Heidi 0.269 4,715
78 Ann 0.260 4,557
79 Crystal 0.259 4,534
80 Tamara 0.256 4,485
81 Sheila 0.247 4,330
82 Diana 0.240 4,212
83 Diane 0.240 4,205
84 Amanda 0.236 4,133
85 Melinda 0.232 4,058
86 Margaret 0.228 4,000
87 Kristen 0.226 3,965
88 Suzanne 0.224 3,931
89 Christy 0.224 3,930
90 Regina 0.221 3,871
91 Kathy 0.221 3,869
92 Carol 0.220 3,860
93 Erin 0.220 3,858
94 Jodi 0.218 3,825
95 Deanna 0.216 3,792
96 Laurie 0.214 3,751
97 Victoria 0.212 3,723
98 Yolanda 0.212 3,722
99 Danielle 0.212 3,719
100 Kim 0.210 3,684
100 Beth 0.210 3,684