Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1973 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 1973:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Michael 4.204 67,851
2 Christopher 2.994 48,321
3 Jason 2.893 46,686
4 James 2.658 42,900
5 David 2.547 41,108
6 John 2.427 39,177
7 Robert 2.399 38,723
8 Brian 2.213 35,711
9 William 1.736 28,019
10 Matthew 1.521 24,549
11 Daniel 1.467 23,685
12 Joseph 1.321 21,320
13 Eric 1.289 20,810
14 Kevin 1.288 20,796
15 Mark 1.263 20,381
16 Richard 1.236 19,956
17 Jeffrey 1.191 19,221
18 Scott 1.176 18,981
19 Thomas 1.111 17,938
20 Steven 1.065 17,194
21 Anthony 1.017 16,416
22 Timothy 0.995 16,055
23 Charles 0.976 15,755
24 Paul 0.800 12,905
25 Chad 0.798 12,886
26 Gregory 0.723 11,672
27 Shawn 0.709 11,441
28 Kenneth 0.680 10,978
29 Andrew 0.665 10,741
30 Ryan 0.652 10,518
31 Jonathan 0.636 10,272
32 Stephen 0.617 9,952
33 Jeremy 0.580 9,359
34 Aaron 0.573 9,244
35 Todd 0.538 8,679
36 Sean 0.531 8,568
37 Patrick 0.526 8,483
38 Edward 0.519 8,370
39 Donald 0.518 8,365
40 Ronald 0.516 8,330
41 Keith 0.506 8,164
42 Joshua 0.500 8,063
43 Bryan 0.441 7,115
44 Gary 0.425 6,859
45 Adam 0.424 6,841
46 George 0.409 6,606
47 Douglas 0.409 6,603
48 Craig 0.390 6,293
49 Jose 0.378 6,095
50 Larry 0.377 6,077
51 Justin 0.376 6,074
52 Peter 0.367 5,916
53 Travis 0.364 5,872
54 Shane 0.354 5,709
55 Benjamin 0.324 5,233
56 Dennis 0.321 5,179
57 Jerry 0.316 5,100
58 Brandon 0.314 5,074
59 Troy 0.314 5,061
60 Raymond 0.299 4,829
61 Frank 0.297 4,788
62 Bradley 0.294 4,752
63 Nathan 0.294 4,747
64 Jeffery 0.273 4,403
65 Terry 0.271 4,376
66 Samuel 0.264 4,268
67 Juan 0.253 4,086
68 Rodney 0.252 4,062
69 Derek 0.244 3,935
70 Jamie 0.242 3,911
71 Phillip 0.239 3,856
72 Marcus 0.230 3,716
73 Joel 0.221 3,572
74 Carlos 0.221 3,570
75 Jesse 0.214 3,448
76 Billy 0.213 3,442
77 Russell 0.211 3,401
78 Tony 0.208 3,356
79 Randy 0.207 3,348
80 Brent 0.204 3,288
81 Marc 0.203 3,279
82 Johnny 0.202 3,266
83 Danny 0.197 3,178
84 Roger 0.195 3,155
85 Nicholas 0.195 3,153
86 Erik 0.190 3,060
87 Derrick 0.189 3,058
88 Brett 0.188 3,030
89 Corey 0.187 3,022
90 Carl 0.187 3,016
91 Philip 0.186 3,000
92 Antonio 0.183 2,957
93 Bobby 0.179 2,889
94 Jon 0.173 2,800
95 Jimmy 0.169 2,732
96 Chris 0.168 2,706
97 Christian 0.167 2,692
98 Curtis 0.167 2,691
99 Vincent 0.166 2,682
100 Shannon 0.163 2,635
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Jennifer 4.019 62,454
2 Amy 1.735 26,961
3 Michelle 1.733 26,930
4 Kimberly 1.514 23,529
5 Lisa 1.459 22,664
6 Melissa 1.447 22,486
7 Angela 1.345 20,897
8 Heather 1.245 19,351
9 Stephanie 1.110 17,255
10 Rebecca 0.957 14,873
11 Nicole 0.896 13,918
12 Julie 0.823 12,785
13 Elizabeth 0.795 12,361
14 Mary 0.793 12,323
15 Tammy 0.724 11,243
16 Christina 0.701 10,886
17 Christine 0.679 10,550
18 Kelly 0.677 10,516
19 Laura 0.666 10,342
20 Tracy 0.638 9,909
21 Dawn 0.637 9,892
22 Shannon 0.631 9,803
23 Karen 0.602 9,358
24 Tina 0.599 9,309
25 Susan 0.598 9,291
26 Cynthia 0.563 8,752
27 Patricia 0.546 8,480
28 Lori 0.545 8,472
29 Wendy 0.503 7,811
30 Andrea 0.500 7,766
31 Maria 0.491 7,629
32 Stacy 0.472 7,339
33 April 0.467 7,261
34 Jessica 0.465 7,227
35 Sarah 0.464 7,215
36 Tonya 0.462 7,180
37 Tara 0.432 6,706
38 Denise 0.426 6,618
39 Sandra 0.424 6,588
40 Monica 0.410 6,376
41 Stacey 0.402 6,250
42 Rachel 0.393 6,108
43 Melanie 0.391 6,079
44 Michele 0.386 5,997
45 Teresa 0.385 5,983
46 Carrie 0.376 5,836
47 Pamela 0.374 5,818
48 Crystal 0.372 5,773
49 Danielle 0.363 5,648
50 Tanya 0.362 5,628
50 Amanda 0.362 5,628
52 Tiffany 0.354 5,503
53 Brenda 0.347 5,385
54 Holly 0.329 5,114
55 Donna 0.326 5,060
56 Deborah 0.321 4,985
57 Sharon 0.320 4,965
58 Kristen 0.318 4,936
59 Dana 0.317 4,930
60 Robin 0.309 4,807
61 Linda 0.305 4,739
62 Jill 0.292 4,540
63 Barbara 0.285 4,435
64 Katherine 0.285 4,422
65 Heidi 0.283 4,394
66 Tamara 0.276 4,287
67 Catherine 0.275 4,269
68 Kathleen 0.274 4,254
69 Theresa 0.269 4,181
70 Rhonda 0.268 4,163
71 Veronica 0.267 4,150
72 Melinda 0.267 4,147
73 Christy 0.265 4,122
74 Cheryl 0.258 4,011
75 Leslie 0.255 3,955
76 Sherry 0.254 3,954
77 Nancy 0.254 3,946
78 Kristin 0.251 3,907
79 Erin 0.250 3,879
80 Renee 0.248 3,846
81 Erica 0.245 3,800
82 Brandy 0.239 3,714
83 Gina 0.238 3,699
84 Debra 0.235 3,658
85 Diana 0.227 3,521
86 Paula 0.226 3,508
87 Anna 0.225 3,499
87 Jacqueline 0.225 3,499
89 Sara 0.224 3,481
90 Misty 0.224 3,475
91 Alicia 0.221 3,434
92 Cindy 0.211 3,283
93 Ann 0.209 3,253
94 Margaret 0.204 3,169
95 Victoria 0.198 3,069
96 Valerie 0.196 3,045
97 Kristina 0.196 3,038
98 Suzanne 0.195 3,036
99 Emily 0.195 3,029
100 Jodi 0.195 3,023