Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in United States of 1974 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 1974:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Michael 4.144 67,579
2 Jason 3.359 54,768
3 Christopher 2.981 48,617
4 David 2.563 41,792
5 James 2.536 41,359
6 John 2.309 37,652
7 Robert 2.272 37,042
8 Brian 2.114 34,468
9 Matthew 1.669 27,221
10 William 1.655 26,990
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Jennifer 4.030 63,106
2 Amy 1.888 29,566
3 Michelle 1.649 25,826
4 Heather 1.481 23,187
5 Angela 1.456 22,799
6 Kimberly 1.432 22,424
7 Melissa 1.416 22,167
8 Lisa 1.263 19,775
9 Stephanie 1.085 16,985
10 Rebecca 0.969 15,169