Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 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
11 Daniel 1.462 23,840
12 Joseph 1.339 21,839
13 Eric 1.238 20,186
14 Kevin 1.194 19,470
15 Jeffrey 1.186 19,334
16 Mark 1.159 18,907
17 Richard 1.144 18,651
18 Scott 1.107 18,044
19 Steven 1.084 17,674
20 Thomas 1.060 17,287
21 Anthony 1.005 16,386
22 Timothy 0.975 15,893
23 Charles 0.929 15,155
24 Jeremy 0.816 13,301
25 Ryan 0.809 13,191
26 Chad 0.785 12,798
27 Paul 0.756 12,325
28 Andrew 0.722 11,781
29 Joshua 0.712 11,606
30 Shawn 0.702 11,447
31 Gregory 0.665 10,838
32 Aaron 0.644 10,509
33 Jonathan 0.628 10,233
34 Kenneth 0.623 10,152
35 Stephen 0.620 10,104
36 Adam 0.517 8,433
37 Sean 0.509 8,295
38 Patrick 0.499 8,139
39 Todd 0.482 7,853
40 Edward 0.480 7,822
41 Donald 0.476 7,759
42 Ronald 0.470 7,665
43 Justin 0.456 7,439
44 Keith 0.453 7,394
45 Bryan 0.444 7,234
46 Benjamin 0.441 7,191
47 Jose 0.412 6,715
48 Gary 0.395 6,443
49 George 0.385 6,281
50 Peter 0.365 5,951
51 Brandon 0.359 5,861
52 Nathan 0.359 5,852
53 Douglas 0.359 5,851
54 Travis 0.350 5,700
55 Larry 0.349 5,693
56 Shane 0.347 5,657
57 Craig 0.340 5,540
58 Bradley 0.318 5,179
59 Dennis 0.299 4,877
60 Samuel 0.287 4,674
61 Jerry 0.286 4,661
62 Raymond 0.281 4,582
63 Troy 0.280 4,568
64 Juan 0.272 4,431
65 Jeffery 0.268 4,367
66 Frank 0.267 4,359
67 Jesse 0.252 4,104
68 Jamie 0.251 4,090
69 Terry 0.247 4,026
70 Phillip 0.241 3,935
71 Carlos 0.237 3,868
72 Rodney 0.236 3,848
73 Marcus 0.233 3,802
74 Derek 0.223 3,641
75 Joel 0.214 3,491
76 Brent 0.209 3,414
77 Corey 0.207 3,381
78 Billy 0.206 3,365
79 Randy 0.205 3,349
80 Tony 0.197 3,217
81 Nicholas 0.197 3,216
82 Russell 0.195 3,176
83 Antonio 0.195 3,175
84 Johnny 0.194 3,169
85 Marc 0.191 3,108
86 Philip 0.182 2,973
87 Derrick 0.181 2,959
88 Jacob 0.181 2,954
89 Carl 0.178 2,896
90 Erik 0.177 2,887
91 Danny 0.175 2,861
92 Bobby 0.171 2,790
93 Roger 0.169 2,758
94 Jon 0.169 2,749
95 Brett 0.164 2,679
96 Victor 0.161 2,624
97 Kyle 0.159 2,600
98 Curtis 0.159 2,590
99 Jimmy 0.157 2,564
100 Lawrence 0.156 2,545
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
11 Nicole 0.837 13,110
12 Elizabeth 0.783 12,258
13 Mary 0.750 11,751
14 Julie 0.726 11,363
15 Christina 0.693 10,853
16 Kelly 0.693 10,846
17 Jessica 0.680 10,652
18 Shannon 0.677 10,608
19 Christine 0.632 9,896
20 Sarah 0.625 9,786
21 Laura 0.620 9,716
22 Dawn 0.601 9,417
23 Tracy 0.593 9,290
24 Tammy 0.590 9,241
25 Tina 0.553 8,666
26 Karen 0.552 8,646
27 Susan 0.541 8,475
28 April 0.540 8,452
29 Patricia 0.513 8,039
30 Lori 0.509 7,964
31 Maria 0.496 7,765
32 Wendy 0.483 7,565
33 Cynthia 0.482 7,554
34 Andrea 0.478 7,482
35 Amanda 0.477 7,474
36 Rachel 0.472 7,397
37 Tonya 0.439 6,876
38 Stacy 0.430 6,741
39 Tara 0.425 6,656
40 Danielle 0.423 6,629
41 Tiffany 0.413 6,475
42 Carrie 0.411 6,433
43 Monica 0.401 6,283
44 Sandra 0.400 6,271
45 Kristen 0.387 6,054
46 Tanya 0.383 5,996
47 Erin 0.375 5,872
48 Stacey 0.371 5,803
49 Crystal 0.359 5,618
50 Michele 0.357 5,586
51 Melanie 0.350 5,484
52 Denise 0.345 5,396
53 Teresa 0.344 5,393
54 Pamela 0.337 5,276
55 Dana 0.329 5,160
56 Holly 0.328 5,140
57 Christy 0.324 5,067
58 Jill 0.323 5,059
59 Brenda 0.308 4,827
60 Heidi 0.299 4,688
61 Sara 0.297 4,648
62 Katherine 0.289 4,532
63 Tamara 0.289 4,525
64 Robin 0.289 4,524
65 Leslie 0.285 4,462
66 Misty 0.283 4,436
67 Donna 0.278 4,354
68 Deborah 0.278 4,348
69 Emily 0.276 4,330
70 Sharon 0.273 4,277
71 Veronica 0.270 4,227
72 Kristin 0.269 4,219
73 Catherine 0.267 4,181
74 Erica 0.263 4,123
75 Linda 0.261 4,089
76 Kathleen 0.253 3,956
77 Barbara 0.250 3,910
78 Nancy 0.249 3,893
79 Theresa 0.246 3,858
80 Brandy 0.245 3,829
81 Melinda 0.239 3,749
82 Anna 0.230 3,608
83 Jacqueline 0.228 3,575
84 Gina 0.227 3,561
85 Renee 0.225 3,529
86 Rhonda 0.225 3,524
87 Diana 0.224 3,513
88 Cheryl 0.223 3,500
89 Alicia 0.219 3,434
90 Sherry 0.219 3,433
91 Jodi 0.211 3,306
92 Amber 0.209 3,274
93 Valerie 0.203 3,183
94 Debra 0.200 3,137
95 Margaret 0.197 3,092
96 Paula 0.195 3,059
97 Jamie 0.193 3,022
98 Kathryn 0.191 2,993
99 Allison 0.189 2,959
100 Ann 0.187 2,931