Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1976 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 1976:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Michael 4.101 66,971
2 Jason 3.226 52,675
3 Christopher 2.770 45,239
4 David 2.405 39,277
5 James 2.346 38,316
6 John 2.081 33,987
7 Robert 2.071 33,814
8 Brian 1.869 30,527
9 Matthew 1.837 29,991
10 Daniel 1.514 24,724
11 William 1.497 24,445
12 Joseph 1.474 24,071
13 Eric 1.308 21,367
14 Jeremy 1.233 20,137
15 Kevin 1.132 18,484
16 Ryan 1.071 17,492
17 Jeffrey 1.042 17,023
18 Joshua 1.033 16,865
19 Richard 1.027 16,767
20 Steven 1.020 16,663
21 Timothy 1.018 16,628
22 Anthony 1.018 16,619
23 Thomas 0.987 16,124
24 Scott 0.964 15,749
25 Mark 0.950 15,512
26 Charles 0.853 13,935
27 Andrew 0.816 13,318
28 Paul 0.722 11,791
29 Chad 0.721 11,773
30 Aaron 0.695 11,347
31 Jonathan 0.693 11,312
32 Benjamin 0.654 10,677
33 Justin 0.622 10,154
34 Shawn 0.619 10,108
35 Gregory 0.616 10,064
36 Adam 0.609 9,947
37 Stephen 0.596 9,732
38 Kenneth 0.559 9,135
39 Nathan 0.528 8,618
40 Brandon 0.478 7,798
41 Patrick 0.468 7,639
42 Sean 0.464 7,574
43 Bryan 0.446 7,290
44 Edward 0.432 7,057
45 Jose 0.432 7,052
46 Travis 0.419 6,837
47 Donald 0.416 6,797
48 Keith 0.413 6,751
49 Ronald 0.396 6,460
50 Todd 0.394 6,442
51 Bradley 0.366 5,983
52 Gary 0.342 5,590
53 George 0.341 5,564
54 Peter 0.334 5,452
55 Jesse 0.325 5,302
56 Douglas 0.320 5,232
57 Shane 0.312 5,100
58 Juan 0.309 5,044
59 Samuel 0.307 5,019
60 Larry 0.297 4,843
61 Craig 0.290 4,739
62 Jamie 0.283 4,623
63 Jacob 0.276 4,513
64 Corey 0.272 4,438
65 Raymond 0.258 4,220
66 Dennis 0.255 4,169
67 Jerry 0.249 4,067
68 Frank 0.239 3,895
69 Phillip 0.232 3,792
70 Carlos 0.232 3,787
71 Antonio 0.231 3,771
72 Joel 0.228 3,728
73 Troy 0.228 3,717
74 Marcus 0.226 3,686
75 Terry 0.225 3,667
76 Jeffery 0.218 3,568
77 Nicholas 0.213 3,474
78 Brent 0.209 3,405
79 Randy 0.203 3,318
80 Kyle 0.203 3,311
81 Gabriel 0.202 3,303
82 Dustin 0.197 3,214
83 Cory 0.195 3,188
84 Derek 0.194 3,169
85 Billy 0.193 3,156
86 Tony 0.188 3,065
87 Russell 0.183 2,995
88 Rodney 0.183 2,991
89 Philip 0.181 2,950
90 Jared 0.180 2,933
91 Derrick 0.179 2,919
92 Jeremiah 0.176 2,872
93 Johnny 0.176 2,871
94 Erik 0.169 2,759
95 Carl 0.164 2,672
96 Zachary 0.162 2,649
97 Bobby 0.162 2,642
98 Shannon 0.160 2,613
99 Marc 0.159 2,596
100 Victor 0.155 2,531
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Jennifer 3.784 59,476
2 Amy 1.994 31,341
3 Melissa 1.596 25,092
4 Heather 1.540 24,201
5 Angela 1.403 22,045
6 Michelle 1.244 19,549
7 Kimberly 1.207 18,965
8 Jessica 1.169 18,374
9 Lisa 1.104 17,350
10 Amanda 0.992 15,591
11 Stephanie 0.965 15,174
12 Rebecca 0.922 14,492
13 Nicole 0.920 14,457
14 Christina 0.893 14,036
15 Sarah 0.890 13,990
16 Elizabeth 0.862 13,551
17 Shannon 0.851 13,371
18 Jamie 0.798 12,539
19 Kelly 0.750 11,791
20 Laura 0.716 11,247
21 Julie 0.690 10,844
22 Mary 0.657 10,326
23 Rachel 0.538 8,459
24 Erin 0.533 8,384
25 Andrea 0.532 8,359
26 Christine 0.516 8,109
27 Sara 0.510 8,022
28 Carrie 0.509 7,994
29 Jaime 0.499 7,838
30 April 0.494 7,764
31 Karen 0.477 7,501
32 Tiffany 0.476 7,484
33 Danielle 0.469 7,365
34 Maria 0.467 7,336
35 Dawn 0.449 7,050
36 Crystal 0.442 6,946
37 Tracy 0.434 6,824
38 Stacy 0.415 6,522
39 Wendy 0.412 6,469
40 Susan 0.408 6,411
41 Tammy 0.396 6,228
42 Tara 0.383 6,023
43 Patricia 0.383 6,020
44 Cynthia 0.382 6,009
45 Monica 0.380 5,978
46 Misty 0.376 5,907
47 Lori 0.372 5,846
48 Tina 0.366 5,750
49 Amber 0.359 5,648
50 Emily 0.353 5,546
51 Stacey 0.343 5,390
52 Jill 0.336 5,281
53 Melanie 0.333 5,240
54 Brandy 0.333 5,233
54 Erica 0.333 5,233
56 Holly 0.329 5,177
57 Katherine 0.322 5,054
58 Tonya 0.316 4,964
59 Sandra 0.309 4,858
60 Christy 0.309 4,850
61 Tanya 0.307 4,820
62 Megan 0.284 4,466
63 Michele 0.283 4,442
64 Dana 0.281 4,411
65 Leslie 0.274 4,310
66 Teresa 0.258 4,058
67 Allison 0.256 4,030
68 Veronica 0.256 4,023
69 Denise 0.254 3,990
70 Heidi 0.247 3,890
71 Alicia 0.241 3,791
72 Catherine 0.241 3,782
73 Kristen 0.232 3,654
74 Kristin 0.231 3,627
75 Robin 0.230 3,622
76 Courtney 0.230 3,620
77 Brenda 0.228 3,586
78 Anna 0.228 3,580
79 Brandi 0.225 3,536
80 Natalie 0.223 3,504
81 Sharon 0.220 3,456
82 Kathleen 0.217 3,409
83 Valerie 0.215 3,385
84 Pamela 0.214 3,367
85 Samantha 0.213 3,348
86 Renee 0.211 3,320
87 Nancy 0.209 3,282
88 Kathryn 0.208 3,262
89 Theresa 0.202 3,173
90 Linda 0.200 3,139
91 Tamara 0.197 3,090
92 Victoria 0.193 3,036
93 Donna 0.193 3,033
94 Gina 0.192 3,011
95 Melinda 0.190 2,994
96 Deborah 0.190 2,993
97 Kristina 0.189 2,972
98 Barbara 0.189 2,971
99 Jacqueline 0.188 2,948
100 Mandy 0.186 2,925