Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1977 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 1977:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Michael 3.955 67,608
2 Jason 3.255 55,641
3 Christopher 2.734 46,741
4 David 2.372 40,540
5 James 2.342 40,039
6 John 2.002 34,227
7 Robert 2.002 34,218
8 Brian 1.901 32,500
9 Matthew 1.871 31,980
10 Joseph 1.549 26,477
11 Daniel 1.525 26,077
12 William 1.449 24,777
13 Kevin 1.315 22,482
14 Joshua 1.291 22,070
15 Jeremy 1.264 21,611
16 Ryan 1.243 21,255
17 Eric 1.214 20,750
18 Timothy 1.052 17,979
19 Jeffrey 1.023 17,489
20 Richard 1.021 17,448
21 Anthony 0.983 16,797
22 Thomas 0.971 16,598
23 Steven 0.965 16,489
24 Andrew 0.938 16,036
25 Mark 0.904 15,446
26 Charles 0.863 14,745
27 Scott 0.831 14,208
28 Jonathan 0.721 12,325
29 Benjamin 0.708 12,106
30 Justin 0.702 12,007
31 Paul 0.690 11,801
32 Aaron 0.681 11,635
33 Adam 0.645 11,032
34 Chad 0.634 10,838
35 Gregory 0.588 10,053
36 Nathan 0.578 9,885
37 Shawn 0.577 9,866
38 Stephen 0.564 9,636
39 Kenneth 0.553 9,458
40 Patrick 0.486 8,307
41 Brandon 0.485 8,286
42 Bryan 0.462 7,890
43 Sean 0.447 7,644
44 Travis 0.426 7,279
45 Jose 0.404 6,907
46 Donald 0.402 6,868
47 Edward 0.400 6,846
48 Keith 0.386 6,604
49 Bradley 0.376 6,427
50 Todd 0.367 6,278
51 Nicholas 0.355 6,074
52 Corey 0.354 6,044
53 Ronald 0.353 6,029
54 Jesse 0.341 5,822
55 Peter 0.340 5,817
56 Jacob 0.339 5,793
57 George 0.328 5,600
58 Gary 0.318 5,444
59 Douglas 0.310 5,297
60 Samuel 0.308 5,264
61 Shane 0.285 4,868
62 Larry 0.283 4,840
63 Craig 0.267 4,565
64 Juan 0.267 4,561
65 Raymond 0.256 4,378
66 Wesley 0.252 4,301
67 Cory 0.249 4,258
68 Jeremiah 0.243 4,152
69 Dennis 0.243 4,151
70 Phillip 0.232 3,962
71 Frank 0.228 3,897
72 Marcus 0.225 3,842
73 Joel 0.223 3,820
74 Carlos 0.222 3,788
75 Jerry 0.219 3,747
76 Jared 0.219 3,737
77 Antonio 0.214 3,655
78 Jeffery 0.208 3,561
79 Kyle 0.205 3,510
80 Derrick 0.204 3,484
81 Dustin 0.203 3,477
82 Jamie 0.202 3,446
82 Derek 0.202 3,446
84 Terry 0.201 3,444
85 Brent 0.201 3,429
86 Randy 0.199 3,399
87 Gabriel 0.196 3,345
88 Troy 0.194 3,309
89 Russell 0.183 3,127
90 Philip 0.181 3,090
91 Billy 0.172 2,946
92 Tony 0.172 2,939
93 Johnny 0.164 2,804
94 Erik 0.163 2,784
95 Zachary 0.163 2,778
96 Rodney 0.159 2,713
97 Alexander 0.159 2,710
98 Jimmy 0.154 2,638
99 Carl 0.153 2,619
100 Curtis 0.152 2,606
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Jennifer 3.585 58,961
2 Melissa 1.635 26,883
3 Amy 1.625 26,728
4 Jessica 1.510 24,841
5 Heather 1.445 23,770
6 Angela 1.276 20,993
7 Michelle 1.188 19,541
8 Kimberly 1.112 18,288
9 Amanda 1.112 18,280
10 Kelly 1.109 18,235
11 Sarah 1.100 18,095
12 Lisa 1.035 17,014
13 Elizabeth 0.999 16,424
14 Stephanie 0.937 15,417
15 Nicole 0.927 15,250
16 Christina 0.881 14,496
17 Rebecca 0.863 14,193
18 Jamie 0.784 12,901
19 Shannon 0.761 12,519
20 Laura 0.689 11,324
21 Mary 0.648 10,662
22 Julie 0.620 10,202
23 Erin 0.620 10,199
24 Andrea 0.595 9,784
25 Crystal 0.591 9,726
26 Rachel 0.546 8,975
27 Sara 0.530 8,709
28 Carrie 0.527 8,661
29 April 0.490 8,065
30 Christine 0.479 7,885
31 Danielle 0.463 7,614
32 Karen 0.452 7,441
33 Amber 0.438 7,206
34 Tiffany 0.438 7,205
35 Tara 0.438 7,197
36 Maria 0.430 7,072
37 Emily 0.418 6,880
38 Erica 0.403 6,622
39 Monica 0.387 6,366
40 Misty 0.384 6,314
41 Jill 0.379 6,241
42 Stacy 0.374 6,154
43 Dawn 0.370 6,093
44 Katherine 0.367 6,032
45 Susan 0.362 5,953
46 Jaime 0.359 5,906
47 Patricia 0.359 5,904
48 Cynthia 0.352 5,783
49 Wendy 0.350 5,763
50 Tracy 0.350 5,756
51 Brandy 0.333 5,476
52 Holly 0.332 5,464
53 Melanie 0.326 5,368
54 Megan 0.324 5,324
55 Tammy 0.323 5,307
56 Stacey 0.317 5,209
57 Lori 0.308 5,072
58 Tina 0.301 4,950
59 Christy 0.280 4,602
60 Alicia 0.268 4,401
61 Sandra 0.266 4,370
62 Dana 0.264 4,336
63 Sabrina 0.262 4,302
64 Tonya 0.259 4,265
65 Leslie 0.258 4,250
66 Allison 0.256 4,207
67 Tanya 0.248 4,085
68 Kristy 0.246 4,045
69 Natalie 0.246 4,041
70 Kathryn 0.241 3,968
71 Brandi 0.236 3,881
72 Kristen 0.235 3,862
73 Veronica 0.234 3,855
74 Anna 0.234 3,852
75 Catherine 0.234 3,843
76 Courtney 0.231 3,807
77 Michele 0.226 3,712
78 Denise 0.224 3,682
79 Teresa 0.222 3,654
80 Kathleen 0.222 3,649
81 Heidi 0.222 3,643
82 Kristin 0.219 3,604
83 Kristina 0.215 3,539
84 Robin 0.209 3,431
85 Samantha 0.200 3,285
86 Valerie 0.199 3,266
87 Renee 0.198 3,258
88 Gina 0.196 3,230
89 Nancy 0.196 3,222
90 Vanessa 0.195 3,208
91 Brenda 0.192 3,153
92 Jacqueline 0.191 3,145
93 Tamara 0.190 3,121
94 Mandy 0.189 3,102
95 Sharon 0.188 3,090
96 Melinda 0.185 3,045
97 Beth 0.180 2,967
98 Theresa 0.177 2,915
99 Linda 0.177 2,909
100 Diana 0.173 2,848