Popular Baby Names Of The 1960s

    The following table shows the 200 most popular given names for male and female babies born during the 1960s. For each rank and sex, the table shows the name and the number of occurrences of that name. The 200 most popular names were taken from a universe that includes 19,613,646 male births and 18,896,953 female births.

    Popular names of the 1960s
      Males Females
    Rank Name Number Name Number
    1 Michael 833,268 Lisa 496,935
    2 David 734,057 Mary 355,192
    3 John 713,523 Susan 287,636
    4 James 684,895 Karen 286,022
    5 Robert 650,880 Kimberly 259,066
    6 Mark 441,484 Patricia 231,102
    7 William 421,554 Linda 225,407
    8 Richard 373,982 Donna 213,437
    9 Thomas 327,167 Michelle 208,242
    10 Jeffrey 302,054 Cynthia 196,588
    11 Steven 290,702 Sandra 183,787
    12 Joseph 283,103 Deborah 183,425
    13 Timothy 276,843 Tammy 182,201
    14 Kevin 271,479 Pamela 181,934
    15 Scott 266,888 Lori 176,552
    16 Brian 258,243 Laura 174,172
    17 Charles 249,450 Elizabeth 168,862
    18 Paul 242,552 Julie 166,134
    19 Daniel 242,123 Brenda 164,463
    20 Christopher 237,264 Jennifer 164,399
    21 Kenneth 227,530 Barbara 159,737
    22 Anthony 203,142 Angela 159,234
    23 Gregory 187,545 Sharon 154,864
    24 Ronald 182,183 Debra 153,765
    25 Donald 172,651 Teresa 151,762
    26 Gary 166,031 Nancy 142,680
    27 Stephen 152,259 Christine 139,314
    28 Eric 152,232 Cheryl 135,637
    29 Edward 143,997 Denise 128,821
    30 Douglas 135,036 Kelly 128,060
    31 Todd 128,755 Tina 126,372
    32 Patrick 122,732 Kathleen 120,956
    33 George 113,028 Melissa 119,207
    34 Keith 112,607 Robin 118,304
    35 Larry 108,586 Amy 116,771
    36 Matthew 106,006 Diane 114,435
    37 Terry 101,448 Dawn 114,282
    38 Andrew 97,164 Carol 112,334
    39 Dennis 94,987 Tracy 103,768
    40 Randy 93,883 Kathy 101,119
    41 Jerry 93,544 Rebecca 99,460
    42 Peter 92,432 Theresa 97,110
    43 Frank 87,160 Kim 94,374
    44 Craig 84,729 Rhonda 93,600
    45 Raymond 81,791 Stephanie 92,809
    46 Jeffery 79,523 Cindy 91,580
    47 Bruce 74,668 Janet 89,299
    48 Rodney 72,169 Wendy 88,957
    49 Mike 71,452 Maria 88,611
    50 Roger 71,438 Michele 86,977
    51 Tony 70,568 Jacqueline 84,354
    52 Ricky 66,376 Debbie 84,192
    53 Steve 65,642 Margaret 81,859
    54 Jeff 62,074 Paula 80,503
    55 Troy 61,416 Sherry 77,519
    56 Alan 61,405 Catherine 76,769
    57 Carl 60,788 Carolyn 75,269
    58 Danny 60,711 Laurie 74,446
    59 Russell 60,459 Sheila 74,067
    60 Chris 56,361 Ann 72,088
    61 Bryan 55,316 Jill 69,143
    62 Gerald 55,307 Connie 65,276
    63 Wayne 54,766 Diana 65,030
    64 Joe 53,379 Terri 63,736
    65 Randall 52,060 Suzanne 59,767
    66 Lawrence 51,366 Beth 58,380
    67 Dale 50,415 Andrea 58,373
    68 Phillip 50,397 Janice 57,960
    69 Johnny 49,821 Valerie 56,582
    70 Vincent 49,488 Renee 55,805
    71 Martin 49,123 Leslie 54,454
    72 Bradley 48,735 Christina 52,778
    73 Billy 48,449 Gina 52,363
    74 Glenn 48,096 Lynn 51,932
    75 Shawn 47,802 Annette 51,901
    76 Jonathan 47,420 Cathy 51,624
    77 Jimmy 47,385 Katherine 50,635
    78 Sean 47,358 Judy 50,335
    79 Curtis 47,236 Carla 47,884
    80 Barry 47,220 Anne 47,762
    81 Bobby 46,385 Wanda 47,761
    82 Walter 45,923 Dana 47,702
    83 Jon 44,886 Joyce 46,126
    84 Philip 44,796 Regina 45,827
    85 Samuel 44,270 Beverly 45,245
    86 Jay 42,737 Monica 45,154
    87 Jason 42,593 Bonnie 45,086
    88 Dean 42,534 Kathryn 44,857
    89 Jose 42,028 Anita 44,386
    90 Tim 41,580 Sarah 43,910
    91 Roy 40,034 Darlene 43,523
    92 Willie 39,800 Jane 43,342
    93 Arthur 39,618 Sherri 41,628
    94 Darryl 39,189 Martha 41,017
    95 Henry 39,144 Anna 40,858
    96 Darrell 38,008 Colleen 40,671
    97 Allen 37,709 Vicki 40,507
    98 Victor 36,816 Tracey 40,289
    99 Harold 36,743 Judith 39,789
    100 Greg 36,454 Tamara 38,994
    101 Albert 36,375 Gloria 38,578
    102 Jack 35,607 Betty 38,396
    103 Darren 35,039 Stacey 38,261
    104 Ronnie 34,711 Penny 38,222
    105 Ralph 34,187 Shirley 38,072
    106 Joel 33,822 Victoria 37,740
    107 Louis 33,373 Jean 37,281
    108 Jim 33,200 Peggy 37,041
    109 Micheal 31,970 Melanie 36,747
    110 Marc 31,379 Joan 36,677
    111 Frederick 30,779 Melinda 36,297
    112 Eddie 30,574 Shelly 35,658
    113 Lee 30,214 Stacy 35,531
    114 Stanley 29,990 Virginia 35,332
    115 Tommy 29,364 Marie 34,804
    116 Eugene 29,306 Maureen 34,437
    117 Tom 29,194 Ruth 34,178
    118 Tracy 29,168 Julia 34,175
    119 Howard 28,698 Ellen 34,144
    120 Leonard 28,436 Tonya 34,068
    121 Kurt 28,213 Shannon 33,853
    122 Marvin 28,125 Heidi 33,744
    123 Kelly 28,012 Joanne 33,339
    124 Brent 27,169 Dorothy 33,014
    125 Ernest 26,893 Gail 32,867
    126 Dwayne 26,789 Rita 32,861
    127 Aaron 26,078 Heather 32,698
    128 Brett 25,850 Deanna 32,266
    129 Rick 25,734 Holly 32,142
    130 Benjamin 25,626 Rose 31,848
    131 Bill 25,146 Vickie 31,761
    132 Reginald 24,923 Carrie 31,168
    133 Duane 23,760 Veronica 30,017
    134 Juan 23,466 Yvonne 29,935
    135 Fred 23,187 Becky 29,597
    136 Melvin 23,080 Helen 29,088
    137 Adam 22,946 Sylvia 28,596
    138 Norman 22,744 Yolanda 28,425
    139 Dan 22,718 April 28,298
    140 Mitchell 22,685 Terry 27,639
    141 Harry 22,666 Elaine 27,464
    142 Jesse 22,609 Sheri 27,325
    143 Nicholas 22,411 Marilyn 26,998
    144 Carlos 22,378 Alice 26,948
    145 Jerome 22,298 Jodi 26,874
    146 Kirk 22,224 Rachel 26,795
    147 Ray 22,181 Sheryl 26,055
    148 Don 22,122 Jackie 25,894
    149 Calvin 21,897 Phyllis 25,702
    150 Glen 21,890 Jamie 25,701
    151 Brad 21,366 Frances 24,987
    152 Theodore 21,302 Crystal 24,973
    153 Karl 21,196 Eileen 24,870
    154 Derrick 21,191 Joann 24,869
    155 Edwin 20,633 Shelley 24,849
    156 Earl 20,371 Toni 24,838
    157 Lance 20,042 Charlene 24,617
    158 Francis 19,347 Sally 24,349
    159 Clifford 19,278 Kristin 24,345
    160 Kent 19,261 Charlotte 24,234
    161 Derek 19,027 Kristine 24,123
    162 Wesley 18,805 Jeanne 23,546
    163 Alfred 18,647 Sara 23,041
    164 Antonio 18,555 Tanya 23,027
    165 Warren 18,555 Belinda 22,944
    166 Andre 18,108 Carmen 22,866
    167 Clarence 17,500 Sandy 22,714
    168 Bernard 17,463 Evelyn 22,576
    169 Kyle 16,600 Alicia 22,423
    170 Tyrone 16,416 Sonya 22,292
    171 Manuel 16,037 Lorraine 22,236
    172 Chad 15,914 Jeanette 22,085
    173 Luis 15,896 Yvette 22,080
    174 Gordon 15,826 Loretta 22,064
    175 Dave 15,771 Joy 21,755
    176 Nathan 15,524 Sue 21,612
    177 Guy 15,352 Norma 21,507
    178 Kerry 15,287 Roberta 21,094
    179 Daryl 15,260 Vanessa 20,986
    180 Leroy 15,215 Shari 20,516
    181 Lonnie 15,123 Jo 20,201
    182 Perry 15,118 Natalie 19,559
    183 Erik 14,759 Tammie 19,344
    184 Maurice 14,641 Traci 18,703
    185 Marcus 14,568 Gwendolyn 18,636
    186 Alvin 14,500 Nicole 18,558
    187 Gilbert 14,427 Felicia 18,546
    188 Vernon 14,409 Melody 18,468
    189 Alexander 14,223 Shelia 18,444
    190 Stuart 13,963 Tami 18,442
    191 Rickey 13,938 Marcia 18,420
    192 Shane 13,937 Doris 18,182
    193 Franklin 13,892 Kristen 18,044
    194 Leon 13,818 Audrey 17,867
    195 Gregg 13,794 Karla 17,713
    196 Bob 13,784 Jody 17,668
    197 Darin 13,738 Glenda 17,591
    198 Leslie 13,720 Patty 17,523
    199 Gene 13,701 Amanda 17,169
    200 Herbert 13,696 Pam 17,110

     

    Source: 100% sample based on Social Security card application data as of the end of February 2011. 
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