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The following table shows the 200 most popular given names for male and female babies born during 1960 - 1969. 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 19,617,720 male births and 18,899,276 female births.

Popular names of the 1960s
Males Females
Rank Name Number Name Number
1 Michael 833,387 Lisa 496,972
2 David 734,183 Mary 355,218
3 John 713,618 Susan 287,660
4 James 684,987 Karen 286,034
5 Robert 650,978 Kimberly 259,085
6 Mark 441,531 Patricia 231,127
7 William 421,609 Linda 225,401
8 Richard 374,011 Donna 213,450
9 Thomas 327,236 Michelle 208,270
10 Jeffrey 302,111 Cynthia 196,601
11 Steven 290,746 Sandra 183,811
12 Joseph 283,164 Deborah 183,433
13 Timothy 276,882 Tammy 182,219
14 Kevin 271,519 Pamela 181,949
15 Scott 266,935 Lori 176,562
16 Brian 258,283 Laura 174,182
17 Charles 249,495 Elizabeth 168,893
18 Paul 242,587 Julie 166,146
19 Daniel 242,172 Brenda 164,478
20 Christopher 237,284 Jennifer 164,428
21 Kenneth 227,562 Barbara 159,748
22 Anthony 203,188 Angela 159,248
23 Gregory 187,575 Sharon 154,881
24 Ronald 182,196 Debra 153,777
25 Donald 172,662 Teresa 151,767
26 Gary 166,049 Nancy 142,697
27 Stephen 152,280 Christine 139,331
28 Eric 152,258 Cheryl 135,645
29 Edward 144,021 Denise 128,838
30 Douglas 135,052 Kelly 128,075
31 Todd 128,766 Tina 126,380
32 Patrick 122,764 Kathleen 120,968
33 George 113,064 Melissa 119,219
34 Keith 112,618 Robin 118,319
35 Larry 108,602 Amy 116,793
36 Matthew 106,044 Diane 114,439
37 Terry 101,459 Dawn 114,291
38 Andrew 97,193 Carol 112,338
39 Dennis 94,990 Tracy 103,774
40 Randy 93,891 Kathy 101,120
41 Jerry 93,565 Rebecca 99,468
42 Peter 92,451 Theresa 97,120
43 Frank 87,179 Kim 94,380
44 Craig 84,743 Rhonda 93,605
45 Raymond 81,812 Stephanie 92,822
46 Jeffery 79,526 Cindy 91,588
47 Bruce 74,676 Janet 89,311
48 Rodney 72,173 Wendy 88,967
49 Roger 71,457 Maria 88,642
50 Mike 71,453 Michele 86,985
51 Tony 70,578 Jacqueline 84,372
52 Ricky 66,373 Debbie 84,204
53 Steve 65,655 Margaret 81,863
54 Jeff 62,086 Paula 80,503
55 Troy 61,423 Sherry 77,522
56 Alan 61,416 Catherine 76,788
57 Carl 60,806 Carolyn 75,266
58 Danny 60,723 Laurie 74,451
59 Russell 60,468 Sheila 74,068
60 Chris 56,375 Ann 72,093
61 Bryan 55,328 Jill 69,146
62 Gerald 55,311 Connie 65,279
63 Wayne 54,774 Diana 65,035
64 Joe 53,387 Terri 63,738
65 Randall 52,072 Suzanne 59,766
66 Lawrence 51,375 Andrea 58,396
67 Dale 50,426 Beth 58,389
68 Phillip 50,404 Janice 57,961
69 Johnny 49,830 Valerie 56,583
70 Vincent 49,498 Renee 55,811
71 Martin 49,135 Leslie 54,458
72 Bradley 48,747 Christina 52,784
73 Billy 48,459 Gina 52,367
74 Glenn 48,100 Lynn 51,935
75 Shawn 47,814 Annette 51,906
76 Jonathan 47,435 Cathy 51,627
77 Jimmy 47,392 Katherine 50,647
78 Sean 47,370 Judy 50,332
79 Curtis 47,250 Carla 47,889
80 Barry 47,226 Anne 47,770
81 Bobby 46,390 Wanda 47,764
82 Walter 45,932 Dana 47,705
83 Jon 44,890 Joyce 46,124
84 Philip 44,801 Regina 45,825
85 Samuel 44,293 Beverly 45,246
86 Jay 42,741 Monica 45,163
87 Jason 42,604 Bonnie 45,088
88 Dean 42,550 Kathryn 44,863
89 Jose 42,038 Anita 44,393
90 Tim 41,588 Sarah 43,914
91 Roy 40,036 Darlene 43,531
92 Willie 39,799 Jane 43,342
93 Arthur 39,623 Sherri 41,627
94 Darryl 39,194 Martha 41,022
95 Henry 39,154 Anna 40,862
96 Darrell 38,023 Colleen 40,674
97 Allen 37,717 Vicki 40,506
98 Victor 36,832 Tracey 40,291
99 Harold 36,754 Judith 39,783
100 Greg 36,463 Tamara 39,003
101 Albert 36,382 Gloria 38,583
102 Jack 35,622 Betty 38,391
103 Darren 35,042 Stacey 38,264
104 Ronnie 34,713 Penny 38,223
105 Ralph 34,186 Shirley 38,072
106 Joel 33,835 Victoria 37,747
107 Louis 33,391 Jean 37,282
108 Jim 33,201 Peggy 37,037
109 Micheal 31,968 Melanie 36,751
110 Marc 31,385 Joan 36,680
111 Frederick 30,787 Melinda 36,297
112 Eddie 30,581 Shelly 35,662
113 Lee 30,219 Stacy 35,528
114 Stanley 29,996 Virginia 35,338
115 Tommy 29,366 Marie 34,809
116 Eugene 29,312 Maureen 34,444
117 Tom 29,199 Julia 34,181
118 Tracy 29,171 Ruth 34,178
119 Howard 28,697 Ellen 34,143
120 Leonard 28,436 Tonya 34,071
121 Kurt 28,221 Shannon 33,855
122 Marvin 28,127 Heidi 33,745
123 Kelly 28,015 Joanne 33,346
124 Brent 27,175 Dorothy 33,008
125 Ernest 26,895 Gail 32,867
126 Dwayne 26,796 Rita 32,860
127 Aaron 26,090 Heather 32,709
128 Brett 25,853 Deanna 32,268
129 Rick 25,733 Holly 32,146
130 Benjamin 25,646 Rose 31,852
131 Bill 25,148 Vickie 31,764
132 Reginald 24,928 Carrie 31,169
133 Duane 23,763 Veronica 30,020
134 Juan 23,468 Yvonne 29,947
135 Fred 23,195 Becky 29,598
136 Melvin 23,085 Helen 29,090
137 Adam 22,966 Sylvia 28,593
138 Norman 22,752 Yolanda 28,431
139 Dan 22,720 April 28,302
140 Mitchell 22,694 Terry 27,640
141 Harry 22,669 Elaine 27,468
142 Jesse 22,619 Sheri 27,326
143 Nicholas 22,413 Marilyn 26,998
144 Carlos 22,392 Alice 26,953
145 Jerome 22,305 Jodi 26,875
146 Kirk 22,229 Rachel 26,803
147 Ray 22,191 Sheryl 26,055
148 Don 22,125 Jackie 25,895
149 Calvin 21,900 Jamie 25,703
150 Glen 21,892 Phyllis 25,698
151 Brad 21,372 Frances 24,988
152 Theodore 21,309 Crystal 24,974
153 Karl 21,196 Joann 24,871
154 Derrick 21,194 Eileen 24,868
155 Edwin 20,638 Shelley 24,853
156 Earl 20,372 Toni 24,840
157 Lance 20,050 Charlene 24,621
158 Francis 19,348 Kristin 24,349
159 Clifford 19,277 Sally 24,349
160 Kent 19,265 Charlotte 24,235
161 Derek 19,031 Kristine 24,125
162 Wesley 18,808 Jeanne 23,548
163 Alfred 18,651 Sara 23,045
164 Warren 18,563 Tanya 23,032
165 Antonio 18,561 Belinda 22,947
166 Andre 18,117 Carmen 22,872
167 Clarence 17,503 Sandy 22,713
168 Bernard 17,468 Evelyn 22,579
169 Kyle 16,608 Alicia 22,427
170 Tyrone 16,421 Sonya 22,293
171 Manuel 16,041 Lorraine 22,240
172 Chad 15,921 Yvette 22,088
173 Luis 15,906 Jeanette 22,087
174 Gordon 15,834 Loretta 22,066
175 Dave 15,771 Joy 21,755
176 Nathan 15,536 Sue 21,606
177 Guy 15,360 Norma 21,509
178 Kerry 15,290 Roberta 21,096
179 Daryl 15,259 Vanessa 20,990
180 Leroy 15,219 Shari 20,517
181 Perry 15,126 Jo 20,199
182 Lonnie 15,122 Natalie 19,564
183 Erik 14,764 Tammie 19,344
184 Maurice 14,644 Traci 18,703
185 Marcus 14,570 Gwendolyn 18,634
186 Alvin 14,500 Nicole 18,563
187 Gilbert 14,429 Felicia 18,555
188 Vernon 14,410 Melody 18,471
189 Alexander 14,225 Shelia 18,444
190 Stuart 13,967 Tami 18,443
191 Shane 13,939 Marcia 18,423
192 Rickey 13,938 Doris 18,186
193 Franklin 13,893 Kristen 18,045
194 Leon 13,822 Audrey 17,871
195 Gregg 13,795 Karla 17,714
196 Bob 13,786 Jody 17,669
197 Darin 13,741 Glenda 17,590
198 Leslie 13,722 Patty 17,522
199 Gene 13,700 Amanda 17,177
200 Herbert 13,698 Pam 17,109
Source: 100% sample based on Social Security card application data as of the end of February 2015. See the limitations of this data source.