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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 19,617,243 male births and 18,900,474 female births.

Popular names of the 1960s
Males Females
Rank Name Number Name Number
1 Michael 833,343 Lisa 496,975
2 David 734,142 Mary 355,216
3 John 713,587 Susan 287,665
4 James 684,943 Karen 286,044
5 Robert 650,918 Kimberly 259,090
6 Mark 441,484 Patricia 231,146
7 William 421,581 Linda 225,414
8 Richard 374,000 Donna 213,452
9 Thomas 327,199 Michelle 208,285
10 Jeffrey 302,074 Cynthia 196,611
11 Steven 290,713 Sandra 183,826
12 Joseph 283,143 Deborah 183,437
13 Timothy 276,880 Tammy 182,217
14 Kevin 271,495 Pamela 181,938
15 Scott 266,913 Lori 176,559
16 Brian 258,258 Laura 174,182
17 Charles 249,470 Elizabeth 168,901
18 Paul 242,570 Julie 166,151
19 Daniel 242,138 Brenda 164,483
20 Christopher 237,270 Jennifer 164,426
21 Kenneth 227,552 Barbara 159,751
22 Anthony 203,191 Angela 159,257
23 Gregory 187,561 Sharon 154,890
24 Ronald 182,187 Debra 153,773
25 Donald 172,665 Teresa 151,773
26 Gary 166,034 Nancy 142,711
27 Stephen 152,270 Christine 139,335
28 Eric 152,250 Cheryl 135,647
29 Edward 144,012 Denise 128,829
30 Douglas 135,036 Kelly 128,075
31 Todd 128,766 Tina 126,390
32 Patrick 122,774 Kathleen 120,961
33 George 113,061 Melissa 119,214
34 Keith 112,614 Robin 118,323
35 Larry 108,592 Amy 116,795
36 Matthew 106,023 Diane 114,449
37 Terry 101,458 Dawn 114,292
38 Andrew 97,181 Carol 112,339
39 Dennis 94,995 Tracy 103,779
40 Randy 93,891 Kathy 101,122
41 Jerry 93,567 Rebecca 99,464
42 Peter 92,444 Theresa 97,117
43 Frank 87,182 Kim 94,382
44 Craig 84,734 Rhonda 93,608
45 Raymond 81,813 Stephanie 92,826
46 Jeffery 79,523 Cindy 91,589
47 Bruce 74,672 Janet 89,317
48 Rodney 72,183 Wendy 88,970
49 Mike 71,460 Maria 88,709
50 Roger 71,452 Michele 86,988
51 Tony 70,579 Jacqueline 84,373
52 Ricky 66,378 Debbie 84,205
53 Steve 65,652 Margaret 81,868
54 Jeff 62,087 Paula 80,508
55 Troy 61,422 Sherry 77,518
56 Alan 61,416 Catherine 76,790
57 Carl 60,803 Carolyn 75,265
58 Danny 60,720 Laurie 74,451
59 Russell 60,462 Sheila 74,071
60 Chris 56,374 Ann 72,086
61 Bryan 55,322 Jill 69,147
62 Gerald 55,308 Connie 65,281
63 Wayne 54,768 Diana 65,040
64 Joe 53,378 Terri 63,737
65 Randall 52,058 Suzanne 59,766
66 Lawrence 51,363 Andrea 58,404
67 Dale 50,429 Beth 58,390
68 Phillip 50,401 Janice 57,964
69 Johnny 49,831 Valerie 56,588
70 Vincent 49,495 Renee 55,814
71 Martin 49,129 Leslie 54,462
72 Bradley 48,749 Christina 52,786
73 Billy 48,458 Gina 52,369
74 Glenn 48,095 Lynn 51,937
75 Shawn 47,807 Annette 51,911
76 Jonathan 47,433 Cathy 51,626
77 Jimmy 47,391 Katherine 50,645
78 Sean 47,346 Judy 50,334
79 Curtis 47,248 Carla 47,896
80 Barry 47,225 Wanda 47,769
81 Bobby 46,392 Anne 47,768
82 Walter 45,930 Dana 47,709
83 Jon 44,885 Joyce 46,124
84 Philip 44,797 Regina 45,826
85 Samuel 44,281 Beverly 45,243
86 Jay 42,736 Monica 45,178
87 Jason 42,594 Bonnie 45,090
88 Dean 42,548 Kathryn 44,865
89 Jose 42,036 Anita 44,401
90 Tim 41,588 Sarah 43,916
91 Roy 40,037 Darlene 43,530
92 Willie 39,808 Jane 43,340
93 Arthur 39,622 Sherri 41,627
94 Darryl 39,193 Martha 41,026
95 Henry 39,157 Anna 40,887
96 Darrell 38,025 Colleen 40,672
97 Allen 37,715 Vicki 40,507
98 Victor 36,831 Tracey 40,294
99 Harold 36,747 Judith 39,779
100 Greg 36,460 Tamara 39,005
101 Albert 36,382 Gloria 38,584
102 Jack 35,618 Betty 38,391
103 Darren 35,045 Stacey 38,265
104 Ronnie 34,714 Penny 38,222
105 Ralph 34,181 Shirley 38,072
106 Joel 33,832 Victoria 37,744
107 Louis 33,388 Jean 37,282
108 Jim 33,203 Peggy 37,038
109 Micheal 31,972 Melanie 36,754
110 Marc 31,387 Joan 36,679
111 Frederick 30,784 Melinda 36,299
112 Eddie 30,580 Shelly 35,661
113 Lee 30,214 Stacy 35,528
114 Stanley 29,998 Virginia 35,342
115 Tommy 29,360 Marie 34,811
116 Eugene 29,313 Maureen 34,446
117 Tom 29,198 Julia 34,184
118 Tracy 29,174 Ruth 34,181
119 Howard 28,699 Ellen 34,144
120 Leonard 28,433 Tonya 34,071
121 Kurt 28,216 Shannon 33,853
122 Marvin 28,128 Heidi 33,744
123 Kelly 28,012 Joanne 33,354
124 Brent 27,174 Dorothy 33,009
125 Ernest 26,895 Gail 32,869
126 Dwayne 26,793 Rita 32,866
127 Aaron 26,089 Heather 32,710
128 Brett 25,852 Deanna 32,270
129 Rick 25,734 Holly 32,146
130 Benjamin 25,639 Rose 31,858
131 Bill 25,146 Vickie 31,764
132 Reginald 24,925 Carrie 31,169
133 Duane 23,763 Veronica 30,025
134 Juan 23,460 Yvonne 29,949
135 Fred 23,199 Becky 29,598
136 Melvin 23,084 Helen 29,093
137 Adam 22,965 Sylvia 28,601
138 Norman 22,750 Yolanda 28,435
139 Dan 22,716 April 28,303
140 Mitchell 22,690 Terry 27,636
141 Harry 22,668 Elaine 27,464
142 Jesse 22,617 Sheri 27,326
143 Nicholas 22,406 Marilyn 26,998
144 Carlos 22,394 Alice 26,954
145 Jerome 22,301 Jodi 26,875
146 Kirk 22,227 Rachel 26,806
147 Ray 22,188 Sheryl 26,058
148 Don 22,125 Jackie 25,893
149 Calvin 21,898 Jamie 25,701
150 Glen 21,887 Phyllis 25,696
151 Brad 21,370 Frances 24,992
152 Theodore 21,306 Crystal 24,974
153 Karl 21,198 Joann 24,872
154 Derrick 21,195 Eileen 24,870
155 Edwin 20,637 Shelley 24,855
156 Earl 20,370 Toni 24,840
157 Lance 20,050 Charlene 24,622
158 Francis 19,341 Kristin 24,352
159 Clifford 19,272 Sally 24,350
160 Kent 19,261 Charlotte 24,234
161 Derek 19,032 Kristine 24,123
162 Wesley 18,810 Jeanne 23,547
163 Alfred 18,655 Sara 23,046
164 Antonio 18,579 Tanya 23,029
165 Warren 18,562 Belinda 22,948
166 Andre 18,116 Carmen 22,873
167 Clarence 17,508 Sandy 22,712
168 Bernard 17,469 Evelyn 22,580
169 Kyle 16,607 Alicia 22,428
170 Tyrone 16,424 Sonya 22,293
171 Manuel 16,041 Lorraine 22,244
172 Chad 15,919 Yvette 22,089
173 Luis 15,910 Jeanette 22,088
174 Gordon 15,834 Loretta 22,072
175 Dave 15,772 Joy 21,756
176 Nathan 15,539 Sue 21,606
177 Guy 15,360 Norma 21,512
178 Kerry 15,288 Roberta 21,095
179 Daryl 15,264 Vanessa 20,989
180 Leroy 15,220 Shari 20,518
181 Perry 15,126 Jo 20,197
182 Lonnie 15,124 Natalie 19,567
183 Erik 14,765 Tammie 19,345
184 Maurice 14,646 Traci 18,703
185 Marcus 14,568 Gwendolyn 18,634
186 Alvin 14,503 Nicole 18,565
187 Gilbert 14,427 Felicia 18,555
188 Vernon 14,411 Melody 18,471
189 Alexander 14,213 Tami 18,444
190 Stuart 13,968 Shelia 18,443
191 Rickey 13,941 Marcia 18,424
192 Shane 13,938 Doris 18,186
193 Franklin 13,891 Kristen 18,044
194 Leon 13,823 Audrey 17,870
195 Gregg 13,794 Karla 17,716
196 Bob 13,785 Jody 17,669
197 Darin 13,742 Glenda 17,590
198 Leslie 13,722 Patty 17,519
199 Gene 13,700 Amanda 17,179
200 Herbert 13,700 Pam 17,109
Source: 100% sample based on Social Security card application data as of March 2017. See the limitations of this data source.