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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 19,618,056 male births and 18,899,996 female births.

Popular names of the 1960s
Males Females
Rank Name Number Name Number
1 Michael 833,402 Lisa 496,980
2 David 734,169 Mary 355,223
3 John 713,653 Susan 287,661
4 James 684,986 Karen 286,044
5 Robert 650,975 Kimberly 259,092
6 Mark 441,513 Patricia 231,137
7 William 421,610 Linda 225,412
8 Richard 374,010 Donna 213,457
9 Thomas 327,231 Michelle 208,285
10 Jeffrey 302,105 Cynthia 196,606
11 Steven 290,739 Sandra 183,812
12 Joseph 283,162 Deborah 183,434
13 Timothy 276,888 Tammy 182,218
14 Kevin 271,514 Pamela 181,948
15 Scott 266,936 Lori 176,561
16 Brian 258,277 Laura 174,184
17 Charles 249,488 Elizabeth 168,897
18 Paul 242,587 Julie 166,151
19 Daniel 242,161 Brenda 164,483
20 Christopher 237,285 Jennifer 164,429
21 Kenneth 227,552 Barbara 159,750
22 Anthony 203,192 Angela 159,251
23 Gregory 187,574 Sharon 154,887
24 Ronald 182,192 Debra 153,776
25 Donald 172,669 Teresa 151,770
26 Gary 166,046 Nancy 142,707
27 Stephen 152,285 Christine 139,333
28 Eric 152,262 Cheryl 135,650
29 Edward 144,022 Denise 128,834
30 Douglas 135,047 Kelly 128,078
31 Todd 128,770 Tina 126,385
32 Patrick 122,772 Kathleen 120,967
33 George 113,063 Melissa 119,219
34 Keith 112,619 Robin 118,322
35 Larry 108,599 Amy 116,794
36 Matthew 106,041 Diane 114,441
37 Terry 101,458 Dawn 114,291
38 Andrew 97,199 Carol 112,341
39 Dennis 94,992 Tracy 103,778
40 Randy 93,889 Kathy 101,122
41 Jerry 93,574 Rebecca 99,468
42 Peter 92,457 Theresa 97,120
43 Frank 87,181 Kim 94,381
44 Craig 84,739 Rhonda 93,607
45 Raymond 81,816 Stephanie 92,825
46 Jeffery 79,524 Cindy 91,589
47 Bruce 74,679 Janet 89,311
48 Rodney 72,177 Wendy 88,970
49 Mike 71,458 Maria 88,666
50 Roger 71,455 Michele 86,992
51 Tony 70,582 Jacqueline 84,374
52 Ricky 66,375 Debbie 84,206
53 Steve 65,657 Margaret 81,869
54 Jeff 62,087 Paula 80,506
55 Troy 61,423 Sherry 77,521
56 Alan 61,422 Catherine 76,793
57 Carl 60,804 Carolyn 75,264
58 Danny 60,723 Laurie 74,452
59 Russell 60,465 Sheila 74,071
60 Chris 56,376 Ann 72,093
61 Bryan 55,326 Jill 69,147
62 Gerald 55,312 Connie 65,281
63 Wayne 54,770 Diana 65,038
64 Joe 53,383 Terri 63,737
65 Randall 52,066 Suzanne 59,767
66 Lawrence 51,369 Andrea 58,398
67 Dale 50,427 Beth 58,390
68 Phillip 50,408 Janice 57,963
69 Johnny 49,829 Valerie 56,585
70 Vincent 49,501 Renee 55,811
71 Martin 49,137 Leslie 54,458
72 Bradley 48,750 Christina 52,785
73 Billy 48,458 Gina 52,366
74 Glenn 48,097 Lynn 51,939
75 Shawn 47,813 Annette 51,909
76 Jonathan 47,437 Cathy 51,626
77 Jimmy 47,391 Katherine 50,647
78 Sean 47,364 Judy 50,331
79 Curtis 47,250 Carla 47,891
80 Barry 47,227 Anne 47,771
81 Bobby 46,393 Wanda 47,766
82 Walter 45,934 Dana 47,708
83 Jon 44,889 Joyce 46,124
84 Philip 44,802 Regina 45,825
85 Samuel 44,292 Beverly 45,245
86 Jay 42,740 Monica 45,176
87 Jason 42,601 Bonnie 45,091
88 Dean 42,552 Kathryn 44,866
89 Jose 42,034 Anita 44,398
90 Tim 41,588 Sarah 43,914
91 Roy 40,037 Darlene 43,530
92 Willie 39,804 Jane 43,342
93 Arthur 39,622 Sherri 41,628
94 Darryl 39,198 Martha 41,025
95 Henry 39,158 Anna 40,869
96 Darrell 38,024 Colleen 40,677
97 Allen 37,717 Vicki 40,506
98 Victor 36,836 Tracey 40,293
99 Harold 36,752 Judith 39,784
100 Greg 36,465 Tamara 39,004
101 Albert 36,381 Gloria 38,583
102 Jack 35,622 Betty 38,392
103 Darren 35,043 Stacey 38,265
104 Ronnie 34,713 Penny 38,224
105 Ralph 34,183 Shirley 38,072
106 Joel 33,834 Victoria 37,748
107 Louis 33,390 Jean 37,284
108 Jim 33,202 Peggy 37,037
109 Micheal 31,971 Melanie 36,753
110 Marc 31,387 Joan 36,682
111 Frederick 30,786 Melinda 36,299
112 Eddie 30,581 Shelly 35,661
113 Lee 30,218 Stacy 35,529
114 Stanley 29,996 Virginia 35,338
115 Tommy 29,363 Marie 34,806
116 Eugene 29,315 Maureen 34,445
117 Tom 29,199 Julia 34,182
118 Tracy 29,173 Ruth 34,179
119 Howard 28,695 Ellen 34,143
120 Leonard 28,436 Tonya 34,072
121 Kurt 28,220 Shannon 33,856
122 Marvin 28,129 Heidi 33,745
123 Kelly 28,014 Joanne 33,349
124 Brent 27,175 Dorothy 33,009
125 Ernest 26,894 Gail 32,867
126 Dwayne 26,793 Rita 32,863
127 Aaron 26,091 Heather 32,709
128 Brett 25,854 Deanna 32,270
129 Rick 25,735 Holly 32,145
130 Benjamin 25,648 Rose 31,856
131 Bill 25,148 Vickie 31,764
132 Reginald 24,924 Carrie 31,169
133 Duane 23,764 Veronica 30,022
134 Juan 23,464 Yvonne 29,949
135 Fred 23,201 Becky 29,598
136 Melvin 23,083 Helen 29,090
137 Adam 22,967 Sylvia 28,593
138 Norman 22,752 Yolanda 28,430
139 Dan 22,719 April 28,302
140 Mitchell 22,695 Terry 27,639
141 Harry 22,669 Elaine 27,467
142 Jesse 22,618 Sheri 27,326
143 Nicholas 22,410 Marilyn 26,999
144 Carlos 22,397 Alice 26,953
145 Jerome 22,303 Jodi 26,875
146 Kirk 22,229 Rachel 26,802
147 Ray 22,189 Sheryl 26,057
148 Don 22,128 Jackie 25,893
149 Calvin 21,899 Jamie 25,703
150 Glen 21,892 Phyllis 25,697
151 Brad 21,371 Frances 24,991
152 Theodore 21,308 Crystal 24,973
153 Karl 21,196 Joann 24,872
154 Derrick 21,194 Eileen 24,868
155 Edwin 20,637 Shelley 24,854
156 Earl 20,373 Toni 24,840
157 Lance 20,050 Charlene 24,622
158 Francis 19,348 Kristin 24,351
159 Clifford 19,274 Sally 24,348
160 Kent 19,262 Charlotte 24,234
161 Derek 19,035 Kristine 24,124
162 Wesley 18,810 Jeanne 23,547
163 Alfred 18,653 Sara 23,046
164 Antonio 18,573 Tanya 23,031
165 Warren 18,564 Belinda 22,948
166 Andre 18,116 Carmen 22,873
167 Clarence 17,505 Sandy 22,711
168 Bernard 17,470 Evelyn 22,579
169 Kyle 16,607 Alicia 22,429
170 Tyrone 16,424 Sonya 22,292
171 Manuel 16,041 Lorraine 22,242
172 Chad 15,922 Yvette 22,090
173 Luis 15,908 Jeanette 22,087
174 Gordon 15,833 Loretta 22,070
175 Dave 15,773 Joy 21,755
176 Nathan 15,536 Sue 21,606
177 Guy 15,361 Norma 21,511
178 Kerry 15,291 Roberta 21,096
179 Daryl 15,260 Vanessa 20,991
180 Leroy 15,221 Shari 20,517
181 Perry 15,127 Jo 20,199
182 Lonnie 15,123 Natalie 19,566
183 Erik 14,765 Tammie 19,345
184 Maurice 14,643 Traci 18,703
185 Marcus 14,571 Gwendolyn 18,635
186 Alvin 14,500 Nicole 18,567
187 Gilbert 14,428 Felicia 18,555
188 Vernon 14,411 Melody 18,471
189 Alexander 14,219 Tami 18,444
190 Stuart 13,968 Shelia 18,443
191 Rickey 13,940 Marcia 18,424
192 Shane 13,938 Doris 18,188
193 Franklin 13,893 Kristen 18,046
194 Leon 13,823 Audrey 17,872
195 Gregg 13,794 Karla 17,716
196 Bob 13,786 Jody 17,669
197 Darin 13,742 Glenda 17,590
198 Leslie 13,721 Patty 17,521
199 Herbert 13,700 Amanda 17,181
200 Gene 13,699 Pam 17,109
Source: 100% sample based on Social Security card application data as of the end of February 2016. See the limitations of this data source.