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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 19,615,164 male births and 18,900,341 female births.

Popular names of the 1960s
Males Females
Rank Name Number Name Number
1 Michael 833,254 Lisa 496,972
2 David 734,056 Mary 355,226
3 John 713,540 Susan 287,653
4 James 684,885 Karen 286,044
5 Robert 650,872 Kimberly 259,085
6 Mark 441,446 Patricia 231,146
7 William 421,539 Linda 225,419
8 Richard 373,974 Donna 213,453
9 Thomas 327,158 Michelle 208,290
10 Jeffrey 302,054 Cynthia 196,611
11 Steven 290,674 Sandra 183,833
12 Joseph 283,104 Deborah 183,434
13 Timothy 276,858 Tammy 182,213
14 Kevin 271,463 Pamela 181,936
15 Scott 266,884 Lori 176,557
16 Brian 258,214 Laura 174,176
17 Charles 249,436 Elizabeth 168,895
18 Paul 242,547 Julie 166,143
19 Daniel 242,092 Brenda 164,486
20 Christopher 237,203 Jennifer 164,411
21 Kenneth 227,528 Barbara 159,749
22 Anthony 203,161 Angela 159,259
23 Gregory 187,534 Sharon 154,890
24 Ronald 182,174 Debra 153,771
25 Donald 172,651 Teresa 151,777
26 Gary 166,030 Nancy 142,710
27 Stephen 152,249 Christine 139,328
28 Eric 152,231 Cheryl 135,646
29 Edward 144,000 Denise 128,824
30 Douglas 135,021 Kelly 128,070
31 Todd 128,760 Tina 126,388
32 Patrick 122,757 Kathleen 120,956
33 George 113,049 Melissa 119,211
34 Keith 112,604 Robin 118,322
35 Larry 108,591 Amy 116,793
36 Matthew 106,000 Diane 114,446
37 Terry 101,460 Dawn 114,295
38 Andrew 97,158 Carol 112,335
39 Dennis 94,980 Tracy 103,779
40 Randy 93,886 Kathy 101,123
41 Jerry 93,563 Rebecca 99,461
42 Peter 92,433 Theresa 97,118
43 Frank 87,167 Kim 94,381
44 Craig 84,720 Rhonda 93,606
45 Raymond 81,800 Stephanie 92,821
46 Jeffery 79,520 Cindy 91,586
47 Bruce 74,655 Janet 89,319
48 Rodney 72,182 Wendy 88,965
49 Mike 71,459 Maria 88,729
50 Roger 71,444 Michele 86,991
51 Tony 70,578 Jacqueline 84,377
52 Ricky 66,379 Debbie 84,203
53 Steve 65,649 Margaret 81,863
54 Jeff 62,088 Paula 80,506
55 Troy 61,417 Sherry 77,520
56 Alan 61,403 Catherine 76,790
57 Carl 60,793 Carolyn 75,262
58 Danny 60,722 Laurie 74,447
59 Russell 60,457 Sheila 74,069
60 Chris 56,369 Ann 72,080
61 Bryan 55,317 Jill 69,144
62 Gerald 55,302 Connie 65,281
63 Wayne 54,766 Diana 65,033
64 Joe 53,382 Terri 63,736
65 Randall 52,052 Suzanne 59,760
66 Lawrence 51,352 Andrea 58,404
67 Dale 50,429 Beth 58,386
68 Phillip 50,395 Janice 57,965
69 Johnny 49,834 Valerie 56,586
70 Vincent 49,489 Renee 55,815
71 Martin 49,111 Leslie 54,457
72 Bradley 48,739 Christina 52,783
73 Billy 48,456 Gina 52,368
74 Glenn 48,090 Lynn 51,934
75 Shawn 47,801 Annette 51,912
76 Jonathan 47,419 Cathy 51,624
77 Jimmy 47,389 Katherine 50,632
78 Sean 47,339 Judy 50,334
79 Curtis 47,247 Carla 47,896
80 Barry 47,225 Wanda 47,769
81 Bobby 46,392 Anne 47,764
82 Walter 45,926 Dana 47,705
83 Jon 44,884 Joyce 46,125
84 Philip 44,789 Regina 45,826
85 Samuel 44,268 Beverly 45,241
86 Jay 42,726 Monica 45,179
87 Jason 42,571 Bonnie 45,088
88 Dean 42,543 Kathryn 44,863
89 Jose 42,035 Anita 44,398
90 Tim 41,587 Sarah 43,908
91 Roy 40,037 Darlene 43,532
92 Willie 39,811 Jane 43,335
93 Arthur 39,616 Sherri 41,628
94 Darryl 39,191 Martha 41,029
95 Henry 39,143 Anna 40,890
96 Darrell 38,024 Colleen 40,672
97 Allen 37,712 Vicki 40,508
98 Victor 36,828 Tracey 40,291
99 Harold 36,744 Judith 39,778
100 Greg 36,455 Tamara 39,005
101 Albert 36,374 Gloria 38,586
102 Jack 35,606 Betty 38,390
103 Darren 35,044 Stacey 38,263
104 Ronnie 34,714 Penny 38,223
105 Ralph 34,178 Shirley 38,073
106 Joel 33,830 Victoria 37,734
107 Louis 33,388 Jean 37,279
108 Jim 33,201 Peggy 37,034
109 Micheal 31,971 Melanie 36,750
110 Marc 31,380 Joan 36,678
111 Frederick 30,780 Melinda 36,299
112 Eddie 30,579 Shelly 35,660
113 Lee 30,208 Stacy 35,528
114 Stanley 29,996 Virginia 35,342
115 Tommy 29,359 Marie 34,811
116 Eugene 29,310 Maureen 34,446
117 Tom 29,199 Ruth 34,181
118 Tracy 29,173 Julia 34,177
119 Howard 28,697 Ellen 34,139
120 Leonard 28,432 Tonya 34,072
121 Kurt 28,212 Shannon 33,853
122 Marvin 28,128 Heidi 33,740
123 Kelly 28,012 Joanne 33,358
124 Brent 27,170 Dorothy 33,008
125 Ernest 26,888 Gail 32,869
126 Dwayne 26,791 Rita 32,867
127 Aaron 26,085 Heather 32,704
128 Brett 25,846 Deanna 32,269
129 Rick 25,733 Holly 32,144
130 Benjamin 25,624 Rose 31,858
131 Bill 25,144 Vickie 31,762
132 Reginald 24,925 Carrie 31,170
133 Duane 23,760 Veronica 30,029
134 Juan 23,455 Yvonne 29,953
135 Fred 23,197 Becky 29,598
136 Melvin 23,082 Helen 29,094
137 Adam 22,950 Sylvia 28,603
138 Norman 22,751 Yolanda 28,440
139 Dan 22,714 April 28,302
140 Mitchell 22,684 Terry 27,636
141 Harry 22,665 Elaine 27,464
142 Jesse 22,614 Sheri 27,326
143 Nicholas 22,394 Marilyn 26,995
144 Carlos 22,392 Alice 26,953
145 Jerome 22,296 Jodi 26,876
146 Kirk 22,220 Rachel 26,801
147 Ray 22,187 Sheryl 26,058
148 Don 22,123 Jackie 25,892
149 Calvin 21,896 Jamie 25,698
150 Glen 21,886 Phyllis 25,697
151 Brad 21,364 Frances 24,994
152 Theodore 21,296 Crystal 24,972
153 Derrick 21,195 Joann 24,873
154 Karl 21,194 Eileen 24,869
155 Edwin 20,633 Shelley 24,856
156 Earl 20,370 Toni 24,839
157 Lance 20,047 Charlene 24,621
158 Francis 19,339 Kristin 24,354
159 Clifford 19,268 Sally 24,347
160 Kent 19,258 Charlotte 24,234
161 Derek 19,032 Kristine 24,124
162 Wesley 18,811 Jeanne 23,545
163 Alfred 18,655 Sara 23,046
164 Antonio 18,580 Tanya 23,028
165 Warren 18,558 Belinda 22,948
166 Andre 18,118 Carmen 22,874
167 Clarence 17,505 Sandy 22,711
168 Bernard 17,469 Evelyn 22,580
169 Kyle 16,597 Alicia 22,424
170 Tyrone 16,425 Sonya 22,293
171 Manuel 16,039 Lorraine 22,246
172 Chad 15,914 Yvette 22,090
173 Luis 15,910 Jeanette 22,087
174 Gordon 15,834 Loretta 22,071
175 Dave 15,772 Joy 21,756
176 Nathan 15,534 Sue 21,605
177 Guy 15,359 Norma 21,513
178 Kerry 15,289 Roberta 21,097
179 Daryl 15,264 Vanessa 20,987
180 Leroy 15,218 Shari 20,518
181 Lonnie 15,124 Jo 20,196
182 Perry 15,121 Natalie 19,567
183 Erik 14,764 Tammie 19,345
184 Maurice 14,645 Traci 18,704
185 Marcus 14,561 Gwendolyn 18,635
186 Alvin 14,503 Nicole 18,565
187 Gilbert 14,425 Felicia 18,555
188 Vernon 14,410 Melody 18,470
189 Alexander 14,194 Tami 18,445
190 Stuart 13,967 Shelia 18,442
191 Rickey 13,941 Marcia 18,425
192 Shane 13,934 Doris 18,186
193 Franklin 13,888 Kristen 18,042
194 Leon 13,822 Audrey 17,869
195 Gregg 13,793 Karla 17,716
196 Bob 13,788 Jody 17,669
197 Darin 13,743 Glenda 17,590
198 Leslie 13,721 Patty 17,520
199 Gene 13,698 Amanda 17,179
200 Herbert 13,697 Pam 17,109
Source: 100% sample based on Social Security card application data as of March 2018. See the limitations of this data source.