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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 19,617,007 male births and 18,898,324 female births.

Popular names of the 1960s
Males Females
Rank Name Number Name Number
1 Michael 833,390 Lisa 496,957
2 David 734,157 Mary 355,203
3 John 713,623 Susan 287,648
4 James 684,980 Karen 286,034
5 Robert 650,972 Kimberly 259,080
6 Mark 441,536 Patricia 231,114
7 William 421,603 Linda 225,406
8 Richard 373,998 Donna 213,444
9 Thomas 327,219 Michelle 208,255
10 Jeffrey 302,091 Cynthia 196,601
11 Steven 290,747 Sandra 183,792
12 Joseph 283,160 Deborah 183,425
13 Timothy 276,874 Tammy 182,211
14 Kevin 271,508 Pamela 181,942
15 Scott 266,937 Lori 176,558
16 Brian 258,282 Laura 174,180
17 Charles 249,483 Elizabeth 168,879
18 Paul 242,584 Julie 166,139
19 Daniel 242,159 Brenda 164,472
20 Christopher 237,293 Jennifer 164,415
21 Kenneth 227,565 Barbara 159,737
22 Anthony 203,171 Angela 159,246
23 Gregory 187,566 Sharon 154,875
24 Ronald 182,199 Debra 153,770
25 Donald 172,674 Teresa 151,767
26 Gary 166,041 Nancy 142,684
27 Stephen 152,277 Christine 139,324
28 Eric 152,253 Cheryl 135,640
29 Edward 144,024 Denise 128,831
30 Douglas 135,045 Kelly 128,068
31 Todd 128,769 Tina 126,374
32 Patrick 122,763 Kathleen 120,967
33 George 113,049 Melissa 119,216
34 Keith 112,619 Robin 118,309
35 Larry 108,596 Amy 116,787
36 Matthew 106,037 Diane 114,438
37 Terry 101,457 Dawn 114,288
38 Andrew 97,192 Carol 112,333
39 Dennis 94,989 Tracy 103,772
40 Randy 93,891 Kathy 101,120
41 Jerry 93,556 Rebecca 99,467
42 Peter 92,456 Theresa 97,114
43 Frank 87,179 Kim 94,377
44 Craig 84,744 Rhonda 93,605
45 Raymond 81,805 Stephanie 92,819
46 Jeffery 79,530 Cindy 91,584
47 Bruce 74,671 Janet 89,307
48 Rodney 72,172 Wendy 88,965
49 Mike 71,454 Maria 88,625
50 Roger 71,448 Michele 86,977
51 Tony 70,576 Jacqueline 84,361
52 Ricky 66,375 Debbie 84,200
53 Steve 65,653 Margaret 81,861
54 Jeff 62,085 Paula 80,504
55 Troy 61,423 Sherry 77,520
56 Alan 61,419 Catherine 76,782
57 Carl 60,805 Carolyn 75,266
58 Danny 60,720 Laurie 74,451
59 Russell 60,463 Sheila 74,068
60 Chris 56,372 Ann 72,090
61 Bryan 55,322 Jill 69,144
62 Gerald 55,309 Connie 65,277
63 Wayne 54,774 Diana 65,034
64 Joe 53,383 Terri 63,737
65 Randall 52,066 Suzanne 59,766
66 Lawrence 51,377 Beth 58,384
67 Dale 50,422 Andrea 58,383
68 Phillip 50,403 Janice 57,963
69 Johnny 49,828 Valerie 56,583
70 Vincent 49,497 Renee 55,808
71 Martin 49,134 Leslie 54,457
72 Bradley 48,747 Christina 52,784
73 Billy 48,456 Gina 52,366
74 Glenn 48,100 Lynn 51,937
75 Shawn 47,814 Annette 51,902
76 Jonathan 47,434 Cathy 51,624
77 Jimmy 47,392 Katherine 50,643
78 Sean 47,375 Judy 50,335
79 Curtis 47,244 Carla 47,886
80 Barry 47,226 Anne 47,771
81 Bobby 46,384 Wanda 47,765
82 Walter 45,932 Dana 47,704
83 Jon 44,893 Joyce 46,123
84 Philip 44,799 Regina 45,827
85 Samuel 44,286 Beverly 45,247
86 Jay 42,742 Monica 45,162
87 Jason 42,606 Bonnie 45,087
88 Dean 42,542 Kathryn 44,863
89 Jose 42,035 Anita 44,392
90 Tim 41,583 Sarah 43,916
91 Roy 40,038 Darlene 43,529
92 Willie 39,800 Jane 43,343
93 Arthur 39,621 Sherri 41,628
94 Darryl 39,193 Martha 41,023
95 Henry 39,149 Anna 40,861
96 Darrell 38,015 Colleen 40,673
97 Allen 37,714 Vicki 40,507
98 Victor 36,826 Tracey 40,291
99 Harold 36,750 Judith 39,785
100 Greg 36,459 Tamara 38,998
101 Albert 36,376 Gloria 38,577
102 Jack 35,623 Betty 38,393
103 Darren 35,041 Stacey 38,264
104 Ronnie 34,713 Penny 38,223
105 Ralph 34,188 Shirley 38,072
106 Joel 33,829 Victoria 37,745
107 Louis 33,383 Jean 37,281
108 Jim 33,200 Peggy 37,038
109 Micheal 31,969 Melanie 36,749
110 Marc 31,384 Joan 36,679
111 Frederick 30,785 Melinda 36,297
112 Eddie 30,581 Shelly 35,662
113 Lee 30,220 Stacy 35,530
114 Stanley 29,995 Virginia 35,335
115 Tommy 29,365 Marie 34,804
116 Eugene 29,311 Maureen 34,443
117 Tom 29,196 Ruth 34,178
118 Tracy 29,171 Julia 34,177
119 Howard 28,698 Ellen 34,142
120 Leonard 28,437 Tonya 34,070
121 Kurt 28,219 Shannon 33,853
122 Marvin 28,127 Heidi 33,744
123 Kelly 28,014 Joanne 33,343
124 Brent 27,173 Dorothy 33,011
125 Ernest 26,892 Gail 32,869
126 Dwayne 26,792 Rita 32,862
127 Aaron 26,085 Heather 32,705
128 Brett 25,852 Deanna 32,266
129 Rick 25,734 Holly 32,145
130 Benjamin 25,641 Rose 31,848
131 Bill 25,149 Vickie 31,763
132 Reginald 24,928 Carrie 31,169
133 Duane 23,761 Veronica 30,023
134 Juan 23,469 Yvonne 29,943
135 Fred 23,191 Becky 29,599
136 Melvin 23,087 Helen 29,089
137 Adam 22,962 Sylvia 28,595
138 Norman 22,751 Yolanda 28,428
139 Dan 22,721 April 28,300
140 Mitchell 22,692 Terry 27,639
141 Harry 22,665 Elaine 27,466
142 Jesse 22,616 Sheri 27,325
143 Nicholas 22,414 Marilyn 26,998
144 Carlos 22,384 Alice 26,950
145 Jerome 22,301 Jodi 26,873
146 Kirk 22,230 Rachel 26,802
147 Ray 22,185 Sheryl 26,055
148 Don 22,122 Jackie 25,895
149 Calvin 21,898 Jamie 25,702
150 Glen 21,894 Phyllis 25,700
151 Brad 21,372 Frances 24,989
152 Theodore 21,309 Crystal 24,973
153 Karl 21,199 Eileen 24,870
154 Derrick 21,194 Joann 24,870
155 Edwin 20,636 Shelley 24,850
156 Earl 20,374 Toni 24,838
157 Lance 20,049 Charlene 24,620
158 Francis 19,351 Sally 24,352
159 Clifford 19,279 Kristin 24,348
160 Kent 19,265 Charlotte 24,236
161 Derek 19,032 Kristine 24,125
162 Wesley 18,809 Jeanne 23,548
163 Alfred 18,650 Sara 23,044
164 Antonio 18,561 Tanya 23,029
165 Warren 18,560 Belinda 22,945
166 Andre 18,112 Carmen 22,868
167 Clarence 17,499 Sandy 22,712
168 Bernard 17,466 Evelyn 22,578
169 Kyle 16,607 Alicia 22,428
170 Tyrone 16,421 Sonya 22,293
171 Manuel 16,042 Lorraine 22,237
172 Chad 15,922 Jeanette 22,085
173 Luis 15,901 Yvette 22,084
174 Gordon 15,833 Loretta 22,063
175 Dave 15,769 Joy 21,754
176 Nathan 15,537 Sue 21,608
177 Guy 15,357 Norma 21,509
178 Kerry 15,288 Roberta 21,096
179 Daryl 15,261 Vanessa 20,989
180 Leroy 15,217 Shari 20,517
181 Lonnie 15,121 Jo 20,199
182 Perry 15,121 Natalie 19,561
183 Erik 14,763 Tammie 19,344
184 Maurice 14,644 Traci 18,703
185 Marcus 14,571 Gwendolyn 18,637
186 Alvin 14,501 Nicole 18,560
187 Gilbert 14,429 Felicia 18,555
188 Vernon 14,412 Melody 18,469
189 Alexander 14,227 Shelia 18,444
190 Stuart 13,967 Tami 18,443
191 Shane 13,942 Marcia 18,422
192 Rickey 13,940 Doris 18,183
193 Franklin 13,896 Kristen 18,045
194 Leon 13,822 Audrey 17,867
195 Gregg 13,796 Karla 17,713
196 Bob 13,786 Jody 17,669
197 Darin 13,741 Glenda 17,590
198 Leslie 13,720 Patty 17,523
199 Gene 13,701 Amanda 17,174
200 Herbert 13,697 Pam 17,110
Source: 100% sample based on Social Security card application data as of the end of February 2013. See the limitations of this data source.