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See Baby Name Trends of the 1950's for more info.
 

Girl Names

Boy Names

    Mary 1   Michael 1
    Susan 2   James 2
    Linda 3   David 3
    Debra 4   Robert 4
    Karen 5   John 5
    Deborah 6   William 6
    Cynthia 7   Mark 7
    Patricia 8   Richard 8
    Barbara 9   Thomas 9
    Donna 10   Steven 10
    Nancy 11   Charles 11
    Pamela 12   Joseph 12
    Brenda 13   Gary 13
    Sharon 14   Kenneth 14
    Sandra 15   Donald 15
    Cheryl 16   Daniel 16
    Diane 17   Ronald 17
    Carol 18   Paul 18
    Cindy 19   Timothy 19
    Kathy 20   Kevin 20
    Kathleen 21   Jeffrey 21
    Elizabeth 22   Larry 22
    Janet 23   Gregory 23
    Teresa 24   Stephen 24
    Denise 25   Edward 25
    Lisa 26   Brian 26
    Debbie 27   Anthony 27
    Julie 28   Dennis 28
    Margaret 29   George 29
    Robin 30   Douglas 30
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1957

Baby Names in 1957

The year 1957 saw the rise of names like Cindy, Julie, and Tammy for girls and names like Mike, Jeff, and Jim for boys. The top overall girl name was Mary for the 5th year in a row. The most popular boy name was Michael for the 4th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Tammie, Tammy, and Tami for girls and Mitch, Bret, and Doug for boys. 1957 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Janis, Edna, and Candace and the decline of boy names like Kim, Rudolph, and Denis.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Tammie New   Mitch +177%
  Tammy +1571%   Bret +141%
  Tami +561%   Doug +120%
  Erin +231%   Kyle +118%
  Bernadine +165%   Jordan +105%
  Tamara +153%   Rich +93%
  Leisa +146%   Tim +91%
  Liz +136%   Mike +85%
  Kelly +130%   Greg +85%
  Barb +127%   Chuck +85%
  Pam +126%   Jeff +84%
  Kelli +121%   Art +80%
  Cindy +103%   Ken +79%
  Debi +99%   Bob +78%
  Cindi +91%   Bryon +78%
  Tracey +91%   Tab +76%
  Marianne +87%   Tom +75%
  Pat +86%   Ron +68%
  Ginny +84%   Xavier +67%
  Kelley +84%   Cliff +66%
  Mariann +80%   Brett +66%
  Debbi +79%   Von +65%
  Tracie +74%   Ed +64%
  Felecia +74%   Kirt +64%
  Natalie +73%   Britt +63%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Leesa -42%   Hayward -34%
  Unknown -40%   Kim -33%
  Janis -34%   Clair -30%
  Sheree -34%   Audie -28%
  Dawna -34%   Buford -28%
  Mable -30%   Carnell -28%
  Georgina -29%   Stefan -28%
  Letha -27%   Faron -26%
  Peggie -26%   Geary -26%
  Candice -26%   Gaylon -26%
  Bettye -26%   Bryce -25%
  Aleta -25%   Maynard -24%
  Roxie -25%   Ignacio -24%
  Lu -25%   Carter -22%
  Eddie -24%   Otha -22%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Leslie 77   Jeff 96
  Annette 97
  Jill 100
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Tammy 107   Rod 430
  Erin 275   Michel 458
  Tami 315   Cory 459
  Tammie 364   Ryan 461
  Jodie 425   Cameron 464
  Cindi 439   Donny 468
  Lesa 458   Bryon 470
  Bernadine 459   Reynaldo 485
  Kris 462   Rob 493
  Kimberlee 467   Chad 494
  Elena 472   Cliff 497
  Valarie 473   Junior 499
  Lesley 474   Austin 500
  Vickey 477
  Gracie 478
  Lauri 480
  Caren 483
  Debi 487
  Maryanne 491
  Shelby 494
  Julianne 496
  Erma 498

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Note: these are estimates based on incomplete data. The numbers are likely to be a bit off, especially for earlier years (i.e. years prior to World War 2).