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See Baby Name Trends of the 1960's for more info.
 

Girl Names

Boy Names

    Lisa 1   Michael 1
    Mary 2   David 2
    Susan 3   John 3
    Karen 4   James 4
    Linda 5   Robert 5
    Patricia 6   Mark 6
    Donna 7   William 7
    Cynthia 8   Richard 8
    Deborah 9   Thomas 9
    Sandra 10   Jeffrey 10
    Lori 11   Scott 11
    Pamela 12   Steven 12
    Brenda 13   Joseph 13
    Barbara 14   Kevin 14
    Debra 15   Charles 15
    Kimberly 16   Timothy 16
    Sharon 17   Daniel 17
    Teresa 18   Kenneth 18
    Nancy 19   Paul 19
    Elizabeth 20   Brian 20
    Laura 21   Gregory 21
    Julie 22   Gary 22
    Tammy 23   Donald 23
    Cheryl 24   Anthony 24
    Robin 25   Ronald 25
    Diane 26   Christopher 26
    Kathy 27   Douglas 27
    Carol 28   Stephen 28
    Kathleen 29   Edward 29
    Denise 30   Todd 30
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1962

Baby Names in 1962

The year 1962 saw the rise of names like Sherri, Tracey, and Stacy for girls and names like Todd, Vincent, and Troy for boys. The top overall girl name was Lisa, which replaced the previous #1, Mary. The most popular boy name was Michael for the 2nd year in a row. The fastest rising names were Lolita, Nicole, and Erica for girls and Demetrius, Pernell, and Lorne for boys. 1962 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Nanette, Luann, and Liz and the decline of boy names like Clay, Jody, and Rocky.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Lolita +144%   Demetrius +89%
  Nicole +107%   Pernell +88%
  Erica +86%   Lorne +85%
  Maribel +74%   Vince +82%
  Daphne +69%   Kirt +80%
  Karyn +62%   Johnathan +70%
  Kara +62%   Keenan +59%
  Paige +59%   Adan +54%
  Jeanna +51%   Cameron +53%
  Stacey +50%   Shannon +50%
  Sophia +50%   Devin +49%
  Gena +45%   Andrea +48%
  Shellie +42%   Rodrick +48%
  Latonya +41%   Kyle +48%
  Sherri +41%   Garret +46%
  Kristen +41%   Marco +44%
  Sybil +40%   Casey +44%
  Dina +40%   Cornell +44%
  Marnita +39%   Vincent +43%
  Melisa +38%   Troy +42%
  Justine +36%   Darin +41%
  Teena +35%   Sebastian +41%
  Cherie +33%   Heriberto +40%
  Lyn +33%   Erick +39%
  Suzy +33%   Adam +36%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Johnna -47%   Kennedy -52%
  Kyle -39%   Unknown -38%
  Lisha -38%   Brook -36%
  Fran -34%   Mckinley -33%
  Leesa -33%   Hal -32%
  Marylou -31%   Les -31%
  Venita -31%   Shayne -29%
  Gale -31%   Alden -29%
  Mae -28%   Courtney -29%
  Lanette -28%   Fidel -29%
  Minerva -27%   Baron -29%
  Dottie -26%   Jody -29%
  Lila -26%   Lyndon -29%
  Ora -25%   Kimberly -28%
  Gay -25%   Orville -28%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Sherri 82   Jonathan 94
  Penny 92
  Sarah 98
  Andrea 99
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Nicole 410   Marco 450
  Paige 418   Tracey 456
  Kara 428   Blair 457
  Sophia 438   Darrin 458
  Erica 454   Sterling 468
  Cara 456   Ian 474
  Krista 459   Dion 486
  Bridgette 461   Donnell 489
  Deena 467   Rich 496
  Stacie 471   Gerardo 499
  Christi 474   Vaughn 500
  Karyn 476
  Tonia 477
  Elisabeth 482
  Gena 486
  Isabel 489
  Marta 494
  Amber 499

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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).