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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   John 2
    Karen 3   David 3
    Kimberly 4   James 4
    Susan 5   Robert 5
    Patricia 6   William 6
    Donna 7   Mark 7
    Linda 8   Richard 8
    Cynthia 9   Thomas 9
    Angela 10   Jeffrey 10
    Tammy 11   Joseph 11
    Pamela 12   Timothy 12
    Deborah 13   Kevin 13
    Julie 14   Steven 14
    Sandra 15   Scott 15
    Elizabeth 16   Paul 16
    Laura 17   Daniel 17
    Michelle 18   Christopher 18
    Lori 19   Brian 19
    Jennifer 20   Charles 20
    Christine 21   Kenneth 21
    Sharon 22   Anthony 22
    Brenda 23   Gregory 23
    Teresa 24   Ronald 24
    Barbara 25   Eric 25
    Dawn 26   Donald 26
    Debra 27   Gary 27
    Denise 28   Stephen 28
    Tina 29   Edward 29
    Kelly 30   Todd 30
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1965

Baby Names in 1965

The year 1965 saw the rise of names like Melissa, Wendy, and Stephanie for girls and names like Christopher, Rodney, and Darren for boys. The top overall girl name was Lisa for the 4th year in a row. The most popular boy name was Michael for the 5th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Samantha, Mia, and Kecia for girls and Darrin, Darin, and Daren for boys. 1965 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Debbie, Terry, and Sandy and the decline of boy names like Doug, Bob, and Pat.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Samantha +363%   Darrin +306%
  Mia +253%   Darin +156%
  Kecia +111%   Daren +143%
  Lesley +84%   Darren +124%
  Vonda +82%   Darron +117%
  Kristin +64%   Ryan +109%
  Monique +58%   Daron +106%
  Shana +52%   Deron +105%
  Ursula +51%   Rodney +83%
  Cara +49%   Erik +82%
  Allison +46%   Trevor +78%
  Barbra +44%   Erick +60%
  Althea +43%   Sean +53%
  Caryn +43%   Kory +44%
  Kristine +38%   Shon +39%
  Melisa +35%   Jason +37%
  Candice +34%   Demetrius +36%
  Diann +33%   Saul +36%
  Kristina +33%   Lisa +35%
  Brigitte +31%   Cyrus +35%
  Alisha +31%   Rod +34%
  Jessica +31%   Chad +34%
  Wendy +30%   Moses +31%
  Amanda +29%   Brandon +31%
  Kristen +29%   Darrick +31%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Deneen -74%   Fitzgerald -54%
  Zina -54%   Kennedy -47%
  Pat -40%   Dalton -46%
  Lula -38%   Emory -40%
  Twyla -38%   Lyndon -40%
  Johnna -37%   Tod -38%
  Barbie -36%   Britt -38%
  Zena -36%   Denver -38%
  Pattie -36%   Donn -38%
  Dixie -35%   Donny -37%
  Maryjo -35%   Stephon -37%
  Polly -35%   Lincoln -37%
  Pam -35%   Dane -37%
  Nannette -34%   Rhett -36%
  Ginny -34%   Levi -35%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Stacey 84   Darren 52
  Tracey 85   Sean 78
  Shelly 98
  Melinda 100
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Mia 266   Darron 409
  Kecia 392   Demetrius 458
  Caryn 421   Jeremy 468
  Angelina 466   Deron 479
  Erika 467   Israel 481
  Marci 475   Elliott 484
  Diann 476   Guadalupe 486
  Bethany 483   Marcos 490
  Benita 486   Daron 492
  Johanna 491   Terrell 493
  Melisa 492   Jonathon 495
  Malinda 493   Scottie 496
  Cora 494   Denny 497
  Marina 495   Elbert 498
  Winston 500

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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).