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

Girl Names

Boy Names

    Lisa 1   Michael 1
    Michelle 2   David 2
    Kimberly 3   John 3
    Jennifer 4   James 4
    Melissa 5   Robert 5
    Mary 6   William 6
    Angela 7   Mark 7
    Tammy 8   Richard 8
    Karen 9   Christopher 9
    Susan 10   Brian 10
    Laura 11   Jeffrey 11
    Kelly 12   Thomas 12
    Amy 13   Timothy 13
    Christine 14   Scott 14
    Patricia 15   Steven 15
    Julie 16   Joseph 16
    Elizabeth 17   Kevin 17
    Tina 18   Daniel 18
    Cynthia 19   Paul 19
    Pamela 20   Charles 20
    Dawn 21   Anthony 21
    Lori 22   Eric 22
    Stephanie 23   Kenneth 23
    Donna 24   Matthew 24
    Tracy 25   Ronald 25
    Sandra 26   Gregory 26
    Deborah 27   Stephen 27
    Linda 28   Todd 28
    Michele 29   Donald 29
    Teresa 30   Patrick 30
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1968

Baby Names in 1968

The year 1968 saw the rise of names like Jennifer, Shannon, and Heather for girls and names like Shannon, Corey, and Justin for boys. The top overall girl name was Lisa for the 7th year in a row. The most popular boy name was Michael for the 8th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Angelique, Josette, and Anissa for girls and Dustin, Corey, and Robb for boys. 1968 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Maureen, Joan, and Sabrina and the decline of boy names like Tim, Darryl, and Angelo.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Angelique +313%   Dustin New
  Josette +176%   Corey +240%
  Anissa +129%   Robb +138%
  Brandi +116%   Dylan +90%
  Raquel +94%   Brendon +90%
  Shannon +86%   Brenton +90%
  Brandy +86%   Justin +77%
  Marnie +77%   Dexter +74%
  Tricia +74%   Taylor +69%
  Tara +69%   Judd +67%
  Serena +69%   Damian +65%
  Christy +63%   Lucas +64%
  Ericka +61%   Cory +62%
  Jenifer +60%   Douglass +62%
  Kellie +56%   Jeremy +61%
  Marlo +54%   Brandon +56%
  Marni +52%   Daryle +53%
  Meredith +51%   Jared +50%
  Buffy +50%   Merle +49%
  Danielle +49%   Lisa +47%
  Laurel +48%   Shannon +46%
  Gabriela +48%   Shayne +45%
  Kristie +47%   Erin +45%
  Jennifer +47%   Jarrett +44%
  Christa +47%   Spencer +43%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Cami -54%   Chance -41%
  Roni -41%   Quintin -36%
  Sabrina -38%   Norbert -35%
  Harriet -36%   Erwin -33%
  Verna -32%   Rod -30%
  Stefanie -31%   Lincoln -28%
  Reba -29%   Darryl -27%
  Sherie -28%   Dudley -27%
  Kami -28%   Mervin -25%
  Venus -27%   Jasper -25%
  Lorene -27%   Baron -25%
  Jayne -26%   Marlon -24%
  Lillie -26%   Ward -23%
  Barbie -26%   Michale -22%
  Bernadette -24%   Otto -22%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Shannon 53   Marc 84
  Carrie 86   Aaron 88
  Rachel 92   Kelly 97
  Yolanda 93   Benjamin 99
  Melanie 95
  Jodi 98
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Angelique 314   Dustin 368
  Marlo 398   Damian 453
  Meredith 402   Felipe 472
  Christa 410   Dane 475
  Anissa 418   Simon 476
  Josette 420   Ismael 478
  Jenifer 430   Sterling 485
  Tia 455   Antoine 486
  Marnie 456   Erich 493
  Serena 459   Jean 497
  Luz 470   Ramiro 499
  Jami 471
  Cari 478
  Deena 493
  Malinda 495
  Isabel 497
  Tamatha 499
  Annemarie 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).