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Girl Names

Boy Names

    Jennifer 1   Michael 1
    Lisa 2   James 2
    Kimberly 3   David 3
    Michelle 4   John 4
    Amy 5   Robert 5
    Angela 6   Christopher 6
    Melissa 7   William 7
    Tammy 8   Brian 8
    Mary 9   Mark 9
    Tracy 10   Richard 10
    Julie 11   Jeffrey 11
    Karen 12   Scott 12
    Laura 13   Jason 13
    Christine 14   Kevin 14
    Susan 15   Steven 15
    Dawn 16   Joseph 16
    Stephanie 17   Thomas 17
    Elizabeth 18   Eric 18
    Heather 19   Daniel 19
    Kelly 20   Timothy 20
    Tina 21   Charles 21
    Shannon 22   Anthony 22
    Lori 23   Paul 23
    Patricia 24   Matthew 24
    Pamela 25   Kenneth 25
    Cynthia 26   Gregory 26
    Sandra 27   Stephen 27
    Wendy 28   Todd 28
    Rebecca 29   Ronald 29
    Nicole 30   Donald 30
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1970

Baby Names in 1970

The year 1970 saw the rise of names like Nicole, Tara, and Jessica for girls and names like Jason, Chad, and Jeremy for boys. The top overall girl name was Jennifer, which replaced the previous #1, Lisa. The most popular boy name was Michael for the 10th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Marisol, Krista, and Ericka for girls and Brandon, Jeremy, and Rico for boys. 1970 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Carol, Kellie, and Judith and the decline of boy names like Corey, Dean, and Mike.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Marisol +125%   Brandon +129%
  Krista +96%   Jeremy +107%
  Ericka +94%   Rico +100%
  Christa +90%   Marlon +98%
  Misti +90%   Jade +97%
  Brooke +89%   Brady +96%
  Erica +85%   Marcus +94%
  Brandy +85%   Chet +88%
  Sabrina +84%   Beau +86%
  Angel +73%   Eli +82%
  Alexis +72%   Paris +82%
  Tiffany +70%   Shad +80%
  Patrice +68%   Aron +78%
  Meghan +64%   Kendrick +78%
  Alyson +64%   Jamey +73%
  Alison +64%   Dustin +69%
  Shiela +64%   Jamie +69%
  Jessica +62%   Colby +68%
  Stefanie +62%   Brice +66%
  Tasha +61%   Jason +65%
  Anjanette +61%   Joshua +64%
  Cassie +60%   Jayson +64%
  Allison +59%   Chad +64%
  Latrice +55%   Tyson +62%
  Brandi +55%   Daryle +61%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Nichelle -38%   Wilbur -28%
  Melodie -32%   Vance -27%
  Kami -28%   Barrett -25%
  Coretta -25%   Emery -25%
  Debora -25%   Rickie -24%
  Noreen -25%   Junior -24%
  Lorri -23%   Thurman -23%
  Andra -22%   Corey -23%
  Judi -21%   Cruz -22%
  Shani -21%   Ron -22%
  Lorna -21%   Arnulfo -22%
  Carole -21%   Stacy -21%
  Carlene -21%   Darwin -20%
  Judith -20%   Rory -20%
  Kellie -19%   Thad -20%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Tara 69   Travis 69
  Jessica 98   Jeremy 70
  Tiffany 99   Adam 71
  Traci 100   Marcus 72
  Lance 76
  Derek 77
  Juan 95
  Derrick 96
  Carlos 98
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Ericka 384   Marlon 379
  Brandy 385   Stefan 455
  Tasha 396   Dylan 458
  Keisha 447   Erich 464
  Bridgett 453   Jamey 470
  Claudine 468   Stevie 477
  Latanya 474   Derick 481
  Alisha 481   Jordan 482
  Carey 487   Bryce 484
  Justine 488   Reynaldo 486
  Amie 489   Deon 488
  Katharine 490   Jean 491
  Liza 491   Gustavo 493
  Shelby 498   Ethan 494
  Marisa 500   Erin 498
  Darius 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).