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See Baby Name Trends of the 1970's for more info.
 

Girl Names

Boy Names

    Jennifer 1   Michael 1
    Michelle 2   James 2
    Lisa 3   David 3
    Kimberly 4   John 4
    Amy 5   Robert 5
    Angela 6   Christopher 6
    Melissa 7   William 7
    Tammy 8   Jason 8
    Mary 9   Brian 9
    Julie 10   Scott 10
    Stephanie 11   Richard 11
    Heather 12   Jeffrey 12
    Tracy 13   Mark 13
    Dawn 14   Kevin 14
    Karen 15   Joseph 15
    Laura 16   Steven 16
    Susan 17   Thomas 17
    Christine 18   Eric 18
    Elizabeth 19   Matthew 19
    Tina 20   Daniel 20
    Shannon 21   Timothy 21
    Kelly 22   Charles 22
    Rebecca 23   Anthony 23
    Cynthia 24   Paul 24
    Lori 25   Gregory 25
    Patricia 26   Kenneth 26
    Nicole 27   Stephen 27
    Pamela 28   Shawn 28
    Wendy 29   Chad 29
    Christina 30   Todd 30
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1971

Baby Names in 1971

The year 1971 saw the rise of names like Tiffany, Jenny, and Hope for girls and names like Chad, Jeremy, and Ryan for boys. The top overall girl name was Jennifer for the 2nd year in a row. The most popular boy name was Michael for the 11th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Yesenia, Tanisha, and Latasha for girls and Jermaine, Ryan, and Shad for boys. 1971 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Tracy, Tracey, and Carol and the decline of boy names like Lance, Darren, and Dean.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Yesenia New   Jermaine +496%
  Tanisha +191%   Ryan +166%
  Latasha +124%   Shad +132%
  Tisha +117%   Jonah +130%
  Latisha +92%   Kirby +96%
  Consuelo +84%   Scotty +93%
  Natasha +82%   Chad +82%
  Tiffani +74%   Ali +75%
  Tasha +71%   Jeremy +73%
  Tera +66%   Joshua +68%
  Tosha +65%   Marlon +68%
  Jenny +59%   Kendrick +66%
  Marcie +58%   Jennifer +64%
  Kesha +57%   Jeromy +61%
  Trista +57%   Scottie +57%
  Marcy +55%   Chance +55%
  Chantel +54%   Chadwick +53%
  Tamika +54%   Jeremiah +48%
  Tawanda +51%   Aric +48%
  Selina +49%   Colby +48%
  Ericka +49%   Donny +48%
  Hope +48%   Jamal +46%
  Selena +46%   Gus +46%
  Kisha +43%   Thaddeus +45%
  Mindy +43%   Jared +44%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Dianne -36%   Robb -39%
  Shiela -36%   Toney -37%
  Penelope -35%   Len -36%
  Kellie -33%   Boyd -32%
  Sabrina -32%   Vince -31%
  Marguerite -32%   Duncan -29%
  Deena -30%   Ward -29%
  Joelle -30%   Hank -29%
  Pam -30%   Leif -28%
  Chris -29%   Judson -28%
  Kelli -29%   Rory -28%
  Deanne -28%   Tod -28%
  Mona -27%   Pat -28%
  Geri -27%   Rick -27%
  Josette -27%   Lanny -27%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Crystal 79   Ryan 51
  Amanda 84   Joshua 80
  Christy 89   Brandon 95
  Erin 93   Jamie 96
  Yolanda 98   Erik 97
  Danielle 99
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Yesenia 410   Jermaine 233
  Rebekah 419   Shad 403
  Latasha 444   Kendrick 417
  Allyson 453   Josh 450
  Gabrielle 461   Jeremiah 452
  Selena 465   Thaddeus 453
  Janel 471   Sylvester 474
  Kerrie 473   Kirby 477
  Lawanda 474   Guadalupe 487
  Olga 475   Xavier 489
  Tamika 482   Eli 492
  Kenya 485   Micah 493
  Karrie 487   Thad 496
  Terra 488
  Blanca 489
  Ursula 490
  Abigail 492
  Susie 494
  Krystal 497
  Latisha 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).