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

Girl Names

Boy Names

    Jennifer 1   Michael 1
    Amy 2   Christopher 2
    Michelle 3   Jason 3
    Kimberly 4   James 4
    Lisa 5   David 5
    Melissa 6   John 6
    Angela 7   Robert 7
    Heather 8   Brian 8
    Stephanie 9   William 9
    Rebecca 10   Matthew 10
    Nicole 11   Daniel 11
    Julie 12   Joseph 12
    Elizabeth 13   Eric 13
    Mary 14   Kevin 14
    Tammy 15   Mark 15
    Christina 16   Richard 16
    Christine 17   Jeffrey 17
    Kelly 18   Scott 18
    Laura 19   Thomas 19
    Tracy 20   Steven 20
    Dawn 21   Anthony 21
    Shannon 22   Timothy 22
    Karen 23   Charles 23
    Tina 24   Paul 24
    Susan 25   Chad 25
    Cynthia 26   Gregory 26
    Patricia 27   Shawn 27
    Lori 28   Kenneth 28
    Wendy 29   Andrew 29
    Andrea 30   Ryan 30
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1973

Baby Names in 1973

The year 1973 saw the rise of names like Kristen, Brandy, and Misty for girls and names like Joshua, Nathan, and Kristopher for boys. The top overall girl name was Jennifer for the 4th year in a row. The most popular boy name was Michael for the 13th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Tracee, Chastity, and Chasity for girls and Jeremiah, Tyson, and Rahsaan for boys. 1973 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Pamela, Cheryl, and Kathy and the decline of boy names like Lance, Jeff, and Mike.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Tracee +152%   Jeremiah +122%
  Chastity +147%   Tyson +64%
  Chasity +111%   Rahsaan +63%
  Jenna +95%   Caleb +63%
  Lakeisha +86%   Jamison +62%
  Sasha +82%   Joshua +60%
  Brandy +78%   Ashley +55%
  Esmeralda +72%   Tremayne +51%
  Lakisha +65%   Kristoffer +49%
  Latoya +65%   Colby +47%
  Charity +65%   Josue +46%
  Selena +65%   Jamel +46%
  Kenya +62%   Damond +46%
  Latosha +61%   Nathanael +45%
  Jena +60%   Deron +44%
  Kori +54%   Jarrett +43%
  Tameka +52%   Antwan +43%
  Brandie +52%   Micah +42%
  Lakesha +48%   Dorian +42%
  Bridget +48%   Duncan +40%
  Tessa +47%   Kenya +39%
  Tomeka +46%   Rodrigo +38%
  Claire +46%   Kristopher +38%
  Hollie +45%   Aron +38%
  Maggie +44%   Jeramy +38%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Anissa -52%   Vidal -44%
  Ayanna -48%   Kirby -43%
  Contina -41%   Robb -42%
  Claudine -38%   Toriano -41%
  Pam -36%   Richie -40%
  Nicola -31%   Carmelo -36%
  Nanette -31%   Rob -36%
  Gwen -29%   Kareem -35%
  Bonita -29%   Phil -33%
  India -28%   Rod -31%
  Marcy -28%   Dino -31%
  Lorna -28%   Stevie -30%
  Yesenia -27%   Lisa -30%
  Evette -27%   Rory -30%
  Hope -27%   Vince -29%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Brandy 82   Philip 91
  Sara 89   Vincent 99
  Misty 90
  Kristina 97
  Emily 99
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Jenna 361   Jamison 409
  Chastity 380   Colby 445
  Tameka 403   Lucas 452
  Latoya 408   Dorian 456
  Hollie 427   Jefferson 461
  Esmeralda 432   Jess 465
  Alyssa 433   Austin 475
  Kisha 445   Devon 479
  Claire 453   Donny 480
  Misti 455   Jarrett 484
  Chasity 466   Donnell 486
  Mandy 473   Vance 492
  Chrystal 475   Aron 493
  Shanda 477   Moses 494
  Hilary 478   Nicolas 495
  Lakisha 479   Saul 496
  Alissa 480
  Demetria 484
  Olivia 492
  Jocelyn 493
  Jessie 495
  Marissa 496

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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).