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Top 100 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 1957

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1957 Popular Names U.S. - Top 100 Baby Names
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Girls Number
of Girls
% Rank Number Boys Number
of Boys
% Rank Number
1 Mary 61,092 2.913 -125 -58,711 1 Michael 92,695 4.238 -11 -80,116
2 Susan 45,951 2.191 -961 -45,679 2 James 84,270 3.852 -2 -70,038
3 Linda 44,500 2.122 -705 -44,096 3 David 82,358 3.765 -20 -72,234
4 Debra 42,738 2.038 -3,469 -42,694 4 Robert 81,706 3.735 -61 -76,199
5 Karen 40,585 1.935 -551 -40,033 5 John 78,981 3.611 -22 -69,547
6 Deborah 40,070 1.910 -768 -39,717 6 William 56,829 2.598 3 -41,925
7 Cynthia 39,321 1.875 -630 -38,861 7 Mark 52,802 2.414 -196 -50,866
8 Patricia 39,275 1.872 -881 -38,973 8 Richard 52,397 2.395 -167 -50,128
9 Barbara 29,683 1.415 -899 -29,391 9 Thomas 44,578 2.038 -39 -37,447
10 Donna 28,042 1.337 -1,706 -27,919 10 Steven 36,823 1.683 -172 -34,675
11 Nancy 27,508 1.311 -867 -27,200 11 Charles 34,252 1.566 -38 -27,122
12 Pamela 25,016 1.193 -1,450 -24,863 12 Joseph 31,806 1.454 -7 -21,446
13 Brenda 24,320 1.159 -902 -24,030 13 Gary 29,508 1.349 -624 -29,105
14 Sharon 24,284 1.158 -1,035 -24,041 14 Kenneth 28,035 1.282 -204 -26,284
15 Sandra 22,766 1.085 -879 -22,467 15 Donald 27,859 1.274 -473 -27,265
16 Cheryl 22,641 1.079 -2,940 -22,586 16 Daniel 27,305 1.248 1 -15,665
17 Diane 22,079 1.053 -2,213 -21,995 17 Ronald 27,181 1.243 -443 -26,526
18 Carol 21,902 1.044 -1,796 -21,789 18 Paul 26,983 1.234 -207 -25,299
19 Cindy 20,262 0.966 -1,074 -20,032 19 Timothy 24,726 1.130 -145 -22,333
20 Kathy 20,231 0.965 -1,852 -20,123 20 Kevin 24,270 1.110 -81 -20,465
21 Kathleen 19,739 0.941 -850 -19,429 21 Jeffrey 23,957 1.095 -302 -22,908
22 Elizabeth 17,497 0.834 9 -8,582 22 Larry 21,912 1.002 -607 -21,501
23 Janet 15,748 0.751 -1,338 -15,579 23 Gregory 21,447 0.980 -352 -20,566
24 Teresa 15,684 0.748 -696 -15,289 24 Stephen 19,710 0.901 -247 -18,389
25 Denise 15,138 0.722 -1,121 -14,923 25 Edward 18,699 0.855 -144 -16,390
26 Lisa 15,134 0.722 -858 -14,829 26 Brian 17,518 0.801 -191 -15,755
27 Debbie 14,378 0.685 -5,331 -14,354 27 Anthony 17,038 0.779 -5 -8,236
28 Julie 13,636 0.650 -490 -13,037 28 Dennis 16,896 0.772 -516 -16,386
29 Margaret 13,009 0.620 -103 -10,767 29 George 16,868 0.771 -95 -13,717
30 Robin 12,577 0.600 -990 -12,325 30 Douglas 16,724 0.765 -598 -16,313
31 Laura 12,175 0.580 -309 -11,236 31 Randy 16,453 0.752 -634 -16,072
32 Janice 11,963 0.570 -1,461 -11,815 32 Scott 15,738 0.719 -452 -15,136
33 Carolyn 11,569 0.552 -808 -11,248 33 Terry 15,603 0.713 -659 -15,249
34 Rebecca 11,487 0.548 -182 -10,071 34 Bruce 13,876 0.634 -397 -13,162
35 Kim 11,427 0.545 -3,364 -11,381 35 Jerry 13,265 0.606 -521 -12,777
36 Theresa 11,179 0.533 -1,095 -10,960 36 Keith 12,424 0.568 -457 -11,842
37 Catherine 11,147 0.531 -161 -9,574 37 Peter 11,593 0.530 -176 -9,816
38 Judy 10,544 0.503 -1,573 -10,410 38 Frank 11,266 0.515 -335 -10,385
39 Cathy 10,317 0.492 -4,435 -10,286 39 Raymond 10,804 0.494 -254 -9,612
40 Joyce 10,149 0.484 -796 -9,826 40 Ricky 10,569 0.483 -650 -10,212
41 Christine 9,577 0.457 -745 -9,231 41 Patrick 10,341 0.473 -130 -8,058
42 Kimberly 9,447 0.450 -122 -7,624 42 Roger 9,860 0.451 -583 -9,445
43 Diana 9,426 0.449 -187 -8,068 43 Christopher 8,966 0.410 5 -711
44 Ann 9,042 0.431 -979 -8,791 44 Steve 8,913 0.407 -1,018 -8,727
45 Lori 8,965 0.427 -1,636 -8,838 45 Danny 8,818 0.403 -459 -8,246
46 Shirley 8,847 0.422 -1,225 -8,663 46 Lawrence 8,741 0.400 -450 -8,162
47 Connie 8,761 0.418 -2,912 -8,706 47 Wayne 8,665 0.396 -769 -8,391
48 Beverly 8,552 0.408 -1,374 -8,393 48 Alan 8,208 0.375 -111 -5,772
49 Paula 8,544 0.407 -798 -8,225 49 Carl 8,188 0.374 -578 -7,777
50 Betty 8,477 0.404 -1,270 -8,302 50 Dale 7,877 0.360 -1,165 -7,727

 

United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration and is based on Social Security card applications.

Data for a given year is not made available until well into the next year.

Data reflects what was recorded and has not been edited for errors, so for example the gender associated with a name may be incorrect.

The more babies that are given a particular name, the higher the popularity ranking. If multiple names have the same usage, the tie is broken by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. Therefore in the case of names with fewer occurrences, names with the same number of occurrences may have vastly different rankings because they will be interranked alphabetically.

To safeguard privacy, the SSA does not include names with less than 5 occurrences.

Please note, we update the data each May when the SSA releases new figures. All data changes at that time, including previous years, which will change minutely based on new information.