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Top 100 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 1958

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1958 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 55,857 2.705 -125 -53,530 1 Michael 90,517 4.204 -13 -78,897
2 Susan 45,173 2.188 -1,077 -44,939 2 David 82,578 3.836 -20 -72,881
3 Linda 41,899 2.029 -723 -41,510 3 James 78,713 3.656 -1 -65,188
4 Karen 38,463 1.863 -631 -37,995 4 Robert 77,272 3.589 -67 -72,132
5 Patricia 37,940 1.837 -908 -37,647 5 John 75,991 3.530 -22 -66,872
6 Debra 35,517 1.720 -3,191 -35,467 6 William 54,195 2.517 3 -39,679
7 Deborah 32,937 1.595 -772 -32,590 7 Mark 52,665 2.446 -203 -50,806
8 Cynthia 31,003 1.501 -685 -30,587 8 Richard 49,942 2.320 -180 -47,823
9 Barbara 27,875 1.350 -921 -27,590 9 Thomas 42,064 1.954 -40 -35,285
10 Donna 26,949 1.305 -1,557 -26,812 10 Steven 32,946 1.530 -188 -30,924
11 Pamela 25,262 1.223 -1,573 -25,127 11 Charles 32,233 1.497 -41 -25,629
12 Nancy 24,814 1.202 -827 -24,492 12 Joseph 30,101 1.398 -11 -20,546
13 Cheryl 24,111 1.168 -2,885 -24,054 13 Timothy 28,764 1.336 -152 -26,434
14 Kathy 23,941 1.159 -2,096 -23,851 14 Kenneth 26,661 1.238 -212 -25,006
15 Sandra 21,825 1.057 -960 -21,556 15 Paul 26,243 1.219 -219 -24,618
16 Brenda 21,341 1.033 -996 -21,086 16 Daniel 25,610 1.190 1 -14,437
17 Sharon 21,106 1.022 -1,110 -20,890 17 Gary 25,266 1.174 -657 -24,899
18 Diane 20,813 1.008 -2,455 -20,742 18 Donald 24,995 1.161 -508 -24,462
19 Lisa 20,205 0.978 -872 -19,903 19 Ronald 24,802 1.152 -474 -24,224
20 Carol 19,686 0.953 -1,768 -19,573 20 Kevin 24,651 1.145 -105 -21,527
21 Kathleen 19,200 0.930 -873 -18,899 21 Jeffrey 24,212 1.125 -310 -23,209
22 Elizabeth 18,530 0.897 9 -10,017 22 Larry 20,073 0.932 -684 -19,734
23 Julie 18,204 0.882 -565 -17,688 23 Gregory 19,785 0.919 -385 -19,007
24 Debbie 17,859 0.865 -5,776 -17,838 24 Brian 19,254 0.894 -211 -17,636
25 Cindy 16,582 0.803 -1,304 -16,413 25 Scott 19,157 0.890 -495 -18,616
26 Teresa 15,604 0.756 -772 -15,263 26 Stephen 17,947 0.834 -258 -16,711
27 Denise 14,951 0.724 -1,042 -14,715 27 Anthony 17,418 0.809 -11 -9,415
28 Janet 14,818 0.718 -1,384 -14,661 28 Edward 17,360 0.806 -141 -15,092
29 Laura 13,506 0.654 -311 -12,571 29 Dennis 16,413 0.762 -527 -15,920
30 Lori 13,033 0.631 -1,545 -12,897 30 Douglas 15,775 0.733 -642 -15,404
31 Margaret 12,311 0.596 -96 -9,999 31 George 15,629 0.726 -96 -12,570
32 Robin 11,539 0.559 -942 -11,270 32 Randy 15,180 0.705 -641 -14,810
33 Theresa 11,455 0.555 -1,073 -11,234 33 Terry 14,997 0.697 -724 -14,688
34 Cathy 10,934 0.529 -3,465 -10,890 34 Ricky 13,371 0.621 -647 -13,007
35 Janice 10,881 0.527 -1,398 -10,728 35 Jerry 12,920 0.600 -566 -12,469
36 Judy 10,829 0.524 -1,497 -10,688 36 Bruce 12,457 0.579 -442 -11,850
37 Carolyn 10,803 0.523 -823 -10,491 37 Keith 11,892 0.552 -467 -11,327
38 Catherine 10,764 0.521 -166 -9,266 38 Frank 11,316 0.526 -354 -10,513
39 Kimberly 10,712 0.519 -131 -9,016 39 Christopher 11,075 0.514 -3 -3,814
40 Kim 10,651 0.516 -4,040 -10,616 40 Mike 10,776 0.501 -1,085 -10,605
41 Rebecca 10,406 0.504 -173 -8,964 41 Peter 10,739 0.499 -170 -8,927
42 Peggy 10,068 0.488 -5,512 -10,045 42 Patrick 10,226 0.475 -147 -8,115
43 Christine 10,054 0.487 -883 -9,767 43 Raymond 10,217 0.475 -256 -9,068
44 Tammy 9,983 0.483 -4,058 -9,948 44 Steve 10,088 0.469 -1,118 -9,924
45 Diana 9,163 0.444 -139 -7,558 45 Danny 8,937 0.415 -495 -8,421
46 Joyce 9,031 0.437 -901 -8,753 46 Dale 8,483 0.394 -1,342 -8,357
47 Ann 8,849 0.429 -936 -8,582 47 Roger 8,368 0.389 -589 -7,957
48 Rhonda 8,346 0.404 -5,878 -8,325 48 Wayne 8,327 0.387 -725 -8,028
49 Darlene 8,275 0.401 -1,553 -8,142 49 Alan 8,224 0.382 -123 -5,980
50 Connie 8,208 0.397 -2,380 -8,135 50 Eric 8,185 0.380 -110 -5,796

 

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.