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Top 100 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 1963

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1963 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 Lisa 56,037 2.819 -883 -55,732 1 Michael 83,789 4.057 -11 -71,210
2 Mary 41,550 2.090 -124 -39,169 2 John 78,636 3.808 -25 -69,202
3 Susan 33,997 1.710 -960 -33,725 3 David 78,474 3.800 -20 -68,350
4 Karen 32,486 1.634 -552 -31,934 4 James 71,327 3.454 0 -57,095
5 Linda 27,717 1.394 -703 -27,313 5 Robert 70,016 3.390 -60 -64,509
6 Donna 25,398 1.278 -1,710 -25,275 6 Mark 49,353 2.390 -197 -47,417
7 Patricia 25,369 1.276 -882 -25,067 7 William 44,478 2.154 4 -29,574
8 Lori 23,907 1.203 -1,673 -23,780 8 Richard 40,787 1.975 -167 -38,518
9 Sandra 21,617 1.087 -885 -21,318 9 Thomas 35,504 1.719 -39 -28,373
10 Cynthia 21,594 1.086 -627 -21,134 10 Jeffrey 31,721 1.536 -313 -30,672
11 Kimberly 21,230 1.068 -153 -19,407 11 Kevin 30,620 1.483 -90 -26,815
12 Tammy 21,193 1.066 -2,896 -21,136 12 Scott 30,415 1.473 -472 -29,813
13 Deborah 21,061 1.059 -761 -20,708 13 Joseph 30,101 1.458 -6 -19,741
14 Pamela 20,585 1.035 -1,448 -20,432 14 Steven 29,346 1.421 -168 -27,198
15 Brenda 19,605 0.986 -900 -19,315 15 Timothy 27,194 1.317 -149 -24,801
16 Laura 18,507 0.931 -324 -17,568 16 Charles 26,784 1.297 -33 -19,654
17 Barbara 18,289 0.920 -891 -17,997 17 Paul 26,678 1.292 -208 -24,994
18 Teresa 17,966 0.904 -702 -17,571 18 Kenneth 25,241 1.222 -200 -23,490
19 Sharon 17,794 0.895 -1,030 -17,551 19 Daniel 24,824 1.202 4 -13,184
20 Elizabeth 17,590 0.885 7 -8,675 20 Brian 24,123 1.168 -197 -22,360
21 Debra 17,333 0.872 -3,452 -17,289 21 Gregory 21,432 1.038 -354 -20,551
22 Julie 16,306 0.820 -496 -15,707 22 Anthony 20,241 0.980 -10 -11,439
23 Nancy 16,268 0.818 -855 -15,960 23 Ronald 19,781 0.958 -437 -19,126
24 Cheryl 15,048 0.757 -2,932 -14,993 24 Gary 18,923 0.916 -613 -18,520
25 Robin 14,434 0.726 -995 -14,182 25 Donald 18,907 0.916 -463 -18,313
26 Michelle 14,383 0.724 -188 -12,962 26 Christopher 18,356 0.889 -12 -10,101
27 Denise 14,091 0.709 -1,119 -13,876 27 Edward 15,317 0.742 -142 -13,008
28 Kathleen 13,543 0.681 -843 -13,233 28 Douglas 15,100 0.731 -600 -14,689
29 Christine 13,388 0.673 -757 -13,042 29 Stephen 14,991 0.726 -242 -13,670
30 Angela 13,279 0.668 -204 -11,935 30 Todd 14,796 0.716 -1,137 -14,636
31 Diane 13,198 0.664 -2,199 -13,114 31 Eric 13,275 0.643 -112 -10,518
32 Kelly 12,554 0.632 -563 -12,054 32 Terry 12,459 0.603 -660 -12,105
33 Carol 12,493 0.628 -1,781 -12,380 33 Keith 12,245 0.593 -460 -11,663
34 Kathy 12,220 0.615 -1,838 -12,112 34 George 12,084 0.585 -90 -8,933
35 Tina 12,158 0.612 -1,475 -12,012 35 Patrick 12,065 0.584 -136 -9,782
36 Jennifer 11,757 0.591 -274 -10,715 36 Larry 11,674 0.565 -593 -11,263
37 Cindy 11,086 0.558 -1,056 -10,856 37 Randy 10,533 0.510 -628 -10,152
38 Theresa 11,040 0.555 -1,093 -10,821 38 Jerry 10,195 0.494 -518 -9,707
39 Kim 10,682 0.537 -3,360 -10,636 39 Dennis 9,832 0.476 -505 -9,322
40 Janet 10,667 0.537 -1,321 -10,498 40 Peter 9,622 0.466 -173 -7,845
41 Debbie 10,436 0.525 -5,317 -10,412 41 Frank 9,533 0.462 -332 -8,652
42 Paula 10,143 0.510 -805 -9,824 42 Andrew 9,521 0.461 2 -1,306
43 Maria 9,828 0.494 -68 -7,129 43 Bruce 9,286 0.450 -388 -8,572
44 Rebecca 9,392 0.472 -172 -7,976 44 Mike 9,045 0.438 -905 -8,827
45 Rhonda 9,354 0.471 -6,403 -9,335 45 Raymond 8,788 0.426 -248 -7,596
46 Margaret 9,303 0.468 -86 -7,061 46 Jeffery 8,488 0.411 -706 -8,177
47 Laurie 9,270 0.466 -2,967 -9,216 47 Ricky 8,113 0.393 -643 -7,756
48 Tracy 9,071 0.456 -2,116 -8,983 48 Jeff 8,099 0.392 -2,190 -8,040
49 Sherry 9,066 0.456 -2,648 -9,002 49 Steve 8,047 0.390 -1,013 -7,861
50 Sheila 8,708 0.438 -1,876 -8,604 50 Matthew 8,034 0.389 34 3,577

 

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.