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Top 100 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 1964

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1964 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 54,276 2.773 -883 -53,971 1 Michael 82,653 4.077 -11 -70,074
2 Mary 40,989 2.094 -124 -38,608 2 John 82,529 4.071 -25 -73,095
3 Susan 31,514 1.610 -960 -31,242 3 David 75,056 3.702 -20 -64,932
4 Karen 30,245 1.545 -552 -29,693 4 James 73,044 3.603 0 -58,812
5 Patricia 26,090 1.333 -884 -25,788 5 Robert 69,999 3.453 -60 -64,492
6 Kimberly 24,129 1.233 -158 -22,306 6 Mark 45,273 2.233 -197 -43,337
7 Donna 23,810 1.217 -1,709 -23,687 7 William 44,242 2.182 4 -29,338
8 Linda 23,635 1.208 -700 -23,231 8 Richard 40,098 1.978 -167 -37,829
9 Cynthia 20,323 1.038 -628 -19,863 9 Thomas 34,457 1.700 -39 -27,326
10 Tammy 20,045 1.024 -2,898 -19,988 10 Jeffrey 30,732 1.516 -313 -29,683
11 Pamela 19,825 1.013 -1,451 -19,672 11 Joseph 30,550 1.507 -8 -20,190
12 Deborah 19,306 0.986 -762 -18,953 12 Steven 29,717 1.466 -170 -27,569
13 Sandra 19,253 0.984 -881 -18,954 13 Kevin 29,368 1.449 -88 -25,563
14 Laura 18,972 0.969 -326 -18,033 14 Scott 28,507 1.406 -470 -27,905
15 Lori 18,624 0.952 -1,666 -18,497 15 Timothy 28,104 1.386 -149 -25,711
16 Elizabeth 17,288 0.883 3 -8,373 16 Paul 26,885 1.326 -209 -25,201
17 Julie 17,284 0.883 -501 -16,685 17 Charles 25,900 1.278 -32 -18,770
18 Brenda 17,105 0.874 -897 -16,815 18 Kenneth 24,868 1.227 -200 -23,117
19 Barbara 16,477 0.842 -889 -16,185 19 Daniel 24,353 1.201 4 -12,713
20 Sharon 16,447 0.840 -1,029 -16,204 20 Brian 24,191 1.193 -197 -22,428
21 Teresa 16,418 0.839 -699 -16,023 21 Anthony 20,135 0.993 -11 -11,333
22 Angela 16,259 0.831 -212 -14,915 22 Gregory 19,889 0.981 -353 -19,008
23 Michelle 16,185 0.827 -191 -14,764 23 Christopher 19,637 0.969 -15 -11,382
24 Debra 15,332 0.783 -3,449 -15,288 24 Ronald 18,840 0.929 -436 -18,185
25 Denise 14,728 0.752 -1,121 -14,513 25 Donald 18,056 0.891 -463 -17,462
26 Nancy 14,694 0.751 -852 -14,386 26 Gary 17,208 0.849 -611 -16,805
27 Robin 14,331 0.732 -993 -14,079 27 Edward 15,601 0.770 -142 -13,292
28 Christine 14,266 0.729 -758 -13,920 28 Todd 15,354 0.757 -1,139 -15,194
29 Cheryl 14,077 0.719 -2,927 -14,022 29 Stephen 14,969 0.738 -242 -13,648
30 Kathleen 13,232 0.676 -841 -12,922 30 Patrick 14,702 0.725 -141 -12,419
31 Jennifer 12,958 0.662 -279 -11,916 31 Douglas 14,609 0.721 -597 -14,198
32 Diane 12,868 0.657 -2,198 -12,784 32 Eric 14,560 0.718 -111 -11,803
33 Dawn 12,616 0.645 -1,947 -12,517 33 George 11,793 0.582 -91 -8,642
34 Tina 12,550 0.641 -1,476 -12,404 34 Keith 11,660 0.575 -459 -11,078
35 Kelly 12,474 0.637 -560 -11,974 35 Terry 10,862 0.536 -657 -10,508
36 Carol 12,127 0.620 -1,778 -12,014 36 Larry 10,674 0.527 -593 -10,263
37 Jacqueline 11,976 0.612 -311 -11,056 37 Andrew 10,499 0.518 -3 -2,284
38 Theresa 10,562 0.540 -1,093 -10,343 38 Randy 10,299 0.508 -627 -9,918
39 Kathy 10,371 0.530 -1,833 -10,263 39 Peter 9,904 0.489 -174 -8,127
40 Tracy 10,165 0.519 -2,124 -10,077 40 Jerry 9,614 0.474 -516 -9,126
41 Maria 10,140 0.518 -70 -7,441 41 Frank 9,336 0.461 -332 -8,455
42 Kim 9,981 0.510 -3,357 -9,935 42 Dennis 9,325 0.460 -502 -8,815
43 Rhonda 9,713 0.496 -6,405 -9,694 43 Matthew 8,983 0.443 27 2,628
44 Amy 9,577 0.489 -130 -7,853 44 Raymond 8,593 0.424 -249 -7,401
45 Paula 9,505 0.486 -802 -9,186 45 Jeffery 8,360 0.412 -707 -8,049
46 Rebecca 9,472 0.484 -170 -8,056 46 Bruce 7,896 0.389 -385 -7,182
47 Cindy 9,321 0.476 -1,046 -9,091 47 Mike 7,770 0.383 -902 -7,552
48 Janet 9,255 0.473 -1,313 -9,086 48 Craig 7,751 0.382 -936 -7,544
49 Margaret 9,108 0.465 -83 -6,866 49 Roger 7,387 0.364 -576 -6,972
50 Sherry 8,490 0.434 -2,647 -8,426 50 Tony 7,201 0.355 -492 -6,687

 

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.