Most Popular Baby Names in 1969

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby names were for the year 1969. These names are taken directly from the Social Security card applications for births that occurred in the United States.

The table below shows the top 250 most popular baby names in 1969, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name.

You can also use the links below to research more about the most popular baby names.

Top 1000 most popular boy names: 1-250 | 251-500 | 501-750 | 751-1000

Top 1000 most popular girl names: 1-250 | 251-500 | 501-750 | 751-1000

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 Michael 85,201 Lisa 45,028
2 David 63,694 Michelle 34,320
3 James 59,912 Jennifer 33,703
4 John 58,773 Kimberly 33,082
5 Robert 58,326 Melissa 23,022
6 William 37,628 Amy 21,462
7 Christopher 35,697 Angela 21,057
8 Mark 33,402 Mary 19,851
9 Brian 31,684 Tammy 19,052
10 Richard 31,106 Laura 17,922
11 Jeffrey 28,973 Susan 17,804
12 Scott 28,675 Julie 17,738
13 Thomas 27,470 Karen 17,637
14 Steven 26,548 Christine 16,756
15 Joseph 26,190 Kelly 16,327
16 Kevin 23,565 Elizabeth 15,298
17 Timothy 23,364 Tracy 15,109
18 Daniel 23,175 Patricia 14,956
19 Charles 21,671 Stephanie 14,491
20 Anthony 20,908 Lori 14,018
21 Eric 20,750 Dawn 13,768
22 Paul 20,693 Tina 13,604
23 Kenneth 17,550 Cynthia 13,517
24 Matthew 17,466 Pamela 13,356
25 Jason 16,495 Sandra 12,188
26 Gregory 16,180 Donna 11,449
27 Stephen 15,096 Deborah 11,187
28 Todd 14,750 Rebecca 10,951
29 Ronald 14,626 Wendy 10,623
30 Donald 12,778 Michele 10,557
31 Patrick 12,676 Shannon 10,452
32 Edward 12,457 Teresa 10,356
33 Andrew 11,288 Linda 10,246
34 Douglas 11,241 Heather 10,069
35 Gary 11,150 Denise 9,798
36 Keith 9,445 Sharon 9,694
37 Sean 9,349 Christina 9,324
38 George 9,206 Brenda 8,990
39 Craig 8,786 Barbara 8,814
40 Larry 8,285 Maria 8,389
41 Shawn 8,272 Cheryl 8,346
42 Troy 8,094 Kathleen 8,299
43 Peter 7,836 Debra 7,950
44 Dennis 7,362 Rhonda 7,918
45 Jerry 7,288 Nancy 7,898
46 Jonathan 7,089 Robin 7,500
47 Frank 6,924 Nicole 7,213
48 Jeffery 6,739 Andrea 7,202
49 Rodney 6,668 Theresa 6,856
50 Raymond 6,645 Paula 6,755
51 Bryan 6,473 Jill 6,667
52 Terry 6,417 Stacey 6,616
53 Bradley 6,393 Stacy 6,487
54 Tony 5,515 Tonya 6,167
55 Randy 5,266 Sherry 6,140
56 Jose 5,189 Carol 6,139
57 Russell 5,158 Ann 6,132
58 Corey 4,925 Catherine 6,095
59 Roger 4,909 Monica 6,036
60 Darren 4,662 Dana 6,026
61 Aaron 4,601 Diane 5,942
62 Carl 4,524 Jacqueline 5,922
63 Marc 4,503 Gina 5,912
64 Samuel 4,436 Leslie 5,834
65 Gerald 4,383 Tracey 5,624
66 Chris 4,285 Kim 5,451
67 Johnny 4,217 Renee 5,255
68 Jon 4,216 Sheila 5,247
69 Chad 4,060 Rachel 5,243
70 Vincent 4,060 Katherine 5,167
71 Lawrence 4,047 Carolyn 5,131
72 Bruce 4,042 Sarah 5,081
73 Danny 4,011 Margaret 5,044
74 Phillip 4,008 Cindy 4,957
75 Wayne 3,900 Suzanne 4,904
76 Alan 3,860 Kristin 4,753
77 Billy 3,774 Kathy 4,752
78 Martin 3,764 Tamara 4,651
79 Jimmy 3,761 Laurie 4,627
80 Joel 3,681 Heidi 4,532
81 Curtis 3,677 Diana 4,529
82 Bobby 3,653 Beth 4,461
83 Joe 3,619 Victoria 4,392
84 Walter 3,570 Janet 4,381
85 Randall 3,565 Valerie 4,299
86 Philip 3,544 Regina 4,267
87 Shane 3,537 Holly 4,124
88 Glenn 3,468 Deanna 4,067
89 Dean 3,445 Melinda 3,989
90 Ricky 3,415 Tanya 3,966
91 Benjamin 3,383 Carla 3,962
92 Brent 3,356 Melanie 3,925
93 Darrell 3,250 Terri 3,902
94 Jay 3,186 Carrie 3,887
95 Brett 3,184 Jodi 3,865
96 Dale 3,155 Kristen 3,812
97 Arthur 3,138 April 3,800
98 Steve 3,070 Yolanda 3,771
99 Barry 3,061 Anna 3,717
100 Henry 3,059 Julia 3,714
101 Willie 3,049 Anne 3,710
102 Victor 3,045 Shelly 3,675
103 Lance 3,026 Lynn 3,647
104 Juan 3,024 Kathryn 3,617
105 Roy 3,003 Connie 3,547
106 Jeff 2,975 Sherri 3,529
107 Derrick 2,941 Tara 3,520
108 Albert 2,936 Veronica 3,450
109 Derek 2,928 Colleen 3,412
110 Carlos 2,896 Kristine 3,325
111 Allen 2,887 Danielle 3,172
112 Mike 2,871 Traci 3,131
113 Travis 2,866 Annette 3,105
114 Adam 2,865 Erin 3,059
115 Kelly 2,791 Kelli 3,055
116 Frederick 2,774 Christy 3,051
117 Harold 2,765 Alicia 3,047
118 Lee 2,761 Crystal 2,988
119 Erik 2,722 Tricia 2,981
120 Micheal 2,720 Anita 2,918
121 Louis 2,624 Jamie 2,902
122 Jack 2,613 Amanda 2,816
123 Nicholas 2,585 Sonya 2,799
124 Antonio 2,445 Sara 2,791
125 Reginald 2,423 Vicki 2,747
126 Ralph 2,417 Wanda 2,684
127 Ronnie 2,414 Debbie 2,652
128 Jesse 2,379 Kristi 2,649
129 Shannon 2,373 Bonnie 2,646
130 Ernest 2,360 Kellie 2,640
131 Eugene 2,351 Janice 2,631
132 Kurt 2,282 Sheri 2,601
133 Leonard 2,264 Cathy 2,521
134 Ryan 2,251 Jessica 2,492
135 Tommy 2,249 Shelley 2,479
136 Glen 2,242 Kristina 2,463
137 Tyrone 2,217 Darlene 2,459
138 Marcus 2,215 Virginia 2,442
139 Marvin 2,198 Martha 2,428
140 Christian 2,193 Samantha 2,422
141 Tracy 2,168 Beverly 2,405
142 Howard 2,145 Penny 2,359
143 Kyle 2,138 Yvonne 2,355
144 Dwayne 2,115 Tiffany 2,348
145 Brad 2,106 Marie 2,247
146 Eddie 2,094 Felicia 2,237
147 Jeremy 2,084 Vanessa 2,233
148 Kirk 2,084 Joyce 2,229
149 Andre 2,063 Carmen 2,197
150 Alexander 2,016 Gloria 2,166
151 Greg 1,989 Cassandra 2,162
152 Luis 1,985 Yvette 2,161
153 Theodore 1,944 Natalie 2,152
154 Nathan 1,909 Betty 2,136
155 Stanley 1,903 Becky 2,093
156 Duane 1,886 Joanne 2,083
157 Wesley 1,860 Judith 2,074
158 Darrin 1,814 Peggy 2,059
159 Darin 1,790 Toni 2,057
160 Cory 1,782 Charlotte 2,026
161 Edwin 1,776 Maureen 2,013
162 Melvin 1,771 Judy 2,004
163 Calvin 1,709 Charlene 1,997
164 Neil 1,681 Tammie 1,987
165 Manuel 1,677 Jody 1,959
166 Jerome 1,671 Sabrina 1,945
167 Justin 1,666 Jean 1,909
168 Mitchell 1,653 Ruth 1,901
169 Norman 1,649 Ellen 1,894
170 Mario 1,632 Jane 1,879
171 Harry 1,626 Tracie 1,875
172 Earl 1,620 Rose 1,871
173 Daryl 1,603 Shirley 1,865
174 Darryl 1,594 Vickie 1,860
175 Jody 1,589 Helen 1,858
176 Fred 1,576 Kerry 1,853
177 Ricardo 1,575 Shawn 1,823
178 Maurice 1,571 Sylvia 1,814
179 Jamie 1,567 Kimberley 1,806
180 Karl 1,565 Katrina 1,792
181 Tim 1,547 Dorothy 1,776
182 Ray 1,524 Monique 1,749
183 Warren 1,521 Sonia 1,743
184 Clifford 1,506 Rita 1,736
185 Alfred 1,496 Alice 1,713
186 Stacy 1,493 Sheryl 1,706
187 Clinton 1,481 Joy 1,692
188 Damon 1,455 Robyn 1,686
189 Francis 1,429 Jeanette 1,686
190 Jim 1,428 Kelley 1,685
191 Jesus 1,403 Trina 1,684
192 Lonnie 1,386 Elaine 1,684
193 Wade 1,365 Belinda 1,675
194 Don 1,349 Allison 1,651
195 Clarence 1,338 Frances 1,643
196 Roberto 1,328 Joann 1,635
197 Joshua 1,321 Bridget 1,597
198 Miguel 1,304 Emily 1,576
199 Bernard 1,282 Dina 1,571
200 Rick 1,272 Joan 1,566
201 Ruben 1,237 Leigh 1,563
202 Leroy 1,231 Gail 1,562
203 Franklin 1,224 Norma 1,556
204 Kent 1,224 Loretta 1,542
205 Terrence 1,218 Karla 1,536
206 Tom 1,214 Tami 1,532
207 Alex 1,213 Roberta 1,506
208 Byron 1,204 Erica 1,505
209 Dwight 1,200 Stacie 1,502
210 Joey 1,190 Leah 1,490
211 Guy 1,170 Lora 1,475
212 Dan 1,160 Eileen 1,474
213 Leon 1,151 Kari 1,471
214 Geoffrey 1,138 Ronda 1,457
215 Hector 1,127 Evelyn 1,452
216 Francisco 1,108 Rosa 1,440
217 Gilbert 1,108 Shari 1,409
218 Brandon 1,107 Marilyn 1,397
219 Bill 1,076 Jeanne 1,378
220 Vernon 1,070 Kristy 1,371
221 Alvin 1,061 Audrey 1,361
222 Ted 1,058 Kara 1,354
223 Adrian 1,045 Lara 1,354
224 Leslie 1,043 Caroline 1,352
225 Gene 1,038 Erika 1,351
226 Gordon 1,012 Jackie 1,343
227 Herbert 1,011 Krista 1,321
228 Oscar 1,007 Tonia 1,318
229 Dana 1,006 Sonja 1,313
230 Ron 1,004 Kristie 1,311
231 Nathaniel 992 Sally 1,309
232 Terrance 983 Lauren 1,304
233 Jorge 981 Shelia 1,304
234 Roderick 980 Candace 1,298
235 Kerry 976 Ginger 1,276
236 Lloyd 967 Rochelle 1,270
237 Marty 962 Dena 1,264
238 Andy 944 Lorraine 1,248
239 Lewis 944 Melody 1,246
240 Kelvin 943 Terry 1,243
241 Angel 938 Sandy 1,241
242 Ramon 904 Kerri 1,240
243 Perry 895 Juanita 1,220
244 Ross 885 Joanna 1,216
245 Gregg 884 Raquel 1,206
246 Shaun 880 Christie 1,203
247 Gabriel 865 Gwendolyn 1,200
248 Raul 843 Deana 1,193
249 Pedro 843 Shawna 1,189
250 Stuart 835 Lynette 1,176

Historical Data for Baby Names

If you're interested to see how the trends and popularity of baby names have changed, you can use the links below to view the historical data by decade.

Most popular first names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Most popular boy names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Most popular girl names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Data Source(s)

All of the data on this page is sourced from the Social Security Administration (SSA) and excludes any names with fewer than 5 occurrences in any geographic area.

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