Most Popular Baby Names in 1975

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby names were for the year 1975. 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 1975, 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 68,451 Jennifer 58,186
2 Jason 52,190 Amy 32,253
3 Christopher 46,591 Heather 24,301
4 James 39,588 Melissa 24,166
5 David 39,178 Angela 23,361
6 Robert 35,331 Michelle 22,665
7 John 35,094 Kimberly 20,263
8 Brian 30,609 Lisa 18,137
9 Matthew 28,561 Stephanie 15,775
10 William 25,573 Nicole 14,277
11 Daniel 23,823 Rebecca 13,926
12 Joseph 22,136 Christina 12,978
13 Eric 19,812 Jessica 12,930
14 Jeffrey 18,324 Amanda 12,655
15 Kevin 18,080 Elizabeth 12,472
16 Richard 17,691 Kelly 11,736
17 Scott 17,320 Sarah 11,171
18 Steven 17,066 Julie 11,143
19 Mark 16,747 Mary 10,966
20 Thomas 16,545 Laura 10,311
21 Anthony 16,497 Shannon 9,370
22 Timothy 15,959 Christine 9,102
23 Ryan 15,301 Dawn 8,752
24 Jeremy 15,200 Tracy 8,509
25 Charles 14,579 April 8,244
26 Joshua 14,570 Rachel 8,228
27 Chad 12,844 Karen 8,167
28 Andrew 12,764 Andrea 8,044
29 Paul 12,019 Carrie 7,855
30 Jonathan 10,908 Maria 7,531
31 Shawn 10,686 Tammy 7,529
32 Aaron 10,550 Susan 7,487
33 Gregory 10,405 Wendy 7,473
34 Stephen 9,739 Stacy 7,170
35 Kenneth 9,637 Tina 7,066
36 Benjamin 9,550 Patricia 7,050
37 Justin 8,894 Tiffany 6,918
38 Adam 8,651 Erin 6,893
39 Patrick 8,065 Lori 6,649
40 Sean 7,593 Cynthia 6,539
41 Edward 7,386 Tara 6,457
42 Donald 7,198 Danielle 6,416
43 Todd 7,156 Crystal 6,244
44 Brandon 7,087 Stacey 5,931
45 Nathan 7,067 Tonya 5,899
46 Ronald 7,067 Jill 5,728
47 Bryan 7,014 Misty 5,553
48 Jose 6,971 Emily 5,484
49 Keith 6,825 Monica 5,477
50 Gary 6,117 Tanya 5,378
51 Travis 5,962 Sandra 5,373
52 Bradley 5,899 Melanie 5,368
53 George 5,846 Christy 5,168
54 Peter 5,704 Sara 5,133
55 Douglas 5,355 Holly 5,048
56 Larry 5,310 Michele 5,034
57 Shane 5,209 Brandy 4,946
58 Craig 5,111 Katherine 4,854
59 Dennis 4,729 Amber 4,682
60 Juan 4,696 Kristen 4,674
61 Samuel 4,620 Teresa 4,639
62 Jamie 4,575 Dana 4,622
63 Raymond 4,531 Erica 4,582
64 Jesse 4,434 Denise 4,461
65 Jerry 4,311 Robin 4,329
66 Frank 4,213 Heidi 4,295
67 Marcus 3,972 Brenda 4,239
68 Terry 3,970 Jamie 4,234
69 Troy 3,948 Megan 4,195
70 Jeffery 3,904 Pamela 4,177
71 Corey 3,878 Leslie 4,105
72 Phillip 3,854 Veronica 4,059
73 Carlos 3,793 Catherine 3,935
74 Joel 3,733 Kristin 3,879
75 Jacob 3,623 Sharon 3,735
76 Rodney 3,583 Alicia 3,718
77 Antonio 3,489 Tamara 3,629
78 Randy 3,384 Theresa 3,611
79 Brent 3,369 Anna 3,575
80 Tony 3,325 Kathleen 3,545
81 Nicholas 3,319 Linda 3,525
82 Russell 3,233 Nancy 3,511
83 Derek 3,189 Barbara 3,454
84 Billy 3,113 Gina 3,430
85 Philip 3,009 Donna 3,422
86 Johnny 2,969 Deborah 3,414
87 Erik 2,860 Renee 3,407
88 Kyle 2,833 Brandi 3,369
89 Marc 2,821 Allison 3,349
90 Derrick 2,817 Jacqueline 3,314
91 Carl 2,808 Melinda 3,282
92 Brett 2,781 Valerie 3,227
93 Bobby 2,772 Rhonda 3,167
94 Danny 2,743 Jodi 3,107
95 Victor 2,686 Sherry 3,043
96 Dustin 2,681 Christie 3,027
97 Roger 2,619 Cheryl 2,997
98 Brad 2,612 Margaret 2,952
99 Cory 2,573 Kathryn 2,947
100 Jared 2,559 Diana 2,914
101 Shannon 2,529 Samantha 2,835
102 Jon 2,517 Courtney 2,772
103 Christian 2,464 Kristina 2,747
104 Micheal 2,441 Ann 2,716
105 Alexander 2,440 Victoria 2,712
106 Gabriel 2,433 Mandy 2,710
107 Luis 2,421 Paula 2,654
108 Gerald 2,401 Yolanda 2,653
109 Vincent 2,384 Kristi 2,646
110 Lawrence 2,366 Natalie 2,636
111 Jimmy 2,360 Regina 2,570
112 Walter 2,358 Cindy 2,505
113 Curtis 2,329 Shelly 2,484
114 Damon 2,279 Debra 2,443
115 Alan 2,248 Vanessa 2,440
116 Joe 2,239 Felicia 2,402
117 Jay 2,177 Tracey 2,377
118 Willie 2,175 Kara 2,358
119 Martin 2,165 Carolyn 2,348
120 Wayne 2,133 Beth 2,324
121 Randall 2,129 Suzanne 2,319
122 Roy 2,123 Carla 2,315
123 Andre 2,106 Joy 2,306
124 Henry 2,089 Anne 2,286
125 Mario 2,058 Laurie 2,284
126 Allen 2,036 Deanna 2,277
127 Darren 2,034 Alison 2,269
128 Arthur 2,022 Erika 2,257
129 Albert 2,016 Kari 2,221
130 Casey 1,959 Tamika 2,160
131 Chris 1,959 Katrina 2,130
132 Nathaniel 1,959 Leah 2,120
133 Adrian 1,954 Colleen 2,100
134 Jesus 1,924 Sheila 2,099
135 Ricky 1,917 Jenny 2,060
136 Seth 1,868 Aimee 2,031
137 Lee 1,860 Julia 2,002
138 Louis 1,813 Ashley 1,989
139 Manuel 1,800 Janet 1,950
140 Bruce 1,790 Angie 1,947
141 Frederick 1,786 Kristy 1,920
142 Jack 1,745 Diane 1,908
143 Ricardo 1,732 Bridget 1,863
144 Ian 1,723 Lauren 1,846
145 Zachary 1,688 Natasha 1,842
146 Tyrone 1,683 Stacie 1,840
147 Darrell 1,673 Kristie 1,819
148 Miguel 1,658 Tricia 1,803
149 Jeremiah 1,653 Martha 1,790
150 Kelly 1,642 Carol 1,785
151 Ronnie 1,631 Carmen 1,777
152 Francisco 1,614 Kelli 1,769
153 Harold 1,588 Nichole 1,764
154 Clinton 1,578 Sonya 1,760
155 Roberto 1,558 Traci 1,740
156 Tommy 1,554 Virginia 1,733
157 Jorge 1,541 Anita 1,721
158 Wesley 1,534 Joanna 1,697
159 Dale 1,530 Krista 1,695
160 Eugene 1,518 Kathy 1,689
161 Ernest 1,514 Shawna 1,689
162 Lance 1,499 Jody 1,685
163 Reginald 1,499 Kerry 1,678
164 Barry 1,481 Marie 1,633
165 Jerome 1,438 Terri 1,601
166 Leonard 1,432 Angel 1,598
167 Geoffrey 1,395 Kerri 1,596
168 Eddie 1,391 Cassandra 1,587
169 Glenn 1,384 Kristine 1,559
170 Maurice 1,384 Molly 1,548
171 Steve 1,384 Shelley 1,547
172 Ruben 1,376 Robyn 1,510
173 Ralph 1,343 Kendra 1,504
174 Neil 1,332 Keri 1,502
175 Alex 1,330 Trisha 1,502
176 Jermaine 1,316 Monique 1,495
177 Marvin 1,311 Sonia 1,490
178 Calvin 1,284 Kim 1,480
179 Jaime 1,274 Toni 1,453
180 Trevor 1,271 Claudia 1,444
181 Dwayne 1,247 Meredith 1,428
182 Hector 1,247 Lynn 1,423
183 Edwin 1,242 Charity 1,421
184 Oscar 1,233 Connie 1,407
185 Kristopher 1,232 Rachael 1,376
186 Clifton 1,215 Adrienne 1,371
187 Melvin 1,208 Annette 1,363
188 Heath 1,205 Bonnie 1,345
189 Theodore 1,200 Yvonne 1,329
190 Toby 1,192 Sabrina 1,327
191 Mitchell 1,179 Janice 1,310
192 Terrance 1,179 Mindy 1,308
193 Clayton 1,176 Becky 1,305
194 Stanley 1,169 Katie 1,295
195 Howard 1,165 Gloria 1,288
196 Terrence 1,149 Sherri 1,273
197 Wade 1,129 Latasha 1,243
198 Mathew 1,126 Caroline 1,232
199 Clifford 1,124 Ruth 1,230
200 Javier 1,113 Tracie 1,225
201 Angel 1,093 Angelica 1,211
202 Kurt 1,088 Hope 1,208
203 Ramon 1,081 Latonya 1,208
204 Harry 1,073 Rosa 1,207
205 Tyler 1,064 Latoya 1,202
206 Tracy 1,051 Melody 1,198
207 Duane 1,042 Cara 1,192
208 Raul 1,038 Brooke 1,181
209 Cameron 1,029 Gretchen 1,175
210 Dean 1,026 Kellie 1,171
211 Alejandro 1,024 Kelley 1,169
212 Earl 1,023 Jeanette 1,160
213 Isaac 1,014 Ana 1,158
214 Kirk 1,001 Sheri 1,151
215 Rafael 988 Sylvia 1,143
216 Pedro 984 Belinda 1,138
217 Francis 957 Bethany 1,136
218 Greg 953 Joanne 1,136
219 Alfred 950 Joyce 1,126
220 Jody 939 Candice 1,125
221 Andy 928 Candace 1,123
222 Armando 926 Nikki 1,103
223 Byron 918 Tasha 1,084
224 Fernando 914 Charlotte 1,081
225 Clarence 911 Ginger 1,077
226 Karl 905 Charlene 1,073
227 Cody 901 Rebekah 1,071
228 Ray 897 Leigh 1,065
229 Omar 893 Helen 1,060
230 Damian 891 Wanda 1,058
231 Lucas 891 Alice 1,055
232 Warren 891 Olivia 1,049
233 Leon 885 Bobbie 1,042
234 Jeff 883 Frances 1,030
235 Gilbert 879 Penny 1,027
236 Lonnie 873 Norma 1,023
237 Cedric 871 Ellen 1,021
238 Franklin 863 Betty 1,021
239 Dana 858 Shana 1,019
240 Alvin 856 Yvette 1,019
241 Bernard 850 Keisha 1,015
242 Norman 849 Karla 1,013
243 Eduardo 847 Billie 1,011
244 Clint 846 Christa 1,010
245 Darin 844 Beverly 1,009
246 Orlando 843 Trina 1,006
247 Joey 840 Marsha 1,006
248 Daryl 840 Jolene 998
249 Fred 839 Leticia 977
250 Glen 807 Dorothy 974

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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