Most Popular Baby Boy Names in 1958

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names were for the year 1958. 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 boy names in 1958, 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

Rank Name Count
1 Michael 90,564
2 David 82,603
3 James 78,739
4 Robert 77,295
5 John 76,006
6 William 54,211
7 Mark 52,674
8 Richard 49,954
9 Thomas 42,064
10 Steven 32,959
11 Charles 32,245
12 Joseph 30,106
13 Timothy 28,773
14 Kenneth 26,666
15 Paul 26,249
16 Daniel 25,608
17 Gary 25,271
18 Donald 25,011
19 Ronald 24,807
20 Kevin 24,660
21 Jeffrey 24,216
22 Larry 20,076
23 Gregory 19,796
24 Brian 19,268
25 Scott 19,153
26 Stephen 17,950
27 Anthony 17,428
28 Edward 17,368
29 Dennis 16,424
30 Douglas 15,779
31 George 15,631
32 Randy 15,187
33 Terry 15,005
34 Ricky 13,377
35 Jerry 12,919
36 Bruce 12,472
37 Keith 11,896
38 Frank 11,323
39 Christopher 11,077
40 Mike 10,778
41 Peter 10,742
42 Patrick 10,236
43 Raymond 10,224
44 Steve 10,087
45 Danny 8,940
46 Dale 8,493
47 Roger 8,369
48 Wayne 8,325
49 Alan 8,227
50 Eric 8,185
51 Carl 7,723
52 Lawrence 7,532
53 Craig 7,279
54 Russell 7,152
55 Andrew 7,104
56 Joe 7,072
57 Tony 6,940
58 Gerald 6,859
59 Jeffery 6,839
60 Matthew 6,375
61 Johnny 6,334
62 Randall 6,312
63 Walter 6,309
64 Billy 6,159
65 Rodney 5,857
66 Ronnie 5,851
67 Philip 5,828
68 Jeff 5,817
69 Bobby 5,736
70 Willie 5,694
71 Arthur 5,666
72 Martin 5,666
73 Jimmy 5,608
74 Tim 5,547
75 Roy 5,524
76 Rick 5,462
77 Glenn 5,453
78 Ralph 5,451
79 Barry 5,318
80 Jack 5,299
81 Phillip 5,278
82 Curtis 5,254
83 Henry 5,151
84 Harold 5,144
85 Samuel 5,040
86 Jay 5,023
87 Jim 4,920
88 Stanley 4,918
89 Albert 4,806
90 Darrell 4,772
91 Micheal 4,566
92 Allen 4,513
93 Chris 4,455
94 Louis 4,448
95 Howard 4,366
96 Tom 4,366
97 Dean 4,298
98 Vincent 4,264
99 Bill 4,214
100 Eddie 4,133
101 Bryan 4,086
102 Eugene 4,017
103 Leonard 4,015
104 Tommy 3,829
105 Greg 3,795
106 Rickey 3,786
107 Victor 3,740
108 Bradley 3,728
109 Dan 3,697
110 Frederick 3,632
111 Don 3,584
112 Harry 3,583
113 Ernest 3,518
114 Fred 3,516
115 Lee 3,513
116 Todd 3,466
117 Jon 3,437
118 Jose 3,413
119 Marvin 3,296
120 Joel 3,220
121 Ray 3,187
122 Melvin 3,144
123 Calvin 3,116
124 Jonathan 3,080
125 Norman 3,074
126 Dave 2,956
127 Mitchell 2,844
128 Clifford 2,812
129 Jerome 2,812
130 Earl 2,801
131 Glen 2,789
132 Perry 2,736
133 Alfred 2,710
134 Kurt 2,674
135 Duane 2,614
136 Francis 2,612
137 Edwin 2,598
138 Bob 2,520
139 Clarence 2,520
140 Theodore 2,507
141 Reginald 2,499
142 Jesse 2,489
143 Marc 2,401
144 Kent 2,400
145 Bernard 2,400
146 Karl 2,348
147 Kirk 2,338
148 Kelly 2,300
149 Warren 2,295
150 Brad 2,258
151 Benjamin 2,256
152 Gordon 2,217
153 Alvin 2,184
154 Nicholas 2,183
155 Brett 2,135
156 Guy 2,103
157 Herbert 2,083
158 Leroy 2,076
159 Brent 2,072
160 Wesley 1,953
161 Juan 1,941
162 Leslie 1,939
163 Leon 1,937
164 Vernon 1,925
165 Carlos 1,901
166 Lloyd 1,838
167 Darryl 1,826
168 Gene 1,818
169 Gilbert 1,811
170 Daryl 1,786
171 Lonnie 1,776
172 Garry 1,765
173 Ted 1,739
174 Neil 1,711
175 Ron 1,701
176 Dwight 1,699
177 Lewis 1,668
178 Manuel 1,660
179 Floyd 1,626
180 Allan 1,603
181 Donnie 1,599
182 Franklin 1,587
183 Clyde 1,554
184 Dana 1,534
185 Tyrone 1,532
186 Ken 1,527
187 Bret 1,513
188 Jackie 1,505
189 Gregg 1,474
190 Randal 1,474
191 Gerard 1,473
192 Lester 1,461
193 Robin 1,444
194 Kerry 1,439
195 Charlie 1,428
196 Leo 1,425
197 Kenny 1,423
198 Marty 1,414
199 Aaron 1,403
200 Dwayne 1,401
201 Doug 1,393
202 Ruben 1,372
203 Stuart 1,337
204 Milton 1,325
205 Kim 1,320
206 Jimmie 1,315
207 Antonio 1,307
208 Ricardo 1,294
209 Maurice 1,292
210 Johnnie 1,271
211 Freddie 1,263
212 Tracy 1,250
213 Rex 1,242
214 Nathan 1,241
215 Luis 1,223
216 Terrence 1,214
217 Herman 1,210
218 Byron 1,205
219 Alexander 1,187
220 Mario 1,187
221 Wendell 1,187
222 Randolph 1,185
223 Shawn 1,185
224 Sam 1,177
225 Harvey 1,176
226 Timmy 1,170
227 Neal 1,157
228 Wade 1,148
229 Arnold 1,135
230 Andy 1,134
231 Lance 1,131
232 Clayton 1,125
233 Andre 1,120
234 Nathaniel 1,108
235 Roland 1,108
236 Clinton 1,072
237 Joey 1,069
238 Oscar 1,069
239 Chester 1,052
240 Lynn 1,048
241 Marshall 1,039
242 Hugh 1,033
243 Ross 1,033
244 Derrick 1,029
245 Alex 1,018
246 Jessie 1,017
247 Kyle 1,013
248 Sean 1,013
249 Cecil 1,011
250 Clifton 998

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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