Most Popular Baby Boy Names in 1964

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names were for the year 1964. 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 1964, 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 82,642
2 John 82,544
3 David 75,057
4 James 73,037
5 Robert 70,006
6 Mark 45,268
7 William 44,235
8 Richard 40,100
9 Thomas 34,449
10 Jeffrey 30,730
11 Joseph 30,564
12 Steven 29,711
13 Kevin 29,365
14 Scott 28,507
15 Timothy 28,101
16 Paul 26,880
17 Charles 25,902
18 Kenneth 24,863
19 Daniel 24,347
20 Brian 24,189
21 Anthony 20,134
22 Gregory 19,881
23 Christopher 19,636
24 Ronald 18,837
25 Donald 18,058
26 Gary 17,207
27 Edward 15,606
28 Todd 15,351
29 Stephen 14,966
30 Patrick 14,701
31 Douglas 14,608
32 Eric 14,557
33 George 11,790
34 Keith 11,657
35 Terry 10,865
36 Larry 10,675
37 Andrew 10,501
38 Randy 10,298
39 Peter 9,903
40 Jerry 9,612
41 Frank 9,340
42 Dennis 9,331
43 Matthew 8,984
44 Raymond 8,592
45 Jeffery 8,361
46 Bruce 7,895
47 Mike 7,769
48 Craig 7,753
49 Roger 7,385
50 Tony 7,202
51 Steve 7,091
52 Jeff 6,938
53 Alan 6,811
54 Ricky 6,756
55 Carl 6,659
56 Danny 6,473
57 Troy 6,306
58 Russell 6,241
59 Rodney 6,075
60 Gerald 5,870
61 Wayne 5,831
62 Joe 5,818
63 Martin 5,728
64 Vincent 5,678
65 Chris 5,637
66 Randall 5,510
67 Phillip 5,501
68 Lawrence 5,453
69 Barry 5,368
70 Bryan 5,278
71 Billy 5,192
72 Dale 5,160
73 Bobby 5,083
74 Curtis 5,066
75 Johnny 5,064
76 Philip 4,975
77 Bradley 4,964
78 Jimmy 4,914
79 Jon 4,908
80 Walter 4,849
81 Glenn 4,750
82 Tim 4,695
83 Jonathan 4,642
84 Jay 4,573
85 Dean 4,511
86 Samuel 4,467
87 Darryl 4,421
88 Shawn 4,400
89 Willie 4,151
90 Arthur 4,150
91 Roy 4,148
92 Henry 4,122
93 Allen 4,104
94 Greg 3,972
95 Jose 3,972
96 Darrell 3,966
97 Victor 3,945
98 Harold 3,876
99 Jack 3,809
100 Albert 3,762
101 Jim 3,647
102 Louis 3,585
103 Ralph 3,564
104 Ronnie 3,516
105 Frederick 3,357
106 Eddie 3,323
107 Tom 3,294
108 Tommy 3,206
109 Kurt 3,156
110 Joel 3,137
111 Stanley 3,132
112 Micheal 3,085
113 Marc 3,082
114 Eugene 3,077
115 Leonard 3,070
116 Howard 3,062
117 Lee 3,039
118 Sean 3,013
119 Marvin 2,976
120 Dwayne 2,870
121 Rick 2,855
122 Adam 2,851
123 Tracy 2,839
124 Ernest 2,815
125 Brent 2,746
126 Bill 2,738
127 Darren 2,645
128 Reginald 2,618
129 Brett 2,553
130 Duane 2,526
131 Benjamin 2,505
132 Kelly 2,492
133 Fred 2,464
134 Melvin 2,430
135 Karl 2,402
136 Harry 2,400
137 Mitchell 2,385
138 Aaron 2,381
139 Dan 2,367
140 Jerome 2,317
141 Don 2,303
142 Brad 2,279
143 Ray 2,277
144 Norman 2,255
145 Calvin 2,253
146 Kent 2,243
147 Kirk 2,231
148 Juan 2,224
149 Earl 2,197
150 Carlos 2,193
151 Jesse 2,188
152 Theodore 2,171
153 Edwin 2,168
154 Glen 2,125
155 Jason 2,107
156 Derrick 2,093
157 Lance 2,088
158 Nicholas 2,070
159 Francis 2,067
160 Warren 2,035
161 Clifford 2,020
162 Wesley 1,969
163 Alfred 1,962
164 Andre 1,895
165 Bernard 1,878
166 Clarence 1,776
167 Gordon 1,773
168 Antonio 1,756
169 Manuel 1,637
170 Guy 1,606
171 Lonnie 1,598
172 Derek 1,589
173 Leroy 1,586
174 Vernon 1,569
175 Luis 1,567
176 Kerry 1,563
177 Tyrone 1,554
178 Perry 1,548
179 Dave 1,533
180 Gene 1,531
181 Neil 1,531
182 Daryl 1,529
183 Gilbert 1,517
184 Stuart 1,512
185 Ted 1,507
186 Gregg 1,506
187 Franklin 1,501
188 Maurice 1,500
189 Nathan 1,499
190 Leon 1,483
191 Kyle 1,480
192 Ken 1,476
193 Andy 1,470
194 Lloyd 1,461
195 Alvin 1,460
196 Leslie 1,446
197 Marty 1,445
198 Bob 1,434
199 Doug 1,410
200 Kenny 1,402
201 Herbert 1,393
202 Wade 1,375
203 Joey 1,365
204 Mario 1,357
205 Rickey 1,357
206 Dana 1,355
207 Marcus 1,353
208 Ruben 1,347
209 Ron 1,334
210 Ricardo 1,317
211 Timmy 1,299
212 Alexander 1,291
213 Byron 1,285
214 Terrence 1,270
215 Kelvin 1,257
216 Dwight 1,256
217 Lewis 1,249
218 Alex 1,242
219 Floyd 1,200
220 Allan 1,169
221 Erik 1,166
222 Robin 1,159
223 Neal 1,128
224 Terrance 1,119
225 Jamie 1,112
226 Donnie 1,108
227 Roland 1,086
228 Jesus 1,075
229 Charlie 1,071
230 Roberto 1,058
231 Jimmie 1,052
232 Arnold 1,044
233 Roderick 1,027
234 Leo 1,026
235 Gerard 1,024
236 Travis 1,024
237 Nathaniel 1,024
238 Ross 1,023
239 Darin 1,022
240 Clinton 1,019
241 Terence 1,015
242 Wendell 1,015
243 Oscar 1,000
244 Lester 999
245 Jackie 981
246 Milton 979
247 Rex 958
248 Sam 956
249 Miguel 949
250 Hector 942

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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