Most Popular Baby Boy Names in 1969

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy 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 boy 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

Rank Name Count
1 Michael 85,201
2 David 63,694
3 James 59,912
4 John 58,773
5 Robert 58,326
6 William 37,628
7 Christopher 35,697
8 Mark 33,402
9 Brian 31,684
10 Richard 31,106
11 Jeffrey 28,973
12 Scott 28,675
13 Thomas 27,470
14 Steven 26,548
15 Joseph 26,190
16 Kevin 23,565
17 Timothy 23,364
18 Daniel 23,175
19 Charles 21,671
20 Anthony 20,908
21 Eric 20,750
22 Paul 20,693
23 Kenneth 17,550
24 Matthew 17,466
25 Jason 16,495
26 Gregory 16,180
27 Stephen 15,096
28 Todd 14,750
29 Ronald 14,626
30 Donald 12,778
31 Patrick 12,676
32 Edward 12,457
33 Andrew 11,288
34 Douglas 11,241
35 Gary 11,150
36 Keith 9,445
37 Sean 9,349
38 George 9,206
39 Craig 8,786
40 Larry 8,285
41 Shawn 8,272
42 Troy 8,094
43 Peter 7,836
44 Dennis 7,362
45 Jerry 7,288
46 Jonathan 7,089
47 Frank 6,924
48 Jeffery 6,739
49 Rodney 6,668
50 Raymond 6,645
51 Bryan 6,473
52 Terry 6,417
53 Bradley 6,393
54 Tony 5,515
55 Randy 5,266
56 Jose 5,189
57 Russell 5,158
58 Corey 4,925
59 Roger 4,909
60 Darren 4,662
61 Aaron 4,601
62 Carl 4,524
63 Marc 4,503
64 Samuel 4,436
65 Gerald 4,383
66 Chris 4,285
67 Johnny 4,217
68 Jon 4,216
69 Chad 4,060
70 Vincent 4,060
71 Lawrence 4,047
72 Bruce 4,042
73 Danny 4,011
74 Phillip 4,008
75 Wayne 3,900
76 Alan 3,860
77 Billy 3,774
78 Martin 3,764
79 Jimmy 3,761
80 Joel 3,681
81 Curtis 3,677
82 Bobby 3,653
83 Joe 3,619
84 Walter 3,570
85 Randall 3,565
86 Philip 3,544
87 Shane 3,537
88 Glenn 3,468
89 Dean 3,445
90 Ricky 3,415
91 Benjamin 3,383
92 Brent 3,356
93 Darrell 3,250
94 Jay 3,186
95 Brett 3,184
96 Dale 3,155
97 Arthur 3,138
98 Steve 3,070
99 Barry 3,061
100 Henry 3,059
101 Willie 3,049
102 Victor 3,045
103 Lance 3,026
104 Juan 3,024
105 Roy 3,003
106 Jeff 2,975
107 Derrick 2,941
108 Albert 2,936
109 Derek 2,928
110 Carlos 2,896
111 Allen 2,887
112 Mike 2,871
113 Travis 2,866
114 Adam 2,865
115 Kelly 2,791
116 Frederick 2,774
117 Harold 2,765
118 Lee 2,761
119 Erik 2,722
120 Micheal 2,720
121 Louis 2,624
122 Jack 2,613
123 Nicholas 2,585
124 Antonio 2,445
125 Reginald 2,423
126 Ralph 2,417
127 Ronnie 2,414
128 Jesse 2,379
129 Shannon 2,373
130 Ernest 2,360
131 Eugene 2,351
132 Kurt 2,282
133 Leonard 2,264
134 Ryan 2,251
135 Tommy 2,249
136 Glen 2,242
137 Tyrone 2,217
138 Marcus 2,215
139 Marvin 2,198
140 Christian 2,193
141 Tracy 2,168
142 Howard 2,145
143 Kyle 2,138
144 Dwayne 2,115
145 Brad 2,106
146 Eddie 2,094
147 Jeremy 2,084
148 Kirk 2,084
149 Andre 2,063
150 Alexander 2,016
151 Greg 1,989
152 Luis 1,985
153 Theodore 1,944
154 Nathan 1,909
155 Stanley 1,903
156 Duane 1,886
157 Wesley 1,860
158 Darrin 1,814
159 Darin 1,790
160 Cory 1,782
161 Edwin 1,776
162 Melvin 1,771
163 Calvin 1,709
164 Neil 1,681
165 Manuel 1,677
166 Jerome 1,671
167 Justin 1,666
168 Mitchell 1,653
169 Norman 1,649
170 Mario 1,632
171 Harry 1,626
172 Earl 1,620
173 Daryl 1,603
174 Darryl 1,594
175 Jody 1,589
176 Fred 1,576
177 Ricardo 1,575
178 Maurice 1,571
179 Jamie 1,567
180 Karl 1,565
181 Tim 1,547
182 Ray 1,524
183 Warren 1,521
184 Clifford 1,506
185 Alfred 1,496
186 Stacy 1,493
187 Clinton 1,481
188 Damon 1,455
189 Francis 1,429
190 Jim 1,428
191 Jesus 1,403
192 Lonnie 1,386
193 Wade 1,365
194 Don 1,349
195 Clarence 1,338
196 Roberto 1,328
197 Joshua 1,321
198 Miguel 1,304
199 Bernard 1,282
200 Rick 1,272
201 Ruben 1,237
202 Leroy 1,231
203 Franklin 1,224
204 Kent 1,224
205 Terrence 1,218
206 Tom 1,214
207 Alex 1,213
208 Byron 1,204
209 Dwight 1,200
210 Joey 1,190
211 Guy 1,170
212 Dan 1,160
213 Leon 1,151
214 Geoffrey 1,138
215 Hector 1,127
216 Francisco 1,108
217 Gilbert 1,108
218 Brandon 1,107
219 Bill 1,076
220 Vernon 1,070
221 Alvin 1,061
222 Ted 1,058
223 Adrian 1,045
224 Leslie 1,043
225 Gene 1,038
226 Gordon 1,012
227 Herbert 1,011
228 Oscar 1,007
229 Dana 1,006
230 Ron 1,004
231 Nathaniel 992
232 Terrance 983
233 Jorge 981
234 Roderick 980
235 Kerry 976
236 Lloyd 967
237 Marty 962
238 Andy 944
239 Lewis 944
240 Kelvin 943
241 Angel 938
242 Ramon 904
243 Perry 895
244 Ross 885
245 Gregg 884
246 Shaun 880
247 Gabriel 865
248 Raul 843
249 Pedro 843
250 Stuart 835

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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