Most Popular Baby Boy Names in 1975

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

Rank Name Count
1 Michael 68,451
2 Jason 52,190
3 Christopher 46,591
4 James 39,588
5 David 39,178
6 Robert 35,331
7 John 35,094
8 Brian 30,609
9 Matthew 28,561
10 William 25,573
11 Daniel 23,823
12 Joseph 22,136
13 Eric 19,812
14 Jeffrey 18,324
15 Kevin 18,080
16 Richard 17,691
17 Scott 17,320
18 Steven 17,066
19 Mark 16,747
20 Thomas 16,545
21 Anthony 16,497
22 Timothy 15,959
23 Ryan 15,301
24 Jeremy 15,200
25 Charles 14,579
26 Joshua 14,570
27 Chad 12,844
28 Andrew 12,764
29 Paul 12,019
30 Jonathan 10,908
31 Shawn 10,686
32 Aaron 10,550
33 Gregory 10,405
34 Stephen 9,739
35 Kenneth 9,637
36 Benjamin 9,550
37 Justin 8,894
38 Adam 8,651
39 Patrick 8,065
40 Sean 7,593
41 Edward 7,386
42 Donald 7,198
43 Todd 7,156
44 Brandon 7,087
45 Nathan 7,067
46 Ronald 7,067
47 Bryan 7,014
48 Jose 6,971
49 Keith 6,825
50 Gary 6,117
51 Travis 5,962
52 Bradley 5,899
53 George 5,846
54 Peter 5,704
55 Douglas 5,355
56 Larry 5,310
57 Shane 5,209
58 Craig 5,111
59 Dennis 4,729
60 Juan 4,696
61 Samuel 4,620
62 Jamie 4,575
63 Raymond 4,531
64 Jesse 4,434
65 Jerry 4,311
66 Frank 4,213
67 Marcus 3,972
68 Terry 3,970
69 Troy 3,948
70 Jeffery 3,904
71 Corey 3,878
72 Phillip 3,854
73 Carlos 3,793
74 Joel 3,733
75 Jacob 3,623
76 Rodney 3,583
77 Antonio 3,489
78 Randy 3,384
79 Brent 3,369
80 Tony 3,325
81 Nicholas 3,319
82 Russell 3,233
83 Derek 3,189
84 Billy 3,113
85 Philip 3,009
86 Johnny 2,969
87 Erik 2,860
88 Kyle 2,833
89 Marc 2,821
90 Derrick 2,817
91 Carl 2,808
92 Brett 2,781
93 Bobby 2,772
94 Danny 2,743
95 Victor 2,686
96 Dustin 2,681
97 Roger 2,619
98 Brad 2,612
99 Cory 2,573
100 Jared 2,559
101 Shannon 2,529
102 Jon 2,517
103 Christian 2,464
104 Micheal 2,441
105 Alexander 2,440
106 Gabriel 2,433
107 Luis 2,421
108 Gerald 2,401
109 Vincent 2,384
110 Lawrence 2,366
111 Jimmy 2,360
112 Walter 2,358
113 Curtis 2,329
114 Damon 2,279
115 Alan 2,248
116 Joe 2,239
117 Jay 2,177
118 Willie 2,175
119 Martin 2,165
120 Wayne 2,133
121 Randall 2,129
122 Roy 2,123
123 Andre 2,106
124 Henry 2,089
125 Mario 2,058
126 Allen 2,036
127 Darren 2,034
128 Arthur 2,022
129 Albert 2,016
130 Casey 1,959
131 Chris 1,959
132 Nathaniel 1,959
133 Adrian 1,954
134 Jesus 1,924
135 Ricky 1,917
136 Seth 1,868
137 Lee 1,860
138 Louis 1,813
139 Manuel 1,800
140 Bruce 1,790
141 Frederick 1,786
142 Jack 1,745
143 Ricardo 1,732
144 Ian 1,723
145 Zachary 1,688
146 Tyrone 1,683
147 Darrell 1,673
148 Miguel 1,658
149 Jeremiah 1,653
150 Kelly 1,642
151 Ronnie 1,631
152 Francisco 1,614
153 Harold 1,588
154 Clinton 1,578
155 Roberto 1,558
156 Tommy 1,554
157 Jorge 1,541
158 Wesley 1,534
159 Dale 1,530
160 Eugene 1,518
161 Ernest 1,514
162 Lance 1,499
163 Reginald 1,499
164 Barry 1,481
165 Jerome 1,438
166 Leonard 1,432
167 Geoffrey 1,395
168 Eddie 1,391
169 Glenn 1,384
170 Maurice 1,384
171 Steve 1,384
172 Ruben 1,376
173 Ralph 1,343
174 Neil 1,332
175 Alex 1,330
176 Jermaine 1,316
177 Marvin 1,311
178 Calvin 1,284
179 Jaime 1,274
180 Trevor 1,271
181 Dwayne 1,247
182 Hector 1,247
183 Edwin 1,242
184 Oscar 1,233
185 Kristopher 1,232
186 Clifton 1,215
187 Melvin 1,208
188 Heath 1,205
189 Theodore 1,200
190 Toby 1,192
191 Mitchell 1,179
192 Terrance 1,179
193 Clayton 1,176
194 Stanley 1,169
195 Howard 1,165
196 Terrence 1,149
197 Wade 1,129
198 Mathew 1,126
199 Clifford 1,124
200 Javier 1,113
201 Angel 1,093
202 Kurt 1,088
203 Ramon 1,081
204 Harry 1,073
205 Tyler 1,064
206 Tracy 1,051
207 Duane 1,042
208 Raul 1,038
209 Cameron 1,029
210 Dean 1,026
211 Alejandro 1,024
212 Earl 1,023
213 Isaac 1,014
214 Kirk 1,001
215 Rafael 988
216 Pedro 984
217 Francis 957
218 Greg 953
219 Alfred 950
220 Jody 939
221 Andy 928
222 Armando 926
223 Byron 918
224 Fernando 914
225 Clarence 911
226 Karl 905
227 Cody 901
228 Ray 897
229 Omar 893
230 Damian 891
231 Lucas 891
232 Warren 891
233 Leon 885
234 Jeff 883
235 Gilbert 879
236 Lonnie 873
237 Cedric 871
238 Franklin 863
239 Dana 858
240 Alvin 856
241 Bernard 850
242 Norman 849
243 Eduardo 847
244 Clint 846
245 Darin 844
246 Orlando 843
247 Joey 840
248 Daryl 840
249 Fred 839
250 Glen 807

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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