Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1968

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1968. 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 girl names in 1968, 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 Lisa 49,534
2 Michelle 33,223
3 Kimberly 31,908
4 Jennifer 26,852
5 Melissa 21,727
6 Mary 21,723
7 Angela 20,668
8 Tammy 20,057
9 Karen 19,559
10 Susan 19,501
11 Laura 18,742
12 Kelly 17,139
13 Amy 17,091
14 Christine 16,519
15 Patricia 15,804
16 Julie 15,751
17 Elizabeth 14,886
18 Tina 14,772
19 Cynthia 14,056
20 Pamela 14,029
21 Dawn 13,442
22 Lori 13,126
23 Stephanie 12,955
24 Donna 12,750
25 Tracy 12,746
26 Sandra 12,680
27 Deborah 12,286
28 Linda 11,370
29 Michele 11,216
30 Teresa 10,914
31 Wendy 10,709
32 Sharon 10,338
33 Rebecca 10,228
34 Brenda 9,943
35 Denise 9,878
36 Barbara 9,740
37 Cheryl 9,141
38 Debra 9,094
39 Nancy 8,962
40 Kathleen 8,727
41 Maria 8,382
42 Rhonda 8,267
43 Robin 8,183
44 Christina 8,012
45 Paula 7,637
46 Jill 7,520
47 Theresa 7,305
48 Andrea 7,089
49 Carol 7,077
50 Jacqueline 6,745
51 Diane 6,586
52 Sherry 6,431
53 Shannon 6,400
54 Ann 6,177
55 Stacey 6,147
56 Catherine 6,129
57 Kim 6,089
58 Gina 6,041
59 Sheila 5,732
60 Tonya 5,663
61 Carolyn 5,539
62 Heather 5,501
63 Margaret 5,439
64 Stacy 5,387
65 Renee 5,355
66 Leslie 5,283
67 Cindy 5,236
68 Monica 5,219
69 Suzanne 5,040
70 Dana 5,012
71 Diana 4,993
72 Tracey 4,930
73 Janet 4,837
74 Beth 4,766
75 Katherine 4,719
76 Kathy 4,677
77 Valerie 4,552
78 Sarah 4,487
79 Laurie 4,340
80 Tamara 4,309
81 Regina 4,295
82 Victoria 4,285
83 Terri 4,267
84 Kristin 4,134
85 Lynn 4,102
86 Carrie 3,978
87 Connie 3,953
88 Anne 3,914
89 Heidi 3,908
90 Carla 3,814
91 Melinda 3,814
92 Rachel 3,726
93 Yolanda 3,698
94 Melanie 3,643
95 Sherri 3,641
96 April 3,623
97 Jodi 3,596
98 Shelly 3,594
99 Anna 3,566
100 Kathryn 3,560
101 Colleen 3,484
102 Annette 3,470
103 Holly 3,420
104 Deanna 3,414
105 Kristine 3,410
106 Tanya 3,401
107 Kristen 3,243
108 Nicole 3,085
109 Anita 3,046
110 Janice 3,046
111 Debbie 3,019
112 Veronica 3,013
113 Julia 2,994
114 Vicki 2,978
115 Wanda 2,965
116 Bonnie 2,955
117 Sonya 2,817
118 Crystal 2,752
119 Sheri 2,718
120 Jamie 2,688
121 Darlene 2,658
122 Beverly 2,591
123 Martha 2,578
124 Penny 2,576
125 Yvonne 2,573
126 Alicia 2,569
127 Traci 2,556
128 Joyce 2,496
129 Shelley 2,483
130 Sara 2,457
131 Virginia 2,457
132 Amanda 2,430
133 Danielle 2,407
134 Cathy 2,399
135 Marie 2,376
136 Samantha 2,336
137 Kelli 2,321
138 Kristi 2,312
139 Cassandra 2,303
140 Judith 2,292
141 Judy 2,270
142 Carmen 2,268
143 Gloria 2,256
144 Yvette 2,211
145 Jane 2,194
146 Toni 2,193
147 Tara 2,185
148 Maureen 2,174
149 Ruth 2,148
150 Shirley 2,144
151 Christy 2,140
152 Kristina 2,135
153 Betty 2,132
154 Joanne 2,130
155 Peggy 2,113
156 Ellen 2,101
157 Dorothy 2,085
158 Jean 2,079
159 Rita 2,076
160 Tammie 2,063
161 Becky 2,055
162 Vickie 2,006
163 Charlotte 2,002
164 Sylvia 1,963
165 Rose 1,952
166 Charlene 1,947
167 Felicia 1,934
168 Kelley 1,916
169 Jody 1,912
170 Joy 1,904
171 Natalie 1,887
172 Sheryl 1,884
173 Helen 1,882
174 Erin 1,863
175 Kimberley 1,857
176 Belinda 1,850
177 Jessica 1,841
178 Tiffany 1,831
179 Kellie 1,805
180 Gail 1,802
181 Vanessa 1,797
182 Joan 1,783
183 Jeanette 1,752
184 Shawn 1,751
185 Frances 1,742
186 Kerry 1,735
187 Alice 1,732
188 Monique 1,711
189 Elaine 1,705
190 Joann 1,675
191 Tami 1,659
192 Evelyn 1,645
193 Sabrina 1,639
194 Loretta 1,626
195 Leah 1,616
196 Jackie 1,584
197 Eileen 1,579
198 Marilyn 1,577
199 Sonia 1,567
200 Ronda 1,557
201 Norma 1,550
202 Allison 1,536
203 Lora 1,514
204 Kari 1,512
205 Karla 1,504
206 Roberta 1,491
207 Katrina 1,462
208 Bridget 1,455
209 Tracie 1,450
210 Leigh 1,427
211 Jeanne 1,425
212 Audrey 1,424
213 Shari 1,420
214 Robyn 1,415
215 Caroline 1,412
216 Sally 1,403
217 Terry 1,399
218 Sandy 1,398
219 Juanita 1,359
220 Shelia 1,358
221 Rosa 1,345
222 Sonja 1,338
223 Trina 1,334
224 Lorraine 1,330
225 Emily 1,328
226 Jo 1,324
227 Lara 1,295
228 Angie 1,293
229 Lynette 1,287
230 Melody 1,281
231 Dina 1,246
232 Teri 1,243
233 Gwendolyn 1,241
234 Kerri 1,238
235 Cheri 1,232
236 Ginger 1,191
237 Candace 1,178
238 Irene 1,170
239 Lee 1,160
240 Darla 1,153
241 Tonia 1,147
242 Marcia 1,143
243 Lauren 1,140
244 Marsha 1,128
245 Lynda 1,115
246 Dianne 1,111
247 Dianna 1,110
248 Kirsten 1,107
249 Marla 1,105
250 Vicky 1,089

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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