Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1977

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1977. 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 1977, 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 Jennifer 58,970
2 Melissa 26,884
3 Amy 26,732
4 Jessica 24,844
5 Heather 23,775
6 Angela 20,997
7 Michelle 19,539
8 Kimberly 18,286
9 Amanda 18,279
10 Kelly 18,234
11 Sarah 18,095
12 Lisa 17,015
13 Elizabeth 16,429
14 Stephanie 15,420
15 Nicole 15,249
16 Christina 14,498
17 Rebecca 14,194
18 Jamie 12,898
19 Shannon 12,518
20 Laura 11,321
21 Mary 10,658
22 Julie 10,204
23 Erin 10,198
24 Andrea 9,785
25 Crystal 9,728
26 Rachel 8,975
27 Sara 8,710
28 Carrie 8,662
29 April 8,068
30 Christine 7,886
31 Danielle 7,616
32 Karen 7,442
33 Amber 7,207
34 Tiffany 7,206
35 Tara 7,197
36 Maria 7,089
37 Emily 6,879
38 Erica 6,623
39 Monica 6,365
40 Misty 6,314
41 Jill 6,239
42 Stacy 6,154
43 Dawn 6,095
44 Katherine 6,032
45 Susan 5,959
46 Jaime 5,907
47 Patricia 5,905
48 Cynthia 5,782
49 Wendy 5,762
50 Tracy 5,756
51 Brandy 5,477
52 Holly 5,463
53 Melanie 5,373
54 Megan 5,322
55 Tammy 5,309
56 Stacey 5,209
57 Lori 5,072
58 Tina 4,950
59 Christy 4,602
60 Alicia 4,400
61 Sandra 4,371
62 Dana 4,340
63 Sabrina 4,302
64 Tonya 4,266
65 Leslie 4,250
66 Allison 4,206
67 Tanya 4,085
68 Kristy 4,045
69 Natalie 4,040
70 Kathryn 3,965
71 Brandi 3,884
72 Kristen 3,861
73 Veronica 3,856
74 Anna 3,852
75 Catherine 3,842
76 Courtney 3,809
77 Michele 3,712
78 Denise 3,682
79 Teresa 3,655
80 Kathleen 3,649
81 Heidi 3,641
82 Kristin 3,605
83 Kristina 3,539
84 Robin 3,428
85 Samantha 3,287
86 Valerie 3,269
87 Renee 3,259
88 Gina 3,230
89 Nancy 3,221
90 Vanessa 3,210
91 Brenda 3,151
92 Jacqueline 3,147
93 Tamara 3,125
94 Mandy 3,100
95 Sharon 3,089
96 Melinda 3,044
97 Beth 2,967
98 Theresa 2,914
99 Linda 2,910
100 Diana 2,845
101 Barbara 2,844
102 Pamela 2,831
103 Erika 2,825
104 Kristi 2,797
105 Jodi 2,730
106 Ashley 2,706
107 Victoria 2,701
108 Jenny 2,687
109 Deborah 2,676
110 Lindsay 2,635
111 Margaret 2,624
112 Leah 2,586
113 Donna 2,581
114 Lauren 2,552
115 Katie 2,506
116 Natasha 2,504
117 Kelli 2,466
118 Ann 2,452
119 Summer 2,446
120 Kara 2,415
121 Alison 2,373
122 Suzanne 2,372
123 Anne 2,356
124 Regina 2,325
125 Latoya 2,320
126 Katrina 2,296
127 Aimee 2,288
128 Felicia 2,219
129 Carolyn 2,196
130 Kari 2,165
131 Rhonda 2,162
132 Cindy 2,159
133 Angel 2,137
134 Cheryl 2,121
135 Yolanda 2,121
136 Joy 2,100
137 Carla 2,098
138 Deanna 2,093
139 Shawna 2,081
140 Sherry 2,071
141 Molly 2,068
142 Julia 2,064
143 Nichole 2,064
144 Paula 2,043
145 Colleen 1,998
146 Debra 1,961
147 Janet 1,944
148 Jaclyn 1,939
149 Marie 1,915
150 Brooke 1,870
151 Shelly 1,849
152 Kendra 1,773
153 Laurie 1,767
154 Meredith 1,766
155 Krista 1,763
156 Christie 1,757
157 Kristie 1,754
158 Tamika 1,696
159 Adrienne 1,693
160 Cassandra 1,673
161 Monique 1,671
162 Trisha 1,658
163 Sheila 1,656
164 Diane 1,646
165 Bridget 1,642
166 Carmen 1,631
167 Marisa 1,608
168 Shanna 1,608
169 Virginia 1,598
170 Latasha 1,597
171 Martha 1,595
172 Toni 1,589
173 Joanna 1,564
174 Kristine 1,564
175 Aisha 1,540
176 Bethany 1,532
177 Farrah 1,516
178 Anita 1,512
179 Robyn 1,511
180 Tracey 1,504
181 Kelley 1,502
182 Kellie 1,502
183 Jody 1,500
184 Shana 1,500
185 Rachael 1,487
186 Stacie 1,486
187 Keri 1,474
188 Kerri 1,438
189 Cara 1,412
190 Kathy 1,406
191 Angie 1,390
192 Terri 1,389
193 Sonya 1,382
194 Lindsey 1,381
195 Tabitha 1,376
196 Melody 1,371
197 Sonia 1,370
198 Carol 1,345
199 Bonnie 1,341
200 Rebekah 1,328
201 Alisha 1,316
202 Kerry 1,299
203 Candice 1,273
204 Tricia 1,260
205 Mindy 1,235
206 Traci 1,233
207 Claudia 1,232
208 Connie 1,210
209 Yvonne 1,207
210 Caroline 1,205
211 Charity 1,195
212 Ruth 1,191
213 Ebony 1,156
214 Lakisha 1,148
215 Janice 1,143
216 Meghan 1,142
217 Candace 1,139
218 Ana 1,137
219 Annette 1,135
220 Angelica 1,133
221 Gloria 1,129
222 Miranda 1,122
223 Kizzy 1,116
224 Tasha 1,115
225 Olivia 1,105
226 Shelley 1,104
227 Lynn 1,099
228 Autumn 1,092
229 Rosa 1,090
230 Kim 1,085
231 Sherri 1,081
232 Janelle 1,069
233 Charlene 1,068
234 Marissa 1,067
235 Jeanette 1,066
236 Jillian 1,055
237 Keisha 1,051
238 Gretchen 1,045
239 Jami 1,041
240 Amie 1,029
241 Tameka 1,021
242 Leticia 1,020
243 Hope 1,019
244 Ellen 1,018
245 Becky 1,009
246 Cristina 1,007
247 Naomi 1,002
248 Karla 1,000
249 Helen 994
250 Latonya 987

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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