100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1959

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Michael 0 85,277
2 David 0 83,901
3 James 0 78,581
4 John +1 76,418
5 Robert -1 74,492
6 Mark +1 56,908
7 William -1 51,384
8 Richard 0 47,167
9 Thomas 0 40,273
10 Steven 0 33,590
11 Charles 0 30,768
12 Timothy +1 30,743
13 Joseph -1 29,530
14 Kevin +6 26,757
15 Kenneth -1 26,639
16 Jeffrey +5 26,259
17 Paul -2 25,699
18 Daniel -2 25,124
19 Donald -1 23,879
20 Gary -3 23,298
21 Ronald -2 23,099
22 Brian +2 20,745
23 Gregory 0 19,865
24 Scott +1 19,759
25 Larry -3 18,411
26 Anthony +1 17,948
27 Edward +1 16,916
28 Stephen -2 16,498
29 Dennis 0 16,038
30 Douglas 0 15,279
31 Randy +1 15,032
32 George -1 15,000
33 Terry 0 14,539
34 Ricky 0 13,192
35 Christopher +4 12,908
36 Jerry -1 12,317
37 Mike +3 11,991
38 Bruce -2 11,906
39 Keith -2 11,756
40 Peter +1 11,281
41 Steve +3 11,068
42 Frank -4 10,927
43 Patrick -1 10,557
44 Craig +9 9,916
45 Raymond -2 9,810
46 Eric +4 9,724
47 Roger 0 8,785
48 Danny -3 8,724
49 Dale -3 8,342
50 Alan -1 8,153
51 Wayne -3 7,884
52 Jeff +15 7,726
53 Tony +4 7,557
54 Carl -3 7,508
55 Russell -1 7,471
56 Jeffery +3 7,465
57 Joe -1 7,383
58 Andrew -3 7,101
59 Randall +4 7,062
60 Tim +14 6,820
61 Gerald -3 6,628
62 Lawrence -10 6,607
63 Matthew -3 6,560
64 Billy 0 6,308
65 Johnny -4 6,302
66 Walter -4 6,121
67 Rodney -2 5,915
68 Philip 0 5,862
69 Jimmy +4 5,832
70 Jim +17 5,684
71 Chris +22 5,670
72 Bobby -3 5,669
73 Barry +6 5,603
74 Phillip +7 5,582
75 Curtis +7 5,523
76 Arthur -4 5,470
77 Ronnie -11 5,468
78 Willie -8 5,368
79 Glenn -2 5,355
80 Martin -9 5,346
81 Roy -6 5,177
82 Tom +14 5,063
83 Henry +1 5,061
84 Ralph -6 5,036
85 Jack -5 5,027
86 Samuel -1 4,956
87 Jay -1 4,939
88 Harold -5 4,937
89 Rick -13 4,931
90 Greg +15 4,642
91 Darrell -1 4,638
92 Bill +7 4,602
93 Albert -4 4,598
94 Bryan +7 4,498
95 Dean +2 4,431
96 Micheal -5 4,368
97 Allen -5 4,367
98 Todd +18 4,336
99 Stanley -11 4,333
100 Louis -6 4,305
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Mary 0 54,469
2 Susan 0 41,602
3 Linda 0 40,407
4 Karen 0 36,763
5 Donna +5 36,459
6 Patricia -1 35,233
7 Debra -1 31,362
8 Cynthia 0 30,178
9 Deborah -2 29,545
10 Lisa +9 25,698
11 Barbara -2 25,352
12 Pamela -1 24,712
13 Sandra +2 23,352
14 Nancy -2 23,084
15 Kathy -1 21,809
16 Brenda 0 21,425
17 Sharon 0 21,291
18 Cheryl -5 20,940
19 Diane -1 19,977
20 Debbie +4 19,534
21 Elizabeth +1 18,431
22 Carol -2 18,121
23 Kathleen -2 17,627
24 Teresa +2 17,390
25 Cindy 0 16,966
26 Julie -3 16,215
27 Lori +3 15,022
28 Janet 0 14,959
29 Denise -2 14,659
30 Laura -1 14,525
31 Tammy +13 13,707
32 Robin 0 12,860
33 Kimberly +6 12,781
34 Theresa -1 11,643
35 Kim +5 11,596
36 Margaret -5 11,573
37 Janice -2 10,495
38 Rebecca +3 10,474
39 Cathy -5 10,414
40 Catherine -2 10,021
41 Judy -5 9,882
42 Carolyn -5 9,729
43 Christine 0 9,467
44 Ann +3 8,920
45 Rhonda +3 8,853
46 Terri +5 8,782
47 Michelle +9 8,768
48 Connie +2 8,663
49 Diana -4 8,631
50 Joyce -4 8,511
51 Paula +2 8,053
52 Sheila +7 7,987
53 Tina +18 7,915
54 Dawn +30 7,893
55 Beverly 0 7,792
56 Laurie +14 7,529
57 Peggy -15 7,407
58 Sherry +9 7,343
59 Betty -5 7,314
60 Valerie +4 7,305
61 Shirley -9 7,291
62 Maria +3 7,230
63 Lynn -3 7,060
64 Annette +13 6,915
65 Wanda +1 6,914
66 Jane -5 6,872
67 Darlene -18 6,865
68 Angela +15 6,773
69 Kathryn -11 6,741
70 Judith -8 6,572
71 Bonnie -8 6,456
72 Martha -3 6,437
73 Vicki -16 6,427
74 Kelly +35 6,380
75 Gail -3 6,352
76 Joan -8 6,334
77 Jean -4 6,237
78 Jennifer +3 6,233
79 Katherine -5 6,138
80 Beth +15 6,066
81 Gloria -5 5,929
82 Anne +5 5,742
83 Wendy +24 5,711
84 Leslie -5 5,653
85 Amy +12 5,583
86 Jill +12 5,551
87 Anita -5 5,476
88 Michele +4 5,445
89 Rose -11 5,438
90 Vickie -15 5,420
91 Ellen +2 5,389
92 Joanne -12 5,339
93 Virginia -8 5,260
94 Dorothy -8 5,237
95 Terry -6 5,213
96 Suzanne +8 5,167
97 Ruth -7 5,049
98 Rita -10 4,953
99 Anna +4 4,873
100 Renee +5 4,841