Most Popular Baby Names of 1961

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
101 Darrell +3 4,194
102 Eddie 0 4,080
103 Micheal +3 4,020
104 Bill -9 4,000
105 Louis 0 3,961
106 Stanley -5 3,921
107 Jose 0 3,764
108 Rick -8 3,735
109 Howard -1 3,563
110 Joel 0 3,512
111 Jonathan +7 3,480
112 Dwayne +11 3,479
113 Eugene -4 3,450
114 Leonard -1 3,425
115 Dan -4 3,415
116 Tommy -4 3,399
117 Frederick -3 3,314
118 Mitchell +8 3,196
119 Tracy +18 3,183
120 Marvin -1 3,182
121 Don -6 3,149
122 Lee -6 3,127
123 Ernest -3 3,092
124 Fred -7 3,084
125 Kelly +3 3,003
126 Ray -5 2,923
127 Calvin +2 2,862
128 Melvin -3 2,841
129 Kurt +1 2,822
130 Dave -8 2,798
131 Harry -7 2,741
132 Duane -5 2,731
133 Marc +3 2,707
134 Glen +10 2,688
135 Norman -3 2,685
136 Jerome -3 2,628
137 Brent +17 2,553
138 Karl -3 2,545
139 Earl 0 2,523
140 Kirk +2 2,514
141 Brad -7 2,502
142 Bob -11 2,501
143 Shawn +20 2,482
144 Reginald -1 2,468
145 Edwin -5 2,441
146 Benjamin +9 2,387
147 Kent +1 2,376
148 Francis -3 2,342
149 Clifford -8 2,337
150 Jesse 0 2,303
151 Theodore -2 2,297
152 Alfred -5 2,278
153 Rickey -15 2,257
154 Perry -8 2,227
155 Clarence +2 2,190
156 Bernard -4 2,148
157 Warren +8 2,084
158 Nicholas -5 2,080
159 Brett -8 2,067
160 Juan 0 2,052
161 Kerry -3 2,027
162 Guy +6 2,024
163 Wesley +1 2,003
164 Carlos +2 2,000
165 Gordon -6 1,985
166 Stuart -5 1,900
167 Aaron +11 1,882
168 Alvin -1 1,868
169 Robin +31 1,850
170 Ron 0 1,838
171 Leroy +1 1,826
172 Doug +10 1,807
173 Lance -2 1,804
174 Darren -18 1,778
175 Vernon -2 1,770
176 Gregg +3 1,752
177 Sean +25 1,720
178 Gilbert -3 1,709
179 Kenny -10 1,700
180 Dana +7 1,695
181 Herbert -5 1,686
182 Lloyd -2 1,685
183 Daryl +5 1,681
184 Ted 0 1,679
185 Gene -11 1,670
186 Manuel 0 1,668
187 Dwight -6 1,662
188 Ken -11 1,659
189 Tyrone +2 1,629
190 Leslie -5 1,618
191 Lonnie -8 1,593
192 Antonio +4 1,583
193 Adam +56 1,581
194 Leon -5 1,555
195 Franklin 0 1,524
196 Neil +3 1,524
197 Andre +6 1,500
198 Derrick +38 1,497
199 Nathan -9 1,489
200 Timmy -7 1,479
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
101 Penny +12 4,639
102 Joanne -3 4,612
103 Virginia -1 4,576
104 Maureen +2 4,568
105 Rita -9 4,528
106 Colleen +1 4,513
107 Vickie -7 4,399
108 Terry -7 4,362
109 Marie -6 4,344
110 Andrea +5 4,325
111 Rose -13 4,315
112 Jackie +32 4,249
113 Sarah +3 4,206
114 Victoria 0 4,149
115 Becky -4 4,093
116 Julia +6 3,905
117 Gina +11 3,870
118 Elaine -6 3,866
119 Helen -2 3,855
120 Phyllis -12 3,838
121 Sherri +15 3,805
122 Marilyn -4 3,795
123 Melanie +2 3,753
124 Sylvia -3 3,744
125 Tamara -1 3,731
126 Alice -7 3,583
127 Yvonne +6 3,553
128 Dana +12 3,546
129 Melinda +14 3,505
130 Sue -10 3,502
131 Eileen -1 3,490
132 Christina +23 3,469
133 Sally -10 3,464
134 Sandy -8 3,420
135 Frances -8 3,419
136 Monica +5 3,388
137 Joann -6 3,344
138 Jeanne -9 3,327
139 Carrie 0 3,179
140 Sheryl +2 3,119
141 Shari +54 3,117
142 Belinda +8 3,114
143 Lorraine -8 3,112
144 Pam -12 3,081
145 Shelly +13 2,995
146 Evelyn -9 2,937
147 Charlotte +4 2,933
148 Loretta -10 2,927
149 Toni -3 2,894
150 Charlene -2 2,825
151 Tracey +39 2,807
152 Jo -18 2,796
153 Vanessa +1 2,760
154 Veronica +14 2,728
155 Marcia +2 2,683
156 Deanna +17 2,682
157 Patty -12 2,649
158 Joy -6 2,609
159 Glenda -3 2,598
160 Holly +1 2,574
161 Doris -14 2,570
162 Roberta -13 2,558
163 Jeanette -4 2,555
164 Norma -2 2,550
165 Gwendolyn -2 2,529
166 Heidi +4 2,521
167 Yolanda +4 2,512
168 Sheri +11 2,488
169 Carmen -2 2,397
170 Lynne -6 2,396
171 Jamie +9 2,338
172 Melody -19 2,272
173 Teri -1 2,244
174 Tami +2 2,225
175 Vicky -6 2,209
176 Sara +10 2,200
177 Caroline +76 2,198
178 Dianne -18 2,169
179 Marsha -1 2,162
180 Shelley +2 2,143
181 Rosemary 0 2,130
182 Crystal +7 2,115
183 Lois -8 2,102
184 Patti -19 2,059
185 Audrey -11 2,058
186 Rachel +12 2,054
187 Lynda -4 2,035
188 Jan -22 2,030
189 Shelia -12 2,004
190 Juanita -6 1,986
191 Tammie -6 1,978
192 Kay 0 1,956
193 Irene -6 1,910
194 Vivian -6 1,890
195 Karla +11 1,872
196 Jodi +17 1,848
197 Yvette +29 1,848
198 Doreen -4 1,847
199 Tonya +43 1,840
200 Jody -4 1,832