Most Popular Baby Names of 1972

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
101 Joe 0 2,822
102 Gerald -19 2,820
103 Wayne -11 2,795
104 Philip -10 2,774
105 Vincent -18 2,745
106 Darren -6 2,673
107 Victor +6 2,620
108 Micheal +16 2,607
109 Willie +6 2,593
110 Alan -11 2,577
111 Tracy +33 2,538
112 Albert +7 2,509
113 Roy -3 2,479
114 Kyle +2 2,476
115 Frederick -7 2,447
116 Jay -2 2,445
117 Martin -12 2,425
118 Henry -6 2,422
119 Arthur -1 2,397
120 Randall -18 2,357
121 Bruce -12 2,317
122 Darrell -5 2,311
123 Allen -3 2,307
124 Luis +14 2,276
125 Lee +3 2,264
126 Lance -28 2,258
127 Ricky -6 2,238
128 Andre +1 2,153
129 Alexander +4 2,123
130 Louis -4 2,106
131 Dale -6 2,065
132 Harold -2 2,036
133 Ronnie +2 2,005
134 Glenn -7 1,982
135 Jermaine +98 1,962
136 Cory +14 1,958
137 Damon +33 1,928
138 Mario +16 1,928
139 Gabriel +34 1,918
140 Kelly -4 1,918
141 Reginald 0 1,915
142 Jack -11 1,900
143 Steve -11 1,850
144 Tyrone -2 1,840
145 Eugene 0 1,808
146 Tommy +3 1,776
147 Ernest -4 1,770
148 Barry -14 1,754
149 Brad -10 1,751
150 Eddie -3 1,745
151 Leonard -5 1,718
152 Manuel +12 1,705
153 Ricardo +13 1,700
154 Wesley -3 1,695
155 Dean -18 1,685
156 Jacob +67 1,685
157 Duane +10 1,678
158 Adrian +19 1,676
159 Ralph -11 1,671
160 Maurice +3 1,642
161 Jesus +10 1,613
162 Marvin -10 1,597
163 Dwayne -6 1,592
164 Kurt -9 1,586
165 Dustin +16 1,562
166 Jerome -6 1,547
167 Jeff -27 1,543
168 Howard -12 1,497
169 Clinton +10 1,486
170 Stanley -12 1,476
171 Melvin +1 1,456
172 Calvin -4 1,451
173 Greg -12 1,438
174 Theodore -9 1,424
175 Miguel +5 1,421
176 Roberto +8 1,400
177 Edwin -1 1,394
178 Mike -25 1,392
179 Mitchell +11 1,370
180 Kirk -21 1,350
181 Jody -19 1,340
182 Francisco +17 1,335
183 Harry -8 1,332
184 Ruben +8 1,324
185 Neil -3 1,304
186 Clifford -1 1,267
187 Jared +31 1,261
188 Earl -10 1,252
189 Ian +14 1,249
190 Heath +34 1,234
191 Clarence -5 1,216
192 Nathaniel +8 1,209
193 Daryl -24 1,203
194 Jorge +13 1,198
195 Casey +13 1,189
196 Alex -9 1,187
197 Ray -1 1,178
198 Norman -9 1,175
199 Karl -8 1,169
200 Alfred -12 1,163
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
101 Sara +13 3,182
102 Kristi +11 3,132
103 Kathryn +8 3,129
104 Regina -14 3,104
105 Diane -22 3,094
106 Carla +1 3,081
107 Deanna -12 3,039
108 Kathy -17 3,033
109 Carol -17 3,009
110 Carolyn -6 2,995
111 Janet +1 2,956
112 Kristina +5 2,924
113 Beth -12 2,818
114 Jamie +4 2,814
115 Allison +4 2,801
116 Katrina +23 2,752
117 Katina 2,744
118 Kim -18 2,742
119 Jenny +23 2,635
120 Traci -4 2,613
121 Tricia -12 2,613
122 Sonya +4 2,506
123 Colleen -2 2,502
124 Terri -9 2,494
125 Misty +75 2,426
126 Shelley +14 2,386
127 Kristine -7 2,369
128 Felicia -4 2,359
129 Sherri -6 2,349
130 Julia 0 2,335
131 Connie -6 2,333
132 Emily +33 2,332
133 Vanessa -4 2,279
134 Anne -12 2,266
135 Lynn -7 2,251
136 Anita -9 2,231
137 Samantha +6 2,227
138 Erika +8 2,182
139 Cassandra -3 2,129
140 Brandy +213 2,082
141 Brandi +189 2,057
142 Krista -8 2,050
143 Natalie +11 2,026
144 Carmen +9 1,968
145 Angel +56 1,944
146 Nichole +117 1,943
147 Sheri +5 1,923
148 Kerry -3 1,908
149 Yvonne -1 1,905
150 Kelli -15 1,899
151 Martha -4 1,898
152 Monique +9 1,878
153 Aimee +25 1,874
154 Sabrina -21 1,874
155 Annette -23 1,869
156 Bridget +25 1,865
157 Bonnie -19 1,854
158 Kristy +13 1,838
159 Stacie -28 1,822
160 Joy +9 1,819
161 Amber +19 1,814
162 Alison -18 1,809
163 Tracie -14 1,796
164 Virginia -14 1,790
165 Becky -2 1,787
166 Wanda -29 1,776
167 Marie -10 1,763
168 Kristie -1 1,739
169 Cathy -28 1,735
170 Natasha +59 1,730
171 Janice -20 1,714
172 Jody -10 1,710
173 Nikki +133 1,705
174 Shawna +40 1,665
175 Gloria -9 1,620
176 Sonia +8 1,614
177 Vicki -21 1,612
178 Leah +7 1,594
179 Toni -20 1,594
180 Megan +19 1,590
181 Penny -23 1,590
182 Debbie -27 1,585
183 Trina -11 1,579
184 Shawn -16 1,574
185 Beverly -25 1,569
186 Kari -7 1,561
187 Charlotte -11 1,537
188 Belinda -24 1,535
189 Yvette -15 1,530
190 Kerri +5 1,501
191 Jeanette -5 1,494
192 Christie +27 1,480
193 Robyn +24 1,470
194 Charlene -17 1,463
195 Sylvia -1 1,463
196 Kara +7 1,456
197 Meredith 0 1,438
198 Joanna +23 1,424
199 Darlene -29 1,417
200 Kendra +2 1,398