Most Popular Baby Names of 1972

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
201 Terrence -3 1,161
202 Glen -28 1,155
203 Darin -10 1,129
204 Hector 0 1,115
205 Oscar +15 1,111
206 Terrance +6 1,109
207 Lonnie -12 1,099
208 Trevor +6 1,097
209 Warren -26 1,097
210 Geoffrey -8 1,056
211 Wade -5 1,054
212 Raul -1 1,051
213 Bernard -8 1,048
214 Fred -20 1,040
215 Lamont +136 1,039
216 Dana -3 1,031
217 Marlon +60 1,028
218 Leon +9 1,026
219 Jaime +10 1,007
220 Ramon +17 1,003
221 Zachary +68 1,003
222 Francis -21 990
223 Don -8 977
224 Gilbert -2 963
225 Angel +11 956
226 Shaun -10 950
227 Byron -10 946
228 Fredrick +4 944
229 Roderick -4 941
230 Clayton +9 931
231 Franklin -22 928
232 Rafael +26 928
233 Leroy +1 917
234 Stacy -3 914
235 Clint +58 910
236 Joey -17 909
237 Mathew +9 909
238 Darryl -17 903
239 Javier +1 898
240 Cedric +19 895
241 Toby -11 890
242 Alvin -14 884
243 Kelvin +9 883
244 Seth +27 870
245 Vernon -2 865
246 Donnie +5 861
247 Darrin -50 860
248 Pedro 0 842
249 Leslie -11 838
250 Tyler +36 834
251 Isaac +37 807
252 Herbert -11 805
253 Lewis -8 804
254 Kent -19 788
255 Fernando +9 786
256 Armando +12 775
257 Dwight -8 774
258 Andy +4 770
259 Rene +20 765
260 Scotty -50 758
261 Jessie +17 755
262 Lloyd -20 752
263 Erick +13 748
264 Gene -11 743
265 Kerry -11 736
266 Tim -40 733
267 Guy -10 728
268 Marco +12 724
269 Gordon -22 719
270 Bryant +17 716
271 Kristopher +104 713
272 Trent -9 711
273 Eduardo +12 709
274 Jim -30 709
275 Ross -14 709
276 Alejandro +16 701
277 Ivan +14 693
278 Johnnie -8 693
279 Bill -24 687
280 Rick -20 684
281 Alberto +16 676
282 Dan -32 676
283 Jackie 0 675
284 Jimmie -9 666
285 Ted -18 666
286 Johnathan +37 656
287 Marshall +8 645
288 Omar +55 645
289 Sergio +30 642
290 Charlie 0 640
291 Edgar +5 633
292 Bret -8 630
293 Orlando +1 630
294 Gregg -20 628
295 Allan -23 626
296 Damian +119 625
297 Julian +6 625
298 Clifton +6 623
299 Nelson -26 622
300 Spencer +9 621
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
201 Ruth -10 1,384
202 Catina 1,370
203 Betty -28 1,367
204 Tammie -15 1,361
205 Claudia +33 1,360
206 Joyce -24 1,352
207 Joanne -19 1,345
208 Peggy -25 1,345
209 Shirley -16 1,336
210 Ginger -23 1,317
211 Rose -1 1,309
212 Jean -39 1,300
213 Hope -8 1,294
214 Rosa +8 1,286
215 Tami -8 1,286
216 Frances -8 1,280
217 Tonia -5 1,280
218 Dorothy -28 1,278
219 Kimberley -27 1,271
220 Judith -14 1,264
221 Gretchen +3 1,260
222 Judy -26 1,259
223 Kellie -12 1,254
224 Candace +2 1,253
225 Helen -16 1,245
226 Molly +21 1,235
227 Kelley +6 1,217
228 Marsha -1 1,213
229 Leigh -16 1,211
230 Rita -14 1,201
231 Alice -33 1,199
232 Latonya +26 1,196
233 Sonja +15 1,192
234 Ashley +21 1,176
235 Bobbie +7 1,174
236 Ellen -18 1,174
237 Maureen -33 1,172
238 Jane -10 1,161
239 Norma -16 1,149
240 Tasha +42 1,138
241 Juanita -10 1,135
242 Melody +2 1,123
243 Vickie -18 1,122
244 Karla -29 1,121
245 Christa -8 1,120
246 Keri +33 1,115
247 Joann -27 1,103
248 Dina +6 1,096
249 Ana +21 1,085
250 Billie +12 1,077
251 Caroline -10 1,071
252 Elaine -18 1,065
253 Evelyn -21 1,062
254 Staci -4 1,062
255 Sandy +12 1,055
256 Leticia +18 1,053
257 Loretta -27 1,049
258 Rochelle -1 1,049
259 Jackie -20 1,026
260 Angie -24 1,017
261 Raquel -16 1,013
262 Lauren -1 1,007
263 Candice -3 1,002
264 Teri 0 1,002
265 Cheri 0 996
266 Marcia -23 996
267 Gail -18 989
268 Lynette 0 984
269 Rachael +43 979
270 Roberta -17 976
271 Dena -19 972
272 Stefanie +26 970
273 Sheryl -27 954
274 Jeanne -39 943
275 Adrienne +12 942
276 Ronda -25 939
277 Jodie -1 935
278 Eileen -3 920
279 Audrey -20 918
280 Christi +23 917
281 Marcy -25 917
282 Jenifer +51 913
283 Sally -12 913
284 Rachelle +1 898
285 Kirsten +11 896
286 Lora -17 890
287 Eva +2 888
288 Roxanne -10 884
289 Gwendolyn -23 869
290 Jennie +34 864
291 Jana +1 862
292 Mindy -8 862
293 Marilyn -53 860
294 Candy +24 857
295 Deana -14 855
296 Tabitha -1 831
297 Lara -24 830
298 Shari -15 823
299 Cherie +11 822
300 Ericka 0 806