100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1974

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Michael 0 67,554
2 Jason +1 54,761
3 Christopher -1 48,601
4 David +1 41,781
5 James -1 41,357
6 John 0 37,640
7 Robert 0 37,032
8 Brian 0 34,463
9 Matthew +1 27,206
10 William -1 26,981
11 Daniel 0 23,836
12 Joseph 0 21,836
13 Eric 0 20,187
14 Kevin 0 19,463
15 Jeffrey +2 19,327
16 Mark -1 18,899
17 Richard -1 18,643
18 Scott 0 18,037
19 Steven +1 17,666
20 Thomas -1 17,282
21 Anthony 0 16,377
22 Timothy 0 15,897
23 Charles 0 15,152
24 Jeremy +9 13,294
25 Ryan +5 13,184
26 Chad -1 12,795
27 Paul -3 12,320
28 Andrew +1 11,781
29 Joshua +13 11,603
30 Shawn -3 11,443
31 Gregory -5 10,832
32 Aaron +2 10,506
33 Jonathan -2 10,229
34 Kenneth -6 10,146
35 Stephen -3 10,101
36 Adam +9 8,429
37 Sean -1 8,292
38 Patrick -1 8,135
39 Todd -4 7,852
40 Edward -2 7,821
41 Donald -2 7,759
42 Ronald -2 7,667
43 Justin +8 7,436
44 Keith -3 7,392
45 Bryan -2 7,232
46 Benjamin +9 7,184
47 Jose +2 6,710
48 Gary -4 6,441
49 George -2 6,283
50 Peter +2 5,947
51 Brandon +7 5,860
52 Douglas -6 5,848
53 Nathan +10 5,847
54 Travis -1 5,698
55 Larry -5 5,689
56 Shane -2 5,652
57 Craig -9 5,540
58 Bradley +4 5,180
59 Dennis -3 4,874
60 Samuel +6 4,670
61 Jerry -4 4,653
62 Raymond -2 4,582
63 Troy -4 4,566
64 Juan +3 4,426
65 Jeffery -1 4,366
66 Frank -5 4,358
67 Jesse +8 4,105
68 Jamie +2 4,088
69 Terry -4 4,023
70 Phillip +1 3,932
71 Carlos +3 3,869
72 Rodney -4 3,849
73 Marcus -1 3,803
74 Derek -5 3,641
75 Joel -2 3,488
76 Brent +4 3,414
77 Corey +12 3,382
78 Billy -2 3,366
79 Randy 0 3,350
80 Tony -2 3,217
81 Nicholas +3 3,214
82 Russell -5 3,178
83 Antonio +9 3,171
84 Johnny -2 3,171
85 Marc -4 3,108
86 Philip +5 2,966
87 Derrick 0 2,956
88 Jacob +34 2,950
89 Carl +1 2,897
90 Erik -4 2,887
91 Danny -8 2,861
92 Bobby +1 2,789
93 Roger -8 2,758
94 Jon 0 2,749
95 Brett -7 2,678
96 Victor +7 2,625
97 Kyle +13 2,599
98 Curtis 0 2,590
99 Jimmy -4 2,565
100 Lawrence +4 2,544
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Jennifer 0 63,098
2 Amy 0 29,564
3 Michelle 0 25,825
4 Heather +4 23,187
5 Angela +2 22,795
6 Kimberly -2 22,421
7 Melissa -1 22,165
8 Lisa -3 19,772
9 Stephanie 0 16,985
10 Rebecca 0 15,167
11 Nicole 0 13,107
12 Elizabeth +1 12,261
13 Mary +1 11,751
14 Julie -2 11,364
15 Christina +1 10,850
16 Kelly +2 10,845
17 Jessica +17 10,652
18 Shannon +4 10,606
19 Christine -2 9,897
20 Sarah +15 9,783
21 Laura -2 9,715
22 Dawn -1 9,419
23 Tracy -3 9,286
24 Tammy -9 9,243
25 Tina -1 8,665
26 Karen -3 8,648
27 Susan -2 8,477
28 April +5 8,452
29 Patricia -2 8,036
30 Lori -2 7,964
31 Maria 0 7,762
32 Wendy -3 7,565
33 Cynthia -7 7,552
34 Andrea -4 7,482
35 Amanda +16 7,475
36 Rachel +6 7,394
37 Tonya -1 6,877
38 Stacy -6 6,741
39 Tara -2 6,656
40 Danielle +9 6,628
41 Tiffany +11 6,474
42 Carrie +4 6,433
43 Monica -3 6,282
44 Sandra -5 6,272
45 Kristen +13 6,052
46 Tanya +4 5,994
47 Erin +32 5,871
48 Stacey -7 5,803
49 Crystal -1 5,618
50 Michele -6 5,586
51 Melanie -8 5,482
52 Denise -14 5,396
53 Teresa -8 5,396
54 Pamela -7 5,276
55 Dana +4 5,159
56 Holly -2 5,139
57 Christy +16 5,065
58 Jill +4 5,056
59 Brenda -6 4,826
60 Heidi +5 4,690
61 Sara +28 4,648
62 Katherine +2 4,530
63 Tamara +3 4,525
64 Robin -4 4,524
65 Leslie +11 4,461
66 Misty +24 4,435
67 Donna -12 4,357
68 Deborah -12 4,350
69 Emily +30 4,329
70 Sharon -13 4,279
71 Veronica 0 4,226
72 Kristin +6 4,219
73 Catherine -6 4,183
74 Erica +7 4,124
75 Linda -14 4,092
76 Kathleen -8 3,959
77 Barbara -14 3,913
78 Nancy -1 3,896
79 Theresa -10 3,857
80 Brandy +2 3,832
81 Melinda -9 3,751
82 Anna +6 3,608
83 Jacqueline +4 3,575
84 Gina -1 3,560
85 Renee -5 3,528
86 Rhonda -16 3,523
87 Diana -2 3,513
88 Cheryl -14 3,499
89 Sherry -14 3,434
90 Alicia +1 3,433
91 Jodi +9 3,306
92 Amber +38 3,274
93 Valerie +3 3,182
94 Debra -10 3,137
95 Margaret -1 3,093
96 Paula -10 3,058
97 Jamie +6 3,023
98 Kathryn +9 2,992
99 Allison +6 2,957
100 Ann -7 2,929