Most Popular Baby Names of 1978

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
101 Johnny -8 2,560
102 Rodney -6 2,556
103 Victor +1 2,550
104 Kristopher +9 2,523
105 Seth +14 2,503
106 Vincent +4 2,503
107 Marc -6 2,477
108 Jon +10 2,411
109 Bobby -4 2,399
110 Luis -2 2,398
111 Adrian +10 2,309
112 Brett -3 2,305
113 Lawrence +2 2,246
114 Mario +15 2,227
115 Christian +1 2,211
116 Danny -5 2,204
117 Jimmy -19 2,169
118 Ian -1 2,167
119 Jay +11 2,149
120 Roger -6 2,142
121 Willie +3 2,133
122 Alan +4 2,118
123 Brad -17 2,109
124 Jesus +8 2,072
125 Micheal -3 2,059
126 Martin -1 2,051
127 Henry 0 2,042
128 Joe 0 2,034
129 Andre +6 2,033
130 Ricky +6 2,017
131 Walter -8 1,989
132 Damon -20 1,983
133 Lee 0 1,980
134 Randall +6 1,974
135 Lance +4 1,972
136 Lucas +69 1,947
137 Gerald -6 1,891
138 Wayne 0 1,887
139 Luke +51 1,885
140 Ricardo +7 1,882
141 Arthur -7 1,874
142 Shannon -22 1,849
143 Manuel +3 1,845
144 Allen 0 1,829
145 Miguel 0 1,825
146 Albert -9 1,805
147 Roy -6 1,800
148 Clinton -6 1,765
149 Tyler +14 1,759
150 Louis -7 1,755
151 Bruce -3 1,701
152 Cody +32 1,684
153 Jorge +1 1,632
154 Francisco +5 1,607
155 Roberto -3 1,605
156 Jack -7 1,579
157 Maurice +10 1,571
158 Frederick -7 1,532
159 Neil +10 1,530
160 Reginald -3 1,515
161 Damien +85 1,507
162 Barry +3 1,500
163 Ronnie -7 1,475
164 Alex -11 1,472
165 Darrell -15 1,466
166 Darren -8 1,456
167 Isaac +18 1,452
168 Tyrone -13 1,434
169 Trevor -1 1,407
170 Eddie +1 1,382
171 Ernest -10 1,380
172 Ruben +2 1,379
173 Jerome 0 1,371
174 Chris -14 1,337
175 Eugene -5 1,329
176 Dale 0 1,324
177 Tommy 0 1,320
178 Leonard 0 1,314
179 Oscar +3 1,311
180 Kelly -18 1,308
181 Omar +13 1,292
182 Mathew +9 1,284
183 Terrance +9 1,282
184 Jaime -9 1,277
185 Mitchell -4 1,273
186 Geoffrey 0 1,272
187 Calvin -7 1,261
188 Jermaine -16 1,254
189 Angel -1 1,247
190 Harold -24 1,243
191 Hector +9 1,242
192 Dwayne -28 1,238
193 Steve -10 1,238
194 Edwin -15 1,231
195 Theodore -2 1,214
196 Marvin 0 1,200
197 Evan +23 1,161
198 Melvin +1 1,161
199 Javier +5 1,158
200 Glenn -11 1,121
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
101 Theresa -3 2,922
102 Diana -2 2,884
103 Brenda -12 2,870
104 Erika -1 2,825
105 Tamara -12 2,799
106 Sharon -11 2,756
107 Beth -10 2,743
108 Leah +4 2,712
109 Pamela -7 2,691
110 Margaret +1 2,634
111 Jenny -3 2,619
112 Julia +29 2,592
113 Barbara -12 2,578
114 Natasha +2 2,556
115 Brooke +35 2,532
116 Nichole +27 2,510
117 Suzanne +5 2,508
118 Deborah -9 2,479
119 Anne +4 2,469
120 Donna -7 2,462
121 Victoria -14 2,451
122 Katrina +4 2,441
123 Alison -2 2,433
124 Kelli -7 2,327
125 Ann -7 2,318
126 Tabitha +69 2,310
127 Kara -7 2,291
128 Jodi -23 2,266
129 Regina -5 2,187
130 Carolyn -1 2,175
131 Jaclyn +17 2,129
132 Carla +5 2,100
133 Colleen +12 2,057
134 Cindy -2 2,044
135 Latoya -10 2,038
136 Deanna +2 2,031
137 Kari -7 1,968
138 Yolanda -3 1,951
139 Joy -3 1,947
140 Felicia -12 1,939
141 Angel -8 1,935
142 Molly 0 1,933
143 Summer -24 1,917
144 Aimee -17 1,905
145 Kendra +7 1,904
146 Meredith +7 1,881
147 Debra -1 1,874
148 Marie +1 1,861
149 Shanna +19 1,844
150 Sherry -10 1,829
151 Paula -7 1,827
152 Cassandra +8 1,813
153 Lindsey +41 1,813
154 Desiree +98 1,809
155 Bethany +21 1,766
156 Krista -1 1,734
157 Adrienne +2 1,732
158 Kristine +15 1,732
159 Janet -12 1,730
160 Rhonda -29 1,725
161 Shawna -22 1,703
162 Rachael +23 1,695
163 Bridget +2 1,685
164 Meghan +52 1,680
165 Virginia +4 1,653
166 Tamika -8 1,635
167 Kristie -10 1,618
168 Candice +35 1,614
169 Laurie -15 1,614
170 Mindy +35 1,597
171 Trisha -9 1,582
172 Monique -11 1,573
173 Casey +88 1,535
174 Christie -18 1,534
175 Shelly -24 1,501
176 Martha -5 1,484
177 Stacie +9 1,465
178 Toni -6 1,457
179 Tracey +1 1,450
180 Kellie +2 1,446
181 Diane -17 1,432
182 Carmen -16 1,428
183 Miranda +39 1,415
184 Sheila -21 1,413
185 Latasha -15 1,397
186 Janelle +46 1,384
187 Robyn -8 1,378
188 Alisha +13 1,377
189 Kelley -8 1,363
190 Joanna -16 1,348
191 Cara -2 1,346
192 Shana -8 1,345
193 Rebekah +7 1,343
194 Jillian +42 1,341
195 Melody +1 1,330
196 Candace +21 1,327
197 Keri -10 1,323
198 Ebony +15 1,318
199 Olivia +26 1,309
200 Caroline +9 1,308