Most Popular Baby Names of 1979

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
101 Seth +4 2,840
102 Luis +8 2,754
103 Mario +11 2,703
104 Tony -7 2,644
105 Victor -2 2,637
106 Bobby +3 2,586
107 Ian +11 2,554
108 Lucas +28 2,542
109 Vincent -3 2,518
110 Luke +29 2,472
111 Johnny -10 2,446
112 Adrian -1 2,364
113 Jesus +11 2,362
114 Kristopher -10 2,352
115 Brad +8 2,336
116 Alan +6 2,327
117 Jon -9 2,301
118 Rodney -16 2,300
119 Christian -4 2,268
120 Marc -13 2,267
121 Danny -5 2,261
122 Lawrence -9 2,259
123 Jimmy -6 2,234
124 Ricky +6 2,226
125 Willie -4 2,154
126 Jay -7 2,150
127 Micheal -2 2,136
128 Walter +3 2,119
129 Lee +4 2,080
130 Ricardo +10 2,075
131 Tyler +18 2,045
132 Roger -12 2,026
133 Martin -7 2,018
134 Jorge +19 2,017
135 Randall -1 2,015
136 Joe -8 1,964
137 Miguel +8 1,959
138 Henry -11 1,943
139 Allen +5 1,942
140 Manuel +3 1,909
141 Andre -12 1,882
142 Lance -7 1,871
143 Gerald -6 1,865
144 Arthur -3 1,863
145 Albert +1 1,858
146 Clinton +2 1,855
147 Cody +5 1,853
148 Louis +2 1,838
149 Wayne -11 1,832
150 Roy -3 1,752
151 Isaac +16 1,734
152 Bruce -1 1,713
153 Trevor +16 1,700
154 Francisco 0 1,693
155 Roberto 0 1,657
156 Reginald +4 1,656
157 Alex +7 1,651
158 Shannon -16 1,640
159 Frederick -1 1,636
160 Maurice -3 1,591
161 Jack -5 1,586
162 Darrell +3 1,527
163 Ronnie 0 1,520
164 Darren +2 1,505
165 Neil -6 1,487
166 Damon -34 1,447
167 Hector +24 1,422
168 Jordan +51 1,406
169 Evan +28 1,405
170 Barry -8 1,401
171 Ernest 0 1,400
172 Ruben 0 1,397
173 Omar +8 1,378
174 Mitchell +11 1,369
175 Eddie -5 1,364
176 Tyrone -8 1,364
177 Jerome -4 1,360
178 Jaime +6 1,357
179 Terrance +4 1,348
180 Jermaine +8 1,339
181 Calvin +6 1,337
182 Eugene -7 1,331
183 Damien -22 1,320
184 Oscar -5 1,312
185 Angel +4 1,307
186 Edwin +8 1,283
187 Dale -11 1,280
188 Tommy -11 1,277
189 Chris -15 1,265
190 Leonard -12 1,264
191 Geoffrey -5 1,262
192 Mathew -10 1,257
193 Steve 0 1,256
194 Kurt +14 1,250
195 Harold -5 1,248
196 Marvin 0 1,244
197 Alejandro +5 1,238
198 Theodore -3 1,236
199 Clayton +4 1,209
200 Garrett +51 1,207
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
101 Renee -2 2,977
102 Alison +21 2,936
103 Nichole +13 2,906
104 Tamara +1 2,885
105 Michele -19 2,877
106 Sabrina -15 2,868
107 Nancy -10 2,863
108 Margaret +2 2,829
109 Kristi -11 2,798
110 Natasha +4 2,794
111 Diana -9 2,778
112 Brenda -9 2,771
113 Lindsey +40 2,760
114 Linda -14 2,740
115 Anne +4 2,733
116 Mandy -20 2,722
117 Sharon -11 2,691
118 Beth -11 2,687
119 Victoria +2 2,674
120 Jenny -9 2,628
121 Meghan +43 2,571
122 Julia -10 2,569
123 Barbara -10 2,491
124 Jaclyn +7 2,302
125 Kara +2 2,302
126 Ann -1 2,266
127 Suzanne -10 2,243
128 Candice +40 2,227
129 Kelli -5 2,217
130 Krista +26 2,214
131 Donna -11 2,198
132 Deborah -14 2,181
133 Colleen 0 2,134
134 Regina -5 2,119
135 Bethany +20 2,093
136 Cindy -2 2,086
137 Kendra +8 2,069
138 Carolyn -8 2,056
139 Molly +3 2,024
140 Monique +32 1,978
141 Jodi -13 1,976
142 Carla -10 1,971
143 Meredith +3 1,962
144 Casey +29 1,957
145 Deanna -9 1,950
146 Cassandra +6 1,945
147 Yolanda -9 1,935
148 Latoya -13 1,880
149 Marie -1 1,879
150 Summer -7 1,861
151 Rachael +11 1,853
152 Felicia -12 1,852
153 Kari -16 1,852
154 Joy -15 1,820
155 Tabitha -29 1,818
156 Aimee -12 1,813
157 Shanna -8 1,794
158 Adrienne -1 1,781
159 Trisha +12 1,776
160 Janet -1 1,744
161 Bridget +2 1,734
162 Alisha +26 1,721
163 Rhonda -3 1,716
164 Angel -23 1,696
165 Paula -14 1,694
166 Debra -19 1,691
167 Latasha +18 1,686
168 Brianne +593 1,662
169 Virginia -4 1,658
170 Desiree -16 1,635
171 Bonnie +56 1,626
172 Carmen +10 1,610
173 Miranda +10 1,594
174 Candace +22 1,593
175 Sherry -25 1,589
176 Laurie -7 1,581
177 Shawna -16 1,548
178 Rebekah +15 1,519
179 Jillian +15 1,508
180 Autumn +21 1,499
181 Christie -7 1,458
182 Shelly -7 1,458
183 Kristine -25 1,455
184 Ebony +14 1,445
185 Martha -9 1,442
186 Janelle 0 1,415
187 Tamika -21 1,414
188 Kristie -21 1,407
189 Shauna +13 1,401
190 Tasha +45 1,401
191 Toni -13 1,398
192 Robyn -5 1,397
193 Joanna -3 1,389
194 Marissa +25 1,387
195 Sheila -11 1,369
196 Angie +13 1,366
197 Melody -2 1,364
198 Caroline +2 1,352
199 Diane -18 1,331
200 Kellie -20 1,326