The Top 5 Most Popular Baby Names in 1970 (US)

  Rank Male Name Number of Babies Female Name Number of Babies
1 Name: Michael 85,210 Jennifer 46,118
2 Name: James 61,692 Lisa 38,933
3 Name: David 61,683 Kimberly 34,108
4 Name: John 58,427 Michelle 34,031
5 Name: Robert 57,130 Amy 25,205
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  1. Michael & Jennifer were the most popular baby names for all of the 1970s.
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Sources:  Social Security Online

List Notes: All names are from the top 1000 Social Security card applications for births that occurred in the United States (Please see limitations of such data at: http://www.ssa.gov/OACT/babynames/background.html)
Most Popular Baby Names in 1970 (US)

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