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What were popular baby names in the 1970s?

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Updated February 15, 2011

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Question: What were popular baby names in the 1970s?
Answer: You can see a list of the twenty most popular baby names for girl names and boy names here:

Boy Baby Names

  1. Michael
  2. Christopher
  3. Jason
  4. David
  5. James
  6. John
  7. Robert
  8. Brian
  9. William
  10. Matthew
  11. Joseph
  12. Daniel
  13. Kevin
  14. Eric
  15. Jeffrey
  16. Richard
  17. Scott
  18. Mark
  19. Steven
  20. Thomas

Girl Baby Names

  1. Jennifer
  2. Amy
  3. Melissa
  4. Michelle
  5. Kimberly
  6. Lisa
  7. Angela
  8. Heather
  9. Stephanie
  10. Nicole
  11. Jessica
  12. Elizabeth
  13. Rebecca
  14. Kelly
  15. Mary
  16. Christina
  17. Amanda
  18. Julie
  19. Sarah
  20. Laura

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