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Top 100 US Female names in 1979

The list of Most Popular female names in USA in 1979 with their respective percentage. Choose girl name from popular names trending in America in 1979. Also see our 1979 list of top boy names.
Rank Name Occ.
(%in 1979)
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1. Jennifer 56720 (3.292%) -
2. Melissa 34050 (1.976%) -
3. Amanda 31927 (1.853%) +3
4. Jessica 27777 (1.612%) -1
5. Amy 21613 (1.254%) -1

6. Sarah 21017 (1.220%) +2
7. Heather 20840 (1.209%) -2
8. Angela 20258 (1.176%) -1
9. Nicole 19509 (1.132%) +1
10. Michelle 19267 (1.118%) -1
11. Elizabeth 18076 (1.049%) +3
12. Kimberly 17637 (1.024%) +1
13. Lisa 17285 (1.003%) -2
14. Christina 16460 (0.955%) +1
15. Stephanie 16204 (0.940%) +1
16. Kelly 15299 (0.888%) -4
17. Rebecca 14548 (0.844%) -
18. Crystal 13466 (0.782%) -
19. Jamie 12156 (0.705%) +1
20. Laura 11885 (0.690%) -1
21. Erin 11254 (0.653%) -
22. Amber 11080 (0.643%) +8
23. April 10902 (0.633%) +4
24. Mary 10555 (0.613%) -
25. Shannon 10366 (0.602%) -3
26. Andrea 10335 (0.600%) -3
27. Rachel 10233 (0.594%) -2
28. Tiffany 9611 (0.558%) +4
29. Julie 9253 (0.537%) -3
30. Sara 8656 (0.502%) -2
31. Megan 8292 (0.481%) +10
32. Erica 8180 (0.475%) +2
33. Danielle 7979 (0.463%) -2
34. Emily 7976 (0.463%) -1
35. Christine 7689 (0.446%) -6
36. Katherine 7470 (0.434%) +2
37. Maria 7325 (0.425%) -1
38. Tara 6809 (0.395%) +2
39. Brandy 6774 (0.393%) -2
40. Monica 6586 (0.382%) +2
41. Carrie 6357 (0.369%) -6
42. Misty 5786 (0.336%) +1
43. Stacy 5709 (0.331%) +1
44. Patricia 5651 (0.328%) +4
45. Lauren 5625 (0.326%) +35
46. Karen 5602 (0.325%) -7
47. Alicia 5547 (0.322%) +11
48. Holly 5487 (0.318%) +7
49. Tracy 5389 (0.313%) -2
50. Kathryn 5312 (0.308%) +7
51. Susan 5199 (0.302%) -2
52. Jill 5195 (0.301%) -6
53. Melanie 5022 (0.291%) +1
54. Dana 4949 (0.287%) +16
55. Cynthia 4934 (0.286%) -5
56. Kristy 4879 (0.283%) -5

57. Dawn 4725 (0.274%) -5
58. Tina 4676 (0.271%) -13
59. Anna 4664 (0.271%) +7
60. Stacey 4614 (0.268%) -7
61. Brandi 4607 (0.267%) -
62. Kristen 4572 (0.265%) -
63. Katie 4511 (0.262%) +27
64. Wendy 4499 (0.261%) -8
65. Leslie 4498 (0.261%) -2
66. Samantha 4460 (0.259%) +8
67. Ashley 4450 (0.258%) +20
68. Natalie 4442 (0.258%) -3
69. Lori 4434 (0.257%) -9
70. Allison 4409 (0.256%) +5
71. Courtney 4324 (0.251%) -3
72. Christy 4285 (0.249%) -13
73. Kristin 4264 (0.247%) +5
74. Kristina 4131 (0.240%) -10
75. Vanessa 4101 (0.238%) +1
76. Veronica 4064 (0.236%) -3
77. Sandra 3995 (0.232%) -8
78. Catherine 3877 (0.225%) -6
79. Tammy 3758 (0.218%) -12
80. Jacqueline 3741 (0.217%) +2
81. Mindy 3711 (0.215%) +87
82. Melinda 3706 (0.215%) +2
83. Heidi 3671 (0.213%) -
84. Kathleen 3644 (0.211%) -5
85. Brooke 3512 (0.204%) +30
86. Tonya 3495 (0.203%) -9
87. Teresa 3480 (0.202%) +1
88. Lindsay 3466 (0.201%) +7
89. Valerie 3407 (0.198%) +3
90. Pamela 3365 (0.195%) +19

91. Erika 3317 (0.193%) +13
92. Denise 3266 (0.190%) -7
93. Tanya 3224 (0.187%) -12
94. Cheryl 3210 (0.186%) -
95. Robin 3208 (0.186%) -6
96. Gina 3114 (0.181%) -3
97. Jaime 3086 (0.179%) -26
98. Leah 3078 (0.179%) +10
99. Katrina 3000 (0.174%) +23
100. Theresa 2995 (0.174%) +1
Popular US Girl Names in 1980 Popular Girl Names in 1978 in US
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