Top 100 US Male names in 1972

The list of Most Popular male names in USA in 1972 with their respective percentage. Choose boy name from popular names trending in America in 1972. Also see our 1972 list of top girl names.
Rank Name Occ.
(%in 1972)
Change
1. Michael 71425 (4.429%) -
2. Christopher 52192 (3.237%) +4
3. James 47088 (2.920%) -1
4. David 46383 (2.876%) -1
5. John 43185 (2.678%) -1

6. Robert 43033 (2.669%) -1
7. Jason 37446 (2.322%) +1
8. Brian 36325 (2.253%) +1
9. William 30531 (1.893%) -2
10. Matthew 22947 (1.423%) +9
11. Scott 22865 (1.418%) -1
12. Joseph 22471 (1.394%) +3
13. Kevin 22369 (1.387%) +1
14. Richard 22321 (1.384%) -3
15. Daniel 22112 (1.371%) +5
16. Eric 22043 (1.367%) +2
17. Jeffrey 21687 (1.345%) -5
18. Mark 21508 (1.334%) -5
19. Steven 19861 (1.232%) -3
20. Thomas 19575 (1.214%) -3
21. Timothy 17612 (1.092%) -
22. Anthony 17460 (1.083%) +1
23. Charles 16984 (1.053%) -1
24. Paul 14567 (0.903%) -
25. Chad 13402 (0.831%) +4
26. Gregory 13068 (0.810%) -
27. Kenneth 12336 (0.765%) -2
28. Shawn 11288 (0.700%) -
29. Stephen 11046 (0.685%) -2
30. Andrew 10130 (0.628%) +3
31. Todd 9986 (0.619%) -1
32. Ronald 9509 (0.590%) -1
33. Sean 9454 (0.586%) +3
34. Edward 9304 (0.577%) -2
35. Patrick 9280 (0.575%) -
36. Donald 9268 (0.575%) -2
37. Jonathan 9223 (0.572%) +3
38. Keith 9157 (0.568%) -1
39. Ryan 8902 (0.552%) +12
40. Aaron 7864 (0.488%) +1
41. Gary 7767 (0.482%) -3
42. Jeremy 7404 (0.459%) +3
43. Douglas 7395 (0.459%) -4
44. George 7164 (0.444%) -2
45. Bryan 7040 (0.437%) +3
46. Craig 6730 (0.417%) -3
47. Larry 6610 (0.410%) -3
48. Peter 6479 (0.402%) -1
49. Troy 6351 (0.394%) -3
50. Jose 5937 (0.368%) +5
51. Adam 5748 (0.356%) +6
52. Dennis 5609 (0.348%) -3
53. Jerry 5600 (0.347%) -3
54. Raymond 5446 (0.338%) -2
55. Shane 5242 (0.325%) +5
56. Frank 5172 (0.321%) -2
57. Travis 5142 (0.319%) +4
58. Jeffery 5069 (0.314%) -5
59. Joshua 5041 (0.313%) +20
60. Justin 4973 (0.308%) +42
61. Bradley 4835 (0.300%) -3
62. Terry 4771 (0.296%) -6
63. Brandon 4633 (0.287%) +31
64. Benjamin 4506 (0.279%) +5
65. Rodney 4367 (0.271%) -6
66. Samuel 4215 (0.261%) -
67. Derek 4146 (0.257%) -4
68. Tony 3998 (0.248%) -6
69. Russell 3784 (0.235%) -5
70. Randy 3737 (0.232%) -3
71. Marcus 3688 (0.229%) -6
72. Jamie 3679 (0.228%) +23
73. Juan 3674 (0.228%) +7
74. Johnny 3567 (0.221%) -
75. Roger 3538 (0.219%) -4
76. Brent 3534 (0.219%) -3
77. Phillip 3533 (0.219%) -1
78. Joel 3530 (0.219%) +7
79. Nathan 3521 (0.218%) +24
80. Brett 3513 (0.218%) +10
81. Chris 3480 (0.216%) -13
82. Billy 3469 (0.215%) -7
83. Marc 3465 (0.215%) -13
84. Carlos 3436 (0.213%) +4
85. Carl 3409 (0.211%) -13
86. Erik 3400 (0.211%) +10
87. Danny 3306 (0.205%) -6
88. Jesse 3230 (0.200%) +18
89. Jon 3222 (0.200%) -11
90. Bobby 3178 (0.197%) -11

91. Derrick 3088 (0.192%) -8
92. Curtis 3078 (0.191%) -5
93. Antonio 3018 (0.187%) +17
94. Shannon 3014 (0.187%) +11
95. Corey 2993 (0.186%) -18
96. Christian 2963 (0.184%) +25
97. Jimmy 2931 (0.182%) -5
98. Walter 2914 (0.181%) -9
99. Nicholas 2846 (0.176%) +23
100. Lawrence 2826 (0.175%) -16
Popular US Boy Names in 1973 Popular Male Names in 1971 in US
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