Top 100 US Male names in 1978

The list of Most Popular male names in USA in 1978 with their respective percentage. Choose boy name from popular names trending in America in 1978. Also see our 1978 list of top girl names.
Rank Name Occ.
(%in 1978)
Change
1. Michael 67154 (4.085%) -
2. Jason 51619 (3.140%) -
3. Christopher 47251 (2.875%) -
4. David 40699 (2.476%) -
5. James 39912 (2.428%) -

6. Matthew 34312 (2.087%) +3
7. John 34032 (2.070%) -1
8. Robert 33389 (2.031%) -1
9. Brian 29455 (1.792%) -1
10. Joseph 26673 (1.623%) -
11. Daniel 26443 (1.609%) -
12. Joshua 25211 (1.534%) +2
13. William 24187 (1.471%) -1
14. Ryan 21340 (1.298%) +2
15. Kevin 20113 (1.224%) -2
16. Eric 19776 (1.203%) +1
17. Timothy 19609 (1.193%) +1
18. Jeremy 19514 (1.187%) -3
19. Jeffrey 17001 (1.034%) -
20. Anthony 16814 (1.023%) +1
21. Andrew 16743 (1.019%) +3
22. Richard 16730 (1.018%) -2
23. Thomas 16492 (1.003%) -1
24. Steven 16406 (0.998%) -1
25. Nicholas 16359 (0.995%) +26
26. Mark 14868 (0.905%) -1
27. Charles 14851 (0.903%) -1
28. Justin 14193 (0.863%) +2
29. Adam 13919 (0.847%) +4
30. Scott 13543 (0.824%) -3
31. Jonathan 12521 (0.762%) -3
32. Aaron 12316 (0.749%) -
33. Paul 11737 (0.714%) -2
34. Benjamin 11413 (0.694%) -5
35. Chad 10116 (0.615%) -1
36. Nathan 9893 (0.602%) -
37. Stephen 9862 (0.600%) +1
38. Gregory 9350 (0.569%) -3
39. Shawn 9286 (0.565%) -2
40. Brandon 9251 (0.563%) +1
41. Kenneth 9021 (0.549%) -2
42. Patrick 8846 (0.538%) -2
43. Bryan 7293 (0.444%) -1
44. Jose 7145 (0.435%) +1
45. Sean 7069 (0.430%) -2
46. Travis 6953 (0.423%) -2
47. Edward 6481 (0.394%) -
48. Donald 6426 (0.391%) -2
49. Keith 6173 (0.376%) -1
50. Jacob 6162 (0.375%) +6
51. Jesse 6108 (0.372%) +3
52. Shaun 6105 (0.371%) +51
53. Bradley 6099 (0.371%) -4
54. Peter 5882 (0.358%) +1
55. Ronald 5755 (0.350%) -2
56. Todd 5503 (0.335%) -6

57. Samuel 5394 (0.328%) +3
58. George 5293 (0.322%) -1
59. Douglas 5154 (0.314%) -
60. Gary 5115 (0.311%) -2
61. Corey 4939 (0.300%) -9
62. Juan 4832 (0.294%) +2
63. Kyle 4518 (0.275%) +16
64. Larry 4514 (0.275%) -2
65. Shane 4482 (0.273%) -4
66. Craig 4477 (0.272%) -3
67. Phillip 4363 (0.265%) +3
68. Dustin 4177 (0.254%) +13
69. Raymond 4135 (0.252%) -4
70. Marcus 4004 (0.244%) +2
71. Dennis 3861 (0.235%) -3
72. Jared 3848 (0.234%) +4
73. Cory 3846 (0.234%) -6
74. Joel 3810 (0.232%) -1
75. Derek 3803 (0.231%) +7
76. Derrick 3788 (0.230%) +4
77. Frank 3773 (0.230%) -6
78. Carlos 3726 (0.227%) -4
79. Antonio 3679 (0.224%) -2
80. Jeffery 3541 (0.215%) -2
81. Jeremiah 3442 (0.209%) -12
82. Jerry 3430 (0.209%) -7
83. Wesley 3310 (0.201%) -17
84. Philip 3301 (0.201%) +6
85. Erik 3263 (0.199%) +9
86. Randy 3217 (0.196%) -
87. Brent 3181 (0.194%) -2
88. Troy 3156 (0.192%) -
89. Zachary 3135 (0.191%) +6
90. Gabriel 3131 (0.190%) -3

91. Terry 3086 (0.188%) -7
92. Casey 3007 (0.183%) +10
93. Russell 2984 (0.182%) -4
94. Nathaniel 2927 (0.178%) +13
95. Jamie 2865 (0.174%) -12
96. Curtis 2825 (0.172%) +4
97. Tony 2771 (0.169%) -5
98. Alexander 2746 (0.167%) -1
99. Billy 2696 (0.164%) -8
100. Carl 2608 (0.159%) -1
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