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Top 100 US Male names in 1979

The list of Most Popular male names in USA in 1979 with their respective percentage. Choose boy name from popular names trending in America in 1979. Also see our 1979 list of top girl names.
Rank Name Occ.
(%in 1979)
Change
1. Michael 67734 (3.931%) -
2. Christopher 50676 (2.941%) +1
3. Jason 50398 (2.925%) -1
4. David 42076 (2.442%) -
5. James 39370 (2.285%) -

6. Matthew 35658 (2.069%) -
7. John 35436 (2.057%) -
8. Robert 34025 (1.975%) -
9. Joshua 31132 (1.807%) +3
10. Brian 28669 (1.664%) -1
10. Joseph 28669 (1.664%) -
11. Daniel 28522 (1.655%) -
12. William 24698 (1.433%) +1
13. Ryan 23217 (1.347%) +1
14. Nicholas 21341 (1.239%) +11
15. Jeremy 21012 (1.219%) +3
16. Eric 20272 (1.177%) -
17. Timothy 19081 (1.107%) -
18. Kevin 18739 (1.088%) -3
19. Andrew 18633 (1.081%) +2
20. Anthony 17529 (1.017%) -
21. Justin 17404 (1.010%) +7
22. Adam 17068 (0.991%) +7
23. Jeffrey 16875 (0.979%) -4
24. Richard 16720 (0.970%) -2
25. Thomas 16475 (0.956%) -2
26. Steven 16329 (0.948%) -2
27. Charles 14831 (0.861%) -
28. Scott 14466 (0.840%) +2
29. Mark 14393 (0.835%) -3
30. Jonathan 14331 (0.832%) +1
31. Aaron 13075 (0.759%) +1
32. Benjamin 12515 (0.726%) +2
33. Paul 11646 (0.676%) -
34. Brandon 11311 (0.656%) +6
35. Travis 11052 (0.641%) +11
36. Nathan 10745 (0.624%) -
37. Chad 10158 (0.590%) -2
38. Patrick 9986 (0.580%) +4
39. Stephen 9902 (0.575%) -2
40. Kenneth 9244 (0.536%) +1
41. Gregory 9115 (0.529%) -3
42. Shawn 7915 (0.459%) -3
43. Jose 7840 (0.455%) +1
44. Jacob 7547 (0.438%) +6
45. Bryan 7451 (0.432%) -2
46. Bradley 6930 (0.402%) +7
47. Edward 6879 (0.399%) -
48. Sean 6861 (0.398%) -3
49. Jesse 6684 (0.388%) +2
50. Donald 6513 (0.378%) -2
51. Keith 6192 (0.359%) -2
52. Peter 6076 (0.353%) +2
53. Ronald 5701 (0.331%) +2
54. Samuel 5683 (0.330%) +3
55. Kyle 5452 (0.316%) +8
56. George 5256 (0.305%) +2

57. Douglas 5171 (0.300%) +2
58. Gary 5039 (0.292%) +2
59. Todd 4987 (0.289%) -3
60. Juan 4941 (0.287%) +2
61. Dustin 4898 (0.284%) +7
62. Corey 4738 (0.275%) -1
63. Shaun 4736 (0.275%) -11
64. Jared 4668 (0.271%) +8
65. Erik 4638 (0.269%) +20
66. Shane 4481 (0.260%) -1
67. Phillip 4425 (0.257%) -
68. Larry 4393 (0.255%) -4
69. Raymond 4340 (0.252%) -
70. Joel 4212 (0.244%) +4
71. Derek 4203 (0.244%) +4
72. Carlos 4163 (0.242%) +6
73. Zachary 4157 (0.241%) +16
74. Dennis 4082 (0.237%) -3
75. Marcus 4048 (0.235%) -5
76. Craig 4027 (0.234%) -10
77. Frank 3930 (0.228%) -
78. Antonio 3801 (0.221%) +1
79. Derrick 3728 (0.216%) -3
80. Jeremiah 3719 (0.216%) +1
81. Cory 3591 (0.208%) -8
82. Philip 3465 (0.201%) +2
83. Brent 3462 (0.201%) +4
84. Jerry 3443 (0.200%) -2
85. Randy 3416 (0.198%) +1
86. Jeffery 3356 (0.195%) -6
87. Jamie 3239 (0.188%) +8
88. Gabriel 3235 (0.188%) +2
89. Wesley 3233 (0.188%) -6
90. Curtis 3205 (0.186%) +6

91. Russell 3132 (0.182%) +2
92. Casey 3086 (0.179%) -
93. Alexander 3060 (0.178%) +5
94. Nathaniel 3041 (0.176%) -
95. Terry 3038 (0.176%) -4
96. Brett 3001 (0.174%) +15
97. Billy 2999 (0.174%) +2
98. Troy 2962 (0.172%) -10
99. Carl 2900 (0.168%) +1
100. Seth 2840 (0.165%) +5
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