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)
Change
1. Jennifer 56720 (3.292%) -
2. Melissa 34051 (1.976%) -
3. Amanda 31927 (1.853%) +3
4. Jessica 27776 (1.612%) -1
5. Amy 21612 (1.254%) -1

6. Sarah 21017 (1.220%) +2
7. Heather 20842 (1.210%) -2
8. Angela 20257 (1.176%) -1
9. Nicole 19511 (1.132%) +1
10. Michelle 19267 (1.118%) -1
11. Elizabeth 18077 (1.049%) +3
12. Kimberly 17638 (1.024%) +1
13. Lisa 17286 (1.003%) -2
14. Christina 16458 (0.955%) +1
15. Stephanie 16204 (0.940%) +1
16. Kelly 15299 (0.888%) -4
17. Rebecca 14547 (0.844%) -
18. Crystal 13467 (0.782%) -
19. Jamie 12156 (0.705%) +1
20. Laura 11886 (0.690%) -1
21. Erin 11255 (0.653%) -
22. Amber 11080 (0.643%) +8
23. April 10902 (0.633%) +4
24. Mary 10559 (0.613%) -
25. Shannon 10367 (0.602%) -3
26. Andrea 10336 (0.600%) -3
27. Rachel 10233 (0.594%) -2
28. Tiffany 9611 (0.558%) +4
29. Julie 9253 (0.537%) -3
30. Sara 8655 (0.502%) -2
31. Megan 8291 (0.481%) +10
32. Erica 8179 (0.475%) +2
33. Danielle 7979 (0.463%) -2
34. Emily 7975 (0.463%) -1
35. Christine 7689 (0.446%) -6
36. Katherine 7468 (0.433%) +2
37. Maria 7326 (0.425%) -1
38. Tara 6807 (0.395%) +2
39. Brandy 6774 (0.393%) -2
40. Monica 6587 (0.382%) +2
41. Carrie 6357 (0.369%) -6
42. Misty 5786 (0.336%) +1
43. Stacy 5709 (0.331%) +1
44. Patricia 5649 (0.328%) +4
45. Lauren 5626 (0.326%) +35
46. Karen 5601 (0.325%) -7
47. Alicia 5547 (0.322%) +11
48. Holly 5489 (0.319%) +7
49. Tracy 5389 (0.313%) -2
50. Kathryn 5312 (0.308%) +7
51. Susan 5200 (0.302%) -2
52. Jill 5194 (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 4675 (0.271%) -13
59. Anna 4665 (0.271%) +7
60. Stacey 4614 (0.268%) -7
61. Brandi 4608 (0.267%) -
62. Kristen 4572 (0.265%) -
63. Katie 4510 (0.262%) +27
64. Wendy 4499 (0.261%) -8
65. Leslie 4498 (0.261%) -2
66. Samantha 4458 (0.259%) +8
67. Ashley 4450 (0.258%) +20
68. Natalie 4442 (0.258%) -3
69. Lori 4434 (0.257%) -9
70. Allison 4408 (0.256%) +5
71. Courtney 4323 (0.251%) -3
72. Christy 4286 (0.249%) -13
73. Kristin 4264 (0.247%) +5
74. Kristina 4131 (0.240%) -10
75. Vanessa 4102 (0.238%) +1
76. Veronica 4063 (0.236%) -3
77. Sandra 3995 (0.232%) -8
78. Catherine 3877 (0.225%) -6
79. Tammy 3759 (0.218%) -12
80. Jacqueline 3741 (0.217%) +2
81. Mindy 3711 (0.215%) +88
82. Melinda 3706 (0.215%) +2
83. Heidi 3672 (0.213%) -
84. Kathleen 3644 (0.211%) -5
85. Brooke 3511 (0.204%) +30
86. Tonya 3495 (0.203%) -9
87. Teresa 3480 (0.202%) +1
88. Lindsay 3468 (0.201%) +7
89. Valerie 3407 (0.198%) +3
90. Pamela 3365 (0.195%) +19

91. Erika 3317 (0.192%) +13
92. Denise 3265 (0.189%) -7
93. Tanya 3225 (0.187%) -12
94. Cheryl 3210 (0.186%) -
95. Robin 3207 (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 2994 (0.174%) +1
Popular US Girl Names in 1980 Popular Girl Names in 1978 in US
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