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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 67159 (4.086%) -
2. Jason 51621 (3.140%) -
3. Christopher 47257 (2.875%) -
4. David 40703 (2.476%) -
5. James 39915 (2.428%) -

6. Matthew 34313 (2.087%) +3
7. John 34031 (2.070%) -1
8. Robert 33392 (2.031%) -1
9. Brian 29450 (1.792%) -1
10. Joseph 26671 (1.623%) -
11. Daniel 26442 (1.609%) -
12. Joshua 25214 (1.534%) +2
13. William 24187 (1.471%) -1
14. Ryan 21334 (1.298%) +2
15. Kevin 20113 (1.224%) -2
16. Eric 19777 (1.203%) +1
17. Timothy 19604 (1.193%) +1
18. Jeremy 19511 (1.187%) -3
19. Jeffrey 17001 (1.034%) -
20. Anthony 16815 (1.023%) +1
21. Andrew 16742 (1.019%) +3
22. Richard 16734 (1.018%) -2
23. Thomas 16496 (1.004%) -1
24. Steven 16403 (0.998%) -1
25. Nicholas 16356 (0.995%) +26
26. Mark 14871 (0.905%) -1
27. Charles 14852 (0.904%) -1
28. Justin 14194 (0.863%) +2
29. Adam 13921 (0.847%) +4
30. Scott 13547 (0.824%) -3
31. Jonathan 12518 (0.762%) -3
32. Aaron 12315 (0.749%) -
33. Paul 11742 (0.714%) -2
34. Benjamin 11414 (0.694%) -5
35. Chad 10115 (0.615%) -1
36. Nathan 9892 (0.602%) -
37. Stephen 9863 (0.600%) +1
38. Gregory 9349 (0.569%) -3
39. Shawn 9287 (0.565%) -2
40. Brandon 9251 (0.563%) +1
41. Kenneth 9022 (0.549%) -2
42. Patrick 8845 (0.538%) -2
43. Bryan 7297 (0.444%) -1
44. Jose 7146 (0.435%) +1
45. Sean 7072 (0.430%) -2
46. Travis 6954 (0.423%) -2
47. Edward 6486 (0.395%) -
48. Donald 6426 (0.391%) -2
49. Keith 6173 (0.376%) -1
50. Jacob 6161 (0.375%) +6
51. Jesse 6108 (0.372%) +4
52. Shaun 6105 (0.371%) +51
53. Bradley 6100 (0.371%) -4
54. Peter 5885 (0.358%) -
55. Ronald 5756 (0.350%) -2
56. Todd 5503 (0.335%) -6

57. Samuel 5394 (0.328%) +3
58. George 5296 (0.322%) -1
59. Douglas 5151 (0.313%) -
60. Gary 5114 (0.311%) -2
61. Corey 4939 (0.300%) -9
62. Juan 4833 (0.294%) +2
63. Kyle 4518 (0.275%) +16
64. Larry 4515 (0.275%) -2
65. Shane 4481 (0.273%) -4
66. Craig 4476 (0.272%) -3
67. Phillip 4364 (0.265%) +3
68. Dustin 4177 (0.254%) +13
69. Raymond 4137 (0.252%) -4
70. Marcus 4002 (0.243%) +2
71. Dennis 3862 (0.235%) -3
72. Jared 3848 (0.234%) +4
73. Cory 3846 (0.234%) -6
74. Joel 3810 (0.232%) -1
75. Derek 3802 (0.231%) +7
76. Derrick 3787 (0.230%) +4
77. Frank 3774 (0.230%) -6
78. Carlos 3726 (0.227%) -4
79. Antonio 3680 (0.224%) -2
80. Jeffery 3543 (0.216%) -2
81. Jeremiah 3444 (0.210%) -12
82. Jerry 3430 (0.209%) -7
83. Wesley 3310 (0.201%) -17
84. Philip 3302 (0.201%) +6
85. Erik 3263 (0.199%) +9
86. Randy 3217 (0.196%) -
87. Brent 3181 (0.194%) -2
88. Troy 3157 (0.192%) -
89. Zachary 3135 (0.191%) +6
90. Gabriel 3131 (0.190%) -3

91. Terry 3087 (0.188%) -7
92. Casey 3005 (0.183%) +10
93. Russell 2984 (0.182%) -4
94. Nathaniel 2926 (0.178%) +13
95. Jamie 2865 (0.174%) -12
96. Curtis 2826 (0.172%) +4
97. Tony 2773 (0.169%) -5
98. Alexander 2746 (0.167%) -1
99. Billy 2696 (0.164%) -8
100. Carl 2607 (0.159%) -1
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