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 67735 (3.931%) -
2. Christopher 50680 (2.941%) +1
3. Jason 50407 (2.925%) -1
4. David 42079 (2.442%) -
5. James 39374 (2.285%) -

6. Matthew 35656 (2.069%) -
7. John 35435 (2.056%) -
8. Robert 34023 (1.974%) -
9. Joshua 31136 (1.807%) +3
10. Joseph 28671 (1.664%) -
11. Brian 28667 (1.664%) -2
12. Daniel 28523 (1.655%) -1
13. William 24701 (1.433%) -
14. Ryan 23218 (1.347%) -
15. Nicholas 21340 (1.238%) +10
16. Jeremy 21011 (1.219%) +2
17. Eric 20271 (1.176%) -1
18. Timothy 19078 (1.107%) -1
19. Kevin 18742 (1.088%) -4
20. Andrew 18637 (1.082%) +1
21. Anthony 17527 (1.017%) -1
22. Justin 17403 (1.010%) +6
23. Adam 17068 (0.991%) +6
24. Jeffrey 16873 (0.979%) -5
25. Richard 16721 (0.970%) -3
26. Thomas 16472 (0.956%) -3
27. Steven 16329 (0.948%) -3
28. Charles 14829 (0.861%) -1
29. Scott 14464 (0.839%) +1
30. Mark 14391 (0.835%) -4
31. Jonathan 14334 (0.832%) -
32. Aaron 13074 (0.759%) -
33. Benjamin 12519 (0.727%) +1
34. Paul 11647 (0.676%) -1
35. Brandon 11311 (0.656%) +5
36. Travis 11052 (0.641%) +10
37. Nathan 10744 (0.624%) -1
38. Chad 10158 (0.590%) -3
39. Patrick 9987 (0.580%) +3
40. Stephen 9901 (0.575%) -3
41. Kenneth 9245 (0.537%) -
42. Gregory 9116 (0.529%) -4
43. Shawn 7913 (0.459%) -4
44. Jose 7842 (0.455%) -
45. Jacob 7548 (0.438%) +5
46. Bryan 7449 (0.432%) -3
47. Bradley 6929 (0.402%) +6
48. Edward 6878 (0.399%) -1
49. Sean 6861 (0.398%) -4
50. Jesse 6684 (0.388%) +1
51. Donald 6512 (0.378%) -3
52. Keith 6192 (0.359%) -3
53. Peter 6076 (0.353%) +1
54. Ronald 5701 (0.331%) +1
55. Samuel 5684 (0.330%) +2
56. Kyle 5451 (0.316%) +7
57. George 5259 (0.305%) +1
58. Douglas 5169 (0.300%) +1
59. Gary 5040 (0.292%) +1
60. Todd 4986 (0.289%) -4
61. Juan 4942 (0.287%) +1
62. Dustin 4898 (0.284%) +6
63. Corey 4738 (0.275%) -2
64. Shaun 4737 (0.275%) -12
65. Jared 4671 (0.271%) +7
66. Erik 4638 (0.269%) +19
67. Shane 4481 (0.260%) -2
68. Phillip 4424 (0.257%) -1
69. Larry 4392 (0.255%) -5
70. Raymond 4340 (0.252%) -1
71. Joel 4213 (0.244%) +3
72. Derek 4203 (0.244%) +3
73. Carlos 4165 (0.242%) +5
74. Zachary 4157 (0.241%) +15
75. Dennis 4082 (0.237%) -4
76. Marcus 4050 (0.235%) -6
77. Craig 4029 (0.234%) -11
78. Frank 3931 (0.228%) -1
79. Antonio 3801 (0.221%) -
80. Derrick 3729 (0.216%) -4
81. Jeremiah 3720 (0.216%) -
82. Cory 3591 (0.208%) -9
83. Philip 3463 (0.201%) +1
84. Brent 3462 (0.201%) +3
85. Jerry 3445 (0.200%) -3
86. Randy 3416 (0.198%) -
87. Jeffery 3356 (0.195%) -7
88. Jamie 3239 (0.188%) +7
89. Gabriel 3235 (0.188%) +1
90. Wesley 3234 (0.188%) -7

91. Curtis 3204 (0.186%) +5
92. Russell 3132 (0.182%) +1
93. Casey 3083 (0.179%) -1
94. Alexander 3061 (0.178%) +4
95. Nathaniel 3041 (0.176%) -1
96. Terry 3039 (0.176%) -5
97. Brett 3001 (0.174%) +15
98. Billy 2999 (0.174%) +1
99. Troy 2962 (0.172%) -11
100. Carl 2898 (0.168%) -
Popular US Boy Names in 1980 Popular Male Names in 1978 in US
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