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Most Popular Baby Names of 1961

Here are the most popular names of 1961. Click on any name to learn more about it, find similar names, or add it to your favorites.

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Rank Name Meaning
1 Michael
Hebrew: Gift from God
2 David
Hebrew: Dearly loved
3 John
Hebrew: Jehovah has been gracious, has shown favor. …
4 James
Hebrew: Supplanter; English: Replace
5 Robert
Scottish: Famed, bright, shining. 14th-century King …
6 Mark
Arthurian Legend: Tristan's uncIe; English: Of Mars,…
7 William
German: Resolute protector, will. For a long time af…
8 Richard
German: Powerful, strong ruler. A Teutonic name from…
9 Thomas
Hebrew: Twin
10 Steven
English: Variant of Stephen. Crown, wreath.
11 Jeffrey
English: Peaceful. Variant of Geoffrey. The three-sy…
12 Joseph
Hebrew: May Jah give increase. In the Bible, Joseph,…
13 Charles
German: A man. French variant of Carl adopted by the…
14 Kevin
Celtic: Gentle; Irish: Handsome child. Name of a fam…
15 Timothy
English: One who honors God. The biblical Timothy wa…
16 Kenneth
English: Royal obligation. Good-looking. Fair.; Celt…
17 Daniel
Hebrew: God is my Judge. The biblical prophet and wr…
18 Paul
English: Little. Biblical apostle and evangelist Pau…
19 Scott
Scottish: Wanderer; English: From Scotland. A Gael. Surname.
20 Brian
Celtic: In use in England since the Middle Ages. Pos…
21 Gary
English: Carries a spear; German: Spear
22 Donald
Celtic: Dark stranger; Scottish: Great chief. Donald…
23 Gregory
English: On the watch. As the first of 16 Gregory po…
24 Ronald
Scottish: Mighty or powerful; English: Powerful, rul…
25 Anthony
English: Highly praiseworthy. Mark Antony: (83-30 BC…

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