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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
26 Christopher
 
Unknown/Other: One who holds Christ in his heart
27 Stephen
 
English: Crown, wreath. In the Bible Stephen was the…
28 Douglas
 
Irish: Dark stranger; Scottish: From the dark river.…
29 Edward
 
Anglo-Saxon: Guardian; English: Wealthy guardian; Ge…
30 Larry
 
English: Abbreviation of Lawrence or Laurence often …
31 George
 
English: Farmer. In medieval legend St. George (the …
32 Terry
 
English: Abbreviation of Terrance and Terrell. Terry…
33 Randy
 
English: Diminutive of Randolph. House wolf: protect…
34 Dennis
 
English: Variant of Dionysius. Dionysius is the myth…
35 Keith
 
Irish: From the battlefield; Scottish: From the battleground
36 Mike
 
English: Abbreviation of Michael and Micah (who is like God)
37 Jerry
 
English: Abbreviation of names beginning with Jer- S…
38 Eric
 
English: Brave ruler
39 Patrick
 
Irish: Patrician, noble. Romans society was divided …
40 Bruce
 
English: Surname since medieval times. Now a common …
41 Frank
 
English: Free, a free man; French: Free, a free man
42 Peter
 
English: A rock. Peter the biblical fisherman and ap…
43 Craig
 
Scottish: Dwells at the crag
44 Ricky
 
English: Abbreviation of Richard. Powerful, strong ruler.
45 Steve
 
English: Abbreviation of Steven and Stephen often us…
46 Todd
 
English: Fox. Tod is a Scottish nickname meaning a c…
47 Roger
 
German: Renowned spearman; English: Renowned spearman
48 Raymond
 
French: Guards wisely; German: Form of Raymond (guar…
49 Jeff
 
English: Peaceful. Variant of Jeffrey.
50 Jeffery
 
English: Peaceful. Variant of Geoffrey in use since …

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