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Most Popular Baby Names of 1972

Here are the most popular names of 1972. 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 Christopher
 
Unknown/Other: One who holds Christ in his heart
3 James
 
Hebrew: Supplanter; English: Replace
4 David
 
Hebrew: Dearly loved
5 John
 
Hebrew: Jehovah has been gracious, has shown favor. …
6 Robert
 
Scottish: Famed, bright, shining. 14th-century King …
7 Jason
 
Greek: The Lord is salvation; Hebrew: The Lord is salvation
8 Brian
 
Celtic: In use in England since the Middle Ages. Pos…
9 William
 
German: Resolute protector, will. For a long time af…
10 Matthew
 
Hebrew: Gift of Jehovah. In the Bible, Mathew was on…
11 Scott
 
Scottish: Wanderer; English: From Scotland. A Gael. Surname.
12 Joseph
 
Hebrew: May Jah give increase. In the Bible, Joseph,…
13 Kevin
 
Celtic: Gentle; Irish: Handsome child. Name of a fam…
14 Richard
 
German: Powerful, strong ruler. A Teutonic name from…
15 Daniel
 
Hebrew: God is my Judge. The biblical prophet and wr…
16 Eric
 
English: Brave ruler
17 Jeffrey
 
English: Peaceful. Variant of Geoffrey. The three-sy…
18 Mark
 
Arthurian Legend: Tristan's uncIe; English: Of Mars,…
19 Steven
 
English: Variant of Stephen. Crown, wreath.
20 Thomas
 
Hebrew: Twin
21 Timothy
 
English: One who honors God. The biblical Timothy wa…
22 Anthony
 
English: Highly praiseworthy. Mark Antony: (83-30 BC…
23 Charles
 
German: A man. French variant of Carl adopted by the…
24 Paul
 
English: Little. Biblical apostle and evangelist Pau…
25 Chad
 
English: Warring. Medieval given name. Abbreviation …

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