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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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