These Are The Top 10 Male And Female Names From The 1960s - Did Yours Make The List?

May 30, 2018 by apost team

These days, naming your child is as easy as looking into a forest. While the future may be filled with Rivers, Trees, and Apples, people in the 1960s generally picked more beautiful and classic names with meaning for their children, some of which are even still popular today.

This list consists of the official, governmental list of the top 10 baby names in the 1960s. It doesn’t get much more accurate than that!

See if your name made the cut below!


Top 10 Male Names From The 60s

10. Jeffrey: “God’s peace”

9. Thomas: “Twin”

8. Richard: “Strong ruler”

7. William: “Strong willed warrior”

6. Mark: “Warlike”

5. Robert: “Bright flame”

4. James: “One who follows”

3. John: “Jehovah has been gracious”

2. David: “Beloved”

1. Michael: “Gift from God”


Top 10 Female Names From The 60s

10. Cynthia: “From the mountain”

9. Michelle: “Gift from God”

8. Donna: “Woman”

7. Linda: “Beautiful, soft, tender”

6. Patricia: “Noble”

5. Kimberly: “From the wood of the royal forest”

4. Karen: “Pure, unsullied”

3. Susan: “Graceful lily”

2. Mary: “Wished-for child”

1. Lisa: “Oath of God”

Did your name make it? Even if it didn’t, show this to a friend whose name did make it onto this list!