Popular Baby Names That Parents Loved In The 1970s

Posted by Missy aka Tizzy in History On 14th June 2017

If you were raised in the 70s chances are some of these names will be familiar to you. It really is so interesting to see how names come and go over the decades. Let's see if any of your favorites are making a comeback.


#1 Kevin

The name Kevin, meaning "handsome", became popular after St. Kevin back in the 7th century.


#2 Angela

Angela, obviously short for "Angel", was a top ten girl name starting in the mid 60s and throughout the 70s.


#3 Lisa

The name Lisa, meaning "Pledged to God", became popular after Elvis named his daughter Lisa Marie.

#4 Jason

Jason, meaning "to heal", was ranked at number three for the entire decade but has been modified to trendier names like Mason or Jaxon.

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