Popularity of male names in Manila, Philippines, 1977

Manila male 1977

Well, it look longer than I had hoped for, but here are the top males for Manila, the capital of the Philippines, in 1977.

To find out the results for the female names, please see this post and the PDF that is linked there.

According to the results that I’ve compiled, Michael and Richard were the 2 most popular names given to baby boys in Manila in 1977. Here are the top 20 male names.

Rank Name Number Percentage
1 Michael 995 2.254%
2 Richard 615 1.393%
3 Joel 526 1.191%
4 Christopher 417 0.945%
5 Allan 415 0.940%
6 Marlon 413 0.935%
7 Rommel 402 0.911%
8 Jonathan 398 0.901%
9 Joseph 370 0.838%
10 Dennis 348 0.788%
11 Marvin 333 0.754%
12 Edwin 327 0.741%
13 Reynaldo 314 0.711%
14 Rolando 306 0.693%
15 Jeffrey 303 0.686%
16 Roberto 295 0.668%
17 Alexander 289 0.655%
18 Ronald 281 0.636%
19 Alvin 277 0.627%
20 Eduardo 265 0.600%

For the top 300 names, click on this link for the PDF.

What do you think of how the baby name scene in Manila shaped up 40 years ago? Post your thoughts in the comments section below the source.

Source:
Manila Civil Registration data from FamilySearch – https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1686086

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