Texas is a lot of fun, a good mixture of being unique and yet still enjoying tradition. So, when the topic of popular baby names from Texas came up, I truly didn’t know what to expect.  

There is still a large portion of Texas that is very religious so part of me expected to see lots of biblical names being mentioned as popular baby names from the past. If not biblical names, maybe something more along the lines of a name past down in a family from generation to generation. 

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But if you’ve ever been to Austin, you also realize there are lots of people in Texas that are more free thinking so I would expect more unique names that you couldn’t normally expect.  

How Can You Tell Popular Baby Names from the Past? 

The list of the most popular baby names from Texas beginning in 1960 to 2020 was created by information from Social Security card applications. Which is a great representation of the most popular names from back in the day. One thing I found funny as I was scrolling through the list of names is how popular famous actor names were during those specific years. You’ll understand what I am saying as you look through the list below. 

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Let’s Look at the Most Popular Baby Names in Texas from Previous Years 

Here is a look at the most common names used in Texas between the years 1960 to 2020. Is your name on the list somewhere?  

The Most Popular Baby Names in Texas From the Year You Were Born

These are the most popular baby names in Texas from 1960 to 2020 according to the Social Security card applications from those years.

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