Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1927 for girls and boys. Click on a name below to learn baby name meanings and more.

Most Popular Names For Births In the United States 1927:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Robert 5.308 61,657
2 John 4.817 55,951
3 James 4.619 53,653
4 William 4.430 51,453
5 Charles 2.749 31,934
6 Richard 2.304 26,765
7 George 2.234 25,954
8 Donald 2.052 23,835
9 Joseph 2.023 23,500
10 Edward 1.645 19,102
11 Thomas 1.464 17,010
12 Frank 1.237 14,373
13 Paul 1.170 13,594
14 Harold 1.139 13,228
15 Raymond 1.102 12,802
16 Jack 1.102 12,799
17 Walter 0.977 11,350
18 Kenneth 0.934 10,850
19 Henry 0.849 9,859
20 Eugene 0.839 9,749
21 David 0.812 9,426
22 Arthur 0.804 9,344
23 Albert 0.787 9,137
24 Ralph 0.727 8,443
25 Harry 0.690 8,015
26 Carl 0.627 7,278
27 Willie 0.600 6,968
28 Howard 0.587 6,824
29 Louis 0.574 6,665
30 Joe 0.562 6,530
31 Billy 0.556 6,460
32 Clarence 0.556 6,457
33 Earl 0.552 6,408
34 Roy 0.549 6,379
35 Fred 0.543 6,312
36 Francis 0.486 5,643
37 Lawrence 0.480 5,571
38 Gerald 0.474 5,507
39 Norman 0.472 5,482
40 Leonard 0.456 5,301
41 Ernest 0.448 5,198
42 Herbert 0.432 5,018
43 Anthony 0.423 4,913
44 Stanley 0.422 4,901
45 Alfred 0.409 4,748
46 Daniel 0.397 4,615
47 Marvin 0.378 4,391
48 Melvin 0.361 4,198
49 Samuel 0.360 4,180
50 Bernard 0.358 4,163
51 Leroy 0.337 3,912
52 Michael 0.310 3,606
53 Floyd 0.305 3,547
54 Russell 0.305 3,537
55 Leo 0.304 3,532
56 Andrew 0.296 3,436
57 Edwin 0.292 3,388
58 Lloyd 0.286 3,326
59 Peter 0.284 3,302
60 Ray 0.280 3,251
61 Elmer 0.276 3,202
62 Theodore 0.269 3,122
63 Ronald 0.268 3,111
64 Frederick 0.262 3,047
65 Clifford 0.261 3,028
66 Wayne 0.248 2,884
67 Alvin 0.248 2,883
68 Clyde 0.248 2,878
69 Bill 0.247 2,865
70 Vernon 0.246 2,856
71 Herman 0.246 2,855
72 Gene 0.241 2,797
73 Calvin 0.232 2,694
74 Philip 0.231 2,682
75 Gordon 0.230 2,677
76 Glenn 0.230 2,671
77 Vincent 0.228 2,650
78 Leon 0.224 2,599
79 Warren 0.220 2,555
80 Charlie 0.216 2,512
81 Dale 0.216 2,505
82 Lewis 0.215 2,499
83 Lester 0.210 2,439
84 Roger 0.207 2,407
85 Chester 0.207 2,406
86 Lee 0.206 2,392
87 Martin 0.205 2,383
88 Milton 0.203 2,357
89 Jesse 0.200 2,319
90 Don 0.198 2,304
91 Bobby 0.197 2,288
92 Cecil 0.192 2,229
93 Jerry 0.191 2,218
94 Harvey 0.189 2,194
95 Allen 0.181 2,100
96 Wallace 0.173 2,008
97 Arnold 0.172 1,999
98 Victor 0.171 1,985
99 Gilbert 0.170 1,976
100 Bob 0.170 1,972
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.712 70,617
2 Dorothy 2.910 35,972
3 Betty 2.865 35,421
4 Helen 2.047 25,304
5 Margaret 1.777 21,968
6 Ruth 1.570 19,412
7 Doris 1.336 16,514
8 Virginia 1.272 15,723
9 Shirley 1.077 13,309
10 Barbara 1.065 13,162
11 Mildred 1.056 13,055
12 Frances 1.051 12,993
13 Elizabeth 1.013 12,529
14 Jean 1.011 12,504
15 Evelyn 0.930 11,496
16 Anna 0.907 11,210
17 Alice 0.863 10,674
18 Patricia 0.853 10,551
19 Lois 0.850 10,504
20 Marie 0.834 10,307
21 Irene 0.696 8,610
22 Gloria 0.690 8,530
23 Rose 0.687 8,495
24 Martha 0.672 8,307
25 Marjorie 0.657 8,117
26 Norma 0.647 7,996
27 Louise 0.623 7,702
28 Florence 0.618 7,643
29 Phyllis 0.600 7,423
30 Ruby 0.587 7,259
31 Catherine 0.587 7,258
32 Lillian 0.581 7,183
33 Eleanor 0.563 6,962
34 Dolores 0.548 6,771
35 Joyce 0.540 6,681
36 Annie 0.531 6,561
37 Gladys 0.519 6,413
38 Thelma 0.510 6,309
39 Josephine 0.494 6,110
40 Edna 0.492 6,081
41 Joan 0.488 6,031
42 Pauline 0.486 6,005
43 June 0.464 5,735
44 Lorraine 0.463 5,729
45 Lucille 0.456 5,633
46 Marilyn 0.449 5,554
47 Ethel 0.444 5,483
48 Edith 0.437 5,408
49 Bernice 0.429 5,309
50 Grace 0.429 5,300
51 Marion 0.421 5,210
52 Theresa 0.415 5,128
53 Hazel 0.412 5,096
54 Rita 0.411 5,080
55 Juanita 0.410 5,073
56 Nancy 0.407 5,026
57 Geraldine 0.399 4,931
57 Beverly 0.399 4,931
59 Ann 0.387 4,781
60 Jane 0.380 4,699
61 Sarah 0.369 4,557
62 Audrey 0.354 4,375
63 Clara 0.353 4,362
64 Emma 0.350 4,330
65 Esther 0.350 4,326
66 Wanda 0.348 4,304
67 Beatrice 0.343 4,235
68 Wilma 0.336 4,152
69 Elaine 0.332 4,107
70 Donna 0.323 3,990
71 Willie 0.314 3,883
72 Elsie 0.308 3,803
73 Katherine 0.301 3,723
74 Marian 0.301 3,718
75 Charlotte 0.297 3,675
76 Julia 0.290 3,587
77 Vivian 0.284 3,505
78 Gertrude 0.283 3,502
79 Eva 0.276 3,406
80 Bertha 0.273 3,378
81 Agnes 0.270 3,341
82 Laura 0.270 3,339
83 Kathleen 0.264 3,265
84 Ida 0.259 3,203
85 Jeanne 0.256 3,160
86 Rosemary 0.255 3,152
87 Maxine 0.250 3,090
88 Bessie 0.241 2,975
89 Vera 0.237 2,936
90 Kathryn 0.237 2,933
91 Anne 0.237 2,929
92 Eileen 0.237 2,928
93 Ellen 0.232 2,867
94 Peggy 0.232 2,862
94 Lillie 0.232 2,862
96 Jessie 0.231 2,856
97 Alma 0.230 2,846
98 Ella 0.230 2,840
99 Carolyn 0.227 2,806
100 Bonnie 0.226 2,794