Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in United States of 1928 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 1928:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Robert 5.317 60,665
2 John 4.711 53,741
3 James 4.624 52,751
4 William 4.303 49,093
5 Charles 2.738 31,236
6 Richard 2.523 28,780
7 Donald 2.254 25,714
8 George 2.138 24,388
9 Joseph 1.956 22,316
10 Edward 1.620 18,478
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.594 66,861
2 Betty 3.019 36,082
3 Dorothy 2.822 33,724
4 Helen 1.919 22,933
5 Margaret 1.698 20,295
6 Ruth 1.494 17,857
7 Doris 1.386 16,564
8 Barbara 1.244 14,869
9 Virginia 1.213 14,497
10 Shirley 1.189 14,208