Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1929 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 1929:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Robert 5.401 59,799
2 James 4.707 52,109
3 John 4.705 52,089
4 William 4.317 47,799
5 Charles 2.703 29,921
6 Richard 2.671 29,571
7 Donald 2.454 27,170
8 George 2.078 23,010
9 Joseph 1.910 21,146
10 Edward 1.556 17,227
11 Thomas 1.469 16,265
12 Frank 1.169 12,947
13 Paul 1.123 12,429
14 Jack 1.098 12,159
15 Raymond 1.075 11,897
16 Harold 1.054 11,672
17 David 1.021 11,301
18 Kenneth 0.978 10,832
19 Walter 0.890 9,855
20 Eugene 0.817 9,049
21 Henry 0.774 8,572
22 Arthur 0.765 8,473
23 Billy 0.752 8,321
24 Albert 0.729 8,071
25 Herbert 0.710 7,861
26 Ralph 0.695 7,697
27 Harry 0.644 7,135
28 Carl 0.622 6,885
29 Willie 0.597 6,612
30 Joe 0.596 6,596
31 Howard 0.543 6,008
32 Louis 0.541 5,993
33 Gerald 0.538 5,959
34 Fred 0.529 5,856
35 Roy 0.525 5,813
36 Earl 0.518 5,734
37 Clarence 0.517 5,720
38 Lawrence 0.479 5,304
39 Francis 0.476 5,272
40 Norman 0.466 5,156
41 Alfred 0.445 4,930
42 Leonard 0.436 4,823
43 Ernest 0.429 4,748
44 Anthony 0.427 4,729
45 Ronald 0.404 4,473
46 Marvin 0.396 4,381
47 Daniel 0.394 4,367
48 Stanley 0.385 4,257
49 Melvin 0.370 4,094
50 Bobby 0.354 3,922
51 Leroy 0.344 3,814
52 Bernard 0.344 3,806
53 Samuel 0.322 3,565
54 Michael 0.313 3,462
55 Peter 0.290 3,213
56 Russell 0.287 3,182
57 Ray 0.287 3,172
58 Floyd 0.278 3,078
58 Andrew 0.278 3,078
60 Leo 0.273 3,017
61 Jerry 0.270 2,987
62 Bill 0.266 2,948
63 Lloyd 0.266 2,943
64 Roger 0.264 2,926
65 Theodore 0.262 2,903
66 Edwin 0.261 2,892
67 Frederick 0.254 2,810
68 Gene 0.254 2,808
69 Wayne 0.247 2,736
70 Elmer 0.243 2,695
71 Clifford 0.242 2,675
71 Vernon 0.242 2,675
73 Dale 0.241 2,664
74 Clyde 0.238 2,631
75 Herman 0.237 2,623
76 Philip 0.235 2,599
77 Alvin 0.231 2,553
78 Don 0.227 2,518
79 Gordon 0.225 2,493
80 Glenn 0.220 2,434
81 Leon 0.211 2,332
82 Vincent 0.210 2,329
83 Martin 0.209 2,310
84 Lewis 0.201 2,230
85 Lee 0.200 2,210
86 Allen 0.198 2,190
87 Charlie 0.197 2,185
88 Lester 0.190 2,104
89 Bob 0.190 2,102
90 Harvey 0.187 2,066
91 Gilbert 0.186 2,055
92 Warren 0.184 2,035
93 Milton 0.183 2,030
94 Jesse 0.183 2,028
95 Arnold 0.178 1,976
96 Chester 0.178 1,967
97 Douglas 0.177 1,965
98 Jimmie 0.176 1,949
99 Curtis 0.176 1,946
100 Victor 0.176 1,945
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.487 63,500
2 Betty 3.168 36,665
3 Dorothy 2.720 31,476
4 Helen 1.813 20,987
5 Margaret 1.659 19,199
6 Doris 1.426 16,498
7 Barbara 1.386 16,039
8 Ruth 1.384 16,017
9 Shirley 1.260 14,579
10 Patricia 1.177 13,627
11 Virginia 1.143 13,230
12 Jean 1.025 11,863
13 Joan 1.008 11,663
14 Dolores 0.993 11,496
15 Elizabeth 0.972 11,248
16 Frances 0.958 11,086
17 Lois 0.889 10,288
18 Mildred 0.886 10,251
19 Evelyn 0.854 9,881
20 Anna 0.842 9,740
21 Alice 0.819 9,477
22 Marie 0.791 9,157
23 Joyce 0.743 8,597
24 Phyllis 0.691 7,995
25 Norma 0.682 7,894
26 Rose 0.673 7,784
27 Martha 0.659 7,632
28 Gloria 0.652 7,541
29 Irene 0.608 7,034
30 Marjorie 0.603 6,980
31 Louise 0.596 6,902
32 Nancy 0.594 6,873
33 Marilyn 0.581 6,728
34 Catherine 0.542 6,272
35 Florence 0.537 6,212
36 Ruby 0.532 6,152
37 Annie 0.514 5,952
38 Eleanor 0.507 5,866
39 Beverly 0.507 5,863
40 Lillian 0.493 5,710
41 Thelma 0.473 5,478
42 Lorraine 0.462 5,344
43 Geraldine 0.461 5,333
44 Gladys 0.460 5,327
45 Josephine 0.458 5,297
46 Ann 0.447 5,172
47 Donna 0.444 5,136
48 June 0.440 5,092
49 Theresa 0.438 5,066
50 Pauline 0.434 5,025
51 Edna 0.426 4,931
52 Rita 0.412 4,766
53 Marion 0.400 4,632
54 Grace 0.394 4,565
55 Bernice 0.393 4,549
56 Ethel 0.390 4,517
57 Lucille 0.389 4,498
58 Audrey 0.385 4,461
59 Edith 0.385 4,456
60 Juanita 0.381 4,413
61 Wanda 0.380 4,394
62 Jane 0.376 4,352
63 Carol 0.370 4,279
64 Hazel 0.359 4,160
65 Clara 0.359 4,150
66 Wilma 0.346 4,005
67 Elaine 0.333 3,855
68 Sarah 0.330 3,817
69 Emma 0.329 3,804
70 Peggy 0.326 3,776
71 Esther 0.310 3,585
72 Beatrice 0.308 3,568
73 Charlotte 0.305 3,535
74 Delores 0.304 3,521
75 Marian 0.297 3,443
76 Willie 0.287 3,320
77 Carolyn 0.283 3,272
78 Elsie 0.279 3,231
79 Billie 0.276 3,191
80 Rosemary 0.268 3,103
81 Vivian 0.268 3,099
82 Janet 0.264 3,052
83 Eva 0.261 3,018
84 Katherine 0.261 3,016
85 Maxine 0.259 2,995
86 Jacqueline 0.257 2,972
87 Bonnie 0.256 2,967
88 Julia 0.255 2,950
89 Kathleen 0.254 2,939
90 Laura 0.254 2,935
91 Anne 0.249 2,883
92 Jeanne 0.244 2,820
93 Bertha 0.242 2,800
94 Agnes 0.239 2,769
95 Gertrude 0.235 2,725
96 Ida 0.231 2,673
97 Ellen 0.222 2,565
98 Eileen 0.221 2,558
99 Vera 0.220 2,547
100 Maria 0.219 2,533