Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1930 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 1930:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Robert 5.502 62,120
2 James 4.776 53,931
3 John 4.642 52,418
4 William 4.185 47,256
5 Richard 2.849 32,173
6 Charles 2.820 31,839
7 Donald 2.572 29,044
8 George 2.016 22,766
9 Joseph 1.857 20,973
10 Edward 1.536 17,340
11 Thomas 1.506 17,004
12 Paul 1.147 12,955
13 Frank 1.110 12,534
14 Jack 1.101 12,434
15 David 1.087 12,272
16 Raymond 1.037 11,707
17 Kenneth 1.036 11,697
18 Harold 1.032 11,652
19 Walter 0.861 9,717
20 Billy 0.822 9,284
21 Eugene 0.799 9,017
22 Henry 0.761 8,588
23 Arthur 0.732 8,270
24 Albert 0.703 7,940
25 Ralph 0.676 7,634
26 Carl 0.616 6,954
27 Joe 0.609 6,879
28 Harry 0.606 6,840
29 Willie 0.591 6,672
30 Gerald 0.574 6,482
31 Howard 0.561 6,336
32 Fred 0.535 6,046
33 Roy 0.523 5,909
34 Louis 0.515 5,815
35 Herbert 0.503 5,674
36 Lawrence 0.499 5,636
36 Ronald 0.499 5,636
38 Earl 0.493 5,562
39 Clarence 0.487 5,494
40 Norman 0.469 5,296
41 Bobby 0.459 5,185
42 Francis 0.442 4,989
43 Ernest 0.424 4,783
44 Anthony 0.414 4,677
45 Leonard 0.413 4,660
46 Alfred 0.403 4,556
47 Daniel 0.396 4,468
48 Marvin 0.390 4,404
49 Stanley 0.388 4,384
50 Melvin 0.359 4,050
51 Jerry 0.345 3,890
52 Bernard 0.339 3,830
53 Leroy 0.337 3,803
54 Michael 0.313 3,539
55 Samuel 0.312 3,527
56 Peter 0.289 3,264
57 Roger 0.288 3,251
58 Ray 0.288 3,250
59 Bill 0.280 3,159
60 Russell 0.274 3,098
61 Floyd 0.272 3,076
62 Andrew 0.271 3,059
63 Leo 0.268 3,031
64 Dale 0.265 2,991
65 Wayne 0.264 2,982
66 Edwin 0.264 2,977
67 Theodore 0.262 2,956
68 Don 0.259 2,922
69 Lloyd 0.251 2,839
70 Gene 0.247 2,785
71 Glenn 0.244 2,760
72 Vernon 0.239 2,701
73 Frederick 0.239 2,698
74 Clifford 0.239 2,695
75 Philip 0.235 2,651
76 Clyde 0.233 2,634
77 Gordon 0.231 2,611
78 Herman 0.230 2,592
79 Alvin 0.222 2,511
80 Elmer 0.220 2,479
81 Leon 0.213 2,401
82 Lee 0.209 2,361
83 Martin 0.206 2,325
84 Vincent 0.205 2,316
85 Allen 0.201 2,275
86 Jimmie 0.200 2,255
87 Lewis 0.199 2,243
88 Bob 0.198 2,240
89 Douglas 0.191 2,162
90 Gilbert 0.188 2,119
91 Charlie 0.187 2,115
92 Harvey 0.183 2,063
93 Milton 0.182 2,050
94 Jesse 0.180 2,037
95 Lester 0.179 2,020
96 Warren 0.178 2,008
97 Eddie 0.175 1,972
98 Arnold 0.172 1,946
99 Cecil 0.167 1,881
100 Victor 0.163 1,839
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.499 64,129
2 Betty 3.279 38,237
3 Dorothy 2.607 30,398
4 Helen 1.707 19,912
5 Margaret 1.573 18,349
6 Barbara 1.568 18,282
7 Patricia 1.350 15,747
8 Joan 1.327 15,475
9 Doris 1.325 15,453
10 Ruth 1.281 14,938
11 Shirley 1.267 14,779
12 Virginia 1.131 13,190
13 Dolores 1.100 12,831
14 Jean 1.027 11,981
15 Elizabeth 0.943 10,995
16 Frances 0.912 10,639
17 Lois 0.867 10,114
18 Joyce 0.828 9,657
19 Evelyn 0.817 9,528
20 Alice 0.816 9,518
21 Mildred 0.801 9,344
22 Marilyn 0.796 9,279
23 Anna 0.779 9,084
24 Nancy 0.777 9,066
25 Norma 0.730 8,510
26 Marie 0.722 8,424
27 Martha 0.671 7,829
28 Phyllis 0.666 7,767
29 Rose 0.659 7,691
30 Gloria 0.652 7,601
31 Louise 0.595 6,942
32 Marjorie 0.568 6,629
33 Irene 0.554 6,465
34 Beverly 0.554 6,459
35 Catherine 0.540 6,297
36 Ruby 0.513 5,987
37 Donna 0.513 5,982
38 Florence 0.502 5,860
39 Eleanor 0.499 5,820
40 Annie 0.493 5,752
41 Ann 0.474 5,531
42 Rita 0.469 5,468
43 Lillian 0.468 5,452
44 Geraldine 0.467 5,449
45 Thelma 0.450 5,245
46 Lorraine 0.443 5,166
47 June 0.437 5,094
48 Gladys 0.434 5,063
49 Josephine 0.427 4,983
50 Theresa 0.410 4,781
51 Edna 0.408 4,759
52 Pauline 0.399 4,653
53 Janet 0.394 4,600
54 Carol 0.394 4,595
55 Jane 0.392 4,574
56 Wanda 0.387 4,519
57 Juanita 0.387 4,512
58 Bernice 0.380 4,434
59 Lucille 0.371 4,324
60 Marion 0.369 4,303
61 Edith 0.366 4,271
62 Grace 0.362 4,217
63 Audrey 0.354 4,129
64 Clara 0.353 4,119
65 Ethel 0.351 4,099
66 Delores 0.351 4,097
67 Peggy 0.350 4,083
68 Wilma 0.349 4,073
69 Elaine 0.339 3,952
70 Sarah 0.336 3,917
71 Hazel 0.333 3,889
72 Carolyn 0.319 3,725
73 Emma 0.305 3,558
74 Jacqueline 0.293 3,412
75 Charlotte 0.292 3,407
76 Beatrice 0.291 3,395
77 Esther 0.287 3,351
78 Bonnie 0.280 3,267
79 Billie 0.278 3,241
80 Marian 0.276 3,214
81 Rosemary 0.271 3,155
82 Joanne 0.270 3,153
83 Anne 0.265 3,093
84 Kathleen 0.264 3,075
85 Katherine 0.260 3,029
86 Eva 0.259 3,020
87 Willie 0.259 3,016
88 Elsie 0.255 2,972
89 Laura 0.249 2,908
90 Julia 0.247 2,877
91 Vivian 0.246 2,871
92 Jeanne 0.233 2,721
93 Maxine 0.232 2,701
94 Ida 0.227 2,645
95 Bertha 0.224 2,607
96 Gertrude 0.219 2,553
97 Sally 0.218 2,544
98 Patsy 0.218 2,543
99 Maria 0.218 2,542
100 Ellen 0.216 2,521