Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1932 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 1932:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Robert 5.516 59,240
2 James 4.834 51,921
3 John 4.525 48,598
4 William 3.920 42,099
5 Richard 2.960 31,791
6 Charles 2.894 31,085
7 Donald 2.771 29,761
8 George 1.902 20,428
9 Joseph 1.727 18,548
10 Thomas 1.567 16,830
11 Edward 1.413 15,177
12 David 1.130 12,139
13 Paul 1.124 12,072
14 Kenneth 1.093 11,739
15 Frank 1.070 11,496
16 Ronald 1.037 11,133
17 Jack 0.997 10,712
18 Harold 0.971 10,426
19 Raymond 0.963 10,347
20 Billy 0.878 9,427
21 Walter 0.806 8,659
22 Eugene 0.749 8,042
23 Henry 0.695 7,468
24 Gerald 0.683 7,340
25 Arthur 0.643 6,908
26 Albert 0.639 6,858
27 Ralph 0.626 6,722
28 Carl 0.625 6,708
29 Joe 0.624 6,698
30 Bobby 0.614 6,591
31 Willie 0.610 6,549
32 Harry 0.531 5,702
33 Fred 0.514 5,519
34 Jerry 0.493 5,300
35 Lawrence 0.493 5,297
36 Howard 0.493 5,293
37 Norman 0.490 5,268
38 Roy 0.487 5,235
39 Louis 0.478 5,133
40 Clarence 0.456 4,894
41 Earl 0.449 4,821
42 Daniel 0.414 4,447
43 Francis 0.408 4,383
44 Herbert 0.407 4,369
45 Anthony 0.393 4,223
46 Marvin 0.390 4,185
47 Ernest 0.387 4,161
48 Leonard 0.382 4,104
49 Alfred 0.363 3,899
50 Roger 0.352 3,785
51 Melvin 0.352 3,776
52 Stanley 0.350 3,757
53 Leroy 0.343 3,679
54 Michael 0.336 3,609
55 Don 0.322 3,454
56 Samuel 0.317 3,405
57 Wayne 0.316 3,392
58 Bill 0.313 3,359
59 Ray 0.303 3,259
60 Bernard 0.302 3,248
61 Dale 0.292 3,141
62 Peter 0.292 3,132
63 Russell 0.281 3,021
64 Gene 0.274 2,945
65 Larry 0.263 2,822
66 Franklin 0.257 2,757
67 Theodore 0.249 2,673
68 Floyd 0.248 2,667
69 Andrew 0.246 2,645
70 Philip 0.244 2,622
71 Lloyd 0.241 2,586
72 Edwin 0.239 2,568
73 Frederick 0.232 2,497
74 Leo 0.232 2,496
75 Jimmie 0.230 2,472
76 Jimmy 0.229 2,460
77 Glenn 0.227 2,435
78 Vernon 0.226 2,429
79 Bob 0.226 2,427
80 Allen 0.225 2,417
81 Gordon 0.224 2,406
82 Clyde 0.216 2,318
83 Leon 0.214 2,297
84 Douglas 0.213 2,284
85 Clifford 0.213 2,283
85 Lee 0.213 2,283
87 Alvin 0.212 2,274
88 Martin 0.210 2,254
89 Herman 0.204 2,193
90 Charlie 0.198 2,129
91 Eddie 0.197 2,112
92 Lewis 0.197 2,111
93 Vincent 0.193 2,069
94 Elmer 0.191 2,054
95 Harvey 0.189 2,030
96 Johnny 0.188 2,015
97 Gilbert 0.184 1,971
98 Bruce 0.181 1,939
99 Jesse 0.173 1,861
100 Arnold 0.169 1,820
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.412 59,865
2 Betty 3.111 34,407
3 Barbara 2.379 26,310
4 Dorothy 2.258 24,971
5 Joan 1.903 21,046
6 Patricia 1.626 17,989
7 Margaret 1.495 16,541
8 Helen 1.480 16,369
9 Shirley 1.308 14,471
10 Doris 1.167 12,910
11 Ruth 1.107 12,250
12 Joyce 1.028 11,366
13 Nancy 0.990 10,946
14 Virginia 0.972 10,755
15 Jean 0.965 10,669
16 Marilyn 0.955 10,568
17 Elizabeth 0.904 9,994
18 Dolores 0.871 9,632
19 Frances 0.864 9,552
20 Lois 0.861 9,521
21 Alice 0.772 8,534
22 Norma 0.760 8,405
23 Evelyn 0.720 7,961
24 Anna 0.716 7,921
25 Gloria 0.706 7,809
26 Mildred 0.691 7,646
27 Martha 0.685 7,581
28 Beverly 0.680 7,525
29 Donna 0.666 7,366
30 Phyllis 0.660 7,304
31 Marie 0.625 6,911
32 Carol 0.594 6,568
33 Rose 0.585 6,471
34 Ann 0.560 6,195
35 Janet 0.523 5,787
36 Louise 0.510 5,645
37 Marjorie 0.507 5,607
38 Ruby 0.494 5,464
39 Peggy 0.492 5,445
40 Catherine 0.492 5,443
41 Annie 0.486 5,381
42 Geraldine 0.482 5,336
43 Irene 0.470 5,200
44 June 0.438 4,841
45 Eleanor 0.437 4,835
46 Carolyn 0.415 4,588
47 Florence 0.410 4,539
48 Lillian 0.393 4,352
49 Jane 0.393 4,347
50 Edna 0.387 4,278
51 Thelma 0.386 4,273
52 Wanda 0.385 4,263
53 Rita 0.385 4,255
54 Gladys 0.378 4,184
55 Lorraine 0.376 4,162
56 Delores 0.375 4,149
57 Josephine 0.370 4,093
58 Juanita 0.362 4,007
59 Pauline 0.352 3,899
60 Theresa 0.345 3,816
61 Audrey 0.337 3,732
62 Joanne 0.337 3,731
63 Lucille 0.330 3,651
64 Bonnie 0.327 3,619
65 Wilma 0.327 3,614
66 Ethel 0.326 3,606
67 Sarah 0.325 3,599
68 Elaine 0.323 3,578
69 Edith 0.323 3,571
70 Clara 0.322 3,558
71 Bernice 0.320 3,543
72 Grace 0.320 3,536
73 Marion 0.315 3,489
74 Charlotte 0.304 3,363
75 Hazel 0.302 3,341
76 Emma 0.301 3,327
77 Patsy 0.294 3,256
78 Marlene 0.291 3,219
79 Joann 0.282 3,117
80 Arlene 0.281 3,108
81 Anne 0.268 2,968
82 Esther 0.267 2,958
83 Kathleen 0.266 2,942
84 Sally 0.264 2,915
85 Jacqueline 0.260 2,873
86 Marian 0.256 2,835
87 Beatrice 0.252 2,783
88 Loretta 0.249 2,749
88 Laura 0.249 2,749
90 Vivian 0.241 2,664
91 Willie 0.240 2,659
92 Julia 0.240 2,658
93 Billie 0.238 2,634
94 Janice 0.237 2,627
95 Katherine 0.234 2,589
96 Sylvia 0.232 2,565
97 Elsie 0.231 2,556
98 Eva 0.228 2,521
99 Constance 0.225 2,492
100 Rosemary 0.224 2,483