Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1934 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 1934:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Robert 5.259 55,823
2 James 5.108 54,218
3 John 4.402 46,722
4 William 3.783 40,152
5 Richard 3.123 33,147
6 Donald 2.864 30,401
7 Charles 2.806 29,783
8 George 1.742 18,490
9 Thomas 1.636 17,369
10 Joseph 1.611 17,101
11 Ronald 1.327 14,083
12 David 1.318 13,994
13 Edward 1.312 13,923
14 Paul 1.149 12,192
15 Kenneth 1.112 11,801
16 Frank 1.001 10,629
17 Jack 0.941 9,984
18 Harold 0.935 9,923
19 Raymond 0.902 9,579
20 Billy 0.900 9,558
21 Walter 0.761 8,082
22 Gerald 0.736 7,814
23 Bobby 0.709 7,526
24 Eugene 0.673 7,145
25 Jerry 0.671 7,127
26 Joe 0.667 7,079
27 Henry 0.634 6,731
28 Carl 0.629 6,678
29 Arthur 0.607 6,442
30 Willie 0.598 6,343
31 Ralph 0.591 6,278
32 Albert 0.565 5,998
33 Fred 0.515 5,461
34 Lawrence 0.502 5,323
35 Roy 0.481 5,105
36 Harry 0.480 5,093
37 Howard 0.477 5,062
38 Norman 0.470 4,986
39 Roger 0.449 4,765
40 Louis 0.441 4,678
41 Earl 0.436 4,627
42 Daniel 0.424 4,502
43 Larry 0.421 4,471
44 Marvin 0.398 4,223
45 Clarence 0.397 4,211
46 Franklin 0.391 4,151
47 Michael 0.387 4,105
48 Wayne 0.380 4,031
49 Francis 0.378 4,007
50 Don 0.369 3,921
51 Ernest 0.362 3,846
52 Anthony 0.362 3,838
53 Leonard 0.361 3,831
54 Leroy 0.356 3,774
55 Melvin 0.349 3,700
56 Jimmy 0.348 3,699
57 Herbert 0.339 3,601
58 Stanley 0.336 3,568
59 Bill 0.333 3,531
60 Gary 0.316 3,355
61 Peter 0.310 3,290
62 Dale 0.305 3,241
63 Ray 0.299 3,172
64 Alfred 0.298 3,159
65 Bernard 0.296 3,147
66 Samuel 0.296 3,139
67 Gene 0.269 2,853
68 Jimmie 0.268 2,840
69 Philip 0.262 2,784
70 Russell 0.257 2,732
71 Gordon 0.249 2,639
72 Douglas 0.239 2,539
73 Floyd 0.238 2,528
74 Theodore 0.238 2,521
75 Bob 0.233 2,478
76 Andrew 0.230 2,445
77 Frederick 0.229 2,430
78 Bruce 0.226 2,402
79 Lee 0.224 2,375
80 Edwin 0.221 2,346
81 Lloyd 0.220 2,340
82 Glenn 0.220 2,338
83 Johnny 0.220 2,335
84 Clyde 0.219 2,324
85 Clifford 0.218 2,314
86 Leo 0.217 2,306
87 Leon 0.217 2,300
88 Allen 0.211 2,244
89 Vernon 0.210 2,225
90 Jim 0.208 2,208
91 Martin 0.205 2,176
92 Eddie 0.204 2,162
93 Alvin 0.202 2,148
94 Lewis 0.195 2,065
95 Dennis 0.193 2,051
96 Warren 0.191 2,026
97 Herman 0.189 2,010
98 Tommy 0.182 1,937
99 Harvey 0.182 1,934
100 Charlie 0.178 1,894
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.259 56,906
2 Betty 2.872 31,075
3 Barbara 2.701 29,226
4 Shirley 2.111 22,839
5 Dorothy 1.967 21,282
6 Patricia 1.926 20,843
7 Joan 1.799 19,465
8 Margaret 1.400 15,144
9 Helen 1.303 14,096
10 Nancy 1.249 13,515
11 Doris 1.074 11,622
12 Joyce 1.059 11,461
13 Ruth 0.976 10,566
14 Carol 0.949 10,270
15 Virginia 0.924 9,997
16 Jean 0.898 9,712
17 Marilyn 0.867 9,382
18 Elizabeth 0.863 9,343
19 Frances 0.851 9,209
20 Lois 0.775 8,385
21 Janet 0.746 8,067
22 Beverly 0.729 7,887
23 Donna 0.727 7,866
24 Norma 0.719 7,783
25 Alice 0.719 7,780
26 Dolores 0.710 7,688
27 Martha 0.702 7,601
28 Phyllis 0.663 7,177
29 Evelyn 0.645 6,977
30 Gloria 0.629 6,807
31 Anna 0.617 6,677
32 Ann 0.613 6,638
33 Carolyn 0.598 6,468
34 Marie 0.584 6,322
35 Mildred 0.571 6,177
36 Peggy 0.557 6,022
37 Rose 0.516 5,579
38 Annie 0.464 5,018
39 Ruby 0.460 4,977
40 Louise 0.460 4,973
41 Marjorie 0.459 4,971
42 Catherine 0.456 4,936
43 Geraldine 0.447 4,834
44 Eleanor 0.436 4,717
45 Joanne 0.420 4,542
46 June 0.405 4,386
47 Wanda 0.404 4,370
48 Jane 0.403 4,357
49 Irene 0.402 4,346
50 Joann 0.383 4,146
51 Delores 0.369 3,991
52 Lillian 0.367 3,973
53 Arlene 0.362 3,913
54 Elaine 0.360 3,899
55 Edna 0.352 3,806
56 Lorraine 0.349 3,775
57 Marlene 0.347 3,755
58 Bonnie 0.347 3,750
59 Patsy 0.346 3,746
60 Josephine 0.346 3,740
61 Florence 0.345 3,731
62 Sally 0.344 3,726
63 Rita 0.340 3,683
64 Juanita 0.338 3,661
65 Thelma 0.337 3,644
66 Gladys 0.334 3,611
67 Sarah 0.333 3,600
68 Janice 0.331 3,586
69 Audrey 0.331 3,580
70 Sylvia 0.321 3,474
71 Pauline 0.319 3,447
72 Charlotte 0.317 3,431
73 Wilma 0.306 3,312
74 Kathleen 0.303 3,277
75 Jo 0.301 3,254
76 Clara 0.298 3,223
77 Theresa 0.295 3,191
78 Ethel 0.294 3,178
79 Grace 0.285 3,087
80 Jacqueline 0.281 3,036
81 Edith 0.278 3,013
82 Loretta 0.275 2,976
82 Bernice 0.275 2,976
84 Lucille 0.272 2,947
85 Emma 0.272 2,938
86 Marion 0.266 2,881
87 Hazel 0.260 2,808
88 Anne 0.257 2,783
89 Carole 0.245 2,655
90 Darlene 0.241 2,606
91 Esther 0.238 2,577
92 Billie 0.236 2,556
93 Sandra 0.236 2,552
94 Judith 0.227 2,459
95 Ellen 0.227 2,455
96 Laura 0.225 2,436
97 Marian 0.224 2,426
98 Vivian 0.223 2,411
99 Beatrice 0.223 2,409
100 Eva 0.221 2,389