Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1935 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 1935:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Robert 5.286 56,509
2 James 5.142 54,979
3 John 4.442 47,492
4 William 3.760 40,196
5 Richard 3.174 33,938
6 Charles 2.803 29,964
7 Donald 2.774 29,655
8 George 1.735 18,546
9 Thomas 1.653 17,672
10 Joseph 1.607 17,182
11 David 1.465 15,658
12 Ronald 1.447 15,473
13 Edward 1.294 13,832
14 Paul 1.174 12,554
15 Kenneth 1.128 12,061
16 Frank 0.974 10,415
17 Raymond 0.894 9,560
18 Jack 0.882 9,425
19 Billy 0.864 9,236
20 Harold 0.857 9,166
21 Gerald 0.791 8,452
22 Jerry 0.790 8,447
23 Walter 0.730 7,809
24 Bobby 0.723 7,725
25 Joe 0.707 7,559
26 Henry 0.641 6,852
27 Eugene 0.640 6,845
28 Carl 0.626 6,694
29 Arthur 0.612 6,542
30 Willie 0.592 6,331
31 Albert 0.570 6,092
31 Ralph 0.570 6,092
33 Larry 0.559 5,976
34 Fred 0.514 5,492
35 Lawrence 0.500 5,349
36 Roger 0.482 5,151
37 Harry 0.473 5,052
38 Norman 0.471 5,038
39 Howard 0.465 4,968
40 Roy 0.462 4,936
41 Michael 0.459 4,903
42 Louis 0.431 4,613
43 Daniel 0.429 4,590
44 Gary 0.420 4,487
45 Marvin 0.399 4,266
46 Earl 0.394 4,215
47 Jimmy 0.390 4,172
48 Clarence 0.382 4,079
49 Wayne 0.379 4,057
50 Leroy 0.367 3,921
51 Don 0.366 3,914
52 Anthony 0.366 3,908
53 Francis 0.364 3,895
54 Leonard 0.356 3,804
55 Ernest 0.346 3,696
56 Stanley 0.346 3,695
57 Melvin 0.337 3,598
58 Herbert 0.322 3,440
59 Peter 0.320 3,419
60 Bill 0.307 3,283
61 Dale 0.306 3,271
62 Samuel 0.295 3,153
63 Alfred 0.292 3,118
64 Ray 0.287 3,066
65 Philip 0.286 3,062
66 Gene 0.275 2,941
67 Bernard 0.274 2,932
68 Russell 0.265 2,831
69 Jimmie 0.265 2,830
70 Gordon 0.244 2,612
71 Franklin 0.244 2,608
72 Dennis 0.243 2,593
73 Frederick 0.242 2,583
74 Douglas 0.236 2,528
75 Johnny 0.236 2,527
76 Floyd 0.234 2,505
77 Bruce 0.229 2,448
78 Glenn 0.228 2,435
79 Theodore 0.228 2,434
80 Lee 0.227 2,424
81 Bob 0.223 2,388
82 Clyde 0.220 2,352
83 Allen 0.216 2,308
84 Lloyd 0.214 2,292
85 Andrew 0.214 2,289
86 Leon 0.214 2,283
87 Eddie 0.213 2,280
88 Clifford 0.211 2,261
89 Edwin 0.211 2,259
90 Jim 0.210 2,244
91 Alvin 0.202 2,164
92 Leo 0.200 2,142
93 Martin 0.198 2,116
94 Vernon 0.197 2,110
95 Tommy 0.190 2,029
96 Jerome 0.188 2,007
97 Warren 0.186 1,991
98 Lewis 0.184 1,970
99 Harvey 0.183 1,957
100 Herman 0.180 1,921
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.068 55,068
2 Shirley 3.898 42,353
3 Barbara 2.825 30,692
4 Betty 2.638 28,667
5 Patricia 2.105 22,877
6 Dorothy 1.785 19,395
7 Joan 1.677 18,220
8 Margaret 1.354 14,716
9 Nancy 1.339 14,544
10 Helen 1.176 12,778
11 Carol 1.080 11,735
12 Joyce 1.046 11,361
13 Doris 0.976 10,603
14 Marilyn 0.959 10,416
15 Ruth 0.919 9,988
16 Virginia 0.908 9,862
17 Elizabeth 0.835 9,071
18 Jean 0.814 8,850
19 Frances 0.807 8,767
20 Beverly 0.736 7,993
21 Lois 0.735 7,989
22 Janet 0.723 7,857
23 Donna 0.717 7,791
24 Martha 0.701 7,622
25 Alice 0.685 7,444
26 Dolores 0.678 7,372
27 Phyllis 0.678 7,366
28 Carolyn 0.641 6,965
29 Norma 0.632 6,866
30 Ann 0.617 6,706
31 Evelyn 0.603 6,557
32 Gloria 0.584 6,345
33 Marie 0.579 6,293
34 Anna 0.567 6,162
35 Mildred 0.510 5,544
36 Peggy 0.485 5,270
37 Rose 0.481 5,228
38 Annie 0.446 4,850
39 Marlene 0.444 4,825
40 Geraldine 0.443 4,816
41 Ruby 0.438 4,761
42 Catherine 0.432 4,698
43 Jane 0.427 4,642
44 Louise 0.421 4,571
45 Joanne 0.420 4,562
46 Marjorie 0.413 4,484
47 Janice 0.409 4,445
48 Eleanor 0.383 4,166
49 Wanda 0.378 4,102
50 Sandra 0.376 4,089
51 Elaine 0.375 4,079
52 Irene 0.362 3,932
53 Joann 0.360 3,913
54 Judith 0.356 3,871
55 June 0.353 3,838
56 Patsy 0.350 3,799
57 Delores 0.349 3,790
58 Sally 0.341 3,708
59 Arlene 0.339 3,683
60 Sylvia 0.333 3,620
61 Sarah 0.333 3,617
62 Bonnie 0.332 3,611
63 Rita 0.329 3,578
64 Audrey 0.323 3,515
65 Charlotte 0.319 3,469
66 Lillian 0.315 3,422
67 Edna 0.315 3,420
68 Lorraine 0.313 3,402
69 Loretta 0.310 3,368
70 Wilma 0.309 3,361
71 Kathleen 0.309 3,353
72 Juanita 0.308 3,346
73 Jo 0.303 3,296
74 Florence 0.302 3,278
75 Josephine 0.300 3,259
76 Thelma 0.293 3,183
77 Roberta 0.293 3,179
78 Gladys 0.290 3,147
79 Jacqueline 0.287 3,115
80 Pauline 0.283 3,074
81 Clara 0.282 3,069
82 Ethel 0.276 3,004
83 Grace 0.276 2,995
84 Anne 0.266 2,893
85 Lucille 0.266 2,887
86 Theresa 0.264 2,864
87 Edith 0.260 2,830
88 Marion 0.259 2,813
89 Emma 0.258 2,803
90 Bernice 0.255 2,773
91 Darlene 0.249 2,701
92 Hazel 0.248 2,695
93 Carole 0.247 2,682
94 Esther 0.234 2,541
95 Ellen 0.224 2,435
96 Sharon 0.223 2,427
97 Rosemary 0.221 2,396
98 Yvonne 0.220 2,387
99 Willie 0.218 2,370
100 Margie 0.218 2,368