Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in United States of 1936 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 1936:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Robert 5.496 58,477
2 James 5.138 54,668
3 John 4.479 47,654
4 William 3.702 39,382
5 Richard 3.147 33,479
6 Charles 2.733 29,077
7 Donald 2.691 28,630
8 Thomas 1.724 18,337
9 George 1.710 18,193
10 David 1.643 17,480
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.046 54,361
2 Shirley 3.263 35,151
3 Barbara 2.940 31,676
4 Betty 2.400 25,861
5 Patricia 2.219 23,909
6 Dorothy 1.640 17,667
7 Joan 1.584 17,068
8 Nancy 1.555 16,754
9 Margaret 1.354 14,591
10 Carol 1.348 14,520