Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1937 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 1937:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Robert 5.654 61,807
2 James 5.173 56,548
3 John 4.458 48,736
4 William 3.723 40,694
5 Richard 3.016 32,968
6 Charles 2.790 30,504
7 Donald 2.548 27,859
8 David 1.919 20,973
9 Thomas 1.808 19,769
10 George 1.686 18,426
11 Ronald 1.659 18,133
12 Joseph 1.583 17,308
13 Edward 1.365 14,924
14 Kenneth 1.208 13,209
15 Paul 1.177 12,868
16 Larry 0.944 10,319
17 Jerry 0.942 10,299
18 Frank 0.926 10,123
19 Raymond 0.876 9,574
20 Gerald 0.861 9,417
21 Harold 0.782 8,546
22 Billy 0.759 8,299
23 Jack 0.749 8,189
24 Bobby 0.708 7,742
25 Joe 0.708 7,736
26 Walter 0.684 7,482
27 Michael 0.649 7,095
28 Carl 0.632 6,906
29 Gary 0.619 6,770
30 Henry 0.610 6,668
31 Arthur 0.577 6,313
32 Willie 0.569 6,224
33 Eugene 0.548 5,991
34 Ralph 0.541 5,915
35 Fred 0.525 5,739
36 Roger 0.522 5,708
37 Albert 0.518 5,667
38 Lawrence 0.503 5,502
39 Daniel 0.469 5,122
40 Roy 0.447 4,888
41 Harry 0.440 4,813
42 Howard 0.430 4,698
43 Norman 0.428 4,674
44 Wayne 0.422 4,614
45 Jimmy 0.413 4,513
46 Louis 0.399 4,357
47 Anthony 0.397 4,335
48 Earl 0.361 3,941
49 Marvin 0.357 3,907
50 Melvin 0.356 3,888
51 Don 0.349 3,814
52 Peter 0.348 3,809
53 Ernest 0.344 3,757
54 Clarence 0.343 3,754
55 Francis 0.341 3,726
56 Leroy 0.325 3,556
57 Stanley 0.318 3,481
58 Leonard 0.318 3,480
59 Dale 0.305 3,336
60 Alfred 0.291 3,179
61 Gene 0.290 3,165
62 Philip 0.289 3,161
63 Dennis 0.289 3,160
64 Bill 0.285 3,119
65 Herbert 0.278 3,038
66 Samuel 0.277 3,030
67 Russell 0.265 2,897
68 Frederick 0.263 2,878
69 Johnny 0.258 2,824
70 Bruce 0.257 2,807
71 Ray 0.249 2,726
72 Jimmie 0.245 2,681
73 Bernard 0.244 2,671
74 Douglas 0.238 2,607
75 Gordon 0.232 2,531
76 Franklin 0.230 2,517
77 Allen 0.230 2,516
78 Lee 0.229 2,499
79 Andrew 0.220 2,405
80 Floyd 0.218 2,385
81 Bob 0.216 2,363
82 Eddie 0.215 2,349
83 Jim 0.215 2,348
84 Leon 0.213 2,327
85 Tommy 0.213 2,326
86 Theodore 0.212 2,314
87 Martin 0.208 2,275
88 Edwin 0.207 2,262
89 Glenn 0.207 2,261
90 Clifford 0.204 2,228
91 Lloyd 0.197 2,152
92 Stephen 0.195 2,133
93 Clyde 0.192 2,099
94 Patrick 0.191 2,090
95 Harvey 0.190 2,078
96 Vernon 0.190 2,073
97 Leo 0.184 2,014
98 Phillip 0.183 2,005
99 Alvin 0.182 1,986
100 Jerome 0.181 1,978
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.051 55,639
2 Barbara 3.169 34,906
3 Patricia 2.436 26,839
4 Shirley 2.434 26,814
5 Betty 2.299 25,322
6 Carol 1.573 17,333
7 Nancy 1.549 17,067
8 Dorothy 1.504 16,573
9 Joan 1.388 15,296
10 Margaret 1.375 15,143
11 Joyce 1.072 11,811
12 Helen 1.039 11,451
13 Marilyn 0.884 9,735
14 Beverly 0.875 9,635
15 Ruth 0.872 9,603
16 Virginia 0.864 9,513
17 Elizabeth 0.852 9,384
18 Janet 0.850 9,361
19 Frances 0.822 9,056
20 Carolyn 0.811 8,939
21 Donna 0.806 8,884
22 Doris 0.806 8,882
23 Jean 0.762 8,392
24 Martha 0.722 7,954
25 Janice 0.705 7,765
26 Sandra 0.682 7,516
27 Phyllis 0.658 7,245
28 Alice 0.647 7,123
29 Lois 0.629 6,930
30 Ann 0.609 6,709
31 Peggy 0.579 6,375
32 Gloria 0.574 6,328
33 Norma 0.565 6,229
34 Judith 0.558 6,146
35 Marie 0.551 6,075
36 Evelyn 0.523 5,761
37 Dolores 0.505 5,565
38 Rose 0.494 5,447
39 Anna 0.494 5,446
40 Marlene 0.457 5,035
41 Sharon 0.427 4,704
42 Jane 0.427 4,700
43 Mildred 0.422 4,645
44 Geraldine 0.414 4,556
45 Elaine 0.411 4,527
46 Annie 0.406 4,475
47 Catherine 0.405 4,457
48 Louise 0.397 4,379
48 Linda 0.397 4,379
50 Sylvia 0.396 4,364
51 Joanne 0.393 4,334
52 Ruby 0.389 4,288
53 Eleanor 0.388 4,274
54 Patsy 0.385 4,243
55 Wanda 0.381 4,200
56 Carole 0.381 4,197
57 Marjorie 0.371 4,089
58 Joann 0.357 3,937
59 Sally 0.356 3,927
60 Arlene 0.346 3,807
61 Kathleen 0.340 3,742
62 Irene 0.333 3,671
63 Loretta 0.333 3,670
64 Bonnie 0.326 3,595
65 Sarah 0.326 3,586
66 Roberta 0.324 3,568
67 Charlotte 0.321 3,537
68 Delores 0.320 3,529
69 Rita 0.310 3,418
70 Jacqueline 0.308 3,395
71 June 0.307 3,378
72 Darlene 0.298 3,285
73 Jo 0.293 3,226
74 Edna 0.292 3,221
75 Juanita 0.288 3,177
76 Diane 0.288 3,174
77 Yvonne 0.288 3,171
78 Thelma 0.278 3,061
79 Kay 0.273 3,010
80 Wilma 0.270 2,977
81 Florence 0.268 2,953
82 Josephine 0.267 2,941
83 Lorraine 0.267 2,938
84 Lillian 0.263 2,900
85 Audrey 0.262 2,888
86 Gladys 0.261 2,871
87 Pauline 0.256 2,817
88 Ethel 0.251 2,765
89 Emma 0.249 2,746
90 Judy 0.249 2,741
90 Jeanette 0.249 2,741
92 Anne 0.247 2,723
93 Anita 0.246 2,712
94 Grace 0.246 2,710
95 Theresa 0.245 2,700
96 Edith 0.241 2,650
97 Susan 0.240 2,643
98 Lucille 0.239 2,638
99 Gail 0.239 2,632
100 Clara 0.233 2,571