Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in United States of 1939 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 1939:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Robert 5.263 59,631
2 James 5.262 59,615
3 John 4.504 51,023
4 William 3.713 42,068
5 Richard 3.122 35,365
6 Charles 2.717 30,779
7 David 2.238 25,355
8 Donald 2.124 24,059
9 Thomas 1.953 22,122
10 Ronald 1.750 19,829
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 4.842 54,902
2 Barbara 3.286 37,261
3 Patricia 2.619 29,700
4 Betty 2.085 23,636
5 Shirley 1.803 20,446
6 Carol 1.778 20,165
7 Nancy 1.739 19,722
8 Judith 1.466 16,623
9 Dorothy 1.338 15,170
10 Margaret 1.319 14,951