Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1943 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 1943:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 James 5.518 80,236
2 Robert 5.148 74,846
3 John 4.739 68,907
4 William 3.844 55,889
5 Richard 3.186 46,326
6 David 2.561 37,230
7 Charles 2.518 36,619
8 Thomas 2.260 32,863
9 Ronald 2.010 29,227
10 Michael 1.701 24,737
11 Donald 1.679 24,406
12 Larry 1.579 22,962
13 Joseph 1.569 22,814
14 George 1.491 21,675
15 Kenneth 1.314 19,108
16 Gary 1.228 17,857
17 Jerry 1.219 17,726
18 Edward 1.218 17,711
19 Paul 1.186 17,247
20 Dennis 0.970 14,111
21 Frank 0.842 12,247
22 Raymond 0.783 11,388
23 Gerald 0.781 11,358
24 Roger 0.740 10,763
25 Daniel 0.630 9,165
26 Walter 0.622 9,037
27 Harold 0.595 8,658
28 Douglas 0.566 8,234
29 Stephen 0.545 7,926
30 Arthur 0.535 7,781
31 Henry 0.524 7,623
32 Lawrence 0.521 7,576
33 Carl 0.513 7,464
34 Jack 0.509 7,400
35 Joe 0.503 7,307
36 Willie 0.494 7,176
37 Billy 0.482 7,014
38 Roy 0.476 6,924
39 Peter 0.473 6,875
40 Wayne 0.465 6,766
41 Ralph 0.465 6,763
42 Jimmy 0.443 6,439
43 Albert 0.434 6,305
44 Anthony 0.426 6,201
45 Fred 0.424 6,168
46 Bobby 0.421 6,118
47 Eugene 0.406 5,897
48 Howard 0.394 5,736
49 Terry 0.394 5,733
50 Harry 0.393 5,719
51 Bruce 0.374 5,431
52 Johnny 0.370 5,380
53 Louis 0.346 5,027
54 Stanley 0.323 4,698
55 Leonard 0.317 4,607
56 Norman 0.311 4,520
57 Philip 0.308 4,473
58 Steven 0.293 4,267
59 Dale 0.291 4,231
60 Earl 0.288 4,183
61 Ernest 0.287 4,172
62 Samuel 0.285 4,137
63 Francis 0.280 4,065
64 Melvin 0.280 4,064
65 Bill 0.274 3,989
66 Marvin 0.271 3,937
67 Alan 0.265 3,857
68 Clarence 0.265 3,853
69 Patrick 0.264 3,845
70 Frederick 0.264 3,838
71 Ronnie 0.263 3,825
72 Don 0.262 3,813
73 Russell 0.258 3,752
74 Leroy 0.257 3,735
75 Jim 0.253 3,676
76 Allen 0.249 3,626
77 Tommy 0.248 3,612
78 Alfred 0.237 3,443
79 Andrew 0.230 3,351
80 Eddie 0.225 3,276
81 Phillip 0.224 3,250
82 Barry 0.220 3,192
83 Martin 0.212 3,078
84 Ray 0.211 3,064
85 Glenn 0.210 3,050
86 Herbert 0.209 3,043
87 Tom 0.200 2,910
88 Danny 0.199 2,898
89 Gene 0.197 2,868
90 Mike 0.193 2,803
91 Lee 0.192 2,791
92 Bernard 0.189 2,745
93 Steve 0.185 2,688
94 Clifford 0.183 2,659
95 Jimmie 0.181 2,629
96 Victor 0.180 2,617
97 Theodore 0.180 2,614
98 Gordon 0.179 2,607
99 Timothy 0.177 2,579
100 Curtis 0.174 2,528
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 4.611 66,166
2 Barbara 3.026 43,427
3 Patricia 2.760 39,614
4 Linda 2.678 38,436
5 Carol 2.207 31,678
6 Sandra 1.811 25,989
7 Judith 1.757 25,210
8 Sharon 1.722 24,707
9 Nancy 1.671 23,983
10 Betty 1.505 21,594
11 Carolyn 1.419 20,360
12 Shirley 1.242 17,819
13 Judy 1.211 17,379
14 Margaret 1.195 17,143
15 Karen 1.172 16,815
16 Joyce 1.149 16,487
17 Donna 1.039 14,911
18 Susan 1.037 14,886
19 Dorothy 1.030 14,784
20 Janet 0.928 13,316
21 Joan 0.922 13,230
22 Kathleen 0.847 12,151
23 Elizabeth 0.812 11,650
24 Diane 0.789 11,324
25 Virginia 0.755 10,841
26 Janice 0.742 10,653
27 Marilyn 0.707 10,143
28 Helen 0.683 9,799
29 Martha 0.676 9,705
30 Gloria 0.675 9,681
31 Frances 0.658 9,439
32 Beverly 0.657 9,428
33 Ruth 0.653 9,366
34 Bonnie 0.618 8,865
35 Brenda 0.588 8,435
36 Jean 0.564 8,098
37 Ann 0.545 7,827
38 Alice 0.533 7,646
39 Phyllis 0.530 7,604
40 Doris 0.497 7,128
41 Peggy 0.454 6,509
42 Carole 0.453 6,507
43 Lois 0.427 6,132
44 Jane 0.420 6,029
45 Marie 0.416 5,976
46 Elaine 0.416 5,967
47 Charlotte 0.382 5,481
48 Catherine 0.378 5,423
49 Joanne 0.367 5,269
50 Rose 0.363 5,208
51 Geraldine 0.362 5,189
52 Rita 0.349 5,009
53 Evelyn 0.342 4,912
54 Pamela 0.337 4,837
55 Gail 0.335 4,809
56 Wanda 0.328 4,704
57 Sally 0.324 4,656
58 Norma 0.316 4,541
59 Connie 0.314 4,508
60 Joann 0.311 4,463
61 Patsy 0.303 4,351
62 Diana 0.302 4,337
63 Jo 0.300 4,299
64 Anna 0.295 4,234
65 Jacqueline 0.292 4,187
66 Roberta 0.290 4,168
67 Ellen 0.289 4,153
68 Eileen 0.285 4,092
69 Annie 0.283 4,063
70 Louise 0.282 4,041
71 Sarah 0.278 3,988
72 Sue 0.268 3,849
73 Darlene 0.263 3,772
74 Dolores 0.258 3,696
75 Kathryn 0.254 3,646
76 Sylvia 0.253 3,625
77 Mildred 0.252 3,623
78 Katherine 0.252 3,614
79 Marjorie 0.251 3,606
80 Anne 0.246 3,535
81 Kay 0.243 3,492
82 Ruby 0.241 3,465
83 Glenda 0.237 3,402
84 Christine 0.231 3,315
85 Irene 0.230 3,298
86 Suzanne 0.229 3,280
87 Rebecca 0.228 3,268
88 Dianne 0.222 3,193
89 Loretta 0.221 3,171
90 Arlene 0.219 3,145
91 Juanita 0.215 3,081
92 Sheila 0.214 3,064
93 Paula 0.212 3,042
94 Lorraine 0.210 3,016
95 Julia 0.207 2,969
96 Rosemary 0.207 2,968
96 Marcia 0.207 2,968
98 Anita 0.205 2,949
99 Theresa 0.204 2,928
99 Delores 0.204 2,928