Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1945 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 1945:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 James 5.429 74,439
2 Robert 5.100 69,927
3 John 4.822 66,119
4 William 3.661 50,198
5 Richard 3.358 46,038
6 David 2.705 37,096
7 Charles 2.366 32,449
8 Thomas 2.325 31,877
9 Michael 2.181 29,912
10 Ronald 1.726 23,662
11 Larry 1.664 22,815
12 Donald 1.614 22,134
13 Gary 1.557 21,344
14 Joseph 1.518 20,819
15 George 1.409 19,314
16 Kenneth 1.319 18,092
17 Paul 1.240 16,998
18 Edward 1.157 15,869
19 Dennis 1.093 14,990
20 Jerry 1.072 14,699
21 Frank 0.793 10,868
22 Roger 0.771 10,570
23 Raymond 0.719 9,854
24 Daniel 0.708 9,703
25 Gerald 0.646 8,862
26 Stephen 0.630 8,635
27 Walter 0.553 7,576
28 Harold 0.549 7,528
29 Douglas 0.539 7,396
30 Lawrence 0.522 7,164
31 Willie 0.513 7,033
32 Jack 0.500 6,853
33 Terry 0.499 6,838
34 Arthur 0.496 6,804
35 Wayne 0.491 6,735
36 Joe 0.483 6,624
37 Henry 0.481 6,601
38 Peter 0.473 6,488
39 Carl 0.460 6,311
40 Roy 0.450 6,177
41 Jimmy 0.449 6,154
42 Billy 0.439 6,016
43 Steven 0.436 5,973
44 Ralph 0.422 5,780
45 Johnny 0.416 5,700
46 Anthony 0.415 5,685
47 Harry 0.412 5,653
48 Bruce 0.409 5,611
49 Albert 0.396 5,432
50 Eugene 0.376 5,161
51 Fred 0.373 5,114
52 Alan 0.370 5,072
53 Bobby 0.368 5,052
54 Howard 0.348 4,765
55 Louis 0.327 4,478
56 Danny 0.304 4,173
57 Leonard 0.301 4,122
58 Philip 0.300 4,109
59 Stanley 0.296 4,058
60 Ernest 0.292 4,003
61 Dale 0.289 3,958
62 Samuel 0.289 3,956
63 Patrick 0.281 3,853
64 Russell 0.277 3,800
65 Norman 0.272 3,727
66 Bill 0.271 3,712
67 Ronnie 0.266 3,643
68 Jim 0.264 3,625
69 Mike 0.262 3,593
70 Timothy 0.262 3,592
71 Earl 0.260 3,564
72 Mark 0.259 3,549
73 Allen 0.254 3,485
74 Don 0.254 3,481
75 Francis 0.251 3,448
76 Tommy 0.251 3,447
77 Frederick 0.250 3,434
78 Melvin 0.248 3,400
79 Steve 0.247 3,384
80 Marvin 0.240 3,289
81 Eddie 0.235 3,221
82 Clarence 0.232 3,186
83 Leroy 0.232 3,178
84 Barry 0.229 3,137
85 Phillip 0.225 3,081
86 Andrew 0.219 3,007
87 Lee 0.214 2,936
88 Alfred 0.211 2,894
88 Tom 0.211 2,894
90 Martin 0.206 2,824
91 Jeffrey 0.203 2,781
92 Ray 0.200 2,740
93 Glenn 0.199 2,731
94 Herbert 0.194 2,659
95 Victor 0.191 2,623
96 Gregory 0.181 2,475
97 Curtis 0.175 2,393
98 Bernard 0.174 2,390
99 Clifford 0.173 2,378
100 Gene 0.173 2,372
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 4.404 59,284
2 Linda 3.081 41,468
3 Barbara 2.843 38,273
4 Patricia 2.663 35,844
5 Carol 2.258 30,390
6 Sandra 1.835 24,694
7 Nancy 1.594 21,454
8 Sharon 1.548 20,834
9 Judith 1.500 20,187
10 Susan 1.428 19,221
11 Betty 1.366 18,386
12 Carolyn 1.280 17,232
13 Judy 1.263 17,003
14 Shirley 1.200 16,149
15 Margaret 1.165 15,686
16 Karen 1.165 15,681
17 Donna 1.144 15,396
18 Joyce 1.036 13,950
19 Kathleen 1.025 13,803
20 Janet 0.916 12,327
21 Dorothy 0.916 12,325
22 Diane 0.908 12,226
23 Gloria 0.820 11,033
24 Janice 0.801 10,783
25 Joan 0.772 10,395
26 Elizabeth 0.768 10,336
27 Marilyn 0.708 9,534
28 Virginia 0.687 9,248
29 Brenda 0.684 9,207
30 Martha 0.650 8,746
31 Helen 0.617 8,300
32 Cheryl 0.605 8,149
33 Ruth 0.597 8,039
34 Frances 0.590 7,940
35 Bonnie 0.576 7,747
36 Jane 0.567 7,639
37 Beverly 0.566 7,618
38 Jean 0.552 7,428
39 Ann 0.523 7,039
40 Phyllis 0.485 6,530
41 Alice 0.472 6,357
42 Pamela 0.458 6,169
43 Diana 0.449 6,047
44 Elaine 0.437 5,889
45 Peggy 0.434 5,839
46 Doris 0.433 5,822
47 Connie 0.396 5,337
48 Lois 0.382 5,147
49 Marie 0.377 5,081
50 Catherine 0.374 5,032
51 Carole 0.360 4,843
52 Gail 0.359 4,831
53 Joanne 0.343 4,618
54 Rose 0.339 4,557
55 Charlotte 0.337 4,530
56 Geraldine 0.332 4,474
57 Evelyn 0.325 4,378
58 Wanda 0.319 4,294
59 Rita 0.318 4,281
60 Jo 0.314 4,223
61 Ellen 0.311 4,190
62 Christine 0.303 4,075
63 Jacqueline 0.296 3,989
64 Sally 0.296 3,980
65 Kathryn 0.295 3,972
66 Sue 0.291 3,917
67 Paula 0.282 3,795
68 Suzanne 0.280 3,770
69 Annie 0.278 3,737
70 Eileen 0.270 3,634
71 Darlene 0.269 3,626
72 Dianne 0.268 3,611
73 Anna 0.268 3,606
74 Norma 0.268 3,602
75 Roberta 0.268 3,601
76 Sarah 0.267 3,595
77 Laura 0.266 3,587
78 Louise 0.261 3,514
79 Rosemary 0.260 3,500
80 Joann 0.257 3,466
81 Anne 0.254 3,413
82 Katherine 0.252 3,392
83 Sylvia 0.251 3,375
84 Patsy 0.249 3,347
85 Rebecca 0.247 3,331
86 Maria 0.246 3,309
87 Lorraine 0.238 3,207
88 Marcia 0.238 3,205
89 Sheila 0.236 3,177
90 Cynthia 0.232 3,128
91 Kay 0.227 3,060
92 Mildred 0.220 2,963
93 Glenda 0.220 2,962
94 Marjorie 0.218 2,930
95 Ruby 0.216 2,905
96 Theresa 0.215 2,894
97 Irene 0.214 2,883
98 Jeanne 0.212 2,860
99 Arlene 0.206 2,771
100 Anita 0.205 2,766