Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in United States of 1947 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 1947:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 James 5.101 94,743
2 Robert 4.934 91,645
3 John 4.755 88,327
4 William 3.606 66,971
5 Richard 3.149 58,497
6 David 3.112 57,809
7 Michael 2.719 50,499
8 Thomas 2.415 44,848
9 Charles 2.195 40,766
10 Larry 1.881 34,932
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Linda 5.484 99,685
2 Mary 3.943 71,680
3 Patricia 2.820 51,269
4 Barbara 2.684 48,797
5 Sandra 1.913 34,772
6 Carol 1.845 33,535
7 Nancy 1.784 32,438
8 Susan 1.757 31,947
9 Sharon 1.570 28,540
10 Donna 1.294 23,520