Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in United States of 1948 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 1948:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 James 4.970 88,544
2 Robert 4.796 85,432
3 John 4.645 82,747
4 William 3.477 61,934
5 David 3.176 56,588
6 Michael 2.949 52,537
7 Richard 2.859 50,927
8 Thomas 2.458 43,782
9 Charles 2.169 38,645
10 Ronald 1.879 33,482
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Linda 5.521 96,178
2 Mary 3.937 68,583
3 Barbara 2.686 46,802
4 Patricia 2.648 46,125
5 Susan 2.065 35,972
6 Sandra 1.782 31,054
7 Nancy 1.688 29,403
8 Carol 1.663 28,969
9 Sharon 1.500 26,132
10 Kathleen 1.334 23,247