Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in United States of 1949 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 1949:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 James 4.821 86,776
2 Robert 4.653 83,746
3 John 4.505 81,086
4 William 3.412 61,413
5 Michael 3.331 59,954
6 David 3.309 59,553
7 Richard 2.828 50,902
8 Thomas 2.507 45,126
9 Charles 2.223 40,016
10 Larry 1.766 31,780
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Linda 5.185 90,986
2 Mary 3.808 66,832
3 Patricia 2.640 46,328
4 Barbara 2.427 42,596
5 Susan 2.148 37,697
6 Sandra 1.746 30,635
7 Nancy 1.665 29,228
8 Carol 1.526 26,772
9 Kathleen 1.502 26,354
10 Sharon 1.465 25,704