Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in United States of 1950 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 1950:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 James 4.738 86,227
2 Robert 4.591 83,552
3 John 4.366 79,444
4 Michael 3.581 65,174
5 William 3.338 60,736
6 David 3.337 60,725
7 Richard 2.803 51,007
8 Thomas 2.507 45,627
9 Charles 2.149 39,114
10 Gary 1.855 33,753
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Linda 4.573 80,437
2 Mary 3.722 65,461
3 Patricia 2.726 47,942
4 Barbara 2.363 41,560
5 Susan 2.162 38,024
6 Nancy 1.684 29,624
7 Deborah 1.653 29,075
8 Sandra 1.643 28,897
9 Carol 1.487 26,162
10 Kathleen 1.461 25,700