Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in United States of 1951 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 1951:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 James 4.566 87,099
2 Robert 4.520 86,235
3 John 4.268 81,415
4 Michael 3.811 72,705
5 David 3.391 64,689
6 William 3.283 62,633
7 Richard 2.853 54,433
8 Thomas 2.526 48,191
9 Charles 2.061 39,313
10 Gary 1.996 38,087
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Linda 4.004 73,884
2 Mary 3.557 65,634
3 Patricia 3.057 56,405
4 Deborah 2.278 42,029
5 Barbara 2.198 40,557
6 Susan 2.178 40,200
7 Nancy 1.643 30,325
8 Karen 1.516 27,977
9 Sandra 1.498 27,642
10 Kathleen 1.446 26,693