Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1952 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 1952:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 James 4.411 87,035
2 Robert 4.387 86,551
3 John 4.211 83,076
4 Michael 4.003 78,976
5 David 3.636 71,732
6 William 3.192 62,979
7 Richard 2.956 58,332
8 Thomas 2.463 48,591
9 Charles 1.969 38,852
10 Gary 1.962 38,716
11 Steven 1.623 32,026
12 Joseph 1.445 28,513
13 Donald 1.433 28,267
14 Larry 1.431 28,239
15 Ronald 1.407 27,770
16 Kenneth 1.311 25,872
17 Mark 1.301 25,676
18 Dennis 1.243 24,531
19 Paul 1.231 24,294
20 Daniel 1.187 23,418
21 Stephen 1.168 23,054
22 George 1.003 19,796
23 Edward 0.990 19,524
24 Gregory 0.771 15,203
25 Bruce 0.734 14,482
26 Jerry 0.732 14,452
27 Timothy 0.718 14,167
28 Douglas 0.693 13,672
29 Terry 0.630 12,435
30 Roger 0.614 12,122
31 Jeffrey 0.609 12,017
32 Frank 0.572 11,286
33 Raymond 0.569 11,220
34 Anthony 0.568 11,205
35 Lawrence 0.521 10,284
36 Peter 0.486 9,580
37 Patrick 0.465 9,167
38 Wayne 0.461 9,092
39 Gerald 0.458 9,028
40 Danny 0.447 8,819
41 Randy 0.439 8,662
42 Alan 0.421 8,314
43 Kevin 0.402 7,929
44 Walter 0.401 7,909
45 Carl 0.396 7,809
46 Dale 0.375 7,407
47 Arthur 0.367 7,244
48 Willie 0.365 7,211
49 Keith 0.363 7,160
50 Henry 0.353 6,974
51 Harold 0.353 6,965
52 Jack 0.351 6,934
53 Johnny 0.343 6,776
54 Scott 0.331 6,538
55 Roy 0.331 6,521
56 Ralph 0.328 6,475
57 Christopher 0.319 6,288
58 Stanley 0.316 6,227
59 Craig 0.313 6,185
60 Philip 0.312 6,148
61 Glenn 0.302 5,953
62 Randall 0.299 5,892
63 Joe 0.299 5,891
64 Brian 0.291 5,741
65 Billy 0.289 5,699
66 Samuel 0.287 5,664
67 Albert 0.287 5,663
68 Andrew 0.283 5,577
69 Barry 0.279 5,499
70 Russell 0.271 5,341
71 Eugene 0.269 5,314
71 Jimmy 0.269 5,314
73 Howard 0.265 5,230
74 Phillip 0.253 4,998
75 Harry 0.253 4,984
76 Frederick 0.252 4,974
77 Bobby 0.252 4,964
78 Allen 0.251 4,959
79 Louis 0.249 4,910
80 Martin 0.239 4,719
81 Ricky 0.236 4,654
82 Ronnie 0.235 4,637
83 Leonard 0.234 4,621
84 Rodney 0.223 4,406
85 Steve 0.218 4,302
86 Curtis 0.212 4,173
87 Ernest 0.209 4,116
88 Eric 0.202 3,985
89 Francis 0.202 3,978
90 Fred 0.201 3,969
91 Melvin 0.199 3,923
92 Lee 0.185 3,646
93 Eddie 0.185 3,643
94 Micheal 0.183 3,614
95 Marvin 0.181 3,579
96 Norman 0.181 3,573
97 Tommy 0.178 3,515
98 Earl 0.175 3,460
99 Clifford 0.169 3,325
100 Theodore 0.165 3,259
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Linda 3.526 67,076
2 Mary 3.454 65,691
3 Patricia 2.791 53,080
4 Deborah 2.618 49,801
5 Susan 2.173 41,336
6 Barbara 2.097 39,879
7 Nancy 1.668 31,723
8 Karen 1.522 28,959
9 Debra 1.411 26,834
10 Sandra 1.371 26,074
11 Kathleen 1.354 25,762
12 Carol 1.262 23,997
13 Donna 1.247 23,714
14 Sharon 1.229 23,378
15 Brenda 1.127 21,443
16 Diane 1.107 21,054
17 Pamela 1.097 20,873
18 Cynthia 1.045 19,886
19 Janet 0.942 17,927
20 Christine 0.922 17,534
21 Margaret 0.898 17,080
22 Elizabeth 0.842 16,017
23 Janice 0.787 14,979
24 Carolyn 0.751 14,278
25 Judith 0.740 14,068
26 Judy 0.717 13,645
27 Joyce 0.690 13,126
28 Shirley 0.659 12,532
29 Kathy 0.650 12,372
30 Rebecca 0.642 12,221
31 Cheryl 0.641 12,198
32 Betty 0.637 12,121
33 Denise 0.612 11,650
34 Catherine 0.581 11,049
35 Beverly 0.555 10,553
36 Gloria 0.550 10,460
37 Joan 0.539 10,261
38 Marilyn 0.516 9,806
39 Gail 0.514 9,769
40 Martha 0.510 9,701
41 Bonnie 0.494 9,393
42 Jane 0.490 9,322
43 Peggy 0.472 8,985
44 Connie 0.460 8,747
45 Ann 0.455 8,659
46 Dorothy 0.453 8,619
47 Paula 0.451 8,570
48 Kathryn 0.446 8,492
49 Virginia 0.429 8,164
50 Jean 0.395 7,509
51 Diana 0.388 7,387
52 Teresa 0.383 7,293
53 Laura 0.378 7,190
54 Wanda 0.377 7,165
55 Jo 0.373 7,103
56 Cathy 0.368 7,009
57 Jacqueline 0.365 6,944
58 Ruth 0.365 6,940
59 Katherine 0.362 6,888
60 Theresa 0.358 6,810
61 Vicki 0.356 6,778
62 Rose 0.345 6,561
63 Helen 0.340 6,470
64 Sheila 0.327 6,215
65 Phyllis 0.323 6,150
66 Rita 0.323 6,144
67 Frances 0.320 6,079
68 Sherry 0.313 5,952
69 Alice 0.311 5,909
70 Ellen 0.307 5,840
71 Lynn 0.306 5,816
72 Maria 0.299 5,691
73 Elaine 0.297 5,650
74 Victoria 0.294 5,597
75 Marsha 0.293 5,581
76 Vickie 0.288 5,484
77 Darlene 0.285 5,430
78 Joanne 0.281 5,352
79 Anne 0.276 5,258
80 Marcia 0.274 5,204
81 Sally 0.265 5,038
82 Marie 0.261 4,968
83 Doris 0.260 4,954
84 Suzanne 0.258 4,907
85 Julie 0.237 4,501
86 Lois 0.229 4,359
87 Valerie 0.224 4,265
88 Roberta 0.222 4,226
89 Charlotte 0.221 4,206
90 Evelyn 0.218 4,153
91 Anita 0.217 4,133
92 Constance 0.216 4,115
93 Maureen 0.212 4,041
94 Sarah 0.212 4,040
95 Rhonda 0.208 3,964
96 Dianne 0.205 3,895
97 Glenda 0.204 3,883
98 Jeanne 0.201 3,826
99 Sylvia 0.199 3,789
100 Eileen 0.196 3,737