Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1953 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 1953:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Robert 4.306 86,092
2 James 4.298 85,929
3 Michael 4.209 84,148
4 John 4.004 80,054
5 David 3.803 76,024
6 William 3.089 61,760
7 Richard 2.914 58,258
8 Thomas 2.348 46,947
9 Charles 1.918 38,341
10 Gary 1.846 36,910
11 Steven 1.685 33,693
12 Mark 1.465 29,296
13 Joseph 1.460 29,197
14 Donald 1.416 28,307
15 Ronald 1.383 27,648
16 Kenneth 1.275 25,494
17 Paul 1.274 25,470
18 Larry 1.258 25,158
19 Dennis 1.181 23,616
20 Daniel 1.173 23,458
21 Stephen 1.090 21,790
22 George 0.958 19,152
23 Edward 0.948 18,957
24 Gregory 0.807 16,141
25 Jeffrey 0.796 15,907
26 Timothy 0.759 15,164
27 Douglas 0.707 14,135
28 Bruce 0.701 14,009
29 Jerry 0.694 13,880
30 Terry 0.663 13,248
31 Roger 0.658 13,158
32 Anthony 0.584 11,675
33 Frank 0.557 11,136
34 Raymond 0.555 11,103
35 Randy 0.532 10,636
36 Kevin 0.500 10,000
37 Lawrence 0.492 9,842
38 Peter 0.487 9,729
39 Patrick 0.474 9,471
40 Wayne 0.444 8,885
41 Gerald 0.430 8,604
42 Danny 0.430 8,599
43 Alan 0.422 8,438
44 Carl 0.391 7,817
45 Walter 0.375 7,494
46 Scott 0.374 7,486
47 Keith 0.369 7,375
48 Dale 0.367 7,330
49 Willie 0.352 7,037
50 Arthur 0.350 6,992
51 Ricky 0.345 6,887
52 Johnny 0.335 6,689
53 Henry 0.333 6,649
54 Brian 0.333 6,648
55 Roy 0.332 6,640
56 Harold 0.328 6,561
57 Jack 0.327 6,538
58 Rodney 0.326 6,522
59 Ralph 0.326 6,510
60 Craig 0.323 6,451
61 Stanley 0.315 6,289
62 Philip 0.314 6,271
63 Christopher 0.303 6,048
64 Randall 0.298 5,957
65 Billy 0.292 5,832
66 Joe 0.289 5,785
67 Glenn 0.287 5,728
68 Andrew 0.281 5,609
69 Albert 0.271 5,423
70 Samuel 0.270 5,400
71 Russell 0.269 5,374
72 Jimmy 0.265 5,299
73 Bobby 0.260 5,192
74 Barry 0.259 5,169
75 Eugene 0.257 5,139
76 Phillip 0.255 5,098
77 Howard 0.249 4,984
78 Louis 0.249 4,980
79 Ronnie 0.248 4,950
80 Frederick 0.243 4,860
81 Allen 0.243 4,852
82 Martin 0.239 4,771
83 Harry 0.228 4,567
84 Steve 0.227 4,536
85 Leonard 0.220 4,399
86 Curtis 0.218 4,352
87 Ernest 0.205 4,094
88 Micheal 0.199 3,976
89 Eric 0.196 3,928
90 Francis 0.193 3,863
91 Melvin 0.190 3,807
92 Fred 0.189 3,777
93 Lee 0.179 3,582
94 Marvin 0.178 3,554
95 Tommy 0.173 3,460
96 Earl 0.171 3,422
97 Eddie 0.170 3,402
98 Norman 0.169 3,371
99 Jay 0.162 3,235
100 Rick 0.158 3,168
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 3.336 64,330
2 Linda 3.177 61,257
3 Deborah 2.706 52,173
4 Patricia 2.644 50,991
5 Susan 2.296 44,267
6 Barbara 1.993 38,438
7 Debra 1.911 36,849
8 Nancy 1.586 30,594
9 Karen 1.547 29,830
10 Pamela 1.335 25,748
11 Sandra 1.322 25,502
12 Cynthia 1.303 25,118
13 Donna 1.256 24,217
14 Kathleen 1.230 23,717
15 Sharon 1.195 23,043
16 Carol 1.155 22,270
17 Diane 1.107 21,346
18 Brenda 1.044 20,131
19 Janet 0.921 17,755
20 Margaret 0.840 16,206
21 Elizabeth 0.834 16,090
22 Janice 0.757 14,605
23 Kathy 0.694 13,384
24 Rebecca 0.672 12,953
25 Carolyn 0.669 12,898
26 Joyce 0.663 12,789
27 Judy 0.660 12,719
28 Cheryl 0.636 12,274
29 Shirley 0.630 12,142
30 Judith 0.620 11,952
31 Denise 0.619 11,938
32 Christine 0.612 11,799
33 Betty 0.589 11,363
34 Beverly 0.582 11,222
35 Catherine 0.562 10,832
36 Marilyn 0.557 10,736
37 Joan 0.507 9,770
38 Gloria 0.502 9,672
39 Gail 0.497 9,575
40 Paula 0.495 9,539
41 Martha 0.480 9,257
42 Teresa 0.463 8,923
43 Jane 0.462 8,902
44 Peggy 0.454 8,763
45 Bonnie 0.446 8,605
46 Connie 0.445 8,576
47 Ann 0.445 8,573
48 Kathryn 0.431 8,321
49 Dorothy 0.422 8,147
50 Theresa 0.401 7,725
51 Laura 0.395 7,621
52 Jean 0.392 7,565
53 Virginia 0.391 7,543
54 Jo 0.390 7,514
55 Diana 0.386 7,439
56 Cathy 0.378 7,298
57 Wanda 0.373 7,189
58 Jacqueline 0.370 7,128
59 Rose 0.363 7,008
60 Sheila 0.361 6,958
61 Vicki 0.354 6,819
62 Ruth 0.341 6,572
63 Katherine 0.340 6,556
64 Rita 0.326 6,282
65 Helen 0.317 6,117
66 Robin 0.313 6,028
67 Lynn 0.311 5,994
68 Maria 0.310 5,979
69 Phyllis 0.309 5,954
70 Sherry 0.308 5,932
71 Joanne 0.305 5,876
72 Frances 0.300 5,778
73 Alice 0.298 5,745
74 Julie 0.294 5,667
75 Darlene 0.290 5,584
76 Ellen 0.287 5,538
77 Elaine 0.285 5,490
78 Suzanne 0.284 5,471
79 Vickie 0.274 5,290
80 Anne 0.272 5,252
81 Sally 0.269 5,179
82 Victoria 0.268 5,163
83 Marsha 0.266 5,130
84 Marcia 0.262 5,061
85 Rhonda 0.261 5,031
86 Marie 0.257 4,953
87 Doris 0.254 4,902
88 Valerie 0.238 4,580
89 Anita 0.228 4,406
90 Roberta 0.223 4,300
91 Lois 0.219 4,219
92 Maureen 0.213 4,104
93 Sarah 0.211 4,074
94 Evelyn 0.211 4,061
95 Constance 0.209 4,024
96 Leslie 0.202 3,902
97 Jeanne 0.200 3,851
98 Anna 0.199 3,838
99 Cindy 0.198 3,825
100 Sylvia 0.198 3,814