Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1954 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 1954:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Michael 4.280 88,481
2 James 4.172 86,265
3 Robert 4.171 86,246
4 John 3.923 81,116
5 David 3.847 79,528
6 William 2.969 61,391
7 Richard 2.757 57,007
8 Thomas 2.280 47,138
9 Gary 1.833 37,888
10 Charles 1.810 37,425
11 Steven 1.771 36,616
12 Mark 1.751 36,195
13 Joseph 1.509 31,206
14 Donald 1.415 29,260
15 Ronald 1.335 27,601
16 Paul 1.268 26,219
17 Kenneth 1.264 26,139
18 Daniel 1.222 25,261
19 Larry 1.189 24,575
20 Stephen 1.057 21,864
21 Dennis 1.004 20,756
22 Edward 0.943 19,504
23 Jeffrey 0.921 19,035
24 George 0.903 18,677
25 Gregory 0.851 17,599
26 Timothy 0.842 17,419
27 Terry 0.751 15,517
28 Kevin 0.741 15,319
29 Douglas 0.711 14,704
30 Bruce 0.684 14,140
31 Jerry 0.660 13,644
32 Anthony 0.635 13,132
33 Randy 0.611 12,634
34 Roger 0.566 11,700
35 Raymond 0.544 11,247
36 Frank 0.532 10,996
37 Peter 0.487 10,068
38 Patrick 0.479 9,903
39 Lawrence 0.464 9,594
40 Scott 0.457 9,454
41 Wayne 0.443 9,156
42 Danny 0.439 9,086
43 Alan 0.421 8,705
44 Gerald 0.413 8,533
45 Keith 0.404 8,358
46 Ricky 0.394 8,140
46 Carl 0.394 8,140
48 Brian 0.391 8,083
49 Walter 0.361 7,474
50 Dale 0.360 7,440
51 Craig 0.347 7,183
52 Arthur 0.332 6,854
53 Willie 0.331 6,837
54 Johnny 0.319 6,593
55 Randall 0.316 6,533
56 Roy 0.314 6,493
57 Jack 0.312 6,459
58 Stanley 0.311 6,426
59 Henry 0.309 6,398
60 Harold 0.306 6,334
61 Ralph 0.305 6,298
62 Philip 0.304 6,277
63 Glenn 0.301 6,232
64 Christopher 0.294 6,070
65 Billy 0.292 6,043
66 Rodney 0.288 5,962
67 Joe 0.283 5,861
68 Barry 0.282 5,828
69 Russell 0.279 5,762
70 Andrew 0.273 5,654
71 Samuel 0.273 5,636
72 Bobby 0.265 5,484
73 Albert 0.263 5,445
74 Jimmy 0.258 5,331
75 Phillip 0.249 5,147
76 Steve 0.244 5,053
77 Eugene 0.243 5,020
78 Ronnie 0.241 4,977
79 Martin 0.240 4,972
80 Howard 0.238 4,928
81 Louis 0.234 4,848
82 Allen 0.233 4,822
83 Frederick 0.229 4,737
84 Curtis 0.222 4,591
85 Leonard 0.217 4,496
86 Harry 0.211 4,360
87 Micheal 0.203 4,195
88 Ernest 0.203 4,187
89 Eric 0.202 4,169
90 Jeffery 0.190 3,934
91 Eddie 0.182 3,765
92 Melvin 0.180 3,712
93 Fred 0.179 3,700
94 Francis 0.179 3,691
95 Darrell 0.176 3,641
96 Lee 0.172 3,561
97 Marvin 0.169 3,493
98 Earl 0.165 3,420
99 Tommy 0.165 3,411
100 Norman 0.165 3,407
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 3.416 67,994
2 Linda 2.782 55,373
3 Deborah 2.747 54,674
4 Patricia 2.468 49,135
5 Susan 2.369 47,156
6 Debra 2.305 45,878
7 Barbara 1.827 36,379
8 Karen 1.631 32,466
9 Nancy 1.520 30,260
10 Cynthia 1.387 27,607
11 Donna 1.378 27,437
12 Pamela 1.375 27,365
13 Sandra 1.309 26,060
14 Kathleen 1.128 22,455
15 Carol 1.118 22,248
16 Sharon 1.115 22,205
17 Diane 1.107 22,039
18 Brenda 0.985 19,600
19 Janet 0.927 18,455
20 Elizabeth 0.833 16,587
21 Margaret 0.765 15,226
22 Cheryl 0.753 14,994
23 Kathy 0.712 14,181
24 Denise 0.689 13,721
25 Janice 0.679 13,517
26 Rebecca 0.664 13,210
27 Carolyn 0.611 12,157
28 Joyce 0.607 12,085
29 Judy 0.584 11,632
30 Judith 0.562 11,196
31 Beverly 0.561 11,167
32 Catherine 0.556 11,078
33 Shirley 0.548 10,915
34 Teresa 0.544 10,836
35 Marilyn 0.543 10,816
36 Betty 0.533 10,618
37 Gail 0.488 9,716
38 Paula 0.487 9,691
39 Connie 0.484 9,636
40 Joan 0.478 9,517
41 Robin 0.454 9,046
42 Gloria 0.448 8,916
43 Christine 0.441 8,788
44 Ann 0.440 8,756
45 Laura 0.438 8,724
46 Martha 0.432 8,592
47 Theresa 0.427 8,502
48 Peggy 0.424 8,450
49 Jane 0.420 8,351
50 Vicki 0.413 8,220
51 Kathryn 0.409 8,139
52 Bonnie 0.407 8,101
53 Jo 0.405 8,057
54 Rose 0.402 8,007
55 Dorothy 0.392 7,797
56 Jean 0.385 7,663
57 Diana 0.383 7,624
58 Wanda 0.374 7,452
59 Cathy 0.363 7,218
60 Sheila 0.362 7,199
61 Virginia 0.360 7,176
62 Sherry 0.358 7,121
63 Lynn 0.341 6,779
64 Katherine 0.339 6,742
65 Maria 0.331 6,581
66 Ruth 0.330 6,565
67 Rita 0.328 6,536
68 Jacqueline 0.327 6,510
69 Vickie 0.320 6,368
70 Julie 0.315 6,276
71 Rhonda 0.306 6,097
72 Helen 0.299 5,943
73 Lisa 0.297 5,910
74 Elaine 0.293 5,825
75 Phyllis 0.290 5,769
76 Darlene 0.277 5,510
77 Ellen 0.274 5,452
78 Joanne 0.273 5,429
79 Marie 0.267 5,313
80 Anne 0.266 5,301
81 Alice 0.265 5,267
82 Suzanne 0.263 5,231
83 Frances 0.259 5,162
84 Sally 0.255 5,078
85 Victoria 0.250 4,984
86 Marsha 0.249 4,965
87 Valerie 0.247 4,925
88 Terry 0.241 4,788
89 Michele 0.239 4,763
90 Marcia 0.238 4,741
91 Cindy 0.237 4,715
92 Debbie 0.235 4,674
93 Doris 0.224 4,454
94 Michelle 0.222 4,427
95 Wendy 0.222 4,414
96 Anita 0.221 4,409
97 Maureen 0.219 4,366
98 Laurie 0.215 4,285
99 Leslie 0.208 4,149
100 Terri 0.207 4,127