Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1955 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 1955:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Michael 4.227 88,279
2 David 4.127 86,181
3 James 4.028 84,128
4 Robert 4.007 83,671
5 John 3.832 80,021
6 William 2.869 59,912
7 Richard 2.563 53,517
8 Thomas 2.193 45,796
9 Mark 2.021 42,201
10 Steven 1.810 37,797
11 Charles 1.692 35,329
12 Gary 1.647 34,389
13 Joseph 1.512 31,585
14 Donald 1.326 27,694
15 Kenneth 1.280 26,729
16 Paul 1.277 26,670
17 Daniel 1.266 26,433
18 Ronald 1.252 26,142
19 Larry 1.093 22,826
20 Jeffrey 1.077 22,502
21 Stephen 1.059 22,106
22 Timothy 0.993 20,731
23 Dennis 0.977 20,396
24 Gregory 0.948 19,792
25 Edward 0.922 19,254
26 George 0.869 18,154
27 Kevin 0.821 17,148
28 Terry 0.745 15,565
29 Douglas 0.733 15,300
30 Randy 0.716 14,948
31 Anthony 0.678 14,156
32 Bruce 0.674 14,070
33 Jerry 0.621 12,976
34 Frank 0.532 11,103
35 Peter 0.527 11,009
36 Raymond 0.526 10,990
37 Roger 0.525 10,958
38 Scott 0.516 10,768
39 Keith 0.498 10,400
40 Brian 0.484 10,104
41 Patrick 0.472 9,861
42 Lawrence 0.437 9,134
43 Alan 0.432 9,029
44 Wayne 0.417 8,715
45 Danny 0.416 8,696
46 Ricky 0.399 8,331
47 Carl 0.397 8,291
48 Gerald 0.386 8,070
49 Christopher 0.378 7,900
50 Craig 0.356 7,434
51 Walter 0.349 7,288
52 Dale 0.343 7,159
53 Randall 0.320 6,682
54 Willie 0.317 6,626
55 Johnny 0.317 6,616
56 Arthur 0.315 6,573
57 Russell 0.312 6,522
58 Roy 0.302 6,315
59 Glenn 0.299 6,245
60 Jack 0.297 6,207
61 Henry 0.297 6,201
62 Philip 0.295 6,155
63 Harold 0.291 6,085
64 Stanley 0.290 6,049
65 Rodney 0.289 6,042
66 Andrew 0.288 6,010
67 Ralph 0.286 5,965
68 Joe 0.281 5,860
69 Billy 0.276 5,763
70 Barry 0.268 5,599
71 Samuel 0.265 5,531
72 Steve 0.264 5,510
73 Jeffery 0.262 5,463
74 Phillip 0.258 5,395
75 Bobby 0.250 5,215
76 Albert 0.247 5,160
77 Martin 0.242 5,056
78 Jimmy 0.240 5,019
79 Curtis 0.238 4,972
80 Ronnie 0.237 4,956
81 Eugene 0.230 4,793
82 Louis 0.229 4,776
83 Howard 0.227 4,750
84 Allen 0.227 4,749
85 Eric 0.223 4,665
86 Frederick 0.218 4,546
87 Micheal 0.217 4,535
88 Leonard 0.203 4,249
89 Harry 0.198 4,132
90 Ernest 0.190 3,974
91 Darrell 0.187 3,896
92 Eddie 0.181 3,777
93 Tony 0.180 3,752
94 Marvin 0.175 3,657
95 Melvin 0.174 3,642
96 Lee 0.172 3,598
97 Vincent 0.167 3,493
97 Kim 0.167 3,493
99 Fred 0.167 3,490
100 Francis 0.165 3,440
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 3.151 63,164
2 Deborah 2.610 52,309
3 Linda 2.558 51,268
4 Debra 2.521 50,531
5 Susan 2.364 47,388
6 Patricia 2.305 46,202
7 Barbara 1.676 33,590
8 Karen 1.657 33,207
9 Nancy 1.497 30,008
10 Donna 1.394 27,934
11 Cynthia 1.356 27,180
12 Pamela 1.332 26,695
13 Sandra 1.252 25,103
14 Diane 1.162 23,293
15 Sharon 1.100 22,049
16 Carol 1.100 22,043
17 Kathleen 1.098 21,999
18 Brenda 0.954 19,119
19 Cheryl 0.953 19,105
20 Janet 0.894 17,912
21 Elizabeth 0.833 16,686
22 Kathy 0.764 15,319
23 Denise 0.726 14,556
24 Margaret 0.720 14,433
25 Janice 0.657 13,169
26 Teresa 0.655 13,120
27 Rebecca 0.618 12,394
28 Catherine 0.580 11,625
29 Joyce 0.563 11,276
30 Carolyn 0.557 11,173
31 Judith 0.520 10,422
32 Judy 0.517 10,366
33 Robin 0.510 10,219
34 Beverly 0.498 9,988
35 Connie 0.498 9,973
36 Betty 0.495 9,930
37 Shirley 0.486 9,742
38 Theresa 0.479 9,609
39 Paula 0.478 9,582
40 Christine 0.451 9,034
41 Laura 0.449 9,009
42 Gail 0.448 8,972
43 Ann 0.444 8,908
44 Cathy 0.432 8,655
45 Bonnie 0.431 8,631
46 Gloria 0.427 8,557
47 Joan 0.427 8,556
48 Lisa 0.426 8,539
49 Marilyn 0.419 8,405
50 Jane 0.416 8,333
51 Peggy 0.398 7,984
52 Vicki 0.398 7,979
53 Martha 0.396 7,927
54 Rose 0.392 7,853
55 Diana 0.392 7,848
56 Sherry 0.387 7,764
57 Sheila 0.382 7,662
58 Jo 0.382 7,661
59 Kathryn 0.381 7,643
60 Jean 0.373 7,478
61 Wanda 0.370 7,412
62 Lynn 0.367 7,351
63 Debbie 0.362 7,249
64 Dorothy 0.361 7,241
64 Katherine 0.361 7,241
66 Virginia 0.342 6,851
67 Julie 0.338 6,784
68 Vickie 0.331 6,639
69 Maria 0.309 6,193
70 Ruth 0.309 6,186
71 Rhonda 0.308 6,165
72 Rita 0.304 6,087
73 Jacqueline 0.302 6,044
74 Phyllis 0.284 5,687
75 Kim 0.283 5,681
76 Darlene 0.282 5,644
77 Elaine 0.281 5,637
78 Helen 0.279 5,597
79 Cindy 0.279 5,589
80 Valerie 0.275 5,510
81 Ellen 0.273 5,473
82 Terry 0.267 5,352
82 Victoria 0.267 5,352
84 Anne 0.260 5,211
85 Terri 0.257 5,156
86 Suzanne 0.256 5,131
87 Alice 0.253 5,072
88 Joanne 0.249 4,990
89 Lori 0.248 4,973
90 Laurie 0.247 4,951
91 Wendy 0.247 4,949
92 Marie 0.246 4,925
93 Michele 0.238 4,766
94 Anita 0.236 4,721
95 Sally 0.234 4,684
96 Frances 0.231 4,637
97 Michelle 0.226 4,535
98 Marcia 0.220 4,410
99 Leslie 0.219 4,398
100 Maureen 0.216 4,338