100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1931

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Robert 0 60,492
2 James 0 51,161
3 John 0 48,397
4 William 0 43,230
5 Richard 0 31,796
6 Charles 0 29,906
7 Donald 0 29,081
8 George 0 20,669
9 Joseph 0 19,313
10 Thomas +1 16,835
11 Edward -1 15,640
12 Paul 0 12,252
13 David +2 11,771
14 Kenneth +2 11,557
15 Jack -1 11,479
16 Frank -3 11,466
17 Raymond 0 10,835
18 Harold 0 10,687
19 Billy +1 9,255
20 Walter -1 8,934
21 Eugene 0 8,141
22 Henry 0 7,790
23 Arthur 0 7,530
24 Albert 0 7,127
25 Ralph 0 6,955
26 Gerald +4 6,823
27 Ronald +10 6,722
28 Carl -2 6,576
29 Joe -2 6,436
30 Harry -2 6,041
31 Willie -2 5,946
32 Bobby +9 5,858
33 Fred -1 5,698
34 Howard -3 5,619
35 Roy -2 5,481
36 Norman +4 5,414
37 Louis -3 5,406
38 Lawrence -2 5,361
39 Clarence 0 5,060
40 Earl -2 5,036
41 Herbert -6 4,780
42 Francis 0 4,729
43 Jerry +8 4,373
44 Daniel +3 4,352
45 Marvin +3 4,347
46 Anthony -2 4,297
47 Ernest -4 4,294
48 Leonard -3 4,273
49 Stanley 0 4,199
50 Alfred -4 3,947
51 Melvin -1 3,700
52 Leroy +1 3,644
53 Roger +4 3,626
54 Bernard -2 3,516
55 Michael -1 3,493
56 Samuel -1 3,374
57 Bill +2 3,219
58 Wayne +7 3,211
59 Don +9 3,174
60 Ray -2 3,160
61 Peter -5 3,118
62 Dale +2 3,009
63 Russell -3 2,942
64 Gene +6 2,767
65 Andrew -3 2,709
66 Floyd -5 2,703
67 Leo -4 2,703
68 Lloyd +1 2,701
69 Edwin -3 2,697
70 Theodore -3 2,667
71 Philip +4 2,651
72 Glenn -1 2,622
73 Frederick 0 2,463
74 Vernon -2 2,460
75 Clifford -1 2,453
76 Gordon +1 2,394
77 Clyde -1 2,325
78 Bob +10 2,318
79 Allen +6 2,307
80 Alvin -1 2,299
81 Jimmie +5 2,289
82 Elmer -2 2,264
83 Herman -5 2,263
84 Leon -3 2,243
85 Douglas +4 2,200
86 Vincent -2 2,159
87 Lewis 0 2,156
88 Larry +18 2,144
89 Jimmy +13 2,129
90 Lee -8 2,117
91 Martin -8 2,101
92 Gilbert -2 1,991
93 Harvey -1 1,971
94 Charlie -3 1,967
95 Eddie +2 1,954
96 Lester -1 1,916
97 Jesse -3 1,894
98 Arnold 0 1,836
99 Warren -3 1,833
100 Milton -7 1,830
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Mary 0 60,303
2 Betty 0 36,082
3 Dorothy 0 26,511
4 Barbara +2 21,788
5 Joan +3 19,102
6 Helen -2 17,653
7 Margaret -2 17,324
8 Patricia -1 16,471
9 Shirley +2 14,406
10 Doris -1 13,612
11 Ruth -1 13,128
12 Virginia 0 11,876
13 Jean +1 11,009
14 Dolores -1 10,794
15 Joyce +3 10,570
16 Elizabeth -1 10,289
17 Nancy +7 10,030
18 Frances -2 9,713
19 Marilyn +3 9,661
20 Lois -3 9,345
21 Alice -1 8,811
22 Norma +3 8,756
23 Gloria +7 8,542
24 Evelyn -5 8,490
25 Anna -2 8,427
26 Mildred -5 8,166
27 Marie -1 7,543
28 Martha -1 7,477
29 Phyllis -1 7,212
30 Rose -1 6,872
31 Beverly +3 6,786
32 Donna +5 6,593
33 Louise -2 5,888
34 Marjorie -2 5,882
35 Ann +6 5,854
36 Catherine -1 5,639
37 Irene -4 5,620
38 Geraldine +6 5,408
39 Ruby -3 5,330
40 Eleanor -1 5,260
41 Annie -1 5,095
42 Peggy +25 5,073
43 Florence -5 5,008
44 June +3 4,999
45 Janet +8 4,944
46 Carol +8 4,892
47 Lillian -4 4,801
48 Rita -6 4,609
49 Lorraine -3 4,584
50 Jane +5 4,534
51 Josephine -2 4,496
52 Edna -1 4,461
53 Thelma -8 4,440
54 Wanda +2 4,395
55 Gladys -7 4,346
56 Pauline -4 4,190
57 Juanita 0 4,131
58 Delores +8 4,049
59 Theresa -9 4,032
60 Carolyn +12 4,010
61 Clara +3 3,901
62 Lucille -3 3,856
63 Bernice -5 3,823
64 Audrey -1 3,786
65 Edith -4 3,770
66 Marion -6 3,766
67 Ethel -2 3,765
68 Joanne +13 3,755
69 Wilma -1 3,740
70 Grace -8 3,713
71 Sarah -1 3,631
72 Elaine -3 3,621
73 Bonnie +5 3,549
74 Hazel -3 3,505
75 Charlotte 0 3,400
76 Emma -3 3,306
77 Arlene +26 3,212
78 Jacqueline -4 3,135
79 Esther -2 3,032
80 Anne +3 2,978
81 Billie -2 2,919
82 Vivian +9 2,896
83 Patsy +14 2,869
84 Marian -4 2,857
85 Beatrice -9 2,840
86 Elsie +2 2,803
87 Kathleen -3 2,796
88 Rosemary -6 2,717
89 Laura 0 2,667
90 Joann +28 2,652
91 Katherine -6 2,624
92 Julia -2 2,621
93 Eva -7 2,592
94 Willie -7 2,592
95 Marlene +293 2,583
96 Loretta +9 2,573
97 Sally +1 2,554
98 Jeanne -6 2,524
99 Ellen +1 2,450
100 Ida -6 2,414