100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1936

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Robert 0 58,462
2 James 0 54,651
3 John 0 47,652
4 William 0 39,372
5 Richard 0 33,481
6 Charles 0 29,077
7 Donald 0 28,622
8 Thomas +1 18,334
9 George -1 18,188
10 David +1 17,482
11 Joseph -1 17,440
12 Ronald 0 16,911
13 Edward 0 14,185
14 Kenneth +1 12,487
15 Paul -1 12,294
16 Frank 0 10,182
17 Raymond 0 9,447
18 Jerry +4 9,271
19 Gerald +2 9,014
20 Jack -2 8,852
21 Harold -1 8,622
22 Billy -3 8,581
23 Joe +2 8,020
24 Bobby 0 7,731
25 Larry +8 7,615
26 Walter -3 7,536
27 Carl +1 6,581
28 Henry -2 6,448
29 Eugene -2 6,379
30 Arthur -1 6,260
31 Ralph +1 6,023
32 Willie -2 6,012
33 Michael +8 5,802
34 Albert -3 5,761
35 Roger +1 5,704
36 Fred -2 5,600
37 Lawrence -2 5,341
38 Gary +6 5,192
39 Harry -2 4,928
40 Howard -1 4,874
41 Roy -1 4,814
42 Daniel +1 4,811
43 Norman -5 4,644
44 Louis -2 4,419
45 Wayne +4 4,406
46 Jimmy +1 4,205
47 Earl -1 4,106
48 Anthony +4 3,977
49 Marvin -4 3,939
50 Francis +3 3,874
51 Don 0 3,829
52 Clarence -4 3,764
53 Melvin +4 3,726
54 Leonard 0 3,715
55 Peter +4 3,715
56 Ernest -1 3,712
57 Leroy -7 3,641
58 Stanley -2 3,492
59 Dale +2 3,392
60 Alfred +3 3,253
61 Bill -1 3,167
62 Herbert -4 3,113
63 Philip +2 3,031
64 Ray 0 2,938
65 Franklin +6 2,937
66 Gene 0 2,903
67 Samuel -5 2,884
68 Bernard -1 2,852
69 Russell -1 2,834
70 Frederick +3 2,816
71 Jimmie -2 2,734
72 Johnny +3 2,732
73 Bruce +4 2,629
74 Dennis -2 2,627
75 Gordon -5 2,567
76 Lee +4 2,417
77 Bob +4 2,408
78 Douglas -4 2,376
79 Eddie +8 2,348
80 Glenn -2 2,326
81 Allen +2 2,312
82 Leon +4 2,286
83 Andrew +2 2,276
84 Edwin +5 2,272
85 Jim +5 2,265
86 Floyd -10 2,227
87 Theodore -8 2,213
88 Lloyd -4 2,158
89 Clyde -7 2,149
90 Clifford -2 2,132
91 Tommy +4 2,110
92 Martin +1 2,102
93 Vernon +1 2,028
94 Leo -2 2,015
95 Warren +2 1,976
96 Harvey +3 1,971
97 Jerome -1 1,968
98 Alvin -7 1,967
99 Lewis -1 1,860
100 Stephen +13 1,857
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Mary 0 54,356
2 Shirley 0 35,150
3 Barbara 0 31,672
4 Betty 0 25,862
5 Patricia 0 23,903
6 Dorothy 0 17,665
7 Joan 0 17,065
8 Nancy +1 16,753
9 Margaret -1 14,590
10 Carol +1 14,521
11 Helen -1 12,229
12 Joyce 0 11,983
13 Marilyn +1 11,063
14 Virginia +2 9,647
15 Doris -2 9,217
16 Ruth -1 9,215
17 Beverly +3 8,901
18 Elizabeth -1 8,864
19 Frances 0 8,777
20 Jean -2 8,537
21 Janet +1 8,081
22 Donna +1 7,929
23 Carolyn +5 7,908
24 Martha 0 7,385
25 Phyllis +2 7,366
26 Lois -5 7,228
27 Alice -2 7,200
28 Ann +2 6,663
29 Norma 0 6,632
30 Dolores -4 6,419
31 Janice +16 6,146
32 Gloria 0 6,138
33 Marie 0 6,130
34 Evelyn -3 6,109
35 Peggy +1 6,064
36 Anna -2 5,725
37 Rose 0 5,697
38 Sandra +12 5,524
39 Marlene 0 5,331
40 Mildred -5 5,052
41 Geraldine -1 4,861
42 Jane +1 4,717
43 Judith +11 4,578
44 Catherine -2 4,531
45 Annie -7 4,528
46 Louise -2 4,341
47 Eleanor +1 4,339
48 Joanne -3 4,305
49 Marjorie -3 4,281
50 Elaine +1 4,262
51 Ruby -10 4,222
52 Patsy +4 4,197
53 Sylvia +7 4,152
54 Arlene +5 3,898
55 Joann -2 3,883
56 Wanda -7 3,879
57 Irene -5 3,816
58 Delores -1 3,755
59 Sally -1 3,635
60 Sharon +36 3,570
61 Charlotte +4 3,555
62 June -7 3,518
63 Sarah -2 3,513
64 Roberta +13 3,467
65 Bonnie -3 3,370
66 Jacqueline +13 3,363
67 Kathleen +4 3,352
68 Audrey -4 3,345
69 Rita -6 3,331
70 Loretta -1 3,322
71 Edna -4 3,304
72 Jo +1 3,292
73 Carole +20 3,198
74 Thelma +2 3,196
75 Juanita -3 3,179
76 Lorraine -8 3,170
77 Josephine -2 3,145
78 Wilma -8 3,121
79 Lillian -13 3,116
80 Florence -6 3,086
81 Yvonne +17 3,037
82 Pauline -2 2,978
83 Darlene +8 2,962
84 Gladys -6 2,942
85 Emma +4 2,830
86 Grace -3 2,789
87 Edith 0 2,758
88 Theresa -2 2,755
89 Anne -5 2,754
90 Ethel -8 2,728
91 Clara -10 2,685
92 Lucille -7 2,633
93 Marion -5 2,582
94 Jeanette +10 2,552
95 Bernice -5 2,544
96 Hazel -4 2,510
97 Linda +68 2,439
98 Kay +36 2,409
99 Ellen -4 2,398
100 Katherine +3 2,358