100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1937

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Robert 0 61,799
2 James 0 56,536
3 John 0 48,724
4 William 0 40,688
5 Richard 0 32,954
6 Charles 0 30,495
7 Donald 0 27,860
8 David +2 20,970
9 Thomas -1 19,767
10 George -1 18,426
11 Ronald +1 18,128
12 Joseph -1 17,308
13 Edward 0 14,919
14 Kenneth 0 13,202
15 Paul 0 12,865
16 Larry +9 10,320
17 Jerry +1 10,298
18 Frank -2 10,119
19 Raymond -2 9,573
20 Gerald -1 9,411
21 Harold 0 8,542
22 Billy 0 8,298
23 Jack -3 8,188
24 Bobby 0 7,742
25 Joe -2 7,730
26 Walter 0 7,477
27 Michael +6 7,095
28 Carl -1 6,903
29 Gary +9 6,769
30 Henry -2 6,668
31 Arthur -1 6,312
32 Willie 0 6,220
33 Eugene -4 5,986
34 Ralph -3 5,914
35 Fred +1 5,741
36 Roger -1 5,707
37 Albert -3 5,664
38 Lawrence -1 5,502
39 Daniel +3 5,124
40 Roy +1 4,887
41 Harry -2 4,814
42 Howard -2 4,696
43 Norman 0 4,673
44 Wayne +1 4,613
45 Jimmy +1 4,512
46 Louis -2 4,357
47 Anthony +1 4,333
48 Earl -1 3,941
49 Marvin 0 3,905
50 Melvin +3 3,888
51 Don 0 3,813
52 Peter +3 3,807
53 Ernest +3 3,758
54 Clarence -2 3,756
55 Francis -5 3,729
56 Leroy +1 3,553
57 Leonard -3 3,479
58 Stanley 0 3,479
59 Dale 0 3,335
60 Alfred 0 3,177
61 Gene +5 3,165
62 Philip +1 3,159
63 Dennis +11 3,157
64 Bill -3 3,119
65 Herbert -3 3,036
66 Samuel +1 3,029
67 Russell +2 2,896
68 Frederick +2 2,877
69 Johnny +3 2,823
70 Bruce +3 2,807
71 Ray -7 2,725
72 Jimmie -1 2,681
73 Bernard -5 2,671
74 Douglas +4 2,606
75 Gordon 0 2,531
76 Allen +5 2,515
77 Franklin -12 2,514
78 Lee -2 2,498
79 Andrew +4 2,404
80 Floyd +6 2,383
81 Bob -4 2,363
82 Eddie -3 2,349
83 Jim +2 2,348
84 Tommy +7 2,326
85 Leon -3 2,325
86 Theodore +1 2,314
87 Martin +5 2,277
88 Edwin -4 2,261
89 Glenn -9 2,261
90 Clifford 0 2,229
91 Lloyd -3 2,152
92 Stephen +8 2,134
93 Clyde -4 2,099
94 Patrick +7 2,089
95 Harvey +1 2,078
96 Vernon -3 2,071
97 Leo -3 2,015
98 Phillip +4 2,003
99 Alvin -1 1,987
100 Jerome -3 1,976
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Mary 0 55,635
2 Barbara +1 34,902
3 Patricia +2 26,838
4 Shirley -2 26,808
5 Betty -1 25,313
6 Carol +4 17,331
7 Nancy +1 17,063
8 Dorothy -2 16,570
9 Joan -2 15,293
10 Margaret -1 15,144
11 Joyce +1 11,812
12 Helen -1 11,450
13 Marilyn 0 9,733
14 Beverly +3 9,634
15 Ruth +1 9,603
16 Virginia -2 9,514
17 Elizabeth +1 9,383
18 Janet +3 9,360
19 Frances 0 9,060
20 Carolyn +3 8,938
21 Donna +1 8,884
22 Doris -7 8,882
23 Jean -3 8,391
24 Martha 0 7,954
25 Janice +6 7,766
26 Sandra +12 7,517
27 Phyllis -2 7,244
28 Alice -1 7,123
29 Lois -3 6,934
30 Ann -2 6,708
31 Peggy +4 6,376
32 Gloria 0 6,326
33 Norma -4 6,229
34 Judith +9 6,148
35 Marie -2 6,075
36 Evelyn -2 5,758
37 Dolores -7 5,563
38 Anna -2 5,446
39 Rose -2 5,446
40 Marlene -1 5,035
41 Sharon +19 4,703
42 Jane 0 4,700
43 Mildred -3 4,643
44 Geraldine -3 4,556
45 Elaine +5 4,525
46 Annie -1 4,478
47 Catherine -3 4,457
48 Linda +49 4,379
49 Louise -3 4,379
50 Sylvia +3 4,365
51 Joanne -3 4,333
52 Ruby -1 4,288
53 Eleanor -6 4,274
54 Patsy -2 4,242
55 Wanda +1 4,200
56 Carole +17 4,197
57 Marjorie -8 4,088
58 Joann -3 3,937
59 Sally 0 3,925
60 Arlene -6 3,806
61 Kathleen +6 3,741
62 Irene -5 3,670
63 Loretta +7 3,670
64 Bonnie +1 3,596
65 Sarah -2 3,585
66 Roberta -2 3,567
67 Charlotte -6 3,537
68 Delores -10 3,528
69 Rita 0 3,420
70 Jacqueline -4 3,396
71 June -9 3,378
72 Darlene +11 3,286
73 Jo -1 3,225
74 Edna -3 3,220
75 Juanita 0 3,176
76 Diane +35 3,174
77 Yvonne +4 3,170
78 Thelma -4 3,061
79 Kay +19 3,009
80 Wilma -2 2,978
81 Florence -1 2,953
82 Josephine -5 2,941
83 Lorraine -7 2,938
84 Lillian -5 2,899
85 Audrey -17 2,889
86 Gladys -2 2,870
87 Pauline -5 2,816
88 Ethel +2 2,765
89 Emma -4 2,747
90 Jeanette +4 2,741
91 Judy +27 2,740
92 Anne -3 2,724
93 Anita +11 2,711
94 Grace -8 2,709
95 Theresa -7 2,699
96 Edith -9 2,649
97 Susan +13 2,643
98 Lucille -6 2,640
99 Gail +2 2,632
100 Clara -9 2,570