100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1941

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 James 0 66,696
2 Robert 0 64,215
3 John 0 57,499
4 William 0 47,779
5 Richard 0 39,096
6 Charles 0 32,715
7 David 0 30,533
8 Thomas 0 26,630
9 Ronald +1 24,388
10 Donald -1 22,616
11 Larry +2 20,124
12 Joseph 0 19,791
13 George -2 19,251
14 Jerry 0 16,796
15 Kenneth 0 16,128
16 Michael +2 15,936
17 Edward -1 15,577
18 Paul -1 15,154
19 Gary 0 14,560
20 Gerald +1 10,934
21 Frank -1 10,786
22 Raymond 0 9,948
23 Dennis +1 9,562
24 Harold -1 8,099
25 Roger +1 8,085
26 Walter -1 7,747
27 Billy 0 7,649
28 Carl +4 7,156
29 Henry +2 7,153
30 Joe -2 7,148
31 Daniel +3 7,048
32 Jack -3 6,951
33 Arthur 0 6,739
34 Lawrence +1 6,650
35 Bobby -5 6,583
36 Willie 0 6,529
37 Wayne +2 6,108
38 Ralph -1 6,039
39 Roy +3 5,942
40 Albert +1 5,924
41 Stephen +8 5,806
42 Eugene -4 5,750
43 Fred -3 5,617
44 Peter -1 5,614
45 Jimmy -1 5,324
46 Anthony 0 5,237
47 Howard -2 5,072
48 Harry -1 5,053
49 Norman -1 4,449
50 Louis 0 4,441
51 Bruce +4 4,294
52 Philip +8 4,163
53 Douglas +3 4,149
54 Johnny -3 3,988
55 Leonard -1 3,981
56 Melvin -3 3,950
57 Stanley +2 3,925
58 Earl -6 3,804
59 Dale -2 3,785
60 Francis +1 3,735
61 Ernest -3 3,723
62 Clarence +2 3,672
63 Marvin 0 3,621
64 Terry +9 3,607
65 Samuel 0 3,532
66 Don -4 3,530
67 Leroy -1 3,518
68 Bill -1 3,451
69 Frederick -1 3,289
70 Patrick +4 3,151
71 Tommy +5 3,086
72 Gene -2 3,073
73 Allen -2 3,055
74 Alfred -5 3,047
75 Russell -3 3,032
76 Herbert -1 2,964
77 Phillip +2 2,868
78 Eddie +3 2,849
79 Ronnie +22 2,848
80 Jim -2 2,841
81 Lee -1 2,742
82 Andrew +2 2,711
83 Ray -6 2,693
84 Alan +4 2,624
85 Martin 0 2,603
86 Glenn -3 2,521
87 Bernard -5 2,505
88 Tom +4 2,499
89 Jimmie -3 2,469
90 Steven +29 2,466
91 Barry +18 2,463
92 Gordon -1 2,404
93 Leon -4 2,374
94 Clifford 0 2,365
95 Theodore -5 2,330
96 Lloyd +4 2,249
97 Edwin -1 2,211
98 Franklin -11 2,205
99 Jesse -6 2,183
100 Curtis -3 2,165
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Mary 0 58,025
2 Barbara 0 39,534
3 Patricia 0 36,896
4 Carol +2 24,186
5 Linda +3 23,724
6 Judith -2 23,311
7 Betty -2 20,897
8 Nancy -1 20,877
9 Sandra +1 19,502
10 Shirley -1 16,946
11 Carolyn +4 16,270
12 Margaret -1 15,691
13 Joyce 0 15,669
14 Dorothy -2 14,559
15 Sharon +2 14,270
16 Judy 0 13,962
17 Joan -3 13,372
18 Janet +1 11,135
19 Karen +15 10,830
20 Donna +3 10,446
21 Elizabeth -1 10,269
22 Janice 0 10,059
23 Virginia -2 10,040
24 Helen -6 9,887
25 Martha +1 9,156
26 Gloria +4 9,006
27 Susan +9 8,887
28 Ruth -4 8,862
29 Beverly -2 8,727
30 Marilyn -5 8,551
31 Frances -3 8,468
32 Jean -3 7,837
33 Bonnie +6 7,759
34 Alice -2 7,443
35 Phyllis -2 7,347
36 Kathleen +4 7,160
37 Ann -2 7,122
38 Doris -7 7,074
39 Peggy -1 6,558
40 Diane +5 6,425
41 Brenda +1 6,332
42 Marie -1 6,149
43 Lois -6 6,105
44 Elaine +6 5,376
45 Geraldine +1 5,227
46 Jane +1 5,085
47 Norma -4 5,018
48 Carole +1 4,965
49 Rose -5 4,949
50 Evelyn -2 4,926
51 Catherine +2 4,883
52 Patsy +5 4,787
53 Wanda -1 4,736
54 Joanne 0 4,664
55 Charlotte 0 4,561
56 Anna -5 4,430
57 Dolores +10 4,384
58 Joann +5 4,276
59 Annie -3 4,078
60 Sarah 0 3,985
61 Sally 0 3,963
62 Louise -3 3,910
63 Rita +7 3,881
64 Mildred -6 3,842
65 Sylvia -3 3,788
66 Jo +6 3,755
67 Ellen +7 3,664
68 Gail -3 3,607
69 Ruby -3 3,586
70 Kay +7 3,535
71 Marjorie -7 3,516
72 Roberta -1 3,396
73 Jacqueline +3 3,389
74 Irene -1 3,370
75 Sue +6 3,363
76 Darlene +3 3,347
77 Arlene -2 3,291
78 Eleanor -10 3,248
79 Connie +9 3,205
80 Delores +3 3,160
81 Loretta -12 3,100
82 Anne +2 3,096
83 Marlene -3 3,068
84 Juanita -6 3,045
85 Katherine +6 3,002
86 Rebecca +10 2,923
87 Kathryn +16 2,869
88 Julia +4 2,846
89 Edna -3 2,829
90 June -8 2,767
91 Anita -4 2,740
92 Josephine -3 2,729
93 Lorraine +2 2,686
94 Rosemary -9 2,676
95 Theresa +7 2,672
96 Glenda +11 2,640
97 Suzanne +12 2,610
98 Jeanette -8 2,596
99 Emma -5 2,544
100 Diana +17 2,543