100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1944

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 James 0 76,935
2 Robert 0 70,828
3 John 0 66,597
4 William 0 52,329
5 Richard 0 45,634
6 David 0 37,368
7 Charles 0 34,641
8 Thomas 0 31,600
9 Michael +1 26,734
10 Ronald -1 25,506
11 Donald 0 23,451
12 Larry 0 22,032
13 Joseph 0 21,167
14 George 0 20,418
15 Gary +1 20,049
16 Kenneth -1 18,081
17 Paul +2 16,650
18 Edward 0 16,471
19 Jerry -2 16,274
20 Dennis 0 13,673
21 Frank 0 11,340
22 Raymond 0 10,620
23 Roger +1 10,573
24 Gerald -1 10,017
25 Daniel 0 9,317
26 Walter 0 8,162
27 Harold 0 7,975
28 Stephen +1 7,794
29 Jack +5 7,250
30 Arthur 0 7,248
31 Willie +5 7,173
32 Lawrence 0 7,129
33 Joe +2 7,054
34 Douglas -6 6,998
35 Henry -4 6,971
36 Carl -3 6,818
37 Wayne +3 6,716
38 Billy -1 6,543
39 Roy -1 6,531
40 Peter -1 6,341
41 Jimmy +1 6,327
42 Ralph -1 6,269
43 Terry +6 5,978
44 Albert -1 5,852
45 Johnny +7 5,663
46 Anthony -2 5,604
47 Fred -2 5,574
48 Eugene -1 5,506
49 Harry +1 5,471
50 Bobby -4 5,412
51 Bruce 0 5,259
52 Steven +6 5,113
53 Howard -5 5,021
54 Louis -1 4,681
55 Alan +12 4,275
56 Leonard -1 4,185
57 Stanley -3 4,120
58 Norman -2 4,067
59 Ernest +2 4,042
60 Philip -3 3,997
61 Dale -2 3,987
62 Samuel 0 3,948
63 Russell +10 3,929
64 Patrick +5 3,881
65 Earl -5 3,875
66 Bill -1 3,815
67 Jim +8 3,748
68 Melvin -4 3,746
69 Ronnie +2 3,741
70 Tommy +7 3,696
71 Francis -8 3,651
72 Don 0 3,584
73 Frederick -3 3,581
74 Clarence -6 3,580
75 Marvin -9 3,569
76 Danny +12 3,511
77 Allen -1 3,417
78 Leroy -4 3,404
79 Eddie +1 3,315
80 Mike +10 3,082
81 Andrew -2 3,050
82 Alfred -4 3,045
83 Phillip -2 3,001
84 Barry -2 2,979
85 Lee +6 2,932
86 Ray -2 2,901
87 Tom 0 2,900
88 Glenn -3 2,848
89 Steve +4 2,832
90 Herbert -4 2,775
91 Martin -8 2,767
92 Timothy +7 2,748
93 Mark +8 2,744
94 Bernard -2 2,619
95 Gene -6 2,602
96 Theodore +1 2,573
97 Curtis +3 2,464
98 Jimmie -3 2,398
99 Clifford -5 2,394
100 Warren +2 2,346
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Mary 0 62,476
2 Barbara 0 39,186
3 Linda +1 38,408
4 Patricia -1 36,875
5 Carol 0 30,457
6 Sandra 0 26,025
7 Nancy +2 23,213
8 Judith -1 22,429
9 Sharon -1 22,425
10 Betty 0 19,752
11 Carolyn 0 18,671
12 Judy +1 17,113
13 Susan +5 16,328
14 Margaret 0 16,312
15 Shirley -3 16,306
16 Karen -1 15,941
17 Donna 0 15,173
18 Joyce -2 14,769
19 Dorothy 0 13,381
20 Kathleen +2 13,009
21 Janet -1 12,586
22 Joan -1 11,920
23 Elizabeth 0 11,035
24 Diane 0 10,710
25 Gloria +5 9,965
26 Virginia -1 9,888
27 Marilyn 0 9,734
28 Janice -2 9,729
29 Martha 0 9,332
30 Brenda +5 8,994
31 Helen -3 8,693
32 Ruth +1 8,673
33 Frances -2 8,481
34 Bonnie 0 8,454
35 Beverly -3 8,291
36 Cheryl +66 7,971
37 Jean -1 7,648
38 Alice 0 7,104
39 Ann -2 7,080
40 Phyllis -1 7,023
41 Jane +3 6,565
42 Doris -2 6,319
43 Carole -1 6,271
44 Pamela +10 6,204
45 Peggy -4 6,015
46 Elaine 0 5,626
47 Lois -4 5,529
48 Marie -3 5,295
49 Catherine -1 5,258
50 Charlotte -3 4,930
51 Connie +8 4,796
52 Rose -2 4,708
53 Geraldine -2 4,663
54 Rita -2 4,528
55 Gail 0 4,526
56 Joanne -7 4,526
57 Evelyn -4 4,515
58 Wanda -2 4,430
59 Sally -2 4,391
60 Diana +2 4,312
61 Jo +2 4,226
62 Sue +10 4,036
63 Ellen +4 4,000
64 Jacqueline +1 3,975
65 Joann -5 3,975
66 Norma -8 3,862
67 Sarah +4 3,859
68 Kathryn +7 3,854
69 Louise +1 3,841
70 Roberta -4 3,746
71 Annie -2 3,739
72 Patsy -11 3,728
73 Eileen -5 3,647
74 Anna -10 3,635
75 Christine +9 3,586
76 Darlene -3 3,530
77 Katherine +1 3,524
78 Suzanne +8 3,461
79 Glenda +4 3,366
80 Maria +23 3,363
81 Paula +12 3,315
82 Mildred -6 3,314
83 Sylvia -6 3,288
84 Rebecca +3 3,246
85 Marjorie -6 3,220
86 Anne -6 3,210
87 Ruby -5 3,192
88 Kay -7 3,170
89 Marcia +8 3,139
90 Dianne -2 3,107
91 Irene -6 3,082
92 Dolores -18 3,077
93 Lorraine +1 3,044
94 Juanita -3 2,960
95 Anita +3 2,828
96 Theresa +3 2,818
97 Delores +3 2,759
98 Loretta -9 2,747
99 Rosemary -4 2,744
100 Sherry +23 2,734