100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1945

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 James 0 74,475
2 Robert 0 69,966
3 John 0 66,158
4 William 0 50,226
5 Richard 0 46,045
6 David 0 37,114
7 Charles 0 32,457
8 Thomas 0 31,878
9 Michael 0 29,929
10 Ronald 0 23,666
11 Larry +1 22,830
12 Donald -1 22,140
13 Gary +2 21,351
14 Joseph -1 20,840
15 George -1 19,324
16 Kenneth 0 18,102
17 Paul 0 17,022
18 Edward 0 15,873
19 Dennis +1 14,992
20 Jerry -1 14,704
21 Frank 0 10,867
22 Roger +1 10,572
23 Raymond -1 9,861
24 Daniel +1 9,709
25 Gerald -1 8,865
26 Stephen +2 8,643
27 Walter -1 7,586
28 Harold -1 7,528
29 Douglas +5 7,400
30 Lawrence +2 7,164
31 Willie 0 7,037
32 Jack -3 6,860
33 Terry +10 6,837
34 Arthur -4 6,811
35 Wayne +2 6,742
36 Joe -3 6,631
37 Henry -2 6,604
38 Peter +2 6,489
39 Carl -3 6,316
40 Roy -1 6,177
41 Jimmy 0 6,155
42 Billy -4 6,021
43 Steven +9 5,977
44 Ralph -2 5,783
45 Johnny 0 5,706
46 Anthony 0 5,684
47 Harry +2 5,653
48 Bruce +3 5,616
49 Albert -5 5,434
50 Eugene -2 5,165
51 Fred -4 5,114
52 Alan +3 5,074
53 Bobby -3 5,061
54 Howard -1 4,769
55 Louis -1 4,481
56 Danny +20 4,180
57 Leonard -1 4,123
58 Philip +2 4,106
59 Stanley -2 4,056
60 Ernest -1 4,006
61 Samuel +1 3,961
62 Dale -1 3,959
63 Patrick +1 3,853
64 Russell -1 3,800
65 Norman -7 3,728
66 Bill 0 3,716
67 Ronnie +2 3,650
68 Jim -1 3,626
69 Mike +11 3,597
70 Timothy +22 3,592
71 Earl -6 3,567
72 Mark +21 3,552
73 Allen +4 3,491
74 Don -2 3,486
75 Francis -4 3,450
76 Tommy -6 3,447
77 Frederick -4 3,434
78 Melvin -10 3,403
79 Steve +10 3,392
80 Marvin -5 3,288
81 Eddie -2 3,227
82 Clarence -8 3,184
83 Leroy -5 3,183
84 Barry 0 3,140
85 Phillip -2 3,084
86 Andrew -5 3,013
87 Lee -2 2,935
88 Tom -1 2,896
89 Alfred -7 2,895
90 Martin +1 2,826
91 Jeffrey +10 2,782
92 Ray -6 2,742
93 Glenn -5 2,734
94 Herbert -4 2,658
95 Victor +12 2,621
96 Gregory +56 2,479
97 Curtis 0 2,392
98 Bernard -4 2,389
99 Clifford 0 2,380
100 Gene -5 2,374
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Mary 0 59,285
2 Linda +1 41,485
3 Barbara -1 38,283
4 Patricia 0 35,849
5 Carol 0 30,404
6 Sandra 0 24,703
7 Nancy 0 21,467
8 Sharon +1 20,834
9 Judith -1 20,190
10 Susan +3 19,224
11 Betty -1 18,383
12 Carolyn -1 17,234
13 Judy -1 17,008
14 Shirley +1 16,154
15 Margaret -1 15,690
16 Karen 0 15,681
17 Donna 0 15,396
18 Joyce 0 13,950
19 Kathleen +1 13,812
20 Janet +1 12,325
21 Dorothy -2 12,323
22 Diane +2 12,230
23 Gloria +2 11,040
24 Janice +4 10,785
25 Joan -3 10,400
26 Elizabeth -3 10,344
27 Marilyn 0 9,537
28 Virginia -2 9,244
29 Brenda +1 9,213
30 Martha -1 8,748
31 Helen 0 8,299
32 Cheryl +4 8,152
33 Ruth -1 8,040
34 Frances -1 7,937
35 Bonnie -1 7,749
36 Jane +5 7,638
37 Beverly -2 7,617
38 Jean -1 7,430
39 Ann 0 7,036
40 Phyllis 0 6,527
41 Alice -3 6,358
42 Pamela +2 6,175
43 Diana +17 6,049
44 Elaine +2 5,892
45 Peggy 0 5,841
46 Doris -4 5,825
47 Connie +4 5,339
48 Lois -1 5,150
49 Marie -1 5,084
50 Catherine -1 5,034
51 Carole -8 4,844
52 Gail +3 4,830
53 Joanne +3 4,619
54 Rose -2 4,558
55 Charlotte -5 4,528
56 Geraldine -3 4,472
57 Evelyn 0 4,376
58 Wanda 0 4,295
59 Rita -5 4,281
60 Jo +1 4,223
61 Ellen +2 4,191
62 Christine +13 4,077
63 Jacqueline +1 3,991
64 Sally -5 3,978
65 Kathryn +3 3,972
66 Sue -4 3,918
67 Paula +14 3,797
68 Suzanne +10 3,767
69 Annie +2 3,739
70 Eileen +3 3,634
71 Darlene +5 3,626
72 Dianne +18 3,613
73 Anna +1 3,605
74 Norma -8 3,603
75 Roberta -5 3,599
76 Sarah -9 3,599
77 Laura +42 3,583
78 Louise -9 3,516
79 Rosemary +20 3,498
80 Joann -15 3,467
81 Anne +5 3,414
82 Katherine -5 3,390
83 Sylvia 0 3,375
84 Patsy -12 3,347
85 Rebecca -1 3,333
86 Maria -6 3,310
87 Lorraine +6 3,207
88 Marcia +1 3,203
89 Sheila +14 3,178
90 Cynthia +15 3,129
91 Kay -3 3,060
92 Mildred -10 2,966
93 Glenda -14 2,962
94 Marjorie -9 2,929
95 Ruby -8 2,903
96 Theresa 0 2,895
97 Irene -6 2,884
98 Jeanne +10 2,860
99 Arlene +2 2,773
100 Anita -5 2,766