100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1946

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 James 0 87,382
2 Robert 0 84,053
3 John 0 79,208
4 William 0 59,993
5 Richard 0 58,822
6 David 0 46,406
7 Michael +2 41,174
8 Thomas 0 38,841
9 Charles -2 38,201
10 Ronald 0 31,837
11 Larry 0 28,405
12 Gary +1 26,897
13 Donald -1 26,227
14 Joseph 0 24,272
15 Kenneth +1 22,033
16 George -1 21,540
17 Dennis +2 21,435
18 Paul -1 21,025
19 Edward -1 18,572
20 Jerry 0 17,551
21 Daniel +3 12,852
22 Frank -1 12,657
23 Roger -1 12,409
24 Stephen +2 11,818
25 Raymond -2 11,277
26 Terry +7 10,660
27 Gerald -2 10,025
28 Steven +15 8,879
29 Wayne +6 8,812
30 Walter -3 8,653
31 Lawrence -1 8,511
32 Bruce +16 8,458
33 Harold -5 8,359
34 Douglas -5 8,319
35 Jack -3 7,794
36 Joe 0 7,530
37 Arthur -3 7,529
38 Peter 0 7,481
39 Carl 0 7,373
40 Willie -9 7,323
41 Henry -4 7,309
42 Jimmy -1 7,139
43 Roy -3 6,916
44 Anthony +2 6,776
45 Billy -3 6,707
46 Danny +10 6,643
47 Johnny -2 6,599
48 Ralph -4 6,586
49 Alan +3 6,491
50 Harry -3 6,018
51 Fred 0 6,017
52 Albert -3 5,993
53 Bobby 0 5,748
54 Ronnie +13 5,722
55 Howard -1 5,686
56 Gregory +40 5,667
57 Eugene -7 5,654
58 Mark +14 5,338
59 Patrick +4 5,296
60 Timothy +10 5,154
61 Philip -3 5,091
62 Dale 0 5,025
63 Louis -8 4,911
64 Mike +5 4,845
65 Stanley -6 4,764
66 Russell -2 4,731
67 Leonard -10 4,691
68 Barry +16 4,621
69 Steve +10 4,570
70 Samuel -9 4,514
71 Ernest -11 4,389
72 Bill -6 4,351
73 Jim -5 4,339
74 Allen -1 4,287
75 Frederick +2 4,231
76 Norman -11 4,164
77 Tommy -1 4,148
78 Jeffrey +13 4,127
79 Don -5 4,107
80 Francis -5 4,002
81 Glenn +12 3,888
82 Earl -11 3,828
83 Phillip +2 3,773
84 Andrew +2 3,751
85 Eddie -4 3,747
86 Melvin -8 3,742
87 Tom +1 3,622
88 Marvin -8 3,596
89 Clarence -7 3,561
90 Leroy -7 3,449
91 Lee -4 3,346
92 Martin -2 3,335
93 Rodney +12 3,298
94 Alfred -5 3,229
95 Ray -3 3,171
96 Keith +12 2,861
97 Herbert -3 2,815
98 Gene +2 2,753
99 Curtis -2 2,722
100 Clifford -1 2,614
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Mary 0 67,437
2 Linda 0 52,702
3 Patricia +1 46,272
4 Barbara -1 45,103
5 Carol 0 34,246
6 Sandra 0 31,677
7 Nancy 0 28,328
8 Susan +2 28,262
9 Sharon -1 27,823
10 Judith -1 22,307
11 Judy +2 20,468
12 Carolyn 0 19,882
13 Donna +4 19,761
14 Betty -3 19,720
15 Karen +1 19,640
16 Kathleen +3 18,743
17 Margaret -2 18,124
18 Shirley -4 17,860
19 Diane +3 15,831
20 Joyce -2 15,213
21 Janet -1 14,140
22 Janice +2 14,033
23 Dorothy -2 12,792
24 Brenda +5 12,686
25 Elizabeth +1 11,738
26 Gloria -3 11,683
27 Cheryl +5 11,526
28 Joan -3 11,211
29 Marilyn -2 10,706
30 Beverly +7 10,426
31 Virginia -3 10,016
32 Martha -2 9,755
33 Bonnie +2 9,501
34 Pamela +8 9,358
35 Jane +1 8,966
36 Helen -5 8,844
37 Jean +1 8,552
38 Ruth -5 8,474
39 Frances -5 8,455
40 Ann -1 8,073
41 Phyllis -1 8,049
42 Diana +1 7,534
43 Peggy +2 7,393
44 Alice -3 7,357
45 Connie +2 7,211
46 Cynthia +44 6,890
47 Elaine -3 6,798
48 Catherine +2 6,368
49 Gail +3 6,224
50 Christine +12 6,196
51 Doris -5 5,985
52 Suzanne +16 5,946
53 Jo +7 5,828
54 Marie -5 5,749
55 Lois -7 5,698
56 Rita +3 5,533
57 Joanne -4 5,502
58 Wanda 0 5,234
59 Ellen +2 5,232
60 Rose -6 5,178
61 Sue +5 5,139
62 Jacqueline +1 5,080
63 Kathryn +2 5,000
64 Charlotte -9 4,970
65 Evelyn -8 4,889
66 Geraldine -10 4,850
67 Sally -3 4,842
68 Rebecca +17 4,838
69 Paula -2 4,721
70 Sheila +19 4,704
71 Darlene 0 4,660
72 Carole -21 4,620
73 Sherry +31 4,518
74 Laura +3 4,487
75 Rosemary +4 4,485
76 Dianne -4 4,280
77 Norma -3 4,264
78 Katherine +4 4,201
79 Kathy +22 4,174
80 Eileen -10 4,173
81 Anne 0 4,121
82 Sylvia +1 4,094
83 Jeanne +15 4,041
84 Anita +16 4,027
85 Roberta -10 4,015
86 Patsy -2 4,012
87 Anna -14 4,005
88 Maria -2 3,953
89 Marcia -1 3,948
90 Joann -10 3,943
91 Louise -13 3,924
92 Sarah -16 3,904
93 Lorraine -6 3,889
94 Lynn +8 3,884
95 Maureen +10 3,683
96 Theresa 0 3,678
97 Annie -28 3,645
98 Marsha +15 3,614
99 Glenda -6 3,571
100 Constance +9 3,415