100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1947

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 James 0 94,601
2 Robert 0 91,557
3 John 0 88,251
4 William 0 66,917
5 Richard 0 58,445
6 David 0 57,749
7 Michael 0 50,457
8 Thomas 0 44,819
9 Charles 0 40,716
10 Larry +1 34,891
11 Ronald -1 34,853
12 Gary 0 30,012
13 Donald 0 28,235
14 Joseph 0 27,478
15 Kenneth 0 24,562
16 George 0 23,902
17 Dennis 0 23,649
18 Paul 0 22,769
19 Edward 0 20,528
20 Jerry 0 18,757
21 Stephen +3 15,306
22 Daniel -1 15,179
23 Frank -1 13,988
24 Steven +4 13,525
25 Roger -2 12,745
26 Terry 0 12,727
27 Raymond -2 12,331
28 Gerald -1 10,743
29 Bruce +3 10,507
30 Wayne -1 10,145
31 Douglas +3 9,898
32 Lawrence -1 9,570
33 Gregory +23 9,327
34 Walter -4 9,205
35 Harold -2 8,892
36 Peter +2 8,591
37 Jack -2 8,492
38 Arthur -1 8,248
39 Carl 0 8,048
40 Danny +6 8,048
41 Anthony +3 8,007
42 Willie -2 7,979
43 Joe -7 7,894
44 Jimmy -2 7,850
45 Henry -4 7,809
46 Alan +3 7,808
47 Mark +11 7,762
48 Roy -5 7,549
49 Johnny -2 7,422
50 Ralph -2 7,383
51 Billy -6 6,931
52 Timothy +8 6,748
53 Patrick +6 6,613
54 Harry -4 6,507
55 Albert -3 6,457
56 Fred -5 6,379
57 Philip +4 6,233
58 Steve +11 6,227
59 Eugene -2 6,175
60 Bobby -7 6,108
61 Ronnie -7 6,097
62 Howard -7 6,055
63 Dale -1 5,923
64 Louis -1 5,770
65 Mike -1 5,745
66 Jeffrey +12 5,650
67 Stanley -2 5,490
68 Barry 0 5,465
69 Russell -3 5,270
70 Leonard -3 5,158
71 Glenn +10 5,156
72 Samuel -2 5,104
73 Allen +1 5,072
74 Phillip +9 4,794
75 Ernest -4 4,774
76 Bill -4 4,689
77 Jim -4 4,634
78 Frederick -3 4,625
79 Tommy -2 4,579
80 Eddie +5 4,447
81 Norman -5 4,402
82 Andrew +2 4,339
83 Earl -1 4,235
84 Francis -4 4,203
85 Melvin +1 4,170
86 Don -7 4,005
87 Clarence +2 3,922
88 Tom -1 3,918
89 Marvin -1 3,762
90 Martin +2 3,715
91 Keith +5 3,685
92 Lee -1 3,676
93 Craig +15 3,635
94 Rodney -1 3,559
95 Brian +8 3,450
96 Alfred -2 3,418
97 Ray -2 3,372
98 Leroy -8 3,341
99 Curtis 0 3,026
100 Clifford 0 2,986
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Linda +1 99,651
2 Mary -1 71,654
3 Patricia 0 51,269
4 Barbara 0 48,778
5 Sandra +1 34,755
6 Carol -1 33,528
7 Nancy 0 32,436
8 Susan 0 31,943
9 Sharon 0 28,538
10 Donna +3 23,513
11 Kathleen +5 22,093
12 Judith -2 21,989
13 Karen +2 21,646
14 Judy -3 21,027
15 Carolyn -3 20,752
16 Margaret +1 20,102
17 Betty -3 18,953
18 Diane +1 17,765
19 Shirley -1 17,644
20 Joyce 0 15,913
21 Brenda +3 15,830
22 Janice 0 15,409
23 Janet -2 15,233
24 Cheryl +3 13,881
25 Elizabeth 0 13,442
26 Dorothy -3 12,746
27 Gloria -1 12,613
28 Pamela +6 12,386
29 Marilyn 0 11,880
30 Joan -2 11,272
31 Beverly -1 11,209
32 Martha 0 10,652
33 Cynthia +13 10,525
34 Virginia -3 10,407
35 Bonnie -2 10,211
36 Jane -1 9,943
37 Phyllis +4 9,181
38 Helen -2 8,976
39 Frances 0 8,935
40 Jean -3 8,935
41 Ann -1 8,888
42 Peggy +1 8,872
43 Connie +2 8,643
44 Ruth -6 8,475
45 Christine +5 8,372
46 Catherine +2 7,883
47 Alice -3 7,852
48 Diana -6 7,623
49 Gail 0 7,241
50 Elaine -3 7,068
51 Jo +2 6,719
52 Rebecca +16 6,329
53 Suzanne -1 6,231
54 Paula +15 6,104
55 Kathryn +8 6,094
56 Joanne +1 6,064
57 Marie -3 6,060
58 Doris -7 6,029
59 Jacqueline +3 6,011
60 Rita -4 5,983
61 Ellen -2 5,856
62 Deborah +57 5,831
63 Lois -8 5,713
64 Kathy +15 5,703
65 Rose -5 5,656
66 Wanda -8 5,651
67 Sherry +6 5,579
68 Charlotte -4 5,386
69 Sue -8 5,307
70 Sally -3 5,262
71 Darlene 0 5,249
72 Evelyn -7 5,236
73 Sheila -3 5,094
74 Laura 0 5,046
75 Lynn +19 4,992
76 Katherine +2 4,885
77 Lynda +32 4,838
78 Geraldine -12 4,809
79 Maria +9 4,710
80 Rosemary -5 4,542
81 Marcia +8 4,467
82 Norma -5 4,427
83 Dianne -7 4,409
84 Lorraine +9 4,406
85 Theresa +11 4,386
86 Jeanne -3 4,364
87 Patsy -1 4,348
88 Marsha +10 4,336
89 Joann +1 4,276
90 Roberta -5 4,259
91 Eileen -11 4,246
92 Anna -5 4,233
93 Sarah -1 4,213
94 Anita -10 4,185
95 Anne -14 4,184
96 Glenda +3 4,152
97 Sylvia -15 4,095
98 Maureen -3 4,082
99 Louise -8 4,045
100 Constance 0 3,894