Most Popular Baby Names of 1947

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
101 Clifford -1 2,988
102 Theodore -1 2,926
103 Gene -5 2,898
104 Herbert -7 2,857
105 Vincent +5 2,806
106 Randall +16 2,787
107 Jesse +2 2,751
108 Warren -3 2,724
109 Dan +7 2,703
110 Jerome +4 2,689
111 Gordon 0 2,670
112 Lloyd -6 2,625
113 Jimmie -9 2,599
114 Edwin -2 2,589
115 Bob -8 2,514
116 Randy +32 2,501
117 Leon -4 2,489
118 Lewis 0 2,438
119 Jay -4 2,436
120 Calvin +8 2,433
121 Victor -1 2,356
122 Eric +12 2,344
123 Jon -6 2,308
124 Leslie -5 2,306
125 Darrell +6 2,281
126 Tony +3 2,276
127 Christopher +23 2,273
128 Clyde -5 2,266
129 Alvin -3 2,215
130 Floyd -9 2,211
131 Harvey -6 2,208
132 Allan -8 2,189
133 Joel -6 2,144
134 Vernon -4 2,114
135 Duane +7 2,093
136 Jose -3 2,087
137 Lonnie -1 2,084
138 Glen +5 2,069
139 Scott +16 2,028
140 Dean -8 2,002
141 Jackie -2 1,987
142 Lester +3 1,943
143 Nicholas +1 1,938
144 Benjamin +2 1,931
145 Charlie -10 1,911
146 Gilbert -8 1,874
147 Leo 0 1,804
148 Arnold +5 1,797
149 Herman +3 1,793
150 Johnnie -10 1,793
151 Lynn +3 1,779
152 Franklin -11 1,771
153 Freddie -2 1,725
154 Chester -5 1,713
155 Dave +5 1,694
156 Manuel +2 1,677
157 Ted 0 1,647
158 Milton -2 1,636
159 Micheal +9 1,628
160 Kevin +19 1,553
161 Dwight -24 1,542
162 Neil -1 1,462
163 Wesley +4 1,457
164 Garry -2 1,449
165 Cecil -6 1,444
166 Roland 0 1,433
167 Claude -4 1,432
168 Donnie -3 1,416
169 Sam -5 1,414
170 Tim +1 1,329
171 Greg +41 1,316
172 Juan 0 1,316
173 Ricky +47 1,300
174 Marshall +1 1,270
175 Sammy -5 1,211
176 Hugh -2 1,199
177 Jonathan -4 1,197
178 Stuart +2 1,190
179 Wallace -10 1,188
180 Guy +6 1,181
181 Maurice -5 1,143
182 Karl +3 1,120
183 Rick +23 1,120
184 Kent +11 1,118
185 Chris +24 1,117
186 Oscar -4 1,110
187 Nathaniel 0 1,103
188 Sidney -5 1,098
189 Terrence +1 1,098
190 Alexander -2 1,079
191 Marc +24 1,062
192 Benny -8 1,060
193 Edgar 0 1,056
194 Perry +7 1,052
195 Jessie -14 1,048
196 Matthew -2 1,045
197 Carlos +2 1,030
198 Willard -21 1,025
199 Jeff +20 1,009
200 Morris -8 1,005
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
101 Vicki +7 3,870
102 Carole -30 3,827
103 Annie -6 3,758
104 Kay -3 3,519
105 Charlene +2 3,476
106 Marjorie 0 3,449
107 Irene -5 3,291
108 Janis +26 3,205
109 Mildred -5 3,120
110 Juanita 0 3,110
111 Dolores -8 3,072
112 Ruby -7 3,071
113 Loretta -2 2,999
114 Marlene -2 2,989
115 Delores 0 2,966
116 Julia -2 2,953
117 Yvonne +1 2,914
118 Arlene -5 2,908
119 Cathy +48 2,859
120 June -4 2,840
121 Teresa +27 2,810
122 Claudia +2 2,763
123 Victoria -1 2,739
124 Julie +4 2,735
125 Jeanette -4 2,599
126 Andrea -1 2,509
127 Gayle +14 2,485
128 Vivian -8 2,483
129 Georgia -6 2,475
130 Gwendolyn +2 2,449
131 Edna -5 2,417
132 Leslie -2 2,357
133 Josephine -6 2,348
134 Paulette -17 2,334
135 Terry +8 2,291
136 Edith 0 2,199
137 Pauline -4 2,178
138 Sara -3 2,174
139 Margie -1 2,169
140 Annette +2 2,142
141 Emma -10 2,141
142 Penny +21 2,102
143 Lillian -14 2,089
144 Ethel -5 2,083
145 Jennifer +11 2,013
146 Audrey +3 2,001
147 Lucille -10 1,998
148 Michele +39 1,985
149 Lynne +5 1,971
150 Priscilla +10 1,933
151 Clara -7 1,932
152 Wilma -7 1,910
153 Thelma -3 1,901
154 Grace -1 1,882
155 Toni +30 1,862
156 Jill +10 1,859
157 Maryann -5 1,858
158 Eleanor -18 1,852
159 Florence -13 1,849
160 Marion -5 1,847
161 Janie -3 1,843
162 Esther -11 1,840
163 Sheryl +2 1,835
164 Pat -17 1,823
165 Gladys -8 1,820
166 Joy +4 1,815
167 Rosa +1 1,800
168 Eva -7 1,786
169 Vickie +35 1,706
170 Denise -1 1,698
171 Stephanie +5 1,692
172 Bernice +7 1,688
173 Willie -14 1,684
174 Jackie 0 1,661
175 Billie -11 1,653
176 Angela +16 1,648
177 Ella 0 1,637
178 Bobbie -7 1,618
179 Marian -17 1,606
180 Bertha -7 1,603
181 Maxine -9 1,584
182 Carla +21 1,569
183 Hazel -8 1,560
184 Valerie -3 1,553
185 Dianna -2 1,538
186 Regina +11 1,492
187 Emily -1 1,467
188 Beatrice -8 1,465
189 Bonita +9 1,448
190 Rachel +6 1,448
191 Lillie -13 1,440
192 Jacquelyn +7 1,390
193 Faye -11 1,383
194 Yolanda +8 1,379
195 Lana -5 1,364
196 Jan +14 1,358
197 Sandy +9 1,354
198 Veronica +3 1,354
199 Ida -15 1,350
200 Stella +9 1,333