Most Popular Baby Names of 1948

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
101 Curtis -2 3,092
102 Christopher +25 3,037
103 Herbert +1 2,870
104 Theodore -2 2,827
105 Clifford -4 2,793
106 Vincent -1 2,790
107 Bernard -7 2,717
108 Jesse -1 2,704
109 Warren -1 2,657
110 Jerome 0 2,587
111 Gene -8 2,542
112 Gordon -1 2,510
113 Dan -4 2,490
114 Eric +8 2,490
115 Victor +6 2,479
116 Edwin -2 2,434
117 Calvin +3 2,397
118 Lloyd -6 2,388
119 Leon -2 2,380
120 Jimmie -7 2,362
121 Darrell +4 2,335
122 Scott +17 2,301
123 Jay -4 2,274
124 Alvin +5 2,270
125 Tony +1 2,268
126 Jose +10 2,262
127 Kevin +33 2,233
128 Jon -5 2,213
129 Leslie -5 2,212
130 Lewis -12 2,143
131 Clyde -3 2,073
132 Allan 0 2,059
133 Glen +5 2,045
134 Floyd -4 2,039
135 Lonnie +2 2,035
136 Vernon -2 2,029
137 Joel -4 2,024
138 Harvey -7 2,001
139 Duane -4 1,966
140 Bob -25 1,960
141 Benjamin +3 1,959
142 Nicholas +1 1,928
143 Dean -3 1,908
144 Charlie +1 1,902
145 Gilbert +1 1,869
146 Herman +3 1,838
147 Jackie -6 1,832
148 Micheal +11 1,802
149 Lester -7 1,785
150 Johnnie 0 1,780
151 Leo -4 1,718
152 Freddie +1 1,707
153 Dwight +8 1,651
154 Arnold -6 1,636
155 Ricky +18 1,602
156 Manuel 0 1,592
157 Lynn -6 1,573
158 Chester -4 1,558
159 Franklin -7 1,549
160 Milton -2 1,543
161 Dave -6 1,507
162 Donnie +6 1,485
163 Ted -6 1,475
164 Juan +8 1,474
165 Neil -3 1,405
166 Garry -2 1,401
167 Cecil -2 1,397
168 Claude -1 1,345
169 Wesley -6 1,335
170 Roland -4 1,334
171 Tim -1 1,295
172 Chris +13 1,287
173 Jonathan +4 1,284
174 Rick +9 1,280
175 Marc +16 1,256
176 Sam -7 1,241
177 Terrence +12 1,204
178 Greg -7 1,189
179 Karl +3 1,184
180 Nathaniel +7 1,158
181 Marshall -7 1,156
182 Randolph +23 1,142
183 Alexander +7 1,131
184 Oscar +2 1,101
185 Jessie +10 1,094
186 Wallace -7 1,078
187 Sammy -12 1,075
188 Stuart -10 1,073
189 Benny +3 1,065
190 Matthew +6 1,054
191 Hugh -15 1,040
192 Bradley +29 1,031
193 Carlos +4 1,030
194 Kent -10 1,028
195 Guy -15 1,024
196 Dana +11 1,021
197 Rickey +29 1,020
198 Maurice -17 1,002
199 Sidney -11 991
200 Perry -6 981
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
101 Roberta -11 3,667
102 Anita -7 3,614
103 Norma -21 3,591
104 Cathy +15 3,562
105 Charlene 0 3,490
106 Carole -4 3,312
107 Juanita +3 3,207
108 Victoria +15 3,133
109 Marlene +5 3,054
110 Marjorie -4 3,049
111 Yvonne +6 3,043
112 Irene -5 3,042
113 Kay -9 2,944
114 Ruby -2 2,896
115 Loretta -2 2,868
116 Delores -1 2,839
117 Julie +7 2,795
118 Julia -2 2,775
119 Dolores -8 2,761
120 Mildred -11 2,755
121 Janis -13 2,746
122 Claudia 0 2,624
123 Paulette +11 2,579
124 Gwendolyn +6 2,507
125 Arlene -7 2,480
126 Vivian +2 2,423
127 June -7 2,392
128 Andrea -2 2,366
129 Jeanette -4 2,331
130 Georgia -1 2,313
131 Leslie +1 2,307
132 Regina +54 2,292
133 Terry +2 2,281
134 Josephine -1 2,229
135 Valerie +49 2,130
136 Lillian +7 2,114
137 Stephanie +34 2,103
138 Emma +3 2,099
139 Edna -8 2,097
140 Edith -4 2,082
141 Gayle -14 2,066
142 Sara -4 2,020
143 Vickie +26 2,019
144 Sheryl +19 2,008
145 Pauline -8 1,964
146 Annette -6 1,934
147 Denise +23 1,929
148 Margie -9 1,928
149 Rosa +18 1,928
150 Jill +6 1,887
151 Jennifer -6 1,881
152 Ethel -8 1,874
153 Penny -11 1,861
154 Lucille -7 1,854
155 Esther +7 1,851
156 Priscilla -6 1,844
157 Audrey -11 1,839
158 Angela +18 1,803
159 Michele -11 1,796
160 Clara -9 1,793
161 Colleen +48 1,783
162 Eva +6 1,774
163 Thelma -10 1,764
164 Wilma -12 1,740
165 Florence -6 1,698
166 Lynne -17 1,683
167 Grace -13 1,679
168 Willie +5 1,669
169 Eleanor -11 1,664
170 Maryann -13 1,631
171 Joy -5 1,627
172 Dianna +13 1,625
173 Gladys -8 1,602
174 Toni -19 1,601
175 Marion -15 1,593
176 Janie -15 1,578
177 Ella 0 1,551
178 Billie -3 1,546
179 Bobbie -1 1,543
180 Carla +2 1,542
181 Maxine 0 1,523
182 Wendy +59 1,517
183 Bertha -3 1,515
184 Christina +23 1,493
185 Bernice -13 1,489
186 Veronica +12 1,478
187 Jackie -13 1,467
188 Lana +7 1,464
189 Lillie +2 1,454
190 Candace +14 1,446
191 Beatrice -3 1,433
192 Marianne +14 1,425
193 Jacquelyn -1 1,421
194 Emily -7 1,392
195 Rachel -5 1,390
196 Marian -17 1,387
197 Yolanda -3 1,364
198 Renee +36 1,362
199 Hazel -16 1,347
200 Faye -7 1,345