100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1949

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 James 0 86,762
2 Robert 0 83,680
3 John 0 81,007
4 William 0 61,362
5 Michael +1 59,902
6 David -1 59,502
7 Richard 0 50,874
8 Thomas 0 45,106
9 Charles 0 39,966
10 Larry +1 31,753
11 Ronald -1 31,448
12 Gary 0 28,891
13 Donald +1 27,060
14 Joseph -1 26,339
15 Kenneth 0 23,544
16 Dennis +1 21,697
17 Paul +1 21,551
18 George -2 21,284
19 Stephen +1 20,438
20 Steven +3 19,881
21 Edward -2 19,130
22 Daniel 0 18,208
23 Jerry -2 15,811
24 Mark +5 13,702
25 Roger -1 12,792
26 Bruce +2 12,254
27 Frank -2 11,943
28 Terry -2 11,443
29 Douglas +4 11,296
30 Raymond -3 11,286
31 Gregory +1 10,966
32 Lawrence -1 10,227
33 Gerald -3 9,795
34 Timothy +4 9,333
35 Wayne -1 8,899
36 Anthony +5 8,423
37 Walter -2 8,287
38 Peter -1 8,239
39 Patrick +9 8,061
40 Danny -1 8,008
41 Willie -1 7,879
42 Harold -6 7,795
43 Carl -1 7,664
44 Arthur 0 7,473
45 Alan +1 7,239
46 Henry -1 7,164
47 Jack -4 7,108
48 Jeffrey +10 6,965
49 Johnny +3 6,948
50 Ralph +1 6,736
51 Roy -2 6,605
52 Joe -5 6,510
53 Jimmy -3 6,390
54 Dale +2 6,228
55 Philip -1 6,220
56 Albert -1 6,046
57 Billy -4 5,792
58 Eugene +3 5,589
59 Harry -2 5,533
60 Stanley +4 5,517
61 Glenn +12 5,403
62 Samuel +8 5,353
63 Howard 0 5,271
64 Louis +1 5,237
65 Ronnie -6 5,237
66 Phillip +3 5,180
67 Bobby -5 5,109
68 Steve -8 5,003
69 Russell -2 4,999
70 Frederick +6 4,747
71 Allen +1 4,719
72 Fred -6 4,709
73 Barry +1 4,592
74 Leonard -3 4,544
75 Andrew +2 4,501
76 Ernest -1 4,334
77 Craig +5 4,322
78 Francis +2 4,281
79 Randall +19 4,152
80 Eddie -2 4,078
81 Christopher +21 3,986
82 Melvin -1 3,966
83 Martin +5 3,894
84 Keith +5 3,873
85 Tommy -6 3,861
86 Brian +9 3,836
87 Rodney +5 3,821
88 Mike -20 3,731
89 Marvin +1 3,715
90 Norman -5 3,662
91 Earl -8 3,642
92 Randy +7 3,617
93 Lee 0 3,555
94 Clarence -7 3,382
95 Kevin +32 3,294
96 Alfred 0 3,195
97 Curtis +4 3,085
98 Don -7 3,052
99 Scott +23 3,049
100 Theodore +4 3,035
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Linda 0 90,952
2 Mary 0 66,809
3 Patricia +1 46,315
4 Barbara -1 42,562
5 Susan 0 37,685
6 Sandra 0 30,619
7 Nancy 0 29,222
8 Carol 0 26,764
9 Kathleen +1 26,341
10 Sharon -1 25,687
11 Karen +1 22,458
12 Donna -1 22,035
13 Brenda +4 20,527
14 Margaret -1 19,436
15 Deborah +15 19,195
16 Judith -1 17,600
17 Carolyn -3 17,381
18 Shirley +2 17,247
19 Diane 0 17,238
20 Judy -4 15,958
21 Pamela +1 15,123
22 Betty -4 14,944
23 Janet +1 14,846
24 Janice -1 14,443
25 Elizabeth +1 13,704
26 Joyce -5 13,557
27 Cynthia 0 12,889
28 Cheryl -3 11,999
29 Gloria -1 11,867
30 Christine +5 11,793
31 Beverly 0 10,551
32 Dorothy -3 10,407
33 Marilyn 0 9,864
34 Martha -2 9,800
35 Bonnie -1 9,729
36 Joan +1 9,196
37 Catherine +4 9,126
38 Peggy 0 9,112
39 Virginia -3 8,884
40 Rebecca +10 8,769
41 Jane -2 8,714
42 Kathy +13 8,452
43 Connie 0 8,214
44 Ann 0 7,861
45 Jean +2 7,760
46 Helen -6 7,701
47 Ruth -2 7,649
48 Diana 0 7,530
49 Frances -7 7,429
50 Phyllis -4 7,313
51 Gail 0 7,217
52 Kathryn +2 7,177
53 Alice -4 6,663
54 Rita +5 6,650
55 Paula -3 6,568
56 Wanda +1 6,300
57 Elaine -4 6,211
58 Jacqueline 0 6,040
59 Katherine +9 6,040
60 Jo -4 5,802
61 Joanne +4 5,746
62 Suzanne +4 5,604
63 Theresa -1 5,602
64 Ellen +3 5,507
65 Laura +8 5,373
66 Rose -3 5,373
67 Marie -7 5,300
68 Sherry -7 5,284
69 Doris -5 5,282
70 Vicki +11 5,186
71 Charlotte -2 5,136
72 Maria +3 5,121
73 Lois -3 4,914
74 Lynn +6 4,880
75 Darlene +2 4,801
76 Sheila -5 4,773
77 Sally -5 4,770
78 Marcia +1 4,647
79 Marsha -3 4,606
80 Evelyn -6 4,530
81 Cathy +23 4,404
82 Constance +11 4,326
83 Teresa -1 4,323
84 Sarah +1 4,290
85 Dianne +1 4,135
86 Anne +1 4,048
87 Glenda +5 3,971
88 Sue -10 3,922
89 Maureen -1 3,914
90 Geraldine -7 3,912
91 Anna -2 3,895
92 Jeanne +3 3,858
93 Lynda -9 3,822
94 Sylvia +6 3,817
95 Eileen -4 3,722
96 Victoria +12 3,668
97 Roberta +4 3,657
98 Rosemary -8 3,627
99 Anita +3 3,588
100 Charlene +5 3,534