100 Most Popular Baby Names of The 1950's

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 James 0 842,850
2 Michael +7 836,700
3 Robert -1 829,567
4 John -1 797,067
5 David +1 769,196
6 William -2 590,615
7 Richard -2 534,841
8 Thomas 0 453,911
9 Mark +45 382,281
10 Charles -3 360,739
11 Steven +18 333,391
12 Gary +2 329,533
13 Joseph 0 299,695
14 Donald -2 273,228
15 Ronald -5 270,819
16 Kenneth 0 262,529
17 Paul 0 252,939
18 Larry -7 245,332
19 Daniel +3 243,461
20 Stephen +5 207,064
21 Dennis -1 203,986
22 Timothy +41 198,137
23 Edward -5 188,177
24 Jeffrey +64 184,490
25 George -10 180,812
26 Gregory +38 178,279
27 Kevin +140 158,932
28 Douglas +2 148,051
29 Terry +3 140,539
30 Anthony +15 136,561
31 Jerry -12 136,406
32 Bruce +7 136,281
33 Randy +123 120,433
34 Brian +78 112,269
35 Frank -14 112,167
36 Scott +128 111,763
37 Roger -13 110,016
38 Raymond -15 108,827
39 Peter +2 102,666
40 Patrick +18 96,773
41 Keith +59 91,176
42 Lawrence -11 91,029
43 Wayne -10 88,008
44 Danny +16 86,516
45 Alan +10 83,914
46 Gerald -20 82,520
47 Ricky +178 79,081
48 Carl -12 78,675
49 Christopher +98 78,150
50 Dale +9 75,455
51 Walter -24 72,095
52 Craig +68 69,443
53 Willie -15 66,373
54 Johnny -4 65,692
55 Arthur -21 65,649
56 Steve +23 64,168
57 Joe -17 62,561
58 Randall +74 62,368
59 Jack -24 62,355
60 Russell +9 62,342
61 Henry -24 62,188
62 Harold -34 62,081
63 Roy -20 61,752
64 Andrew +23 60,931
65 Philip -8 60,800
66 Ralph -22 60,358
67 Billy -25 59,203
68 Glenn +15 58,654
69 Stanley -8 57,096
70 Jimmy -24 54,814
71 Rodney +31 54,752
72 Barry +10 54,746
73 Samuel -8 53,726
74 Eric +77 53,267
75 Bobby -27 53,207
76 Albert -29 52,787
77 Phillip 0 52,401
78 Ronnie -12 51,226
79 Martin +12 50,926
80 Mike +6 48,312
81 Eugene -32 48,220
82 Louis -26 47,860
83 Howard -30 47,804
84 Allen -10 47,263
85 Curtis +14 46,269
86 Jeffery +201 45,818
87 Frederick -14 44,237
88 Leonard -26 43,496
89 Harry -37 43,268
90 Micheal +81 40,915
91 Tony +47 40,774
92 Ernest -24 39,619
93 Eddie -8 38,550
94 Fred -43 37,415
95 Darrell +33 37,217
96 Jay +30 36,942
97 Melvin -26 36,118
98 Matthew +94 35,812
99 Lee -7 35,789
100 Vincent +6 35,318
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Mary 0 625,382
2 Linda 0 564,095
3 Patricia +1 459,464
4 Susan +6 437,613
5 Deborah +63 430,398
6 Barbara -3 345,584
7 Debra +295 341,225
8 Karen +8 332,403
9 Nancy -2 286,700
10 Donna +7 270,264
11 Cynthia +36 263,328
12 Sandra -6 251,488
13 Pamela +26 237,321
14 Sharon -6 232,738
15 Kathleen +3 224,244
16 Carol -11 222,573
17 Diane +5 210,551
18 Brenda +8 209,189
19 Cheryl +24 171,333
20 Janet +1 167,452
21 Elizabeth +4 165,594
22 Kathy +66 157,891
23 Margaret -10 149,528
24 Janice -1 133,566
25 Carolyn -13 124,013
26 Denise +188 123,746
27 Judy -12 118,011
28 Rebecca +38 115,654
29 Joyce -10 114,921
30 Teresa +110 114,240
31 Christine +20 113,302
32 Catherine +13 108,788
33 Shirley -19 108,766
34 Judith -25 108,709
35 Betty -24 103,172
36 Beverly -5 97,745
37 Lisa +426 95,819
38 Laura +49 95,506
39 Theresa +45 89,574
40 Connie +10 88,782
41 Ann -4 87,019
42 Julie +102 86,687
43 Gloria -16 86,667
44 Gail +9 85,600
45 Joan -21 85,146
46 Paula +32 84,843
47 Peggy -5 84,256
48 Cindy +252 83,968
49 Martha -19 83,160
50 Bonnie -17 82,983
51 Jane -11 82,884
52 Cathy +115 82,696
53 Robin +238 82,405
54 Debbie +363 82,091
55 Diana -3 80,190
56 Marilyn -27 80,139
57 Kathryn +10 77,761
58 Dorothy -38 74,467
59 Wanda -3 72,414
60 Jean -24 72,240
61 Vicki +61 71,969
62 Sheila +23 70,139
63 Virginia -35 69,759
64 Sherry +33 68,316
65 Katherine +12 66,829
66 Rose -11 66,697
67 Lynn +41 66,022
68 Jo -8 63,941
69 Ruth -35 62,493
70 Maria +16 62,337
71 Darlene +2 61,855
72 Jacqueline -9 60,451
73 Rita -15 60,240
74 Rhonda +256 59,795
75 Phyllis -37 57,758
76 Helen -44 57,558
77 Vickie +139 56,847
78 Kim +678 56,072
79 Lori +883 56,056
80 Ellen -16 55,355
81 Elaine -35 54,207
82 Joanne -28 53,531
83 Anne 0 52,376
84 Valerie +92 52,224
85 Alice -44 52,054
86 Frances -51 51,176
87 Suzanne -17 50,305
88 Marie -40 49,252
89 Victoria +41 49,106
90 Kimberly +680 48,955
91 Anita +8 47,572
92 Laurie +218 46,946
93 Michelle +203 46,775
94 Sally -29 46,696
95 Terri +269 46,429
96 Marcia -6 43,711
97 Terry +78 43,179
98 Jennifer +109 43,067
99 Leslie +71 43,036
100 Doris -56 42,882