100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1951

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 James 0 87,046
2 Robert 0 86,189
3 John 0 81,383
4 Michael 0 72,663
5 David 0 64,640
6 William 0 62,584
7 Richard 0 54,417
8 Thomas 0 48,157
9 Charles 0 39,267
10 Gary 0 38,068
11 Larry 0 30,447
12 Ronald 0 28,946
13 Steven +3 28,279
14 Joseph -1 28,075
15 Donald -1 27,838
16 Kenneth -1 25,802
17 Dennis 0 24,178
18 Paul 0 22,771
19 Stephen 0 22,399
20 Mark +3 21,157
21 Daniel 0 21,052
22 George -2 20,160
23 Edward -1 19,825
24 Jerry 0 15,114
25 Gregory 0 14,067
26 Bruce 0 14,048
27 Douglas +1 13,866
28 Timothy +4 12,696
29 Roger -2 12,401
30 Terry 0 12,161
31 Frank -2 11,406
32 Raymond -1 11,204
33 Lawrence 0 10,242
34 Anthony +2 9,822
35 Jeffrey +8 9,700
36 Gerald -2 9,508
37 Wayne -2 9,313
38 Peter -1 8,999
39 Patrick -1 8,734
40 Alan +1 8,387
41 Danny -2 8,148
42 Walter -2 8,001
43 Carl +1 7,625
44 Arthur +2 7,378
45 Willie -3 7,192
46 Harold -1 7,156
47 Henry 0 7,089
48 Jack 0 6,976
49 Dale 0 6,947
50 Johnny 0 6,697
51 Ralph +1 6,502
52 Roy -1 6,439
53 Kevin +20 6,335
54 Stanley +6 6,179
55 Philip -2 6,092
56 Randy +24 6,028
57 Joe -3 5,811
58 Glenn +1 5,782
59 Keith +19 5,768
60 Albert -5 5,749
61 Christopher +11 5,693
62 Jimmy -6 5,666
63 Craig +6 5,610
64 Billy -7 5,602
65 Eugene -7 5,553
66 Randall +4 5,516
67 Samuel -5 5,466
68 Scott +14 5,377
69 Andrew -2 5,364
70 Harry -9 5,293
71 Barry +3 5,263
72 Russell -4 5,175
73 Allen -2 5,164
74 Howard -11 5,092
75 Brian +4 5,090
76 Louis -10 5,085
77 Frederick -2 4,986
78 Bobby -13 4,967
79 Phillip -15 4,894
80 Leonard -3 4,720
81 Martin +4 4,589
82 Ronnie -6 4,525
83 Ernest -2 4,364
84 Rodney +4 4,280
85 Francis +1 4,203
86 Steve -2 4,043
87 Fred -4 3,984
88 Melvin -1 3,821
89 Eddie 0 3,736
90 Norman 0 3,722
91 Curtis +6 3,708
92 Lee -1 3,670
93 Eric +5 3,651
94 Tommy 0 3,562
95 Earl -3 3,553
96 Marvin -3 3,541
97 Micheal +7 3,282
98 Clarence -3 3,213
99 Theodore 0 3,211
100 Alfred -4 3,192
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Linda 0 73,858
2 Mary 0 65,624
3 Patricia 0 56,394
4 Deborah +3 42,017
5 Barbara -1 40,529
6 Susan -1 40,195
7 Nancy -1 30,317
8 Karen +4 27,964
9 Sandra -1 27,644
10 Kathleen 0 26,684
11 Carol -2 24,757
12 Donna +1 24,046
13 Sharon -2 23,906
14 Brenda 0 21,676
15 Diane +1 19,820
16 Pamela +1 18,551
17 Margaret -2 17,667
18 Debra +41 17,045
19 Janet -1 16,933
20 Cynthia +3 16,274
21 Janice +1 15,929
22 Carolyn -2 15,174
23 Elizabeth +1 15,084
24 Christine +4 15,007
25 Judith -4 14,917
26 Judy -1 13,993
27 Shirley -8 13,891
28 Joyce -1 13,449
29 Betty -3 12,798
30 Cheryl -1 11,983
31 Gloria -1 10,942
32 Rebecca +4 10,924
33 Beverly -2 10,833
34 Catherine 0 10,559
35 Kathy +3 10,392
36 Gail +6 9,880
37 Bonnie -4 9,694
38 Martha -6 9,599
39 Joan +1 9,390
40 Peggy +1 9,209
41 Marilyn -4 9,136
42 Dorothy -7 9,058
43 Jane -4 8,924
44 Connie 0 8,700
45 Kathryn +1 8,448
46 Ann -1 8,406
47 Virginia -4 8,165
48 Denise +34 8,107
49 Jean -1 7,614
50 Diana -3 7,391
51 Paula +3 7,284
52 Wanda 0 7,227
53 Ruth -4 7,077
54 Helen -4 6,938
55 Jacqueline 0 6,911
56 Katherine +2 6,909
57 Phyllis -4 6,790
58 Vicki +3 6,616
59 Frances -8 6,572
60 Laura +3 6,463
61 Rita -5 6,410
62 Alice -5 6,306
63 Teresa +18 6,207
64 Theresa +1 6,188
65 Rose +4 6,183
66 Elaine -6 6,059
67 Jo -3 5,981
68 Ellen -2 5,928
69 Sherry -7 5,898
70 Sheila 0 5,892
71 Cathy +4 5,690
72 Lynn +4 5,614
73 Joanne -6 5,353
74 Marcia +3 5,298
75 Maria -2 5,219
76 Marsha -8 5,187
77 Sally +1 5,131
78 Marie -6 5,046
79 Darlene 0 5,027
80 Doris -6 5,004
81 Victoria +13 4,905
82 Anne +2 4,870
83 Suzanne -12 4,819
84 Charlotte -4 4,641
85 Lois -2 4,529
86 Constance -1 4,363
87 Vickie +21 4,312
88 Evelyn -2 4,211
89 Glenda -2 4,132
90 Dianne 0 4,033
91 Sarah -3 4,028
92 Roberta +4 3,972
93 Maureen -4 3,874
94 Anna -1 3,853
95 Eileen -4 3,814
96 Anita +3 3,781
97 Jeanne -2 3,766
98 Sylvia -1 3,759
99 Julie +12 3,689
100 Valerie +15 3,555