100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1954

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Michael +2 88,462
2 James 0 86,274
3 Robert -2 86,232
4 John 0 81,104
5 David 0 79,528
6 William 0 61,393
7 Richard 0 57,003
8 Thomas 0 47,131
9 Gary +1 37,886
10 Charles -1 37,426
11 Steven 0 36,611
12 Mark 0 36,185
13 Joseph 0 31,190
14 Donald 0 29,254
15 Ronald 0 27,598
16 Paul +1 26,212
17 Kenneth -1 26,140
18 Daniel +2 25,263
19 Larry -1 24,575
20 Stephen +1 21,860
21 Dennis -2 20,755
22 Edward +1 19,506
23 Jeffrey +2 19,034
24 George -2 18,671
25 Gregory -1 17,593
26 Timothy 0 17,409
27 Terry +3 15,518
28 Kevin +8 15,322
29 Douglas -2 14,701
30 Bruce -2 14,138
31 Jerry -2 13,646
32 Anthony 0 13,125
33 Randy +2 12,634
34 Roger -3 11,696
35 Raymond -1 11,242
36 Frank -3 11,000
37 Peter +1 10,061
38 Patrick +1 9,900
39 Lawrence -2 9,593
40 Scott +6 9,451
41 Wayne -1 9,149
42 Danny 0 9,086
43 Alan 0 8,708
44 Gerald -3 8,534
45 Keith +2 8,358
46 Ricky +5 8,139
47 Carl -3 8,136
48 Brian +5 8,082
49 Walter -4 7,470
50 Dale -2 7,441
51 Craig +9 7,180
52 Arthur -2 6,853
53 Willie -4 6,829
54 Johnny -2 6,595
55 Randall +9 6,532
56 Roy -2 6,492
57 Jack 0 6,461
58 Stanley +3 6,427
59 Henry -4 6,397
60 Harold -4 6,337
61 Ralph -2 6,295
62 Philip 0 6,277
63 Glenn +4 6,231
64 Christopher -1 6,069
65 Billy 0 6,044
66 Rodney -8 5,960
67 Joe -1 5,857
68 Barry +6 5,827
69 Russell +2 5,761
70 Andrew -2 5,650
71 Samuel -1 5,636
72 Bobby +1 5,485
73 Albert -4 5,447
74 Jimmy -2 5,330
75 Phillip +1 5,146
76 Steve +8 5,051
77 Eugene -2 5,020
78 Ronnie +1 4,976
79 Martin +3 4,973
80 Howard -3 4,931
81 Louis -3 4,849
82 Allen -1 4,816
83 Frederick -3 4,737
84 Curtis +2 4,589
85 Leonard 0 4,493
86 Harry -3 4,358
87 Micheal +1 4,195
88 Ernest -1 4,186
89 Eric 0 4,170
90 Jeffery +19 3,936
91 Eddie +6 3,764
92 Melvin -1 3,716
93 Fred -1 3,698
94 Francis -4 3,690
95 Darrell +8 3,643
96 Lee -3 3,558
97 Marvin -3 3,488
98 Earl -2 3,421
99 Tommy -4 3,413
100 Norman -2 3,406
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Mary 0 67,988
2 Linda 0 55,378
3 Deborah 0 54,661
4 Patricia 0 49,139
5 Susan 0 47,156
6 Debra +1 45,877
7 Barbara -1 36,366
8 Karen +1 32,461
9 Nancy -1 30,259
10 Cynthia +2 27,605
11 Donna +2 27,434
12 Pamela -2 27,364
13 Sandra -2 26,058
14 Kathleen 0 22,457
15 Carol +1 22,241
16 Sharon -1 22,201
17 Diane 0 22,037
18 Brenda 0 19,604
19 Janet 0 18,453
20 Elizabeth +1 16,588
21 Margaret -1 15,223
22 Cheryl +6 14,997
23 Kathy 0 14,183
24 Denise +7 13,723
25 Janice -3 13,516
26 Rebecca -2 13,206
27 Carolyn -2 12,157
28 Joyce -2 12,087
29 Judy -2 11,630
30 Judith 0 11,194
31 Beverly +3 11,168
32 Catherine +3 11,081
33 Shirley -4 10,913
34 Teresa +8 10,833
35 Marilyn +1 10,817
36 Betty -3 10,616
37 Gail +2 9,715
38 Paula +2 9,690
39 Connie +8 9,634
40 Joan -3 9,518
41 Robin +25 9,049
42 Gloria -4 8,918
43 Christine -11 8,787
44 Ann +2 8,754
45 Laura +6 8,723
46 Martha -5 8,593
47 Theresa +3 8,505
48 Peggy -4 8,447
49 Jane -6 8,350
50 Vicki +11 8,220
51 Kathryn -3 8,137
52 Bonnie -7 8,100
53 Jo +1 8,056
54 Rose +5 8,003
55 Dorothy -6 7,797
56 Jean -4 7,658
57 Diana -2 7,623
58 Wanda -1 7,454
59 Cathy -3 7,220
60 Sheila 0 7,197
61 Virginia -8 7,178
62 Sherry +8 7,123
63 Lynn +4 6,779
64 Katherine -1 6,741
65 Maria +3 6,579
66 Ruth -4 6,565
67 Rita -3 6,537
68 Jacqueline -10 6,510
69 Vickie +10 6,366
70 Julie +4 6,276
71 Rhonda +14 6,098
72 Helen -7 5,947
73 Lisa +38 5,909
74 Elaine +3 5,825
75 Phyllis -6 5,769
76 Darlene -1 5,511
77 Ellen -1 5,449
78 Joanne -7 5,427
79 Marie +7 5,314
80 Anne 0 5,300
81 Alice -8 5,270
82 Suzanne -4 5,232
83 Frances -11 5,158
84 Sally -3 5,079
85 Victoria -3 4,983
86 Marsha -3 4,964
87 Valerie +1 4,927
88 Terry +27 4,786
89 Michele +13 4,763
90 Marcia -6 4,741
91 Cindy +8 4,716
92 Debbie +27 4,677
93 Doris -6 4,454
94 Michelle +13 4,428
95 Wendy +15 4,412
96 Anita -7 4,409
97 Maureen -5 4,365
98 Laurie +6 4,286
99 Leslie -3 4,147
100 Terri +30 4,127