100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1955

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Michael 0 88,285
2 David +3 86,144
3 James -1 84,102
4 Robert -1 83,674
5 John -1 80,019
6 William 0 59,907
7 Richard 0 53,511
8 Thomas 0 45,794
9 Mark +3 42,199
10 Steven +1 37,790
11 Charles -1 35,323
12 Gary -3 34,367
13 Joseph 0 31,583
14 Donald 0 27,693
15 Kenneth +2 26,728
16 Paul 0 26,673
17 Daniel +1 26,433
18 Ronald -3 26,132
19 Larry 0 22,811
20 Jeffrey +3 22,501
21 Stephen -1 22,104
22 Timothy +4 20,728
23 Dennis -2 20,391
24 Gregory +1 19,789
25 Edward -3 19,242
26 George -2 18,148
27 Kevin +1 17,143
28 Terry -1 15,560
29 Douglas 0 15,299
30 Randy +3 14,940
31 Anthony +1 14,158
32 Bruce -2 14,072
33 Jerry -2 12,965
34 Frank +2 11,097
35 Peter +2 11,006
36 Raymond -1 10,986
37 Roger -3 10,957
38 Scott +2 10,769
39 Keith +6 10,396
40 Brian +8 10,104
41 Patrick -3 9,865
42 Lawrence -3 9,127
43 Alan 0 9,025
44 Wayne -3 8,716
45 Danny -3 8,688
46 Ricky 0 8,337
47 Carl 0 8,288
48 Gerald -4 8,073
49 Christopher +15 7,901
50 Craig +1 7,434
51 Walter -2 7,287
52 Dale -2 7,157
53 Randall +2 6,682
54 Willie -1 6,632
55 Johnny -1 6,615
56 Arthur -4 6,574
57 Russell +12 6,524
58 Roy -2 6,313
59 Glenn +4 6,244
60 Henry -1 6,201
61 Jack -4 6,199
62 Philip 0 6,157
63 Harold -3 6,076
64 Stanley -6 6,048
65 Rodney +1 6,040
66 Andrew +4 6,008
67 Ralph -6 5,971
68 Joe -1 5,866
69 Billy -4 5,757
70 Barry -2 5,602
71 Samuel 0 5,527
72 Steve +4 5,508
73 Jeffery +17 5,466
74 Phillip +1 5,394
75 Bobby -3 5,209
76 Albert -3 5,158
77 Martin +2 5,055
78 Jimmy -4 5,018
79 Curtis +5 4,970
80 Ronnie -2 4,955
81 Eugene -4 4,790
82 Louis -1 4,777
83 Allen -1 4,745
84 Howard -4 4,745
85 Eric +4 4,663
86 Frederick -3 4,547
87 Micheal 0 4,534
88 Leonard -3 4,252
89 Harry -3 4,129
90 Ernest -2 3,975
91 Darrell +4 3,895
92 Eddie -1 3,778
93 Tony +12 3,747
94 Marvin +3 3,660
95 Melvin -3 3,642
96 Lee 0 3,597
97 Kim +13 3,494
98 Fred -5 3,492
99 Vincent +5 3,490
100 Francis -6 3,438
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Mary 0 63,159
2 Deborah +1 52,303
3 Linda -1 51,271
4 Debra +2 50,525
5 Susan 0 47,382
6 Patricia -2 46,203
7 Barbara 0 33,589
8 Karen 0 33,206
9 Nancy 0 30,005
10 Donna +1 27,934
11 Cynthia -1 27,177
12 Pamela 0 26,697
13 Sandra 0 25,102
14 Diane +3 23,293
15 Sharon +1 22,047
16 Carol -1 22,044
17 Kathleen -3 21,996
18 Brenda 0 19,124
19 Cheryl +3 19,104
20 Janet -1 17,910
21 Elizabeth -1 16,680
22 Kathy +1 15,317
23 Denise +1 14,557
24 Margaret -3 14,432
25 Janice 0 13,165
26 Teresa +8 13,121
27 Rebecca -1 12,392
28 Catherine +4 11,623
29 Joyce -1 11,273
30 Carolyn -3 11,169
31 Judith -1 10,421
32 Judy -3 10,367
33 Robin +8 10,219
34 Beverly -3 9,987
35 Connie +4 9,978
36 Betty 0 9,930
37 Shirley -4 9,742
38 Theresa +9 9,605
39 Paula -1 9,582
40 Christine +3 9,031
41 Laura +4 9,007
42 Gail -5 8,974
43 Ann +1 8,909
44 Cathy +15 8,655
45 Bonnie +7 8,634
46 Joan -6 8,556
47 Gloria -5 8,548
48 Lisa +25 8,537
49 Marilyn -14 8,407
50 Jane -1 8,334
51 Peggy -3 7,983
52 Vicki -2 7,978
53 Martha -7 7,930
54 Rose 0 7,855
55 Diana +2 7,846
56 Sherry +6 7,767
57 Sheila +3 7,659
58 Jo -5 7,658
59 Kathryn -8 7,643
60 Jean -4 7,480
61 Wanda -3 7,413
62 Lynn +1 7,349
63 Debbie +29 7,246
64 Dorothy -9 7,240
65 Katherine -1 7,239
66 Virginia -5 6,849
67 Julie +3 6,782
68 Vickie +1 6,637
69 Ruth -3 6,189
70 Maria -5 6,188
71 Rhonda 0 6,165
72 Rita -5 6,088
73 Jacqueline -5 6,046
74 Phyllis +1 5,687
75 Kim +58 5,680
76 Darlene 0 5,643
77 Elaine -3 5,634
78 Helen -6 5,601
79 Cindy +12 5,589
80 Valerie +7 5,510
81 Ellen -4 5,473
82 Terry +6 5,352
83 Victoria +2 5,350
84 Anne -4 5,213
85 Terri +15 5,156
86 Suzanne -4 5,131
87 Alice -6 5,069
88 Joanne -10 4,990
89 Lori +32 4,973
90 Laurie +8 4,949
91 Wendy +4 4,947
92 Marie -13 4,925
93 Michele -4 4,765
94 Anita +2 4,719
95 Sally -11 4,684
96 Frances -13 4,635
97 Michelle -3 4,535
98 Marcia -8 4,410
99 Leslie 0 4,399
100 Maureen -3 4,338