Most Popular Baby Names of 1956

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
201 Herman -7 1,323
202 Randal +12 1,322
203 Maurice +2 1,321
204 Johnnie -15 1,316
205 Nathaniel -9 1,303
206 Aaron +11 1,277
207 Chester -4 1,257
208 Lynn -13 1,250
209 Byron +14 1,249
210 Alexander -2 1,241
211 Antonio -4 1,238
212 Roland -10 1,222
213 Arnold -16 1,215
214 Mario +5 1,208
215 Cecil -9 1,146
216 Fredrick -7 1,135
217 Oscar -6 1,133
218 Lance +4 1,116
219 Marshall -4 1,116
220 Neal 0 1,102
221 Ricardo -5 1,096
222 Nathan +10 1,095
223 Luis +3 1,086
224 Wade +18 1,078
225 Marcus +3 1,061
226 Terrance -14 1,059
227 Jessie +2 1,050
228 Bob +19 1,019
229 Wendell +1 1,010
230 Marty +57 1,009
231 Claude -13 1,005
232 Clifton -5 1,001
233 Ross -9 991
234 Clayton 0 966
235 Clinton +8 960
236 Hugh 0 957
237 Sidney -12 955
238 Sam -1 951
239 Joey +32 946
240 Wallace -9 933
241 Nelson -6 916
242 Carlton -4 908
243 Rocky -3 892
244 Terence +6 887
245 Benny -1 883
246 Rickie -7 869
247 Edgar -14 853
248 Andre +25 841
249 Jesus -8 821
250 Morris -4 819
251 Mickey +34 817
252 Raul -3 813
253 Alex +9 810
254 Derrick +24 807
255 Kenny +17 800
256 Dwayne +44 799
257 Hector -9 799
258 Lyle -13 793
259 Geoffrey +4 790
260 Francisco -6 781
261 Tracy +62 771
262 Ron +69 763
263 Frankie +3 760
264 Kelvin +57 758
265 Roberto -13 748
266 Max -10 745
267 Marion -3 744
268 Ben -15 739
269 Sammy -18 737
270 Rudy +7 728
271 Bennie -14 727
272 Bradford -5 722
273 Earnest -5 722
274 Rudolph +5 720
275 Myron +15 712
276 Virgil -6 710
277 Troy -1 708
278 Clark -23 706
279 Otis -20 704
280 Ira -6 699
281 Everett -16 694
282 Roderick 0 684
283 Andy +21 674
284 Miguel +7 672
285 Ken +60 655
286 Elmer -26 653
287 Willard -29 652
288 Laurence -4 651
289 Stewart -3 648
290 Angelo +11 647
291 Armando +3 645
292 Loren -31 643
293 Ramon +6 642
294 Darrel -5 627
295 Ivan +12 626
296 Monte +20 622
297 Sylvester -14 617
298 Delbert -18 616
299 Grant -7 616
300 Derek +30 614
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
201 Lillian -6 1,631
202 Marianne -11 1,615
203 Teri +15 1,599
204 Joni +8 1,576
205 Edna -1 1,547
206 Lydia -6 1,547
207 Marla -14 1,532
208 Carrie +25 1,530
209 Esther -7 1,509
210 Josephine -11 1,487
211 Edith -6 1,476
212 Jayne +23 1,471
213 Patty +9 1,447
214 Carole -1 1,417
215 Janie -6 1,410
216 Candace -2 1,403
217 Jacquelyn -10 1,396
218 Karla +16 1,390
219 Tracy +63 1,388
220 Sheree +8 1,373
221 Pauline 0 1,369
222 Lucy -7 1,364
223 Heidi +39 1,352
224 Priscilla +2 1,350
225 Dianna -8 1,346
226 Emma -15 1,346
227 Sherrie +12 1,334
228 Nina -8 1,324
229 Georgia -19 1,305
230 Emily -7 1,279
231 Margie -4 1,270
232 Marian -24 1,250
233 Bobbie +4 1,239
234 Paulette -10 1,235
235 Robyn +33 1,227
236 April -7 1,212
237 Deanna +16 1,210
238 Darla +55 1,208
239 Luann -20 1,200
240 Mona +9 1,187
241 Laurel +35 1,182
242 Bonita -12 1,175
243 Gladys -12 1,171
244 Nora +14 1,170
245 Vera -9 1,151
246 Jeannie +26 1,150
247 Clara -22 1,147
248 Lynette +3 1,138
249 Billie +1 1,128
250 Sandy +62 1,125
251 Cathleen +16 1,116
252 Marion -12 1,103
253 Wilma -6 1,081
254 Gale +7 1,078
255 Ethel -7 1,076
256 Thelma -10 1,074
257 Therese -5 1,069
258 Betsy +17 1,066
259 Lou -27 1,064
260 Maryann -6 1,049
261 Eleanor -5 1,046
262 Lucille -19 1,044
263 Miriam +2 1,043
264 Cheri +17 1,042
265 Alicia -2 1,037
266 Bernice -11 1,034
267 Jamie -26 1,030
268 Francine -11 1,025
269 Beatrice -10 1,009
270 Rosie -10 1,008
271 Tanya +54 1,006
272 Cecilia -2 995
273 Kristine 0 993
274 Dora +12 991
275 Ella -31 990
276 Susie +12 990
277 Claire -3 985
278 Iris +12 980
279 Faye -15 974
280 Ginger +21 972
281 Sabrina -36 956
282 Antoinette +17 951
283 Bertha -45 949
284 Nadine +5 948
285 Alma -7 947
286 Florence -17 943
287 Lauren +10 935
288 Ida -8 933
289 Willie -6 933
290 Crystal +1 930
291 Shelly +15 929
292 Lucinda +8 925
293 Bernadette -16 923
294 Cherie +47 923
295 Patrice -29 914
296 Irma -17 906
297 Jeannette -5 903
298 Myra -14 898
299 Jeri +3 893
300 Maxine -5 893