Top 1-100 Baby Names for Girls in the U.S. (1940-1949)


Top Baby Names Around the WorldPopularity rankings for Top 1-100 baby girl names in the U.S. in 1940-1949, and rank movements and trends in comparison to the previous decade. This year, Cathy (#169), Michele (#195), Lana (#207), Jennifer (#210), Wendy (#249), Candace (#291), Michelle (#304), Melinda (#309), Debra (#322), Vicky (#325), Cindy (#328), Rhonda (#338), Melanie (#348), Judi (#361), Terri (#373), Kristine (#380), Shelia (#382), Melody (#393), Diann (#397) and Sherrie (#404) are the Top 20 new names that made it into the Top 1000.

RankName
1.Mary, Maria, Marie
2.▲93Linda, Lynda
3.▲93Barbara
4.▲1Patricia
5.▲6Carol, Carole, Karol, Carroll, Caryl, Carrol
6.▲44Sandra, Saundra, Sondra
7.▲2Nancy, Nanci
8.▲32Judith
9.▲78Sharon, Sharron, Sharyn, Sharen, Sheron, Sherron
10.▲111Susan, Suzanne, Susanne, Suzan, Susann
11.▼9Betty, Bettie
12.▲18Carolyn, Karolyn, Carolynn
13.▼9Shirley, Shirlee
14.▼6Margaret, Margarita, Marguerite
15.▲126Karen, Karin, Karon, Caren, Karyn, Karren
16.▲6Donna, Dona, Donnie
17.▲93Judy, Judi, Judie
18.▲54Kathleen, Cathleen, Kathlyn
19.▼7Joyce
20.▼14Dorothy, Dorothea
21.▲4Janet, Janette
22.▲91Diane, Dianne, Diann, Dian
23.▼6Elizabeth, Elisabeth
24.▲21Janice, Janis
25.▼18Joan
26.▲3Gloria
27.▲274Brenda
28.▼13Virginia
29.▼13Marilyn, Marilynn, Marylin, Marylyn
30.▼4Martha
31.▼10Beverly, Beverley
32.▼22Helen, Helene
33.▼19Ruth
34.▲34Bonnie, Bonny
35.▼16Frances
36.▼18Jean, Jeanne
37.▼10Phyllis, Phylis, Phillis
38.▼4Ann
39.▼1Maria, Marie
40.▲7Jane, Jean, Jeanne, Jan
41.▲437Pamela, Pamala, Pamella
42.▼19Alice, Alyce
43.▼7Peggy, Peggie
44.▲579Cheryl, Sheryl, Sherrill, Cheryle, Sherryl
45.▼32Doris, Dorris
46.▼3Catherine, Katherine, Katharine, Katheryn, Catharine
47.▲5Elaine
48.▲150Cynthia
49.▼25Lois, Louise
50.▲8Carmen
RankName
51.▼19Marie
52.▲88Gail, Gayle, Gale
53.▲92Connie
53.▲153Diana, Deanna, Dianna, Dena, Deana
55.▲74Christine, Kristine, Kristin
56.▲74Joanne, Joann
57.▲74Rita
58.▼21Rose
59.▼8Wanda
60.▲38Carole, Carol, Karol, Carroll, Caryl, Carrol
61.▼30Evelyn
62.▲34Jo
63.▲10Charlotte
64.▼25Geraldine
65.▼37Norma
66.▲347Deborah
67.▲15Jacqueline, Jacquelyn, Jacquelin
68.▲101Rebecca, Rebekah
69.▲1Sally, Sallie
70.▲31Ellen
71.▲40Kathryn, Cathryn, Kathrine
72.▼39Anna, Ana
73.▲29Katherine, Catherine, Katharine, Katheryn, Catharine
73.▲53Sue
75.▼13Sarah, Sara
76.▲127Paula, Polly
77.▲127Joann, Joanne
78.▲85Suzanne, Susanne
79.▼15Patsy
80.▲20Darlene, Darleen
81.▲13Roberta
82.▼7Sylvia, Silvia
83.▼42Annie, Anna, Ana
84.▼42Louise, Lois
85.▲97Sheila, Shelia
86.▲4Anne, Ann
87.▲64Marcia
88.▲32Eileen, Ilene, Aileen, Aline, Alene
89.▲10Laura, Laurie, Lora, Lori
89.▼15Theresa, Teresa
91.▲16Rosemary, Rosemarie
92.▼72Dolores, Delores, Deloris
93.▲601Kathy, Cathy, Kathie, Cathie, Kathi
94.▼59Mildred
95.▲24Anita
96.▼41Juanita
97.▲103Glenda, Glynda, Glinda
98.▲41Kay, Kaye
99.▼55Marjorie
100.▼54Irene


Top Falls for U.S. Baby Names 1940-1949: Dolores, Mildred, Marjorie, Irene, Annie

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