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


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Top Baby Names Around the World+ means the baby girl name has become more popular in the U.S. in 1940-1949 compared to the previous decade. - means the baby name has become less popular. new means it has suddenly become popular in 1940-1949 as it was not listed in the previous decade's records. Popular 1940-1949 variations of each ranked name are also listed together in decreasing order of popularity.

1-50
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, Anne
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
51-100
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

[1940-1949 baby names> 101-200]
[Baby names 10 years ago in 1930-1939]

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