Top 1-100 Baby Names for Girls in the U.S. (1950-1959)


Top Baby Names Around the WorldPopularity rankings for Top 1-100 baby girl names in the U.S. in 1950-1959, and rank movements and trends compared to the previous decade. This year, Tammy (#142), Vanessa (#187), Kelly (#209), Debora (#219), Shelly (#291), Joni (#323), Tracey (#389), Sheree (#394), Tami (#402), Sabrina (#406), Leticia (#409), Rene (#413), Stacy (#419), Allison (#419), Jodi (#424), Lorrie (#427), Tonya (#434), Maritza (#436), Stacey (#440) and Mindy (#446) are the Top 20 new names that made it into the Top 1000.

RankName
1.Mary, Maria, Marie, Maura, Mayra, Mara
2.Linda, Lynda, Lindy
3.▲1Patricia
4.▲6Susan, Suzanne, Susanne, Suzan
5.▲61Deborah, Debora
6.▼3Barbara
7.▲315Debra, Debrah, Debbra
8.▲7Karen, Karin, Caren, Caryn, Karon, Karyn, Karan, Caron
9.▼2Nancy, Nanci
10.▲6Donna, Dona
11.▲37Cynthia
12.▼6Sandra, Sondra, Saundra
13.▲28Pamela, Pamala, Pamella
14.▼5Sharon, Sharron, Sharyn, Sharen
15.▲3Kathleen, Cathleen
16.▼11Carol, Carole, Karol, Caryl, Carroll
17.▲5Diane, Dianne, Diann, Dian, Deann
18.▲9Brenda
19.▲25Cheryl, Sheryl, Sherrill, Sherryl, Cheryle
20.▲3Elizabeth, Elisabeth
21.▲3Janet, Janette
22.▲71Kathy, Cathy, Kathie, Kathi, Cathie
23.▼9Margaret, Margarita, Marguerite
24.▼9Janice, Janis
25.▼13Carolyn
26.▲195Denise, Denice
27.▼10Judy, Judi
28.▲106Teresa, Teressa
29.▲39Rebecca, Rebekah
30.▲25Christine, Kristine, Kristin
31.▼12Joyce
32.▼19Shirley
33.▼25Judith
34.▲12Catherine, Katherine, Katharine, Katheryn, Catharine
35.▼24Betty, Bettie
36.▲3Maria, Marie, Mayra
37.▼6Beverly, Beverley
38.▲425Lisa, Leesa
39.▲50Laura, Lori, Laurie, Lora, Lorrie, Lorie, Lauri, Lorri
40.▼14Gloria
41.▲48Theresa, Teresa, Teressa
42.▲11Connie
43.▲9Gail, Gayle, Gale
44.▲96Julie
45.▼7Ann
46.▼16Martha
47.▼22Joan
48.▲28Paula, Polly
49.▲244Robin, Robyn, Robbin
50.▼16Bonnie, Bonny
RankName
51.▲277Cindy, Cindi, Cinda
52.▲117Cathy, Kathy, Cathie, Cathi
53.▼10Peggy, Peggie
54.▼14Jane, Jean, Jeanne, Jan
55.▲373Debbie, Debby, Debi, Debbi
56.▼27Marilyn, Marilynn
57.▼4Diana, Dianna, Deanna, Dena, Deana
58.▲1Wanda
59.▲12Kathryn, Cathryn, Kathrine, Cathrine
60.▼40Dorothy, Dorothea
61.▼25Jean, Jeanne
62.▼34Virginia
63.▲65Vicki, Vickie, Vicky, Vickey, Vikki
64.▲21Sheila, Shelia
65.▼7Rose
66.▲36Sherry, Sherri, Sheri, Sherrie, Shari, Sheree, Sherie
67.▲46Lynn, Lynne, Lyn
68.▲5Katherine, Catherine, Katharine, Katheryn, Catharine
69.▼36Ruth
70.▼13Rita
71.▲9Darlene, Darleen
72.▼10Jo
73.▼6Jacqueline, Jacquelyn, Jacalyn
74.▼42Helen, Helene
75.▲263Rhonda, Ronda
76.▼26Carmen
77.▼40Phyllis
78.▲627Kim
79.▼9Ellen
80.▲138Vickie, Vicki, Vicky, Vickey, Vikki
81.▲795Lori, Lorri
82.▼35Elaine
83.▲3Anne, Ann
84.▼28Joanne, Joann
85.▲91Valerie, Valarie, Valorie, Valeria
86.▼8Suzanne, Susanne
87.▼45Alice, Alyce
88.▼53Frances
88.▼37Marie
90.▲42Victoria
91.▲4Anita
92.▲589Kimberly, Kimberley, Kimberlee
93.▼24Sally, Sallie
94.▲238Laurie, Laura, Lori, Lora, Lorrie, Lorie, Lauri, Lorri
95.▲278Terri, Terry, Teri, Terrie
96.▲208Michelle, Michele
97.▲81Terry, Terri, Teri, Terrie
98.▼37Evelyn
99.▼12Marcia
100.▲72Leslie, Lesley


Top Falls for U.S. Baby Names 1950-1959: Frances, Alice, Helen, Dorothy, Phyllis

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