12 1950s names that mean 1950s for boys, listing 1950s baby names 1-12. Adrian, Alan, Amos, Bob, Burl, Cliff, Shane, Sterling and Van are popular names. Abbott, Audey and Tab are uncommon names. View 1950s baby names for name meanings, search 1950s names for girls, or search other baby names.
Abbott ... In the 1940s and early 1950s Bud Abbott served as a straight man to short chubby comedian Lou Costello. 
Adrian ... First popular in the 1950s in Britain ... 
Alan ... with a boom around the 1950s influenced by the popularity of actor Alan Ladd ... 
Amos ... perhaps because of lingering negative connotations from the highly politically incorrect radio show "Amos 'n Andy" that was popular in the 1940s and 1950s ... 
Audey ... Audie Murphy, an actor in the 1950s ... 
Bob ... While Bobby was common for children in the 1950s and '60s ... 
Burl ... Folksinger/actor in the 1950s Burl Ives ... 
Cliff ... Made popular in the 1950s by pop singer Cliff Richard ... 
Shane ... Popular in the 1950s and 1960s due to the film "Shane" ... 
Sterling ... Familiar as a given name in the 1950s-1960s due to actor Sterling Hayden ... 
Tab ... Tab Hunter was a teen idol in the 1950s. 
Van ... The name became familiar in the 1950s due to actors Van Johnson and Van Heflin ...