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See Baby Name Trends of the 1920's for more info.
 

Girl Names

Boy Names

    Mary 1   Robert 1
    Betty 2   John 2
    Dorothy 3   James 3
    Helen 4   William 4
    Margaret 5   Charles 5
    Ruth 6   Richard 6
    Doris 7   Donald 7
    Barbara 8   George 8
    Virginia 9   Joseph 9
    Shirley 10   Edward 10
    Patricia 11   Thomas 11
    Jean 12   Frank 12
    Frances 13   Paul 13
    Elizabeth 14   Harold 14
    Mildred 15   Jack 15
    Anna 16   Raymond 16
    Evelyn 17   Kenneth 17
    Lois 18   Walter 18
    Alice 19   David 19
    Dolores 20   Eugene 20
    Marie 21   Henry 21
    Martha 22   Arthur 22
    Norma 23   Albert 23
    Rose 24   Ralph 24
    Gloria 25   Herbert 25
    Phyllis 26   Harry 26
    Joan 27   Billy 27
    Irene 28   Carl 28
    Marjorie 29   Willie 29
    Joyce 30   Joe 30
    Louise 31   Howard 31
    Florence 32   Louis 32
    Catherine 33   Alfred 33
    Ruby 34   Roy 34
    Lillian 35   Clarence 35
    Eleanor 36   Fred 36
    Annie 37   Earl 37
    Marilyn 38   Norman 38
    Lorraine 39   Lawrence 39
    Thelma 40   Francis 40
    Gladys 41   Gerald 41
    Josephine 42   Leonard 42
    Nancy 43   Ernest 43
    June 44   Anthony 44
    Edna 45   Stanley 45
    Beverly 46   Marvin 46
    Marion 47   Daniel 47
    Pauline 48   Melvin 48
    Theresa 49   Bernard 49
    Geraldine 50   Ronald 50
    Lucille 51   Leroy 51
    Grace 52   Samuel 52
    Bernice 53   Michael 53
    Ann 54   Floyd 54
    Ethel 55   Russell 55
    Edith 56   Peter 56
    Rita 57   Ray 57
    Juanita 58   Edwin 58
    Hazel 59   Lloyd 59
    Audrey 60   Andrew 60
    Donna 61   Gene 61
    Jane 62   Leo 62
    Wanda 63   Bill 63
    Sarah 64   Elmer 64
    Clara 65   Bobby 65
    Esther 66   Theodore 66
    Emma 67   Frederick 67
    Elaine 68   Vernon 68
    Wilma 69   Wayne 69
    Beatrice 70   Clifford 70
    Marian 71   Roger 71
    Charlotte 72   Alvin 72
    Elsie 73   Philip 73
    Willie 74   Clyde 74
    Katherine 75   Dale 75
    Peggy 76   Glenn 76
    Carol 77   Gordon 77
    Vivian 78   Herman 78
    Eva 79   Jerry 79
    Julia 80   Leon 80
    Bertha 81   Charlie 81
    Laura 82   Vincent 82
    Kathleen 83   Martin 83
    Maxine 84   Don 84
    Agnes 85   Warren 85
    Gertrude 86   Lewis 86
    Ida 87   Lee 87
    Rosemary 88   Chester 88
    Bonnie 89   Lester 89
    Jeanne 90   Harvey 90
    Carolyn 91   Jesse 91
    Vera 92   Milton 92
    Anne 93   Allen 93
    Delores 94   Calvin 94
    Janet 95   Bob 95
    Billie 96   Gilbert 96
    Jacqueline 97   Cecil 97
    Ellen 98   Arnold 98
    Kathryn 99   Victor 99
    Bessie 100   Jimmie 100
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1928

Baby Names in 1928

The year 1928 saw the rise of names like Dolores, Joan, and Delores for girls and names like Herbert, Alfred, and Ronald for boys. The top overall girl name was Mary for the 39th year in a row. The most popular boy name was Robert for the 5th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Jeannine, Ramona, and Diane for girls and Hoover, Huey, and Gary for boys. 1928 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Leatrice, Althea, and Angie and the decline of boy names like Cleo, Woodrow, and Jess.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Jeannine New   Hoover New
  Ramona +292%   Huey +88%
  Diane +287%   Gary +75%
  Charmaine +257%   Gilberto +68%
  Bertie +66%   Herbert +60%
  Myrna +64%   Eduardo +52%
  Greta +61%   Duncan +52%
  Pamela +49%   Elvis +50%
  Marianne +45%   Brian +43%
  Marceline +45%   Gail +43%
  Lilia +43%   Barry +42%
  Deborah +43%   Reynold +37%
  Peggie +42%   Donnie +35%
  Joanne +42%   Romeo +34%
  Dolores +42%   Danny +34%
  Elisa +40%   Porter +33%
  Delores +40%   Norwood +32%
  Rosaline +38%   Alfred +32%
  Caryl +36%   Glendon +31%
  Gerry +35%   Bobby +30%
  Sharon +35%   Lambert +28%
  Herminia +34%   Merwin +28%
  Bernita +33%   Ronald +28%
  Jeannie +33%   Larry +28%
  Raquel +32%   Emilio +27%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Lita -42%   Valentino -44%
  Marilynn -38%   Murphy -40%
  Cathryn -36%   Lindbergh -38%
  Marylou -35%   Carmelo -38%
  Rosamond -35%   Abe -35%
  Velva -34%   Ruby -33%
  Elayne -33%   Lucien -33%
  Rozella -33%   Evert -33%
  Darline -33%   Woodrow -32%
  Verona -31%   Hyman -32%
  Lulu -31%   Edsel -30%
  Rosia -30%   Oran -29%
  Eulalia -30%   Brady -29%
  Golda -30%   Cleo -29%
  Maryellen -30%   Casper -29%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Carol 77   Jimmie 100
  Delores 94
  Janet 95
  Billie 96
  Jacqueline 97
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Diane 260   Hoover 365
  Jeannine 321   Gary 391
  Charmaine 419   Huey 412
  Marceline 436   Emilio 451
  Greta 443   Gilberto 452
  Esperanza 453   Gail 454
  Monica 468   Hiram 461
  Zella 470   Alden 464
  Josefina 478   Jules 489
  Germaine 481   Major 499
  Juana 483
  Richard 484
  Francisca 488
  Roxie 489
  Syble 495
  Bobby 498
  Rae 499
  Lucia 500

Birth Estimates

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Note: these are estimates based on incomplete data. The numbers are likely to be a bit off, especially for earlier years (i.e. years prior to World War 2).