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See Baby Name Trends of the 1930's for more info.
 

Girl Names

Boy Names

    Mary 1   Robert 1
    Betty 2   James 2
    Dorothy 3   John 3
    Helen 4   William 4
    Margaret 5   Richard 5
    Barbara 6   Charles 6
    Patricia 7   Donald 7
    Joan 8   George 8
    Doris 9   Joseph 9
    Ruth 10   Edward 10
    Shirley 11   Thomas 11
    Virginia 12   Paul 12
    Dolores 13   Frank 13
    Jean 14   Jack 14
    Elizabeth 15   David 15
    Frances 16   Kenneth 16
    Lois 17   Raymond 17
    Joyce 18   Harold 18
    Evelyn 19   Walter 19
    Alice 20   Billy 20
    Mildred 21   Eugene 21
    Marilyn 22   Henry 22
    Anna 23   Arthur 23
    Nancy 24   Albert 24
    Norma 25   Ralph 25
    Marie 26   Carl 26
    Martha 27   Joe 27
    Phyllis 28   Harry 28
    Rose 29   Willie 29
    Gloria 30   Gerald 30
    Louise 31   Howard 31
    Marjorie 32   Fred 32
    Irene 33   Roy 33
    Beverly 34   Louis 34
    Catherine 35   Herbert 35
    Ruby 36   Lawrence 36
    Donna 37   Ronald 37
    Florence 38   Earl 38
    Eleanor 39   Clarence 39
    Annie 40   Norman 40
    Ann 41   Bobby 41
    Rita 42   Francis 42
    Lillian 43   Ernest 43
    Geraldine 44   Anthony 44
    Thelma 45   Leonard 45
    Lorraine 46   Alfred 46
    June 47   Daniel 47
    Gladys 48   Marvin 48
    Josephine 49   Stanley 49
    Theresa 50   Melvin 50
    Edna 51   Jerry 51
    Pauline 52   Bernard 52
    Janet 53   Leroy 53
    Carol 54   Michael 54
    Jane 55   Samuel 55
    Wanda 56   Peter 56
    Juanita 57   Roger 57
    Bernice 58   Ray 58
    Lucille 59   Bill 59
    Marion 60   Russell 60
    Edith 61   Floyd 61
    Grace 62   Andrew 62
    Audrey 63   Leo 63
    Clara 64   Dale 64
    Ethel 65   Wayne 65
    Delores 66   Edwin 66
    Peggy 67   Theodore 67
    Wilma 68   Don 68
    Elaine 69   Lloyd 69
    Sarah 70   Gene 70
    Hazel 71   Glenn 71
    Carolyn 72   Vernon 72
    Emma 73   Frederick 73
    Jacqueline 74   Clifford 74
    Charlotte 75   Philip 75
    Beatrice 76   Clyde 76
    Esther 77   Gordon 77
    Bonnie 78   Herman 78
    Billie 79   Alvin 79
    Marian 80   Elmer 80
    Joanne 81   Leon 81
    Rosemary 82   Lee 82
    Anne 83   Martin 83
    Kathleen 84   Vincent 84
    Katherine 85   Allen 85
    Eva 86   Jimmie 86
    Willie 87   Lewis 87
    Elsie 88   Bob 88
    Laura 89   Douglas 89
    Julia 90   Gilbert 90
    Vivian 91   Charlie 91
    Jeanne 92   Harvey 92
    Maxine 93   Milton 93
    Ida 94   Jesse 94
    Bertha 95   Lester 95
    Gertrude 96   Warren 96
    Patsy 97   Eddie 97
    Sally 98   Arnold 98
    Maria 99   Cecil 99
    Ellen 100   Victor 100
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1930

Baby Names in 1930

The year 1930 saw the rise of names like Joan, Marilyn, and Nancy for girls and names like Bobby, Larry, and Gary for boys. The top overall girl name was Mary for the 41st year in a row. The most popular boy name was Robert for the 7th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Marlene, Maureen, and Wynona for girls and Barry, Jon, and Farrell for boys. 1930 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Ramona, Jeannine, and Leatrice and the decline of boy names like Herbert, Royal, and Hal.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Marlene +138%   Barry +66%
  Maureen +73%   Jon +62%
  Wynona +64%   Farrell +62%
  Kay +61%   Aurelio +53%
  Dorla +61%   Merlyn +47%
  Cherie +57%   Carson +47%
  Carmelita +55%   Connie +45%
  Janet +51%   Monte +45%
  Nedra +49%   Arlen +44%
  Ardith +47%   Felipe +44%
  Elease +46%   Dolores +43%
  Delois +46%   Glynn +43%
  Sharon +46%   Ignatius +42%
  Jeraldine +44%   Arden +40%
  Dixie +43%   Ronnie +40%
  Judith +43%   Abe +39%
  Lolita +43%   Wilber +38%
  Arden +43%   Larry +36%
  Maryellen +42%   Jerrold +36%
  Lawanda +41%   Gino +35%
  Lynn +41%   Emerson +35%
  Dale +41%   Oswald +35%
  Velva +38%   Edd +35%
  Margot +38%   Gary +34%
  Marilyn +38%   Terry +34%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Jeannine -50%   Hoover -56%
  Marceline -37%   Verlin -42%
  Annabell -37%   Parker -40%
  Dorcas -35%   Davey -40%
  Romona -34%   Evert -35%
  Elizebeth -33%   Garrett -32%
  Ramona -31%   Johny -30%
  Frank -30%   Curtiss -28%
  Harold -30%   Herbert -28%
  Myrtice -30%   Arlo -27%
  Audry -29%   Garth -26%
  Bridget -28%   Bertrand -26%
  Theda -28%   Bryant -26%
  Nova -28%   Darold -26%
  Leonora -27%   Lauren -25%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Joanne 81   Eddie 97
  Patsy 97   Cecil 99
  Sally 98
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Marlene 388   Emerson 454
  Valerie 452   Angel 460
  Marlys 465   Tomas 474
  Claudine 467   Betty 477
  Maurine 471   Olin 480
  Beryl 477   Dorothy 483
  Gail 478   Vaughn 488
  Rosalyn 479   Monte 493
  Janette 480   Wilber 495
  Ardis 481   Buster 499
  Edwina 485   Major 500
  Vada 486
  Zella 491
  Roxie 493
  Lucia 497
  Margret 498
  Gretchen 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).