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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
    Barbara 4   William 4
    Joan 5   Richard 5
    Helen 6   Charles 6
    Margaret 7   Donald 7
    Patricia 8   George 8
    Shirley 9   Joseph 9
    Doris 10   Thomas 10
    Ruth 11   Edward 11
    Virginia 12   Paul 12
    Jean 13   David 13
    Dolores 14   Kenneth 14
    Joyce 15   Jack 15
    Elizabeth 16   Frank 16
    Nancy 17   Raymond 17
    Frances 18   Harold 18
    Marilyn 19   Billy 19
    Lois 20   Walter 20
    Alice 21   Eugene 21
    Norma 22   Henry 22
    Gloria 23   Arthur 23
    Evelyn 24   Albert 24
    Anna 25   Ralph 25
    Mildred 26   Gerald 26
    Marie 27   Ronald 27
    Martha 28   Carl 28
    Phyllis 29   Joe 29
    Rose 30   Harry 30
    Beverly 31   Willie 31
    Donna 32   Bobby 32
    Louise 33   Fred 33
    Marjorie 34   Howard 34
    Ann 35   Roy 35
    Catherine 36   Norman 36
    Irene 37   Louis 37
    Geraldine 38   Lawrence 38
    Ruby 39   Clarence 39
    Eleanor 40   Earl 40
    Annie 41   Herbert 41
    Peggy 42   Francis 42
    Florence 43   Jerry 43
    June 44   Daniel 44
    Janet 45   Marvin 45
    Carol 46   Anthony 46
    Lillian 47   Ernest 47
    Rita 48   Leonard 48
    Lorraine 49   Stanley 49
    Jane 50   Alfred 50
    Josephine 51   Melvin 51
    Edna 52   Leroy 52
    Thelma 53   Roger 53
    Wanda 54   Bernard 54
    Gladys 55   Michael 55
    Pauline 56   Samuel 56
    Juanita 57   Bill 57
    Delores 58   Wayne 58
    Theresa 59   Don 59
    Carolyn 60   Ray 60
    Clara 61   Peter 61
    Lucille 62   Dale 62
    Bernice 63   Russell 63
    Audrey 64   Gene 64
    Edith 65   Andrew 65
    Marion 66   Floyd 66
    Ethel 67   Leo 67
    Joanne 68   Lloyd 68
    Wilma 69   Edwin 69
    Grace 70   Theodore 70
    Sarah 71   Philip 71
    Elaine 72   Glenn 72
    Bonnie 73   Frederick 73
    Hazel 74   Vernon 74
    Charlotte 75   Clifford 75
    Emma 76   Gordon 76
    Arlene 77   Clyde 77
    Jacqueline 78   Bob 78
    Esther 79   Allen 79
    Anne 80   Alvin 80
    Billie 81   Jimmie 81
    Vivian 82   Elmer 82
    Patsy 83   Herman 83
    Marian 84   Leon 84
    Beatrice 85   Douglas 85
    Elsie 86   Vincent 86
    Kathleen 87   Lewis 87
    Rosemary 88   Larry 88
    Laura 89   Jimmy 89
    Joann 90   Lee 90
    Katherine 91   Martin 91
    Julia 92   Gilbert 92
    Eva 93   Harvey 93
    Willie 94   Charlie 94
    Marlene 95   Eddie 95
    Loretta 96   Lester 96
    Sally 97   Jesse 97
    Jeanne 98   Arnold 98
    Ellen 99   Warren 99
    Ida 100   Milton 100
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1931

Baby Names in 1931

The year 1931 saw the rise of names like Arlene, Marlene, and Constance for girls and names like Lowell, Gary, and Guadalupe for boys. The top overall girl name was Mary for the 42nd year in a row. The most popular boy name was Robert for the 8th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Joretta, Marlene, and Carole for girls and Dewayne, Lowell, and Verlin for boys. 1931 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Frieda, George, and Emogene and the decline of boy names like Pedro, Luis, and Roscoe.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Joretta New   Dewayne +74%
  Marlene +741%   Lowell +51%
  Carole +100%   Verlin +46%
  Claudette +95%   Dino +43%
  Jan +73%   Hyman +42%
  Mitzi +60%   Gary +39%
  Kay +59%   Garrett +38%
  Sheila +57%   Claire +38%
  Karen +54%   Loyal +37%
  Sandra +53%   Lauren +36%
  Marlyn +49%   Ronnie +35%
  Leatha +44%   Dudley +35%
  Dianne +42%   Reynaldo +35%
  Constance +41%   Jordan +34%
  Maureen +39%   Jerold +34%
  Doreen +36%   Boyce +33%
  Eldora +35%   Kevin +33%
  Bridget +34%   Donnie +33%
  Roseann +32%   Durwood +33%
  Edwina +32%   Bradley +32%
  Dawn +32%   Edison +31%
  Marlys +31%   Garry +30%
  Bobbye +31%   Emmit +29%
  Dorcas +31%   Federico +29%
  Zona +30%   Guadalupe +28%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Ardeth -52%   Hoover -46%
  Dorla -51%   Nickolas -42%
  Catalina -40%   Dolores -39%
  Andrea -39%   Claudie -38%
  Arden -38%   Romeo -36%
  Marilou -38%   Angel -36%
  Chloe -36%   Andres -34%
  David -35%   Gino -33%
  Phylis -32%   Merton -33%
  Maryellen -32%   Taylor -33%
  Idella -32%   Major -33%
  Margot -32%   Hugo -33%
  Cherie -31%   Alford -32%
  Arleen -31%   Justin -32%
  Beverlee -31%   Donn -31%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Arlene 77   Larry 88
  Joann 90   Jimmy 89
  Marlene 95
  Loretta 96
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Rae 453   Ronnie 406
  Noreen 461   Gaylord 437
  Joretta 463   Everette 439
  Monica 468   Bradley 444
  Retha 469   Burl 449
  Twila 472   Gilberto 466
  Marylou 482   Dwayne 468
  Lynn 484   Dalton 470
  Edythe 485   Rodger 472
  Reta 490   Luke 474
  Ione 491   Arlen 477
  Rosalee 493   Arlie 486
  Nita 494   Mickey 487
  Esperanza 495   Elroy 488
  Verla 496   Domingo 493
  Ardith 497   Morgan 496
  Gayle 498   Dewayne 500
  Petra 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).