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Girl Names

Boy Names

    Mary 1   Robert 1
    Betty 2   James 2
    Barbara 3   John 3
    Shirley 4   William 4
    Dorothy 5   Richard 5
    Patricia 6   Donald 6
    Joan 7   Charles 7
    Margaret 8   George 8
    Helen 9   Thomas 9
    Nancy 10   Joseph 10
    Doris 11   Ronald 11
    Joyce 12   David 12
    Ruth 13   Edward 13
    Carol 14   Paul 14
    Virginia 15   Kenneth 15
    Jean 16   Frank 16
    Marilyn 17   Jack 17
    Elizabeth 18   Harold 18
    Frances 19   Raymond 19
    Lois 20   Billy 20
    Janet 21   Walter 21
    Beverly 22   Gerald 22
    Donna 23   Bobby 23
    Norma 24   Eugene 24
    Alice 25   Jerry 25
    Dolores 26   Joe 26
    Martha 27   Henry 27
    Phyllis 28   Carl 28
    Evelyn 29   Arthur 29
    Gloria 30   Willie 30
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1934

Baby Names in 1934

The year 1934 saw the rise of names like Shirley, Sandra, and Kay for girls and names like Larry, Gary, and Ronnie for boys. The top overall girl name was Mary for the 45th year in a row. The most popular boy name was Robert for the 11th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Gail, Gayle, and Sandra for girls and Lynwood, Olin, and Terrance for boys. 1934 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Concetta, Francine, and Charles and the decline of boy names like Franklin, Roosevelt, and Dominick.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Gail +118%   Lynwood +107%
  Gayle +100%   Olin +72%
  Sandra +87%   Terrance +70%
  Rheta +86%   Jan +69%
  Dale +77%   Elden +64%
  Lynne +77%   Maxie +61%
  Toby +74%   Tracy +58%
  Carolee +73%   Raymon +57%
  Cleta +71%   Ora +53%
  Claudette +68%   Carey +52%
  Kay +65%   Coleman +51%
  Georgina +64%   Duwayne +50%
  Lavada +63%   Jon +49%
  Shirlee +62%   Gary +49%
  Christene +60%   Ronnie +49%
  Shirley +60%   Freddy +49%
  Sonja +59%   Eduardo +48%
  Dianne +58%   Judson +45%
  Bernadette +57%   Bart +44%
  Marilee +54%   Chuck +43%
  Ona +54%   Ken +42%
  Sherry +52%   Garry +41%
  Meredith +49%   Aron +40%
  Kaye +48%   Monty +40%
  Myrna +46%   Robin +39%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Magnolia -40%   Helen -40%
  Romona -36%   Franklyn -38%
  Thomas -35%   Talmadge -36%
  Ernestina -34%   Delano -34%
  Hortense -33%   Justin -31%
  Ira -33%   Domenic -31%
  Doloris -32%   Casimir -31%
  Orpha -29%   Werner -30%
  Jenny -29%   Alvie -29%
  Loyce -27%   Garnett -29%
  Nanette -26%   Elmore -27%
  Frank -26%   Carlo -27%
  Magdalena -26%   Walton -27%
  Dena -26%   Rocco -27%
  Celestine -26%   Elzie -27%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Carole 89   Dennis 95
  Sandra 93   Tommy 98
  Judith 94
  Ellen 95
  Eva 100
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Shirlee 453   Olin 407
  Sherry 467   Freddy 424
  Rosalyn 469   Gayle 434
  Zelda 470   Garry 442
  Sonya 476   Ken 457
  Lona 477   Arden 466
  Lorine 479   Ernesto 468
  Delois 483   Jan 469
  Freida 484   Alden 470
  Madelyn 485   Kelly 473
  Vernell 492   Tomas 474
  Claudine 493   Jerold 480
  Rowena 499   Raymon 484
  Katharine 500   Craig 487
  Alphonse 491
  Evan 492
  Cletus 494
  Sonny 497
  Elden 498

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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).