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Girl Names

Boy Names

    Mary 1   Robert 1
    Barbara 2   James 2
    Patricia 3   John 3
    Shirley 4   William 4
    Betty 5   Richard 5
    Carol 6   Charles 6
    Nancy 7   Donald 7
    Dorothy 8   David 8
    Joan 9   Thomas 9
    Margaret 10   George 10
    Joyce 11   Ronald 11
    Helen 12   Joseph 12
    Marilyn 13   Edward 13
    Beverly 14   Kenneth 14
    Ruth 15   Paul 15
    Virginia 16   Larry 16
    Elizabeth 17   Jerry 17
    Janet 18   Frank 18
    Frances 19   Raymond 19
    Carolyn 20   Gerald 20
    Donna 21   Harold 21
    Doris 22   Billy 22
    Jean 23   Jack 23
    Martha 24   Bobby 24
    Janice 25   Joe 25
    Sandra 26   Walter 26
    Phyllis 27   Michael 27
    Alice 28   Carl 28
    Lois 29   Gary 29
    Ann 30   Henry 30
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1937

Baby Names in 1937

The year 1937 saw the rise of names like Linda, Diane, and Shelby for girls and names like Larry, Danny, and Timothy for boys. The top overall girl name was Mary for the 48th year in a row. The most popular boy name was Robert for the 14th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Deanne, Deanna, and Sonja for girls and Errol, Melvyn, and Craig for boys. 1937 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Shirley, Goldie, and Darla and the decline of boy names like Irwin, Morton, and Huey.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Deanne New   Errol +196%
  Deanna +2009%   Melvyn +83%
  Sonja +211%   Craig +62%
  Theodora +180%   Vicente +61%
  Ruthann +123%   Timothy +53%
  Shelva +118%   Ronny +53%
  Shelba +105%   Denzil +52%
  Shelby +86%   Rayford +51%
  Vicki +80%   Brian +51%
  Linda +80%   Kenny +50%
  Dianne +77%   Lauren +50%
  Sandy +74%   Andre +49%
  Dee +74%   Hilton +47%
  Marsha +71%   Ron +47%
  Penelope +70%   Brooks +43%
  Karin +67%   Garth +43%
  Melinda +67%   Mckinley +43%
  Marilee +66%   Williams +41%
  Jolene +65%   Julio +40%
  Penny +62%   Brent +40%
  Zola +60%   Werner +39%
  Merry +60%   Walker +38%
  Diana +60%   Reynold +37%
  Melissa +59%   Nancy +37%
  Laurel +59%   Adolfo +36%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Marylyn -46%   Landon -66%
  Lulu -44%   Ferdinand -47%
  Kathrine -36%   Rupert -45%
  Bernita -32%   Huey -39%
  Cherie -31%   Arlan -36%
  Jocelyn -31%   Aloysius -33%
  Bridget -31%   Jennings -32%
  Catharine -30%   Garold -32%
  Eloisa -29%   Waldo -32%
  Shirlene -26%   Wilber -31%
  Darla -25%   Sherrill -30%
  Norine -25%   Santo -30%
  Lauretta -24%   Jerrell -29%
  Iona -24%   Alphonse -28%
  Shirley -24%   Dorothy -27%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Diane 76   Patrick 94
  Judy 91   Phillip 98
  Anita 93
  Susan 97
  Gail 99
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Deanna 139   Melvyn 368
  Shelba 342   Kennith 434
  Brenda 423   Jeff 454
  Deanne 427   Fernando 456
  Toni 446   Barbara 468
  Georgie 461   Bernie 469
  Lorena 468   Micheal 472
  Mercedes 469   Forest 475
  Retha 470   Arturo 480
  Shelva 471   Ronny 484
  Sharron 475   Jerrold 486
  Evangeline 483   Ron 487
  Ladonna 486   Enrique 490
  Andrea 487   Errol 491
  Rosalyn 488   Kurt 494
  Loraine 490   Pablo 496
  Emilie 491   Alden 498
  Charles 495   Bryan 499
  Nita 499   Dana 500

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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).