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Girl Names

Boy Names

    Linda 1   James 1
    Mary 2   Robert 2
    Barbara 3   John 3
    Patricia 4   William 4
    Susan 5   David 5
    Sandra 6   Michael 6
    Nancy 7   Richard 7
    Carol 8   Thomas 8
    Sharon 9   Charles 9
    Kathleen 10   Ronald 10
    Donna 11   Larry 11
    Karen 12   Gary 12
    Margaret 13   Joseph 13
    Carolyn 14   Donald 14
    Judith 15   Kenneth 15
    Judy 16   George 16
    Brenda 17   Dennis 17
    Betty 18   Paul 18
    Diane 19   Edward 19
    Shirley 20   Stephen 20
    Joyce 21   Jerry 21
    Pamela 22   Daniel 22
    Janice 23   Steven 23
    Janet 24   Roger 24
    Cheryl 25   Frank 25
    Elizabeth 26   Terry 26
    Cynthia 27   Raymond 27
    Gloria 28   Bruce 28
    Dorothy 29   Mark 29
    Deborah 30   Gerald 30
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1948

Baby Names in 1948

The year 1948 saw the rise of names like Deborah, Teresa, and Regina for girls and names like Mark, Randy, and Christopher for boys. The top overall girl name was Linda for the 2nd year in a row. The most popular boy name was James for the 9th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Coleen, Unknown, and Deborah for girls and Shawn, Rory, and Brock for boys. 1948 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Pat, Sandy, and Gale and the decline of boy names like Dick, Denny, and Kermit.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Coleen +114%   Shawn +147%
  Unknown +98%   Rory +68%
  Deborah +93%   Brock +67%
  Melissa +90%   Darnell +66%
  Shelley +88%   Unknown +65%
  Melanie +83%   Kris +58%
  Belinda +80%   Timmy +52%
  Debby +67%   Brett +47%
  Mickey +67%   Mahlon +44%
  Debra +65%   Kevin +43%
  Valarie +60%   Marcos +42%
  Wendy +56%   Jason +37%
  Regina +53%   Ivory +37%
  Rhonda +51%   Erwin +35%
  Teresa +50%   Fletcher +35%
  Kristine +44%   Christopher +34%
  Gaynell +42%   Rand +34%
  Kristina +41%   Normand +33%
  Colleen +41%   Mark +32%
  Barbra +40%   Zane +32%
  Juliana +40%   Jamie +32%
  Debbie +40%   Angel +31%
  Kerry +39%   Donn +31%
  Ana +39%   Zachary +30%
  Monica +39%   Miguel +29%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Laraine -40%   Shirley -43%
  Judi -40%   Morton -36%
  Leanna -37%   Olin -35%
  Sharyn -35%   Forest -34%
  Sherilyn -33%   Olen -34%
  Sandi -33%   Harmon -32%
  Pat -32%   Garold -30%
  Sandy -31%   Chad -29%
  Jerilyn -30%   Russ -29%
  Janell -30%   Jere -29%
  Rosella -30%   Carrol -29%
  Carmella -29%   Orlando -29%
  Candy -29%   Sherwood -28%
  Arleen -29%   Mel -28%
  Judie -29%   Morgan -28%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Vicki 81   Randall 98
  Teresa 82   Randy 99
  Annie 97
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Belinda 381   Angel 444
  Shelley 391   Colin 448
  Kimberly 449   Rocky 460
  Rosalyn 462   Emory 467
  Unknown 470   Ulysses 476
  Roxanne 471   Cornell 480
  Jana 473   Vern 481
  Elena 479   Solomon 486
  Kerry 488   Erwin 487
  Jody 490   Jason 490
  Shari 496   Rocco 491
  Alison 497   Julio 496
  Dolly 499   Pablo 499
  Cathryn 500   Ollie 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).