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See Baby Name Trends of the 1950's for more info.
 

Girl Names

Boy Names

    Mary 1   Robert 1
    Linda 2   James 2
    Deborah 3   Michael 3
    Patricia 4   John 4
    Susan 5   David 5
    Barbara 6   William 6
    Debra 7   Richard 7
    Nancy 8   Thomas 8
    Karen 9   Charles 9
    Pamela 10   Gary 10
    Sandra 11   Steven 11
    Cynthia 12   Mark 12
    Donna 13   Joseph 13
    Kathleen 14   Donald 14
    Sharon 15   Ronald 15
    Carol 16   Kenneth 16
    Diane 17   Paul 17
    Brenda 18   Larry 18
    Janet 19   Dennis 19
    Margaret 20   Daniel 20
    Elizabeth 21   Stephen 21
    Janice 22   George 22
    Kathy 23   Edward 23
    Rebecca 24   Gregory 24
    Carolyn 25   Jeffrey 25
    Joyce 26   Timothy 26
    Judy 27   Douglas 27
    Cheryl 28   Bruce 28
    Shirley 29   Jerry 29
    Judith 30   Terry 30
    Denise 31   Roger 31
    Christine 32   Anthony 32
    Betty 33   Frank 33
    Beverly 34   Raymond 34
    Catherine 35   Randy 35
    Marilyn 36   Kevin 36
    Joan 37   Lawrence 37
    Gloria 38   Peter 38
    Gail 39   Patrick 39
    Paula 40   Wayne 40
    Martha 41   Gerald 41
    Teresa 42   Danny 42
    Jane 43   Alan 43
    Peggy 44   Carl 44
    Bonnie 45   Walter 45
    Ann 46   Scott 46
    Connie 47   Keith 47
    Kathryn 48   Dale 48
    Dorothy 49   Willie 49
    Theresa 50   Arthur 50
    Laura 51   Ricky 51
    Jean 52   Johnny 52
    Virginia 53   Brian 53
    Jo 54   Roy 54
    Diana 55   Henry 55
    Cathy 56   Harold 56
    Wanda 57   Jack 57
    Jacqueline 58   Rodney 58
    Rose 59   Ralph 59
    Sheila 60   Craig 60
    Vicki 61   Stanley 61
    Ruth 62   Philip 62
    Katherine 63   Christopher 63
    Rita 64   Randall 64
    Helen 65   Billy 65
    Robin 66   Joe 66
    Lynn 67   Glenn 67
    Maria 68   Andrew 68
    Phyllis 69   Albert 69
    Sherry 70   Samuel 70
    Joanne 71   Russell 71
    Frances 72   Jimmy 72
    Alice 73   Bobby 73
    Julie 74   Barry 74
    Darlene 75   Eugene 75
    Ellen 76   Phillip 76
    Elaine 77   Howard 77
    Suzanne 78   Louis 78
    Vickie 79   Ronnie 79
    Anne 80   Frederick 80
    Sally 81   Allen 81
    Victoria 82   Martin 82
    Marsha 83   Harry 83
    Marcia 84   Steve 84
    Rhonda 85   Leonard 85
    Marie 86   Curtis 86
    Doris 87   Ernest 87
    Valerie 88   Micheal 88
    Anita 89   Eric 89
    Roberta 90   Francis 90
    Lois 91   Melvin 91
    Maureen 92   Fred 92
    Sarah 93   Lee 93
    Evelyn 94   Marvin 94
    Constance 95   Tommy 95
    Leslie 96   Earl 96
    Jeanne 97   Eddie 97
    Anna 98   Norman 98
    Cindy 99   Jay 99
    Sylvia 100   Rick 100
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1953

Baby Names in 1953

The year 1953 saw the rise of names like Robin, Cindy, and Dawn for girls and names like Ricky, Rodney, and Jeffery for boys. The top overall girl name was Mary, which replaced the previous #1, Linda. The most popular boy name was Robert, which replaced the previous #1, James. The fastest rising names were Joni, Lu, and Luann for girls and Mikel, Shawn, and Sean for boys. 1953 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Christine, Lynda, and Christina and the decline of boy names like Neal, Irvin, and Gale.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Joni New   Mikel +83%
  Lu New   Shawn +81%
  Luann +486%   Sean +79%
  Luanne +192%   Brad +70%
  Vanessa +188%   Robin +58%
  Lou +151%   Jed +58%
  Sherri +129%   Ricki +55%
  Lori +83%   Brandon +54%
  Bobbi +77%   Hans +51%
  Jodi +75%   Andre +50%
  Gayla +68%   Garth +48%
  Robin +66%   Rodney +48%
  Heidi +65%   Ricky +48%
  Kimberley +59%   Benedict +47%
  Kathi +58%   Jamie +47%
  Shauna +55%   Efrain +46%
  Cindy +50%   Trent +46%
  Luz +49%   Rob +45%
  Kimberly +48%   Johnathan +44%
  Tracey +48%   Hank +41%
  Rachael +46%   Lonny +40%
  Tammy +45%   Gerardo +40%
  Mindy +44%   Issac +40%
  Mitzi +44%   Jeffery +38%
  Stacy +42%   Rickey +38%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Kristina -34%   Hilton -36%
  Kristine -34%   Alva -32%
  Christine -33%   King -32%
  Charmaine -31%   Joaquin -31%
  Rosanna -28%   Erick -30%
  Sydney -27%   Pasquale -29%
  Pearlie -26%   Quinton -28%
  Lindsay -25%   Mose -27%
  Evangeline -25%   Lauren -27%
  Kelly -23%   Ivory -27%
  Mavis -23%   Nickolas -26%
  Imogene -23%   Elliot -26%
  Althea -23%   Wilton -25%
  Marianna -23%   Millard -24%
  Estela -22%   Corey -24%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Robin 66   Jay 99
  Leslie 96   Rick 100
  Anna 98
  Cindy 99
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Luann 230   Shawn 370
  Joni 296   Abel 472
  Luanne 349   August 474
  Kathi 411   Kendall 476
  Mindy 441   Orlando 477
  Roxann 463   Rory 480
  Clare 480   Colin 481
  Lu 486   Cedric 488
  Mari 487   Ward 490
  Dena 488   Jamie 491
  Elena 489   Geary 493
  Earlene 491   Lamont 496
  Sonya 496   Gilberto 498
  Jocelyn 497   Pablo 499
  Leticia 498
  Mitzi 499

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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).