Top 100 Baby Names for the 1950s

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



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