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Most Popular Baby Names of the 1930s

Here are the most popular names of the 1930s. Click on any name to learn more about it, find similar names, or add it to your favorites.

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Rank Name Meaning
1 Mary
 
Hebrew: Bitter; English: Bitter. Variant of Miriam. …
2 Betty
 
English: Variation of Elizabeth. My God is bountiful…
3 Barbara
 
English: Traveler from a foreign land. In Catholic c…
4 Shirley
 
English: From the white meadow
5 Patricia
 
Spanish: Noble
6 Dorothy
 
Greek: Gift of God
7 Joan
 
Hebrew: Gift from God; English: Feminine of John
8 Margaret
 
Irish: Name of a saint; Arabic: Child of light, pear…
9 Nancy
 
French: Variant of Anne. Favor, grace.; English: Var…
10 Helen
 
11 Carol
 
English: Joy, manly; French: Song of happiness
12 Joyce
 
Celtic: Feminine of Jodoc; English: Cheerful, merry
13 Doris
 
14 Ruth
 
Hebrew: Friend
15 Virginia
 
English: Chaste, virginal; Spanish: Virgin
16 Marilyn
 
English: Blend of Marie or Mary and Lyn.
17 Elizabeth
 
English: Bountiful, God of plenty; Hebrew: Bountiful…
18 Jean
 
French: Variant of John.; Scottish: Scottish form of…
19 Frances
 
20 Beverly
 
English: Woman from the beaver meadow. Beaver stream.
21 Lois
 
22 Alice
 
English: Of the nobility; German: Sweet; Celtic: Noble
23 Donna
 
Italian: Lady
24 Martha
 
Hebrew: Bitter
25 Dolores
 
Spanish: Sorrows

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