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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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