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Most Popular Baby Names of 1936

Here are the most popular names of 1936. 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 Shirley
English: From the white meadow
3 Barbara
English: Traveler from a foreign land. In Catholic c…
4 Betty
English: Variation of Elizabeth. My God is bountiful…
5 Patricia
Spanish: Noble
6 Dorothy
Greek: Gift of God
7 Joan
Hebrew: Gift from God; English: Feminine of John
8 Nancy
French: Variant of Anne. Favor, grace.; English: Var…
9 Margaret
Irish: Name of a saint; Arabic: Child of light, pear…
10 Carol
English: Joy, manly; French: Song of happiness
11 Helen
12 Joyce
Celtic: Feminine of Jodoc; English: Cheerful, merry
13 Marilyn
English: Blend of Marie or Mary and Lyn.
14 Virginia
English: Chaste, virginal; Spanish: Virgin
15 Doris
16 Ruth
Hebrew: Friend
17 Beverly
English: Woman from the beaver meadow. Beaver stream.
18 Elizabeth
English: Bountiful, God of plenty; Hebrew: Bountiful…
19 Frances
20 Jean
French: Variant of John.; Scottish: Scottish form of…
21 Janet
Scottish: Variant of Jane from the French Jeanette; …
22 Donna
Italian: Lady
23 Carolyn
English: Joy Also feminine variant of Charles meaning manly
24 Martha
Hebrew: Bitter
25 Phyllis
Greek: A green branch

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