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Most Popular Baby Names of 1938

Here are the most popular names of 1938. 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 Robert
Scottish: Famed, bright, shining. 14th-century King …
2 James
Hebrew: Supplanter; English: Replace
3 John
Hebrew: Jehovah has been gracious, has shown favor. …
4 William
German: Resolute protector, will. For a long time af…
5 Richard
German: Powerful, strong ruler. A Teutonic name from…
6 Charles
German: A man. French variant of Carl adopted by the…
7 Donald
Celtic: Dark stranger; Scottish: Great chief. Donald…
8 David
Hebrew: Dearly loved
9 Thomas
Hebrew: Twin
10 Ronald
Scottish: Mighty or powerful; English: Powerful, rul…
11 George
English: Farmer. In medieval legend St. George (the …
12 Joseph
Hebrew: May Jah give increase. In the Bible, Joseph,…
13 Edward
Anglo-Saxon: Guardian; English: Wealthy guardian; Ge…
14 Kenneth
English: Royal obligation. Good-looking. Fair.; Celt…
15 Paul
English: Little. Biblical apostle and evangelist Pau…
16 Larry
English: Abbreviation of Lawrence or Laurence often …
17 Jerry
English: Abbreviation of names beginning with Jer- S…
18 Frank
English: Free, a free man; French: Free, a free man
19 Gerald
German: Rules by the spear; English: Rules by the spear
20 Raymond
French: Guards wisely; German: Form of Raymond (guar…
21 Michael
Hebrew: Gift from God
22 Gary
English: Carries a spear; German: Spear
23 Harold
English: Army commander
24 Billy
English: Nickname for William (resolute protector) o…
25 Jack
English: God has been gracious, has shown favor. Bas…

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