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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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