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Most Popular Baby Names of 1942

Here are the most popular names of 1942. 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 James
 
Hebrew: Supplanter; English: Replace
2 Robert
 
Scottish: Famed, bright, shining. 14th-century King …
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 David
 
Hebrew: Dearly loved
7 Charles
 
German: A man. French variant of Carl adopted by the…
8 Thomas
 
Hebrew: Twin
9 Ronald
 
Scottish: Mighty or powerful; English: Powerful, rul…
10 Donald
 
Celtic: Dark stranger; Scottish: Great chief. Donald…
11 Joseph
 
Hebrew: May Jah give increase. In the Bible, Joseph,…
12 Larry
 
English: Abbreviation of Lawrence or Laurence often …
13 Michael
 
Hebrew: Gift from God
14 George
 
English: Farmer. In medieval legend St. George (the …
15 Kenneth
 
English: Royal obligation. Good-looking. Fair.; Celt…
16 Jerry
 
English: Abbreviation of names beginning with Jer- S…
17 Edward
 
Anglo-Saxon: Guardian; English: Wealthy guardian; Ge…
18 Gary
 
English: Carries a spear; German: Spear
19 Paul
 
English: Little. Biblical apostle and evangelist Pau…
20 Dennis
 
English: Variant of Dionysius. Dionysius is the myth…
21 Frank
 
English: Free, a free man; French: Free, a free man
22 Gerald
 
German: Rules by the spear; English: Rules by the spear
23 Douglas
 
Irish: Dark stranger; Scottish: From the dark river.…
24 Raymond
 
French: Guards wisely; German: Form of Raymond (guar…
25 Roger
 
German: Renowned spearman; English: Renowned spearman

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