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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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