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Most Popular Baby Names of 1945

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Rank Name Meaning
1 Mary
Hebrew: Bitter; English: Bitter. Variant of Miriam. …
2 Linda
Spanish: Pretty; English: Lime tree, linden tree.; G…
3 Barbara
English: Traveler from a foreign land. In Catholic c…
4 Patricia
Spanish: Noble
5 Carol
English: Joy, manly; French: Song of happiness
6 Sandra
English: Defender of mankind. Feminine of Alexander.
7 Nancy
French: Variant of Anne. Favor, grace.; English: Var…
8 Sharon
Hebrew: From the land of Sharon
9 Judith
Hebrew: Praised
10 Susan
Hebrew: Lily. Diminutive of Susannah also used as an…
11 Betty
English: Variation of Elizabeth. My God is bountiful…
12 Carolyn
English: Joy Also feminine variant of Charles meaning manly
13 Judy
Hebrew: Praised or from Judea
14 Shirley
English: From the white meadow
15 Margaret
Irish: Name of a saint; Arabic: Child of light, pear…
16 Karen
English: Abbreviation of Katherine. Pure.
17 Donna
Italian: Lady
18 Joyce
Celtic: Feminine of Jodoc; English: Cheerful, merry
19 Kathleen
English: Variant of Katherine. Pure.; Irish: Innocent
20 Janet
Scottish: Variant of Jane from the French Jeanette; …
21 Dorothy
Greek: Gift of God
22 Diane
French: Divine
23 Gloria
24 Janice
Hebrew: Gift from God
25 Joan
Hebrew: Gift from God; English: Feminine of John

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