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Most Popular Baby Names of 1947

Here are the most popular names of 1947. 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 Michael
Hebrew: Gift from God
8 Thomas
Hebrew: Twin
9 Charles
German: A man. French variant of Carl adopted by the…
10 Larry
English: Abbreviation of Lawrence or Laurence often …
11 Ronald
Scottish: Mighty or powerful; English: Powerful, rul…
12 Gary
English: Carries a spear; German: Spear
13 Donald
Celtic: Dark stranger; Scottish: Great chief. Donald…
14 Joseph
Hebrew: May Jah give increase. In the Bible, Joseph,…
15 Kenneth
English: Royal obligation. Good-looking. Fair.; Celt…
16 George
English: Farmer. In medieval legend St. George (the …
17 Dennis
English: Variant of Dionysius. Dionysius is the myth…
18 Paul
English: Little. Biblical apostle and evangelist Pau…
19 Edward
Anglo-Saxon: Guardian; English: Wealthy guardian; Ge…
20 Jerry
English: Abbreviation of names beginning with Jer- S…
21 Stephen
English: Crown, wreath. In the Bible Stephen was the…
22 Daniel
Hebrew: God is my Judge. The biblical prophet and wr…
23 Frank
English: Free, a free man; French: Free, a free man
24 Steven
English: Variant of Stephen. Crown, wreath.
25 Roger
German: Renowned spearman; English: Renowned spearman

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