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Most Popular Baby Names of 1948

Here are the most popular names of 1948. 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 David
 
Hebrew: Dearly loved
6 Michael
 
Hebrew: Gift from God
7 Richard
 
German: Powerful, strong ruler. A Teutonic name from…
8 Thomas
 
Hebrew: Twin
9 Charles
 
German: A man. French variant of Carl adopted by the…
10 Ronald
 
Scottish: Mighty or powerful; English: Powerful, rul…
11 Larry
 
English: Abbreviation of Lawrence or Laurence often …
12 Gary
 
English: Carries a spear; German: Spear
13 Joseph
 
Hebrew: May Jah give increase. In the Bible, Joseph,…
14 Donald
 
Celtic: Dark stranger; Scottish: Great chief. Donald…
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 Stephen
 
English: Crown, wreath. In the Bible Stephen was the…
21 Jerry
 
English: Abbreviation of names beginning with Jer- S…
22 Daniel
 
Hebrew: God is my Judge. The biblical prophet and wr…
23 Steven
 
English: Variant of Stephen. Crown, wreath.
24 Roger
 
German: Renowned spearman; English: Renowned spearman
25 Frank
 
English: Free, a free man; French: Free, a free man

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