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Most Popular Baby Names of 1950

Here are the most popular names of 1950. 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 Michael
 
Hebrew: Gift from God
5 David
 
Hebrew: Dearly loved
6 William
 
German: Resolute protector, will. For a long time af…
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 Gary
 
English: Carries a spear; German: Spear
11 Larry
 
English: Abbreviation of Lawrence or Laurence often …
12 Ronald
 
Scottish: Mighty or powerful; English: Powerful, rul…
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 Steven
 
English: Variant of Stephen. Crown, wreath.
17 Dennis
 
English: Variant of Dionysius. Dionysius is the myth…
18 Paul
 
English: Little. Biblical apostle and evangelist Pau…
19 Stephen
 
English: Crown, wreath. In the Bible Stephen was the…
20 George
 
English: Farmer. In medieval legend St. George (the …
21 Daniel
 
Hebrew: God is my Judge. The biblical prophet and wr…
22 Edward
 
Anglo-Saxon: Guardian; English: Wealthy guardian; Ge…
23 Mark
 
Arthurian Legend: Tristan's uncIe; English: Of Mars,…
24 Jerry
 
English: Abbreviation of names beginning with Jer- S…
25 Gregory
 
English: On the watch. As the first of 16 Gregory po…

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