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Most Popular Baby Names of 1953

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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 Deborah
Hebrew: Bee
4 Patricia
Spanish: Noble
5 Susan
Hebrew: Lily. Diminutive of Susannah also used as an…
6 Barbara
English: Traveler from a foreign land. In Catholic c…
7 Debra
Hebrew: Bee
8 Nancy
French: Variant of Anne. Favor, grace.; English: Var…
9 Karen
English: Abbreviation of Katherine. Pure.
10 Pamela
Greek: Honeyed.
11 Sandra
English: Defender of mankind. Feminine of Alexander.
12 Cynthia
English: Variant of Cynthia and Lucinda
13 Donna
Italian: Lady
14 Kathleen
English: Variant of Katherine. Pure.; Irish: Innocent
15 Sharon
Hebrew: From the land of Sharon
16 Carol
English: Joy, manly; French: Song of happiness
17 Diane
French: Divine
18 Brenda
Irish: Little raven, beacon on the hill
19 Janet
Scottish: Variant of Jane from the French Jeanette; …
20 Margaret
Irish: Name of a saint; Arabic: Child of light, pear…
21 Elizabeth
English: Bountiful, God of plenty; Hebrew: Bountiful…
22 Janice
Hebrew: Gift from God
23 Kathy
English: Form of the Greek Catherine meaning pure. V…
24 Rebecca
Hebrew: Captivating
25 Carolyn
English: Joy Also feminine variant of Charles meaning manly

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