Top 50 baby names of 1930

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As 1930 rolled around, the population of the United States had risen to well over 122 million.

Top 50 baby names of 1930

The year also brought us the invention of the chocolate chip cookie, the Twinkie and Scotch Tape… as well as the birth of Buzz Aldrin (the second man on the moon), composer Stephen Sondheim and US Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. The Mickey Mouse Club had a huge gathering of fans in a theater, too!

Below are the top 50 for baby boys and girls in the year 1930. Click on any of the names to find out more — including its meaning, origin and similar names!

Top baby names of 1930

Top girl names: 1930 Top boy names: 1930
  1. Mary
  2. Betty
  3. Dorothy
  4. Helen
  5. Margaret
  6. Barbara
  7. Patricia
  8. Joan
  9. Doris
  10. Ruth
  11. Shirley
  12. Virginia
  13. Dolores
  14. Jean
  15. Elizabeth
  16. Frances
  17. Lois
  18. Joyce
  19. Evelyn
  20. Alice
  21. Mildred
  22. Marilyn
  23. Anna
  24. Nancy
  25. Norma
  26. Marie
  27. Martha
  28. Phyllis
  29. Rose
  30. Gloria
  31. Louise
  32. Marjorie
  33. Irene
  34. Beverly
  35. Catherine
  36. Ruby
  37. Donna
  38. Florence
  39. Eleanor
  40. Annie
  41. Ann
  42. Rita
  43. Lillian
  44. Geraldine
  45. Thelma
  46. Lorraine
  47. June
  48. Gladys
  49. Josephine
  50. Theresa
  1. Robert
  2. James
  3. John
  4. William
  5. Richard
  6. Charles
  7. Donald
  8. George
  9. Joseph
  10. Edward
  11. Thomas
  12. Paul
  13. Frank
  14. Jack
  15. David
  16. Kenneth
  17. Raymond
  18. Harold
  19. Walter
  20. Billy
  21. Eugene
  22. Henry
  23. Arthur
  24. Albert
  25. Ralph
  26. Carl
  27. Joe
  28. Harry
  29. Willie
  30. Gerald
  31. Howard
  32. Fred
  33. Roy
  34. Louis
  35. Herbert
  36. Lawrence
  37. Ronald
  38. Earl
  39. Clarence
  40. Norman
  41. Bobby
  42. Francis
  43. Ernest
  44. Anthony
  45. Leonard
  46. Alfred
  47. Daniel
  48. Marvin
  49. Stanley
  50. Melvin

Source: US Social Security Administration

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