As 1930 rolled around, the population of the United States had risen to well over 122 million.
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
Source: US Social Security Administration