Most Popular Baby Boy Names in 1933

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names were for the year 1933. These names are taken directly from the Social Security card applications for births that occurred in the United States.

The table below shows the top 250 most popular baby boy names in 1933, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name.

You can also use the links below to research more about the most popular baby names.

Top 1000 most popular boy names: 1-250 | 251-500 | 501-750 | 751-1000

Top 1000 most popular girl names: 1-250 | 251-500 | 501-750 | 751-1000

Rank Name Count
1 Robert 54,223
2 James 51,110
3 John 46,223
4 William 39,049
5 Richard 31,335
6 Charles 28,990
7 Donald 28,442
8 George 18,356
9 Joseph 17,160
10 Thomas 16,501
11 Edward 13,796
12 Ronald 12,061
13 David 12,025
14 Paul 11,852
15 Kenneth 11,406
16 Frank 10,960
17 Jack 9,837
18 Harold 9,544
19 Raymond 9,513
20 Billy 8,937
21 Walter 7,757
22 Gerald 7,421
23 Eugene 7,353
24 Henry 6,726
25 Arthur 6,524
26 Bobby 6,489
27 Joe 6,409
28 Carl 6,188
29 Ralph 6,184
30 Albert 6,087
31 Jerry 6,065
32 Willie 5,981
33 Franklin 5,364
34 Fred 5,288
35 Harry 5,135
36 Howard 4,994
37 Norman 4,955
38 Lawrence 4,910
39 Roy 4,905
40 Louis 4,693
41 Earl 4,376
42 Daniel 4,311
43 Clarence 4,281
44 Marvin 4,131
45 Francis 4,093
46 Anthony 3,975
47 Leonard 3,956
48 Roger 3,917
49 Herbert 3,683
50 Ernest 3,674
51 Melvin 3,589
52 Wayne 3,564
53 Michael 3,547
54 Don 3,451
55 Stanley 3,432
56 Leroy 3,356
57 Alfred 3,268
58 Larry 3,252
59 Bill 3,221
60 Peter 3,136
61 Samuel 3,109
62 Ray 3,032
63 Bernard 3,005
64 Jimmy 2,931
65 Dale 2,925
66 Gene 2,780
67 Russell 2,696
68 Theodore 2,611
69 Floyd 2,539
70 Philip 2,529
71 Gordon 2,524
72 Jimmie 2,490
73 Lloyd 2,414
74 Glenn 2,366
75 Leo 2,351
76 Andrew 2,344
77 Edwin 2,328
78 Frederick 2,321
79 Lee 2,302
80 Gary 2,255
81 Douglas 2,252
82 Bob 2,221
83 Vernon 2,206
84 Allen 2,204
85 Leon 2,190
86 Clifford 2,158
87 Clyde 2,141
88 Alvin 2,128
89 Martin 2,064
90 Johnny 2,052
91 Lewis 2,038
92 Bruce 2,036
93 Eddie 2,014
94 Vincent 1,983
95 Charlie 1,978
96 Herman 1,945
97 Harvey 1,896
98 Jim 1,876
99 Warren 1,808
100 Jesse 1,804
101 Elmer 1,786
102 Duane 1,764
103 Arnold 1,749
104 Gilbert 1,703
105 Jerome 1,693
106 Dennis 1,685
107 Curtis 1,680
108 Lester 1,644
109 Tommy 1,630
110 Patrick 1,573
111 Cecil 1,506
112 Calvin 1,489
113 Milton 1,486
114 Roland 1,474
115 Johnnie 1,461
116 Victor 1,431
117 Tom 1,423
118 Benjamin 1,412
119 Chester 1,399
120 Wallace 1,366
121 Sam 1,351
122 Alan 1,345
123 Jackie 1,339
124 Glen 1,335
125 Phillip 1,328
126 Stephen 1,321
127 Keith 1,314
128 Maurice 1,310
129 Dean 1,310
130 Willard 1,283
131 Claude 1,252
132 Roosevelt 1,207
133 Marion 1,195
134 Manuel 1,189
135 Edgar 1,181
136 Jose 1,171
137 Leslie 1,168
138 Virgil 1,140
139 Everett 1,128
140 Max 1,125
141 Hugh 1,118
142 Oscar 1,110
143 Jessie 1,078
144 Dick 1,045
145 Ted 1,040
146 Billie 1,038
147 Wesley 1,029
148 Darrell 1,026
149 Neil 996
150 Homer 965
151 Jay 948
152 Sidney 948
153 Dan 938
154 Allan 936
155 Hubert 929
156 Freddie 925
157 Delbert 921
158 Lyle 916
159 Wilbur 896
160 Nicholas 888
161 Lowell 880
162 Luther 878
163 Ben 868
164 Morris 868
165 Horace 865
166 Earnest 858
167 Rudolph 847
168 Junior 821
169 Bennie 815
170 Willis 812
171 Tony 810
172 Guy 789
173 Rodney 782
174 Carroll 773
175 Otis 755
176 Lonnie 736
177 Clifton 733
178 Nathaniel 728
179 Steve 728
180 Mark 693
181 Karl 682
182 Marshall 674
183 Salvatore 672
184 Alton 669
185 Joel 666
186 Alexander 659
187 Archie 659
188 Clayton 655
189 Leland 645
190 Clinton 639
191 Juan 631
192 Orville 627
193 Wilbert 627
194 Rex 626
195 Bobbie 618
196 Doyle 611
197 Alex 605
198 Oliver 595
199 Benny 594
200 Wendell 593
201 Matthew 581
202 Ira 580
203 Mike 574
204 Merle 573
205 Nelson 572
206 Terry 572
207 Edmund 567
208 Carlos 563
209 Myron 561
210 Ramon 558
211 Julius 553
212 Loren 549
213 Jacob 539
214 Elbert 537
215 Gerard 536
216 Eldon 535
217 Ivan 534
218 Lynn 528
219 Malcolm 526
220 Angelo 520
221 Buddy 520
222 Dewey 520
223 Troy 518
224 Dwight 516
225 Fredrick 516
226 Jesus 514
227 Pete 514
228 Ronnie 513
229 Tommie 508
230 Danny 502
231 Nick 499
232 Sylvester 495
233 Conrad 493
234 Carlton 490
235 Barry 489
236 Perry 486
237 Isaac 479
238 Rufus 477
239 Teddy 476
240 Antonio 475
241 Ervin 467
242 Aaron 464
243 Grady 461
244 Forrest 454
245 Julian 454
246 Irvin 446
247 Sherman 442
248 Byron 442
249 Owen 440
250 Stuart 438

Historical Data for Baby Names

If you're interested to see how the trends and popularity of baby names have changed, you can use the links below to view the historical data by decade.

Most popular first names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Most popular boy names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Most popular girl names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Data Source(s)

All of the data on this page is sourced from the Social Security Administration (SSA) and excludes any names with fewer than 5 occurrences in any geographic area.

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