Most Popular Baby Boy Names in 1935

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names were for the year 1935. 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 1935, 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 56,522
2 James 55,002
3 John 47,499
4 William 40,200
5 Richard 33,947
6 Charles 29,985
7 Donald 29,668
8 George 18,565
9 Thomas 17,683
10 Joseph 17,180
11 David 15,662
12 Ronald 15,490
13 Edward 13,843
14 Paul 12,561
15 Kenneth 12,066
16 Frank 10,420
17 Raymond 9,562
18 Jack 9,437
19 Billy 9,241
20 Harold 9,167
21 Gerald 8,458
22 Jerry 8,452
23 Walter 7,815
24 Bobby 7,725
25 Joe 7,553
26 Eugene 6,857
27 Henry 6,856
28 Carl 6,694
29 Arthur 6,548
30 Willie 6,329
31 Albert 6,095
32 Ralph 6,089
33 Larry 5,975
34 Fred 5,494
35 Lawrence 5,349
36 Roger 5,151
37 Harry 5,055
38 Norman 5,042
39 Howard 4,969
40 Roy 4,939
41 Michael 4,906
42 Louis 4,618
43 Daniel 4,590
44 Gary 4,491
45 Marvin 4,276
46 Earl 4,222
47 Jimmy 4,174
48 Clarence 4,080
49 Wayne 4,056
50 Leroy 3,919
51 Don 3,915
52 Anthony 3,908
53 Francis 3,896
54 Leonard 3,804
55 Ernest 3,698
56 Stanley 3,697
57 Melvin 3,599
58 Herbert 3,438
59 Peter 3,422
60 Bill 3,282
61 Dale 3,272
62 Samuel 3,149
63 Alfred 3,124
64 Ray 3,069
65 Philip 3,064
66 Gene 2,938
67 Bernard 2,933
68 Russell 2,832
69 Jimmie 2,829
70 Gordon 2,614
71 Franklin 2,610
72 Dennis 2,596
73 Frederick 2,583
74 Johnny 2,532
75 Douglas 2,529
76 Floyd 2,506
77 Bruce 2,448
78 Glenn 2,437
79 Theodore 2,433
80 Lee 2,426
81 Bob 2,388
82 Clyde 2,354
83 Allen 2,312
84 Lloyd 2,297
85 Andrew 2,292
86 Leon 2,283
87 Eddie 2,281
88 Clifford 2,265
89 Edwin 2,259
90 Jim 2,244
91 Alvin 2,166
92 Leo 2,145
93 Martin 2,116
94 Vernon 2,111
95 Tommy 2,030
96 Jerome 2,010
97 Warren 1,994
98 Lewis 1,970
99 Harvey 1,958
100 Charlie 1,925
101 Herman 1,920
102 Jackie 1,901
103 Arnold 1,882
104 Jesse 1,865
105 Duane 1,830
106 Vincent 1,795
107 Phillip 1,782
108 Curtis 1,752
109 Cecil 1,727
110 Tom 1,724
111 Gilbert 1,684
112 Patrick 1,666
113 Stephen 1,650
114 Lester 1,626
115 Elmer 1,592
116 Victor 1,542
117 Milton 1,531
118 Johnnie 1,511
119 Roland 1,486
120 Dean 1,435
121 Chester 1,432
122 Alan 1,426
123 Benjamin 1,409
124 Glen 1,394
125 Keith 1,368
126 Sam 1,364
127 Calvin 1,321
128 Max 1,283
129 Claude 1,263
130 Maurice 1,233
131 Leslie 1,222
132 Willard 1,214
133 Wallace 1,200
134 Marion 1,181
135 Jose 1,168
136 Darrell 1,152
137 Manuel 1,148
138 Edgar 1,144
139 Hugh 1,142
140 Jessie 1,104
141 Virgil 1,104
142 Dick 1,093
143 Oscar 1,091
144 Ted 1,085
145 Freddie 1,082
146 Everett 1,071
147 Jay 1,067
148 Wesley 1,040
149 Rodney 1,027
150 Allan 1,015
151 Dan 1,015
152 Lowell 994
153 Sidney 973
154 Terry 961
155 Bennie 935
156 Lyle 934
157 Joel 919
158 Nicholas 912
159 Morris 908
160 Hubert 905
161 Ben 891
162 Tony 883
163 Earnest 881
164 Ronnie 864
165 Delbert 861
166 Wilbur 860
167 Neil 858
168 Billie 845
169 Luther 832
170 Homer 821
171 Karl 811
172 Carroll 809
173 Horace 788
174 Mark 788
175 Willis 788
176 Steve 773
177 Guy 768
178 Roosevelt 759
179 Lonnie 758
180 Nathaniel 747
181 Rudolph 745
182 Barry 729
183 Mike 728
184 Otis 728
185 Clinton 718
186 Alexander 702
187 Clayton 700
188 Alton 698
189 Archie 680
190 Benny 678
191 Junior 677
192 Danny 669
193 Marshall 661
194 Wendell 655
195 Matthew 654
196 Clifton 649
197 Rex 647
198 Oliver 646
199 Doyle 629
200 Juan 628
201 Leland 623
202 Buddy 604
203 Salvatore 596
204 Pete 588
205 Ivan 587
206 Myron 584
207 Alex 581
208 Orville 581
209 Nelson 578
210 Loren 573
211 Bobbie 570
212 Edmund 565
213 Julius 560
214 Carlos 558
215 Lynn 555
216 Ira 550
217 Troy 547
218 Elbert 546
219 Fredrick 546
220 Ramon 546
221 Malcolm 545
222 Wilbert 542
223 Jon 537
224 Sylvester 529
225 Gerard 525
226 Merle 521
227 Perry 516
228 Eldon 514
229 Sherman 511
230 Dewey 503
231 Antonio 502
232 Tommie 502
233 Jesus 500
234 Ervin 497
235 Julian 497
236 Stuart 495
237 Huey 494
238 Angelo 492
239 Carlton 490
240 Ruben 489
241 Isaac 476
242 Jacob 476
243 Dwight 475
244 Irvin 475
245 Grady 475
246 Bert 470
247 Dave 469
248 Nathan 468
249 Sheldon 466
250 Aaron 460

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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