Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1927

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1927. 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 girl names in 1927, 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 Mary 70,640
2 Dorothy 35,989
3 Betty 35,425
4 Helen 25,321
5 Margaret 21,963
6 Ruth 19,417
7 Doris 16,508
8 Virginia 15,727
9 Shirley 13,315
10 Barbara 13,160
11 Mildred 13,055
12 Frances 12,988
13 Elizabeth 12,526
14 Jean 12,511
15 Evelyn 11,496
16 Anna 11,216
17 Alice 10,681
18 Patricia 10,553
19 Lois 10,505
20 Marie 10,314
21 Irene 8,607
22 Gloria 8,535
23 Rose 8,498
24 Martha 8,305
25 Marjorie 8,116
26 Norma 7,996
27 Louise 7,704
28 Florence 7,645
29 Phyllis 7,424
30 Ruby 7,264
31 Catherine 7,256
32 Lillian 7,181
33 Eleanor 6,962
34 Dolores 6,769
35 Joyce 6,685
36 Annie 6,561
37 Gladys 6,416
38 Thelma 6,304
39 Josephine 6,109
40 Edna 6,086
41 Joan 6,032
42 Pauline 6,011
43 June 5,737
44 Lorraine 5,728
45 Lucille 5,633
46 Marilyn 5,554
47 Ethel 5,485
48 Edith 5,402
49 Bernice 5,306
50 Grace 5,303
51 Marion 5,211
52 Theresa 5,128
53 Hazel 5,096
54 Rita 5,084
55 Juanita 5,073
56 Nancy 5,022
57 Beverly 4,932
58 Geraldine 4,930
59 Ann 4,782
60 Jane 4,696
61 Sarah 4,556
62 Audrey 4,375
63 Clara 4,366
64 Esther 4,328
65 Emma 4,326
66 Wanda 4,302
67 Beatrice 4,240
68 Wilma 4,152
69 Elaine 4,109
70 Donna 3,992
71 Willie 3,884
72 Elsie 3,806
73 Katherine 3,723
74 Marian 3,721
75 Charlotte 3,677
76 Julia 3,586
77 Vivian 3,509
78 Gertrude 3,508
79 Eva 3,408
80 Bertha 3,380
81 Laura 3,339
82 Agnes 3,338
83 Kathleen 3,265
84 Ida 3,205
85 Jeanne 3,158
86 Rosemary 3,153
87 Maxine 3,093
88 Bessie 2,975
89 Vera 2,942
90 Kathryn 2,933
91 Anne 2,929
92 Eileen 2,929
93 Ellen 2,866
94 Lillie 2,862
95 Jessie 2,858
96 Peggy 2,857
97 Alma 2,847
98 Ella 2,843
99 Carolyn 2,804
100 Bonnie 2,796
101 Viola 2,769
102 Pearl 2,718
103 Violet 2,694
104 Margie 2,681
105 Nellie 2,678
106 Carol 2,644
107 Maria 2,592
108 Arlene 2,563
109 Billie 2,551
110 Myrtle 2,549
111 Janet 2,544
112 Lucy 2,542
113 Mattie 2,499
114 Minnie 2,469
115 Jacqueline 2,447
116 Sylvia 2,347
117 Christine 2,346
118 Velma 2,284
119 Geneva 2,263
120 Georgia 2,254
121 Leona 2,242
122 Roberta 2,232
123 Stella 2,111
124 Rosa 2,109
125 Mae 2,073
126 Genevieve 2,032
127 Loretta 2,018
128 Delores 2,015
129 Sara 1,994
130 Lena 1,985
131 Jeanette 1,970
132 Harriet 1,965
133 Mabel 1,954
134 Eunice 1,947
135 Jennie 1,851
136 Claire 1,836
137 Naomi 1,825
138 Muriel 1,808
139 Dora 1,789
140 Carrie 1,788
141 Opal 1,738
142 Alberta 1,707
143 Marguerite 1,696
144 Hilda 1,669
145 Beulah 1,657
146 Emily 1,656
147 Sally 1,630
148 Anita 1,629
149 Inez 1,591
150 Lula 1,586
151 Blanche 1,568
152 Rosie 1,561
153 Verna 1,535
154 Lola 1,532
155 Constance 1,521
156 Hattie 1,508
157 Imogene 1,494
158 Cora 1,492
159 Janice 1,468
160 Fannie 1,447
161 Erma 1,378
162 Miriam 1,377
163 Madeline 1,374
164 Mamie 1,354
165 Ada 1,346
166 Laverne 1,333
167 Flora 1,302
168 Patsy 1,302
169 Rachel 1,286
170 Rebecca 1,260
171 Mable 1,250
172 Daisy 1,242
173 Estelle 1,239
174 Teresa 1,211
175 Bette 1,189
176 Eula 1,188
177 Rosalie 1,176
178 Irma 1,169
179 Caroline 1,167
180 Eloise 1,162
181 Joanne 1,158
182 Marcella 1,154
183 Joy 1,127
184 Susie 1,112
185 Darlene 1,109
186 Olga 1,102
187 Faye 1,093
188 Maggie 1,089
189 Nora 1,078
190 Bettie 1,072
191 Johnnie 1,066
192 Colleen 1,062
193 Lila 1,060
194 Bobbie 1,058
195 Nina 1,057
196 Antoinette 1,033
197 Ernestine 1,025
198 Iris 1,021
199 Carmen 1,019
200 Yvonne 1,017
201 Winifred 1,014
202 Lorene 994
203 Jo 974
204 Gwendolyn 959
205 Regina 959
206 Victoria 959
207 Della 946
208 Sadie 946
209 Jeannette 910
210 Angelina 899
211 Henrietta 898
212 Priscilla 898
213 Melba 892
214 Katie 885
215 Sophie 883
216 Olive 879
217 Lydia 876
218 Susan 868
219 Fern 845
220 Therese 841
221 Charlene 833
222 Freda 819
223 Adeline 806
224 Rosemarie 796
225 Ora 791
226 Joann 784
227 Essie 783
228 Annette 782
229 Ollie 780
230 Nadine 779
231 Veronica 777
232 Jewel 775
233 Nettie 772
234 Lottie 769
235 Amelia 754
236 May 744
237 Connie 740
238 Jewell 735
239 Isabel 730
240 Janie 729
241 Reba 726
242 Luella 723
243 Lucile 716
244 Adele 714
245 Dorothea 707
246 Addie 703
247 Iva 700
248 Dorthy 695
249 Angeline 689
250 Lela 682

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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