Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1929

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1929. 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 1929, 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 63,511
2 Betty 36,679
3 Dorothy 31,479
4 Helen 20,982
5 Margaret 19,207
6 Doris 16,497
7 Barbara 16,039
8 Ruth 16,023
9 Shirley 14,578
10 Patricia 13,624
11 Virginia 13,233
12 Jean 11,866
13 Joan 11,665
14 Dolores 11,506
15 Elizabeth 11,249
16 Frances 11,091
17 Lois 10,294
18 Mildred 10,254
19 Evelyn 9,884
20 Anna 9,750
21 Alice 9,480
22 Marie 9,158
23 Joyce 8,597
24 Phyllis 7,996
25 Norma 7,895
26 Rose 7,786
27 Martha 7,640
28 Gloria 7,539
29 Irene 7,040
30 Marjorie 6,986
31 Louise 6,902
32 Nancy 6,870
33 Marilyn 6,730
34 Catherine 6,277
35 Florence 6,212
36 Ruby 6,149
37 Annie 5,954
38 Eleanor 5,865
39 Beverly 5,863
40 Lillian 5,710
41 Thelma 5,476
42 Lorraine 5,353
43 Geraldine 5,334
44 Gladys 5,327
45 Josephine 5,298
46 Ann 5,172
47 Donna 5,141
48 June 5,095
49 Theresa 5,067
50 Pauline 5,026
51 Edna 4,931
52 Rita 4,766
53 Marion 4,633
54 Grace 4,569
55 Bernice 4,550
56 Ethel 4,518
57 Lucille 4,502
58 Audrey 4,460
59 Edith 4,456
60 Juanita 4,412
61 Wanda 4,397
62 Jane 4,353
63 Carol 4,279
64 Hazel 4,164
65 Clara 4,148
66 Wilma 4,007
67 Elaine 3,853
68 Sarah 3,815
69 Emma 3,803
70 Peggy 3,780
71 Esther 3,586
72 Beatrice 3,574
73 Charlotte 3,538
74 Delores 3,517
75 Marian 3,447
76 Willie 3,319
77 Carolyn 3,272
78 Elsie 3,231
79 Billie 3,191
80 Rosemary 3,107
81 Vivian 3,101
82 Janet 3,052
83 Eva 3,019
84 Katherine 3,016
85 Maxine 2,993
86 Bonnie 2,974
87 Jacqueline 2,970
88 Julia 2,950
89 Kathleen 2,941
90 Laura 2,935
91 Anne 2,881
92 Jeanne 2,818
93 Bertha 2,800
94 Agnes 2,770
95 Gertrude 2,725
96 Ida 2,673
97 Ellen 2,567
98 Eileen 2,558
99 Vera 2,549
100 Maria 2,535
101 Joanne 2,497
102 Ella 2,473
103 Lillie 2,440
104 Kathryn 2,434
105 Arlene 2,398
106 Alma 2,388
107 Bessie 2,380
108 Margie 2,337
109 Viola 2,289
110 Jessie 2,258
111 Violet 2,215
112 Sally 2,212
113 Nellie 2,198
114 Pearl 2,172
115 Lucy 2,128
116 Georgia 2,126
117 Myrtle 2,125
118 Patsy 2,042
119 Sylvia 2,038
120 Ramona 2,036
121 Mattie 2,028
122 Leona 2,021
123 Christine 2,014
124 Minnie 1,994
125 Anita 1,977
126 Roberta 1,971
127 Loretta 1,938
128 Velma 1,930
129 Rosa 1,887
130 Geneva 1,846
131 Jeanette 1,840
132 Mae 1,766
133 Sara 1,747
134 Claire 1,699
135 Harriet 1,697
136 Stella 1,691
137 Janice 1,690
138 Lena 1,625
139 Naomi 1,600
140 Jo 1,593
141 Dora 1,584
142 Genevieve 1,582
143 Alberta 1,569
144 Joann 1,551
145 Eunice 1,547
146 Bobbie 1,529
147 Mabel 1,516
148 Carrie 1,511
149 Muriel 1,463
150 Opal 1,452
151 Emily 1,445
152 Jennie 1,418
153 Cora 1,389
154 Rosie 1,366
155 Marguerite 1,361
156 Verna 1,341
157 Hilda 1,334
158 Lula 1,333
159 Constance 1,326
160 Darlene 1,301
161 Beulah 1,278
162 Blanche 1,275
163 Lola 1,268
164 Hattie 1,261
165 Inez 1,257
166 Erma 1,246
167 Rachel 1,214
168 Yvonne 1,211
169 Fannie 1,199
170 Laverne 1,194
171 Caroline 1,192
172 Jeannine 1,183
173 Madeline 1,181
174 Imogene 1,179
175 Rosalie 1,159
176 Mamie 1,150
177 Joy 1,137
178 Ada 1,129
179 Flora 1,124
180 Lila 1,108
181 Rebecca 1,086
182 Daisy 1,080
183 Faye 1,080
184 Irma 1,074
185 Miriam 1,074
186 Colleen 1,067
187 Carmen 1,065
188 Mable 1,059
189 Marcella 1,036
190 Bettie 1,029
191 Eula 1,027
192 Teresa 1,022
193 Nora 1,017
194 Eloise 1,013
195 Johnnie 989
196 Iris 980
197 Nina 968
198 Sue 944
199 Antoinette 937
200 Charlene 932
201 Jeannette 929
202 Susie 927
203 Rosemarie 925
204 Ernestine 913
205 Estelle 909
206 Olga 897
207 Gwendolyn 891
208 Regina 890
209 Bette 884
210 Susan 875
211 Della 866
212 Maggie 860
213 Lorene 853
214 Priscilla 842
215 Sadie 828
216 Victoria 825
217 Melba 818
218 Winifred 816
219 Diane 796
220 Angelina 780
221 Henrietta 762
222 Katie 759
223 Lydia 745
224 Annette 731
225 Janie 707
226 Bettye 700
227 Freda 696
228 Jewel 690
229 Amelia 687
230 Ollie 681
231 Fern 679
232 Ina 677
233 Angela 676
234 Lottie 674
235 Isabel 672
236 Deloris 670
237 Nettie 669
238 Essie 666
239 Connie 665
240 Therese 664
241 Judith 661
242 Luella 660
243 Nadine 659
244 Fay 654
245 Olive 651
246 Iva 648
247 Reba 642
248 Natalie 634
249 Ora 633
250 Sophie 632

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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