Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1932

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1932. 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 1932, 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 59,883
2 Betty 34,419
3 Barbara 26,315
4 Dorothy 24,975
5 Joan 21,044
6 Patricia 17,990
7 Margaret 16,553
8 Helen 16,375
9 Shirley 14,477
10 Doris 12,910
11 Ruth 12,253
12 Joyce 11,362
13 Nancy 10,946
14 Virginia 10,755
15 Jean 10,671
16 Marilyn 10,568
17 Elizabeth 9,997
18 Dolores 9,630
19 Frances 9,554
20 Lois 9,519
21 Alice 8,535
22 Norma 8,406
23 Evelyn 7,960
24 Anna 7,924
25 Gloria 7,812
26 Mildred 7,644
27 Martha 7,580
28 Beverly 7,526
29 Donna 7,361
30 Phyllis 7,310
31 Marie 6,912
32 Carol 6,569
33 Rose 6,474
34 Ann 6,194
35 Janet 5,786
36 Louise 5,642
37 Marjorie 5,608
38 Ruby 5,469
39 Catherine 5,448
40 Peggy 5,445
41 Annie 5,386
42 Geraldine 5,334
43 Irene 5,202
44 June 4,844
45 Eleanor 4,835
46 Carolyn 4,586
47 Florence 4,540
48 Lillian 4,352
49 Jane 4,348
50 Edna 4,279
51 Thelma 4,271
52 Wanda 4,261
53 Rita 4,256
54 Gladys 4,184
55 Lorraine 4,162
56 Delores 4,151
57 Josephine 4,094
58 Juanita 4,015
59 Pauline 3,901
60 Theresa 3,816
61 Audrey 3,735
62 Joanne 3,730
63 Lucille 3,650
64 Bonnie 3,620
65 Wilma 3,612
66 Ethel 3,606
67 Sarah 3,598
68 Elaine 3,575
69 Edith 3,570
70 Clara 3,563
71 Bernice 3,543
72 Grace 3,535
73 Marion 3,493
74 Charlotte 3,363
75 Hazel 3,340
76 Emma 3,330
77 Patsy 3,254
78 Marlene 3,219
79 Joann 3,115
80 Arlene 3,109
81 Anne 2,969
82 Esther 2,960
83 Kathleen 2,944
84 Sally 2,917
85 Jacqueline 2,874
86 Marian 2,837
87 Beatrice 2,787
88 Laura 2,748
89 Loretta 2,747
90 Willie 2,664
91 Vivian 2,662
92 Julia 2,658
93 Billie 2,635
94 Janice 2,628
95 Katherine 2,590
96 Sylvia 2,568
97 Elsie 2,553
98 Eva 2,522
99 Constance 2,492
100 Rosemary 2,483
101 Bertha 2,473
102 Margie 2,424
103 Jo 2,388
104 Ellen 2,369
105 Ida 2,316
106 Jeanette 2,290
107 Kathryn 2,262
108 Ella 2,256
109 Roberta 2,244
110 Maxine 2,223
111 Lillie 2,218
112 Jeanne 2,130
113 Bobbie 2,126
114 Eileen 2,121
115 Agnes 2,117
116 Anita 2,098
117 Bessie 2,095
118 Georgia 2,064
119 Alma 2,045
120 Maria 2,043
121 Vera 2,023
122 Darlene 2,019
123 Nellie 1,979
124 Gertrude 1,968
125 Mattie 1,917
126 Jessie 1,896
127 Christine 1,858
128 Lucy 1,829
129 Minnie 1,810
130 Sara 1,759
131 Rosa 1,756
132 Violet 1,692
133 Velma 1,689
134 Leona 1,670
135 Myrtle 1,669
136 Viola 1,668
137 Geneva 1,633
138 Pearl 1,618
139 Claire 1,507
140 Sue 1,506
141 Mae 1,456
142 Diane 1,439
143 Dora 1,434
144 Judith 1,433
145 Carrie 1,395
146 Eunice 1,376
147 Joy 1,361
148 Naomi 1,356
149 Harriet 1,350
150 Stella 1,341
151 Carole 1,316
152 Rosie 1,313
153 Connie 1,304
154 Alberta 1,286
155 Lena 1,254
156 Rachel 1,254
157 Lula 1,229
158 Susan 1,227
159 Faye 1,223
160 Yvonne 1,215
161 Lola 1,195
162 Rebecca 1,191
163 Jennie 1,190
164 Fannie 1,178
165 Verna 1,175
166 Erma 1,167
167 Genevieve 1,148
168 Emily 1,146
169 Cora 1,136
170 Charlene 1,122
171 Mabel 1,111
172 Hilda 1,105
173 Rosalie 1,104
174 Caroline 1,103
175 Jeannette 1,080
176 Daisy 1,079
177 Pat 1,061
178 Hattie 1,060
179 Opal 1,052
180 Ramona 1,048
181 Muriel 1,046
182 Marguerite 1,000
183 Bettie 999
184 Beulah 999
185 Inez 988
186 Ada 984
187 Nina 974
188 Mamie 971
189 Nora 970
190 Johnnie 964
191 Marcia 951
192 Blanche 950
193 Lila 949
194 Irma 946
195 Marcella 943
196 Imogene 941
197 Deloris 933
198 Gwendolyn 929
199 Laverne 927
200 Mable 909
201 Miriam 904
202 Madeline 900
203 Flora 891
204 Maureen 887
205 Carmen 886
206 Ernestine 876
207 Melba 873
208 Eloise 867
209 Rosemarie 866
210 Eula 858
211 Teresa 855
212 Iris 850
213 Della 843
214 Patty 839
215 Suzanne 828
216 Sandra 822
217 Susie 803
218 Antoinette 787
219 Linda 774
220 Bette 772
221 Lorene 761
222 Katie 754
223 Estelle 747
224 Maggie 733
225 Priscilla 728
226 Regina 714
227 Colleen 709
228 Sharon 708
229 Janie 704
230 Bettye 694
231 Nadine 691
232 Annette 682
233 Sadie 680
234 Essie 678
235 Jackie 671
236 Diana 661
237 Jacquelyn 660
238 Kay 658
239 Paula 658
240 Reba 657
241 Fay 656
242 Ina 654
243 Amelia 637
244 Cynthia 637
245 Maryann 636
246 Lydia 630
247 Dixie 629
248 Henrietta 626
249 Olga 613
250 Mona 613

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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