Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1934

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1934. 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 1934, 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 56,932
2 Betty 31,086
3 Barbara 29,237
4 Shirley 22,844
5 Dorothy 21,284
6 Patricia 20,845
7 Joan 19,465
8 Margaret 15,144
9 Helen 14,101
10 Nancy 13,519
11 Doris 11,627
12 Joyce 11,459
13 Ruth 10,565
14 Carol 10,275
15 Virginia 10,000
16 Jean 9,718
17 Marilyn 9,384
18 Elizabeth 9,346
19 Frances 9,205
20 Lois 8,386
21 Janet 8,068
22 Beverly 7,888
23 Donna 7,869
24 Norma 7,786
25 Alice 7,784
26 Dolores 7,688
27 Martha 7,602
28 Phyllis 7,179
29 Evelyn 6,982
30 Gloria 6,812
31 Anna 6,681
32 Ann 6,642
33 Carolyn 6,472
34 Marie 6,325
35 Mildred 6,180
36 Peggy 6,026
37 Rose 5,581
38 Annie 5,016
39 Ruby 4,976
40 Louise 4,973
41 Marjorie 4,972
42 Catherine 4,935
43 Geraldine 4,837
44 Eleanor 4,719
45 Joanne 4,543
46 June 4,386
47 Wanda 4,369
48 Jane 4,357
49 Irene 4,346
50 Joann 4,148
51 Delores 3,990
52 Lillian 3,973
53 Arlene 3,917
54 Elaine 3,901
55 Edna 3,808
56 Lorraine 3,774
57 Marlene 3,756
58 Bonnie 3,752
59 Patsy 3,749
60 Josephine 3,742
61 Florence 3,736
62 Sally 3,725
63 Rita 3,684
64 Juanita 3,662
65 Thelma 3,645
66 Gladys 3,611
67 Sarah 3,600
68 Janice 3,588
69 Audrey 3,581
70 Sylvia 3,476
71 Pauline 3,445
72 Charlotte 3,435
73 Wilma 3,311
74 Kathleen 3,279
75 Jo 3,257
76 Clara 3,221
77 Theresa 3,192
78 Ethel 3,179
79 Grace 3,087
80 Jacqueline 3,038
81 Edith 3,012
82 Bernice 2,979
83 Loretta 2,977
84 Lucille 2,946
85 Emma 2,941
86 Marion 2,884
87 Hazel 2,810
88 Anne 2,785
89 Carole 2,655
90 Darlene 2,605
91 Esther 2,579
92 Billie 2,558
93 Sandra 2,550
94 Judith 2,459
95 Ellen 2,455
96 Laura 2,437
97 Marian 2,426
98 Vivian 2,413
99 Beatrice 2,408
100 Eva 2,388
101 Katherine 2,388
102 Willie 2,388
103 Margie 2,373
104 Roberta 2,372
105 Julia 2,356
106 Jeanette 2,293
107 Elsie 2,270
108 Kathryn 2,258
109 Eileen 2,227
110 Bobbie 2,192
111 Rosemary 2,132
112 Bertha 2,081
113 Ella 2,070
114 Maxine 2,018
115 Maria 1,991
116 Lillie 1,977
117 Constance 1,976
118 Ida 1,972
119 Agnes 1,934
120 Sue 1,933
121 Christine 1,919
122 Georgia 1,918
123 Alma 1,902
124 Diane 1,872
125 Sara 1,844
126 Vera 1,837
127 Nellie 1,836
128 Bessie 1,831
129 Jessie 1,791
130 Anita 1,784
131 Jeanne 1,763
132 Mattie 1,707
133 Minnie 1,663
134 Lucy 1,647
135 Gertrude 1,582
136 Rosa 1,582
137 Yvonne 1,495
138 Susan 1,492
139 Leona 1,473
140 Geneva 1,471
141 Viola 1,437
142 Myrtle 1,435
143 Kay 1,430
144 Velma 1,426
145 Connie 1,424
146 Faye 1,420
147 Mae 1,384
148 Violet 1,370
149 Naomi 1,360
150 Sharon 1,355
151 Charlene 1,344
152 Joy 1,341
153 Suzanne 1,340
154 Pearl 1,338
155 Claire 1,309
156 Harriet 1,280
157 Marcia 1,267
158 Carrie 1,259
159 Dora 1,252
160 Rosie 1,238
161 Eunice 1,231
162 Pat 1,204
163 Rachel 1,181
164 Gail 1,177
165 Rebecca 1,161
166 Lula 1,125
167 Alberta 1,121
168 Cora 1,113
169 Stella 1,094
170 Lola 1,091
171 Maureen 1,085
172 Lena 1,077
173 Patty 1,072
174 Caroline 1,069
175 Emily 1,068
176 Hattie 1,067
177 Verna 1,040
178 Nina 1,027
179 Cynthia 1,021
180 Erma 1,007
181 Gwendolyn 1,002
182 Linda 1,000
183 Genevieve 969
184 Judy 960
185 Fannie 955
186 Jennie 944
187 Daisy 939
188 Marguerite 933
189 Johnnie 932
190 Beulah 931
191 Deloris 931
192 Hilda 929
193 Ramona 929
194 Glenda 921
195 Jeannette 919
196 Bettie 916
197 Flora 908
198 Rosalie 901
199 Opal 893
200 Nora 887
201 Rosemarie 885
202 Inez 881
203 Annette 872
204 Mamie 864
205 Diana 860
206 Jackie 859
207 Ernestine 854
208 Carmen 852
209 Mabel 851
210 Lila 844
211 Myrna 836
212 Irma 834
213 Ada 833
214 Dixie 832
215 Muriel 829
216 Iris 823
217 Laverne 820
218 Miriam 818
219 Marcella 800
220 Della 797
221 Madeline 794
222 Sheila 781
223 Melba 772
224 Janie 771
225 Eula 769
226 Imogene 768
227 Maryann 762
228 Paula 759
229 Mable 758
230 Susie 755
231 Bette 741
232 Bettye 740
233 Maggie 728
234 Blanche 722
235 Eloise 719
236 Colleen 711
237 Katie 710
238 Teresa 706
239 Regina 682
240 Priscilla 664
241 Jacquelyn 662
242 Nadine 658
243 Sadie 651
244 Freda 651
245 Reba 636
246 Mona 635
247 Fay 633
248 Lydia 632
249 Lorene 631
250 Angela 626

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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