Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1935

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl 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 girl 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 Mary 55,072
2 Shirley 42,356
3 Barbara 30,697
4 Betty 28,676
5 Patricia 22,877
6 Dorothy 19,404
7 Joan 18,224
8 Margaret 14,725
9 Nancy 14,544
10 Helen 12,784
11 Carol 11,731
12 Joyce 11,367
13 Doris 10,604
14 Marilyn 10,416
15 Ruth 9,989
16 Virginia 9,865
17 Elizabeth 9,075
18 Jean 8,851
19 Frances 8,769
20 Beverly 7,994
21 Lois 7,989
22 Janet 7,855
23 Donna 7,791
24 Martha 7,621
25 Alice 7,442
26 Dolores 7,376
27 Phyllis 7,368
28 Carolyn 6,967
29 Norma 6,869
30 Ann 6,705
31 Evelyn 6,561
32 Gloria 6,348
33 Marie 6,294
34 Anna 6,162
35 Mildred 5,546
36 Peggy 5,267
37 Rose 5,232
38 Annie 4,852
39 Marlene 4,829
40 Geraldine 4,819
41 Ruby 4,764
42 Catherine 4,699
43 Jane 4,645
44 Louise 4,565
45 Joanne 4,564
46 Marjorie 4,481
47 Janice 4,442
48 Eleanor 4,166
49 Wanda 4,103
50 Sandra 4,089
51 Elaine 4,080
52 Irene 3,940
53 Joann 3,913
54 Judith 3,873
55 June 3,839
56 Patsy 3,798
57 Delores 3,793
58 Sally 3,710
59 Arlene 3,684
60 Sylvia 3,620
61 Sarah 3,616
62 Bonnie 3,611
63 Rita 3,578
64 Audrey 3,514
65 Charlotte 3,470
66 Lillian 3,422
67 Edna 3,419
68 Lorraine 3,403
69 Loretta 3,368
70 Wilma 3,361
71 Kathleen 3,352
72 Juanita 3,344
73 Jo 3,296
74 Florence 3,274
75 Josephine 3,261
76 Thelma 3,190
77 Roberta 3,180
78 Gladys 3,148
79 Jacqueline 3,115
80 Pauline 3,077
81 Clara 3,068
82 Ethel 3,004
83 Grace 2,996
84 Anne 2,893
85 Lucille 2,887
86 Theresa 2,863
87 Edith 2,830
88 Marion 2,814
89 Emma 2,801
90 Bernice 2,775
91 Darlene 2,702
92 Hazel 2,694
93 Carole 2,680
94 Esther 2,544
95 Ellen 2,434
96 Sharon 2,427
97 Rosemary 2,394
98 Yvonne 2,387
99 Willie 2,372
100 Margie 2,368
101 Laura 2,358
102 Julia 2,341
103 Katherine 2,338
104 Jeanette 2,289
105 Marian 2,265
106 Billie 2,247
107 Beatrice 2,241
108 Eileen 2,199
109 Diane 2,197
110 Eva 2,168
111 Kathryn 2,127
112 Vivian 2,125
113 Elsie 2,075
114 Bertha 2,070
115 Sue 2,024
116 Bobbie 2,003
117 Maria 1,994
118 Lillie 1,953
119 Anita 1,932
120 Maxine 1,925
121 Ida 1,923
122 Ella 1,900
123 Georgia 1,871
124 Vera 1,813
125 Constance 1,804
126 Gail 1,800
127 Susan 1,800
128 Sara 1,773
129 Bessie 1,756
130 Christine 1,743
131 Nellie 1,739
132 Alma 1,678
133 Jeanne 1,662
134 Kay 1,648
135 Jessie 1,619
136 Mattie 1,605
137 Rosa 1,598
138 Agnes 1,589
139 Minnie 1,581
140 Connie 1,536
141 Lucy 1,510
142 Annette 1,475
143 Judy 1,474
144 Naomi 1,434
145 Gertrude 1,425
146 Charlene 1,395
147 Velma 1,352
148 Joy 1,349
149 Marcia 1,339
150 Sheila 1,326
151 Viola 1,326
152 Pat 1,325
153 Myrtle 1,313
154 Suzanne 1,310
155 Geneva 1,307
156 Leona 1,307
157 Harriet 1,294
158 Carrie 1,278
159 Violet 1,274
160 Mae 1,267
161 Faye 1,257
162 Maureen 1,231
163 Rebecca 1,208
164 Rachel 1,199
165 Linda 1,197
166 Rosie 1,191
167 Pearl 1,187
168 Dora 1,169
169 Glenda 1,144
170 Eunice 1,129
171 Claire 1,124
172 Karen 1,097
173 Emily 1,094
174 Lula 1,086
175 Cora 1,071
176 Myrna 1,059
177 Alberta 1,054
178 Caroline 1,048
179 Cynthia 990
180 Gwendolyn 984
181 Verna 979
182 Hattie 976
183 Lena 966
184 Nina 966
185 Lola 950
186 Jeannette 949
187 Stella 945
188 Dixie 930
189 Erma 929
190 Patty 916
191 Rosemarie 912
192 Nora 910
193 Johnnie 904
194 Daisy 903
195 Genevieve 893
196 Ernestine 892
197 Ramona 885
198 Fannie 869
199 Hilda 867
200 Deloris 860
201 Jennie 846
202 Beulah 845
203 Flora 841
204 Irma 838
205 Bettie 831
206 Carmen 830
207 Marguerite 829
208 Mabel 826
209 Iris 817
210 Maryann 809
211 Jackie 805
212 Diana 804
213 Inez 804
214 Ada 799
215 Muriel 797
216 Miriam 792
217 Laverne 785
218 Rosalie 778
219 Opal 776
220 Della 775
221 Paula 774
222 Priscilla 774
223 Mamie 773
224 Susie 766
225 Melba 758
226 Lila 753
227 Janie 743
228 Marcella 737
229 Katie 731
230 Eloise 729
231 Blanche 726
232 Mable 724
233 Claudia 719
234 Teresa 715
235 Madeline 714
236 Eula 710
237 Gayle 705
238 Claudette 703
239 Bettye 701
240 Maggie 686
241 Jacquelyn 679
242 Colleen 672
243 Mona 669
244 Lydia 669
245 Bette 658
246 Nadine 641
247 Regina 641
248 Marianne 632
249 Antoinette 627
250 Sadie 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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