Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1958

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1958. 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 1958, 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 55,858
2 Susan 45,171
3 Linda 41,907
4 Karen 38,465
5 Patricia 37,947
6 Debra 35,519
7 Deborah 32,941
8 Cynthia 31,005
9 Barbara 27,877
10 Donna 26,953
11 Pamela 25,262
12 Nancy 24,816
13 Cheryl 24,114
14 Kathy 23,941
15 Sandra 21,831
16 Brenda 21,340
17 Sharon 21,111
18 Diane 20,819
19 Lisa 20,202
20 Carol 19,684
21 Kathleen 19,204
22 Elizabeth 18,532
23 Julie 18,211
24 Debbie 17,858
25 Cindy 16,587
26 Teresa 15,605
27 Denise 14,958
28 Janet 14,817
29 Laura 13,512
30 Lori 13,034
31 Margaret 12,312
32 Robin 11,542
33 Theresa 11,454
34 Cathy 10,935
35 Janice 10,883
36 Judy 10,836
37 Carolyn 10,807
38 Catherine 10,769
39 Kimberly 10,713
40 Kim 10,652
41 Rebecca 10,410
42 Peggy 10,069
43 Christine 10,055
44 Tammy 9,984
45 Diana 9,162
46 Joyce 9,031
47 Ann 8,851
48 Rhonda 8,345
49 Darlene 8,274
50 Connie 8,209
51 Terri 8,183
52 Shirley 8,098
53 Paula 8,027
54 Betty 7,707
55 Beverly 7,688
56 Michelle 7,457
57 Vicki 7,431
58 Kathryn 7,326
59 Sheila 7,287
60 Lynn 7,219
61 Jane 7,196
62 Judith 7,106
63 Bonnie 6,991
64 Valerie 6,918
65 Maria 6,897
66 Wanda 6,890
67 Sherry 6,801
68 Joan 6,782
69 Martha 6,750
70 Laurie 6,728
71 Tina 6,620
72 Gail 6,606
73 Jean 6,522
74 Katherine 6,434
75 Vickie 6,247
76 Annette 6,133
77 Gloria 6,131
78 Rose 6,051
79 Leslie 6,010
80 Joanne 5,925
81 Jennifer 5,879
82 Anita 5,774
83 Angela 5,762
84 Dawn 5,678
85 Virginia 5,665
86 Dorothy 5,539
87 Anne 5,453
88 Rita 5,336
89 Terry 5,327
90 Ruth 5,246
91 Jo 5,225
92 Michele 5,210
93 Ellen 5,159
94 Phyllis 5,078
95 Beth 4,978
96 Marilyn 4,944
97 Amy 4,820
98 Jill 4,807
99 Jacqueline 4,787
100 Helen 4,765
101 Elaine 4,743
102 Sue 4,672
103 Anna 4,660
104 Suzanne 4,633
105 Renee 4,496
106 Marie 4,486
107 Wendy 4,481
108 Kelly 4,473
109 Victoria 4,465
110 Maureen 4,459
111 Becky 4,363
112 Sally 4,303
113 Stephanie 4,252
114 Sylvia 4,158
115 Alice 4,124
116 Colleen 3,920
117 Sarah 3,909
118 Frances 3,845
119 Julia 3,834
120 Regina 3,825
121 Sheryl 3,789
122 Joann 3,696
123 Jeanne 3,609
124 Penny 3,557
125 Eileen 3,527
126 Carla 3,505
127 Tamara 3,409
128 Marcia 3,353
129 Yvonne 3,327
130 Melissa 3,325
131 Doris 3,315
132 Loretta 3,311
133 Roberta 3,299
134 Evelyn 3,274
135 Andrea 3,241
136 Lorraine 3,160
137 Patti 3,111
138 Charlene 3,067
139 Pam 3,065
140 Charlotte 3,016
141 Glenda 2,981
142 Melinda 2,934
143 Dianne 2,931
144 Belinda 2,821
145 Gina 2,816
146 Patty 2,787
147 Joy 2,760
148 Norma 2,740
149 Vanessa 2,739
150 Vicky 2,674
151 Gwendolyn 2,670
152 Jackie 2,659
153 Jan 2,629
154 Lois 2,622
155 Carrie 2,578
156 Sandy 2,567
157 Melanie 2,534
158 Marsha 2,500
159 Sherri 2,473
160 Monica 2,415
161 Doreen 2,396
162 Dana 2,388
163 Toni 2,386
164 Audrey 2,342
165 Christina 2,307
166 Yolanda 2,260
167 Debora 2,250
168 Holly 2,244
169 Kay 2,240
170 Jody 2,226
171 Rosemary 2,221
172 Vivian 2,205
173 Veronica 2,169
174 Juanita 2,163
175 Irene 2,148
176 Lynne 2,136
177 Carmen 2,124
178 Tracy 2,109
179 Jeanette 2,096
180 Shelia 2,090
181 Marianne 2,073
182 Louise 2,008
183 Constance 1,998
184 Sara 1,992
185 Marlene 1,965
186 Gayle 1,947
187 Heidi 1,945
188 Teri 1,883
189 Rosa 1,864
190 Tami 1,830
191 June 1,829
192 Arlene 1,778
193 Eva 1,764
194 Lynda 1,741
195 Melody 1,741
196 Annie 1,724
197 Shelley 1,721
198 Dianna 1,708
199 Grace 1,708
200 Lee 1,697
201 Rachel 1,661
202 Ruby 1,639
203 Sheri 1,601
204 Delores 1,595
205 Roxanne 1,587
206 Claudia 1,585
207 Lydia 1,577
208 Geraldine 1,563
209 Ramona 1,554
210 Dolores 1,525
211 Patrice 1,511
212 Carole 1,510
213 Bernadette 1,495
214 Karla 1,484
215 Patsy 1,451
216 Marjorie 1,441
217 Joni 1,422
218 Lillian 1,420
219 Priscilla 1,394
220 Shelly 1,379
221 Deanna 1,378
222 Susie 1,359
223 Darla 1,354
224 April 1,352
225 Lauren 1,346
226 Chris 1,343
227 Esther 1,342
228 Sherrie 1,339
229 Jayne 1,326
230 Edith 1,318
231 Mildred 1,313
232 Tammie 1,312
233 Jamie 1,311
234 Crystal 1,305
235 Margie 1,290
236 Betsy 1,288
237 Myra 1,286
238 Natalie 1,283
239 Josephine 1,275
240 Jodi 1,273
241 Lucy 1,253
242 Tanya 1,247
243 Maryann 1,233
244 Edna 1,226
245 Janis 1,225
246 Janie 1,215
247 Marla 1,210
248 Pauline 1,209
249 Cheri 1,203
250 Jenny 1,203

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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