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Top 100 US Female names in 1938

The list of Most Popular female names in USA in 1938 with their respective percentage. Choose girl name from popular names trending in America in 1938. Also see our 1938 list of top boy names.
Rank Name Occ.
(%in 1938)
Change
1. Mary 56215 (4.925%) -
2. Barbara 39273 (3.441%) -
3. Patricia 27555 (2.414%) -
4. Betty 25502 (2.234%) +1
5. Shirley 23770 (2.083%) -1

6. Carol 19423 (1.702%) -
7. Nancy 18947 (1.660%) -
8. Dorothy 16348 (1.432%) -
9. Margaret 15329 (1.343%) +1
10. Joan 14301 (1.253%) -1
11. Joyce 12693 (1.112%) -
12. Judith 10874 (0.953%) +22
13. Helen 10833 (0.949%) -1
14. Sandra 10803 (0.947%) +12
15. Carolyn 10585 (0.927%) +5
16. Janet 9868 (0.865%) +2
17. Elizabeth 9801 (0.859%) -
18. Beverly 9770 (0.856%) -4
19. Marilyn 9745 (0.854%) -6
20. Donna 9696 (0.850%) +1
21. Ruth 9300 (0.815%) -6
22. Virginia 9268 (0.812%) -6
23. Frances 8921 (0.782%) -4
24. Janice 8711 (0.763%) +1
25. Doris 8604 (0.754%) -3
26. Martha 8581 (0.752%) -2
27. Jean 7763 (0.680%) -4
28. Phyllis 7645 (0.670%) -1
29. Alice 7488 (0.656%) -1
30. Sharon 7244 (0.635%) +10
31. Linda 7047 (0.617%) +16
32. Ann 6990 (0.612%) -2
33. Lois 6504 (0.570%) -4
34. Norma 6368 (0.558%) -1
35. Peggy 6342 (0.556%) -4
36. Gloria 6300 (0.552%) -4
37. Marie 5961 (0.522%) -2
38. Evelyn 5689 (0.498%) -2
39. Rose 5289 (0.463%) -1
40. Anna 5139 (0.450%) -2
41. Judy 4993 (0.437%) +48
42. Elaine 4835 (0.424%) +2
43. Dolores 4807 (0.421%) -6
44. Jane 4787 (0.419%) -3
45. Geraldine 4653 (0.408%) -2
46. Carole 4615 (0.404%) +9
47. Annie 4562 (0.400%) -2
48. Catherine 4525 (0.396%) -2
49. Wanda 4512 (0.395%) +5
50. Karen 4508 (0.395%) +61
51. Marlene 4473 (0.392%) -12
52. Mildred 4441 (0.389%) -10
53. Marjorie 4317 (0.378%) +3
54. Sally 4276 (0.375%) +4
55. Patsy 4256 (0.373%) -2
55. Sylvia 4256 (0.373%) -6
56. Joanne 4250 (0.372%) -6

57. Kathleen 4229 (0.371%) +3
58. Louise 4066 (0.356%) -10
59. Eleanor 4049 (0.355%) -7
60. Ruby 3941 (0.345%) -9
61. Loretta 3910 (0.343%) +1
62. Arlene 3891 (0.341%) -3
63. Diane 3828 (0.335%) +12
64. Bonnie 3773 (0.331%) -1
65. Rosalie 3759 (0.329%) +110
66. Sarah 3748 (0.328%) -2
67. Joann 3708 (0.325%) -10
68. Jacqueline 3633 (0.318%) +1
69. Charlotte 3624 (0.318%) -3
70. Irene 3557 (0.312%) -9
71. Susan 3554 (0.311%) +24
72. Roberta 3546 (0.311%) -7
73. Rita 3357 (0.294%) -5
74. Darlene 3319 (0.291%) -3
75. Delores 3318 (0.291%) -8
76. Gail 3216 (0.282%) +21
77. Jo 3172 (0.278%) -5
78. June 3142 (0.275%) -8
79. Juanita 3129 (0.274%) -5
80. Kay 3114 (0.273%) -2
81. Edna 3083 (0.270%) -8
82. Josephine 2979 (0.261%) -1
83. Anne 2886 (0.253%) +7
84. Wilma 2871 (0.252%) -5
85. Thelma 2864 (0.251%) -8
86. Audrey 2845 (0.249%) -2
87. Lillian 2824 (0.247%) -4
88. Ellen 2804 (0.246%) +12
88. Florence 2804 (0.246%) -8
89. Jeanette 2803 (0.246%) -
90. Theresa 2763 (0.242%) +3

91. Lorraine 2741 (0.240%) -9
92. Ethel 2726 (0.239%) -5
93. Rosemary 2681 (0.235%) +15
94. Emma 2667 (0.234%) -6
95. Clara 2664 (0.233%) +3
95. Pauline 2664 (0.233%) -9
96. Anita 2638 (0.231%) -5
97. Grace 2609 (0.229%) -5
98. Yvonne 2607 (0.228%) -22
99. Edith 2599 (0.228%) -5
100. Gladys 2590 (0.227%) -15
Popular US Girl Names in 1939 Popular Girl Names in 1937 in US
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