Top 100 US Female names in 1939

The list of Most Popular female names in USA in 1939 with their respective percentage. Choose girl name from popular names trending in America in 1939. Also see our 1939 list of top boy names.
Rank Name Occ.
(%in 1939)
Change
1. Mary 54901 (4.841%) -
2. Barbara 37259 (3.286%) -
3. Patricia 29704 (2.619%) -
4. Betty 23639 (2.085%) -
5. Shirley 20447 (1.803%) -

6. Carol 20168 (1.778%) -
7. Nancy 19726 (1.740%) -
8. Judith 16626 (1.466%) +4
9. Dorothy 15170 (1.338%) -1
10. Margaret 14950 (1.318%) -1
11. Joan 14140 (1.247%) -1
12. Joyce 13393 (1.181%) -1
13. Sandra 11968 (1.055%) +1
14. Carolyn 11290 (0.996%) +1
15. Linda 10714 (0.945%) +16
16. Helen 10417 (0.919%) -3
17. Janet 10114 (0.892%) -1
18. Elizabeth 9705 (0.856%) -1
19. Marilyn 9539 (0.841%) -
20. Donna 9369 (0.826%) -
21. Virginia 9225 (0.813%) +1
22. Ruth 9059 (0.799%) -1
23. Sharon 9013 (0.795%) +7
24. Janice 8779 (0.774%) -
25. Beverly 8703 (0.767%) -7
26. Frances 8576 (0.756%) -3
27. Martha 8492 (0.749%) -1
28. Judy 8083 (0.713%) +13
29. Doris 7683 (0.678%) -4
30. Phyllis 7591 (0.669%) -2
31. Alice 7369 (0.650%) -2
32. Jean 7288 (0.643%) -5
33. Ann 6549 (0.578%) -1
34. Peggy 6047 (0.533%) +1
35. Lois 6034 (0.532%) -2
36. Gloria 5938 (0.524%) -
37. Marie 5890 (0.519%) -
38. Norma 5826 (0.514%) -4
39. Karen 5543 (0.489%) +11
40. Evelyn 5327 (0.470%) -2
41. Geraldine 5158 (0.455%) +4
42. Rose 5040 (0.444%) -3
43. Anna 4931 (0.435%) -3
44. Susan 4886 (0.431%) +27
45. Elaine 4785 (0.422%) -3
46. Jane 4770 (0.421%) -2
47. Carole 4679 (0.413%) -1
48. Kathleen 4656 (0.411%) +9
49. Catherine 4576 (0.404%) -1
50. Wanda 4559 (0.402%) -1
51. Diane 4339 (0.383%) +12
52. Sally 4243 (0.374%) +2
53. Joanne 4223 (0.372%) +3
54. Annie 4150 (0.366%) -7
55. Mildred 4137 (0.365%) -3
56. Patsy 4110 (0.362%) -1

57. Joann 3993 (0.352%) +10
58. Dolores 3979 (0.351%) -15
59. Louise 3958 (0.349%) -1
60. Marjorie 3907 (0.345%) -7
61. Bonnie 3889 (0.343%) +3
62. Sylvia 3871 (0.341%) -7
63. Eleanor 3810 (0.336%) -4
64. Marlene 3774 (0.333%) -13
65. Loretta 3771 (0.333%) -4
66. Charlotte 3740 (0.330%) +3
67. Ruby 3712 (0.327%) -7
68. Sarah 3670 (0.324%) -2
69. Arlene 3576 (0.315%) -7
70. Jo 3524 (0.311%) +7
71. Roberta 3411 (0.301%) +1
72. Jacqueline 3389 (0.299%) -4
73. Gail 3353 (0.296%) +3
74. Irene 3329 (0.294%) -4
75. Darlene 3287 (0.290%) -1
76. Kay 3259 (0.287%) +4
77. Juanita 3214 (0.283%) +2
78. Rita 3188 (0.281%) -5
79. Delores 3020 (0.266%) -4
80. Ellen 3007 (0.265%) +8
81. Edna 2903 (0.256%) -
82. Jeanette 2892 (0.255%) +7
83. June 2863 (0.252%) -5
84. Josephine 2838 (0.250%) -2
85. Anne 2768 (0.244%) -2
86. Brenda 2756 (0.243%) +148
87. Wilma 2699 (0.238%) -3
88. Thelma 2696 (0.238%) -3
89. Emma 2686 (0.237%) +5
90. Yvonne 2647 (0.233%) +8

91. Julia 2637 (0.233%) +12
92. Sue 2621 (0.231%) +8
93. Theresa 2612 (0.230%) -3
94. Rosemary 2611 (0.230%) -1
95. Florence 2594 (0.229%) -7
96. Lorraine 2592 (0.229%) -5
97. Anita 2588 (0.228%) -1
98. Audrey 2567 (0.226%) -12
99. Lillian 2554 (0.225%) -12
100. Ethel 2494 (0.220%) -8
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