Top 100 US Female names in 1956

The list of Most Popular female names in USA in 1956 with their respective percentage. Choose girl name from popular names trending in America in 1956. Also see our 1956 list of top boy names.
Rank Name Occ.
(%in 1956)
Change
1. Mary 61753 (2.999%) -
2. Debra 48298 (2.345%) +2
3. Linda 48067 (2.334%) -
4. Deborah 47829 (2.323%) -2
5. Susan 46558 (2.261%) -

6. Patricia 43332 (2.104%) -
7. Karen 40045 (1.945%) +1
8. Cynthia 32347 (1.571%) +3
9. Barbara 32303 (1.569%) -2
10. Donna 29844 (1.449%) -
11. Nancy 28783 (1.398%) -2
12. Pamela 26914 (1.307%) -
13. Sharon 26882 (1.305%) +2
14. Sandra 24285 (1.179%) -1
15. Diane 22513 (1.093%) -1
16. Carol 21406 (1.039%) -
17. Kathleen 21369 (1.038%) -
18. Cheryl 21280 (1.033%) +1
19. Brenda 19339 (0.939%) -1
20. Kathy 17171 (0.834%) +2
21. Janet 16765 (0.814%) -1
22. Elizabeth 16344 (0.794%) -1
23. Denise 14512 (0.705%) -
24. Teresa 14465 (0.702%) +2
25. Margaret 13916 (0.676%) -1
26. Janice 13015 (0.632%) -1
27. Rebecca 12173 (0.591%) -
28. Catherine 12067 (0.586%) -
29. Robin 11621 (0.564%) +4
30. Joyce 11091 (0.539%) -1
31. Lisa 11017 (0.535%) +17
32. Theresa 10839 (0.526%) +6
33. Carolyn 10636 (0.516%) -3
34. Laura 10572 (0.513%) +7
35. Judy 10191 (0.495%) -3
36. Cathy 10135 (0.492%) +8
37. Cindy 9987 (0.485%) +41
38. Kim 9891 (0.480%) +36
39. Debbie 9868 (0.479%) +23
40. Beverly 9453 (0.459%) -6
41. Shirley 9427 (0.458%) -4
42. Christine 9379 (0.455%) -2
43. Connie 9357 (0.454%) -8
44. Betty 9213 (0.447%) -8
45. Judith 9108 (0.442%) -14
46. Ann 8985 (0.436%) -3
47. Paula 8924 (0.433%) -8
48. Julie 8575 (0.416%) +18
49. Gail 8441 (0.410%) -7
50. Jane 8246 (0.400%) -
51. Bonnie 8132 (0.395%) -6
52. Joan 8078 (0.392%) -5
53. Gloria 7927 (0.385%) -7
54. Sherry 7894 (0.383%) +2
55. Sheila 7870 (0.382%) +2
56. Diana 7850 (0.381%) -1
57. Vicki 7762 (0.377%) -5
58. Lynn 7738 (0.376%) +3
59. Martha 7711 (0.374%) -6
60. Kathryn 7589 (0.369%) -2
61. Wanda 7554 (0.367%) -1
62. Rhonda 7526 (0.365%) +8
63. Peggy 7487 (0.364%) -12
64. Rose 7335 (0.356%) -10
65. Jean 7176 (0.348%) -6
66. Lori 7140 (0.347%) +22
67. Katherine 7080 (0.344%) -4
68. Vickie 6961 (0.338%) -1
69. Jo 6953 (0.338%) -12
70. Marilyn 6930 (0.337%) -21
71. Darlene 6916 (0.336%) +4
72. Dorothy 6862 (0.333%) -8
73. Maria 6735 (0.327%) -5
74. Kimberly 6733 (0.327%) +36
75. Virginia 6382 (0.310%) -10
76. Laurie 6201 (0.301%) +13
77. Ruth 6072 (0.295%) -8
78. Jacqueline 6070 (0.295%) -6
79. Rita 6052 (0.294%) -8
80. Valerie 5914 (0.287%) -1
81. Terri 5746 (0.279%) +3
82. Phyllis 5651 (0.274%) -9
83. Anita 5498 (0.267%) +10
84. Ellen 5435 (0.264%) -4
85. Victoria 5387 (0.262%) -4
86. Anne 5359 (0.260%) -3
87. Michelle 5327 (0.259%) +9
88. Tina 5325 (0.259%) +43
89. Elaine 5309 (0.258%) -13
90. Helen 5279 (0.256%) -13

91. Terry 5271 (0.256%) -9
92. Dawn 5127 (0.249%) +10
93. Angela 5031 (0.244%) +15
94. Suzanne 5024 (0.244%) -9
95. Wendy 4861 (0.236%) -5
96. Marie 4795 (0.233%) -5
97. Jennifer 4711 (0.229%) +6
98. Alice 4683 (0.227%) -12
99. Joanne 4672 (0.227%) -12
100. Michele 4614 (0.224%) -8
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