Top 100 US Male names in 1940

The list of Most Popular male names in USA in 1940 with their respective percentage. Choose boy name from popular names trending in America in 1940. Also see our 1940 list of top girl names.
Rank Name Occ.
(%in 1940)
Change
1. James 62473 (5.289%) +1
2. Robert 61194 (5.181%) -1
3. John 54766 (4.636%) -
4. William 44775 (3.791%) -
5. Richard 37418 (3.168%) -

6. Charles 31679 (2.682%) -
7. David 27685 (2.344%) -
8. Thomas 23985 (2.031%) +1
9. Donald 23106 (1.956%) -1
10. Ronald 20730 (1.755%) -
11. George 18307 (1.550%) -
12. Joseph 18204 (1.541%) -
13. Larry 17201 (1.456%) +1
14. Jerry 15200 (1.287%) +2
15. Kenneth 15133 (1.281%) -2
16. Edward 14400 (1.219%) -1
17. Paul 14104 (1.194%) -
18. Michael 13231 (1.120%) -
19. Gary 12568 (1.064%) +2
20. Frank 10596 (0.897%) -
21. Gerald 10240 (0.867%) -2
22. Raymond 9567 (0.810%) -
23. Harold 8074 (0.684%) -
24. Dennis 7845 (0.664%) +10
25. Walter 7722 (0.654%) -
26. Roger 7599 (0.643%) +2
27. Billy 7593 (0.643%) -3
28. Joe 7221 (0.611%) -1
29. Jack 7046 (0.597%) -3
30. Bobby 6881 (0.583%) -1
31. Henry 6818 (0.577%) -
32. Carl 6754 (0.572%) -2
33. Arthur 6508 (0.551%) -1
34. Daniel 6220 (0.527%) +4
35. Lawrence 6172 (0.523%) +1
36. Willie 6170 (0.522%) -3
37. Ralph 5834 (0.494%) -2
38. Eugene 5798 (0.491%) -1
39. Wayne 5726 (0.485%) -
40. Fred 5585 (0.473%) -
41. Albert 5569 (0.471%) -
42. Roy 5563 (0.471%) -
43. Peter 5049 (0.427%) +3
44. Jimmy 4964 (0.420%) -1
45. Howard 4825 (0.408%) +3
46. Anthony 4768 (0.404%) +1
47. Harry 4677 (0.396%) -2
48. Norman 4577 (0.387%) -4
49. Stephen 4423 (0.374%) +16
50. Louis 4324 (0.366%) -1
51. Johnny 3996 (0.338%) +11
52. Earl 3942 (0.334%) -2
53. Melvin 3933 (0.333%) -2
54. Leonard 3815 (0.323%) -
55. Bruce 3789 (0.321%) +9
56. Douglas 3731 (0.316%) +2

57. Dale 3698 (0.313%) +2
58. Ernest 3696 (0.313%) -3
59. Stanley 3692 (0.313%) -2
60. Philip 3676 (0.311%) +6
61. Francis 3606 (0.305%) -8
62. Don 3543 (0.300%) -6
63. Marvin 3499 (0.296%) -11
64. Clarence 3484 (0.295%) -4
65. Samuel 3361 (0.285%) -2
66. Leroy 3310 (0.280%) -5
67. Bill 3268 (0.277%) -
68. Frederick 3092 (0.262%) +3
69. Alfred 3063 (0.259%) +1
70. Gene 3060 (0.259%) -1
71. Allen 3031 (0.257%) +1
72. Russell 3011 (0.255%) +1
73. Terry 2981 (0.252%) +10
74. Patrick 2883 (0.244%) +5
75. Herbert 2873 (0.243%) -7
76. Tommy 2826 (0.239%) +1
77. Ray 2792 (0.236%) -3
78. Jim 2713 (0.230%) -3
79. Phillip 2625 (0.222%) +13
80. Lee 2624 (0.222%) -2
81. Eddie 2578 (0.218%) -
82. Bernard 2468 (0.209%) -6
83. Glenn 2465 (0.209%) +4
84. Andrew 2430 (0.206%) -
85. Martin 2423 (0.205%) +6
86. Jimmie 2406 (0.204%) -6
87. Franklin 2390 (0.202%) +19
88. Alan 2377 (0.201%) -3
89. Leon 2315 (0.196%) -3
90. Theodore 2306 (0.195%) -

91. Gordon 2293 (0.194%) -9
92. Tom 2287 (0.194%) +5
93. Jesse 2206 (0.187%) +6
94. Clifford 2184 (0.185%) -6
95. Jerome 2177 (0.184%) -2
96. Edwin 2115 (0.179%) -
97. Curtis 2102 (0.178%) +1
98. Harvey 2084 (0.176%) +4
99. Bob 2082 (0.176%) -10
100. Lloyd 2066 (0.175%) -5
Popular US Boy Names in 1941 Popular Male Names in 1939 in US
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