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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 56213 (4.925%) -
2. Barbara 39276 (3.441%) -
3. Patricia 27555 (2.414%) -
4. Betty 25501 (2.234%) +1
5. Shirley 23769 (2.083%) -1

6. Carol 19423 (1.702%) -
7. Nancy 18947 (1.660%) -
8. Dorothy 16349 (1.432%) -
9. Margaret 15330 (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 10806 (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 9695 (0.849%) +1
21. Ruth 9301 (0.815%) -6
22. Virginia 9268 (0.812%) -6
23. Frances 8924 (0.782%) -4
24. Janice 8712 (0.763%) +1
25. Doris 8605 (0.754%) -3
26. Martha 8580 (0.752%) -2
27. Jean 7761 (0.680%) -4
28. Phyllis 7645 (0.670%) -1
29. Alice 7488 (0.656%) -1
30. Sharon 7244 (0.635%) +11
31. Linda 7046 (0.617%) +17
32. Ann 6989 (0.612%) -2
33. Lois 6504 (0.570%) -4
34. Norma 6368 (0.558%) -1
35. Peggy 6341 (0.556%) -4
36. Gloria 6300 (0.552%) -4
37. Marie 5960 (0.522%) -2
38. Evelyn 5690 (0.499%) -2
39. Rose 5289 (0.463%) -
40. Anna 5140 (0.450%) -2
41. Judy 4993 (0.437%) +49
42. Elaine 4835 (0.424%) +3
43. Dolores 4807 (0.421%) -6
44. Jane 4787 (0.419%) -2
45. Geraldine 4653 (0.408%) -1
46. Carole 4615 (0.404%) +9
47. Annie 4563 (0.400%) -1
48. Catherine 4525 (0.396%) -1
49. Wanda 4512 (0.395%) +5
50. Karen 4508 (0.395%) +61
51. Marlene 4474 (0.392%) -11
52. Mildred 4440 (0.389%) -9
53. Marjorie 4317 (0.378%) +3
54. Sally 4276 (0.375%) +4
55. Patsy 4257 (0.373%) -2
56. Sylvia 4256 (0.373%) -7

57. Joanne 4250 (0.372%) -7
58. Kathleen 4229 (0.371%) +2
59. Louise 4067 (0.356%) -11
60. Eleanor 4049 (0.355%) -8
61. Ruby 3941 (0.345%) -10
62. Loretta 3910 (0.343%) -
63. Arlene 3892 (0.341%) -4
64. Diane 3828 (0.335%) +11
65. Bonnie 3772 (0.330%) -2
66. Rosalie 3759 (0.329%) +108
67. Sarah 3747 (0.328%) -3
68. Joann 3708 (0.325%) -11
69. Jacqueline 3633 (0.318%) -
70. Charlotte 3625 (0.318%) -4
71. Irene 3556 (0.312%) -10
72. Susan 3554 (0.311%) +23
73. Roberta 3547 (0.311%) -8
74. Rita 3357 (0.294%) -6
75. Darlene 3319 (0.291%) -4
75. Delores 3319 (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 3082 (0.270%) -8
82. Josephine 2978 (0.261%) -1
83. Anne 2886 (0.253%) +8
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 2802 (0.245%) -
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 2668 (0.234%) -6
95. Pauline 2664 (0.233%) -9
96. Clara 2662 (0.233%) +2
97. Anita 2638 (0.231%) -5
98. Grace 2609 (0.229%) -6
99. Yvonne 2607 (0.228%) -23
100. Edith 2599 (0.228%) -6
Popular US Girl Names in 1939 Popular Girl Names in 1937 in US
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