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 54904 (4.841%) -
2. Barbara 37258 (3.285%) -
3. Patricia 29705 (2.619%) -
4. Betty 23639 (2.084%) -
5. Shirley 20447 (1.803%) -

6. Carol 20169 (1.779%) -
7. Nancy 19725 (1.739%) -
8. Judith 16626 (1.466%) +4
9. Dorothy 15169 (1.338%) -1
10. Margaret 14951 (1.318%) -1
11. Joan 14140 (1.247%) -1
12. Joyce 13393 (1.181%) -1
13. Sandra 11969 (1.055%) +1
14. Carolyn 11290 (0.996%) +1
15. Linda 10714 (0.945%) +16
16. Helen 10418 (0.919%) -3
17. Janet 10114 (0.892%) -1
18. Elizabeth 9707 (0.856%) -1
19. Marilyn 9539 (0.841%) -
20. Donna 9370 (0.826%) -
21. Virginia 9227 (0.814%) +1
22. Ruth 9059 (0.799%) -1
23. Sharon 9013 (0.795%) +7
24. Janice 8779 (0.774%) -
25. Beverly 8702 (0.767%) -7
26. Frances 8577 (0.756%) -3
27. Martha 8493 (0.749%) -1
28. Judy 8082 (0.713%) +13
29. Doris 7684 (0.678%) -4
30. Phyllis 7591 (0.669%) -2
31. Alice 7368 (0.650%) -2
32. Jean 7290 (0.643%) -5
33. Ann 6549 (0.577%) -1
34. Peggy 6048 (0.533%) +1
35. Lois 6034 (0.532%) -2
36. Gloria 5939 (0.524%) -
37. Marie 5889 (0.519%) -
38. Norma 5826 (0.514%) -4
39. Karen 5543 (0.489%) +11
40. Evelyn 5329 (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%) +28
45. Elaine 4785 (0.422%) -3
46. Jane 4770 (0.421%) -2
47. Carole 4679 (0.413%) -1
48. Kathleen 4656 (0.411%) +10
49. Catherine 4576 (0.404%) -1
50. Wanda 4559 (0.402%) -1
51. Diane 4339 (0.383%) +13
52. Sally 4243 (0.374%) +2
53. Joanne 4223 (0.372%) +4
54. Annie 4149 (0.366%) -7
55. Mildred 4137 (0.365%) -3
56. Patsy 4110 (0.362%) -1
57. Joann 3993 (0.352%) +11
58. Dolores 3979 (0.351%) -15
59. Louise 3958 (0.349%) -
60. Marjorie 3907 (0.345%) -7
61. Bonnie 3889 (0.343%) +4
62. Sylvia 3870 (0.341%) -6
63. Eleanor 3810 (0.336%) -3
64. Marlene 3774 (0.333%) -13
65. Loretta 3771 (0.333%) -3
66. Charlotte 3740 (0.330%) +4
67. Ruby 3712 (0.327%) -6
68. Sarah 3670 (0.324%) -1
69. Arlene 3576 (0.315%) -6
70. Jo 3524 (0.311%) +7
71. Roberta 3411 (0.301%) +2
72. Jacqueline 3389 (0.299%) -3
73. Gail 3353 (0.296%) +3
74. Irene 3330 (0.294%) -3
75. Darlene 3287 (0.290%) -
76. Kay 3259 (0.287%) +4
77. Juanita 3214 (0.283%) +2
78. Rita 3188 (0.281%) -4
79. Delores 3020 (0.266%) -4
80. Ellen 3006 (0.265%) +8
81. Edna 2904 (0.256%) -
82. Jeanette 2892 (0.255%) +7
83. June 2863 (0.252%) -5
84. Josephine 2839 (0.250%) -2
85. Anne 2768 (0.244%) -2
86. Brenda 2756 (0.243%) +147
87. Wilma 2698 (0.238%) -3
88. Thelma 2696 (0.238%) -3
89. Emma 2686 (0.237%) +5
90. Yvonne 2647 (0.233%) +9

91. Julia 2637 (0.233%) +13
92. Sue 2621 (0.231%) +9
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%) -
98. Audrey 2567 (0.226%) -12
99. Lillian 2554 (0.225%) -12
100. Ethel 2494 (0.220%) -8
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