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Top 100 US Female names in 1942

The list of Most Popular female names in USA in 1942 with their respective percentage. Choose girl name from popular names trending in America in 1942. Also see our 1942 list of top boy names.
Rank Name Occ.
(%in 1942)
Change
1. Mary 63243 (4.549%) -
2. Barbara 44734 (3.217%) -
3. Patricia 39453 (2.838%) -
4. Linda 31611 (2.274%) +1
5. Carol 30271 (2.177%) -1

6. Sandra 24991 (1.797%) +3
7. Judith 24790 (1.783%) -1
8. Nancy 23326 (1.678%) -
9. Betty 21654 (1.557%) -2
10. Carolyn 19979 (1.437%) +1
11. Sharon 19649 (1.413%) +4
12. Shirley 17744 (1.276%) -2
13. Joyce 16726 (1.203%) -
14. Margaret 16551 (1.190%) -2
15. Judy 15668 (1.127%) +1
16. Karen 15386 (1.107%) +3
17. Dorothy 15032 (1.081%) -3
18. Joan 14513 (1.044%) -1
19. Janet 13061 (0.939%) -1
20. Donna 12985 (0.934%) -
21. Susan 12015 (0.864%) +6
22. Elizabeth 11182 (0.804%) -1
23. Virginia 10803 (0.777%) -
24. Kathleen 10693 (0.769%) +12
25. Janice 10282 (0.740%) -3
26. Helen 10014 (0.720%) -2
27. Marilyn 9905 (0.712%) +3
28. Diane 9550 (0.687%) +12
29. Martha 9512 (0.684%) -4
30. Frances 9470 (0.681%) +1
31. Gloria 9446 (0.679%) -5
32. Beverly 9407 (0.677%) -3
33. Ruth 9316 (0.670%) -5
34. Bonnie 8821 (0.634%) -1
35. Carole 8409 (0.605%) +13
36. Jean 8254 (0.594%) -4
37. Phyllis 7791 (0.560%) -2
38. Ann 7668 (0.551%) -1
39. Alice 7379 (0.531%) -5
40. Brenda 7237 (0.520%) +1
41. Doris 7177 (0.516%) -3
42. Peggy 6578 (0.473%) -3
43. Marie 6557 (0.472%) -1
44. Lois 6404 (0.461%) -1
45. Elaine 5983 (0.430%) -1
46. Jane 5707 (0.410%) -
47. Geraldine 5435 (0.391%) -2
48. Joanne 5342 (0.384%) +6
49. Catherine 5266 (0.379%) +2
50. Rose 5251 (0.378%) -1
51. Charlotte 5021 (0.361%) +4
52. Norma 4968 (0.357%) -5
53. Evelyn 4939 (0.355%) -3
54. Wanda 4790 (0.345%) -1
55. Rita 4705 (0.338%) +8
56. Sally 4655 (0.335%) +5

57. Patsy 4560 (0.328%) -5
58. Joann 4503 (0.324%) -
59. Anna 4487 (0.323%) -3
60. Gail 4444 (0.320%) +8
61. Louise 4339 (0.312%) +1
62. Annie 4289 (0.308%) -3
63. Dolores 4269 (0.307%) -6
64. Ellen 4194 (0.302%) +3
65. Jo 4175 (0.300%) +1
66. Roberta 4105 (0.295%) +6
67. Sarah 4101 (0.295%) -7
68. Diana 3856 (0.277%) +32
69. Jacqueline 3831 (0.276%) +4
70. Connie 3821 (0.275%) +9
71. Mildred 3810 (0.274%) -7
72. Sylvia 3727 (0.268%) -7
73. Sue 3630 (0.261%) +2
74. Marjorie 3624 (0.261%) -3
75. Kay 3622 (0.261%) -5
76. Anne 3524 (0.253%) +6
77. Ruby 3519 (0.253%) -8
78. Darlene 3515 (0.253%) -2
79. Loretta 3407 (0.245%) +2
80. Irene 3381 (0.243%) -6
81. Katherine 3377 (0.243%) +4
82. Kathryn 3351 (0.241%) +5
83. Arlene 3332 (0.240%) -6
84. Marlene 3251 (0.234%) -1
85. Rebecca 3241 (0.233%) +1
86. Delores 3172 (0.228%) -6
87. Eleanor 3165 (0.228%) -9
88. Eileen 3105 (0.223%) +33
89. Glenda 3090 (0.222%) +7
90. Juanita 3077 (0.221%) -6

91. Lorraine 3009 (0.216%) +2
92. Rosemary 3001 (0.216%) +2
93. Anita 2998 (0.216%) -2
94. Sheila 2973 (0.214%) +16
95. Julia 2904 (0.209%) -7
96. Christine 2899 (0.209%) +5
97. Maria 2817 (0.203%) +5
98. Theresa 2799 (0.201%) -3
99. Edna 2762 (0.199%) -10
100. Josephine 2746 (0.197%) -8
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