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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 61750 (2.999%) -
2. Debra 48299 (2.345%) +2
3. Linda 48071 (2.334%) -
4. Deborah 47830 (2.323%) -2
5. Susan 46561 (2.261%) -

6. Patricia 43327 (2.104%) -
7. Karen 40042 (1.944%) +1
8. Cynthia 32342 (1.571%) +3
9. Barbara 32302 (1.569%) -2
10. Donna 29847 (1.449%) -
11. Nancy 28785 (1.398%) -2
12. Pamela 26913 (1.307%) -
13. Sharon 26882 (1.305%) +2
14. Sandra 24288 (1.179%) -1
15. Diane 22513 (1.093%) -1
16. Carol 21405 (1.039%) -
17. Kathleen 21368 (1.038%) -
18. Cheryl 21278 (1.033%) +1
19. Brenda 19338 (0.939%) -1
20. Kathy 17171 (0.834%) +2
21. Janet 16763 (0.814%) -1
22. Elizabeth 16343 (0.794%) -1
23. Denise 14511 (0.705%) -
24. Teresa 14466 (0.702%) +2
25. Margaret 13916 (0.676%) -1
26. Janice 13013 (0.632%) -1
27. Rebecca 12174 (0.591%) -
28. Catherine 12065 (0.586%) -
29. Robin 11621 (0.564%) +4
30. Joyce 11090 (0.539%) -1
31. Lisa 11017 (0.535%) +17
32. Theresa 10840 (0.526%) +6
33. Carolyn 10637 (0.517%) -3
34. Laura 10571 (0.513%) +7
35. Judy 10191 (0.495%) -3
36. Cathy 10133 (0.492%) +8
37. Cindy 9989 (0.485%) +42
38. Kim 9891 (0.480%) +37
39. Debbie 9868 (0.479%) +24
40. Beverly 9454 (0.459%) -6
41. Shirley 9426 (0.458%) -4
42. Christine 9379 (0.455%) -2
43. Connie 9360 (0.455%) -8
44. Betty 9215 (0.447%) -8
45. Judith 9109 (0.442%) -14
46. Ann 8986 (0.436%) -3
47. Paula 8924 (0.433%) -8
48. Julie 8573 (0.416%) +19
49. Gail 8439 (0.410%) -7
50. Jane 8247 (0.400%) -
51. Bonnie 8133 (0.395%) -6
52. Joan 8078 (0.392%) -5
53. Gloria 7921 (0.385%) -7
54. Sherry 7895 (0.383%) +2
55. Sheila 7872 (0.382%) +3
56. Diana 7852 (0.381%) -1

57. Vicki 7762 (0.377%) -5
58. Lynn 7737 (0.376%) +4
59. Martha 7709 (0.374%) -6
60. Kathryn 7589 (0.369%) -1
61. Wanda 7551 (0.367%) -
62. Rhonda 7524 (0.365%) +9
63. Peggy 7489 (0.364%) -12
64. Rose 7340 (0.356%) -10
65. Jean 7176 (0.348%) -5
66. Lori 7139 (0.347%) +23
67. Katherine 7080 (0.344%) -3
68. Vickie 6961 (0.338%) -
69. Jo 6956 (0.338%) -12
70. Marilyn 6929 (0.336%) -21
71. Darlene 6915 (0.336%) +5
72. Dorothy 6860 (0.333%) -7
73. Maria 6735 (0.327%) -4
74. Kimberly 6733 (0.327%) +37
75. Virginia 6385 (0.310%) -9
76. Laurie 6202 (0.301%) +14
77. Ruth 6073 (0.295%) -7
78. Jacqueline 6068 (0.295%) -5
79. Rita 6052 (0.294%) -7
80. Valerie 5916 (0.287%) -
81. Terri 5746 (0.279%) +4
82. Phyllis 5649 (0.274%) -8
83. Anita 5499 (0.267%) +11
84. Ellen 5434 (0.264%) -3
85. Victoria 5386 (0.262%) -3
86. Anne 5356 (0.260%) -2
87. Michelle 5329 (0.259%) +10
88. Tina 5325 (0.259%) +44
89. Elaine 5309 (0.258%) -12
90. Helen 5278 (0.256%) -12

91. Terry 5271 (0.256%) -8
92. Dawn 5127 (0.249%) +11
93. Angela 5031 (0.244%) +16
94. Suzanne 5024 (0.244%) -8
95. Wendy 4861 (0.236%) -4
96. Marie 4796 (0.233%) -4
97. Jennifer 4710 (0.229%) +7
98. Alice 4682 (0.227%) -11
99. Joanne 4672 (0.227%) -11
100. Michele 4614 (0.224%) -7
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