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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 62474 (5.289%) +1
2. Robert 61195 (5.181%) -1
3. John 54777 (4.637%) -
4. William 44772 (3.790%) -
5. Richard 37415 (3.167%) -

6. Charles 31684 (2.682%) -
7. David 27684 (2.344%) -
8. Thomas 23987 (2.031%) +1
9. Donald 23104 (1.956%) -1
10. Ronald 20731 (1.755%) -
11. George 18309 (1.550%) -
12. Joseph 18206 (1.541%) -
13. Larry 17199 (1.456%) +1
14. Jerry 15198 (1.287%) +2
15. Kenneth 15134 (1.281%) -2
16. Edward 14401 (1.219%) -1
17. Paul 14102 (1.194%) -
18. Michael 13232 (1.120%) -
19. Gary 12571 (1.064%) +2
20. Frank 10597 (0.897%) -
21. Gerald 10241 (0.867%) -2
22. Raymond 9568 (0.810%) -
23. Harold 8074 (0.684%) -
24. Dennis 7845 (0.664%) +10
25. Walter 7723 (0.654%) -
26. Roger 7599 (0.643%) +2
27. Billy 7595 (0.643%) -3
28. Joe 7221 (0.611%) -1
29. Jack 7045 (0.596%) -3
30. Bobby 6881 (0.583%) -1
31. Henry 6820 (0.577%) -
32. Carl 6753 (0.572%) -2
33. Arthur 6508 (0.551%) -1
34. Daniel 6220 (0.527%) +4
35. Lawrence 6172 (0.522%) +1
36. Willie 6170 (0.522%) -3
37. Ralph 5836 (0.494%) -2
38. Eugene 5798 (0.491%) -1
39. Wayne 5726 (0.485%) -
40. Fred 5586 (0.473%) -
41. Albert 5571 (0.472%) -
42. Roy 5564 (0.471%) -
43. Peter 5050 (0.428%) +3
44. Jimmy 4962 (0.420%) -1
45. Howard 4825 (0.408%) +3
46. Anthony 4767 (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 3995 (0.338%) +11
52. Earl 3943 (0.334%) -2
53. Melvin 3932 (0.333%) -2
54. Leonard 3815 (0.323%) -
55. Bruce 3789 (0.321%) +9
56. Douglas 3733 (0.316%) +2

57. Dale 3698 (0.313%) +2
58. Ernest 3695 (0.313%) -3
59. Stanley 3693 (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 3059 (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 2874 (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 2469 (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 2391 (0.202%) +19
88. Alan 2377 (0.201%) -3
89. Leon 2316 (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 2103 (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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