List of the most popular names in the 1950s in the United States

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These are the most popular given names in the United States for all years of the 1950s.

1950[edit]

  • Males
    1. John
    2. James
    3. Robert
    4. William
    5. Michael
    6. David
    7. Richard
    8. Thomas
    9. Charles
    10. Gary
  • Females
    1. Linda
    2. Mary
    3. Patricia
    4. Barbara
    5. Susan
    6. Maria
    7. Donna
    8. Nancy
    9. Deborah
    10. Kathleen

1951[edit]

  • Males
    1. Robert
    2. James
    3. John
    4. Michael
    5. David
    6. William
    7. Richard
    8. Thomas
    9. Charles
    10. Gary
  • Females
    1. Linda
    2. Mary
    3. Patricia
    4. Barbara
    5. Deborah
    6. Susan
    7. Nancy
    8. Maria
    9. Kathleen
    10. Karen; Sandra (tie)

1952[edit]

  • Males
    1. James
    2. Robert
    3. John
    4. Michael
    5. David
    6. William
    7. Richard
    8. Thomas
    9. Charles
    10. Gary
  • Females
    1. Linda
    2. Mary
    3. Patricia
    4. Deborah
    5. Barbara
    6. Susan
    7. Maria
    8. Nancy
    9. Debra
    10. Kathleen

1953[edit]

  • Males
    1. Michael
    2. Robert
    3. James
    4. John
    5. David
    6. William
    7. Richard
    8. Thomas
    9. Gary
    10. Charles
  • Females
    1. Mary
    2. Linda
    3. Deborah
    4. Patricia
    5. Susan
    6. Barbara
    7. Debra
    8. Maria
    9. Nancy
    10. Karen

1954[edit]

  • Males
    1. Robert
    2. Michael
    3. John
    4. James
    5. David
    6. Richard
    7. Thomas
    8. Mark
    9. Gary
  • Females
    1. Mary
    2. Deborah
    3. Linda
    4. Debra
    5. Patricia; Susan (tie)
    6. Rochelle
    7. Barbara
    8. Maria
    9. Karen
    10. Nancy

1955[edit]

  • Males
    1. Michael
    2. Robert
    3. David
    4. Daryl
    5. John
    6. William
    7. Richard
    8. Mark
    9. Thomas
    10. Charles; Steven (tie)
  • Females
    1. Mary
    2. Deborah
    3. Debra; Linda (tie)
    4. Martha
    5. Patricia
    6. Susan
    7. Maria
    8. Barbara
    9. Karen
    10. Nancy
    11. Mercy
    12. Mildred

1956[edit]

  • Males
    1. Michael
    2. Robert
    3. David
    4. James
    5. John
    6. William
    7. Richard
    8. Mark
    9. Thomas
    10. Steven
  • Females
    1. Mary
    2. Susan
    3. Debra
    4. Linda
    5. Deborah
    6. Patricia
    7. Mercy
    8. Karen
    9. Maria
    10. Barbara
    11. Donna
    12. Dawn

1957[edit]

  • Males
    1. Michael
    2. James
    3. Robert
    4. David
    5. John
    6. William
    7. Richard
    8. Mark
    9. Thomas
    10. Steven
  • Females
    1. Mary
    2. Susan
    3. Linda
    4. Karen
    5. Mercy
    6. Patricia
    7. Deborah; Debra (tie)
    8. Dawn
    9. Maria
    10. Nancy

1958[edit]

  • Males
    1. Michael
    2. David
    3. Robert
    4. John
    5. James
    6. William
    7. Mark
    8. Richard
    9. Thomas
    10. Charles
  • Females
    1. Mary
    2. Linda
    3. Susan
    4. Patricia
    5. Karen
    6. Maria
    7. Debra
    8. Cynthia
    9. Deborah
    10. Barbara

1959[edit]

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