Most Common Boy Names in 1947

This is a list of the thousand most common names for baby boys born in the United States in the year 1947.

Names
RankName# Male Births
1 James 94,761
2 Robert 91,654
3 John 88,320
4 William 66,996
5 Richard 58,534
6 David 57,806
7 Michael 50,502
8 Thomas 44,839
9 Charles 40,774
10 Larry 34,946
11 Ronald 34,900
12 Gary 30,030
13 Donald 28,259
14 Joseph 27,519
15 Kenneth 24,583
16 George 23,915
17 Dennis 23,686
18 Paul 22,792
19 Edward 20,540
20 Jerry 18,790
21 Stephen 15,329
22 Daniel 15,189
23 Frank 13,996
24 Steven 13,529
25 Roger 12,760
26 Terry 12,752
27 Raymond 12,352
28 Gerald 10,749
29 Bruce 10,524
30 Wayne 10,168
31 Douglas 9,895
32 Lawrence 9,582
33 Gregory 9,327
34 Walter 9,216
35 Harold 8,903
36 Peter 8,590
37 Jack 8,507
38 Arthur 8,255
39 Danny 8,068
40 Carl 8,051
41 Anthony 8,014
42 Willie 7,995
43 Joe 7,902
44 Jimmy 7,880
45 Alan 7,823
46 Henry 7,808
47 Mark 7,773
48 Roy 7,560
49 Johnny 7,443
50 Ralph 7,388
51 Billy 6,930
52 Timothy 6,746
53 Patrick 6,621
54 Harry 6,515
55 Albert 6,462
56 Fred 6,389
57 Philip 6,236
58 Steve 6,231
59 Eugene 6,178
60 Bobby 6,116
61 Ronnie 6,109
62 Howard 6,060
63 Dale 5,936
64 Louis 5,780
65 Mike 5,749
66 Jeffrey 5,666
67 Stanley 5,502
68 Barry 5,472
69 Russell 5,269
70 Leonard 5,157
71 Glenn 5,156
72 Samuel 5,109
73 Allen 5,075
74 Phillip 4,789
75 Ernest 4,786
76 Bill 4,681
77 Jim 4,639
78 Frederick 4,636
79 Tommy 4,594
80 Eddie 4,457
81 Norman 4,410
82 Andrew 4,346
83 Earl 4,241
84 Francis 4,207
85 Melvin 4,169
86 Don 4,005
87 Tom 3,922
88 Clarence 3,920
89 Marvin 3,773
90 Martin 3,724
91 Keith 3,682
92 Lee 3,675
93 Craig 3,640
94 Rodney 3,564
95 Brian 3,451
96 Alfred 3,415
97 Ray 3,379
98 Leroy 3,347
99 Curtis 3,037
100 Bernard 2,994
101 Clifford 2,990
102 Theodore 2,927
103 Gene 2,896
104 Herbert 2,857
105 Vincent 2,803
106 Randall 2,785
107 Jesse 2,751
108 Warren 2,728
109 Dan 2,702
110 Jerome 2,689
111 Gordon 2,671
112 Lloyd 2,630
113 Jimmie 2,600
114 Edwin 2,589
115 Bob 2,514
116 Randy 2,501
117 Leon 2,489
118 Lewis 2,439
119 Jay 2,438
120 Calvin 2,432
121 Victor 2,355
122 Eric 2,345
123 Jon 2,307
124 Leslie 2,305
125 Darrell 2,285
126 Tony 2,280
127 Christopher 2,273
128 Clyde 2,263
129 Alvin 2,214
130 Floyd 2,212
131 Harvey 2,205
132 Allan 2,187
133 Joel 2,144
134 Vernon 2,114
135 Duane 2,092
136 Jose 2,090
137 Lonnie 2,085
138 Glen 2,070
139 Scott 2,029
140 Dean 2,002
141 Jackie 1,990
142 Lester 1,944
143 Nicholas 1,935
144 Benjamin 1,932
145 Charlie 1,913
146 Gilbert 1,875
147 Leo 1,806
148 Johnnie 1,798
149 Arnold 1,796
150 Herman 1,794
151 Lynn 1,781
152 Franklin 1,771
153 Freddie 1,723
154 Chester 1,714
155 Dave 1,693
156 Manuel 1,678
157 Ted 1,647
158 Milton 1,638
159 Micheal 1,629
160 Kevin 1,549
161 Dwight 1,542
162 Neil 1,460
163 Wesley 1,459
164 Garry 1,449
165 Cecil 1,443
166 Claude 1,433
166 Roland 1,433
168 Donnie 1,419
169 Sam 1,414
170 Tim 1,330
171 Greg 1,316
172 Juan 1,314
173 Ricky 1,300
174 Marshall 1,270
175 Sammy 1,210
176 Hugh 1,200
177 Jonathan 1,196
178 Stuart 1,191
179 Wallace 1,189
180 Guy 1,184
181 Maurice 1,140
182 Kent 1,120
182 Rick 1,120
184 Karl 1,119
185 Chris 1,116
186 Oscar 1,111
187 Nathaniel 1,100
187 Terrence 1,100
189 Sidney 1,099
190 Alexander 1,080
191 Benny 1,062
192 Marc 1,061
193 Edgar 1,056
194 Perry 1,053
195 Jessie 1,051
196 Matthew 1,046
197 Carlos 1,032
198 Willard 1,025
199 Jeff 1,007
200 Morris 1,003
201 Elmer 997
202 Gerard 983
203 Earnest 982
204 Clifton 965
205 Randolph 963
206 Marion 962
207 Clinton 946
208 Dana 945
209 Bennie 923
210 Ron 922
211 Fredrick 917
212 Lyle 904
213 Everett 896
213 Reginald 896
215 Ben 887
216 Ira 884
217 Otis 870
218 Max 869
219 Virgil 854
220 Rex 846
221 Bradley 830
222 Darryl 826
222 Luther 826
224 Nelson 814
225 Clayton 812
226 Rickey 809
227 Byron 799
228 Alex 794
229 Mitchell 791
229 Terrance 791
231 Ross 789
232 Laurence 778
233 Dick 755
233 Jesus 755
235 Rudy 754
236 Jeffery 744
237 Horace 741
238 Pete 738
239 Ruben 737
240 Daryl 735
241 Hubert 732
242 Antonio 731
243 Neal 729
244 Delbert 724
245 Pat 720
246 Wendell 716
247 Ken 707
248 Kerry 704
249 Rudolph 696
250 Loren 694
251 Kenny 692
252 Aaron 681
253 Archie 676
253 Jan 676
255 Carroll 670
255 Lowell 670
257 Brent 669
257 Tommie 669
257 Troy 669
260 Alton 659
260 Phil 659
262 Leland 656
263 Darrel 650
264 Nick 646
264 Rodger 646
266 Homer 641
267 Carlton 637
268 Edmund 633
269 Malcolm 630
270 Tyrone 629
271 Oliver 624
272 Doyle 620
273 Nathan 617
274 Jerald 609
275 Lance 606
276 Julius 605
277 Bryan 602
278 Wilbert 601
279 Willis 600
280 Isaac 599
281 Clark 596
281 Sylvester 596
283 Wilbur 595
284 Salvatore 594
285 Frankie 587
286 Geoffrey 578
287 Sherman 577
288 Raul 572
289 Van 569
290 Robin 565
291 Francisco 559
292 Mickey 554
293 Dewey 553
293 Roosevelt 553
295 Julian 552
296 Myron 543
297 Kurt 535
298 Kim 534
299 Preston 525
300 Roberto 524
301 Jacob 522
302 Gregg 518
303 Ivan 517
304 Mack 514
305 Forrest 513
306 Ellis 510
307 Teddy 509
308 Mario 499
309 Denis 496
310 Ervin 493
311 Sammie 492
312 Felix 490
312 Grady 490
312 Wade 490
315 Rufus 489
316 Woodrow 485
317 Ramon 482
318 Luis 464
319 Andy 457
320 Pedro 456
320 Stewart 456
322 Elbert 455
323 Grant 451
324 Angelo 445
325 Denny 440
326 Wilson 439
327 Eldon 436
327 Freddy 436
327 Terence 436
330 Dallas 433
331 Armando 431
332 Ronny 430
333 Sheldon 429
334 Boyd 427
335 Emmett 419
336 Conrad 417
337 Percy 412
338 Travis 408
339 Owen 406
340 Bert 400
341 Ernie 399
341 Orville 399
343 Irvin 397
344 Marcus 392
344 Merle 392
346 Dwayne 390
347 Junior 388
348 Noel 382
349 Ricardo 379
350 Buddy 378
350 Doug 378
352 Gale 377
353 Gerry 375
354 Ed 369
354 Garland 369
356 Roderick 368
357 Louie 365
358 Hal 361
358 Royce 361
360 Guadalupe 360
361 Cleveland 359
362 Cary 357
363 Chuck 356
363 Rene 356
365 Alfonso 354
365 Edmond 354
365 Vaughn 354
368 Kelly 351
369 Darwin 350
369 Elliott 350
371 Lionel 349
372 Billie 341
373 Spencer 337
374 Harley 336
375 Harlan 335
375 Lanny 335
377 Kirk 334
378 Hector 333
379 Al 330
380 Bradford 327
381 Grover 323
382 Lorenzo 322
382 Wilfred 322
384 Irving 320
385 Marlin 316
386 Loyd 313
386 Stephan 313
388 Cornelius 312
388 Monte 312
390 Ned 311
391 Aubrey 307
392 Amos 305
393 Todd 304
394 Adrian 302
395 Arturo 301
396 Alonzo 300
397 Frederic 299
397 Galen 299
399 Elijah 297
400 Murray 294
401 Burton 293
401 Sanford 293
403 Miguel 292
404 Dominick 288
405 Kermit 286
406 Dannie 284
407 Dominic 283
407 Moses 283
409 Sterling 281
409 Vance 281
411 Lamar 277
412 Winston 275
413 Salvador 273
414 Miles 272
415 Lon 271
416 Elwood 270
417 Adam 269
418 Barney 267
418 Randal 267
420 Fernando 264
421 Harrison 263
422 Jess 261
423 Alfredo 260
424 Emil 258
424 Rickie 258
426 Austin 257
427 Norbert 255
427 Stan 255
429 Bobbie 252
430 Norris 251
431 August 250
431 Thurman 250
433 Linwood 247
434 Weldon 243
435 Abraham 241
436 Rafael 239
437 Gabriel 236
438 Carmen 234
438 Elton 234
440 Simon 231
441 Brad 230
442 Elliot 229
442 Wiley 229
444 Carey 226
444 Dewayne 226
444 Odell 226
447 Roscoe 225
448 Dudley 224
449 Eddy 223
449 Fredric 223
451 Andre 219
452 Enrique 218
452 Monty 218
452 Ward 218
455 Delmar 217
455 Sandy 217
457 Elvin 216
457 Linda 216
457 Millard 216
460 Drew 213
461 Maynard 212
461 Rodolfo 212
463 Blaine 210
463 Evan 210
463 Jerold 210
466 Kirby 209
466 Will 209
468 Gail 205
468 Monroe 205
470 Truman 204
471 Alphonso 203
471 Jasper 203
473 Ernesto 202
473 Russel 202
475 Reuben 201
476 Nolan 198
477 Emanuel 196
477 Hollis 196
479 Gus 195
480 Kennith 194
480 Merrill 194
482 Alberto 193
483 Dickie 192
483 Donny 192
485 Coy 191
485 Rod 191
487 Domingo 190
487 Harris 190
489 Jerrold 189
490 Charley 188
490 Tomas 188
492 Christian 187
492 Jackson 187
492 Jake 187
495 Riley 186
496 Levi 184
496 Mary 184
496 Tracy 184
499 Ramiro 182
499 Terrell 182
501 Irwin 179
502 Carter 178
502 Rocky 178
504 Denver 177
504 Joesph 177
504 Johnie 177
504 Laverne 177
504 Otto 177
509 Bernie 176
509 Colin 176
509 Dane 176
509 Emory 176
509 Gilberto 176
514 Morgan 175
514 Rocco 175
516 Joey 174
517 Connie 173
518 Angel 171
518 Barton 171
520 Ollie 170
520 Solomon 170
522 Marty 169
523 Jeffry 168
523 Ulysses 168
525 Buford 167
525 Thaddeus 167
527 Armand 165
528 Forest 164
529 Carol 163
529 Merlin 163
531 Reynaldo 162
532 Booker 160
532 Reed 160
534 Vern 159
535 Basil 158
535 Clair 158
535 Cornell 158
535 Duncan 158
539 Jean 156
539 Noah 156
541 Royal 154
541 Santos 154
543 Dexter 153
543 Orlando 153
545 Clement 152
545 Garrett 152
545 Jorge 152
548 Errol 151
548 Kyle 151
548 Luke 151
551 Kendall 150
551 Pablo 150
553 Justin 148
553 Toby 148
553 Wilmer 148
556 Davis 147
556 Robbie 147
558 Abel 146
558 Lupe 146
558 Shelby 146
561 Clay 145
561 Lamont 145
561 Randell 145
564 Emery 144
564 Michel 144
566 Earle 143
566 Eli 143
568 Cleo 141
568 Emilio 141
568 Joshua 141
568 Sonny 141
572 Cliff 140
572 Elias 140
572 Vito 140
575 Wilburn 139
576 Mac 138
577 Damon 137
577 Erwin 137
577 Herschel 137
577 Ignacio 137
577 Jefferson 137
577 Jody 137
583 Rolland 136
584 Carson 135
584 Julio 135
586 Felipe 134
586 Gayle 134
586 Isaiah 134
586 Mervin 134
590 Dwain 133
590 Everette 133
590 Jason 133
590 Rogers 133
594 Silas 132
595 Alva 131
595 Winfred 131
597 Jeremiah 130
598 Odis 129
598 Wilford 129
600 Dalton 128
600 Freeman 128
602 Curt 127
602 Hershel 127
604 Andres 126
604 Bart 126
604 Bennett 126
604 Glynn 126
604 Lavern 126
604 Lenard 126
610 Lonny 125
611 Alden 124
611 Carmine 124
611 Shirley 124
614 Carrol 123
615 Bryant 122
615 Foster 122
615 Jaime 122
618 Benito 121
618 Donn 121
618 Erik 121
618 Houston 121
618 Major 121
618 Shelton 121
624 Anton 120
624 Dee 120
624 Gaylord 120
624 Jere 120
624 Lyman 120
624 Patricia 120
624 Reid 120
631 Nicky 119
631 Olin 119
631 Wally 119
634 Anderson 118
634 Rogelio 118
634 Roman 118
637 Lane 117
638 Alejandro 116
638 Augustine 116
638 Emerson 116
638 Jacky 116
638 Val 116
643 Judson 115
643 Otha 115
645 Coleman 114
645 Guillermo 114
647 Eduardo 113
647 Haywood 113
647 Isiah 113
647 Stanford 113
651 Arden 112
651 Delmer 112
651 Graham 112
651 Israel 112
651 Saul 112
656 Ian 111
656 Quentin 111
658 Art 110
658 Javier 110
658 Raleigh 110
661 Sherwood 109
661 Woody 109
663 Bryce 108
663 Emile 108
663 Felton 108
663 Humberto 108
663 Santiago 108
668 Adolph 106
668 Bud 106
668 Burl 106
671 Butch 105
671 Gearld 105
671 Jules 105
671 Leigh 105
671 Pasquale 105
671 Rayford 105
677 Cyril 104
677 Harmon 104
677 Hiram 104
677 Ismael 104
677 Stanton 104
682 Claud 103
682 Theron 103
682 Wilton 103
685 Benedict 102
685 Milford 102
685 Pierre 102
685 Reggie 102
685 Ryan 102
690 Douglass 101
690 Russ 101
692 Elmo 100
692 Garth 100
692 Melvyn 100
692 Myles 100
696 Lacy 99
696 Unknown 99
698 Clint 98
698 Fletcher 98
698 Marcel 98
698 Mel 98
702 Blair 97
702 Mckinley 97
702 Olen 97
702 Sean 97
706 Morton 96
707 Brett 94
707 Danial 94
707 Ivory 94
707 Lincoln 94
711 Alphonse 93
711 Arlie 93
711 Mathew 93
711 Meredith 93
715 Augustus 92
715 Avery 92
715 Nickolas 92
715 Timmy 92
719 Garold 91
719 Kenton 91
719 Lauren 91
719 Les 91
723 Columbus 90
723 Lindsey 90
723 Normand 90
723 Seth 90
727 Barbara 89
727 Brooks 89
727 Courtney 89
727 Hoyt 89
731 Burt 88
731 Elroy 88
731 Mason 88
731 Milo 88
731 Nicolas 88
731 Scotty 88
737 Brady 87
737 Del 87
737 Dorsey 87
737 Hilton 87
737 Lawerence 87
742 Arlen 86
742 Blake 86
742 Lemuel 86
742 Regis 86
742 Sydney 86
747 Lucien 85
748 Dennie 84
748 Eloy 84
748 Napoleon 84
748 Rollin 84
748 Taylor 84
753 Adolfo 83
753 Delmas 83
753 Dewitt 83
753 Gaylon 83
753 Len 83
758 Boyce 82
758 Hayward 82
758 Lynwood 82
758 Mitchel 82
758 Talmadge 82
758 Vicente 82
764 Artis 81
764 Bruno 81
764 Hobert 81
764 Lucius 81
764 Warner 81
769 Cleve 80
769 Newton 80
771 Cameron 79
771 Cletus 79
771 Cruz 79
771 Jamie 79
771 King 79
771 Lorin 79
771 Winford 79
778 Buster 78
778 Chad 78
778 Donovan 78
778 Emmitt 78
778 Matt 78
778 Raymon 78
784 Domenic 77
784 Stevan 77
784 Walton 77
784 Waymon 77
788 Cyrus 76
788 Darold 76
788 Donnell 76
788 Elden 76
788 Hank 76
788 Verne 76
794 Alvis 75
794 Eldridge 75
794 Fidel 75
794 Mose 75
794 Parker 75
794 Shannon 75
794 Walker 75
801 Carlo 74
801 Gregorio 74
801 Huey 74
801 Maxie 74
805 Berry 73
805 Bertram 73
805 Beverly 73
805 Casey 73
805 Cedric 73
805 Curtiss 73
805 Granville 73
805 Orval 73
805 Rory 73
805 Sandra 73
815 Erick 72
815 Hardy 72
815 Jordan 72
815 Patsy 72
815 Rubin 72
815 Rusty 72
815 Vince 72
822 Allyn 71
822 Arlin 71
822 Bonnie 71
822 Farrell 71
822 Lesley 71
822 Melton 71
822 Noble 71
822 Omer 71
822 Winfield 71
831 Alec 70
831 Arvin 70
831 Herb 70
831 Mikel 70
831 Zachary 70
836 Deane 69
836 Raphael 69
836 Terrill 69
839 Hunter 68
839 Lenny 68
839 Marco 68
842 Agustin 67
842 Artie 67
842 Ashley 67
842 Darell 67
842 Dell 67
842 Ellsworth 67
842 Jacques 67
842 Jonas 67
842 Prince 67
842 Rollie 67
842 Tyler 67
842 Zane 67
854 Elvis 66
854 Franklyn 66
854 Ike 66
854 Issac 66
854 Maxwell 66
854 Toney 66
854 Wardell 66
861 Darnell 65
861 Ferdinand 65
861 Geary 65
861 Harland 65
861 Lyndon 65
861 Margarito 65
861 Rand 65
861 Stacy 65
861 Theadore 65
870 Mcarthur 64
870 Quincy 64
870 Reyes 64
870 Roddy 64
870 Sal 64
870 Susan 64
870 Thad 64
870 Wilber 64
878 Alfonzo 63
878 Arther 63
878 Asa 63
878 Duwayne 63
878 Ford 63
878 Howell 63
878 Loran 63
878 Seymour 63
886 Garnett 62
886 Glendon 62
886 Romeo 62
889 Benton 61
889 Clarke 61
889 Delton 61
889 Derek 61
889 Fritz 61
889 Leopoldo 61
889 Lindsay 61
889 Reynold 61
889 Rolando 61
889 Sergio 61
889 Trinidad 61
900 Denzil 60
900 Jerrell 60
900 Kris 60
900 Madison 60
900 Noe 60
900 Williams 60
906 Ambrose 59
906 Cornel 59
906 Ezra 59
906 Gerold 59
906 Kay 59
906 Logan 59
906 Lyn 59
906 Porter 59
906 Raymundo 59
906 Robby 59
916 Adan 58
916 Arlan 58
916 Dwaine 58
916 Edd 58
916 Lawson 58
916 Lucious 58
916 Skip 58
923 Carnell 57
923 Early 57
923 Enoch 57
923 Frances 57
923 Gustavo 57
923 Leeroy 57
923 Linden 57
923 Murphy 57
923 Nancy 57
923 Palmer 57
923 Randel 57
923 Rondal 57
923 Sharon 57
923 Shawn 57
923 Von 57
938 Abe 56
938 Carleton 56
938 Collin 56
938 Dayton 56
938 Dorian 56
938 Evans 56
938 Ezekiel 56
938 Garey 56
938 Gaylen 56
938 Harrell 56
938 Jennings 56
938 Lindell 56
938 Lou 56
938 Marcelino 56
938 Merritt 56
938 Quinton 56
938 Sebastian 56
938 Vernell 56
956 Alford 55
956 Clem 55
956 Gil 55
956 Hayden 55
956 Hugo 55
956 Joaquin 55
956 Jonathon 55
956 Junius 55
956 Kip 55
956 Leonel 55
956 Wayland 55
956 Wylie 55
968 Aron 54
968 Bernardo 54
968 Durwood 54
968 Giles 54
968 Godfrey 54
968 Loy 54
968 Rowland 54
975 Alvie 53
975 Dillard 53
975 Ezell 53
975 Jed 53
975 Lorenza 53
975 Marcos 53
975 Orin 53
975 Valentine 53
983 Barrie 52
983 Dirk 52
983 Edsel 52
983 Gonzalo 52
983 Hermon 52
983 Kit 52
983 Lenwood 52
983 Leonardo 52
983 Loyal 52
983 Mahlon 52
983 Oren 52
983 Refugio 52
983 Tex 52
983 Tillman 52
983 Walt 52
983 Wyman 52
999 Brock 51
999 Clarance 51
999 Deryl 51
999 Eliseo 51
999 Esteban 51
999 Johnson 51
999 Marshal 51
999 Milan 51
999 Obie 51
999 Orrin 51
999 Randle 51
999 Rayburn 51
999 Rupert 51
999 Scottie 51
999 Webster 51