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Most Popular Baby Names of the 1940’s

This page presents the top 1000 given names for births in the 1940’s. The data comes from a 5% sampling of Social Security card applications with dates of birth from January 1940 through December 1949.

All names which occurred at least five times in the sample are included in the table below. The total number of males in the sample is 808,249 and the total number of females is 765,232. Criteria to be included in the sample is simply that a Social Security card application was filed, that the year of birth was between 1940 and 1949, and that the birth was on US soil. As always each unique spelling is considered a unique name. It may be appropriate for purposes of ranking popularity of names to combine similar spellings of the same name. This kind of grouping, however, is subjective and time consuming, and is beyond the scope of this document. The 2000 edition of the World Almanac lists the top 10 names of each decade based on this data after combining different spellings of the same name.

No effort has been made to edit the data and as a result some coding errors are obvious. For example initials like “A” are included in the lists. Another common problem, especially for the earlier decades is females coded as being male. For example Mary is the ranked 491 among male names. Finally entries like “Unknown” and “Baby” are not removed from the lists.

Most Popular Names of the 1940’s
Male Female
Rank Name Number Name Number
1 James 41321 Mary 32160
2 Robert 39225 Linda 26255
3 John 36626 Barbara 21150
4 William 29189 Patricia 20684
5 Richard 24452 Carol 14417
6 David 22199 Sandra 13148
7 Charles 18395 Nancy 12593
8 Thomas 18087 Judith 11046
9 Michael 17283 Sharon 11008
10 Ronald 14614 Susan 10499
11 Larry 12915 Betty 9508
12 Donald 12885 Carolyn 9005
13 Joseph 11993 Shirley 8524
14 Gary 11064 Margaret 8507
15 George 10880 Karen 8383
16 Kenneth 10409 Donna 8350
17 Paul 9448 Judy 8298
18 Edward 9064 Kathleen 7697
19 Jerry 8635 Joyce 7516
20 Dennis 8311 Dorothy 6714
21 Frank 6272 Janet 6560
22 Daniel 5972 Diane 6156
23 Raymond 5724 Elizabeth 6077
24 Stephen 5581 Janice 5912
25 Roger 5478 Joan 5743
26 Gerald 5283 Gloria 5660
27 Walter 4429 Brenda 5613
28 Harold 4361 Virginia 5010
29 Lawrence 4291 Marilyn 4976
30 Douglas 4143 Martha 4802
31 Steven 4069 Beverly 4772
32 Terry 3919 Helen 4558
33 Wayne 3873 Ruth 4349
34 Willie 3815 Bonnie 4333
35 Henry 3789 Frances 4314
36 Arthur 3781 Jean 4108
37 Jack 3765 Phyllis 3795
38 Joe 3765 Ann 3757
39 Carl 3712 Maria 3735
40 Bruce 3668 Jane 3691
41 Billy 3579 Pamela 3590
42 Peter 3560 Alice 3589
43 Roy 3451 Peggy 3560
44 Anthony 3360 Cheryl 3538
45 Ralph 3327 Doris 3334
46 Jimmy 3297 Catherine 3145
47 Jose 3210 Elaine 2936
48 Albert 3161 Cynthia 2912
49 Bobby 3101 Lois 2839
50 Johnny 2968 Carmen 2832
51 Eugene 2934 Marie 2798
52 Harry 2896 Gail 2762
53 Fred 2892 Connie 2749
54 Howard 2822 Diana 2749
55 Louis 2626 Christine 2710
56 Alan 2624 Joanne 2597
57 Mark 2624 Rita 2578
58 Patrick 2615 Rose 2559
59 Danny 2480 Wanda 2545
60 Philip 2458 Carole 2510
61 Samuel 2454 Evelyn 2437
62 Dale 2421 Jo 2410
63 Stanley 2366 Charlotte 2403
64 Leonard 2265 Geraldine 2370
65 Timothy 2232 Norma 2330
66 Gregory 2202 Deborah 2288
67 Ernest 2192 Jacqueline 2266
68 Ronnie 2190 Rebecca 2253
69 Norman 2140 Sally 2247
70 Russell 2117 Ellen 2240
71 Francis 2111 Kathryn 2191
72 Earl 2014 Anna 2189
73 Melvin 2013 Katherine 2066
74 Frederick 2010 Sue 2066
75 Allen 1988 Sarah 2058
76 Phillip 1953 Paula 2015
77 Tommy 1935 Joann 1967
78 Eddie 1903 Suzanne 1957
79 Barry 1884 Patsy 1954
80 Clarence 1882 Darlene 1930
81 Bill 1877 Roberta 1925
82 Mike 1865 Sylvia 1896
83 Glenn 1842 Annie 1857
84 Marvin 1841 Louise 1842
85 Steve 1840 Sheila 1813
86 Andrew 1839 Anne 1795
87 Don 1836 Marcia 1775
88 Jim 1788 Eileen 1773
89 Jeffrey 1775 Laura 1772
90 Leroy 1748 Theresa 1772
91 Victor 1700 Rosemary 1730
92 Alfred 1690 Dolores 1727
93 Martin 1639 Kathy 1721
94 Lee 1614 Mildred 1709
95 Juan 1575 Anita 1672
96 Ray 1537 Juanita 1665
97 Tom 1485 Glenda 1653
98 Herbert 1476 Kay 1651
99 Gene 1437 Marjorie 1624
100 Edwin 1430 Irene 1621
101 Theodore 1370 Lorraine 1620
102 Bernard 1364 Maureen 1590
103 Curtis 1339 Sherry 1590
104 Clifford 1330 Ruby 1581
105 Keith 1327 Julia 1569
106 Vincent 1321 Jeanne 1546
107 Gordon 1303 Dianne 1501
108 Lloyd 1269 Loretta 1498
109 Rodney 1248 Constance 1491
110 Warren 1242 Delores 1489
111 Luis 1237 Arlene 1480
112 Leon 1210 Marlene 1464
113 Brian 1207 Lynn 1453
114 Jimmie 1206 Charlene 1424
115 Jesse 1179 Lynda 1406
116 Alvin 1132 Rosa 1378
117 Manuel 1128 Marsha 1353
118 Jerome 1117 Edna 1308
119 Lewis 1102 June 1266
120 Floyd 1093 Jeanette 1265
121 Harvey 1081 Josephine 1250
122 Bob 1079 Eleanor 1247
123 Clyde 1064 Gladys 1237
124 Vernon 1050 Emma 1229
125 Leslie 1041 Yvonne 1221
126 Craig 1034 Edith 1188
127 Franklin 1017 Lillian 1165
128 Angel 1013 Vicki 1163
129 Calvin 1002 Vivian 1139
130 Benjamin 998 Pauline 1126
131 Charlie 976 Sara 1062
132 Jon 964 Victoria 1061
133 Randall 958 Wilma 1060
134 Dan 956 Teresa 1049
135 Jay 947 Florence 1046
136 Carlos 946 Clara 1040
137 Darrell 934 Esther 1034
138 Tony 916 Georgia 1020
139 Gilbert 910 Grace 1014
140 Duane 903 Julie 990
141 Nicholas 893 Margie 985
142 Jackie 889 Lucille 977
143 Joel 880 Thelma 975
144 Glen 878 Ethel 972
145 Herman 877 Audrey 965
146 Lester 869 Priscilla 955
147 Allan 863 Gwendolyn 946
148 Leo 854 Marion 944
149 Johnnie 853 Claudia 941
150 Arnold 847 Andrea 924
151 Freddie 842 Eva 922
152 Milton 838 Annette 900
153 Dean 825 Willie 899
154 Cecil 819 Hazel 857
155 Christopher 794 Maryann 848
156 Chester 783 Ana 840
157 Antonio 735 Pat 830
158 Randy 735 Bertha 829
159 Eric 734 Beatrice 828
160 Ramon 727 Bernice 828
161 Lonnie 720 Maxine 819
162 Lynn 719 Lydia 817
163 Miguel 714 Marian 811
164 Roland 708 Gayle 804
165 Claude 679 Bobbie 794
166 Pedro 675 Billie 792
167 Ted 671 Joy 782
168 Sam 654 Paulette 780
169 Francisco 653 Cathy 767
170 Neil 648 Ella 766
171 Hector 645 Lillie 760
172 Dave 621 Leslie 751
173 Dwight 621 Lucy 742
174 Wesley 611 Ida 741
175 Jesus 600 Angela 727
176 J 596 Valerie 717
177 Scott 593 Janis 708
178 Elmer 588 Terry 707
179 Wallace 580 Rachel 696
180 Maurice 579 Lynne 687
181 Rafael 575 Iris 683
182 Donnie 568 Alma 682
183 Oscar 562 Penny 676
184 Hugh 559 Janie 675
185 Kevin 559 Regina 669
186 Edgar 557 Luz 665
187 Micheal 557 Deanna 660
188 Jessie 542 Emily 659
189 Willard 538 Harriet 649
190 Karl 531 Elsie 638
191 Garry 527 Jackie 636
192 Stuart 515 Faye 627
193 Sidney 513 Vera 623
194 Nelson 510 Rosalie 618
195 Everett 505 Michele 613
196 Marshall 505 Marianne 597
197 Benny 504 Carrie 595
198 Marion 503 Mattie 595
199 Alexander 499 Veronica 581
200 Ruben 497 Stephanie 580
201 Virgil 491 Hilda 578
202 Sammy 482 Jessie 578
203 Max 481 Patty 576
204 Nathaniel 479 Minnie 558
205 Matthew 474 Claire 553
206 Felix 473 Jacquelyn 553
207 Roberto 467 Jill 544
208 Guy 461 Lana 544
209 Morris 455 Caroline 543
210 Wendell 450 Jennifer 542
211 Lyle 449 Sheryl 540
212 Raul 449 Stella 537
213 Bennie 448 Rosemarie 533
214 Earnest 443 Rosie 532
215 Otis 438 Irma 527
216 Jonathan 433 Bessie 518
217 Clifton 428 Dixie 517
218 Gerard 423 Bonita 514
219 Kent 423 Vickie 514
220 Luther 418 Toni 512
221 Dick 417 Denise 510
222 Terrence 406 Nellie 503
223 Ben 405 Yolanda 502
224 Tim 405 Dora 500
225 Julio 404 Ramona 498
226 Fredrick 402 Dianna 496
227 Hubert 393 Olga 493
228 Perry 390 Colleen 491
229 Horace 371 Agnes 485
230 Byron 369 Johnnie 482
231 Alex 366 Miriam 477
232 Randolph 366 Jeannette 476
233 Clayton 365 Geneva 472
234 Jorge 364 Susie 468
235 Rex 363 Carla 467
236 Reginald 362 Cecilia 465
237 Lowell 357 Jan 464
238 Ira 351 Naomi 460
239 Chris 348 Nora 459
240 Leland 348 Bernadette 457
241 Loren 348 Myrna 457
242 Homer 346 Nina 454
243 Carroll 343 Madeline 453
244 Roosevelt 341 Ada 450
245 Clinton 337 Leona 449
246 Delbert 337 Velma 449
247 Ricky 336 Antoinette 448
248 Ross 333 Deloris 448
249 Alton 332 Myra 447
250 Rudolph 331 Wendy 447
251 Mitchell 329 Mae 442
252 Laurence 322 Margarita 442
253 Wilbur 322 Cora 440
254 Neal 320 Beth 435
255 Oliver 319 Aida 429
256 Willis 317 Christina 424
257 Archie 313 Hattie 419
258 Darryl 308 Gertrude 414
259 Tommie 305 Dawn 410
260 Jeff 304 Becky 405
261 Ron 304 Daisy 402
262 Edmund 302 Verna 400
263 Marc 302 Cecelia 398
264 Salvatore 299 Alberta 394
265 Sylvester 299 Renee 391
266 Troy 299 Sandy 389
267 Malcolm 297 Pearl 386
268 Wilbert 297 Lola 382
269 Isaac 296 Marguerite 382
270 Darrel 294 Olivia 382
271 Bradley 293 Viola 380
272 Jan 293 Myrtle 369
273 Pete 292 Ernestine 367
274 Frankie 291 Eunice 367
275 Rick 291 Lena 366
276 Julius 289 Lula 362
277 Jerald 284 Flora 356
278 Mario 284 Francine 355
279 Aaron 280 Erma 348
280 Mack 280 Fannie 348
281 Myron 277 Jennie 347
282 Rudy 277 Bettye 342
283 Jacob 274 Isabel 337
284 Terrance 274 Lee 337
285 Daryl 273 Bettie 336
286 Carlton 272 Bette 335
287 Pat 270 Betsy 329
288 Dewey 268 Penelope 324
289 Doyle 267 Sonia 323
290 Clark 265 Henrietta 321
291 Sherman 263 Candace 320
292 Nathan 261 Saundra 317
293 Wilson 261 Amelia 314
294 Dana 260 Robin 314
295 Ivan 260 Violet 314
296 L 259 Laverne 310
297 Greg 258 Sondra 310
298 Teddy 257 Alicia 309
299 Julian 256 Eloise 308
300 Ken 256 Sharron 308
301 Kenny 255 Marcella 306
302 Rodger 248 Dale 303
303 Ismael 246 Antonia 298
304 Phil 244 Michelle 295
305 Mickey 243 Katie 294
306 Nick 243 Trudy 294
307 Rufus 242 Della 291
308 Ellis 241 Jeannie 291
309 Grady 240 Melba 279
310 Tyrone 240 Melinda 279
311 Ricardo 237 Gale 276
312 Jeffery 234 Jerry 276
313 Woodrow 234 Reba 270
314 Forrest 232 Doreen 267
315 Efrain 231 Nadine 266
316 Wilfredo 231 Susanne 264
317 Alfredo 227 Mamie 262
318 Preston 225 Frankie 260
319 Lance 224 Sonja 259
320 Fernando 223 Gretchen 257
321 Dallas 221 Sallie 256
322 Angelo 216 Celia 255
323 Brent 216 Debra 255
324 Owen 216 Joanna 254
325 Van 215 Vicky 253
326 Enrique 214 Genevieve 250
327 Pablo 214 Lucinda 250
328 Elbert 213 Cindy 249
329 Armando 212 Beulah 248
330 Eldon 212 Glenna 248
331 Noel 212 Amy 247
332 Wade 211 Inez 246
333 Sammie 210 Laurie 246
334 Rickey 209 Mable 246
335 Conrad 207 Rosetta 244
336 Billie 206 Delia 243
337 Salvador 205 Lou 242
338 Ervin 204 Fay 241
339 Irvin 204 Maggie 241
340 Kerry 204 Rhonda 241
341 Alberto 203 Gay 240
342 Boyd 202 Guadalupe 240
343 Gilberto 199 Claudette 239
344 Grant 199 Dana 238
345 Sheldon 199 Camille 235
346 Louie 198 Nelda 235
347 Bryan 197 Muriel 234
348 Stewart 195 Melanie 232
349 Merle 194 Polly 231
350 Orville 193 Shelby 229
351 Bert 192 Rochelle 226
352 Domingo 192 Jimmie 225
353 Garland 192 Milagros 225
354 Junior 189 Patti 223
355 Freddy 187 Lila 222
356 Guadalupe 187 Margo 221
357 Alfonso 186 Freda 219
358 Denis 186 Kaye 219
359 Travis 185 Monica 219
360 Aubrey 183 Rosalind 219
361 Percy 183 Darla 218
362 Robin 183 Eula 218
363 Marlin 182 Ginger 218
364 Israel 181 Judi 218
365 Buddy 179 Faith 216
366 Kurt 178 Helene 216
367 Jaime 177 Mona 216
368 Gale 176 Laurel 214
369 Harlan 176 Noreen 213
370 Andy 175 Lenora 212
371 Felipe 174 Natalie 211
372 Geoffrey 172 Mabel 210
373 Marcus 172 Earnestine 209
374 Rene 172 Terri 209
375 Wilfred 172 Lorene 208
376 Winston 172 Etta 204
377 Denny 171 Molly 204
378 Darwin 170 Nettie 204
379 Andres 166 Winifred 204
380 Ed 166 Kristine 203
381 Moses 166 Ina 202
382 Lorenzo 165 Blanca 201
383 Emmett 164 Gwen 201
384 Burton 163 Shelia 201
385 Alonzo 161 Lorna 200
386 Ernesto 161 Nilda 200
387 Dwayne 160 Elba 198
388 Santos 160 Juana 198
389 Lanny 159 Lynette 198
390 Loyd 159 Marta 198
391 Tomas 159 Cathleen 197
392 Carmelo 156 Jenny 197
393 Ernie 156 Melody 195
394 R 156 Ruthie 195
395 Monte 155 Opal 192
396 Gerry 153 Rena 191
397 Edmond 152 Diann 190
398 Harley 152 Marva 188
399 Lionel 152 Earlene 187
400 Grover 151 Blanche 186
401 Adrian 150 Earline 186
402 Amos 150 Ora 186
403 Royce 150 Mercedes 185
404 Kim 149 Sherrie 184
405 Ned 148 Ollie 183
406 Elliott 147 Essie 182
407 Spencer 146 Tina 182
408 Abraham 145 Jayne 181
409 Cary 144 Carlene 180
410 Cleveland 144 Roseann 180
411 Kermit 143 Therese 178
412 Bobbie 142 Estella 177
413 Kelly 142 Pearlie 177
414 Dominic 141 Sharyn 177
415 Elwood 139 Bernadine 174
416 Irving 139 Willa 174
417 Terence 139 Josie 172
418 Roderick 138 Dorothea 170
419 Ronny 138 Elena 170
420 Thurman 138 Ilene 170
421 Carmen 137 Janette 170
422 Kirk 136 Cheri 168
423 Arturo 135 Leah 167
424 Odell 134 Gracie 166
425 Santiago 134 Harriett 166
426 A 132 Holly 166
427 Emilio 132 Sadie 165
428 Guillermo 132 Debbie 164
429 Hal 132 Edwina 164
430 Eduardo 130 Jewel 164
431 Dominick 129 Estelle 163
432 Cornelius 128 Adrienne 162
433 Gregg 128 Eugenia 162
434 Austin 127 Lupe 162
435 Gabriel 127 Marilynn 161
436 Murray 127 Tommie 161
437 Bradford 126 Adele 160
438 Elton 126 Dorthy 160
439 Barney 124 Karin 160
440 Orlando 124 Dona 159
441 Chuck 122 Elvira 159
442 Norbert 122 Jeanie 159
443 Simon 121 April 158
444 Adam 120 Johanna 158
445 Sanford 120 Lenore 158
446 Al 119 James 157
447 Doug 119 Judie 157
448 Linwood 119 Lela 157
449 Sterling 119 Elsa 156
450 August 118 Robbie 156
451 Rodolfo 118 Josefina 155
452 Emil 117 Kathie 154
453 Lamar 117 Corinne 153
454 Roscoe 117 Pam 153
455 Will 117 Jeannine 152
456 Dannie 116 Lavonne 152
457 Elijah 116 Beverley 150
458 Millard 115 Jewell 150
459 Ollie 115 Karla 150
460 W 115 Addie 149
461 Errol 114 Lora 149
462 Weldon 114 Marylou 149
463 Laverne 113 Fern 148
464 Norris 113 Lisa 148
465 C 112 Katharine 146
466 Jasper 111 Elva 144
467 Todd 111 Marla 143
468 Vaughn 111 Mavis 143
469 Frederic 110 Rae 143
470 Reuben 109 Arleen 142
471 Anibal 108 Hope 142
472 Armand 108 Minerva 141
473 Elias 107 Francis 139
474 Gail 105 Maryanne 138
475 Harrison 105 Angelina 137
476 Hollis 105 Rosalyn 137
477 Truman 105 Amanda 136
478 Blaine 104 Eddie 136
479 Jerold 104 Freddie 136
480 Riley 104 Leola 136
481 Emory 103 Jannie 135
482 Galen 103 Felicita 134
483 Hiram 103 Iva 134
484 Jake 103 Melva 134
485 Miles 103 Nereida 134
486 Otto 103 Cassandra 133
487 Russel 103 Francisca 133
488 Colin 102 Cornelia 132
489 Coy 101 Rhoda 132
490 Irwin 100 Jeri 131
491 Mary 100 Lottie 131
492 Vance 100 Dolly 129
493 Wiley 100 Ladonna 129
494 Emanuel 98 Rosanne 129
495 Jackson 98 Consuelo 128
496 Merlin 98 Joe 128
497 Johnie 97 May 128
498 Reynaldo 97 Ola 128
499 Charley 96 Aurora 126
500 Eddy 96 Candice 126
501 Gus 96 Cherie 126
502 Nolan 96 Dee 126
503 Dudley 95 Elnora 126
504 Elvin 95 Meredith 126
505 Jess 95 Belinda 125
506 Monroe 95 Cecile 124
507 Heriberto 94 Clarice 124
508 Erwin 93 Margery 123
509 Maynard 93 Imogene 122
510 Stephan 93 Millie 122
511 Fredric 92 Mollie 121
512 Jerrold 92 Lucia 120
513 Levi 91 Melissa 120
514 Stan 91 Sybil 120
515 Booker 90 Delois 119
516 Dewayne 90 Effie 119
517 Alejandro 89 Jamie 119
518 Andre 89 Marlys 117
519 Clair 89 Maryellen 117
520 Monty 89 Sherri 117
521 Ramiro 89 Sherrill 117
522 Ward 89 Helena 115
523 Benito 88 Esperanza 114
524 Carol 88 Lizzie 114
525 Vicente 88 Robert 114
526 Dexter 86 Shelley 114
527 Everette 86 Tamara 114
528 Merrill 86 Angie 112
529 Noah 86 Cleo 112
530 Shirley 86 Queen 112
531 Buford 85 Raquel 112
532 Denver 85 Jolene 111
533 Elliot 85 Nita 111
534 Shelby 85 Nola 111
535 Solomon 85 Madelyn 109
536 Gregorio 84 Celeste 108
537 Joaquin 84 Cherry 108
538 Kirby 84 Corrine 108
539 M 84 Jessica 108
540 Randal 84 Nan 108
541 Vern 84 Clare 107
542 Abel 83 Ramonita 107
543 Agustin 83 Karon 106
544 Jean 83 Nell 106
545 Rocco 83 Tanya 105
546 Wilmer 83 Alta 104
547 Connie 82 Ingrid 104
548 Delmar 82 John 104
549 Wilburn 82 Madeleine 104
550 Carey 81 Nona 104
551 Terrell 81 Sharlene 104
552 Ignacio 79 Georgette 103
553 Rogelio 79 Julianne 103
554 Brad 78 Neva 103
555 Mervin 78 Ronnie 103
556 Alphonso 77 Alyce 102
557 Melvyn 77 Elisa 102
558 Sandy 77 Marietta 102
559 Bennett 76 Merle 102
560 Tracy 76 Winnie 102
561 Basil 75 Roxanne 101
562 Bernie 75 Ruthann 101
563 Jason 75 Crystal 100
564 Mac 75 Dottie 99
565 Thaddeus 75 Louella 99
566 Carmine 74 Shannon 99
567 Evan 74 Sheri 99
568 Hershel 74 Lauren 98
569 Lon 74 Shari 98
570 Nicolas 74 Darleen 97
571 Garrett 73 Frieda 97
572 Harris 73 Reva 97
573 Kennith 73 Karol 96
574 Lupe 73 Kitty 96
575 T 73 Merry 96
576 Carter 72 Petra 96
577 Esteban 72 Kristin 95
578 Kendall 72 Letha 95
579 Lenard 72 Roxie 95
580 Wilford 72 Teri 95
581 Clement 71 Carroll 94
582 Dickie 71 Dian 94
583 Eli 71 M 94
584 Humberto 71 Zoraida 94
585 Javier 71 Heather 93
586 Luke 70 Manuela 93
587 Rolland 70 Yvette 93
588 Cleo 69 Reta 92
589 Elmo 69 Goldie 91
590 Justin 69 Sonya 91
591 Saul 69 Arline 90
592 Gaylord 68 Elma 90
593 Major 68 Odessa 90
594 Winfred 68 Virgie 90
595 Barton 67 Gerry 89
596 Delmer 67 Retha 89
597 Donn 67 Aurea 88
598 Drew 67 Bennie 88
599 Herschel 67 Carmela 88
600 Joey 67 Carolann 88
601 Leonardo 67 Ester 88
602 Dalton 66 Loraine 88
603 Emery 66 Peggie 88
604 Rickie 66 Angeline 87
605 Ulysses 66 Carmella 87
606 Alva 65 Elinor 87
607 Carson 65 Gilda 87
608 Cesar 65 Haydee 87
609 Cruz 65 Luisa 87
610 Donny 65 Robyn 87
611 Earle 65 Roslyn 87
612 Jeremiah 65 Aileen 86
613 Morgan 65 Jana 86
614 Barbara 64 Ronda 86
615 Wilton 64 Angelita 85
616 Clay 63 Charleen 85
617 D 63 Concetta 85
618 Duncan 63 Ila 85
619 Isaiah 63 Isabelle 85
620 Sherwood 63 Rosalee 85
621 Christian 62 Camilla 84
622 Forest 62 Dinah 84
623 Freeman 62 Dominga 84
624 Lavern 62 Elouise 84
625 Marcos 62 Migdalia 84
626 Mariano 62 Candy 83
627 Reed 62 Freida 83
628 Roman 62 Leila 83
629 Silas 62 Luella 83
630 Sonny 62 Nikki 83
631 Alden 61 Adeline 82
632 Augustine 61 Karolyn 82
633 Federico 61 Kerry 82
634 Marcelino 61 Terrie 82
635 Shelton 61 Wilda 82
636 Anton 60 William 82
637 Davis 60 Benita 81
638 Linda 60 Carolynn 81
639 Reinaldo 60 Jeanine 81
640 Adolph 59 Jerri 81
641 Bart 59 Cheryle 80
642 Isiah 59 Marilee 80
643 Jeffry 59 Sharen 80
644 Joshua 59 Zelma 80
645 Lyman 59 Ardis 79
646 Vito 59 Cathryn 79
647 Cornell 58 Deanne 79
648 Emerson 58 Dollie 79
649 Foster 58 Lorena 79
650 Kyle 58 Elida 78
651 Marty 58 Hannah 78
652 Quentin 58 Nydia 78
653 Rogers 58 Ophelia 78
654 Anderson 57 Pattie 78
655 Gayle 57 Socorro 78
656 Morton 57 Suzan 78
657 Alphonse 56 Sydney 78
658 Fletcher 56 Candida 77
659 Jefferson 56 Daphne 77
660 Joesph 56 Maryjane 77
661 Meredith 56 Rosalinda 77
662 Damon 55 Rosita 77
663 Gerardo 55 Bobby 76
664 Odis 55 Janine 76
665 Patricia 55 Annabelle 75
666 Sergio 55 Aurelia 75
667 Stanford 55 Caryl 75
668 Eugenio 54 Charles 75
669 Mcarthur 54 Chris 75
670 Milford 54 Janelle 75
671 Aurelio 53 Lesley 75
672 Carrol 53 Lynnette 75
673 Judson 53 Madonna 75
674 King 53 Noemi 75
675 Radames 53 Olive 75
676 Toby 53 Evangeline 74
677 Dewitt 52 Georgina 74
678 Ferdinand 52 Greta 74
679 Herminio 52 Malinda 73
680 Hilton 52 Rosario 73
681 Pasquale 52 Annetta 72
682 Arden 51 Georgianna 72
683 Cyril 51 Kimberly 72
684 Dwain 51 Lucretia 72
685 Elroy 51 Rosella 72
686 Jere 51 Annmarie 71
687 Lawerence 51 Georgene 71
688 Michel 51 Mickey 71
689 Reynold 51 Alison 70
690 Royal 51 Elisabeth 70
691 Adolfo 50 Eliza 70
692 Bud 50 Gaye 70
693 G 50 Lessie 70
694 Graham 50 Nanette 70
695 Ivory 50 Roseanne 70
696 Jacky 50 Theodora 70
697 Lincoln 50 Adela 69
698 Mathew 50 Alfreda 69
699 Nestor 50 Althea 69
700 Newton 50 Brunilda 69
701 O 50 Louisa 69
702 Reggie 50 Michael 69
703 Warner 50 Sammie 69
704 Bryant 49 Sandi 69
705 Garth 49 Harriette 68
706 Gearld 49 Jerrie 68
707 Mckinley 49 Kim 68
708 Milo 49 Lidia 68
709 Modesto 49 Lilly 68
710 Moises 49 Ofelia 68
711 Pierre 49 Pearline 68
712 Raleigh 49 Gearldine 67
713 Rod 49 Lily 67
714 Art 48 Monserrate 67
715 Brooks 48 Twila 67
716 Mason 48 Alexis 66
717 Nicky 48 Dena 66
718 Norberto 48 Doretha 66
719 Rayford 48 Magdalena 66
720 Rocky 48 Martina 66
721 Waymon 48 Portia 66
722 Adalberto 47 Sophie 66
723 Arlie 47 George 65
724 Augustus 47 Jacklyn 65
725 Cliff 47 Jerilyn 65
726 H 47 Jody 65
727 Houston 47 Lelia 65
728 Huey 47 Lucile 65
729 Matt 47 Marina 65
730 Normand 47 Nedra 65
731 Randell 47 Patrica 65
732 Talmadge 47 Susanna 65
733 Abe 46 Carlotta 64
734 Arlen 46 Carolee 64
735 Boyce 46 Colette 64
736 Burl 46 Erlinda 64
737 Cletus 46 Lauretta 64
738 E 46 Lyn 64
739 Haywood 46 Nanci 64
740 Olen 46 Shirlee 64
741 Olin 46 Toby 64
742 Raymon 46 Alba 63
743 Stanton 46 Avis 63
744 Blair 45 Carrol 63
745 Bruno 45 Claudine 63
746 Coleman 45 Coleen 63
747 Curt 45 Dorene 63
748 Curtiss 45 Lourdes 63
749 Cyrus 45 Bonny 62
750 Danial 45 Carleen 62
751 German 45 Christie 62
752 Hobert 45 Emilia 62
753 Marco 45 Gayla 62
754 Myles 45 Mariann 62
755 Osvaldo 45 Maryjo 62
756 Otha 45 Nilsa 62
757 Theron 45 Phoebe 62
758 Beverly 44 Santa 62
759 Claud 44 Callie 61
760 Gaylon 44 Caren 61
761 Hugo 44 Christy 61
762 Jules 44 Laraine 61
763 Lamont 44 Margot 61
764 Lucius 44 Matilda 61
765 Lynwood 44 Suzette 61
766 Maxie 44 Treva 61
767 Winford 44 Vernell 61
768 Nickolas 43 Ardith 60
769 Robbie 43 Ava 60
770 Russ 43 Barbra 60
771 Seth 43 Celestine 60
772 Susan 43 Corine 60
773 Woody 43 Cruz 60
774 Dane 42 Georgie 60
775 Eliseo 42 Justine 60
776 Hipolito 42 Lona 60
777 Hoyt 42 Nannie 60
778 Isidro 42 Selma 60
779 Jamie 42 Donnie 59
780 Lesley 42 Jeraldine 59
781 Orval 42 Maude 59
782 Val 42 Oralia 59
783 Blake 41 Awilda 58
784 Erik 41 Catalina 58
785 Gerold 41 David 58
786 Harmon 41 Eve 58
787 Noble 41 Norene 58
788 Regis 41 Silvia 58
789 Reyes 41 Zelda 58
790 Alvis 40 Aline 57
791 Dennie 40 Ernestina 57
792 Felton 40 Kate 57
793 Franklyn 40 Myriam 57
794 Hardy 40 Rafaela 57
795 Margarito 40 Sheron 57
796 Oren 40 Aleta 56
797 Reid 40 Charlie 56
798 S 40 Heidi 56
799 Sebastian 40 Lonnie 56
800 Taylor 40 Marcy 56
801 Timmy 40 Pansy 56
802 Walker 40 Zella 56
803 Bernardo 39 Bridget 55
804 Bryce 39 Herminia 55
805 Burt 39 Leonor 55
806 Derek 39 Marylin 55
807 Donnell 39 Rhea 55
808 Emile 39 Sidney 55
809 Garfield 39 Suellen 55
810 Glynn 39 Veda 55
811 Gonzalo 39 Allie 54
812 Hayward 39 Charolette 54
813 Ian 39 Evangelina 54
814 Lacy 39 Flossie 54
815 Lyndon 39 Genoveva 54
816 Marcel 39 Millicent 54
817 Maxwell 39 Alexandra 53
818 Edd 38 Bertie 53
819 Pascual 38 Charmaine 53
820 Porfirio 38 Fran 53
821 Raymundo 38 Kathrine 53
822 Sydney 38 Leora 53
823 Betty 37 Leta 53
824 Clint 37 Mari 53
825 Columbus 37 Pamala 53
826 Donovan 37 Richard 53
827 Douglass 37 Ursula 53
828 Garold 37 Alva 52
829 Genaro 37 Angelica 52
830 Leopoldo 37 Edythe 52
831 Melton 37 Enid 52
832 Napoleon 37 Florine 52
833 Rollin 37 Gene 52
834 Sandra 37 Hester 52
835 Toney 37 Jonnie 52
836 Benton 36 Josefa 52
837 Berry 36 Juliana 52
838 Butch 36 Kristen 52
839 Candido 36 Lavon 52
840 Carleton 36 Marlyn 52
841 Carlo 36 Alana 51
842 Cristobal 36 Danna 51
843 Darold 36 Delphine 51
844 Dee 36 Felicia 51
845 Delton 36 Leanna 51
846 Ellsworth 36 Prudence 51
847 Elvis 36 Shirlene 51
848 Jame 36 Clarissa 50
849 Lemuel 36 Katheryn 50
850 Maria 36 Meryl 50
851 Milan 36 Nelida 50
852 Oran 36 Susana 50
853 Rolando 36 Vonda 50
854 Sal 36 Abigail 49
855 Verne 36 Allene 49
856 Artis 35 Delma 49
857 Benedict 35 Gussie 49
858 Bonnie 35 Ines 49
859 Cordell 35 Leanne 49
860 Lonny 35 Luanne 49
861 Lorin 35 Madge 49
862 Luciano 35 Beryl 48
863 Lucien 35 Elise 48
864 Mose 35 Emilie 48
865 Omar 35 Jaunita 48
866 Walton 35 Letitia 48
867 Zane 35 Libby 48
868 Allyn 34 Luana 48
869 Ambrose 34 Margarett 48
870 Arther 34 Marge 48
871 Avery 34 Margret 48
872 Delano 34 Pamella 48
873 Dorothy 34 Sherryl 48
874 Elden 34 Tana 48
875 Granville 34 Valarie 48
876 Howell 34 Belva 47
877 Jewell 34 Carolina 47
878 Loy 34 Dessie 47
879 Monserrate 34 Iona 47
880 Prince 34 Juliet 47
881 Raphael 34 Lori 47
882 Valentin 34 Matilde 47
883 Willian 34 Nelly 47
884 Alford 33 Rosalia 47
885 Alvie 33 Sherron 47
886 Arlin 33 Thomas 47
887 Ashley 33 Valeria 47
888 Bienvenido 33 Cathie 46
889 Casey 33 Charline 46
890 Cedric 33 Elda 46
891 Darnell 33 Kristina 46
892 Dillard 33 Leilani 46
893 Early 33 Marianna 46
894 Fidel 33 Velda 46
895 Florencio 33 Vernice 46
896 Frances 33 Winona 46
897 Giles 33 Adelaida 45
898 Lane 33 Alene 45
899 Leigh 33 Eleanore 45
900 Mel 33 Gina 45
901 Sharon 33 Lawanda 45
902 Trinidad 33 Leota 45
903 Unknown 33 Nila 45
904 Wally 33 Noel 45
905 Cecilio 32 Roma 45
906 Clem 32 Rosann 45
907 Edison 32 Roselyn 45
908 Eldridge 32 Sophia 45
909 Fritz 32 Syble 45
910 Harland 32 Beatriz 44
911 Karen 32 Georgiana 44
912 Kay 32 Jacquelin 44
913 Leeroy 32 Lea 44
914 Loran 32 Maudie 44
915 Mahlon 32 Pauletta 44
916 Palmer 32 Phylis 44
917 Rollie 32 Rowena 44
918 Rosendo 32 Annamarie 43
919 Teodoro 32 Charla 43
920 Adan 31 Concepcion 43
921 Courtney 31 Cristina 43
922 Delmas 31 Janell 43
923 Dorsey 31 Karlene 43
924 Eloy 31 Patrice 43
925 Farrell 31 Suzann 43
926 Herb 31 Cassie 42
927 Mitchel 31 Cinda 42
928 Neftali 31 Danielle 42
929 Octavio 31 Deirdre 42
930 Rowland 31 Hallie 42
931 Sean 31 Juliette 42
932 Wardell 31 Karyn 42
933 Denton 30 Leigh 42
934 Derrell 30 Lue 42
935 Emmitt 30 Marylyn 42
936 Ezell 30 Nannette 42
937 Gustavo 30 Noelia 42
938 Hayden 30 Oma 42
939 Hunter 30 Paul 42
940 Lindsey 30 Rebekah 42
941 Randle 30 Rosanna 42
942 Rayburn 30 Vonnie 42
943 Rupert 30 Armida 41
944 Williams 30 Berta 41
945 Wyman 30 Catharine 41
946 Artie 29 Clementine 41
947 B 29 Cordelia 41
948 Brady 29 Gaynell 41
949 Buster 29 Germaine 41
950 Collin 29 Glynda 41
951 Dell 29 Ima 41
952 Domenic 29 Ivy 41
953 Edsel 29 Kathi 41
954 Erasmo 29 Katy 41
955 Fay 29 Lonna 41
956 Glendon 29 Loyce 41
957 Jerrell 29 Natividad 41
958 Jody 29 Ronna 41
959 Justo 29 Tracy 41
960 Kenton 29 Verla 41
961 Lafayette 29 Zaida 41
962 Len 29 Adelaide 40
963 Les 29 Billye 40
964 Nancy 29 Deana 40
965 Niles 29 Erna 40
966 Omer 29 Gary 40
967 Orin 29 Kristi 40
968 Shannon 29 Linnie 40
969 Sixto 29 Luann 40
970 Terrill 29 Maribeth 40
971 Valentine 29 Phillis 40
972 Vince 29 Susann 40
973 Virgilio 29 Tomasa 40
974 Aloysius 28 Twyla 40
975 Arvid 28 Amalia 39
976 Cleve 28 Debby 39
977 Duwayne 28 Dorris 39
978 Ezra 28 Glinda 39
979 Hermon 28 Iola 39
980 Ike 28 Jacquline 39
981 Jeremy 28 Joellen 39
982 Jewel 28 Joetta 39
983 Jordan 28 Joseph 39
984 Kris 28 Karren 39
985 Lauren 28 Kathaleen 39
986 Leander 28 Lavern 39
987 Lindsay 28 Lorine 39
988 Lorenza 28 Marita 39
989 Margaret 28 Maurine 39
990 Quinton 28 Mirta 39
991 Rubin 28 Rachael 39
992 Shawn 28 Randi 39
993 Sherrill 28 Unknown 39
994 Theadore 28 Amparo 38
995 Thornton 28 Elvia 38
996 Windell 28 Estela 38
997 Alec 27 Graciela 38
998 Angus 27 Isabell 38
999 Carolyn 27 Jocelyn 38
1000 Chad 27 Kathlyn 38
1001 Diego 27 Linnea 38
1002 Enoch 27 Mariana 38
1003 Epifanio 27 Merlene 38
1004 Eusebio 27 Myrtis 38
1005 Hilario 27 Nancie 38
1006 Kenney 27 Nicole 38
1007 Lyn 27 Rona 38
1008 Marshal 27
1009 Verl 27

*This lists was compiled by the Social Security Administration.


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