Top 1930s Baby Names

  • Sandra

    2012's Hurricane Sandy blew away whatever style currency Sandra retained from its 1960s Sandra Dee heyday. While in recent years it's been associated with Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day... Read More 

  • Shirley

    All Shirleys were born in 1937, when Shirley Temple was America's princess -- or at least sound as if they were.

    Shirley Temple almost single-handedly lifted the gloom of the Great... Read More 

  • Wanda

    Rarely heard, and when it is, usually attached to a witch. Historically, though, Wanda was a legendary eighth century queen of Poland, and in literature it is the central character of Ouida's... Read More 

  • Wayne

    When Marion Michael Morrison became John Wayne around 1930, his last name took on an air of cowboy cool that lasted about thirty years, but by now it's strictly a dad or granddad name.Read More 

  • Willie

    There have been many great Willies (Mays, Nelson, Wonka), but a boy with this name could never ever go to England. Most people will also assume it is short for the more traditional William, which... Read More 

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