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Popular Baby Names From 1958

Updated on December 22, 2010

You may wonder why I chose just names from 1958. Well, that year is special to me. It was the year I was born. So I decided to do a little research and find the popular names from 1958. I'm only listing the top ten female and male names.

The Most Popular Names For Babies In 1958.


1 Michael... Hebrew ... Gift From God

2 David... Hebrew... Dearly Loved

3 James... English ... Replace

4 Robert... Scottish..: Famed, bright, shining. 14th-century King Robert the Bruce. Robert Burns the poet.

5 John... Hebrew:.. Jehovah has been gracious, has shown favor. In the Bible, John the Baptist baptized Christ in the Jordan river. Variants have been created in almost every language

6 William ...German:.. Resolute protector

7 Mark...English:Of Mars, the god of war. Form of Marcus. The Roman surname of John Mark who was missionary companion to Peter and Paul and writer of one of the four Gospel accounts of the life of Jesus.…

8 Richard... German: Powerful, strong ruler. A Teutonic name from the European Middle Ages. England's King Richard Coeur de Lion was a crusading knight.

9 Thomas... Hebrew: Twin

10 Steven... English: Variant of Stephen. Crown, wreath.


1 Mary...Hebrew:... Bitter. Variant of Miriam. The biblical mother of Christ. Names like Dolores and Mercedes have been created to express aspects of Mary's life and worship.

2 Susan...Hebrew... Lily. Diminutive of Susannah also used as an independent name. In the apocryphal Book of Tobit Susannah courageously defended herself against wrongful accusation. White lilies grew in the biblical city of Susa in Persia.

3 Linda...Spanish... Pretty

4 Karen...English... Abbreviation of Katherine. Pure.

5 Patricia... Spanish: Noble

6 Debra...Hebrew: Bee

7 Deborah...Hebrew..: Bee

8 Cynthia...English:.. Variant of Cynthia and Lucinda

9 Donna...Italian:.. Lady

10 Pamela...Greek:.. Honeyed.


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