Baby Name Timeline: 1950s

Baby Name Timeline 1950s

The baby names below saw sudden changes in usage during the 1950s thanks to the influence of historical events. I’ve written explanatory blog posts about some of them — please click the links to learn more!

To check out history-influenced baby names from other decades, visit the baby name timeline main page.

1959

renault, dauphine, car, baby names, 1950s,

1958

attila, movie, baby name, 1950s,

1957

tammy, movie, baby name, 1950s,

1956

cubby, television, baby name, 1950s,

1955

kismet, comic, baby name, 1950s,

1954

bimbo, song, baby name, 1950s,

1953

finesse, shampoo, baby name, 1950s,

1952

faron, musician, baby name, 1950s,
  • 1952 News: Vickye
  • 1952 Politics: Eisenhower, Kennan, Adlai
  • 1952 Movie characters: Danon, Pandora, Lygeia
  • 1952 TV character: Claudia
  • 1952 TV contestant: Rondi
  • 1952 TV personality: Buff
  • 1952 Actor: Keefe
  • 1952 Literary characters: Gevan, Fancy
  • 1952 Comics: Valeta
  • 1952 Song: Charmaine
  • 1952 Singers: Faron, Adriel
  • 1952 Celebrity baby: Leslie
  • 1952 Beauty queen: Jodell

1951

korla, musician, television, baby name,1950s,

1950

frosty, song, baby name, 1950s,