What was the second most popular girl's name in the U.S. during the 1930s?

  • Mildred
  • Edna
  • Dorothy
  • Betty correct

    Description: While popular in the 1930s, "Betty" has been on a steady downward spiral since the 1940s. It ranked second only to Mary during its glory days in the 1930s, as reported by the 2013 Social Security Administration's list of top 1,000 names. Other once-popular girl's names that have fallen from favor over the past 50 years include Tammy, Ethel, Bertha, Gladys and Bessie. The last three are now relegated to the realm of farm animal names almost exclusively. Source: Ancestry.com

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