Baby names from the 1940s
With a war abroad for half the 1940s, times were tough and families were torn apart. But when soldiers returned from war, the “baby boom” began, with births skyrocketing. These were the most popular baby names in the 1940s according to the SSA.
Top baby boys names of the 1940s
Top baby girls names of the 1940s
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