The popularity of first names changes over time. Even in 10 years, several of the top 1000 American first names change, though many also remain the same or change slightly to a different variation.
This is the most common first names of people born in 1940, people that have or are turning 80 years old this year.
American Name Fuel 1940 is a 1,000 first and last name (surname) table alphabetized and numbered for d1000 rolls. The names are American government based, Most common names of those born in 1940 and last names most common in 2000. The information available divides names into male first names, female first names, and surnames.