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for /f %d in (listfile) do md %d works for contiguous folder names (even if more than 8 characters long but not if there is a space in what will be the folder name.

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for /f %d in (listfile) do md "%d"

Add quotes so it takes the space as a literal. Or did you want the space left out?

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