Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1880 for girls and boys. Click on a name below to learn baby name meanings and more.

Most Popular Names For Births In the United States 1880:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 8.155 9,655
2 William 8.051 9,532
3 James 5.006 5,927
4 Charles 4.517 5,348
5 George 4.329 5,126
6 Frank 2.738 3,242
7 Joseph 2.223 2,632
8 Thomas 2.140 2,534
9 Henry 2.064 2,444
10 Robert 2.040 2,415
11 Edward 1.997 2,364
12 Harry 1.818 2,152
13 Walter 1.482 1,755
14 Arthur 1.351 1,599
15 Fred 1.325 1,569
16 Albert 1.261 1,493
17 Samuel 0.865 1,024
18 David 0.734 869
19 Louis 0.699 828
20 Joe 0.617 731
21 Charlie 0.617 730
21 Clarence 0.617 730
23 Richard 0.615 728
24 Andrew 0.544 644
25 Daniel 0.543 643
26 Ernest 0.519 615
27 Will 0.497 588
28 Jesse 0.481 569
29 Oscar 0.459 544
30 Lewis 0.437 517
31 Peter 0.419 496
32 Benjamin 0.414 490
33 Frederick 0.408 483
34 Willie 0.402 476
35 Alfred 0.396 469
36 Sam 0.386 457
37 Roy 0.372 440
38 Herbert 0.358 424
39 Jacob 0.341 404
40 Tom 0.337 399
41 Elmer 0.315 373
42 Carl 0.314 372
43 Lee 0.305 361
44 Martin 0.302 357
44 Howard 0.302 357
46 Michael 0.299 354
47 Bert 0.294 348
48 Herman 0.293 347
49 Jim 0.291 345
50 Harvey 0.291 344
50 Francis 0.291 344
52 Earl 0.283 335
53 Eugene 0.277 328
54 Ralph 0.268 317
55 Ed 0.262 310
56 Claude 0.261 309
56 Edwin 0.261 309
58 Ben 0.258 305
58 Charley 0.258 305
60 Paul 0.254 301
61 Edgar 0.239 283
62 Isaac 0.231 274
63 Otto 0.229 271
64 Luther 0.220 260
65 Lawrence 0.217 257
66 Ira 0.210 249
67 Patrick 0.209 248
68 Guy 0.202 239
69 Oliver 0.198 234
70 Theodore 0.196 232
71 Hugh 0.189 224
72 Clyde 0.187 221
73 Alexander 0.178 211
74 August 0.177 210
75 Floyd 0.174 206
76 Homer 0.173 205
77 Jack 0.172 204
78 Leonard 0.169 200
79 Horace 0.168 199
80 Marion 0.160 189
81 Philip 0.157 186
82 Allen 0.155 184
83 Archie 0.155 183
84 Stephen 0.149 176
85 Chester 0.142 168
86 Willis 0.140 166
87 Raymond 0.139 165
88 Rufus 0.138 163
89 Warren 0.133 158
90 Jessie 0.130 154
91 Milton 0.126 149
92 Alex 0.124 147
92 Leo 0.124 147
94 Julius 0.121 143
95 Sidney 0.120 142
95 Ray 0.120 142
97 Dan 0.118 140
97 Bernard 0.118 140
99 Jerry 0.115 136
100 Calvin 0.113 134
100 Perry 0.113 134
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 7.238 7,065
2 Anna 2.668 2,604
3 Emma 2.052 2,003
4 Elizabeth 1.987 1,939
5 Minnie 1.789 1,746
6 Margaret 1.617 1,578
7 Ida 1.508 1,472
8 Alice 1.449 1,414
9 Bertha 1.352 1,320
10 Sarah 1.320 1,288
11 Annie 1.289 1,258
12 Clara 1.256 1,226
13 Ella 1.184 1,156
14 Florence 1.089 1,063
15 Cora 1.071 1,045
16 Martha 1.066 1,040
17 Laura 1.037 1,012
18 Nellie 1.019 995
19 Grace 1.006 982
20 Carrie 0.972 949
21 Maude 0.879 858
22 Mabel 0.828 808
23 Bessie 0.816 796
24 Jennie 0.812 793
25 Gertrude 0.806 787
26 Julia 0.802 783
27 Hattie 0.788 769
28 Edith 0.787 768
29 Mattie 0.721 704
30 Rose 0.717 700
31 Catherine 0.705 688
32 Lillian 0.688 672
33 Ada 0.668 652
34 Lillie 0.663 647
35 Helen 0.652 636
36 Louise 0.651 635
36 Jessie 0.651 635
38 Ethel 0.649 633
39 Lula 0.636 621
40 Myrtle 0.630 615
41 Eva 0.629 614
42 Frances 0.620 605
43 Lena 0.618 603
44 Lucy 0.604 590
45 Edna 0.602 588
46 Maggie 0.596 582
47 Pearl 0.583 569
48 Daisy 0.578 564
49 Fannie 0.574 560
50 Josephine 0.557 544
51 Dora 0.537 524
52 Rosa 0.519 507
53 Katherine 0.514 502
54 Agnes 0.485 473
55 Nora 0.483 471
55 Marie 0.483 471
57 May 0.473 462
58 Mamie 0.447 436
59 Blanche 0.437 427
60 Stella 0.424 414
61 Ellen 0.421 411
61 Nancy 0.421 411
63 Effie 0.416 406
64 Sallie 0.414 404
65 Nettie 0.413 403
66 Della 0.401 391
67 Lizzie 0.398 388
68 Flora 0.374 365
69 Susie 0.370 361
70 Maud 0.353 345
71 Mae 0.352 344
72 Etta 0.331 323
73 Harriet 0.327 319
74 Sadie 0.325 317
75 Caroline 0.314 306
76 Katie 0.310 303
77 Lydia 0.309 302
78 Elsie 0.308 301
79 Kate 0.306 299
80 Susan 0.293 286
81 Mollie 0.290 283
82 Alma 0.284 277
83 Addie 0.281 274
84 Georgia 0.265 259
85 Eliza 0.258 252
86 Lulu 0.255 249
87 Nannie 0.254 248
88 Lottie 0.251 245
89 Amanda 0.247 241
90 Belle 0.244 238
91 Charlotte 0.243 237
92 Rebecca 0.242 236
93 Ruth 0.240 234
94 Viola 0.235 229
95 Olive 0.229 224
96 Amelia 0.226 221
96 Hannah 0.226 221
98 Jane 0.220 215
99 Virginia 0.218 213
100 Emily 0.215 210
100 Matilda 0.215 210