Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1881 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 1881:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 8.098 8,769
2 William 7.872 8,524
3 James 5.026 5,442
4 George 4.307 4,664
5 Charles 4.281 4,636
6 Frank 2.617 2,834
7 Joseph 2.268 2,456
8 Henry 2.160 2,339
9 Thomas 2.107 2,282
10 Edward 2.010 2,177
11 Robert 1.976 2,140
12 Harry 1.849 2,002
13 Walter 1.542 1,670
14 Arthur 1.454 1,575
15 Fred 1.310 1,418
16 Albert 1.218 1,319
17 Samuel 0.849 919
18 David 0.693 750
19 Louis 0.689 746
20 Clarence 0.617 668
20 Charlie 0.617 668
22 Richard 0.592 641
23 Joe 0.590 639
24 Andrew 0.543 588
25 Ernest 0.527 571
26 Will 0.508 550
27 Jesse 0.495 536
28 Oscar 0.489 530
29 Daniel 0.487 527
30 Willie 0.460 498
31 Benjamin 0.444 481
31 Sam 0.444 481
33 Alfred 0.430 466
34 Roy 0.406 440
35 Lewis 0.405 439
36 Frederick 0.400 433
37 Peter 0.395 428
38 Elmer 0.358 388
39 Jacob 0.352 381
40 Herbert 0.341 369
41 Howard 0.332 359
41 Carl 0.332 359
43 Tom 0.322 349
44 Lee 0.316 342
45 Ralph 0.304 329
46 Martin 0.302 327
47 Jim 0.298 323
48 Earl 0.290 314
48 Eugene 0.290 314
50 Bert 0.288 312
50 Edgar 0.288 312
52 Herman 0.281 304
53 Claude 0.279 302
54 Michael 0.275 298
55 Paul 0.269 291
56 Ben 0.267 289
57 Ira 0.264 286
58 Harvey 0.260 282
59 Edwin 0.253 274
59 Chester 0.253 274
61 Ed 0.251 272
62 Charley 0.246 266
63 Francis 0.239 259
64 Isaac 0.238 258
65 Luther 0.230 249
66 Lawrence 0.225 244
67 Oliver 0.220 238
68 Clyde 0.214 232
69 Otto 0.204 221
70 Hugh 0.203 220
71 Alexander 0.193 209
72 Leonard 0.190 206
73 Jack 0.182 197
74 Raymond 0.180 195
75 Patrick 0.174 188
76 Guy 0.172 186
77 Homer 0.167 181
78 Floyd 0.165 179
79 Theodore 0.164 178
80 Allen 0.159 172
80 August 0.159 172
82 Marion 0.150 162
83 Philip 0.144 156
83 Warren 0.144 156
85 Horace 0.140 152
86 Ray 0.137 148
86 Dan 0.137 148
88 Stephen 0.136 147
88 Garfield 0.136 147
90 Emil 0.134 145
91 Jessie 0.132 143
91 Milton 0.132 143
93 Willis 0.131 142
94 Calvin 0.127 138
95 Dave 0.125 135
96 Bernard 0.120 130
97 Sidney 0.119 129
97 Julius 0.119 129
97 Leroy 0.119 129
100 Anthony 0.118 128
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 6.999 6,919
2 Anna 2.729 2,698
3 Emma 2.057 2,034
4 Elizabeth 1.873 1,852
5 Margaret 1.677 1,658
6 Minnie 1.672 1,653
7 Ida 1.456 1,439
8 Annie 1.341 1,326
9 Bertha 1.339 1,324
10 Alice 1.323 1,308
11 Clara 1.256 1,242
12 Sarah 1.240 1,226
13 Ella 1.161 1,148
14 Nellie 1.109 1,096
15 Grace 1.102 1,089
16 Florence 1.058 1,046
17 Martha 1.056 1,044
18 Cora 0.980 969
19 Laura 0.973 962
20 Carrie 0.969 958
21 Maude 0.934 923
22 Bessie 0.913 903
23 Mabel 0.903 893
24 Gertrude 0.800 791
25 Ethel 0.797 788
26 Jennie 0.793 784
27 Edith 0.787 778
28 Hattie 0.784 775
29 Mattie 0.763 754
30 Julia 0.746 737
31 Rose 0.742 734
32 Lillian 0.731 723
33 Lillie 0.686 678
34 Jessie 0.669 661
34 Eva 0.669 661
36 Lula 0.663 655
37 Myrtle 0.650 643
38 Pearl 0.648 641
39 Edna 0.644 637
40 Catherine 0.642 635
41 Ada 0.635 628
42 Louise 0.624 617
43 Helen 0.619 612
44 Lucy 0.618 611
45 Frances 0.593 586
46 Dora 0.592 585
47 Fannie 0.572 565
48 Josephine 0.570 563
49 Daisy 0.568 562
50 Lena 0.561 555
51 Maggie 0.538 532
52 Katherine 0.510 504
53 Rosa 0.506 500
54 Marie 0.505 499
55 Nora 0.504 498
56 Effie 0.468 463
57 Blanche 0.461 456
58 May 0.456 451
59 Nancy 0.434 429
60 Della 0.433 428
61 Agnes 0.429 424
62 Nettie 0.424 419
63 Stella 0.421 416
63 Sallie 0.421 416
65 Ellen 0.418 413
66 Mamie 0.417 412
67 Lizzie 0.401 396
68 Susie 0.371 367
69 Sadie 0.370 366
70 Elsie 0.348 344
71 Maud 0.332 328
72 Flora 0.321 317
73 Etta 0.320 316
73 Caroline 0.320 316
75 Mae 0.318 314
76 Lulu 0.317 313
77 Lydia 0.302 299
78 Alma 0.296 293
79 Susan 0.295 292
80 Lottie 0.292 289
81 Addie 0.290 287
82 Mollie 0.284 281
83 Katie 0.282 279
84 Ruth 0.279 276
85 Harriet 0.273 270
86 Kate 0.270 267
87 Amanda 0.266 263
88 Nannie 0.261 258
89 Georgia 0.259 256
90 Emily 0.247 244
91 Eliza 0.241 238
92 Viola 0.240 237
93 Amelia 0.238 235
94 Willie 0.232 229
95 Charlotte 0.230 227
96 Rebecca 0.229 226
97 Belle 0.222 219
98 Kathryn 0.221 218
99 Jane 0.218 216
100 Olive 0.213 211