Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1882 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 1882:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 7.832 9,557
2 William 7.619 9,298
3 James 4.828 5,892
4 George 4.255 5,193
5 Charles 4.173 5,092
6 Frank 2.603 3,176
7 Joseph 2.188 2,670
8 Thomas 2.139 2,610
9 Henry 2.113 2,579
10 Robert 2.049 2,500
11 Edward 2.030 2,477
12 Harry 1.829 2,232
13 Walter 1.479 1,805
14 Arthur 1.382 1,686
15 Fred 1.345 1,641
16 Albert 1.228 1,499
17 Samuel 0.822 1,003
18 Louis 0.698 852
19 David 0.687 838
20 Clarence 0.686 837
21 Charlie 0.617 753
22 Richard 0.611 746
23 Joe 0.606 739
24 Andrew 0.551 673
25 Will 0.546 666
26 Jesse 0.541 660
27 Ernest 0.526 642
28 Oscar 0.512 625
29 Daniel 0.487 594
30 Sam 0.455 555
31 Willie 0.443 541
32 Alfred 0.429 523
33 Roy 0.427 521
34 Carl 0.392 478
34 Benjamin 0.392 478
36 Peter 0.378 461
37 Frederick 0.374 457
38 Lewis 0.361 441
38 Elmer 0.361 441
40 Herbert 0.353 431
41 Lee 0.350 427
42 Howard 0.346 422
43 Ralph 0.334 407
44 Paul 0.325 397
45 Jim 0.325 396
46 Tom 0.320 390
46 Jacob 0.320 390
48 Martin 0.317 387
49 Earl 0.309 377
50 Claude 0.292 356
51 Herman 0.285 348
52 Bert 0.279 341
52 Eugene 0.279 341
54 Ed 0.276 337
55 Ben 0.274 334
56 Francis 0.268 327
57 Michael 0.263 321
58 Edgar 0.252 308
59 Edwin 0.250 305
60 Chester 0.246 300
60 Harvey 0.246 300
62 Clyde 0.240 293
63 Lawrence 0.235 287
64 Luther 0.233 284
65 Isaac 0.228 278
66 Jack 0.222 271
67 Charley 0.215 262
68 Guy 0.207 253
69 Otto 0.207 252
70 Patrick 0.204 249
71 Ira 0.200 244
71 Oliver 0.200 244
73 Hugh 0.196 239
74 August 0.192 234
75 Theodore 0.190 232
76 Leonard 0.189 231
76 Floyd 0.189 231
78 Raymond 0.188 230
79 Alexander 0.184 225
80 Allen 0.169 206
81 Stephen 0.165 201
82 Ray 0.160 195
82 Archie 0.160 195
84 Jessie 0.157 192
85 Homer 0.156 190
86 Warren 0.150 183
87 Philip 0.149 182
88 Horace 0.144 176
89 Alex 0.141 172
90 Eddie 0.138 169
91 Julius 0.138 168
92 Marion 0.129 157
92 Emil 0.129 157
94 Milton 0.127 155
94 Clifford 0.127 155
96 Leroy 0.125 152
97 Dan 0.123 150
98 Rufus 0.120 147
99 Leo 0.120 146
99 Sidney 0.120 146
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 7.042 8,148
2 Anna 2.717 3,143
3 Emma 1.991 2,303
4 Elizabeth 1.890 2,187
5 Minnie 1.732 2,004
6 Margaret 1.574 1,821
7 Ida 1.446 1,673
8 Alice 1.333 1,542
9 Bertha 1.303 1,508
10 Annie 1.290 1,492
11 Clara 1.288 1,490
12 Sarah 1.219 1,410
13 Florence 1.143 1,322
14 Martha 1.062 1,229
15 Ella 1.042 1,206
16 Grace 1.033 1,195
17 Laura 0.995 1,151
18 Bessie 0.989 1,144
19 Nellie 0.984 1,138
20 Maude 0.941 1,089
21 Cora 0.930 1,076
22 Carrie 0.896 1,037
23 Mabel 0.862 997
24 Ethel 0.855 989
25 Mattie 0.835 966
26 Gertrude 0.812 939
27 Jennie 0.807 934
28 Rose 0.766 886
29 Edith 0.757 876
30 Hattie 0.742 859
31 Helen 0.724 838
32 Lillian 0.717 830
33 Pearl 0.712 824
34 Louise 0.703 813
35 Julia 0.701 811
36 Lillie 0.700 810
37 Jessie 0.697 806
38 Myrtle 0.694 803
39 Edna 0.677 783
40 Lula 0.674 780
41 Eva 0.661 765
42 Catherine 0.627 726
43 Lena 0.602 697
44 Ada 0.596 689
45 Frances 0.589 681
46 Lucy 0.582 673
47 Fannie 0.562 650
48 Daisy 0.560 648
49 Josephine 0.551 638
50 Maggie 0.542 627
51 Dora 0.513 594
52 Katherine 0.511 591
52 Marie 0.511 591
54 Agnes 0.488 565
55 Effie 0.485 561
56 Blanche 0.473 547
57 Rosa 0.468 542
58 Nora 0.466 539
59 May 0.442 511
60 Mamie 0.439 508
61 Stella 0.437 506
62 Lizzie 0.428 495
63 Sallie 0.421 487
64 Ellen 0.391 452
65 Elsie 0.387 448
66 Della 0.386 447
67 Nancy 0.379 439
67 Nettie 0.379 439
69 Maud 0.373 432
70 Susie 0.356 412
71 Mae 0.351 406
72 Sadie 0.338 391
73 Flora 0.328 380
74 Alma 0.318 368
75 Etta 0.304 352
76 Lydia 0.296 342
77 Addie 0.295 341
78 Katie 0.283 327
79 Susan 0.282 326
80 Ruth 0.279 323
81 Georgia 0.277 320
82 Lottie 0.276 319
83 Viola 0.268 310
84 Mollie 0.264 305
85 Caroline 0.263 304
86 Nannie 0.258 299
87 Kate 0.253 293
88 Willie 0.252 291
88 Olive 0.252 291
90 Harriet 0.250 289
91 Amanda 0.249 288
92 Eliza 0.242 280
93 Lulu 0.241 279
94 Virginia 0.237 274
95 Kathryn 0.235 272
95 Emily 0.235 272
97 Esther 0.230 266
98 Belle 0.228 264
99 Rebecca 0.224 259
100 Charlotte 0.222 257