Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1884 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 1884:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 7.648 9,387
2 William 7.249 8,897
3 James 4.638 5,693
4 George 4.042 4,961
5 Charles 3.912 4,802
6 Frank 2.622 3,218
7 Joseph 2.206 2,708
8 Thomas 2.095 2,572
9 Henry 2.016 2,474
10 Robert 2.012 2,469
11 Edward 1.987 2,439
12 Harry 1.893 2,323
13 Walter 1.550 1,902
14 Arthur 1.377 1,690
15 Fred 1.335 1,638
16 Albert 1.169 1,435
17 Samuel 0.770 945
18 Clarence 0.724 889
19 Louis 0.722 886
20 Grover 0.653 802
21 David 0.620 761
22 Joe 0.619 760
23 Richard 0.610 749
24 Charlie 0.608 746
25 Ernest 0.562 690
26 Roy 0.554 680
27 Jesse 0.546 670
28 Will 0.530 650
29 Andrew 0.502 616
30 Oscar 0.501 615
31 Willie 0.471 578
32 Daniel 0.467 573
33 Sam 0.434 533
34 Peter 0.427 524
35 Elmer 0.426 523
36 Carl 0.424 521
37 Alfred 0.424 520
38 Benjamin 0.415 509
39 Lewis 0.389 477
40 Earl 0.378 464
40 Ralph 0.378 464
42 Frederick 0.370 454
43 Lee 0.354 435
44 Howard 0.352 432
45 Paul 0.344 422
46 Herbert 0.343 421
47 Tom 0.321 394
48 Herman 0.314 385
48 Martin 0.314 385
50 Jacob 0.310 381
51 Michael 0.304 373
52 Ben 0.299 367
53 Harvey 0.292 358
54 Claude 0.288 353
55 Jim 0.282 346
56 Clyde 0.281 345
57 Francis 0.277 340
58 Chester 0.275 338
59 Eugene 0.262 321
60 Ed 0.256 314
61 Edwin 0.251 308
62 Raymond 0.244 299
63 Edgar 0.236 290
63 Charley 0.236 290
65 Otto 0.235 288
66 Ira 0.231 284
67 Bert 0.228 280
68 Jack 0.223 274
69 Luther 0.222 273
70 Floyd 0.214 263
71 Lawrence 0.213 262
72 Guy 0.212 260
73 Hugh 0.200 246
74 Oliver 0.200 245
75 Isaac 0.198 243
76 Alexander 0.192 236
77 Ray 0.189 232
78 Patrick 0.181 222
79 Homer 0.176 216
80 August 0.174 213
81 Theodore 0.172 211
82 Leonard 0.168 206
82 Archie 0.168 206
84 Leo 0.156 192
85 Harold 0.156 191
86 Marion 0.150 184
87 Allen 0.148 182
88 Eddie 0.146 179
88 Anthony 0.146 179
90 Jessie 0.144 177
91 Emil 0.143 175
92 Cleveland 0.142 174
93 Stephen 0.134 165
94 Warren 0.134 164
95 Julius 0.132 162
96 Philip 0.131 161
97 Dave 0.130 159
98 Horace 0.125 154
98 Leroy 0.125 154
100 Dan 0.123 151
100 Willis 0.123 151
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 6.699 9,217
2 Anna 2.805 3,860
3 Emma 1.880 2,587
4 Elizabeth 1.853 2,549
5 Minnie 1.630 2,243
6 Margaret 1.558 2,143
7 Ida 1.368 1,882
8 Clara 1.346 1,852
9 Bertha 1.300 1,789
10 Annie 1.264 1,739
11 Alice 1.259 1,732
12 Florence 1.141 1,570
13 Grace 1.108 1,525
14 Sarah 1.103 1,518
15 Bessie 1.055 1,451
16 Martha 1.049 1,443
17 Nellie 1.030 1,417
18 Ethel 1.007 1,386
19 Ella 0.999 1,374
20 Mabel 0.923 1,270
21 Laura 0.906 1,246
22 Carrie 0.905 1,245
23 Cora 0.904 1,244
24 Maude 0.890 1,225
25 Pearl 0.827 1,138
26 Lillian 0.806 1,109
27 Edith 0.802 1,104
28 Gertrude 0.773 1,063
28 Jennie 0.773 1,063
30 Rose 0.770 1,060
31 Mattie 0.732 1,007
32 Hattie 0.722 993
33 Helen 0.717 986
34 Myrtle 0.712 979
35 Louise 0.699 962
36 Edna 0.696 957
37 Julia 0.680 935
38 Eva 0.675 929
39 Lula 0.666 916
40 Lillie 0.662 911
41 Lena 0.658 906
42 Jessie 0.645 888
43 Catherine 0.635 874
44 Ada 0.621 854
45 Josephine 0.581 800
46 Frances 0.573 789
47 Lucy 0.572 787
48 Maggie 0.544 749
49 Marie 0.542 746
50 Fannie 0.536 738
51 Dora 0.523 720
52 Blanche 0.517 711
53 Agnes 0.511 703
54 Daisy 0.498 685
55 Katherine 0.488 671
56 Nora 0.471 648
57 Mamie 0.443 609
58 Rosa 0.441 607
59 Ellen 0.434 597
60 Stella 0.424 584
61 May 0.410 564
62 Effie 0.406 558
63 Elsie 0.399 549
64 Mae 0.394 542
65 Della 0.393 541
66 Lizzie 0.380 523
67 Nettie 0.379 522
68 Nancy 0.378 520
69 Sallie 0.359 494
70 Alma 0.349 480
71 Sadie 0.339 466
72 Maud 0.335 461
73 Susie 0.331 455
74 Ruth 0.321 442
75 Etta 0.307 423
76 Lottie 0.289 397
77 Flora 0.286 393
78 Caroline 0.276 380
79 Mollie 0.272 374
80 Lydia 0.268 369
81 Emily 0.265 364
82 Viola 0.263 362
83 Olive 0.262 360
83 Katie 0.262 360
85 Addie 0.259 356
86 Charlotte 0.250 344
86 Kathryn 0.250 344
86 Kate 0.250 344
86 Lulu 0.250 344
90 Georgia 0.248 341
91 Harriet 0.246 339
92 Amanda 0.245 337
93 Willie 0.241 332
94 Susan 0.237 326
95 Irene 0.235 324
96 Amelia 0.229 315
97 Nannie 0.228 314
98 Jane 0.214 295
99 Esther 0.211 291
100 Belle 0.208 286