Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in United States of 1885 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 1885:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 7.552 8,756
2 William 6.938 8,044
3 James 4.463 5,175
4 George 4.031 4,674
5 Charles 3.966 4,599
6 Frank 2.645 3,067
7 Joseph 2.191 2,540
8 Henry 2.075 2,406
9 Robert 2.003 2,322
10 Thomas 1.954 2,266
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 6.430 9,128
2 Anna 2.814 3,994
3 Emma 1.922 2,728
4 Elizabeth 1.819 2,582
5 Margaret 1.553 2,204
6 Minnie 1.534 2,178
7 Clara 1.346 1,910
8 Bertha 1.310 1,860
9 Ida 1.306 1,854
10 Annie 1.200 1,703