Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1886 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 1886:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 7.582 9,026
2 William 6.932 8,252
3 James 4.498 5,355
4 George 3.924 4,671
5 Charles 3.808 4,533
6 Frank 2.627 3,127
7 Joseph 2.179 2,594
8 Robert 2.053 2,444
9 Henry 2.019 2,404
10 Thomas 1.963 2,337
11 Edward 1.942 2,312
12 Harry 1.896 2,257
13 Walter 1.579 1,880
14 Arthur 1.391 1,656
15 Fred 1.343 1,599
16 Albert 1.250 1,488
17 Clarence 0.836 995
18 Samuel 0.731 870
19 Louis 0.711 846
20 Roy 0.644 767
21 Joe 0.638 759
22 Charlie 0.607 723
23 Richard 0.605 720
24 David 0.566 674
25 Ernest 0.561 668
26 Oscar 0.542 645
27 Will 0.539 642
28 Willie 0.538 641
29 Andrew 0.516 614
29 Jesse 0.516 614
31 Earl 0.479 570
32 Carl 0.467 556
33 Daniel 0.466 555
34 Sam 0.436 519
35 Elmer 0.407 485
36 Alfred 0.403 480
37 Howard 0.392 467
38 Paul 0.391 466
39 Benjamin 0.389 463
40 Frederick 0.387 461
41 Ralph 0.370 440
42 Peter 0.367 437
43 Lewis 0.362 431
44 Herman 0.351 418
45 Grover 0.342 407
46 Herbert 0.336 400
47 Lee 0.335 399
48 Claude 0.328 391
49 Jim 0.327 389
50 Tom 0.322 383
51 Eugene 0.304 362
52 Raymond 0.297 353
53 Michael 0.292 348
54 Jacob 0.291 346
55 Francis 0.289 344
56 Ben 0.281 335
57 Lawrence 0.278 331
58 Martin 0.276 329
59 Edwin 0.263 313
60 Harvey 0.260 310
61 Edgar 0.260 309
62 Clyde 0.258 307
63 Ed 0.255 303
64 Jack 0.251 299
65 Chester 0.241 287
66 Floyd 0.231 275
67 Ray 0.228 271
68 Otto 0.227 270
69 Theodore 0.217 258
70 Guy 0.214 255
71 Luther 0.213 253
72 Patrick 0.209 249
73 Leo 0.202 240
74 Leonard 0.198 236
75 Oliver 0.193 230
76 Bert 0.192 228
77 Hugh 0.191 227
78 Isaac 0.188 224
78 Homer 0.188 224
78 Harold 0.188 224
81 Charley 0.180 214
82 Allen 0.177 211
83 Alexander 0.173 206
84 August 0.171 203
85 Ira 0.166 198
86 Eddie 0.165 197
87 Philip 0.156 186
88 Marion 0.153 182
89 Stephen 0.152 181
89 Jessie 0.152 181
91 Bernard 0.151 180
92 Archie 0.147 175
93 Anthony 0.146 174
94 Julius 0.145 173
95 Clifford 0.144 172
96 Alex 0.135 161
96 Norman 0.135 161
98 Lester 0.134 160
99 Horace 0.131 156
100 Sidney 0.130 155
100 Leroy 0.130 155
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 6.433 9,890
2 Anna 2.786 4,283
3 Emma 1.798 2,764
4 Elizabeth 1.743 2,680
5 Minnie 1.543 2,372
6 Margaret 1.480 2,275
7 Ida 1.333 2,049
8 Bertha 1.302 2,001
9 Clara 1.246 1,916
10 Florence 1.210 1,860
11 Alice 1.178 1,811
12 Bessie 1.165 1,791
13 Annie 1.148 1,765
14 Grace 1.121 1,723
15 Ethel 1.105 1,699
16 Sarah 1.021 1,569
17 Nellie 0.970 1,492
18 Martha 0.970 1,491
19 Ella 0.952 1,464
20 Mabel 0.925 1,422
21 Carrie 0.908 1,396
22 Laura 0.892 1,372
23 Edna 0.855 1,314
24 Lillian 0.834 1,282
25 Helen 0.824 1,267
26 Rose 0.820 1,261
27 Gertrude 0.813 1,250
28 Cora 0.801 1,231
29 Pearl 0.783 1,204
30 Maude 0.773 1,189
31 Edith 0.770 1,184
32 Eva 0.751 1,155
33 Hattie 0.741 1,139
34 Jennie 0.716 1,100
35 Myrtle 0.712 1,094
36 Julia 0.690 1,061
36 Louise 0.690 1,061
38 Frances 0.689 1,059
39 Mattie 0.679 1,044
40 Lula 0.676 1,040
41 Jessie 0.652 1,003
42 Lillie 0.647 995
43 Lena 0.645 992
44 Marie 0.643 988
45 Catherine 0.596 916
46 Ada 0.595 915
47 Josephine 0.549 844
48 Fannie 0.544 837
49 Dora 0.538 827
50 Lucy 0.531 817
51 Blanche 0.512 787
52 Agnes 0.507 779
53 Maggie 0.492 756
54 Katherine 0.484 744
55 Mamie 0.463 712
56 Nora 0.461 708
57 Stella 0.457 702
58 Elsie 0.454 698
59 Rosa 0.438 673
60 Effie 0.437 672
61 Mae 0.417 641
62 Alma 0.392 603
63 May 0.392 602
63 Daisy 0.392 602
65 Nettie 0.384 591
66 Ruth 0.378 581
67 Della 0.368 565
68 Sadie 0.366 562
69 Susie 0.364 559
70 Ellen 0.358 551
71 Lizzie 0.333 512
72 Nancy 0.320 492
73 Sallie 0.319 490
74 Maud 0.311 478
75 Lottie 0.293 450
76 Flora 0.288 443
77 Viola 0.286 440
78 Irene 0.284 437
79 Etta 0.282 433
80 Katie 0.280 431
81 Hazel 0.279 429
82 Mollie 0.274 421
83 Addie 0.271 417
84 Olive 0.263 404
85 Esther 0.258 396
86 Georgia 0.257 395
87 Lydia 0.255 392
88 Willie 0.252 388
89 Kathryn 0.249 383
90 Lulu 0.245 376
91 Caroline 0.241 370
91 Amanda 0.241 370
93 Emily 0.240 369
94 Charlotte 0.239 368
95 Rebecca 0.231 355
96 Virginia 0.230 353
97 Nannie 0.226 347
98 Beulah 0.224 345
99 Harriet 0.222 341
100 Kate 0.218 335