Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1887 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 1887:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 7.419 8,110
2 William 6.834 7,470
3 James 4.362 4,768
4 George 3.919 4,284
5 Charles 3.688 4,031
6 Frank 2.637 2,883
7 Joseph 2.247 2,456
8 Henry 2.038 2,228
9 Thomas 1.968 2,151
10 Robert 1.944 2,125
10 Edward 1.944 2,125
12 Harry 1.882 2,057
13 Walter 1.560 1,705
14 Arthur 1.362 1,489
15 Fred 1.330 1,454
16 Albert 1.184 1,294
17 Clarence 0.816 892
18 Samuel 0.734 802
19 Louis 0.724 791
20 Roy 0.664 726
21 Joe 0.627 685
22 David 0.616 673
23 Ernest 0.597 653
24 Charlie 0.587 642
25 Richard 0.569 622
26 Jesse 0.550 601
27 Willie 0.540 590
28 Carl 0.538 588
29 Oscar 0.525 574
30 Will 0.513 561
31 Daniel 0.510 557
32 Earl 0.491 537
33 Andrew 0.476 520
34 Benjamin 0.432 472
35 Alfred 0.428 468
36 Elmer 0.427 467
37 Frederick 0.424 464
38 Sam 0.424 463
38 Ralph 0.424 463
40 Paul 0.411 449
41 Herbert 0.407 445
42 Howard 0.392 429
43 Peter 0.385 421
44 Lee 0.366 400
45 Herman 0.360 394
46 Claude 0.343 375
47 Raymond 0.340 372
48 Michael 0.316 345
49 Lewis 0.314 343
50 Jim 0.310 339
51 Martin 0.303 331
52 Tom 0.301 329
53 Francis 0.299 327
53 Eugene 0.299 327
55 Clyde 0.293 320
56 Jacob 0.290 317
57 Edwin 0.284 310
58 Ben 0.279 305
59 Grover 0.265 290
60 Lawrence 0.259 283
61 Harold 0.255 279
62 Ed 0.252 275
63 Luther 0.244 267
64 Edgar 0.243 266
65 Harvey 0.240 262
66 Ray 0.236 258
67 Otto 0.231 253
68 Jack 0.230 251
69 Hugh 0.229 250
70 Homer 0.227 248
71 Guy 0.218 238
72 Bert 0.217 237
73 Floyd 0.212 232
73 Leo 0.212 232
75 Charley 0.202 221
76 Patrick 0.199 218
77 Ira 0.197 215
78 Leonard 0.189 207
78 Chester 0.189 207
80 Oliver 0.186 203
81 Allen 0.185 202
82 Theodore 0.184 201
83 Isaac 0.177 194
83 August 0.177 194
85 Archie 0.168 184
86 Jessie 0.166 182
87 Alexander 0.165 180
88 Leroy 0.162 177
89 Lester 0.154 168
90 Leslie 0.152 166
91 Clifford 0.151 165
91 Stephen 0.151 165
93 Julius 0.150 164
94 Warren 0.149 163
95 Philip 0.147 161
96 Horace 0.146 160
97 Bernard 0.145 159
98 Anthony 0.140 153
99 Leon 0.134 147
100 Emil 0.134 146
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 6.362 9,888
2 Anna 2.720 4,227
3 Elizabeth 1.725 2,681
4 Emma 1.703 2,647
5 Margaret 1.556 2,419
6 Minnie 1.425 2,215
7 Bertha 1.311 2,037
8 Clara 1.277 1,984
9 Florence 1.264 1,964
10 Ida 1.241 1,929
11 Ethel 1.227 1,907
12 Annie 1.186 1,844
13 Bessie 1.183 1,838
14 Alice 1.170 1,819
15 Grace 1.089 1,692
16 Ella 0.979 1,521
17 Martha 0.968 1,504
18 Mabel 0.961 1,494
19 Nellie 0.937 1,457
20 Sarah 0.924 1,436
21 Helen 0.904 1,405
22 Laura 0.878 1,364
23 Carrie 0.865 1,344
24 Edna 0.862 1,339
25 Pearl 0.847 1,316
26 Lillian 0.842 1,308
27 Cora 0.809 1,257
28 Gertrude 0.805 1,251
29 Edith 0.800 1,243
30 Rose 0.799 1,242
31 Maude 0.748 1,162
32 Hattie 0.730 1,135
33 Eva 0.724 1,125
34 Frances 0.711 1,105
35 Louise 0.700 1,088
36 Myrtle 0.699 1,087
37 Lillie 0.690 1,072
38 Jennie 0.674 1,047
39 Julia 0.671 1,043
40 Mattie 0.663 1,031
41 Jessie 0.651 1,012
42 Lena 0.646 1,004
43 Marie 0.640 994
44 Catherine 0.622 967
45 Ada 0.585 910
46 Agnes 0.576 896
47 Lula 0.573 891
48 Dora 0.542 842
49 Elsie 0.535 832
50 Josephine 0.525 816
51 Lucy 0.522 811
52 Fannie 0.513 798
53 Katherine 0.511 794
54 Blanche 0.491 763
55 Maggie 0.476 740
56 Nora 0.473 735
57 Mamie 0.461 716
58 Mae 0.438 680
59 Stella 0.427 664
60 Rosa 0.424 659
61 May 0.417 648
62 Ruth 0.403 627
63 Alma 0.401 623
64 Effie 0.396 615
65 Nettie 0.383 595
66 Ellen 0.373 579
67 Daisy 0.342 532
68 Sallie 0.338 525
68 Lizzie 0.338 525
70 Sadie 0.334 519
71 Nancy 0.329 511
72 Hazel 0.324 504
72 Irene 0.324 504
74 Della 0.319 496
75 Susie 0.312 485
76 Lydia 0.288 448
77 Katie 0.283 440
78 Etta 0.281 437
79 Esther 0.277 431
80 Viola 0.270 420
81 Lottie 0.266 414
82 Flora 0.263 408
83 Maud 0.259 402
84 Caroline 0.256 398
85 Olive 0.254 394
86 Addie 0.253 393
87 Kathryn 0.247 384
88 Willie 0.244 379
89 Mildred 0.240 373
90 Beulah 0.228 355
91 Georgia 0.226 351
91 Charlotte 0.226 351
93 Amelia 0.221 344
94 Harriet 0.220 342
95 Nannie 0.219 340
96 Amanda 0.217 338
96 Ollie 0.217 338
98 Emily 0.216 335
98 Susan 0.216 335
100 Mollie 0.214 333