Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1888 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 1888:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 7.119 9,248
2 William 6.701 8,705
3 James 4.281 5,562
4 George 3.781 4,912
5 Charles 3.534 4,591
6 Frank 2.663 3,459
7 Joseph 2.304 2,993
8 Robert 2.167 2,815
9 Harry 2.124 2,759
10 Henry 1.998 2,596
11 Edward 1.901 2,470
12 Thomas 1.885 2,449
13 Walter 1.570 2,040
14 Arthur 1.316 1,710
15 Fred 1.282 1,665
16 Albert 1.207 1,568
17 Clarence 0.787 1,023
18 Samuel 0.717 931
19 Louis 0.680 884
20 Roy 0.659 856
21 David 0.617 801
22 Charlie 0.613 796
23 Joe 0.607 789
24 Willie 0.605 786
25 Benjamin 0.601 781
26 Richard 0.594 772
27 Ernest 0.590 766
28 Will 0.544 707
29 Carl 0.520 675
29 Earl 0.520 675
31 Oscar 0.498 647
32 Jesse 0.490 637
33 Andrew 0.473 615
34 Sam 0.467 607
35 Daniel 0.436 566
36 Ralph 0.421 547
37 Alfred 0.413 536
38 Paul 0.407 529
39 Elmer 0.406 527
40 Howard 0.395 513
41 Peter 0.383 498
42 Frederick 0.382 496
43 Herbert 0.373 485
44 Grover 0.365 474
45 Raymond 0.361 469
46 Michael 0.359 466
47 Ben 0.356 463
48 Lee 0.331 430
49 Tom 0.320 416
50 Lewis 0.317 412
51 Herman 0.310 403
52 Harrison 0.308 400
53 Eugene 0.306 398
54 Martin 0.291 378
55 Claude 0.288 374
56 Jim 0.279 362
57 Francis 0.272 353
57 Leo 0.272 353
57 Jacob 0.272 353
60 Clyde 0.265 344
61 Lawrence 0.264 343
62 Harvey 0.257 334
63 Ray 0.255 331
64 Jack 0.254 330
65 Edgar 0.247 321
66 Otto 0.240 312
67 Floyd 0.232 302
68 Ed 0.232 301
69 Harold 0.229 298
69 Edwin 0.229 298
71 Guy 0.229 297
72 Chester 0.222 288
73 Bert 0.217 282
74 Luther 0.212 275
75 Allen 0.200 260
76 Homer 0.197 256
77 Jessie 0.196 254
77 Charley 0.196 254
79 Hugh 0.195 253
80 Theodore 0.192 249
81 Patrick 0.189 245
82 Alexander 0.182 237
83 Leonard 0.173 225
84 Ira 0.171 222
85 Isaac 0.170 221
86 August 0.164 213
87 Bernard 0.159 207
88 Oliver 0.159 206
89 Julius 0.152 197
90 Leon 0.151 196
90 Philip 0.151 196
92 Clifford 0.149 194
93 Eddie 0.149 193
93 Anthony 0.149 193
95 Leroy 0.148 192
96 Archie 0.147 191
97 Lester 0.145 189
98 Stephen 0.144 187
99 Lloyd 0.135 175
99 Leslie 0.135 175
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 6.204 11,754
2 Anna 2.630 4,982
3 Elizabeth 1.702 3,224
4 Emma 1.629 3,087
5 Margaret 1.533 2,904
6 Minnie 1.401 2,654
7 Bertha 1.293 2,450
8 Florence 1.290 2,444
9 Ethel 1.253 2,374
10 Bessie 1.203 2,279
11 Clara 1.177 2,230
12 Ida 1.177 2,229
13 Alice 1.162 2,202
14 Annie 1.155 2,188
15 Grace 1.103 2,090
16 Helen 0.975 1,847
17 Mabel 0.966 1,830
18 Ella 0.936 1,774
19 Martha 0.934 1,769
20 Sarah 0.926 1,755
21 Nellie 0.916 1,736
22 Edna 0.890 1,687
23 Lillian 0.874 1,656
24 Carrie 0.869 1,647
25 Laura 0.857 1,624
26 Pearl 0.840 1,591
27 Rose 0.839 1,590
28 Gertrude 0.775 1,468
29 Frances 0.767 1,453
29 Edith 0.767 1,453
31 Cora 0.756 1,433
32 Maude 0.737 1,396
33 Louise 0.704 1,334
34 Eva 0.701 1,329
35 Myrtle 0.691 1,310
36 Hattie 0.685 1,298
36 Jennie 0.685 1,298
38 Julia 0.682 1,292
39 Mattie 0.669 1,268
40 Marie 0.664 1,258
41 Lillie 0.659 1,249
42 Catherine 0.640 1,212
43 Jessie 0.633 1,200
44 Lula 0.619 1,173
45 Lena 0.613 1,162
46 Ada 0.589 1,116
47 Elsie 0.587 1,112
48 Agnes 0.552 1,046
49 Josephine 0.528 1,001
50 Fannie 0.523 991
51 Lucy 0.509 964
52 Blanche 0.497 942
53 Mamie 0.484 917
54 Hazel 0.474 898
54 Dora 0.474 898
56 Katherine 0.471 893
57 Maggie 0.466 882
58 Alma 0.450 853
59 Ruth 0.449 850
60 Mae 0.441 836
61 Nora 0.439 832
61 Rosa 0.439 832
63 May 0.413 782
64 Stella 0.409 775
65 Effie 0.393 744
66 Irene 0.381 722
67 Nettie 0.365 692
68 Sadie 0.365 691
68 Ellen 0.365 691
70 Sallie 0.334 633
71 Susie 0.328 621
71 Della 0.328 621
73 Daisy 0.323 612
74 Viola 0.315 596
75 Lizzie 0.313 593
76 Nancy 0.307 582
77 Esther 0.302 572
78 Flora 0.286 541
79 Willie 0.276 522
80 Katie 0.272 516
81 Lottie 0.270 511
82 Etta 0.264 500
83 Mildred 0.263 499
84 Georgia 0.252 477
85 Lydia 0.249 472
86 Maud 0.248 469
87 Olive 0.245 465
88 Charlotte 0.245 464
89 Caroline 0.242 458
90 Emily 0.241 457
91 Addie 0.240 455
92 Kathryn 0.235 446
92 Ruby 0.235 446
92 Jane 0.235 446
95 Beulah 0.225 426
96 Ollie 0.217 411
97 Amanda 0.213 404
98 Pauline 0.207 393
99 Harriet 0.205 389
100 Virginia 0.203 385