Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1889 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 1889:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 7.181 8,548
2 William 6.529 7,772
3 James 4.217 5,020
4 George 3.721 4,430
5 Charles 3.527 4,199
6 Frank 2.499 2,975
7 Joseph 2.293 2,729
8 Harry 2.150 2,559
9 Robert 2.112 2,514
10 Edward 1.931 2,299
11 Henry 1.920 2,286
12 Thomas 1.876 2,233
13 Walter 1.610 1,916
14 Arthur 1.401 1,668
15 Fred 1.305 1,554
16 Albert 1.137 1,353
17 Clarence 0.827 984
18 Roy 0.746 888
19 Louis 0.703 837
20 Samuel 0.680 810
21 Benjamin 0.638 760
22 David 0.636 757
23 Ernest 0.618 736
24 Richard 0.598 712
25 Willie 0.595 708
25 Joe 0.595 708
27 Carl 0.591 704
28 Earl 0.578 688
29 Charlie 0.575 685
30 Will 0.530 631
31 Jesse 0.484 576
32 Oscar 0.481 572
33 Andrew 0.471 561
34 Elmer 0.468 557
35 Paul 0.467 556
36 Daniel 0.433 515
37 Raymond 0.429 511
38 Howard 0.423 503
39 Ralph 0.416 495
40 Sam 0.408 486
41 Herbert 0.397 472
41 Alfred 0.397 472
43 Ben 0.381 453
44 Frederick 0.379 451
45 Peter 0.357 425
46 Lee 0.349 415
47 Lewis 0.348 414
48 Herman 0.340 405
49 Claude 0.324 386
50 Tom 0.318 379
51 Michael 0.317 377
52 Eugene 0.310 369
53 Martin 0.308 367
54 Ray 0.298 355
55 Francis 0.291 346
56 Lawrence 0.288 343
57 Harold 0.286 340
58 Jim 0.276 328
59 Leo 0.273 325
60 Edgar 0.270 322
60 Jack 0.270 322
62 Clyde 0.267 318
63 Floyd 0.263 313
64 Harvey 0.261 311
65 Otto 0.260 309
66 Edwin 0.257 306
67 Jacob 0.248 295
68 Harrison 0.242 288
69 Chester 0.231 275
70 Guy 0.228 271
71 Ed 0.227 270
71 Luther 0.227 270
73 Homer 0.214 255
74 Patrick 0.198 236
75 Bert 0.194 231
75 Theodore 0.194 231
77 Leonard 0.192 229
78 Hugh 0.189 225
79 Allen 0.186 222
80 Anthony 0.184 219
81 Bernard 0.181 215
82 Lester 0.179 213
83 Oliver 0.176 210
83 Grover 0.176 210
85 Jessie 0.174 207
85 Ira 0.174 207
87 Clifford 0.170 202
88 Charley 0.167 199
89 Russell 0.166 198
90 Archie 0.164 195
91 Isaac 0.158 188
92 Leroy 0.156 186
93 Alexander 0.155 185
94 Leon 0.155 184
95 Philip 0.154 183
96 August 0.144 171
96 Milton 0.144 171
98 Lloyd 0.140 167
98 Warren 0.140 167
100 Horace 0.139 166
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 6.156 11,648
2 Anna 2.675 5,062
3 Elizabeth 1.616 3,058
4 Margaret 1.542 2,917
5 Emma 1.524 2,884
6 Minnie 1.387 2,624
7 Florence 1.303 2,465
8 Ethel 1.302 2,463
9 Bessie 1.238 2,342
10 Clara 1.226 2,319
11 Bertha 1.212 2,293
12 Alice 1.134 2,145
13 Annie 1.122 2,123
14 Ida 1.121 2,122
15 Grace 1.083 2,049
16 Mabel 1.029 1,947
17 Helen 1.009 1,909
18 Edna 0.959 1,815
19 Nellie 0.926 1,752
20 Sarah 0.914 1,730
21 Martha 0.904 1,711
22 Ella 0.870 1,647
23 Lillian 0.867 1,640
24 Pearl 0.839 1,588
25 Laura 0.828 1,567
26 Rose 0.819 1,550
27 Carrie 0.818 1,547
28 Gertrude 0.815 1,543
29 Edith 0.805 1,523
30 Marie 0.759 1,436
31 Eva 0.725 1,372
32 Cora 0.721 1,365
33 Myrtle 0.719 1,361
34 Frances 0.714 1,351
35 Hattie 0.702 1,328
36 Maude 0.683 1,293
37 Lillie 0.681 1,289
38 Louise 0.678 1,283
39 Jennie 0.662 1,252
40 Julia 0.635 1,201
41 Elsie 0.634 1,199
42 Catherine 0.633 1,198
43 Jessie 0.632 1,196
44 Mattie 0.620 1,173
45 Lena 0.579 1,096
46 Ruth 0.567 1,073
47 Lula 0.564 1,067
48 Hazel 0.558 1,056
49 Josephine 0.553 1,047
50 Agnes 0.546 1,033
51 Ada 0.531 1,005
52 Blanche 0.514 972
53 Fannie 0.480 909
54 Lucy 0.472 893
55 Stella 0.471 891
56 Katherine 0.470 889
57 Mae 0.467 883
57 Mamie 0.467 883
59 Dora 0.466 882
60 Nora 0.439 831
61 Maggie 0.436 825
62 Alma 0.433 819
63 Irene 0.389 737
64 May 0.382 723
65 Effie 0.376 711
66 Rosa 0.374 707
67 Sadie 0.351 664
68 Ellen 0.345 653
69 Mildred 0.330 625
70 Nettie 0.329 622
71 Susie 0.321 607
72 Della 0.320 606
73 Daisy 0.308 583
74 Lizzie 0.301 570
75 Esther 0.292 553
76 Viola 0.283 536
77 Sallie 0.277 525
78 Ruby 0.276 522
79 Flora 0.273 516
80 Katie 0.265 502
81 Lottie 0.263 498
81 Beulah 0.263 498
83 Lydia 0.262 496
84 Caroline 0.259 491
85 Willie 0.258 488
86 Nancy 0.248 470
87 Etta 0.246 465
88 Olive 0.245 464
89 Charlotte 0.240 455
90 Addie 0.237 448
91 Georgia 0.235 445
92 Maud 0.228 432
93 Emily 0.227 429
94 Pauline 0.219 415
94 Kathryn 0.219 415
96 Gladys 0.219 414
97 Amanda 0.218 413
98 Mollie 0.212 402
99 Harriet 0.210 397
100 Nannie 0.209 396