Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1890 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 1890:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 7.103 8,502
2 William 6.261 7,494
3 James 4.258 5,097
4 George 3.724 4,458
5 Charles 3.393 4,061
6 Frank 2.571 3,078
7 Joseph 2.231 2,670
8 Robert 2.123 2,541
9 Henry 1.962 2,349
10 Harry 1.959 2,345
11 Edward 1.906 2,282
12 Thomas 1.838 2,200
13 Walter 1.591 1,905
14 Arthur 1.345 1,610
15 Fred 1.259 1,507
16 Albert 1.184 1,417
17 Clarence 0.850 1,018
18 Roy 0.786 941
19 Louis 0.718 860
20 Samuel 0.681 815
21 Charlie 0.666 797
22 Ernest 0.647 774
23 Willie 0.633 758
24 Richard 0.622 744
24 Earl 0.622 744
26 David 0.611 731
27 Carl 0.579 693
28 Joe 0.570 682
29 Oscar 0.525 628
30 Will 0.512 613
31 Paul 0.507 607
32 Ralph 0.490 587
33 Jesse 0.481 576
34 Andrew 0.480 575
35 Alfred 0.459 549
36 Raymond 0.456 546
37 Benjamin 0.449 537
38 Elmer 0.441 528
39 Daniel 0.422 505
40 Howard 0.419 501
41 Sam 0.409 489
42 Herbert 0.390 467
43 Frederick 0.343 410
43 Peter 0.343 410
43 Lee 0.343 410
46 Harold 0.341 408
46 Eugene 0.341 408
48 Michael 0.329 394
49 Leo 0.328 393
50 Herman 0.319 382
51 Lewis 0.313 375
52 Lawrence 0.311 372
53 Jack 0.307 368
54 Ben 0.303 363
54 Francis 0.303 363
56 Ray 0.292 349
57 Martin 0.290 347
57 Tom 0.290 347
57 Claude 0.290 347
60 Floyd 0.285 341
61 Edgar 0.282 338
62 Jim 0.281 336
63 Edwin 0.270 323
64 Clyde 0.265 317
65 Harvey 0.247 296
66 Jacob 0.242 290
67 Leonard 0.230 275
68 Otto 0.223 267
69 Chester 0.220 263
70 Ed 0.219 262
71 Luther 0.211 253
72 Guy 0.208 249
73 Jessie 0.201 241
74 Leroy 0.197 236
75 Patrick 0.190 227
76 Lester 0.188 225
77 Homer 0.186 223
77 Stanley 0.186 223
79 Archie 0.185 221
80 Hugh 0.183 219
81 Oliver 0.182 218
82 Ira 0.175 209
83 Clifford 0.173 207
84 August 0.172 206
85 Alexander 0.169 202
86 Eddie 0.165 197
86 Leon 0.165 197
88 Philip 0.160 192
89 Theodore 0.159 190
90 Allen 0.158 189
90 Anthony 0.158 189
92 Isaac 0.156 187
93 Charley 0.153 183
94 Lloyd 0.152 182
94 Russell 0.152 182
96 Leslie 0.151 181
97 Bert 0.150 180
98 Bernard 0.149 178
99 Grover 0.148 177
100 Sidney 0.147 176
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.989 12,078
2 Anna 2.595 5,233
3 Elizabeth 1.543 3,112
4 Margaret 1.537 3,100
5 Emma 1.478 2,980
6 Florence 1.361 2,745
7 Ethel 1.348 2,718
8 Minnie 1.314 2,650
9 Clara 1.238 2,496
10 Bertha 1.184 2,388
11 Bessie 1.175 2,370
12 Helen 1.146 2,312
13 Grace 1.130 2,278
14 Alice 1.126 2,271
15 Annie 1.101 2,220
16 Ida 1.080 2,178
17 Mabel 1.021 2,058
18 Edna 0.978 1,973
19 Lillian 0.923 1,862
20 Nellie 0.903 1,821
21 Sarah 0.886 1,786
22 Martha 0.885 1,785
23 Ella 0.872 1,758
24 Pearl 0.863 1,741
25 Rose 0.855 1,725
26 Gertrude 0.849 1,713
27 Laura 0.810 1,634
28 Marie 0.775 1,563
29 Carrie 0.749 1,510
30 Edith 0.740 1,493
31 Louise 0.730 1,472
32 Eva 0.712 1,436
33 Frances 0.702 1,416
34 Myrtle 0.697 1,406
35 Lillie 0.689 1,390
36 Cora 0.687 1,386
37 Hazel 0.677 1,366
38 Hattie 0.676 1,363
39 Maude 0.674 1,359
40 Julia 0.632 1,275
41 Jennie 0.624 1,259
42 Mattie 0.623 1,256
43 Jessie 0.620 1,250
44 Catherine 0.611 1,232
45 Elsie 0.605 1,220
46 Ruth 0.593 1,195
47 Lena 0.564 1,137
48 Lula 0.556 1,121
49 Josephine 0.554 1,118
50 Agnes 0.543 1,095
51 Ada 0.533 1,074
52 Fannie 0.498 1,005
53 Lucy 0.482 973
54 Mamie 0.480 967
55 Blanche 0.473 953
56 Stella 0.458 924
57 Alma 0.457 922
58 Mae 0.456 920
59 Katherine 0.446 900
60 Irene 0.443 893
61 Maggie 0.442 891
62 Dora 0.438 883
63 Nora 0.414 835
64 Rosa 0.382 770
65 May 0.372 751
66 Effie 0.356 717
67 Nettie 0.351 707
68 Viola 0.346 697
69 Sadie 0.337 680
70 Ellen 0.327 659
71 Mildred 0.315 635
72 Della 0.313 631
73 Susie 0.312 630
74 Lizzie 0.307 620
75 Esther 0.307 619
76 Daisy 0.292 588
77 Willie 0.287 578
78 Lydia 0.286 576
79 Beulah 0.284 573
80 Sallie 0.283 571
81 Ruby 0.268 540
82 Gladys 0.260 525
83 Nancy 0.254 512
83 Georgia 0.254 512
85 Flora 0.253 510
86 Emily 0.252 509
86 Katie 0.252 509
88 Lottie 0.249 502
89 Olive 0.243 491
90 Pauline 0.236 475
91 Kathryn 0.235 474
92 Addie 0.232 468
93 Dorothy 0.227 458
94 Caroline 0.226 455
95 Etta 0.224 452
96 Marguerite 0.219 442
97 Maud 0.218 439
98 Beatrice 0.207 417
98 Charlotte 0.207 417
100 Virginia 0.201 405