Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1891 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 1891:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 7.029 7,681
2 William 6.189 6,763
3 James 4.133 4,516
4 George 3.597 3,931
5 Charles 3.331 3,640
6 Frank 2.427 2,652
7 Joseph 2.354 2,572
8 Robert 2.050 2,240
9 Harry 1.951 2,132
10 Henry 1.875 2,049
11 Edward 1.820 1,989
12 Thomas 1.814 1,982
13 Walter 1.526 1,668
14 Arthur 1.386 1,514
15 Fred 1.246 1,362
16 Albert 1.105 1,207
17 Clarence 0.922 1,008
18 Roy 0.767 838
19 Louis 0.719 786
20 Samuel 0.689 753
21 Willie 0.676 739
22 Ernest 0.654 715
23 Charlie 0.647 707
24 Carl 0.619 676
25 Earl 0.617 674
26 David 0.616 673
27 Richard 0.557 609
28 Ralph 0.537 587
29 Joe 0.534 584
30 Raymond 0.526 575
31 Paul 0.516 564
32 Oscar 0.504 551
33 Andrew 0.477 521
34 Will 0.476 520
35 Jesse 0.475 519
36 Elmer 0.465 508
37 Daniel 0.462 505
38 Herbert 0.458 501
39 Alfred 0.457 499
40 Howard 0.444 485
41 Benjamin 0.422 461
42 Harold 0.383 419
43 Sam 0.383 418
44 Frederick 0.377 412
45 Peter 0.362 396
46 Lawrence 0.356 389
47 Herman 0.351 383
48 Eugene 0.331 362
49 Ray 0.329 360
50 Lewis 0.327 357
51 Leo 0.323 353
52 Lee 0.313 342
53 Floyd 0.307 336
54 Francis 0.305 333
54 Michael 0.305 333
56 Martin 0.303 331
57 Clyde 0.299 327
57 Edwin 0.299 327
57 Claude 0.299 327
60 Tom 0.291 318
61 Ben 0.276 302
62 Jack 0.266 291
63 Jim 0.264 288
64 Edgar 0.253 277
65 Harvey 0.251 274
65 Otto 0.251 274
67 Guy 0.240 262
68 Chester 0.231 252
69 Jacob 0.218 238
70 Ed 0.217 237
71 Luther 0.216 236
72 Leonard 0.215 235
73 Hugh 0.213 233
74 Homer 0.210 230
75 Jessie 0.208 227
76 Theodore 0.205 224
77 Oliver 0.194 212
77 Patrick 0.194 212
79 Archie 0.184 201
80 Philip 0.181 198
81 Clifford 0.179 196
82 Charley 0.177 193
83 Lester 0.175 191
84 Leroy 0.174 190
85 Bernard 0.171 187
86 Russell 0.170 186
86 August 0.170 186
88 Lloyd 0.169 185
89 Bert 0.166 181
90 Ira 0.164 179
90 Eddie 0.164 179
92 Stanley 0.163 178
93 Everett 0.159 174
94 Allen 0.158 173
95 Alexander 0.157 172
96 Anthony 0.156 170
97 Horace 0.151 165
98 Leslie 0.150 164
99 Norman 0.149 163
99 Grover 0.149 163
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.954 11,703
2 Anna 2.594 5,099
3 Margaret 1.559 3,065
4 Elizabeth 1.556 3,059
5 Emma 1.467 2,884
6 Florence 1.381 2,715
7 Ethel 1.368 2,689
8 Minnie 1.235 2,428
9 Helen 1.230 2,417
10 Bertha 1.207 2,372
11 Clara 1.201 2,360
12 Bessie 1.182 2,323
13 Annie 1.066 2,096
14 Grace 1.062 2,088
15 Mabel 1.032 2,029
16 Alice 1.025 2,015
17 Ida 1.018 2,002
18 Edna 0.999 1,963
19 Ruth 0.945 1,857
20 Lillian 0.922 1,812
21 Martha 0.887 1,744
22 Rose 0.863 1,696
23 Ella 0.857 1,685
24 Sarah 0.849 1,669
25 Nellie 0.838 1,647
26 Gertrude 0.837 1,645
27 Pearl 0.817 1,605
28 Marie 0.812 1,596
29 Edith 0.768 1,509
29 Laura 0.768 1,509
31 Myrtle 0.742 1,458
32 Hazel 0.736 1,447
33 Eva 0.718 1,412
34 Frances 0.711 1,397
35 Cora 0.683 1,343
36 Carrie 0.683 1,342
37 Louise 0.678 1,333
38 Elsie 0.663 1,303
39 Lillie 0.634 1,247
40 Jennie 0.630 1,238
41 Catherine 0.620 1,219
41 Hattie 0.620 1,219
43 Julia 0.610 1,200
44 Maude 0.604 1,188
45 Lena 0.597 1,174
46 Mattie 0.593 1,165
47 Agnes 0.572 1,125
48 Jessie 0.569 1,119
49 Josephine 0.524 1,031
50 Lula 0.514 1,010
51 Ada 0.496 975
52 Irene 0.483 950
53 Lucy 0.480 944
54 Mae 0.475 933
55 Alma 0.473 929
56 Blanche 0.467 917
57 Fannie 0.466 916
58 Dora 0.443 870
59 Stella 0.441 867
60 Maggie 0.428 841
61 Mamie 0.422 830
62 Katherine 0.409 803
63 Nora 0.407 801
64 Mildred 0.387 761
65 Rosa 0.371 729
66 Esther 0.361 710
67 Effie 0.358 704
68 May 0.354 696
69 Ellen 0.343 675
70 Gladys 0.322 633
71 Nettie 0.315 620
72 Sadie 0.314 617
73 Viola 0.310 609
74 Della 0.309 607
75 Sallie 0.289 569
76 Susie 0.288 566
76 Dorothy 0.288 566
78 Willie 0.286 562
79 Daisy 0.283 557
80 Ruby 0.282 554
81 Beulah 0.268 526
82 Lizzie 0.267 525
83 Nancy 0.266 523
84 Marguerite 0.260 511
85 Olive 0.259 509
86 Lydia 0.258 507
87 Kathryn 0.256 504
88 Lottie 0.255 501
89 Flora 0.253 497
90 Katie 0.251 494
91 Beatrice 0.247 485
92 Addie 0.238 467
93 Pauline 0.231 455
94 Etta 0.230 452
95 Georgia 0.226 444
95 Emily 0.226 444
97 Virginia 0.223 439
98 Vera 0.217 426
99 Marion 0.210 413
100 Caroline 0.205 402