Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in United States of 1897 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 1897:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 6.191 7,550
2 William 5.904 7,199
3 James 4.193 5,113
4 George 3.344 4,078
5 Charles 2.740 3,341
6 Joseph 2.318 2,827
7 Frank 2.235 2,726
8 Robert 2.215 2,701
9 Edward 1.739 2,121
10 Henry 1.635 1,994
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.402 13,412
2 Anna 2.187 5,429
3 Helen 1.820 4,519
4 Margaret 1.670 4,146
5 Ruth 1.562 3,878
6 Elizabeth 1.386 3,442
7 Florence 1.357 3,369
8 Ethel 1.282 3,182
9 Marie 1.240 3,078
10 Emma 1.087 2,698