Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 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
11 Thomas 1.624 1,980
12 Walter 1.554 1,895
13 Harry 1.542 1,880
14 Arthur 1.351 1,647
15 Albert 1.129 1,377
16 Fred 1.067 1,301
17 Clarence 0.985 1,201
18 Willie 0.944 1,151
19 Roy 0.819 999
20 Paul 0.757 923
21 Harold 0.705 860
22 Raymond 0.686 837
23 Louis 0.681 831
24 Earl 0.680 829
25 Carl 0.679 828
26 Joe 0.654 798
27 Ernest 0.644 785
28 Samuel 0.622 759
29 David 0.599 730
30 Charlie 0.586 714
31 Richard 0.576 702
32 Ralph 0.572 697
33 Howard 0.520 634
34 Elmer 0.481 587
35 Herbert 0.463 565
36 Andrew 0.455 555
37 Oscar 0.445 543
38 Jesse 0.434 529
39 Daniel 0.426 520
40 Alfred 0.421 513
41 Lawrence 0.414 505
42 Jack 0.408 497
43 Francis 0.407 496
44 Will 0.403 491
45 Sam 0.392 478
46 Leo 0.379 462
47 Lee 0.371 453
48 Floyd 0.370 451
49 Eugene 0.367 447
50 Herman 0.338 412
51 Peter 0.326 397
52 Ray 0.325 396
53 Edwin 0.312 380
54 Benjamin 0.310 378
54 Lewis 0.310 378
56 Frederick 0.303 369
57 Michael 0.302 368
58 Clyde 0.294 359
59 Claude 0.283 345
60 Martin 0.256 312
61 Lester 0.254 310
61 Leonard 0.254 310
63 Tom 0.244 298
64 Russell 0.242 295
65 Leroy 0.239 291
65 Ben 0.239 291
67 Chester 0.238 290
68 Clifford 0.234 285
69 Edgar 0.228 278
69 Homer 0.228 278
71 Luther 0.222 271
72 Harvey 0.220 268
73 Eddie 0.216 263
74 Lloyd 0.212 258
75 Jim 0.207 252
76 Anthony 0.204 249
77 Stanley 0.197 240
78 Otto 0.192 234
78 Bernard 0.192 234
78 Jessie 0.192 234
81 Leon 0.188 229
82 Allen 0.185 226
83 Leslie 0.182 222
84 Cecil 0.177 216
85 Theodore 0.176 215
86 Hugh 0.175 213
87 Patrick 0.172 210
88 Jacob 0.167 204
89 Philip 0.164 200
90 Ed 0.162 198
91 Norman 0.162 197
92 Guy 0.160 195
92 Donald 0.160 195
94 Stephen 0.159 194
95 Archie 0.156 190
95 Victor 0.156 190
97 Alvin 0.153 186
98 Percy 0.150 183
99 Ira 0.148 180
100 Everett 0.147 179
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
11 Lillian 1.081 2,683
12 Edna 1.034 2,567
13 Bertha 1.008 2,502
14 Grace 0.990 2,458
15 Clara 0.988 2,454
16 Alice 0.979 2,431
17 Bessie 0.969 2,407
18 Hazel 0.942 2,339
19 Rose 0.933 2,316
20 Annie 0.929 2,307
21 Minnie 0.920 2,284
22 Mabel 0.895 2,222
23 Gertrude 0.860 2,135
24 Ida 0.849 2,108
25 Pearl 0.836 2,076
26 Martha 0.802 1,990
27 Frances 0.795 1,975
28 Esther 0.770 1,911
29 Myrtle 0.738 1,833
30 Edith 0.734 1,823
31 Elsie 0.710 1,763
32 Gladys 0.700 1,737
33 Mildred 0.694 1,723
34 Sarah 0.690 1,713
35 Eva 0.688 1,709
36 Ella 0.688 1,708
37 Nellie 0.682 1,693
38 Irene 0.639 1,587
39 Laura 0.638 1,585
40 Agnes 0.636 1,579
41 Louise 0.630 1,563
42 Catherine 0.609 1,511
43 Dorothy 0.593 1,472
44 Lillie 0.564 1,401
45 Julia 0.556 1,380
46 Carrie 0.550 1,365
47 Josephine 0.510 1,267
48 Hattie 0.504 1,251
49 Cora 0.502 1,246
50 Lena 0.499 1,239
51 Alma 0.489 1,213
52 Jessie 0.480 1,191
53 Mattie 0.476 1,181
54 Mae 0.461 1,144
55 Blanche 0.440 1,092
56 Jennie 0.433 1,074
57 Ruby 0.413 1,025
58 Viola 0.410 1,017
59 Mamie 0.405 1,006
60 Marion 0.400 994
61 Lucy 0.396 984
61 Maude 0.396 984
63 Lula 0.391 971
64 Stella 0.389 966
65 Katherine 0.387 962
66 Fannie 0.385 956
66 Ada 0.385 956
68 Beatrice 0.379 942
69 Dora 0.347 862
70 Willie 0.329 818
71 Nora 0.327 812
72 Pauline 0.313 778
73 Vera 0.313 776
74 Rosa 0.310 770
75 Maggie 0.306 760
76 Sadie 0.305 757
77 Ellen 0.295 733
78 Marguerite 0.293 728
79 Effie 0.281 698
80 Evelyn 0.278 691
81 Beulah 0.277 688
82 Lucille 0.261 648
83 Lydia 0.259 642
84 Virginia 0.257 638
85 Susie 0.252 626
86 Della 0.251 624
86 Daisy 0.251 624
88 Emily 0.249 619
88 Leona 0.249 619
90 Nettie 0.247 614
91 May 0.240 595
92 Olive 0.235 583
93 Kathryn 0.230 570
94 Hilda 0.226 561
95 Eleanor 0.225 559
96 Nancy 0.223 553
97 Ann 0.220 545
97 Sallie 0.220 545
99 Lizzie 0.219 543
100 Theresa 0.215 533