Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1898 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 1898:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 6.177 8,160
2 William 5.601 7,400
3 James 4.028 5,321
4 George 3.673 4,853
5 Charles 2.692 3,557
6 Joseph 2.400 3,171
7 Robert 2.220 2,933
8 Frank 2.214 2,925
9 Edward 1.769 2,337
10 Thomas 1.636 2,161
11 Henry 1.624 2,145
12 Harry 1.612 2,129
13 Walter 1.515 2,002
14 Arthur 1.225 1,619
15 Fred 1.095 1,447
16 Albert 1.073 1,417
17 Clarence 1.004 1,326
18 Willie 0.858 1,134
19 Dewey 0.844 1,115
20 Roy 0.794 1,049
21 Paul 0.750 991
22 Harold 0.729 963
23 Raymond 0.703 929
24 Carl 0.696 919
25 Earl 0.668 883
26 Richard 0.661 873
27 Louis 0.652 862
28 Ernest 0.635 839
29 Joe 0.626 827
30 David 0.617 815
31 Ralph 0.608 803
32 Samuel 0.567 749
33 Charlie 0.551 728
34 Herbert 0.542 716
35 Howard 0.534 706
36 Alfred 0.488 645
37 Jack 0.479 633
38 Andrew 0.462 611
39 Leo 0.445 588
40 Elmer 0.441 583
41 Oscar 0.413 546
42 Sam 0.411 543
43 Francis 0.410 541
44 Lawrence 0.403 533
45 Daniel 0.396 523
46 Lee 0.377 498
47 Jesse 0.360 476
48 Will 0.360 475
49 Eugene 0.359 474
50 Herman 0.353 467
51 Floyd 0.329 434
51 Michael 0.329 434
53 Leonard 0.319 421
54 Peter 0.310 409
55 Benjamin 0.307 405
56 Ray 0.298 394
57 Edwin 0.297 392
58 Clyde 0.290 383
59 Claude 0.281 371
60 Frederick 0.279 368
61 Russell 0.272 359
62 Lewis 0.266 352
63 Martin 0.257 339
64 Tom 0.255 337
65 Anthony 0.246 325
66 Chester 0.243 321
67 Clifford 0.240 317
68 Leroy 0.238 315
69 Ben 0.235 310
70 Lester 0.226 298
71 Stanley 0.223 295
72 Edgar 0.216 285
73 Bernard 0.215 284
73 Harvey 0.215 284
75 Theodore 0.213 281
76 Luther 0.208 275
77 Jim 0.204 269
78 Jessie 0.202 267
79 Lloyd 0.201 265
80 Otto 0.196 259
81 Jacob 0.194 256
81 Eddie 0.194 256
83 Leon 0.191 252
84 Hugh 0.189 250
85 Homer 0.186 246
86 Philip 0.185 244
87 Cecil 0.184 243
88 Donald 0.181 239
89 Ed 0.173 228
89 Leslie 0.173 228
91 Milton 0.170 225
92 Archie 0.168 222
93 Patrick 0.166 219
94 Guy 0.163 215
95 Everett 0.160 212
96 Norman 0.157 207
97 Victor 0.155 205
98 Ira 0.148 195
98 Stephen 0.148 195
100 Kenneth 0.145 191
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.255 14,406
2 Anna 2.106 5,773
3 Helen 1.908 5,230
4 Margaret 1.713 4,696
5 Ruth 1.550 4,249
6 Florence 1.382 3,790
7 Elizabeth 1.335 3,659
8 Ethel 1.288 3,531
9 Marie 1.253 3,435
10 Lillian 1.117 3,061
11 Alice 1.038 2,846
12 Edna 1.026 2,813
13 Emma 1.017 2,788
14 Clara 0.996 2,731
15 Grace 0.994 2,726
16 Bessie 0.966 2,647
17 Bertha 0.964 2,642
18 Annie 0.901 2,470
19 Hazel 0.890 2,439
20 Rose 0.889 2,436
21 Minnie 0.879 2,409
22 Frances 0.868 2,379
23 Mabel 0.850 2,331
24 Gertrude 0.840 2,302
25 Martha 0.797 2,184
26 Pearl 0.787 2,158
27 Gladys 0.779 2,136
28 Mildred 0.767 2,103
29 Myrtle 0.762 2,090
29 Ida 0.762 2,090
31 Esther 0.747 2,047
32 Edith 0.723 1,981
33 Elsie 0.700 1,919
34 Irene 0.694 1,902
35 Eva 0.665 1,823
36 Nellie 0.660 1,810
37 Sarah 0.657 1,800
38 Laura 0.645 1,768
39 Ella 0.626 1,715
40 Agnes 0.623 1,708
41 Catherine 0.622 1,705
42 Louise 0.618 1,693
43 Dorothy 0.610 1,671
44 Lillie 0.555 1,522
45 Julia 0.533 1,462
46 Josephine 0.520 1,425
47 Carrie 0.500 1,371
48 Hattie 0.484 1,328
49 Lena 0.481 1,320
50 Mattie 0.479 1,314
51 Cora 0.476 1,304
52 Alma 0.474 1,299
53 Viola 0.464 1,272
54 Blanche 0.463 1,269
55 Jessie 0.454 1,244
56 Mae 0.452 1,239
57 Jennie 0.436 1,194
58 Ruby 0.434 1,191
59 Lucy 0.417 1,144
60 Beatrice 0.409 1,122
61 Marion 0.396 1,086
62 Fannie 0.396 1,085
63 Mamie 0.395 1,084
64 Lula 0.390 1,069
65 Stella 0.387 1,062
66 Ada 0.373 1,022
67 Maude 0.368 1,009
68 Dora 0.339 929
69 Katherine 0.333 914
70 Pauline 0.328 900
71 Willie 0.320 878
72 Maggie 0.320 876
73 Vera 0.319 875
74 Nora 0.317 868
75 Rosa 0.307 841
76 Evelyn 0.305 836
77 Sadie 0.295 808
78 Virginia 0.292 801
79 Marguerite 0.292 800
80 Lucille 0.290 795
81 Ellen 0.287 786
82 Beulah 0.286 783
83 Effie 0.260 714
84 Daisy 0.260 712
85 Susie 0.256 702
86 May 0.254 696
87 Nettie 0.247 678
88 Lydia 0.247 677
89 Kathryn 0.245 671
90 Leona 0.243 665
91 Della 0.239 656
92 Georgia 0.239 654
93 Olive 0.235 644
94 Emily 0.229 628
95 Eleanor 0.226 620
96 Bernice 0.226 619
97 Hilda 0.223 610
98 Flora 0.221 607
99 Thelma 0.221 605
100 Sallie 0.218 598