Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1899 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 1899:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 6.068 6,990
2 William 5.283 6,086
3 James 3.991 4,598
4 George 3.489 4,019
5 Charles 2.732 3,147
6 Joseph 2.326 2,679
7 Robert 2.265 2,609
8 Frank 2.214 2,550
9 Edward 1.650 1,901
10 Henry 1.589 1,831
11 Thomas 1.572 1,811
12 Walter 1.518 1,749
13 Harry 1.503 1,732
14 Arthur 1.178 1,357
15 Albert 1.050 1,210
16 Fred 1.026 1,182
17 Clarence 0.989 1,139
18 Willie 0.944 1,088
19 Harold 0.793 914
20 Roy 0.792 912
21 Paul 0.768 885
22 Raymond 0.754 869
23 Earl 0.713 821
24 Joe 0.677 780
25 Carl 0.672 774
26 Louis 0.668 770
27 Ernest 0.646 744
27 Richard 0.646 744
29 Ralph 0.644 742
30 Samuel 0.611 704
31 Charlie 0.589 678
32 David 0.562 647
33 Herbert 0.512 590
34 Howard 0.511 589
35 Jack 0.505 582
36 Andrew 0.502 578
37 Elmer 0.446 514
38 Francis 0.435 501
39 Dewey 0.433 499
40 Lawrence 0.431 497
41 Alfred 0.431 496
42 Daniel 0.421 485
43 Leo 0.418 482
44 Sam 0.407 469
45 Eugene 0.390 449
46 Oscar 0.388 447
47 Jesse 0.367 423
48 Will 0.359 414
49 Herman 0.359 413
50 Lee 0.337 388
51 Michael 0.326 375
52 Floyd 0.309 356
53 Peter 0.307 354
54 Lewis 0.306 352
55 Frederick 0.304 350
56 Russell 0.293 338
57 Benjamin 0.291 335
58 Clyde 0.286 330
59 Edwin 0.286 329
60 Leonard 0.279 321
61 Ray 0.273 315
62 Clifford 0.258 297
63 Claude 0.254 293
64 Anthony 0.253 291
65 Lester 0.252 290
66 Tom 0.250 288
66 Chester 0.250 288
68 Lloyd 0.249 287
69 Leroy 0.234 269
70 Jessie 0.227 261
70 Jim 0.227 261
72 Martin 0.226 260
73 Ben 0.225 259
74 Donald 0.224 258
74 Stanley 0.224 258
74 Eddie 0.224 258
77 Cecil 0.222 256
78 Theodore 0.219 252
79 Harvey 0.218 251
80 Edgar 0.216 249
81 Luther 0.215 248
82 Homer 0.207 239
83 Norman 0.194 223
83 Philip 0.194 223
85 Bernard 0.193 222
86 Patrick 0.192 221
87 Kenneth 0.187 215
88 Hugh 0.181 209
89 Milton 0.180 207
90 Guy 0.174 200
91 Allen 0.166 191
92 Jacob 0.164 189
93 Leon 0.163 188
94 Otis 0.161 185
95 Everett 0.157 181
95 Leslie 0.157 181
97 Alexander 0.155 178
97 Stephen 0.155 178
99 Archie 0.154 177
100 Victor 0.152 175
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.322 13,172
2 Anna 2.067 5,115
3 Helen 2.040 5,048
4 Margaret 1.717 4,249
5 Ruth 1.581 3,912
6 Florence 1.339 3,314
7 Elizabeth 1.328 3,287
8 Marie 1.275 3,156
9 Ethel 1.212 2,999
10 Lillian 1.092 2,703
11 Edna 1.024 2,534
12 Alice 1.019 2,523
13 Emma 0.988 2,445
14 Clara 0.986 2,441
15 Grace 0.951 2,353
16 Bertha 0.927 2,294
17 Mildred 0.926 2,291
18 Annie 0.925 2,289
19 Bessie 0.921 2,280
20 Gladys 0.900 2,228
21 Rose 0.888 2,197
22 Mabel 0.859 2,127
23 Gertrude 0.853 2,111
24 Frances 0.832 2,058
25 Minnie 0.823 2,036
26 Hazel 0.821 2,033
27 Pearl 0.808 1,999
28 Martha 0.771 1,907
29 Esther 0.737 1,823
30 Myrtle 0.736 1,821
31 Ida 0.729 1,804
32 Edith 0.724 1,793
33 Elsie 0.689 1,706
34 Irene 0.688 1,703
35 Dorothy 0.682 1,687
36 Catherine 0.658 1,628
37 Agnes 0.651 1,610
38 Sarah 0.641 1,587
39 Eva 0.639 1,582
40 Louise 0.621 1,536
41 Nellie 0.610 1,510
42 Ella 0.607 1,502
43 Laura 0.595 1,472
44 Josephine 0.561 1,388
45 Lillie 0.545 1,350
46 Carrie 0.544 1,346
47 Julia 0.524 1,297
48 Mattie 0.473 1,171
49 Lena 0.468 1,159
50 Viola 0.467 1,156
51 Alma 0.463 1,146
52 Ruby 0.446 1,103
53 Hattie 0.439 1,087
54 Jessie 0.437 1,082
55 Blanche 0.430 1,063
56 Jennie 0.429 1,061
56 Beatrice 0.429 1,061
58 Cora 0.427 1,056
59 Mae 0.418 1,035
60 Lucy 0.411 1,018
61 Ada 0.398 984
62 Stella 0.394 975
63 Marion 0.393 973
64 Mamie 0.390 966
65 Katherine 0.381 942
66 Maude 0.367 908
67 Lula 0.361 894
68 Fannie 0.358 886
69 Vera 0.349 864
70 Maggie 0.329 814
71 Lucille 0.328 812
72 Pauline 0.328 811
73 Willie 0.326 806
74 Evelyn 0.324 802
75 Virginia 0.314 776
76 Beulah 0.311 770
77 Rosa 0.309 765
78 Thelma 0.297 736
79 Dora 0.290 717
80 Nora 0.286 709
81 Ellen 0.286 708
82 Sadie 0.285 705
83 Marguerite 0.280 693
84 Leona 0.269 665
85 Daisy 0.267 660
86 Susie 0.251 622
87 Hilda 0.251 621
87 Kathryn 0.251 621
89 Nettie 0.247 611
90 Effie 0.241 597
91 Della 0.240 595
92 Ann 0.237 586
93 Lottie 0.236 584
94 Eleanor 0.232 575
95 May 0.231 571
96 Emily 0.230 569
97 Lydia 0.229 566
98 Olive 0.228 565
99 Georgia 0.223 553
100 Sallie 0.220 544