Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1900 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 1900:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 6.062 9,830
2 William 5.291 8,580
3 James 4.468 7,245
4 George 3.332 5,403
5 Charles 2.529 4,101
6 Robert 2.358 3,824
7 Joseph 2.290 3,714
8 Frank 2.144 3,477
9 Edward 1.678 2,721
10 Henry 1.607 2,606
11 Thomas 1.577 2,557
12 Walter 1.418 2,299
13 Harry 1.400 2,271
14 Willie 1.303 2,113
15 Arthur 1.143 1,853
16 Albert 1.074 1,742
17 Fred 1.015 1,646
18 Clarence 0.915 1,483
19 Paul 0.794 1,288
20 Harold 0.768 1,246
21 Roy 0.749 1,215
22 Joe 0.728 1,180
23 Raymond 0.709 1,150
24 Richard 0.704 1,142
25 Charlie 0.693 1,124
26 Louis 0.677 1,098
27 Jack 0.649 1,053
28 Earl 0.639 1,037
29 Carl 0.627 1,016
30 Ernest 0.624 1,012
31 Ralph 0.553 896
32 David 0.546 886
33 Samuel 0.541 877
34 Sam 0.506 821
35 Howard 0.481 780
36 Herbert 0.463 751
37 Andrew 0.443 718
38 Elmer 0.431 699
39 Lee 0.416 675
40 Lawrence 0.406 659
41 Francis 0.402 652
42 Alfred 0.395 640
43 Will 0.372 603
44 Daniel 0.369 598
45 Eugene 0.362 587
46 Leo 0.352 570
47 Oscar 0.347 563
48 Floyd 0.342 555
49 Herman 0.339 550
50 Jesse 0.331 536
51 Michael 0.307 498
52 Lewis 0.289 469
52 Tom 0.289 469
54 Leonard 0.287 465
55 Ray 0.282 457
56 Benjamin 0.278 451
56 Clyde 0.278 451
58 Peter 0.273 443
59 Claude 0.267 433
60 Lester 0.266 432
61 Theodore 0.265 429
62 Russell 0.263 427
63 Eddie 0.262 425
64 Frederick 0.259 420
65 Leroy 0.258 419
66 Clifford 0.252 409
67 Anthony 0.250 406
68 Jim 0.246 399
69 Jessie 0.245 397
70 Martin 0.236 383
71 Edgar 0.231 374
72 Chester 0.224 364
73 Ben 0.219 355
74 Edwin 0.216 350
75 Dewey 0.213 345
76 Cecil 0.212 344
77 Stanley 0.211 342
78 Lloyd 0.208 337
79 Donald 0.202 328
80 Homer 0.201 326
81 Harvey 0.199 322
82 Luther 0.195 316
82 Norman 0.195 316
84 Johnnie 0.193 313
85 Leon 0.191 310
86 Bernard 0.190 308
87 Ed 0.183 297
88 Hugh 0.179 290
89 Patrick 0.176 285
90 Kenneth 0.172 279
91 Leslie 0.170 275
92 Victor 0.166 269
93 Alexander 0.161 261
94 Philip 0.160 259
95 Oliver 0.158 256
96 Mack 0.154 250
97 Horace 0.150 244
98 Milton 0.149 242
99 Guy 0.148 240
100 Everett 0.146 237
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.257 16,708
2 Helen 1.996 6,343
3 Anna 1.924 6,115
4 Margaret 1.669 5,305
5 Ruth 1.499 4,765
6 Elizabeth 1.289 4,096
7 Florence 1.233 3,920
8 Ethel 1.226 3,896
9 Marie 1.213 3,856
10 Lillian 1.074 3,414
11 Annie 1.046 3,324
12 Edna 0.976 3,102
13 Emma 0.974 3,095
14 Alice 0.963 3,059
15 Bessie 0.958 3,044
16 Bertha 0.950 3,019
17 Grace 0.926 2,943
18 Rose 0.895 2,845
19 Clara 0.889 2,826
20 Mildred 0.881 2,800
21 Gladys 0.860 2,733
22 Minnie 0.841 2,673
23 Gertrude 0.812 2,580
24 Pearl 0.790 2,512
25 Mabel 0.789 2,508
26 Frances 0.785 2,495
27 Dorothy 0.784 2,491
28 Martha 0.767 2,437
29 Hazel 0.763 2,425
30 Ida 0.719 2,285
31 Irene 0.712 2,264
32 Myrtle 0.709 2,252
33 Eva 0.657 2,089
34 Catherine 0.655 2,081
35 Louise 0.651 2,070
36 Edith 0.651 2,068
37 Sarah 0.647 2,055
38 Elsie 0.643 2,045
39 Esther 0.635 2,017
40 Lillie 0.631 2,004
41 Agnes 0.602 1,914
42 Ella 0.601 1,911
43 Nellie 0.582 1,850
44 Mattie 0.577 1,834
45 Laura 0.574 1,825
46 Julia 0.556 1,766
47 Josephine 0.548 1,743
48 Carrie 0.538 1,711
49 Viola 0.527 1,674
50 Hattie 0.489 1,553
51 Ruby 0.485 1,541
52 Lena 0.474 1,506
53 Jessie 0.447 1,422
54 Mae 0.442 1,406
55 Cora 0.437 1,389
56 Beatrice 0.435 1,382
57 Alma 0.432 1,372
58 Willie 0.425 1,351
59 Mamie 0.421 1,337
60 Blanche 0.419 1,332
61 Lucy 0.392 1,246
62 Lula 0.389 1,237
63 Fannie 0.389 1,236
64 Jennie 0.379 1,204
65 Katherine 0.378 1,201
66 Marion 0.377 1,197
67 Lucille 0.372 1,182
68 Stella 0.370 1,177
69 Rosa 0.352 1,118
70 Evelyn 0.351 1,116
71 Pauline 0.347 1,104
72 Ada 0.346 1,101
73 Thelma 0.344 1,094
74 Virginia 0.336 1,069
75 Maggie 0.329 1,045
76 Vera 0.322 1,024
77 Maude 0.319 1,013
78 Beulah 0.306 974
79 Dora 0.301 958
80 Susie 0.298 946
81 Daisy 0.293 931
82 Ellen 0.290 922
83 Nora 0.289 919
84 Sadie 0.282 895
85 Leona 0.260 825
86 Marguerite 0.247 786
87 Georgia 0.241 765
88 Eleanor 0.237 753
89 Effie 0.237 752
90 Della 0.235 748
91 May 0.234 744
92 Ann 0.232 736
93 Kathryn 0.227 722
94 Nettie 0.224 711
95 Olive 0.222 705
96 Bernice 0.221 702
97 Lottie 0.217 690
98 Sallie 0.213 676
99 Nancy 0.212 673
100 Betty 0.209 665