Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1901 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 1901:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 5.968 6,899
2 William 5.182 5,990
3 James 4.096 4,735
4 George 3.122 3,609
5 Charles 2.638 3,049
6 Joseph 2.393 2,766
7 Robert 2.200 2,543
8 Frank 2.078 2,402
9 Edward 1.658 1,917
10 Henry 1.618 1,870
11 Thomas 1.574 1,820
12 Walter 1.487 1,719
13 Harry 1.379 1,594
14 Arthur 1.150 1,329
15 Albert 1.139 1,317
16 Willie 1.119 1,294
17 Clarence 1.035 1,196
18 Fred 0.980 1,133
19 Paul 0.799 924
20 Roy 0.793 917
21 Harold 0.792 915
22 Raymond 0.768 888
23 Earl 0.708 818
24 Carl 0.707 817
25 Louis 0.689 797
26 Richard 0.678 784
27 Joe 0.654 756
28 Ernest 0.598 691
29 Ralph 0.590 682
30 David 0.581 672
31 Charlie 0.566 654
32 Jack 0.558 645
33 Samuel 0.543 628
34 Howard 0.505 584
35 Herbert 0.496 573
36 Francis 0.470 543
37 Lawrence 0.464 536
38 Elmer 0.450 520
39 Alfred 0.438 506
40 Andrew 0.415 480
41 Sam 0.414 479
42 Leo 0.394 456
43 Theodore 0.389 450
44 Eugene 0.385 445
45 Lee 0.367 424
46 Floyd 0.366 423
47 Oscar 0.365 422
48 Daniel 0.360 416
49 Jesse 0.356 411
50 Russell 0.342 395
51 Herman 0.340 393
52 Michael 0.332 384
53 Will 0.315 364
54 Leonard 0.313 362
55 Clyde 0.308 356
56 Benjamin 0.297 343
56 Peter 0.297 343
58 Claude 0.295 341
59 Ray 0.292 338
60 Frederick 0.291 336
61 Lester 0.287 332
62 Anthony 0.279 323
63 Lewis 0.267 309
64 Martin 0.263 304
65 Edwin 0.259 299
66 Eddie 0.256 296
67 Tom 0.252 291
68 Lloyd 0.247 285
69 Clifford 0.244 282
70 Cecil 0.240 278
71 Edgar 0.234 271
72 Leroy 0.232 268
73 Ben 0.224 259
74 Homer 0.222 257
75 Chester 0.219 253
75 Harvey 0.219 253
77 Donald 0.216 250
78 Kenneth 0.213 246
79 Luther 0.211 244
80 Bernard 0.209 242
81 Stanley 0.207 239
81 Jim 0.207 239
83 Norman 0.206 238
84 Philip 0.201 232
85 Jessie 0.200 231
86 Everett 0.189 218
87 Leon 0.180 208
88 Allen 0.172 199
89 Leslie 0.171 198
90 Milton 0.170 197
91 Hugh 0.166 192
92 Oliver 0.162 187
93 Patrick 0.157 182
94 Glenn 0.156 180
95 Alvin 0.155 179
96 Horace 0.154 178
97 Melvin 0.152 176
98 Jacob 0.149 172
99 Guy 0.147 170
100 Victor 0.146 169
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.167 13,136
2 Helen 2.064 5,247
3 Anna 1.936 4,923
4 Margaret 1.740 4,424
5 Ruth 1.563 3,974
6 Elizabeth 1.265 3,216
7 Marie 1.242 3,157
8 Florence 1.232 3,131
9 Ethel 1.206 3,067
10 Lillian 1.055 2,681
11 Gladys 1.053 2,676
12 Alice 1.008 2,562
13 Edna 0.979 2,488
14 Mildred 0.953 2,424
15 Grace 0.943 2,398
16 Annie 0.942 2,396
17 Emma 0.934 2,374
18 Clara 0.912 2,319
19 Bertha 0.888 2,257
20 Rose 0.870 2,212
21 Bessie 0.859 2,183
22 Dorothy 0.855 2,173
23 Hazel 0.825 2,097
23 Mabel 0.825 2,097
25 Frances 0.815 2,071
26 Minnie 0.797 2,026
27 Gertrude 0.773 1,964
28 Myrtle 0.744 1,892
29 Martha 0.742 1,886
30 Irene 0.739 1,879
31 Pearl 0.734 1,866
32 Edith 0.733 1,863
33 Esther 0.725 1,844
34 Ida 0.722 1,835
35 Elsie 0.687 1,747
36 Louise 0.645 1,640
37 Eva 0.636 1,617
38 Catherine 0.629 1,599
39 Agnes 0.600 1,525
40 Sarah 0.596 1,514
41 Nellie 0.572 1,454
42 Ella 0.564 1,435
43 Josephine 0.564 1,434
44 Laura 0.551 1,402
45 Lillie 0.544 1,382
46 Julia 0.536 1,362
47 Viola 0.524 1,331
48 Carrie 0.490 1,247
49 Ruby 0.482 1,225
50 Mattie 0.481 1,224
51 Lena 0.478 1,216
52 Alma 0.470 1,195
53 Beatrice 0.465 1,183
54 Mae 0.448 1,140
55 Jessie 0.439 1,116
56 Hattie 0.435 1,106
57 Thelma 0.429 1,090
58 Cora 0.404 1,027
59 Blanche 0.403 1,025
60 Mamie 0.390 992
61 Lucy 0.385 979
62 Evelyn 0.380 966
63 Marion 0.379 963
64 Pauline 0.369 938
65 Stella 0.365 928
66 Ada 0.359 913
67 Lula 0.356 905
68 Willie 0.354 901
69 Jennie 0.353 898
70 Lucille 0.352 894
71 Katherine 0.350 890
72 Fannie 0.343 873
73 Vera 0.338 860
74 Beulah 0.338 859
75 Rosa 0.332 845
76 Virginia 0.325 825
77 Maude 0.322 819
78 Leona 0.306 779
79 Dora 0.302 768
80 Maggie 0.293 746
81 Nora 0.286 727
82 Ellen 0.280 711
83 Marguerite 0.275 699
84 Eleanor 0.270 686
85 Sadie 0.266 676
86 Bernice 0.260 660
87 Daisy 0.257 653
88 Susie 0.256 650
89 Ann 0.249 634
90 Kathryn 0.244 620
91 Violet 0.240 611
92 Hilda 0.226 574
93 Nettie 0.221 562
94 Theresa 0.218 554
95 May 0.216 550
96 Georgia 0.216 549
97 Effie 0.214 545
98 Olive 0.212 539
99 Emily 0.211 537
100 Della 0.210 534