Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1905 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 1905:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 5.626 8,059
2 William 4.535 6,496
3 James 4.218 6,042
4 George 2.971 4,256
5 Charles 2.519 3,608
6 Robert 2.381 3,410
7 Joseph 2.305 3,302
8 Frank 1.981 2,837
9 Edward 1.652 2,366
10 Thomas 1.490 2,135
11 Henry 1.484 2,126
12 Walter 1.328 1,902
13 Willie 1.244 1,782
14 Harry 1.130 1,619
15 Albert 1.069 1,531
16 Arthur 1.051 1,505
17 Clarence 0.961 1,377
18 Fred 0.896 1,284
19 Paul 0.881 1,262
20 Harold 0.878 1,258
21 Raymond 0.809 1,159
22 Richard 0.722 1,034
23 Joe 0.715 1,024
24 Roy 0.710 1,017
25 Louis 0.685 981
26 Carl 0.669 959
27 Ralph 0.655 938
28 Jack 0.633 907
29 Earl 0.631 904
30 Samuel 0.598 856
31 Ernest 0.590 845
32 David 0.585 838
33 Theodore 0.582 834
34 Charlie 0.559 801
35 Howard 0.513 735
36 Francis 0.478 685
37 Herbert 0.475 681
38 Lawrence 0.468 670
39 Sam 0.433 620
39 Andrew 0.433 620
41 Elmer 0.420 602
42 Eugene 0.414 593
43 Alfred 0.413 591
44 Floyd 0.365 523
45 Michael 0.359 514
46 Leo 0.357 512
47 Leonard 0.346 495
48 Anthony 0.342 490
49 Lee 0.339 486
50 Daniel 0.338 484
51 Herman 0.332 475
52 Clyde 0.331 474
52 Kenneth 0.331 474
54 Jesse 0.309 443
55 Leroy 0.308 441
56 Oscar 0.304 436
57 Russell 0.302 432
57 Lester 0.302 432
59 Donald 0.297 426
60 Ray 0.296 424
61 Clifford 0.293 420
62 Peter 0.286 409
63 Claude 0.279 399
64 Chester 0.271 388
65 Stanley 0.268 384
65 Lewis 0.268 384
67 Frederick 0.266 381
68 Benjamin 0.265 379
69 Lloyd 0.258 369
70 Edwin 0.249 357
71 Norman 0.244 350
72 Cecil 0.242 347
73 Eddie 0.242 346
74 Jessie 0.236 338
75 Martin 0.232 332
76 Homer 0.222 318
77 Tom 0.221 317
78 Edgar 0.220 315
79 Luther 0.215 308
80 Milton 0.209 299
81 Johnnie 0.207 297
82 Bernard 0.204 292
83 Melvin 0.203 291
84 Ben 0.202 290
85 Will 0.200 286
85 Harvey 0.200 286
87 Leon 0.191 274
88 Allen 0.190 272
89 Everett 0.188 270
90 Victor 0.187 268
91 Roosevelt 0.184 264
92 Alvin 0.180 258
93 Stephen 0.172 246
94 Leslie 0.165 237
95 Jim 0.165 236
96 Philip 0.163 234
97 Virgil 0.158 226
98 Jacob 0.154 220
99 Otis 0.151 216
100 Marvin 0.150 215
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.185 16,067
2 Helen 2.198 6,811
3 Margaret 1.836 5,690
4 Anna 1.750 5,424
5 Ruth 1.635 5,068
6 Elizabeth 1.330 4,122
7 Dorothy 1.271 3,938
8 Mildred 1.213 3,758
9 Marie 1.176 3,643
10 Alice 1.165 3,611
11 Florence 1.122 3,478
12 Ethel 1.098 3,401
13 Lillian 1.028 3,185
14 Gladys 0.967 2,996
15 Edna 0.953 2,953
16 Frances 0.932 2,887
17 Annie 0.901 2,793
18 Rose 0.879 2,724
19 Grace 0.849 2,630
20 Bessie 0.789 2,446
21 Bertha 0.785 2,434
22 Clara 0.774 2,397
23 Louise 0.764 2,367
24 Irene 0.761 2,357
25 Hazel 0.759 2,351
26 Emma 0.742 2,298
27 Gertrude 0.734 2,276
28 Catherine 0.709 2,198
29 Mabel 0.703 2,178
30 Edith 0.690 2,137
31 Pearl 0.680 2,108
32 Martha 0.675 2,091
33 Myrtle 0.654 2,026
34 Esther 0.643 1,993
35 Minnie 0.629 1,950
36 Thelma 0.628 1,945
37 Josephine 0.611 1,894
38 Ruby 0.608 1,885
39 Eva 0.586 1,815
40 Elsie 0.584 1,811
41 Sarah 0.569 1,762
42 Ida 0.567 1,757
43 Agnes 0.554 1,718
44 Viola 0.548 1,697
45 Beatrice 0.536 1,661
45 Evelyn 0.536 1,661
47 Julia 0.530 1,642
48 Nellie 0.525 1,626
49 Laura 0.506 1,567
50 Lucille 0.495 1,533
51 Lillie 0.478 1,481
52 Ella 0.464 1,437
53 Virginia 0.450 1,394
54 Pauline 0.446 1,381
55 Mattie 0.442 1,371
56 Alma 0.430 1,333
57 Jessie 0.424 1,315
58 Carrie 0.416 1,288
59 Willie 0.415 1,285
60 Mae 0.414 1,284
61 Lena 0.406 1,258
62 Hattie 0.386 1,197
63 Katherine 0.384 1,190
63 Blanche 0.384 1,190
65 Marion 0.368 1,141
66 Lucy 0.365 1,132
67 Stella 0.354 1,097
68 Fannie 0.350 1,085
69 Leona 0.349 1,083
70 Mamie 0.345 1,068
71 Vera 0.340 1,053
72 Cora 0.337 1,044
73 Eleanor 0.336 1,041
74 Bernice 0.333 1,032
75 Ann 0.321 996
76 Jennie 0.317 981
77 Beulah 0.312 968
78 Lula 0.311 963
79 Rosa 0.298 922
80 Ada 0.282 873
81 Ellen 0.273 845
82 Violet 0.268 831
83 Doris 0.262 812
84 Maggie 0.261 809
85 Betty 0.260 807
86 Kathryn 0.254 788
87 Daisy 0.250 776
88 Lois 0.246 763
89 Dora 0.244 757
90 Marguerite 0.243 753
91 Sadie 0.242 750
92 Nora 0.239 742
93 Susie 0.238 739
94 Georgia 0.233 723
95 Velma 0.233 722
96 Marjorie 0.230 712
97 Maude 0.229 709
98 Anne 0.228 708
99 Opal 0.227 702
100 Emily 0.220 683