Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1906 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 1906:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 5.736 8,264
2 William 4.558 6,567
3 James 4.101 5,908
4 George 2.916 4,201
5 Robert 2.523 3,635
6 Charles 2.504 3,607
7 Joseph 2.448 3,527
8 Frank 1.942 2,798
9 Edward 1.664 2,398
10 Thomas 1.510 2,176
11 Henry 1.466 2,112
12 Walter 1.342 1,934
13 Willie 1.219 1,756
14 Harry 1.132 1,631
15 Arthur 1.031 1,486
16 Albert 1.020 1,469
17 Harold 0.923 1,330
18 Clarence 0.916 1,319
19 Paul 0.908 1,308
20 Fred 0.828 1,193
21 Raymond 0.786 1,133
22 Louis 0.764 1,101
23 Richard 0.752 1,084
24 Roy 0.711 1,024
25 Joe 0.708 1,020
26 Ralph 0.683 984
27 Carl 0.660 951
28 Ernest 0.655 943
29 Earl 0.633 912
30 Jack 0.611 880
31 David 0.609 878
32 Howard 0.558 804
33 Samuel 0.543 783
34 Charlie 0.516 744
35 Francis 0.512 737
36 Lawrence 0.498 717
37 Herbert 0.478 689
38 Theodore 0.478 688
39 Eugene 0.442 637
40 Alfred 0.439 632
41 Andrew 0.424 611
42 Elmer 0.415 598
43 Sam 0.383 552
44 Anthony 0.376 542
45 Kenneth 0.371 534
46 Michael 0.369 531
47 Leo 0.353 508
48 Daniel 0.351 506
49 Herman 0.348 502
50 Leonard 0.341 492
51 Donald 0.337 486
52 Lester 0.335 482
53 Russell 0.319 459
54 Floyd 0.318 458
55 Clyde 0.317 457
56 Stanley 0.316 455
57 Lee 0.303 436
57 Jesse 0.303 436
59 Peter 0.296 427
60 Ray 0.292 421
61 Chester 0.292 420
61 Leroy 0.292 420
63 Clifford 0.287 413
64 Oscar 0.286 412
65 Edwin 0.271 390
66 Frederick 0.262 377
66 Eddie 0.262 377
68 Cecil 0.255 368
69 Lewis 0.253 365
70 Lloyd 0.248 357
71 Benjamin 0.244 352
72 Harvey 0.244 351
73 Claude 0.240 346
74 Bernard 0.238 343
75 Martin 0.232 334
76 Norman 0.225 324
77 Jessie 0.224 323
78 Milton 0.210 303
79 Edgar 0.209 301
80 Tom 0.207 298
81 Everett 0.202 291
82 Ben 0.198 285
82 Melvin 0.198 285
84 Allen 0.196 282
85 Philip 0.194 280
86 Homer 0.185 267
87 Leslie 0.183 263
87 Leon 0.183 263
89 Luther 0.182 262
90 Jim 0.181 261
91 Johnnie 0.177 255
92 Will 0.176 253
93 Victor 0.173 249
94 Marvin 0.170 245
95 Alvin 0.166 239
96 Morris 0.157 226
97 Vernon 0.155 223
98 Glenn 0.151 217
99 Archie 0.150 216
100 Patrick 0.148 213
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.223 16,370
2 Helen 2.289 7,176
3 Margaret 1.945 6,096
4 Anna 1.755 5,502
5 Ruth 1.640 5,140
6 Dorothy 1.380 4,326
7 Elizabeth 1.379 4,321
8 Alice 1.337 4,192
9 Mildred 1.236 3,873
10 Florence 1.178 3,691
11 Marie 1.177 3,690
12 Ethel 1.120 3,511
13 Lillian 1.051 3,293
14 Frances 0.965 3,026
15 Edna 0.961 3,011
16 Gladys 0.957 3,000
17 Rose 0.926 2,901
18 Annie 0.885 2,774
19 Grace 0.838 2,626
20 Irene 0.773 2,423
21 Bessie 0.764 2,396
22 Gertrude 0.758 2,375
23 Hazel 0.739 2,315
24 Louise 0.736 2,307
25 Bertha 0.734 2,302
26 Catherine 0.711 2,230
27 Clara 0.711 2,228
28 Emma 0.710 2,224
29 Martha 0.702 2,199
30 Edith 0.689 2,159
31 Thelma 0.674 2,114
32 Evelyn 0.663 2,077
33 Esther 0.659 2,065
34 Mabel 0.655 2,054
35 Pearl 0.649 2,035
36 Ruby 0.626 1,962
37 Myrtle 0.613 1,921
38 Josephine 0.606 1,900
39 Minnie 0.567 1,777
40 Elsie 0.565 1,771
41 Agnes 0.561 1,759
42 Eva 0.561 1,758
43 Ida 0.559 1,753
44 Sarah 0.541 1,697
45 Beatrice 0.536 1,679
46 Lucille 0.535 1,676
47 Viola 0.534 1,675
48 Julia 0.511 1,603
49 Nellie 0.509 1,596
50 Lillie 0.479 1,500
51 Virginia 0.476 1,491
52 Laura 0.468 1,467
53 Pauline 0.456 1,428
54 Ella 0.428 1,343
55 Mattie 0.423 1,325
56 Katherine 0.407 1,277
57 Alma 0.404 1,266
58 Jessie 0.398 1,247
59 Willie 0.393 1,233
60 Mae 0.391 1,225
61 Lena 0.385 1,206
62 Carrie 0.379 1,188
63 Marion 0.377 1,183
64 Blanche 0.374 1,173
65 Stella 0.364 1,141
66 Bernice 0.353 1,107
67 Eleanor 0.347 1,088
68 Vera 0.346 1,083
69 Lucy 0.344 1,077
70 Ann 0.339 1,064
71 Hattie 0.337 1,056
72 Leona 0.324 1,017
73 Mamie 0.320 1,002
74 Jennie 0.315 986
75 Beulah 0.313 980
76 Fannie 0.305 955
77 Cora 0.304 952
78 Kathryn 0.291 911
78 Lula 0.291 911
80 Ellen 0.286 898
81 Betty 0.276 865
81 Rosa 0.276 865
83 Doris 0.273 856
84 Maggie 0.268 839
85 Anne 0.266 835
86 Violet 0.265 830
87 Ada 0.261 819
88 Lois 0.255 799
89 Marguerite 0.252 791
90 Daisy 0.247 773
91 Dora 0.243 761
92 Sadie 0.239 748
93 Marjorie 0.232 728
94 Velma 0.230 721
95 Opal 0.229 718
96 Georgia 0.225 706
97 Hilda 0.225 705
98 Susie 0.221 693
99 Theresa 0.213 669
100 Jean 0.212 666