Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1908 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 1908:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 5.615 9,342
2 William 4.524 7,527
3 James 4.215 7,012
4 George 2.755 4,584
5 Robert 2.536 4,220
6 Joseph 2.502 4,162
7 Charles 2.362 3,929
8 Frank 1.891 3,146
9 Edward 1.627 2,707
10 Thomas 1.383 2,301
11 Henry 1.372 2,283
12 Walter 1.318 2,192
13 Willie 1.180 1,964
14 Harry 1.162 1,934
15 Albert 0.987 1,642
16 Arthur 0.962 1,601
17 Harold 0.926 1,541
18 Paul 0.888 1,478
19 Clarence 0.858 1,428
20 Raymond 0.831 1,382
21 Fred 0.830 1,381
22 Louis 0.792 1,317
23 Richard 0.748 1,244
24 Joe 0.727 1,209
25 Ralph 0.684 1,138
26 Roy 0.659 1,097
27 Jack 0.653 1,086
28 Howard 0.648 1,078
29 Carl 0.646 1,074
30 David 0.611 1,017
31 Ernest 0.601 1,000
32 Earl 0.600 999
33 Samuel 0.577 960
34 Francis 0.513 853
35 Lawrence 0.490 815
36 Herbert 0.456 759
37 Charlie 0.445 740
38 Alfred 0.444 739
39 Andrew 0.434 722
40 Kenneth 0.416 692
41 Anthony 0.415 690
42 Eugene 0.414 689
42 Elmer 0.414 689
42 Michael 0.414 689
45 Donald 0.399 664
46 Sam 0.387 644
47 Theodore 0.386 643
48 Leonard 0.369 614
49 Leo 0.351 584
50 Herman 0.338 562
51 Lee 0.332 553
52 Stanley 0.329 547
53 Peter 0.326 542
54 Daniel 0.319 530
55 Floyd 0.318 529
56 Russell 0.314 523
56 Leroy 0.314 523
58 Clifford 0.310 515
59 Clyde 0.307 511
60 Lester 0.306 509
61 Lewis 0.294 489
62 Jesse 0.290 482
63 Benjamin 0.289 480
64 Edwin 0.287 477
65 Oscar 0.286 476
66 Chester 0.277 461
67 Ray 0.269 447
68 Frederick 0.263 438
69 Claude 0.257 428
70 Bernard 0.249 414
71 Eddie 0.248 413
72 Cecil 0.239 397
73 Lloyd 0.237 394
74 Norman 0.225 374
75 Melvin 0.220 366
76 Edgar 0.216 360
77 Jessie 0.213 355
78 Ben 0.212 353
79 Milton 0.208 346
80 Tom 0.204 340
80 Homer 0.204 340
82 Harvey 0.204 339
83 Martin 0.199 331
84 Leon 0.197 327
85 Johnnie 0.193 321
86 Philip 0.192 319
87 Marvin 0.187 311
88 Victor 0.185 308
89 Alvin 0.185 307
90 Everett 0.177 294
91 Luther 0.176 292
92 Allen 0.173 287
93 Vernon 0.171 285
94 Stephen 0.168 280
95 Leslie 0.168 279
96 Will 0.165 274
97 Gerald 0.162 270
98 Morris 0.162 269
99 Julius 0.158 263
100 Virgil 0.155 258
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.265 18,666
2 Helen 2.380 8,437
3 Margaret 1.968 6,976
4 Ruth 1.743 6,180
5 Anna 1.653 5,859
6 Dorothy 1.609 5,703
7 Elizabeth 1.383 4,904
8 Mildred 1.304 4,624
9 Alice 1.204 4,270
10 Marie 1.150 4,076
11 Florence 1.095 3,883
12 Ethel 1.068 3,786
13 Lillian 1.025 3,633
14 Frances 1.013 3,592
15 Gladys 1.010 3,580
16 Rose 0.954 3,382
17 Edna 0.949 3,365
18 Louise 0.828 2,936
19 Grace 0.818 2,901
20 Evelyn 0.806 2,857
21 Annie 0.795 2,820
22 Catherine 0.776 2,750
23 Irene 0.771 2,732
24 Hazel 0.761 2,698
25 Gertrude 0.723 2,562
26 Thelma 0.713 2,526
27 Edith 0.680 2,410
28 Josephine 0.674 2,389
29 Bertha 0.672 2,384
30 Emma 0.665 2,357
31 Clara 0.663 2,352
32 Martha 0.656 2,324
33 Ruby 0.629 2,229
34 Bessie 0.621 2,201
35 Virginia 0.619 2,195
36 Esther 0.617 2,187
37 Mabel 0.591 2,096
38 Lucille 0.587 2,080
39 Pearl 0.586 2,076
40 Beatrice 0.563 1,997
41 Elsie 0.560 1,984
42 Viola 0.554 1,964
43 Ida 0.551 1,952
43 Myrtle 0.551 1,952
45 Agnes 0.546 1,934
46 Eva 0.544 1,930
47 Minnie 0.513 1,817
48 Sarah 0.512 1,814
49 Nellie 0.496 1,757
50 Julia 0.493 1,749
51 Pauline 0.480 1,702
52 Laura 0.439 1,558
53 Alma 0.416 1,474
54 Lillie 0.415 1,471
55 Katherine 0.403 1,430
56 Ella 0.403 1,428
57 Mae 0.390 1,384
58 Jessie 0.390 1,381
59 Willie 0.387 1,371
60 Mattie 0.385 1,364
61 Bernice 0.384 1,363
62 Ann 0.382 1,353
63 Marion 0.381 1,349
64 Lena 0.375 1,331
65 Eleanor 0.367 1,302
66 Carrie 0.349 1,239
67 Stella 0.343 1,215
68 Vera 0.340 1,204
69 Blanche 0.328 1,162
70 Doris 0.326 1,156
71 Hattie 0.320 1,136
72 Betty 0.318 1,128
73 Leona 0.315 1,118
73 Lucy 0.315 1,118
75 Anne 0.307 1,088
76 Fannie 0.306 1,085
77 Kathryn 0.298 1,058
78 Jennie 0.293 1,038
79 Mamie 0.290 1,028
80 Lois 0.289 1,023
81 Violet 0.287 1,017
82 Beulah 0.286 1,015
83 Cora 0.271 962
84 Opal 0.269 955
85 Marjorie 0.266 942
86 Rosa 0.265 941
87 Ada 0.260 922
88 Marguerite 0.258 913
89 Lula 0.252 892
90 Velma 0.243 860
91 Jean 0.240 852
92 Ellen 0.239 848
93 Dora 0.227 806
94 Theresa 0.224 795
95 Maggie 0.218 772
96 Sadie 0.217 770
97 Georgia 0.217 768
98 Charlotte 0.216 766
99 Daisy 0.216 765
100 Inez 0.214 757