Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1909 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 1909:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 5.423 9,591
2 William 4.475 7,914
3 James 4.294 7,594
4 George 2.651 4,688
5 Robert 2.580 4,563
6 Joseph 2.458 4,348
7 Charles 2.279 4,030
8 Frank 1.834 3,244
9 Edward 1.659 2,935
10 Thomas 1.395 2,468
11 Henry 1.363 2,411
12 Walter 1.293 2,287
13 Willie 1.230 2,175
14 Harry 1.088 1,924
15 Albert 1.027 1,816
16 Harold 0.975 1,725
17 Paul 0.948 1,676
18 Arthur 0.941 1,665
19 Clarence 0.858 1,518
20 Raymond 0.814 1,440
21 Richard 0.807 1,427
22 Fred 0.766 1,355
23 Joe 0.731 1,292
24 Louis 0.696 1,231
25 Carl 0.687 1,215
26 Howard 0.659 1,166
27 Jack 0.650 1,150
28 Roy 0.642 1,135
29 David 0.619 1,095
30 Ralph 0.617 1,091
31 Earl 0.569 1,007
32 Samuel 0.556 983
33 Francis 0.501 886
34 Ernest 0.500 885
35 Lawrence 0.483 854
36 Charlie 0.471 833
37 Herbert 0.470 831
38 Andrew 0.433 766
39 Alfred 0.431 763
40 Anthony 0.428 757
41 Kenneth 0.422 746
42 Donald 0.410 725
43 Eugene 0.409 724
44 Sam 0.396 700
45 Elmer 0.388 687
46 Leonard 0.376 665
47 Michael 0.359 635
48 Herman 0.349 618
49 Leo 0.344 609
50 Stanley 0.343 607
51 Theodore 0.336 595
52 Lee 0.330 583
53 Floyd 0.322 570
54 Daniel 0.322 569
55 Leroy 0.321 568
56 Peter 0.305 539
57 Clifford 0.303 536
58 Russell 0.298 527
59 Jesse 0.292 517
60 Clyde 0.292 516
61 Lester 0.283 500
62 Edwin 0.278 492
63 Benjamin 0.276 489
64 Lewis 0.270 477
64 Frederick 0.270 477
66 Ray 0.269 475
66 Chester 0.269 475
68 Bernard 0.262 463
69 Eddie 0.261 462
70 Oscar 0.260 459
71 Melvin 0.253 448
72 Jessie 0.244 432
72 Cecil 0.244 432
74 Claude 0.237 419
75 Norman 0.235 415
76 Lloyd 0.233 412
77 Johnnie 0.227 401
78 Philip 0.223 395
79 Martin 0.221 391
80 Leon 0.213 377
81 Milton 0.209 369
82 Alvin 0.205 363
83 Harvey 0.204 361
84 Ben 0.202 358
85 Marvin 0.200 354
86 Luther 0.196 347
86 Edgar 0.196 347
88 Tom 0.192 340
89 Victor 0.181 320
90 Stephen 0.178 314
90 Everett 0.178 314
92 Homer 0.177 313
93 Allen 0.176 312
94 Morris 0.172 305
95 Gerald 0.170 301
96 Leslie 0.165 292
97 Vernon 0.161 284
98 Julius 0.152 269
99 Will 0.151 267
99 Otis 0.151 267
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.232 19,258
2 Helen 2.513 9,250
3 Margaret 1.999 7,359
4 Ruth 1.768 6,509
5 Dorothy 1.699 6,253
6 Anna 1.577 5,803
7 Elizabeth 1.406 5,176
8 Mildred 1.373 5,054
9 Marie 1.168 4,301
10 Alice 1.133 4,170
11 Florence 1.029 3,789
12 Frances 1.027 3,780
13 Ethel 0.995 3,661
14 Lillian 0.977 3,596
15 Gladys 0.961 3,538
16 Edna 0.932 3,429
17 Rose 0.917 3,374
18 Evelyn 0.858 3,157
19 Louise 0.820 3,019
20 Irene 0.804 2,961
21 Grace 0.791 2,912
22 Annie 0.789 2,903
23 Catherine 0.787 2,897
24 Hazel 0.736 2,708
25 Gertrude 0.712 2,622
26 Thelma 0.710 2,612
27 Ruby 0.686 2,524
28 Martha 0.682 2,510
29 Bertha 0.664 2,444
30 Virginia 0.657 2,420
31 Josephine 0.656 2,416
32 Clara 0.653 2,403
33 Edith 0.644 2,371
34 Emma 0.635 2,338
35 Bessie 0.618 2,276
36 Lucille 0.595 2,191
37 Esther 0.594 2,185
38 Beatrice 0.572 2,105
39 Elsie 0.561 2,064
40 Pearl 0.556 2,048
41 Mabel 0.545 2,007
42 Agnes 0.536 1,974
43 Myrtle 0.530 1,950
44 Ida 0.528 1,943
45 Julia 0.525 1,931
46 Viola 0.523 1,926
47 Pauline 0.515 1,896
47 Eva 0.515 1,896
49 Sarah 0.501 1,845
50 Minnie 0.483 1,778
51 Nellie 0.480 1,768
52 Lillie 0.444 1,634
53 Katherine 0.423 1,557
54 Willie 0.421 1,549
55 Laura 0.414 1,524
56 Ann 0.402 1,478
57 Eleanor 0.397 1,460
58 Marion 0.393 1,445
59 Mattie 0.382 1,407
60 Ella 0.375 1,382
61 Alma 0.374 1,375
62 Bernice 0.363 1,337
63 Jessie 0.359 1,321
64 Doris 0.353 1,298
65 Lena 0.352 1,295
66 Carrie 0.347 1,276
67 Vera 0.337 1,242
68 Mae 0.334 1,230
69 Blanche 0.331 1,217
70 Stella 0.323 1,188
71 Lucy 0.319 1,175
72 Leona 0.317 1,167
73 Lois 0.314 1,157
74 Kathryn 0.309 1,138
75 Hattie 0.308 1,134
76 Anne 0.302 1,110
77 Marjorie 0.294 1,082
77 Betty 0.294 1,082
79 Fannie 0.291 1,071
80 Beulah 0.286 1,052
81 Marguerite 0.281 1,036
82 Opal 0.279 1,028
83 Jennie 0.271 998
84 Mamie 0.265 974
85 Cora 0.263 969
86 Ellen 0.261 961
87 Rosa 0.261 959
88 Ada 0.257 945
88 Violet 0.257 945
90 Jean 0.255 940
91 Lula 0.250 922
92 Velma 0.233 857
93 Sylvia 0.230 847
94 Charlotte 0.228 841
95 Dora 0.225 829
96 Inez 0.224 826
97 Georgia 0.221 813
98 Maggie 0.216 794
99 Genevieve 0.213 785
100 Hilda 0.210 773