Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1912 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 1912:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 5.446 24,586
2 William 4.347 19,626
3 James 3.908 17,642
4 Robert 2.844 12,837
5 Joseph 2.672 12,063
6 George 2.599 11,734
7 Charles 2.453 11,072
8 Edward 1.758 7,935
9 Frank 1.752 7,911
10 Thomas 1.348 6,085
11 Walter 1.287 5,808
12 Henry 1.250 5,643
13 Harold 1.130 5,101
14 Paul 1.060 4,785
15 Arthur 1.038 4,685
16 Harry 1.024 4,624
17 Albert 1.016 4,587
18 Raymond 0.969 4,374
19 Richard 0.927 4,187
20 Louis 0.795 3,591
21 Clarence 0.795 3,590
22 Willie 0.777 3,508
23 Ralph 0.761 3,435
24 Carl 0.714 3,223
25 Howard 0.712 3,212
26 Fred 0.688 3,104
27 Donald 0.636 2,872
28 Jack 0.636 2,870
29 David 0.633 2,858
30 Samuel 0.576 2,602
31 Roy 0.574 2,591
32 Ernest 0.569 2,569
33 Kenneth 0.562 2,538
34 Earl 0.558 2,518
35 Francis 0.557 2,516
36 Joe 0.557 2,515
37 Anthony 0.549 2,480
38 Lawrence 0.546 2,467
39 Herbert 0.495 2,236
40 Alfred 0.490 2,210
41 Eugene 0.468 2,114
42 Michael 0.466 2,104
43 Stanley 0.447 2,018
44 Andrew 0.431 1,946
45 Leonard 0.427 1,928
46 Woodrow 0.408 1,843
47 Elmer 0.408 1,840
48 Peter 0.372 1,679
49 Leo 0.366 1,654
50 Herman 0.365 1,646
51 Frederick 0.346 1,563
52 Theodore 0.346 1,561
53 Daniel 0.337 1,523
54 Edwin 0.336 1,518
55 Chester 0.323 1,460
56 Russell 0.321 1,448
57 Charlie 0.320 1,446
58 Lester 0.320 1,443
59 Floyd 0.319 1,438
60 Bernard 0.318 1,437
61 Norman 0.303 1,367
62 Clifford 0.298 1,345
63 Sam 0.294 1,325
64 Milton 0.292 1,319
65 Clyde 0.291 1,314
66 Leroy 0.289 1,306
67 Benjamin 0.282 1,272
68 Lewis 0.276 1,247
69 Philip 0.274 1,237
70 Lloyd 0.272 1,227
71 Melvin 0.262 1,185
72 Vincent 0.261 1,178
73 Oscar 0.256 1,157
74 Jesse 0.245 1,106
75 Martin 0.235 1,063
76 Cecil 0.234 1,056
77 Ray 0.232 1,049
78 Lee 0.228 1,030
79 Leon 0.223 1,006
80 Sidney 0.222 1,002
81 Victor 0.219 989
82 Morris 0.213 960
83 Marvin 0.212 958
84 Glenn 0.210 948
85 Edgar 0.209 945
86 Alvin 0.206 929
86 Gerald 0.206 929
88 Stephen 0.206 928
89 Claude 0.197 890
90 Vernon 0.197 889
91 Harvey 0.194 875
92 Wilbur 0.184 832
93 Gordon 0.182 822
94 Irving 0.181 815
95 Maurice 0.180 811
96 Everett 0.179 807
97 Alexander 0.178 803
98 Homer 0.176 794
99 Arnold 0.170 767
100 Julius 0.168 758
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.506 32,298
2 Helen 2.750 16,132
3 Dorothy 2.156 12,645
4 Margaret 2.137 12,534
5 Ruth 1.922 11,276
6 Mildred 1.494 8,764
7 Anna 1.464 8,586
8 Elizabeth 1.454 8,528
9 Frances 1.138 6,678
10 Marie 1.132 6,639
11 Alice 1.071 6,282
12 Florence 0.978 5,739
13 Evelyn 0.958 5,619
14 Lillian 0.949 5,568
15 Rose 0.926 5,431
16 Edna 0.875 5,134
17 Louise 0.872 5,116
18 Ethel 0.864 5,070
19 Gladys 0.849 4,980
20 Virginia 0.820 4,808
21 Catherine 0.795 4,666
22 Irene 0.792 4,646
23 Ruby 0.759 4,450
24 Grace 0.753 4,415
25 Hazel 0.715 4,196
26 Thelma 0.713 4,182
27 Annie 0.696 4,082
28 Josephine 0.678 3,980
29 Martha 0.667 3,911
30 Gertrude 0.662 3,884
31 Edith 0.655 3,841
32 Lucille 0.641 3,763
33 Esther 0.608 3,569
34 Clara 0.593 3,480
35 Emma 0.572 3,357
36 Bertha 0.560 3,288
37 Beatrice 0.546 3,204
38 Pauline 0.539 3,163
39 Eleanor 0.532 3,120
40 Agnes 0.502 2,945
41 Sarah 0.498 2,919
42 Elsie 0.493 2,894
43 Bessie 0.483 2,832
44 Julia 0.481 2,824
45 Ida 0.467 2,740
46 Mabel 0.463 2,714
47 Ann 0.454 2,666
48 Doris 0.453 2,657
49 Eva 0.449 2,636
50 Myrtle 0.443 2,599
51 Bernice 0.442 2,593
52 Viola 0.435 2,550
53 Katherine 0.434 2,545
54 Pearl 0.431 2,528
55 Marion 0.430 2,520
56 Marjorie 0.421 2,468
57 Laura 0.411 2,413
58 Anne 0.404 2,370
59 Nellie 0.403 2,365
60 Minnie 0.391 2,295
61 Willie 0.386 2,267
62 Alma 0.372 2,183
63 Lois 0.366 2,146
64 Jean 0.350 2,056
65 Jessie 0.350 2,052
66 Betty 0.343 2,011
67 Lillie 0.341 2,003
68 Vera 0.337 1,974
69 Ella 0.327 1,921
70 Mattie 0.326 1,915
71 Kathryn 0.325 1,904
72 Lena 0.324 1,902
73 Stella 0.313 1,834
74 Mae 0.303 1,775
75 Blanche 0.300 1,760
76 Leona 0.281 1,650
77 Sylvia 0.279 1,636
78 Lucy 0.279 1,635
79 Marguerite 0.276 1,620
80 Beulah 0.274 1,607
81 Jennie 0.272 1,595
82 Carrie 0.269 1,579
83 Violet 0.262 1,535
84 Vivian 0.253 1,487
85 Opal 0.249 1,463
86 Ellen 0.247 1,449
87 Fannie 0.243 1,425
88 Velma 0.239 1,403
89 Jane 0.237 1,390
90 Hattie 0.237 1,388
91 Charlotte 0.234 1,375
92 Genevieve 0.231 1,353
93 Marian 0.224 1,313
94 Rosa 0.222 1,304
95 Mamie 0.217 1,273
96 Theresa 0.216 1,268
96 Ada 0.216 1,268
98 Cora 0.214 1,253
99 Wilma 0.212 1,241
100 Inez 0.209 1,228