Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1914 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 1914:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 5.553 37,945
2 William 4.355 29,755
3 James 3.843 26,262
4 Robert 3.101 21,187
5 Joseph 2.755 18,828
6 George 2.576 17,603
7 Charles 2.479 16,938
8 Edward 1.803 12,317
9 Frank 1.756 11,999
10 Walter 1.311 8,961
11 Thomas 1.295 8,851
12 Henry 1.187 8,110
13 Paul 1.132 7,735
14 Harold 1.107 7,563
15 Albert 1.016 6,942
16 Raymond 0.998 6,820
17 Richard 0.976 6,669
18 Arthur 0.972 6,640
19 Harry 0.964 6,588
20 Louis 0.804 5,495
21 Ralph 0.733 5,011
22 Clarence 0.718 4,909
23 Donald 0.708 4,836
24 Carl 0.703 4,805
25 Willie 0.689 4,709
26 Howard 0.657 4,490
27 Jack 0.657 4,486
28 Fred 0.650 4,441
29 David 0.622 4,250
30 Kenneth 0.611 4,177
31 Francis 0.571 3,901
32 Roy 0.564 3,853
33 Earl 0.562 3,842
34 Joe 0.543 3,712
35 Lawrence 0.542 3,703
35 Samuel 0.542 3,703
37 Anthony 0.541 3,695
38 Ernest 0.531 3,631
39 Stanley 0.521 3,558
40 Michael 0.492 3,363
41 Alfred 0.490 3,347
42 Herbert 0.476 3,253
43 Eugene 0.470 3,211
44 Andrew 0.434 2,965
45 Leonard 0.428 2,923
46 Elmer 0.421 2,878
47 Leo 0.389 2,655
48 Peter 0.384 2,624
49 Russell 0.376 2,568
50 Bernard 0.356 2,436
51 Herman 0.356 2,430
52 Frederick 0.353 2,415
53 Edwin 0.349 2,386
54 Norman 0.342 2,335
55 Daniel 0.340 2,324
56 Chester 0.335 2,289
57 Lester 0.317 2,165
58 Floyd 0.306 2,090
59 Melvin 0.302 2,064
60 Leroy 0.293 2,004
61 Vincent 0.287 1,962
62 Clifford 0.287 1,960
63 Clyde 0.286 1,954
64 Theodore 0.282 1,929
65 Charlie 0.279 1,906
66 Lloyd 0.276 1,884
67 Sam 0.275 1,879
68 Philip 0.274 1,870
69 Milton 0.268 1,834
70 Benjamin 0.267 1,823
71 Woodrow 0.261 1,786
72 Lewis 0.259 1,767
73 Martin 0.245 1,676
74 Ray 0.242 1,657
75 Marvin 0.238 1,627
76 Victor 0.228 1,559
77 Oscar 0.227 1,553
78 Alvin 0.224 1,532
79 Cecil 0.224 1,530
80 Stephen 0.217 1,485
81 Gerald 0.215 1,468
82 Vernon 0.213 1,456
82 Jesse 0.213 1,456
84 Lee 0.212 1,451
85 Leon 0.207 1,414
86 Morris 0.200 1,365
87 Edgar 0.199 1,360
88 Gordon 0.198 1,356
89 Sidney 0.196 1,337
90 Everett 0.196 1,336
91 Glenn 0.194 1,326
92 Willard 0.191 1,302
93 Claude 0.188 1,285
94 Maurice 0.184 1,256
95 Harvey 0.183 1,250
96 Wilbur 0.183 1,248
97 Arnold 0.172 1,175
98 Alexander 0.171 1,169
99 Max 0.170 1,159
100 Irving 0.169 1,156
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.693 45,345
2 Helen 2.915 23,220
3 Dorothy 2.358 18,780
4 Margaret 2.230 17,762
5 Ruth 1.988 15,838
6 Anna 1.490 11,865
7 Mildred 1.462 11,648
8 Elizabeth 1.427 11,365
9 Frances 1.215 9,676
10 Marie 1.108 8,826
11 Evelyn 1.067 8,503
12 Alice 1.029 8,197
13 Florence 0.990 7,886
14 Virginia 0.954 7,601
15 Rose 0.951 7,573
16 Lillian 0.923 7,354
17 Louise 0.834 6,647
18 Catherine 0.830 6,612
19 Edna 0.790 6,289
20 Gladys 0.782 6,227
21 Ethel 0.779 6,204
22 Irene 0.778 6,197
23 Josephine 0.740 5,895
24 Ruby 0.706 5,623
25 Grace 0.702 5,593
26 Thelma 0.690 5,496
27 Martha 0.682 5,431
28 Eleanor 0.675 5,373
29 Hazel 0.668 5,323
30 Lucille 0.668 5,319
31 Edith 0.654 5,209
32 Gertrude 0.620 4,936
33 Annie 0.603 4,800
34 Pauline 0.590 4,699
35 Esther 0.584 4,654
36 Doris 0.556 4,427
37 Clara 0.532 4,239
38 Beatrice 0.531 4,231
39 Emma 0.499 3,972
40 Ann 0.488 3,887
41 Bertha 0.485 3,860
42 Julia 0.479 3,812
43 Bernice 0.468 3,730
44 Agnes 0.467 3,721
45 Marjorie 0.466 3,710
46 Elsie 0.462 3,682
47 Sarah 0.462 3,680
48 Katherine 0.458 3,652
49 Ida 0.447 3,561
50 Marion 0.446 3,549
51 Lois 0.431 3,432
52 Eva 0.427 3,401
53 Anne 0.422 3,365
54 Jean 0.412 3,282
55 Bessie 0.409 3,260
56 Pearl 0.405 3,223
57 Viola 0.402 3,204
58 Mabel 0.393 3,129
59 Laura 0.384 3,058
60 Myrtle 0.383 3,049
61 Nellie 0.370 2,951
62 Betty 0.368 2,933
63 Kathryn 0.364 2,901
64 Jessie 0.359 2,861
65 Stella 0.348 2,771
66 Willie 0.346 2,759
67 Minnie 0.341 2,717
68 Vera 0.337 2,683
69 Alma 0.332 2,648
70 Sylvia 0.322 2,565
71 Jane 0.294 2,341
72 Ella 0.290 2,307
73 Lucy 0.288 2,298
74 Lillie 0.287 2,287
75 Lena 0.284 2,259
76 Genevieve 0.283 2,254
77 Jennie 0.279 2,224
78 Mattie 0.275 2,193
79 Leona 0.273 2,174
80 Blanche 0.272 2,164
81 Vivian 0.261 2,080
82 Barbara 0.259 2,062
83 Violet 0.259 2,061
84 Marguerite 0.257 2,050
85 Mae 0.257 2,049
86 Ellen 0.256 2,039
87 Rita 0.252 2,010
88 Charlotte 0.252 2,007
89 Opal 0.238 1,893
90 Marian 0.234 1,862
91 Carrie 0.226 1,799
92 Theresa 0.225 1,794
93 Velma 0.225 1,793
93 Juanita 0.225 1,793
95 Wilma 0.224 1,788
96 Beulah 0.223 1,774
97 Hattie 0.211 1,679
98 Emily 0.207 1,650
99 Fannie 0.203 1,616
100 Sophie 0.199 1,585