Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in United States of 1916 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 1916:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 5.420 50,046
2 William 4.378 40,420
3 James 3.853 35,570
4 Robert 3.438 31,743
5 Joseph 2.587 23,887
6 Charles 2.558 23,613
7 George 2.533 23,383
8 Edward 1.842 17,008
9 Frank 1.656 15,292
10 Thomas 1.299 11,997
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.658 61,433
2 Helen 3.008 32,661
3 Dorothy 2.525 27,415
4 Margaret 2.299 24,955
5 Ruth 2.136 23,187
6 Mildred 1.440 15,633
7 Anna 1.403 15,227
8 Elizabeth 1.376 14,939
9 Frances 1.266 13,746
10 Virginia 1.150 12,488