Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in United States of 1917 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 1917:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 5.405 51,854
2 William 4.422 42,420
3 James 3.892 37,339
4 Robert 3.671 35,217
5 Joseph 2.581 24,762
6 George 2.522 24,195
7 Charles 2.517 24,146
8 Edward 1.824 17,501
9 Frank 1.644 15,772
10 Thomas 1.315 12,611
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.721 64,280
2 Helen 3.048 34,248
3 Dorothy 2.568 28,853
4 Margaret 2.275 25,560
5 Ruth 2.097 23,565
6 Mildred 1.447 16,256
7 Anna 1.349 15,160
8 Elizabeth 1.346 15,129
9 Frances 1.278 14,364
10 Virginia 1.269 14,262