Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1918 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 1918:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 5.393 56,559
2 William 4.318 45,289
3 James 4.016 42,123
4 Robert 3.874 40,626
5 Charles 2.567 26,924
6 George 2.510 26,319
7 Joseph 2.504 26,262
8 Edward 1.858 19,488
9 Frank 1.623 17,017
10 Thomas 1.327 13,914
11 Walter 1.272 13,342
12 Richard 1.175 12,327
13 Harold 1.162 12,188
14 Paul 1.121 11,754
15 Raymond 1.106 11,601
16 Henry 1.082 11,350
17 Arthur 0.964 10,105
18 Donald 0.951 9,975
19 Albert 0.947 9,937
20 Harry 0.944 9,896
21 Jack 0.796 8,345
22 Ralph 0.779 8,166
23 Clarence 0.685 7,189
24 Louis 0.675 7,084
25 Carl 0.668 7,005
26 Howard 0.661 6,931
27 Kenneth 0.650 6,812
28 David 0.632 6,626
29 Willie 0.623 6,536
30 Francis 0.605 6,347
31 Earl 0.603 6,322
32 Roy 0.592 6,212
33 Fred 0.589 6,179
34 Joe 0.553 5,803
35 Eugene 0.537 5,632
36 Stanley 0.536 5,621
37 Ernest 0.527 5,526
38 Lawrence 0.512 5,371
39 Anthony 0.493 5,170
40 Herbert 0.489 5,128
41 Leonard 0.475 4,979
42 Alfred 0.465 4,874
43 Samuel 0.455 4,772
44 Elmer 0.417 4,372
45 Michael 0.410 4,297
46 Andrew 0.395 4,140
47 Bernard 0.391 4,098
48 Leo 0.385 4,035
49 Norman 0.369 3,867
50 Russell 0.365 3,833
51 Lloyd 0.357 3,742
52 Daniel 0.355 3,728
53 Peter 0.354 3,712
54 Chester 0.352 3,692
55 Edwin 0.333 3,488
56 Melvin 0.331 3,470
57 Leroy 0.326 3,422
58 Woodrow 0.320 3,358
59 Frederick 0.320 3,352
60 Clifford 0.315 3,300
61 Floyd 0.308 3,235
62 Lester 0.308 3,229
63 Victor 0.304 3,184
64 Theodore 0.300 3,143
65 Herman 0.290 3,042
66 Vernon 0.283 2,971
67 Clyde 0.278 2,918
68 Marvin 0.270 2,829
69 Ray 0.263 2,762
70 Charlie 0.262 2,744
71 Philip 0.261 2,733
72 Gerald 0.259 2,712
73 Vincent 0.250 2,622
74 Lewis 0.247 2,593
75 Sam 0.239 2,505
76 Milton 0.234 2,453
77 Leon 0.233 2,443
78 Benjamin 0.232 2,432
79 Jesse 0.232 2,431
80 Alvin 0.230 2,408
81 Martin 0.229 2,402
82 Cecil 0.222 2,328
83 Willard 0.220 2,311
84 Glenn 0.215 2,253
85 Gordon 0.213 2,233
86 Lee 0.206 2,159
87 Harvey 0.201 2,112
87 Oscar 0.201 2,112
89 Edgar 0.199 2,087
90 Warren 0.190 1,994
91 Wayne 0.182 1,912
92 Arnold 0.182 1,911
93 Everett 0.180 1,891
94 Sidney 0.179 1,878
95 Claude 0.179 1,877
96 Stephen 0.176 1,842
97 Wilbur 0.172 1,800
98 Allen 0.170 1,781
99 Virgil 0.163 1,707
100 Homer 0.160 1,679
100 Morris 0.160 1,679
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.603 67,372
2 Helen 3.007 36,152
3 Dorothy 2.664 32,032
4 Margaret 2.257 27,136
5 Ruth 2.124 25,537
6 Mildred 1.435 17,256
7 Virginia 1.366 16,420
8 Frances 1.342 16,130
9 Elizabeth 1.318 15,851
10 Anna 1.303 15,665
11 Evelyn 1.122 13,492
12 Marie 1.047 12,587
13 Alice 0.964 11,589
14 Florence 0.941 11,317
15 Lillian 0.830 9,985
16 Irene 0.813 9,774
17 Rose 0.796 9,569
18 Louise 0.758 9,109
19 Doris 0.754 9,061
20 Catherine 0.735 8,842
21 Betty 0.732 8,802
22 Gladys 0.726 8,734
23 Edna 0.723 8,697
24 Josephine 0.722 8,683
25 Martha 0.694 8,342
26 Eleanor 0.680 8,175
27 Ruby 0.677 8,134
28 Ethel 0.672 8,075
29 Lucille 0.657 7,904
30 Edith 0.653 7,857
31 Grace 0.646 7,770
32 Thelma 0.644 7,741
33 Hazel 0.633 7,614
34 Marjorie 0.625 7,516
35 Pauline 0.601 7,223
36 Annie 0.560 6,738
37 Jean 0.549 6,600
38 Esther 0.547 6,575
39 Gertrude 0.521 6,265
40 Beatrice 0.491 5,907
41 Bernice 0.490 5,895
42 Lois 0.489 5,877
43 Clara 0.481 5,778
44 Ann 0.467 5,613
45 Marion 0.464 5,583
46 Emma 0.443 5,323
47 Agnes 0.440 5,291
48 Julia 0.438 5,266
49 Elsie 0.432 5,193
50 Katherine 0.432 5,192
51 Bertha 0.420 5,051
52 Sarah 0.413 4,969
53 Jane 0.393 4,730
54 Anne 0.380 4,567
55 Eva 0.380 4,563
56 Pearl 0.376 4,521
57 Ida 0.370 4,450
58 Rita 0.370 4,447
59 Viola 0.360 4,330
60 Barbara 0.351 4,224
61 Bessie 0.341 4,102
62 Myrtle 0.339 4,076
63 Kathryn 0.338 4,069
64 Laura 0.338 4,062
65 Nellie 0.337 4,048
66 June 0.336 4,034
67 Stella 0.327 3,928
68 Vera 0.326 3,923
69 Lorraine 0.322 3,874
70 Willie 0.322 3,868
71 Sylvia 0.306 3,675
72 Vivian 0.305 3,663
73 Alma 0.304 3,650
74 Mabel 0.302 3,635
75 Jessie 0.299 3,591
76 Marian 0.291 3,502
77 Geraldine 0.287 3,446
78 Charlotte 0.280 3,372
79 Leona 0.277 3,335
80 Phyllis 0.277 3,326
81 Genevieve 0.275 3,303
82 Wilma 0.274 3,297
83 Violet 0.274 3,293
84 Ella 0.274 3,291
85 Juanita 0.271 3,260
86 Marguerite 0.270 3,251
87 Maxine 0.267 3,216
88 Minnie 0.265 3,181
89 Lillie 0.259 3,112
90 Lucy 0.258 3,108
91 Jennie 0.252 3,033
92 Ellen 0.252 3,030
93 Lena 0.244 2,937
94 Opal 0.237 2,847
95 Mae 0.229 2,755
96 Blanche 0.228 2,739
97 Shirley 0.221 2,655
97 Norma 0.221 2,655
99 Kathleen 0.219 2,630
100 Mattie 0.217 2,610