Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1920 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 1920:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 5.170 56,918
2 William 4.556 50,156
3 Robert 4.422 48,683
4 James 4.353 47,925
5 Charles 2.572 28,311
6 George 2.443 26,897
7 Joseph 2.324 25,590
8 Edward 1.825 20,094
9 Frank 1.493 16,433
10 Richard 1.363 15,011
11 Thomas 1.357 14,941
12 Harold 1.243 13,682
13 Walter 1.208 13,297
14 Paul 1.142 12,568
15 Raymond 1.107 12,192
16 Donald 1.085 11,943
17 Henry 1.027 11,304
18 Arthur 0.930 10,240
19 Albert 0.908 10,002
20 Jack 0.872 9,598
21 Harry 0.855 9,412
22 Ralph 0.778 8,560
23 Kenneth 0.712 7,843
24 Howard 0.678 7,468
25 David 0.676 7,446
26 Clarence 0.656 7,222
27 Carl 0.637 7,008
28 Louis 0.633 6,966
29 Willie 0.625 6,886
30 Eugene 0.623 6,864
31 Earl 0.593 6,529
32 Roy 0.577 6,354
33 Fred 0.572 6,301
34 Francis 0.567 6,242
35 Joe 0.551 6,067
36 Lawrence 0.520 5,727
37 Ernest 0.506 5,566
38 Leonard 0.501 5,512
39 Warren 0.499 5,490
40 Stanley 0.482 5,310
41 Herbert 0.477 5,252
42 Alfred 0.455 5,009
43 Anthony 0.449 4,947
44 Samuel 0.423 4,655
45 Elmer 0.382 4,206
46 Bernard 0.378 4,164
47 Norman 0.373 4,110
48 Leo 0.368 4,054
49 Andrew 0.366 4,026
50 Michael 0.364 4,003
51 Russell 0.354 3,902
52 Daniel 0.354 3,900
53 Edwin 0.339 3,732
54 Melvin 0.338 3,721
55 Chester 0.336 3,701
56 Leroy 0.322 3,550
57 Peter 0.318 3,498
58 Lloyd 0.314 3,455
59 Clifford 0.299 3,291
60 Frederick 0.298 3,276
61 Floyd 0.296 3,260
62 Marvin 0.295 3,245
63 Theodore 0.293 3,221
64 Gerald 0.287 3,158
65 Vernon 0.286 3,145
66 Herman 0.282 3,108
67 Ray 0.280 3,086
68 Clyde 0.279 3,072
69 Lester 0.279 3,071
70 Charlie 0.253 2,787
71 Philip 0.245 2,699
72 Lewis 0.244 2,690
73 Vincent 0.242 2,663
74 Milton 0.235 2,592
75 Leon 0.232 2,557
76 Alvin 0.229 2,523
77 Cecil 0.223 2,459
78 Martin 0.222 2,442
79 Jesse 0.220 2,420
80 Glenn 0.216 2,375
81 Victor 0.213 2,349
82 Lee 0.211 2,321
83 Benjamin 0.210 2,311
84 Sam 0.207 2,283
85 Gordon 0.207 2,278
86 Wayne 0.198 2,176
87 Harvey 0.197 2,166
88 Willard 0.190 2,087
89 Edgar 0.184 2,029
90 Oscar 0.182 2,006
91 Arnold 0.173 1,910
92 Claude 0.172 1,894
93 Wallace 0.170 1,876
94 Allen 0.169 1,866
95 Everett 0.166 1,829
96 Stephen 0.161 1,772
97 Gilbert 0.160 1,764
98 Wilbur 0.158 1,740
99 Johnnie 0.157 1,727
100 Homer 0.156 1,722
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.705 70,978
2 Dorothy 2.946 36,647
3 Helen 2.821 35,093
4 Margaret 2.250 27,995
5 Ruth 2.098 26,100
6 Mildred 1.452 18,063
7 Virginia 1.392 17,313
8 Elizabeth 1.279 15,909
9 Frances 1.277 15,881
10 Anna 1.172 14,581
11 Betty 1.127 14,018
12 Evelyn 1.112 13,839
13 Marie 1.024 12,742
14 Doris 0.956 11,893
15 Alice 0.932 11,597
16 Florence 0.862 10,729
17 Irene 0.810 10,072
18 Lillian 0.808 10,052
19 Louise 0.738 9,181
20 Rose 0.724 9,011
21 Catherine 0.714 8,882
22 Gladys 0.709 8,819
23 Martha 0.700 8,709
24 Marjorie 0.696 8,659
25 Eleanor 0.683 8,499
26 Ruby 0.670 8,336
27 Edna 0.670 8,332
28 Josephine 0.651 8,096
29 Lucille 0.642 7,986
30 Ethel 0.632 7,866
31 Thelma 0.628 7,811
32 Edith 0.625 7,774
33 Jean 0.620 7,715
34 Hazel 0.588 7,309
35 Annie 0.584 7,265
36 Pauline 0.577 7,178
37 Grace 0.577 7,172
38 Lois 0.528 6,564
39 Esther 0.488 6,067
40 Bernice 0.477 5,929
41 Beatrice 0.466 5,802
42 Gertrude 0.466 5,796
43 Marion 0.462 5,746
44 Clara 0.440 5,471
45 Katherine 0.424 5,276
46 Emma 0.421 5,237
47 Barbara 0.410 5,106
48 Jane 0.406 5,054
49 Ann 0.405 5,041
50 Sarah 0.404 5,030
51 Elsie 0.401 4,992
52 Rita 0.400 4,975
53 June 0.395 4,912
54 Agnes 0.394 4,906
55 Julia 0.393 4,887
56 Shirley 0.379 4,715
57 Bertha 0.370 4,603
58 Eva 0.362 4,499
59 Viola 0.345 4,292
60 Geraldine 0.343 4,265
61 Juanita 0.341 4,238
62 Pearl 0.338 4,203
63 Laura 0.335 4,171
64 Vivian 0.332 4,128
65 Anne 0.331 4,112
66 Ida 0.329 4,092
67 Kathryn 0.328 4,084
68 Myrtle 0.318 3,955
69 Norma 0.317 3,949
70 Lorraine 0.316 3,928
71 Bessie 0.314 3,904
72 Phyllis 0.310 3,852
73 Marian 0.309 3,844
74 Willie 0.307 3,816
75 Vera 0.304 3,785
76 Nellie 0.302 3,762
77 Violet 0.297 3,693
78 Wilma 0.295 3,671
79 Charlotte 0.291 3,622
80 Alma 0.288 3,585
81 Maxine 0.282 3,505
82 Stella 0.281 3,492
83 Mabel 0.270 3,364
84 Jessie 0.268 3,329
85 Sylvia 0.267 3,318
86 Genevieve 0.262 3,256
87 Minnie 0.261 3,245
88 Ella 0.260 3,233
89 Leona 0.254 3,166
90 Lillie 0.254 3,160
91 Kathleen 0.254 3,156
92 Ellen 0.247 3,076
93 Marguerite 0.245 3,054
94 Lucy 0.242 3,016
95 Nancy 0.240 2,981
96 Mattie 0.233 2,903
97 Jennie 0.226 2,808
98 Lena 0.224 2,784
99 Mae 0.219 2,730
100 Eileen 0.218 2,717