Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1921 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 1921:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 5.117 58,230
2 Robert 4.638 52,779
3 William 4.557 51,852
4 James 4.372 49,749
5 Charles 2.570 29,242
6 George 2.414 27,469
7 Joseph 2.301 26,183
8 Edward 1.829 20,814
9 Frank 1.468 16,706
10 Richard 1.439 16,379
11 Thomas 1.345 15,310
12 Harold 1.214 13,811
13 Donald 1.211 13,779
14 Paul 1.157 13,170
15 Walter 1.142 12,997
16 Raymond 1.111 12,645
17 Henry 1.003 11,412
18 Jack 0.945 10,755
19 Arthur 0.925 10,527
20 Albert 0.892 10,153
21 Harry 0.855 9,729
22 Kenneth 0.788 8,963
23 Ralph 0.779 8,859
24 Warren 0.685 7,798
25 David 0.683 7,767
26 Eugene 0.678 7,720
27 Howard 0.678 7,710
28 Clarence 0.644 7,330
29 Louis 0.637 7,250
30 Carl 0.622 7,078
31 Earl 0.594 6,754
32 Roy 0.575 6,548
33 Willie 0.571 6,495
34 Fred 0.570 6,489
35 Francis 0.553 6,293
36 Joe 0.545 6,206
37 Lawrence 0.526 5,983
38 Ernest 0.501 5,696
39 Leonard 0.497 5,650
40 Anthony 0.460 5,239
41 Stanley 0.460 5,233
42 Herbert 0.459 5,220
43 Alfred 0.433 4,926
44 Samuel 0.418 4,758
45 Bernard 0.394 4,484
46 Norman 0.393 4,476
47 Michael 0.369 4,197
48 Elmer 0.365 4,148
49 Daniel 0.359 4,089
50 Leo 0.357 4,067
51 Andrew 0.353 4,015
52 Russell 0.347 3,946
53 Melvin 0.341 3,882
54 Edwin 0.330 3,752
55 Leroy 0.329 3,745
56 Chester 0.312 3,549
57 Peter 0.312 3,545
58 Lloyd 0.311 3,539
59 Marvin 0.307 3,488
60 Gerald 0.297 3,382
61 Frederick 0.297 3,375
62 Clifford 0.287 3,262
63 Floyd 0.286 3,254
64 Herman 0.283 3,220
65 Theodore 0.279 3,170
66 Ray 0.270 3,075
67 Lester 0.270 3,074
68 Vernon 0.270 3,072
69 Clyde 0.265 3,018
70 Vincent 0.244 2,779
71 Lewis 0.238 2,711
72 Philip 0.238 2,703
73 Alvin 0.236 2,689
74 Leon 0.230 2,617
75 Milton 0.227 2,588
76 Charlie 0.226 2,572
77 Jesse 0.218 2,486
78 Martin 0.216 2,462
79 Cecil 0.216 2,456
80 Glenn 0.215 2,450
81 Wayne 0.213 2,419
82 Benjamin 0.212 2,413
83 Victor 0.212 2,407
84 Gordon 0.210 2,384
85 Sam 0.208 2,366
86 Lee 0.207 2,354
87 Harvey 0.201 2,285
88 Wallace 0.184 2,098
89 Willard 0.183 2,078
90 Edgar 0.177 2,015
91 Arnold 0.174 1,984
92 Oscar 0.174 1,975
93 Dale 0.172 1,957
94 Allen 0.170 1,938
95 Everett 0.168 1,913
96 Claude 0.166 1,887
97 Stephen 0.164 1,867
98 Virgil 0.161 1,831
99 Roger 0.159 1,804
100 Wilbur 0.154 1,755
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.782 73,983
2 Dorothy 3.054 39,079
3 Helen 2.721 34,819
4 Margaret 2.224 28,462
5 Ruth 2.015 25,782
6 Virginia 1.487 19,027
7 Mildred 1.397 17,878
8 Betty 1.378 17,636
9 Frances 1.250 15,994
10 Elizabeth 1.235 15,804
11 Anna 1.131 14,471
12 Evelyn 1.116 14,279
13 Doris 1.028 13,154
14 Marie 0.977 12,500
15 Alice 0.935 11,958
16 Marjorie 0.876 11,208
17 Florence 0.838 10,717
18 Irene 0.830 10,626
19 Lillian 0.763 9,767
20 Rose 0.731 9,350
21 Martha 0.724 9,265
22 Louise 0.717 9,181
23 Catherine 0.695 8,887
24 Gladys 0.689 8,812
25 Jean 0.672 8,593
26 Ruby 0.651 8,333
27 Edna 0.649 8,305
28 Josephine 0.635 8,131
29 Eleanor 0.629 8,051
30 Thelma 0.612 7,837
31 Lucille 0.602 7,698
32 Ethel 0.594 7,602
33 Edith 0.593 7,586
34 Hazel 0.574 7,340
35 Grace 0.565 7,231
36 Annie 0.563 7,207
37 Pauline 0.558 7,141
38 Lois 0.539 6,898
39 Bernice 0.484 6,192
40 Barbara 0.470 6,016
41 Beatrice 0.466 5,968
42 Esther 0.463 5,926
43 Marion 0.454 5,812
44 Shirley 0.445 5,695
45 Clara 0.438 5,608
46 Gertrude 0.418 5,347
47 Jane 0.405 5,186
48 Rita 0.403 5,158
49 June 0.403 5,155
50 Katherine 0.402 5,150
51 Norma 0.399 5,103
52 Emma 0.396 5,073
53 Ann 0.395 5,056
54 Sarah 0.393 5,024
55 Elsie 0.381 4,879
56 Agnes 0.375 4,799
57 Juanita 0.373 4,779
58 Julia 0.370 4,738
59 Bertha 0.360 4,609
60 Phyllis 0.359 4,590
61 Lorraine 0.354 4,532
62 Geraldine 0.353 4,521
63 Eva 0.338 4,324
64 Kathryn 0.328 4,201
65 Pearl 0.326 4,174
66 Viola 0.325 4,157
67 Ida 0.324 4,145
68 Vivian 0.321 4,104
69 Marian 0.317 4,062
70 Anne 0.313 4,006
71 Laura 0.312 3,994
72 Wilma 0.299 3,822
73 Myrtle 0.296 3,790
74 Willie 0.293 3,745
75 Bessie 0.287 3,677
76 Maxine 0.284 3,632
77 Vera 0.284 3,631
78 Charlotte 0.280 3,589
79 Alma 0.280 3,588
80 Nellie 0.274 3,512
81 Violet 0.271 3,468
82 Audrey 0.268 3,434
83 Kathleen 0.267 3,419
84 Patricia 0.264 3,383
85 Mabel 0.261 3,337
86 Stella 0.261 3,335
87 Nancy 0.260 3,324
88 Sylvia 0.258 3,298
89 Ella 0.253 3,236
90 Genevieve 0.253 3,234
91 Jessie 0.252 3,226
92 Leona 0.251 3,210
93 Lucy 0.247 3,157
94 Lillie 0.244 3,117
95 Ellen 0.240 3,065
96 Minnie 0.234 2,997
97 Elaine 0.228 2,920
98 Marguerite 0.226 2,898
99 Jennie 0.226 2,887
100 Eileen 0.224 2,860