Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1922 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 1922:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 5.089 57,268
2 Robert 4.782 53,810
3 William 4.542 51,115
4 James 4.426 49,808
5 Charles 2.564 28,851
6 George 2.430 27,348
7 Joseph 2.284 25,708
8 Edward 1.815 20,423
9 Richard 1.559 17,544
10 Frank 1.423 16,012
11 Thomas 1.356 15,264
12 Donald 1.325 14,913
13 Harold 1.208 13,589
14 Paul 1.149 12,930
15 Walter 1.123 12,633
16 Raymond 1.078 12,130
17 Henry 0.996 11,206
18 Jack 0.964 10,846
19 Arthur 0.899 10,122
20 Albert 0.878 9,886
21 Kenneth 0.823 9,266
22 Harry 0.806 9,076
23 Ralph 0.754 8,485
24 David 0.699 7,863
25 Eugene 0.698 7,851
26 Howard 0.649 7,298
27 Louis 0.631 7,099
28 Willie 0.614 6,905
29 Clarence 0.610 6,860
30 Carl 0.595 6,692
31 Earl 0.574 6,461
32 Roy 0.574 6,460
33 Fred 0.556 6,252
34 Francis 0.546 6,148
35 Joe 0.541 6,092
36 Lawrence 0.514 5,780
37 Ernest 0.489 5,503
38 Leonard 0.481 5,409
39 Anthony 0.452 5,090
40 Stanley 0.449 5,050
41 Herbert 0.448 5,046
42 Alfred 0.430 4,835
43 Samuel 0.409 4,598
44 Norman 0.403 4,531
45 Warren 0.398 4,483
46 Bernard 0.392 4,411
47 Daniel 0.381 4,285
48 Michael 0.355 3,990
49 Russell 0.352 3,965
50 Melvin 0.348 3,912
51 Leo 0.347 3,905
52 Edwin 0.340 3,827
53 Andrew 0.338 3,805
54 Elmer 0.332 3,736
55 Leroy 0.326 3,673
56 Marvin 0.318 3,583
57 Peter 0.315 3,549
58 Gerald 0.315 3,543
59 Lloyd 0.299 3,365
60 Frederick 0.298 3,353
61 Floyd 0.286 3,220
62 Theodore 0.286 3,218
63 Clifford 0.281 3,157
64 Chester 0.278 3,131
65 Ray 0.271 3,054
66 Herman 0.268 3,014
67 Clyde 0.267 3,006
68 Vernon 0.267 3,002
69 Lester 0.262 2,951
70 Philip 0.246 2,769
71 Vincent 0.241 2,710
72 Charlie 0.236 2,652
73 Alvin 0.231 2,596
74 Milton 0.227 2,557
75 Lewis 0.227 2,555
76 Gordon 0.225 2,528
77 Leon 0.224 2,518
78 Wayne 0.220 2,475
79 Glenn 0.215 2,425
80 Martin 0.214 2,404
81 Jesse 0.213 2,395
82 Benjamin 0.211 2,375
83 Lee 0.211 2,373
84 Sam 0.209 2,348
85 Cecil 0.207 2,335
86 Victor 0.206 2,321
87 Wallace 0.196 2,211
88 Harvey 0.196 2,208
89 Dale 0.181 2,042
90 Billy 0.180 2,027
91 Willard 0.179 2,019
92 Oscar 0.178 2,008
93 Edgar 0.171 1,924
94 Arnold 0.168 1,896
95 Allen 0.168 1,889
96 Roger 0.164 1,847
97 Claude 0.160 1,806
98 Everett 0.160 1,798
99 Virgil 0.159 1,788
100 Gilbert 0.155 1,747
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.785 72,167
2 Dorothy 3.023 37,713
3 Helen 2.606 32,505
4 Margaret 2.153 26,862
5 Ruth 1.894 23,624
6 Betty 1.675 20,895
7 Virginia 1.535 19,146
8 Mildred 1.315 16,408
9 Elizabeth 1.222 15,238
10 Frances 1.207 15,057
11 Doris 1.106 13,795
12 Anna 1.075 13,405
13 Evelyn 1.067 13,316
14 Marie 0.955 11,911
15 Alice 0.904 11,271
16 Marjorie 0.833 10,386
17 Irene 0.815 10,167
18 Florence 0.805 10,038
19 Lillian 0.756 9,427
20 Jean 0.730 9,107
21 Martha 0.723 9,020
22 Louise 0.712 8,887
23 Rose 0.705 8,790
24 Catherine 0.684 8,535
25 Gladys 0.645 8,043
26 Ruby 0.642 8,003
27 Josephine 0.630 7,864
28 Eleanor 0.630 7,854
29 Edna 0.611 7,617
30 Annie 0.599 7,475
31 Thelma 0.581 7,253
32 Ethel 0.581 7,242
33 Lucille 0.573 7,146
34 Edith 0.572 7,136
35 Lois 0.557 6,946
36 Pauline 0.546 6,811
37 Hazel 0.542 6,759
38 Grace 0.540 6,741
39 Shirley 0.514 6,408
40 Barbara 0.503 6,271
41 Bernice 0.474 5,908
42 Marion 0.455 5,672
43 Beatrice 0.439 5,479
44 Esther 0.439 5,477
45 June 0.431 5,382
46 Norma 0.420 5,234
47 Clara 0.411 5,123
48 Gertrude 0.407 5,081
49 Ann 0.405 5,055
50 Emma 0.402 5,013
51 Sarah 0.399 4,982
52 Rita 0.399 4,978
53 Phyllis 0.395 4,932
54 Katherine 0.387 4,826
55 Jane 0.385 4,803
56 Lorraine 0.374 4,670
57 Geraldine 0.372 4,642
58 Juanita 0.372 4,640
59 Elsie 0.370 4,618
60 Julia 0.370 4,613
61 Gloria 0.361 4,501
62 Agnes 0.359 4,477
63 Bertha 0.354 4,418
64 Eva 0.336 4,193
65 Ida 0.319 3,985
66 Anne 0.319 3,974
67 Marian 0.317 3,951
68 Laura 0.313 3,905
69 Patricia 0.313 3,903
70 Willie 0.311 3,884
71 Pearl 0.308 3,848
72 Viola 0.304 3,797
73 Kathryn 0.304 3,791
74 Vivian 0.299 3,728
75 Myrtle 0.293 3,649
76 Charlotte 0.287 3,584
77 Wilma 0.284 3,537
78 Nancy 0.282 3,515
79 Vera 0.281 3,511
80 Kathleen 0.278 3,465
81 Maxine 0.276 3,446
82 Bessie 0.276 3,444
83 Nellie 0.263 3,276
84 Alma 0.259 3,233
85 Lillie 0.257 3,201
86 Violet 0.256 3,195
87 Jessie 0.255 3,182
88 Audrey 0.253 3,162
89 Stella 0.253 3,160
90 Ella 0.253 3,150
91 Minnie 0.250 3,117
92 Wanda 0.239 2,984
93 Lucy 0.239 2,976
94 Sylvia 0.237 2,960
95 Ellen 0.237 2,953
96 Eileen 0.236 2,939
97 Jeanne 0.234 2,917
98 Genevieve 0.232 2,895
99 Mabel 0.232 2,894
100 Margie 0.229 2,855