Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1923 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 1923:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 5.075 57,469
2 Robert 4.955 56,110
3 William 4.605 52,145
4 James 4.458 50,478
5 Charles 2.557 28,953
6 George 2.387 27,027
7 Joseph 2.257 25,551
8 Edward 1.819 20,601
9 Richard 1.667 18,880
10 Donald 1.452 16,436
11 Frank 1.405 15,914
12 Thomas 1.403 15,888
13 Harold 1.226 13,877
14 Paul 1.180 13,360
15 Raymond 1.100 12,459
16 Walter 1.098 12,436
17 Jack 0.989 11,197
18 Henry 0.977 11,067
19 Arthur 0.876 9,921
20 Albert 0.868 9,825
21 Kenneth 0.859 9,725
22 Harry 0.818 9,265
23 Ralph 0.762 8,626
24 David 0.727 8,235
25 Eugene 0.702 7,952
26 Howard 0.632 7,160
27 Louis 0.625 7,072
28 Carl 0.607 6,871
29 Clarence 0.601 6,804
30 Willie 0.588 6,658
31 Earl 0.560 6,342
32 Roy 0.558 6,315
33 Fred 0.557 6,309
34 Francis 0.537 6,084
35 Joe 0.530 6,003
36 Lawrence 0.522 5,916
37 Leonard 0.485 5,487
38 Ernest 0.474 5,368
39 Anthony 0.452 5,116
40 Herbert 0.448 5,076
41 Stanley 0.445 5,036
42 Alfred 0.442 5,008
43 Warren 0.425 4,816
44 Norman 0.416 4,706
45 Samuel 0.404 4,577
46 Bernard 0.387 4,377
47 Daniel 0.377 4,264
48 Melvin 0.354 4,007
49 Leo 0.350 3,966
50 Michael 0.346 3,913
51 Marvin 0.337 3,815
52 Russell 0.336 3,804
53 Andrew 0.331 3,747
54 Gerald 0.326 3,694
55 Leroy 0.326 3,690
56 Edwin 0.322 3,651
57 Elmer 0.321 3,630
58 Peter 0.301 3,409
59 Lloyd 0.299 3,386
60 Frederick 0.289 3,278
61 Ray 0.279 3,160
62 Theodore 0.279 3,157
63 Chester 0.278 3,150
64 Floyd 0.278 3,146
65 Clifford 0.274 3,108
66 Herman 0.262 2,961
67 Vernon 0.261 2,956
68 Clyde 0.252 2,856
69 Wallace 0.247 2,801
70 Philip 0.246 2,786
71 Lester 0.244 2,767
72 Vincent 0.240 2,718
73 Alvin 0.234 2,647
74 Lewis 0.231 2,619
75 Wayne 0.229 2,597
76 Gordon 0.227 2,576
77 Leon 0.224 2,532
78 Billy 0.220 2,488
79 Charlie 0.219 2,475
80 Martin 0.217 2,452
81 Milton 0.216 2,448
82 Calvin 0.213 2,413
83 Jesse 0.211 2,388
84 Glenn 0.209 2,369
85 Lee 0.208 2,358
86 Benjamin 0.205 2,317
87 Cecil 0.199 2,256
88 Victor 0.197 2,226
89 Sam 0.195 2,206
90 Dale 0.192 2,172
91 Harvey 0.187 2,116
92 Willard 0.172 1,946
93 Arnold 0.170 1,923
94 Edgar 0.168 1,897
95 Roger 0.167 1,889
96 Oscar 0.166 1,880
97 Allen 0.165 1,873
98 Bill 0.162 1,833
99 Everett 0.154 1,743
100 Maurice 0.151 1,713
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.720 71,630
2 Dorothy 3.117 39,031
3 Helen 2.514 31,488
4 Margaret 2.087 26,133
5 Betty 2.075 25,992
6 Ruth 1.888 23,643
7 Virginia 1.463 18,326
8 Mildred 1.277 15,996
9 Elizabeth 1.234 15,460
10 Frances 1.187 14,870
11 Doris 1.167 14,609
12 Evelyn 1.052 13,169
13 Anna 1.027 12,860
14 Marie 0.919 11,505
15 Alice 0.904 11,326
16 Marjorie 0.816 10,219
17 Irene 0.802 10,049
18 Florence 0.778 9,748
19 Jean 0.759 9,509
20 Lillian 0.745 9,326
21 Martha 0.716 8,962
22 Louise 0.709 8,882
23 Rose 0.674 8,444
24 Catherine 0.674 8,439
25 Ruby 0.657 8,227
26 Shirley 0.632 7,920
27 Lois 0.624 7,814
28 Eleanor 0.621 7,771
29 Gladys 0.614 7,695
30 Josephine 0.604 7,560
31 Thelma 0.589 7,380
32 Edna 0.583 7,299
33 Barbara 0.576 7,210
34 Annie 0.567 7,102
35 Lucille 0.552 6,914
36 Edith 0.546 6,832
37 Pauline 0.536 6,710
38 Ethel 0.522 6,542
39 Grace 0.504 6,315
40 Hazel 0.498 6,243
41 Norma 0.470 5,886
42 June 0.464 5,811
43 Bernice 0.464 5,809
44 Marion 0.456 5,709
45 Phyllis 0.437 5,477
46 Beatrice 0.436 5,462
47 Esther 0.424 5,312
48 Gloria 0.424 5,309
49 Clara 0.410 5,134
50 Rita 0.407 5,092
51 Juanita 0.403 5,050
52 Ann 0.401 5,019
53 Emma 0.397 4,973
54 Sarah 0.396 4,965
55 Jane 0.393 4,920
56 Patricia 0.383 4,801
57 Lorraine 0.380 4,764
58 Geraldine 0.376 4,710
59 Gertrude 0.375 4,698
60 Katherine 0.366 4,578
61 Elsie 0.363 4,548
62 Julia 0.345 4,324
63 Agnes 0.337 4,224
64 Bertha 0.329 4,123
65 Marian 0.321 4,026
66 Eva 0.317 3,972
67 Willie 0.317 3,965
68 Ida 0.310 3,885
69 Vivian 0.306 3,833
70 Kathleen 0.300 3,754
71 Anne 0.298 3,726
72 Kathryn 0.296 3,710
73 Laura 0.296 3,708
74 Wilma 0.296 3,707
75 Nancy 0.293 3,674
76 Maxine 0.288 3,602
77 Charlotte 0.287 3,595
78 Pearl 0.283 3,544
79 Viola 0.282 3,531
80 Wanda 0.272 3,407
81 Bessie 0.271 3,388
82 Vera 0.269 3,374
83 Dolores 0.269 3,371
84 Myrtle 0.265 3,314
85 Audrey 0.262 3,280
86 Violet 0.262 3,277
87 Elaine 0.256 3,211
88 Nellie 0.254 3,184
89 Alma 0.245 3,070
90 Jeanne 0.243 3,041
91 Lillie 0.242 3,033
92 Lucy 0.239 2,999
93 Ella 0.239 2,995
93 Jessie 0.239 2,995
95 Eileen 0.238 2,981
96 Stella 0.236 2,956
97 Genevieve 0.229 2,873
98 Sylvia 0.227 2,838
99 Minnie 0.222 2,784
100 Leona 0.219 2,744