Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in United States of 1924 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 1924:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Robert 5.201 60,795
2 John 5.052 59,062
3 William 4.578 53,515
4 James 4.529 52,942
5 Charles 2.605 30,456
6 George 2.341 27,366
7 Joseph 2.176 25,437
8 Richard 1.817 21,242
9 Edward 1.807 21,128
10 Donald 1.533 17,924
11 Thomas 1.416 16,553
12 Frank 1.372 16,041
13 Harold 1.211 14,152
14 Paul 1.141 13,334
15 Raymond 1.101 12,867
16 Walter 1.086 12,699
17 Jack 1.020 11,925
18 Henry 0.958 11,196
19 Kenneth 0.886 10,356
20 Arthur 0.870 10,172
21 Albert 0.845 9,881
22 Harry 0.779 9,111
23 Ralph 0.750 8,771
24 David 0.750 8,763
25 Eugene 0.714 8,345
26 Howard 0.630 7,368
27 Carl 0.606 7,088
28 Louis 0.603 7,045
29 Clarence 0.590 6,896
30 Willie 0.574 6,706
31 Roy 0.560 6,549
32 Fred 0.559 6,540
33 Earl 0.558 6,521
34 Francis 0.525 6,133
35 Joe 0.517 6,045
36 Lawrence 0.494 5,776
37 Ernest 0.486 5,686
38 Leonard 0.479 5,602
39 Anthony 0.445 5,198
40 Stanley 0.443 5,181
41 Herbert 0.438 5,117
42 Norman 0.431 5,042
43 Alfred 0.421 4,926
44 Calvin 0.421 4,918
45 Samuel 0.393 4,596
46 Bernard 0.385 4,505
47 Daniel 0.376 4,399
48 Melvin 0.357 4,168
49 Gerald 0.355 4,153
50 Marvin 0.344 4,019
51 Leo 0.341 3,991
52 Russell 0.338 3,950
53 Leroy 0.335 3,921
54 Michael 0.331 3,874
55 Edwin 0.324 3,790
56 Andrew 0.320 3,745
57 Elmer 0.319 3,733
58 Warren 0.307 3,585
59 Peter 0.301 3,522
60 Ray 0.288 3,367
61 Lloyd 0.286 3,349
62 Frederick 0.280 3,278
63 Billy 0.280 3,272
64 Clifford 0.278 3,248
65 Theodore 0.276 3,227
66 Floyd 0.271 3,168
67 Chester 0.259 3,031
68 Vernon 0.257 3,007
69 Clyde 0.257 3,004
70 Herman 0.253 2,953
71 Philip 0.250 2,919
72 Lester 0.238 2,779
73 Alvin 0.236 2,760
74 Wayne 0.234 2,732
75 Gordon 0.232 2,714
76 Leon 0.229 2,677
77 Lewis 0.228 2,667
78 Vincent 0.226 2,637
79 Glenn 0.221 2,586
80 Charlie 0.214 2,505
81 Milton 0.212 2,473
82 Martin 0.210 2,452
83 Lee 0.207 2,418
84 Dale 0.205 2,399
85 Cecil 0.197 2,303
86 Jesse 0.196 2,289
87 Wallace 0.195 2,285
88 Harvey 0.192 2,243
89 Benjamin 0.190 2,220
90 Victor 0.188 2,192
91 Sam 0.181 2,117
92 Bill 0.177 2,069
93 Roger 0.176 2,055
94 Allen 0.175 2,043
95 Arnold 0.172 2,012
96 Edgar 0.160 1,876
97 Willard 0.157 1,831
98 Roland 0.156 1,823
99 Oscar 0.155 1,816
100 Gilbert 0.153 1,794
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.674 73,513
2 Dorothy 3.087 40,001
3 Helen 2.408 31,194
4 Betty 2.362 30,597
5 Margaret 2.050 26,555
6 Ruth 1.821 23,598
7 Virginia 1.438 18,630
8 Mildred 1.224 15,853
9 Doris 1.219 15,788
10 Frances 1.172 15,187
11 Elizabeth 1.154 14,948
12 Evelyn 1.031 13,356
13 Anna 1.010 13,082
14 Marie 0.894 11,579
15 Alice 0.891 11,540
16 Jean 0.828 10,727
17 Marjorie 0.777 10,064
18 Irene 0.766 9,930
19 Shirley 0.732 9,488
20 Florence 0.731 9,469
21 Martha 0.719 9,311
22 Lois 0.717 9,296
23 Lillian 0.702 9,095
24 Louise 0.683 8,852
25 Rose 0.655 8,482
26 Ruby 0.649 8,406
27 Catherine 0.645 8,358
28 Barbara 0.641 8,306
29 Eleanor 0.632 8,189
30 Gladys 0.601 7,790
31 Edna 0.572 7,408
32 Annie 0.567 7,346
33 Thelma 0.564 7,312
34 Josephine 0.561 7,275
35 Patricia 0.537 6,958
36 Edith 0.532 6,895
37 Lucille 0.521 6,748
38 Pauline 0.519 6,720
39 Ethel 0.508 6,586
40 Norma 0.505 6,544
41 Gloria 0.505 6,537
42 Hazel 0.490 6,345
43 Grace 0.488 6,329
44 Phyllis 0.484 6,269
45 June 0.475 6,152
46 Marion 0.467 6,046
47 Bernice 0.466 6,032
48 Juanita 0.417 5,402
49 Rita 0.415 5,382
50 Beatrice 0.407 5,270
51 Esther 0.406 5,257
52 Jane 0.394 5,106
53 Lorraine 0.394 5,104
54 Sarah 0.389 5,042
55 Ann 0.389 5,038
56 Clara 0.385 4,990
57 Emma 0.378 4,899
58 Geraldine 0.373 4,829
59 Katherine 0.362 4,695
60 Gertrude 0.351 4,542
61 Elsie 0.347 4,495
62 Julia 0.331 4,287
63 Agnes 0.327 4,238
64 Marian 0.324 4,197
65 Bertha 0.318 4,123
66 Eva 0.314 4,069
67 Wilma 0.314 4,062
68 Nancy 0.308 3,989
68 Willie 0.308 3,989
70 Ida 0.298 3,862
71 Vivian 0.297 3,854
72 Laura 0.295 3,826
73 Elaine 0.294 3,803
74 Wanda 0.288 3,734
75 Dolores 0.288 3,727
76 Kathleen 0.283 3,665
77 Maxine 0.282 3,658
78 Pearl 0.281 3,637
79 Anne 0.280 3,628
80 Charlotte 0.279 3,615
81 Kathryn 0.278 3,601
82 Viola 0.276 3,579
83 Joyce 0.273 3,531
84 Audrey 0.272 3,523
85 Vera 0.269 3,480
86 Bessie 0.263 3,403
87 Alma 0.250 3,241
88 Violet 0.249 3,226
89 Myrtle 0.248 3,209
90 Jessie 0.243 3,149
91 Jeanne 0.243 3,147
92 Nellie 0.237 3,075
93 Eileen 0.237 3,069
94 Ella 0.236 3,060
95 Theresa 0.233 3,022
96 Joan 0.233 3,021
97 Lillie 0.230 2,982
98 Lucy 0.230 2,980
99 Ellen 0.228 2,949
100 Minnie 0.223 2,886