Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in United States of 1926 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 1926:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Robert 5.335 61,113
2 John 4.898 56,109
3 James 4.645 53,207
4 William 4.534 51,932
5 Charles 2.578 29,529
6 George 2.261 25,896
7 Richard 2.195 25,140
8 Joseph 2.074 23,758
9 Donald 1.825 20,900
10 Edward 1.693 19,391
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.515 67,830
2 Dorothy 2.977 36,618
3 Betty 2.679 32,953
4 Helen 2.186 26,886
5 Margaret 1.875 23,061
6 Ruth 1.643 20,209
7 Doris 1.325 16,295
8 Virginia 1.314 16,165
9 Mildred 1.101 13,544
10 Frances 1.086 13,354