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The following table shows the 200 most popular given names for male and female babies born during 1910 - 1919. For each rank and sex, the table shows the name and the number of occurrences of that name. The 200 most popular names were taken from a universe that includes 6,948,530 male births and 8,509,515 female births.

Popular names of the 1910s
Males Females
Rank Name Number Name Number
1 John 376,320 Mary 478,627
2 William 303,033 Helen 248,147
3 James 275,079 Dorothy 207,477
4 Robert 239,193 Margaret 189,230
5 Joseph 179,306 Ruth 173,669
6 George 176,616 Mildred 123,988
7 Charles 173,544 Anna 119,001
8 Edward 125,723 Elizabeth 116,803
9 Frank 116,018 Frances 105,591
10 Thomas 91,620 Virginia 94,322
11 Walter 89,148 Marie 92,077
12 Harold 79,717 Evelyn 91,478
13 Henry 79,669 Alice 85,856
14 Paul 78,222 Florence 81,459
15 Richard 74,606 Lillian 75,910
16 Raymond 71,821 Rose 74,685
17 Albert 68,213 Irene 68,967
18 Arthur 67,475 Louise 67,967
19 Harry 65,872 Edna 66,891
20 Donald 57,003 Catherine 65,816
21 Ralph 52,529 Gladys 65,810
22 Louis 50,601 Ethel 63,662
23 Jack 49,531 Josephine 61,351
24 Clarence 49,199 Ruby 60,301
25 Carl 48,453 Martha 59,508
26 Willie 47,692 Grace 57,965
27 Howard 46,598 Hazel 57,064
28 Fred 44,344 Thelma 57,010
29 David 43,859 Lucille 56,141
30 Kenneth 43,249 Edith 56,056
31 Francis 41,052 Eleanor 54,157
32 Roy 40,340 Doris 53,244
33 Earl 40,278 Annie 52,295
34 Joe 38,253 Pauline 50,071
35 Ernest 37,132 Gertrude 49,562
36 Lawrence 36,355 Esther 49,210
37 Stanley 35,912 Betty 44,893
38 Anthony 35,627 Beatrice 44,509
39 Eugene 35,161 Marjorie 44,449
40 Samuel 34,166 Clara 44,341
41 Herbert 33,859 Emma 41,819
42 Alfred 32,634 Bernice 40,342
43 Leonard 31,878 Bertha 40,118
44 Michael 30,870 Ann 39,507
45 Elmer 28,601 Jean 39,282
46 Andrew 28,152 Elsie 39,270
47 Leo 26,655 Julia 39,255
48 Bernard 25,629 Agnes 39,253
49 Norman 25,032 Lois 38,178
50 Peter 24,937 Sarah 38,116
51 Russell 24,842 Marion 37,969
52 Daniel 23,975 Katherine 36,886
53 Edwin 23,699 Eva 34,907
54 Frederick 23,543 Ida 34,790
55 Chester 23,498 Bessie 33,860
56 Herman 22,598 Pearl 33,834
57 Lloyd 21,740 Anne 33,479
58 Melvin 21,740 Viola 33,075
59 Lester 21,510 Myrtle 32,433
60 Floyd 21,475 Nellie 30,877
61 Leroy 21,277 Mabel 30,780
62 Theodore 21,107 Laura 30,547
63 Clifford 20,886 Kathryn 29,238
64 Clyde 19,864 Stella 28,528
65 Charlie 19,834 Vera 28,286
66 Sam 18,545 Willie 28,176
67 Woodrow 18,355 Jessie 27,832
68 Vincent 18,286 Jane 27,739
69 Philip 18,167 Alma 27,513
70 Marvin 17,820 Minnie 27,484
71 Ray 17,792 Sylvia 25,652
72 Lewis 17,787 Ella 24,910
73 Milton 17,521 Lillie 24,649
74 Benjamin 17,310 Rita 23,852
75 Victor 17,154 Leona 23,824
76 Vernon 16,966 Barbara 23,708
77 Gerald 16,523 Vivian 23,632
78 Jesse 16,293 Lena 23,624
79 Martin 16,097 Violet 23,157
80 Cecil 15,985 Lucy 23,118
81 Alvin 15,498 Jennie 23,068
82 Lee 15,380 Genevieve 22,828
83 Willard 15,365 Marguerite 22,658
84 Leon 15,279 Charlotte 22,548
85 Oscar 14,870 Mattie 22,242
86 Glenn 14,303 Marian 22,161
87 Edgar 14,079 Blanche 21,977
88 Gordon 13,641 Mae 21,530
89 Stephen 13,502 Ellen 21,499
90 Harvey 13,303 Wilma 21,382
91 Sidney 12,793 Juanita 20,878
92 Claude 12,791 Opal 20,383
93 Everett 12,745 June 19,244
94 Arnold 12,586 Geraldine 18,989
95 Morris 12,486 Beulah 18,871
96 Wilbur 12,410 Velma 18,628
97 Warren 12,017 Theresa 18,348
98 Wayne 11,574 Carrie 18,067
99 Allen 11,497 Phyllis 17,885
100 Homer 11,471 Maxine 17,800
101 Maurice 11,429 Nancy 17,285
102 Alexander 11,354 Emily 17,069
103 Max 10,860 Georgia 16,670
104 Virgil 10,858 Fannie 16,632
105 Gilbert 10,790 Kathleen 16,592
106 Irving 10,738 Hattie 16,416
107 Leslie 10,629 Inez 16,342
108 Eddie 10,507 Sophie 16,177
109 Johnnie 10,424 Rosa 15,973
110 Nicholas 10,233 Lorraine 15,730
111 Hugh 10,200 Hilda 15,674
112 Julius 10,193 Harriet 15,597
113 Jessie 10,169 Norma 15,501
114 Marion 10,155 Eunice 15,474
115 Luther 9,762 Sara 15,409
116 Steve 9,639 Cora 15,313
117 Hubert 9,599 Ada 15,235
118 Ben 9,538 Geneva 15,043
119 Curtis 8,913 Alberta 14,572
120 Roland 8,799 Loretta 14,571
121 Jacob 8,685 Mamie 14,548
122 Wallace 8,681 Christine 14,092
123 Oliver 8,658 Dora 14,012
124 Glen 8,544 Lula 13,930
125 Horace 8,489 Estelle 13,804
126 Roger 8,408 Verna 13,213
127 Manuel 8,372 Audrey 13,140
128 Dale 8,219 Madeline 13,040
129 Franklin 8,005 Shirley 12,743
130 Mike 7,942 Eileen 12,705
131 Orville 7,901 Daisy 12,470
132 Alex 7,872 Sadie 12,387
133 Tom 7,621 Olive 12,354
134 Wesley 7,603 Naomi 12,029
135 Tony 7,495 Lola 11,764
136 Edmund 7,423 Flora 11,761
137 Jerome 7,406 Lucile 11,738
138 Willis 7,337 Olga 11,731
139 Nathan 7,132 Mable 11,718
140 Otis 6,963 Muriel 11,700
141 Archie 6,933 Susie 11,560
142 Douglas 6,909 Maggie 11,485
143 Rudolph 6,858 Maria 11,330
144 Earnest 6,857 Jeanette 11,134
145 Wilson 6,834 Nora 11,063
146 Emil 6,700 Miriam 11,048
147 Guy 6,624 Erma 10,952
148 Bill 6,600 Dolores 10,781
149 Jerry 6,487 Victoria 10,765
150 Matthew 6,227 Wanda 10,735
151 Patrick 6,122 Janet 10,714
152 Ira 6,115 Lottie 10,650
153 Clifton 6,104 Caroline 10,589
154 Angelo 6,047 Rachel 10,481
155 Abraham 6,039 Irma 10,458
156 Salvatore 5,977 Henrietta 10,402
157 Jose 5,900 Roberta 10,370
158 Jim 5,764 Winifred 10,255
159 Jimmie 5,735 Eula 9,849
160 Calvin 5,712 Patricia 9,708
161 Don 5,683 Rosie 9,564
162 Lyle 5,656 Anita 9,555
163 Bennie 5,647 Rebecca 9,474
164 Clayton 5,641 Della 9,448
165 Marshall 5,585 Nettie 9,332
166 Bruce 5,576 Sally 9,300
167 Otto 5,552 Fern 9,250
168 Sylvester 5,420 Lydia 9,023
169 Ronald 5,303 Adeline 8,985
170 Clinton 5,302 Carolyn 8,940
171 Wilbert 5,274 Amelia 8,832
172 Irvin 5,259 Nina 8,680
173 Delbert 5,257 Jeanne 8,647
174 Phillip 5,135 Elaine 8,575
175 Ervin 5,010 Goldie 8,561
176 Elbert 4,990 Katie 8,419
177 Wilfred 4,976 Bonnie 8,335
178 Isaac 4,952 Antoinette 8,216
179 Ivan 4,933 May 8,096
180 Felix 4,928 Marcella 8,080
181 Rufus 4,900 Lorene 8,033
182 August 4,870 Essie 7,998
183 Forrest 4,860 Arlene 7,780
184 Nathaniel 4,796 Ollie 7,759
185 Dan 4,737 Dorothea 7,749
186 Nelson 4,730 Jeannette 7,719
187 Karl 4,696 Veronica 7,693
188 Nick 4,681 Effie 7,681
189 Julian 4,651 Isabel 7,667
190 Merle 4,644 Freda 7,453
191 Aaron 4,570 Regina 7,389
192 Lonnie 4,536 Sallie 7,379
193 Adolph 4,523 Cleo 7,367
194 Adam 4,481 Ora 7,259
195 Jay 4,455 Isabelle 7,255
196 Ellis 4,433 Rosemary 7,080
197 Alton 4,417 Addie 7,077
198 Leland 4,381 Eloise 7,068
199 Pete 4,352 Joan 7,023
200 Bert 4,327 Lela 7,007
Source: 100% sample based on Social Security card application data as of the end of February 2013. See the limitations of this data source.