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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 6,948,478 male births and 8,509,896 female births.

Popular names of the 1910s
Males Females
Rank Name Number Name Number
1 John 376,323 Mary 478,642
2 William 303,022 Helen 248,155
3 James 275,079 Dorothy 207,476
4 Robert 239,189 Margaret 189,232
5 Joseph 179,302 Ruth 173,678
6 George 176,611 Mildred 123,999
7 Charles 173,536 Anna 118,998
8 Edward 125,720 Elizabeth 116,811
9 Frank 116,019 Frances 105,600
10 Thomas 91,619 Virginia 94,322
11 Walter 89,146 Marie 92,086
12 Harold 79,721 Evelyn 91,491
13 Henry 79,669 Alice 85,866
14 Paul 78,217 Florence 81,464
15 Richard 74,603 Lillian 75,914
16 Raymond 71,820 Rose 74,690
17 Albert 68,207 Irene 68,968
18 Arthur 67,478 Louise 67,972
19 Harry 65,873 Edna 66,896
20 Donald 57,005 Catherine 65,822
21 Ralph 52,526 Gladys 65,813
22 Louis 50,600 Ethel 63,663
23 Jack 49,528 Josephine 61,356
24 Clarence 49,196 Ruby 60,307
25 Carl 48,455 Martha 59,509
26 Willie 47,690 Grace 57,972
27 Howard 46,599 Hazel 57,068
28 Fred 44,346 Thelma 57,010
29 David 43,856 Lucille 56,146
30 Kenneth 43,249 Edith 56,058
31 Francis 41,053 Eleanor 54,162
32 Roy 40,339 Doris 53,250
33 Earl 40,274 Annie 52,300
34 Joe 38,250 Pauline 50,076
35 Ernest 37,134 Gertrude 49,566
36 Lawrence 36,354 Esther 49,212
37 Stanley 35,909 Betty 44,894
38 Anthony 35,627 Beatrice 44,515
39 Eugene 35,160 Marjorie 44,450
40 Samuel 34,168 Clara 44,346
41 Herbert 33,860 Emma 41,819
42 Alfred 32,635 Bernice 40,346
43 Leonard 31,878 Bertha 40,120
44 Michael 30,862 Ann 39,507
45 Elmer 28,599 Jean 39,283
46 Andrew 28,152 Elsie 39,274
47 Leo 26,656 Julia 39,257
48 Bernard 25,628 Agnes 39,256
49 Norman 25,033 Lois 38,181
50 Peter 24,936 Sarah 38,120
51 Russell 24,843 Marion 37,974
52 Daniel 23,980 Katherine 36,884
53 Edwin 23,697 Eva 34,909
54 Frederick 23,543 Ida 34,792
55 Chester 23,500 Bessie 33,859
56 Herman 22,597 Pearl 33,834
57 Lloyd 21,742 Anne 33,478
58 Melvin 21,739 Viola 33,077
59 Lester 21,509 Myrtle 32,432
60 Floyd 21,472 Nellie 30,879
61 Leroy 21,276 Mabel 30,783
62 Theodore 21,106 Laura 30,550
63 Clifford 20,886 Kathryn 29,236
64 Clyde 19,865 Stella 28,526
65 Charlie 19,834 Vera 28,289
66 Sam 18,544 Willie 28,177
67 Woodrow 18,355 Jessie 27,835
68 Vincent 18,285 Jane 27,740
69 Philip 18,166 Alma 27,515
70 Marvin 17,821 Minnie 27,486
71 Ray 17,792 Sylvia 25,655
72 Lewis 17,788 Ella 24,912
73 Milton 17,521 Lillie 24,651
74 Benjamin 17,310 Rita 23,851
75 Victor 17,157 Leona 23,825
76 Vernon 16,967 Barbara 23,705
77 Gerald 16,522 Vivian 23,633
78 Jesse 16,293 Lena 23,624
79 Martin 16,097 Violet 23,157
80 Cecil 15,986 Lucy 23,116
81 Alvin 15,499 Jennie 23,068
82 Lee 15,381 Genevieve 22,830
83 Willard 15,364 Marguerite 22,659
84 Leon 15,280 Charlotte 22,550
85 Oscar 14,869 Mattie 22,243
86 Glenn 14,304 Marian 22,159
87 Edgar 14,080 Blanche 21,977
88 Gordon 13,641 Mae 21,530
89 Stephen 13,502 Ellen 21,500
90 Harvey 13,304 Wilma 21,383
91 Sidney 12,794 Juanita 20,878
92 Claude 12,792 Opal 20,386
93 Everett 12,748 June 19,244
94 Arnold 12,586 Geraldine 18,990
95 Morris 12,484 Beulah 18,874
96 Wilbur 12,411 Velma 18,630
97 Warren 12,013 Theresa 18,348
98 Wayne 11,572 Carrie 18,067
99 Allen 11,493 Phyllis 17,885
100 Homer 11,470 Maxine 17,800
101 Maurice 11,429 Nancy 17,285
102 Alexander 11,352 Emily 17,070
103 Max 10,859 Georgia 16,672
104 Virgil 10,858 Fannie 16,632
105 Gilbert 10,791 Kathleen 16,592
106 Irving 10,737 Hattie 16,418
107 Leslie 10,630 Inez 16,342
108 Eddie 10,507 Sophie 16,179
109 Johnnie 10,426 Rosa 15,976
110 Nicholas 10,233 Lorraine 15,729
111 Hugh 10,200 Hilda 15,674
112 Julius 10,193 Harriet 15,598
113 Jessie 10,170 Norma 15,502
114 Marion 10,156 Eunice 15,474
115 Luther 9,762 Sara 15,409
116 Steve 9,638 Cora 15,317
117 Hubert 9,600 Ada 15,234
118 Ben 9,539 Geneva 15,044
119 Curtis 8,911 Alberta 14,575
120 Roland 8,799 Loretta 14,570
121 Jacob 8,684 Mamie 14,550
122 Wallace 8,681 Christine 14,094
123 Oliver 8,657 Dora 14,012
124 Glen 8,544 Lula 13,930
125 Horace 8,489 Estelle 13,807
126 Roger 8,409 Verna 13,214
127 Manuel 8,371 Audrey 13,139
128 Dale 8,218 Madeline 13,042
129 Franklin 8,005 Shirley 12,743
130 Mike 7,942 Eileen 12,706
131 Orville 7,901 Daisy 12,474
132 Alex 7,871 Sadie 12,388
133 Tom 7,622 Olive 12,355
134 Wesley 7,603 Naomi 12,029
135 Tony 7,495 Lola 11,765
136 Edmund 7,422 Flora 11,761
137 Jerome 7,405 Lucile 11,738
138 Willis 7,339 Olga 11,733
139 Nathan 7,132 Mable 11,718
140 Otis 6,963 Muriel 11,701
141 Archie 6,933 Susie 11,562
142 Douglas 6,909 Maggie 11,485
143 Rudolph 6,858 Maria 11,330
144 Earnest 6,857 Jeanette 11,134
145 Wilson 6,835 Nora 11,062
146 Emil 6,701 Miriam 11,047
147 Guy 6,624 Erma 10,954
148 Bill 6,599 Dolores 10,781
149 Jerry 6,486 Victoria 10,766
150 Matthew 6,228 Wanda 10,735
151 Patrick 6,122 Janet 10,713
152 Ira 6,115 Lottie 10,651
153 Clifton 6,104 Caroline 10,589
154 Angelo 6,047 Rachel 10,481
155 Abraham 6,040 Irma 10,461
156 Salvatore 5,977 Henrietta 10,400
157 Jose 5,899 Roberta 10,370
158 Jim 5,764 Winifred 10,255
159 Jimmie 5,735 Eula 9,851
160 Calvin 5,712 Patricia 9,707
161 Don 5,683 Rosie 9,565
162 Lyle 5,656 Anita 9,555
163 Bennie 5,647 Rebecca 9,474
164 Clayton 5,641 Della 9,450
165 Marshall 5,585 Nettie 9,332
166 Bruce 5,577 Sally 9,301
167 Otto 5,552 Fern 9,250
168 Sylvester 5,420 Lydia 9,025
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 8,576
175 Ervin 5,011 Goldie 8,563
176 Elbert 4,990 Katie 8,419
177 Wilfred 4,976 Bonnie 8,335
178 Isaac 4,952 Antoinette 8,217
179 Ivan 4,932 May 8,096
180 Felix 4,928 Marcella 8,080
181 Rufus 4,901 Lorene 8,034
182 August 4,869 Essie 7,999
183 Forrest 4,860 Arlene 7,781
184 Nathaniel 4,795 Ollie 7,759
185 Dan 4,737 Dorothea 7,750
186 Nelson 4,731 Jeannette 7,719
187 Karl 4,694 Veronica 7,693
188 Nick 4,683 Effie 7,683
189 Julian 4,651 Isabel 7,668
190 Merle 4,645 Freda 7,453
191 Aaron 4,570 Regina 7,389
192 Lonnie 4,536 Sallie 7,378
193 Adolph 4,523 Cleo 7,369
194 Adam 4,480 Ora 7,259
195 Jay 4,455 Isabelle 7,255
196 Ellis 4,433 Rosemary 7,079
197 Alton 4,417 Addie 7,077
198 Leland 4,381 Eloise 7,069
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 March 2018. See the limitations of this data source.