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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 6,948,532 male births and 8,509,802 female births.

Popular names of the 1910s
Males Females
Rank Name Number Name Number
1 John 376,324 Mary 478,640
2 William 303,027 Helen 248,154
3 James 275,081 Dorothy 207,479
4 Robert 239,193 Margaret 189,233
5 Joseph 179,302 Ruth 173,679
6 George 176,615 Mildred 123,994
7 Charles 173,540 Anna 119,000
8 Edward 125,722 Elizabeth 116,808
9 Frank 116,020 Frances 105,598
10 Thomas 91,622 Virginia 94,321
11 Walter 89,147 Marie 92,084
12 Harold 79,723 Evelyn 91,486
13 Henry 79,670 Alice 85,863
14 Paul 78,218 Florence 81,463
15 Richard 74,606 Lillian 75,913
16 Raymond 71,821 Rose 74,687
17 Albert 68,208 Irene 68,968
18 Arthur 67,477 Louise 67,969
19 Harry 65,874 Edna 66,895
20 Donald 57,004 Catherine 65,821
21 Ralph 52,527 Gladys 65,813
22 Louis 50,601 Ethel 63,664
23 Jack 49,529 Josephine 61,355
24 Clarence 49,196 Ruby 60,303
25 Carl 48,453 Martha 59,508
26 Willie 47,690 Grace 57,973
27 Howard 46,598 Hazel 57,067
28 Fred 44,345 Thelma 57,011
29 David 43,859 Lucille 56,145
30 Kenneth 43,250 Edith 56,057
31 Francis 41,053 Eleanor 54,160
32 Roy 40,338 Doris 53,246
33 Earl 40,277 Annie 52,301
34 Joe 38,250 Pauline 50,075
35 Ernest 37,134 Gertrude 49,565
36 Lawrence 36,354 Esther 49,211
37 Stanley 35,907 Betty 44,893
38 Anthony 35,627 Beatrice 44,514
39 Eugene 35,160 Marjorie 44,448
40 Samuel 34,167 Clara 44,345
41 Herbert 33,859 Emma 41,819
42 Alfred 32,635 Bernice 40,344
43 Leonard 31,879 Bertha 40,120
44 Michael 30,869 Ann 39,507
45 Elmer 28,599 Jean 39,282
46 Andrew 28,152 Elsie 39,273
47 Leo 26,656 Julia 39,256
48 Bernard 25,628 Agnes 39,255
49 Norman 25,032 Lois 38,181
50 Peter 24,937 Sarah 38,117
51 Russell 24,843 Marion 37,974
52 Daniel 23,978 Katherine 36,886
53 Edwin 23,698 Eva 34,909
54 Frederick 23,544 Ida 34,791
55 Chester 23,499 Bessie 33,861
56 Herman 22,599 Pearl 33,834
57 Lloyd 21,742 Anne 33,478
58 Melvin 21,740 Viola 33,074
59 Lester 21,509 Myrtle 32,432
60 Floyd 21,472 Nellie 30,878
61 Leroy 21,276 Mabel 30,782
62 Theodore 21,108 Laura 30,547
63 Clifford 20,885 Kathryn 29,237
64 Clyde 19,864 Stella 28,525
65 Charlie 19,834 Vera 28,290
66 Sam 18,544 Willie 28,177
67 Woodrow 18,355 Jessie 27,833
68 Vincent 18,285 Jane 27,741
69 Philip 18,166 Alma 27,515
70 Marvin 17,821 Minnie 27,485
71 Ray 17,792 Sylvia 25,654
72 Lewis 17,788 Ella 24,912
73 Milton 17,521 Lillie 24,650
74 Benjamin 17,310 Rita 23,852
75 Victor 17,156 Leona 23,825
76 Vernon 16,966 Barbara 23,707
77 Gerald 16,524 Vivian 23,633
78 Jesse 16,293 Lena 23,623
79 Martin 16,097 Violet 23,157
80 Cecil 15,986 Lucy 23,117
81 Alvin 15,498 Jennie 23,068
82 Lee 15,381 Genevieve 22,830
83 Willard 15,364 Marguerite 22,658
84 Leon 15,279 Charlotte 22,549
85 Oscar 14,869 Mattie 22,243
86 Glenn 14,303 Marian 22,160
87 Edgar 14,080 Blanche 21,977
88 Gordon 13,641 Mae 21,530
89 Stephen 13,502 Ellen 21,499
90 Harvey 13,304 Wilma 21,383
91 Sidney 12,794 Juanita 20,878
92 Claude 12,792 Opal 20,387
93 Everett 12,748 June 19,244
94 Arnold 12,586 Geraldine 18,990
95 Morris 12,485 Beulah 18,874
96 Wilbur 12,411 Velma 18,629
97 Warren 12,014 Theresa 18,348
98 Wayne 11,574 Carrie 18,067
99 Allen 11,495 Phyllis 17,885
100 Homer 11,471 Maxine 17,801
101 Maurice 11,430 Nancy 17,285
102 Alexander 11,352 Emily 17,070
103 Max 10,860 Georgia 16,671
104 Virgil 10,859 Fannie 16,632
105 Gilbert 10,790 Kathleen 16,592
106 Irving 10,738 Hattie 16,416
107 Leslie 10,629 Inez 16,341
108 Eddie 10,507 Sophie 16,179
109 Johnnie 10,424 Rosa 15,975
110 Nicholas 10,234 Lorraine 15,729
111 Hugh 10,200 Hilda 15,674
112 Julius 10,193 Harriet 15,597
113 Jessie 10,169 Norma 15,502
114 Marion 10,155 Eunice 15,474
115 Luther 9,762 Sara 15,409
116 Steve 9,640 Cora 15,316
117 Hubert 9,600 Ada 15,234
118 Ben 9,539 Geneva 15,044
119 Curtis 8,912 Alberta 14,573
120 Roland 8,799 Loretta 14,570
121 Jacob 8,685 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 8,372 Audrey 13,139
128 Dale 8,218 Madeline 13,042
129 Franklin 8,005 Shirley 12,742
130 Mike 7,942 Eileen 12,706
131 Orville 7,901 Daisy 12,472
132 Alex 7,871 Sadie 12,387
133 Tom 7,621 Olive 12,355
134 Wesley 7,603 Naomi 12,029
135 Tony 7,495 Lola 11,765
136 Edmund 7,423 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 11,561
142 Douglas 6,909 Maggie 11,485
143 Earnest 6,857 Maria 11,329
144 Rudolph 6,857 Jeanette 11,134
145 Wilson 6,834 Nora 11,063
146 Emil 6,701 Miriam 11,047
147 Guy 6,624 Erma 10,952
148 Bill 6,599 Dolores 10,781
149 Jerry 6,489 Victoria 10,765
150 Matthew 6,227 Wanda 10,734
151 Patrick 6,122 Janet 10,714
152 Ira 6,115 Lottie 10,651
153 Clifton 6,103 Caroline 10,589
154 Angelo 6,048 Rachel 10,481
155 Abraham 6,040 Irma 10,460
156 Salvatore 5,977 Henrietta 10,400
157 Jose 5,900 Roberta 10,370
158 Jim 5,764 Winifred 10,255
159 Jimmie 5,736 Eula 9,851
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 9,450
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 9,024
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 5,011 Goldie 8,562
176 Elbert 4,990 Katie 8,419
177 Wilfred 4,976 Bonnie 8,336
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 4,871 Essie 7,998
183 Forrest 4,860 Arlene 7,781
184 Nathaniel 4,796 Ollie 7,759
185 Dan 4,737 Dorothea 7,750
186 Nelson 4,731 Jeannette 7,719
187 Karl 4,695 Veronica 7,693
188 Nick 4,682 Effie 7,681
189 Julian 4,651 Isabel 7,668
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 7,369
194 Adam 4,480 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 7,069
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 the end of February 2015. See the limitations of this data source.