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Top 100 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 1880

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1880 Popular Names U.S. - Top 100 Baby Names
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Girls Number
of Girls
% Rank Number Boys Number
of Boys
% Rank Number
1 Mary 7,065 7.238 -125 -4,738 1 John 9,655 8.155 -26 -536
2 Anna 2,604 2.668 -52 1,541 2 William 9,532 8.051 -1 4,984
3 Emma 2,003 2.052 2 16,685 3 James 5,927 5.006 -1 7,598
4 Elizabeth 1,939 1.987 -9 6,574 4 Charles 5,348 4.517 -48 1,256
5 Minnie 1,746 1.789 -2,614 -1,680 5 George 5,126 4.329 -122 -2,067
6 Margaret 1,578 1.617 -121 734 6 Frank 3,242 2.738 -386 -2,439
7 Ida 1,472 1.508 -1,214 -1,282 7 Joseph 2,632 2.223 -16 6,923
8 Alice 1,414 1.449 -63 2,229 8 Thomas 2,534 2.140 -41 4,245
9 Bertha 1,320 1.352 -4,750 -1,292 9 Henry 2,444 2.064 -7 8,205
10 Sarah 1,288 1.320 -57 2,446 10 Robert 2,415 2.040 -61 2,725
11 Annie 1,258 1.289 -297 -178 11 Edward 2,364 1.997 -158 -96
12 Clara 1,226 1.256 -91 1,651 12 Harry 2,152 1.818 -608 -1,725
13 Ella 1,156 1.184 -2 6,899 13 Walter 1,755 1.482 -258 -452
14 Florence 1,063 1.089 -957 -794 14 Arthur 1,599 1.351 -216 43
15 Cora 1,045 1.071 -58 2,529 15 Fred 1,569 1.325 -1,635 -1,472
16 Martha 1,040 1.066 -781 -699 16 Albert 1,493 1.261 -436 -836
17 Laura 1,012 1.037 -323 -77 17 Samuel 1,024 0.865 -4 8,710
18 Nellie 995 1.019 -1,053 -759 18 David 869 0.734 -4 8,828
19 Grace 982 1.006 -5 5,742 19 Louis 828 0.699 -244 540
20 Carrie 949 0.972 -1,748 -834 20 Joe 731 0.617 -675 -386
21 Maude 859 0.880 -5,204 -834 21 Charlie 730 0.617 -197 986
22 Mabel 808 0.828 -414 -86 22 Clarence 730 0.617 -1,094 -558
23 Bessie 796 0.816 -10,602 -787 23 Richard 728 0.615 -165 1,391
24 Jennie 793 0.812 -3,420 -748 24 Andrew 644 0.544 -19 6,590
25 Gertrude 787 0.806 -5,461 -764 25 Daniel 643 0.543 10 10,530
26 Julia 783 0.802 -67 2,206 26 Ernest 615 0.519 -952 -405
27 Hattie 769 0.788 -468 -145 27 Will 588 0.497 -865 -346
28 Edith 768 0.787 -490 -169 28 Jesse 569 0.481 -157 1,557
29 Mattie 704 0.721 -1,028 -464 29 Oscar 544 0.459 -177 1,401
30 Rose 700 0.717 -93 1,732 30 Lewis 517 0.437 -516 -11
31 Catherine 688 0.705 -173 810 31 Peter 496 0.419 -180 1,316
32 Lillian 672 0.688 -2 4,862 32 Benjamin 490 0.414 26 12,891
33 Ada 652 0.668 -218 636 33 Frederick 483 0.408 -463 92
34 Lillie 647 0.663 -634 -208 34 Willie 476 0.402 -900 -252
35 Helen 636 0.652 -378 109 35 Alfred 469 0.396 -837 -220
36 Jessie 635 0.651 -620 -188 36 Sam 457 0.386 -567 -6
37 Louise 635 0.651 -763 -296 37 Roy 440 0.372 -505 74
38 Ethel 633 0.649 -4,318 -601 38 Herbert 424 0.358 -1,989 -353
39 Lula 621 0.636 -1,821 -513 39 Jacob 404 0.341 26 11,366
40 Myrtle 615 0.630 OLD -615 40 Tom 399 0.337 -2,090 -333
41 Eva 614 0.629 -34 2,928 41 Elmer 373 0.315 -1,218 -228
42 Frances 605 0.620 -403 110 42 Carl 372 0.314 -658 -30
43 Lena 603 0.618 -258 491 43 Lee 361 0.305 -646 -11
44 Lucy 590 0.604 -7 3,764 44 Howard 357 0.302 -924 -144
45 Edna 588 0.602 -1,692 -471 45 Martin 357 0.302 -227 929
46 Maggie 582 0.596 -246 540 46 Michael 354 0.299 32 11,266
47 Pearl 569 0.583 -600 -114 47 Bert 348 0.294 -7,077 -337
48 Daisy 564 0.578 -121 1,138 48 Herman 347 0.293 -2,184 -286
49 Fannie 560 0.574 -2,854 -503 49 Jim 345 0.291 -2,948 -306
50 Josephine 544 0.557 -41 2,479 50 Francis 344 0.291 -430 262

 

United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration and is based on Social Security card applications.

Data for a given year is not made available until well into the next year.

Data reflects what was recorded and has not been edited for errors, so for example the gender associated with a name may be incorrect.

The more babies that are given a particular name, the higher the popularity ranking. If multiple names have the same usage, the tie is broken by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. Therefore in the case of names with fewer occurrences, names with the same number of occurrences may have vastly different rankings because they will be interranked alphabetically.

To safeguard privacy, the SSA does not include names with less than 5 occurrences.

Please note, we update the data each May when the SSA releases new figures. All data changes at that time, including previous years, which will change minutely based on new information.