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Top 100 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 1882

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** If Compare To year is not Year-1, Top may only be set to 100.

 

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1882 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 8,148 7.043 -125 -5,821 1 John 9,557 7.832 -26 -438
2 Anna 3,143 2.717 -52 1,002 2 William 9,298 7.619 -1 5,218
3 Emma 2,303 1.991 2 16,385 3 James 5,892 4.828 -1 7,633
4 Elizabeth 2,186 1.889 -9 6,327 4 George 5,193 4.255 -123 -2,134
5 Minnie 2,004 1.732 -2,614 -1,938 5 Charles 5,091 4.172 -47 1,513
6 Margaret 1,821 1.574 -121 491 6 Frank 3,176 2.603 -386 -2,373
7 Ida 1,673 1.446 -1,214 -1,483 7 Joseph 2,670 2.188 -16 6,885
8 Alice 1,542 1.333 -63 2,101 8 Thomas 2,610 2.139 -41 4,169
9 Bertha 1,508 1.303 -4,750 -1,480 9 Henry 2,579 2.113 -7 8,070
10 Annie 1,492 1.290 -298 -412 10 Robert 2,500 2.049 -61 2,640
11 Clara 1,490 1.288 -92 1,387 11 Edward 2,477 2.030 -158 -209
12 Sarah 1,410 1.219 -55 2,324 12 Harry 2,232 1.829 -608 -1,805
13 Florence 1,322 1.143 -958 -1,053 13 Walter 1,805 1.479 -258 -502
14 Martha 1,229 1.062 -783 -888 14 Arthur 1,686 1.382 -216 -44
15 Ella 1,206 1.042 0 6,849 15 Fred 1,641 1.345 -1,635 -1,544
16 Grace 1,195 1.033 -8 5,529 16 Albert 1,499 1.228 -436 -842
17 Laura 1,151 0.995 -323 -216 17 Samuel 1,003 0.822 -4 8,731
18 Bessie 1,144 0.989 -10,607 -1,135 18 Louis 852 0.698 -245 516
19 Nellie 1,138 0.984 -1,052 -902 19 David 838 0.687 -3 8,859
20 Maude 1,089 0.941 -5,205 -1,064 20 Clarence 837 0.686 -1,096 -665
21 Cora 1,076 0.930 -52 2,498 21 Charlie 753 0.617 -197 963
22 Carrie 1,037 0.896 -1,746 -922 22 Richard 746 0.611 -166 1,373
23 Mabel 997 0.862 -413 -275 23 Joe 739 0.606 -672 -394
24 Ethel 989 0.855 -4,332 -957 24 Andrew 673 0.552 -19 6,561
25 Mattie 966 0.835 -1,032 -726 25 Will 666 0.546 -867 -424
26 Gertrude 939 0.812 -5,460 -916 26 Jesse 660 0.541 -159 1,466
27 Jennie 934 0.807 -3,417 -889 27 Ernest 642 0.526 -951 -432
28 Rose 886 0.766 -95 1,546 28 Oscar 625 0.512 -178 1,320
29 Edith 876 0.757 -489 -277 29 Daniel 594 0.487 14 10,579
30 Hattie 859 0.742 -465 -235 30 Sam 555 0.455 -573 -104
31 Helen 838 0.724 -382 -93 31 Willie 541 0.443 -903 -317
32 Lillian 830 0.717 -2 4,704 32 Alfred 523 0.429 -840 -274
33 Pearl 824 0.712 -614 -369 33 Roy 521 0.427 -509 -7
34 Louise 813 0.703 -766 -474 34 Benjamin 478 0.392 28 12,903
35 Julia 811 0.701 -58 2,178 35 Carl 478 0.392 -665 -136
36 Lillie 810 0.700 -632 -371 36 Peter 461 0.378 -175 1,351
37 Jessie 806 0.697 -619 -359 37 Frederick 457 0.375 -459 118
38 Myrtle 803 0.694 OLD -803 38 Elmer 441 0.361 -1,221 -296
39 Edna 783 0.677 -1,698 -666 39 Lewis 441 0.361 -507 65
40 Lula 780 0.674 -1,820 -672 40 Herbert 431 0.353 -1,987 -360
41 Eva 765 0.661 -34 2,777 41 Lee 427 0.350 -648 -77
42 Catherine 726 0.628 -162 772 42 Howard 422 0.346 -926 -209
43 Lena 697 0.602 -258 397 43 Ralph 407 0.334 -908 -190
44 Ada 689 0.596 -207 599 44 Paul 397 0.325 -190 1,228
45 Frances 681 0.589 -400 34 45 Jim 396 0.325 -2,952 -357
46 Lucy 673 0.582 -5 3,681 46 Jacob 390 0.320 33 11,380
47 Fannie 650 0.562 -2,856 -593 47 Tom 390 0.320 -2,083 -324
48 Daisy 648 0.560 -121 1,054 48 Martin 387 0.317 -224 899
49 Josephine 638 0.551 -42 2,385 49 Earl 377 0.309 -1,615 -282
50 Maggie 627 0.542 -242 495 50 Claude 356 0.292 -2,449 -305

 

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.