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

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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 -5,767 1 John 9,557 7.832 -26 -123
2 Anna 3,143 2.717 -51 1,377 2 William 9,298 7.619 -1 5,606
3 Emma 2,303 1.991 2 17,435 3 James 5,892 4.828 -1 8,340
4 Elizabeth 2,186 1.889 -9 6,729 4 George 5,193 4.255 -120 -2,042
5 Minnie 2,004 1.732 -2,605 -1,937 5 Charles 5,091 4.172 -44 2,039
6 Margaret 1,821 1.574 -126 421 6 Frank 3,176 2.603 -367 -2,295
7 Ida 1,673 1.446 -1,303 -1,496 7 Joseph 2,670 2.188 -12 7,690
8 Alice 1,542 1.333 -62 2,262 8 Thomas 2,610 2.139 -40 4,521
9 Bertha 1,508 1.303 -4,801 -1,480 9 Henry 2,579 2.113 -9 7,827
10 Annie 1,492 1.290 -287 -405 10 Robert 2,500 2.049 -55 3,007
11 Clara 1,490 1.288 -85 1,532 11 Edward 2,477 2.030 -158 -168
12 Sarah 1,410 1.219 -50 2,576 12 Harry 2,232 1.829 -637 -1,835
13 Florence 1,322 1.143 -967 -1,058 13 Walter 1,805 1.479 -252 -452
14 Martha 1,229 1.062 -736 -859 14 Arthur 1,686 1.382 -230 -183
15 Ella 1,206 1.042 -1 6,808 15 Fred 1,641 1.345 -1,544 -1,537
16 Grace 1,195 1.033 -5 5,796 16 Albert 1,499 1.228 -414 -785
17 Laura 1,151 0.995 -323 -212 17 Samuel 1,003 0.822 -4 9,320
18 Bessie 1,144 0.989 -8,805 -1,132 18 Louis 852 0.698 -259 438
19 Nellie 1,138 0.984 -1,218 -946 19 David 838 0.687 -4 9,286
20 Maude 1,089 0.941 -6,934 -1,072 20 Clarence 837 0.686 -1,181 -684
21 Cora 1,076 0.930 -62 2,346 21 Charlie 753 0.617 -193 1,023
22 Carrie 1,037 0.896 -1,643 -909 22 Richard 746 0.611 -153 1,523
23 Mabel 997 0.862 -428 -301 23 Joe 739 0.606 -661 -377
24 Ethel 989 0.855 -4,809 -961 24 Andrew 673 0.552 -16 7,542
25 Mattie 966 0.835 -1,041 -728 25 Will 666 0.546 -871 -429
26 Gertrude 939 0.812 -5,040 -913 26 Jesse 660 0.541 -160 1,414
27 Jennie 934 0.807 -3,214 -885 27 Ernest 642 0.526 -940 -429
28 Rose 886 0.766 -113 1,173 28 Oscar 625 0.512 -164 1,415
29 Edith 876 0.757 -447 -227 29 Daniel 594 0.487 14 11,046
30 Hattie 859 0.742 -450 -216 30 Sam 555 0.455 -510 -37
31 Helen 838 0.724 -387 -80 31 Willie 541 0.443 -773 -260
32 Lillian 830 0.717 5 5,302 32 Alfred 523 0.429 -829 -273
33 Pearl 824 0.712 -619 -371 33 Roy 521 0.427 -504 1
34 Louise 813 0.703 -771 -477 34 Benjamin 478 0.392 28 13,255
35 Julia 811 0.701 -58 2,300 35 Carl 478 0.392 -592 -67
36 Lillie 810 0.700 -630 -372 36 Peter 461 0.378 -177 1,316
37 Jessie 806 0.697 -620 -356 37 Frederick 457 0.375 -457 123
38 Myrtle 803 0.694 OLD -803 38 Elmer 441 0.361 -1,190 -293
39 Edna 783 0.677 -2,464 -712 39 Lewis 441 0.361 -502 74
40 Lula 780 0.674 -1,772 -666 40 Herbert 431 0.353 -1,840 -354
41 Eva 765 0.661 -32 2,849 41 Lee 427 0.350 -639 -63
42 Catherine 726 0.628 -156 847 42 Howard 422 0.346 -957 -221
43 Lena 697 0.602 -261 375 43 Ralph 407 0.334 -1,028 -223
44 Ada 689 0.596 -277 320 44 Paul 397 0.325 -181 1,287
45 Frances 681 0.589 -393 42 45 Jim 396 0.325 -3,089 -359
46 Lucy 673 0.582 -6 3,891 46 Jacob 390 0.320 36 12,716
47 Fannie 650 0.562 -3,384 -605 47 Tom 390 0.320 -1,719 -303
48 Daisy 648 0.560 -122 1,138 48 Martin 387 0.317 -233 889
49 Josephine 638 0.551 -58 2,153 49 Earl 377 0.309 -1,441 -266
50 Maggie 627 0.542 -197 651 50 Claude 356 0.292 -2,896 -316

 

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.