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Top 100 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 1883

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

 

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1883 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 8,012 6.673 -125 -5,631 1 John 8,894 7.907 -26 540
2 Anna 3,306 2.754 -51 1,214 2 William 8,387 7.457 -1 6,517
3 Emma 2,367 1.972 2 17,371 3 James 5,223 4.644 -1 9,009
4 Elizabeth 2,255 1.878 -9 6,660 4 Charles 4,826 4.291 -45 2,304
5 Minnie 2,035 1.695 -2,605 -1,968 5 George 4,736 4.211 -119 -1,585
6 Margaret 1,881 1.567 -126 361 6 Frank 2,986 2.655 -367 -2,105
7 Bertha 1,681 1.400 -4,803 -1,653 7 Joseph 2,515 2.236 -12 7,845
8 Ida 1,634 1.361 -1,302 -1,457 8 Henry 2,383 2.119 -10 8,023
9 Annie 1,589 1.324 -288 -502 9 Robert 2,334 2.075 -56 3,173
10 Clara 1,548 1.289 -86 1,474 10 Thomas 2,316 2.059 -38 4,815
11 Alice 1,488 1.239 -59 2,316 11 Edward 2,250 2.000 -158 59
12 Sarah 1,359 1.132 -50 2,627 12 Harry 2,110 1.876 -637 -1,713
13 Grace 1,307 1.089 -8 5,684 13 Walter 1,705 1.516 -252 -352
14 Florence 1,298 1.081 -966 -1,034 14 Arthur 1,591 1.415 -230 -88
15 Martha 1,255 1.045 -735 -885 15 Fred 1,502 1.335 -1,544 -1,398
16 Ella 1,251 1.042 0 6,763 16 Albert 1,496 1.330 -414 -782
17 Nellie 1,246 1.038 -1,220 -1,054 17 Samuel 937 0.833 -4 9,386
18 Bessie 1,241 1.034 -8,805 -1,229 18 Clarence 837 0.744 -1,183 -684
19 Laura 1,183 0.985 -321 -244 19 Louis 796 0.708 -258 494
20 Ethel 1,132 0.943 -4,813 -1,104 20 David 734 0.653 -3 9,390
21 Carrie 1,108 0.923 -1,644 -980 21 Richard 649 0.577 -154 1,620
22 Maude 1,096 0.913 -6,932 -1,079 22 Charlie 643 0.572 -192 1,133
23 Mabel 1,086 0.905 -428 -390 23 Ernest 641 0.570 -944 -428
24 Cora 1,081 0.900 -59 2,341 24 Andrew 623 0.554 -16 7,592
25 Gertrude 923 0.769 -5,041 -897 25 Daniel 615 0.547 10 11,025
26 Lillian 907 0.755 -1 5,225 26 Joe 607 0.540 -658 -245
27 Jennie 904 0.753 -3,214 -855 27 Oscar 607 0.540 -165 1,433
28 Hattie 895 0.745 -452 -252 28 Jesse 584 0.519 -158 1,490
29 Pearl 886 0.738 -623 -433 29 Will 576 0.512 -867 -339
30 Mattie 883 0.735 -1,036 -645 30 Roy 556 0.494 -507 -34
31 Edith 881 0.734 -445 -232 31 Benjamin 508 0.452 25 13,225
32 Eva 879 0.732 -41 2,735 32 Carl 480 0.427 -595 -69
33 Rose 877 0.730 -108 1,182 33 Sam 476 0.423 -507 42
34 Julia 875 0.729 -59 2,236 34 Willie 474 0.421 -770 -193
35 Helen 862 0.718 -383 -104 35 Alfred 457 0.406 -826 -207
36 Catherine 853 0.710 -162 720 36 Peter 450 0.400 -177 1,327
37 Myrtle 851 0.709 OLD -851 37 Frederick 438 0.389 -457 142
38 Louise 847 0.705 -767 -511 38 Lewis 431 0.383 -503 84
39 Lillie 837 0.697 -627 -399 39 Howard 429 0.381 -960 -228
40 Jessie 833 0.694 -617 -383 40 Elmer 423 0.376 -1,188 -275
41 Edna 823 0.686 -2,462 -752 41 Herbert 422 0.375 -1,839 -345
42 Lena 800 0.666 -262 272 42 Earl 389 0.346 -1,448 -278
43 Lula 790 0.658 -1,769 -676 43 Lee 388 0.345 -637 -24
44 Ada 778 0.648 -277 231 44 Tom 386 0.343 -1,722 -299
45 Frances 710 0.591 -393 13 45 Ralph 385 0.342 -1,026 -201
46 Josephine 697 0.581 -61 2,094 46 Martin 377 0.335 -235 899
47 Fannie 696 0.580 -3,384 -651 47 Herman 359 0.319 -2,300 -304
48 Lucy 663 0.552 -4 3,901 48 Paul 358 0.318 -177 1,326
49 Maggie 663 0.552 -198 615 49 Jacob 356 0.317 39 12,750
50 Daisy 659 0.549 -120 1,127 50 Clyde 336 0.299 -657 8

 

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.