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Top 1000 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 1884

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

 

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1884 Popular Names U.S. - Top 1000 Baby Names
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Girls Number
of Girls
% Rank Number Boys Number
of Boys
% Rank Number
1 Mary 9,217 6.699 0 1,205 1 John 9,388 7.649 0 494
2 Anna 3,860 2.806 0 554 2 William 8,897 7.249 0 510
3 Emma 2,587 1.880 0 220 3 James 5,693 4.638 0 470
4 Elizabeth 2,549 1.853 0 294 4 George 4,961 4.042 1 225
5 Minnie 2,243 1.630 0 208 5 Charles 4,802 3.912 -1 -24
6 Margaret 2,142 1.557 0 261 6 Frank 3,218 2.622 0 232
7 Ida 1,882 1.368 1 248 7 Joseph 2,707 2.206 0 192
8 Clara 1,852 1.346 2 304 8 Thomas 2,572 2.096 2 256
9 Bertha 1,789 1.300 -2 108 9 Henry 2,474 2.016 -1 91
10 Annie 1,739 1.264 -1 150 10 Robert 2,468 2.011 -1 134
11 Alice 1,732 1.259 0 244 11 Edward 2,439 1.987 0 189
12 Florence 1,570 1.141 2 272 12 Harry 2,323 1.893 0 213
13 Grace 1,525 1.108 0 218 13 Walter 1,902 1.550 0 197
14 Sarah 1,518 1.103 -2 159 14 Arthur 1,690 1.377 0 99
15 Bessie 1,451 1.055 3 210 15 Fred 1,638 1.335 0 136
16 Martha 1,443 1.049 -1 188 16 Albert 1,435 1.169 0 -61
17 Nellie 1,417 1.030 0 171 17 Samuel 945 0.770 0 8
18 Ethel 1,386 1.007 2 254 18 Clarence 889 0.724 0 52
19 Ella 1,374 0.999 -3 123 19 Louis 886 0.722 0 90
20 Mabel 1,270 0.923 3 184 20 Grover 802 0.653 84 675
21 Laura 1,246 0.906 -2 63 21 David 761 0.620 -1 27
22 Carrie 1,245 0.905 -1 137 22 Joe 759 0.618 4 152
23 Cora 1,244 0.904 1 163 23 Richard 749 0.610 -2 100
24 Maude 1,225 0.890 -2 129 24 Charlie 746 0.608 -2 103
25 Pearl 1,138 0.827 4 252 25 Ernest 690 0.562 -2 49
26 Lillian 1,109 0.806 0 202 26 Roy 680 0.554 4 124
27 Edith 1,104 0.802 4 223 27 Jesse 670 0.546 1 86
28 Gertrude 1,063 0.773 -3 140 28 Will 650 0.530 1 74
29 Jennie 1,063 0.773 -2 159 29 Andrew 616 0.502 -5 -7
30 Rose 1,060 0.770 3 183 30 Oscar 615 0.501 -3 8
31 Mattie 1,007 0.732 -1 124 31 Willie 578 0.471 3 104
32 Hattie 993 0.722 -4 98 32 Daniel 573 0.467 -7 -42
33 Helen 986 0.717 2 124 33 Sam 533 0.434 0 57
34 Myrtle 979 0.712 3 128 34 Peter 524 0.427 2 74
35 Louise 962 0.699 3 115 35 Elmer 523 0.426 5 100
36 Edna 957 0.696 5 134 36 Carl 521 0.424 -4 41
37 Julia 935 0.680 -3 60 37 Alfred 520 0.424 -2 63
38 Eva 929 0.675 -6 50 38 Benjamin 509 0.415 -7 1
39 Lula 916 0.666 4 126 39 Lewis 476 0.388 -1 45
40 Lillie 911 0.662 -1 74 40 Earl 464 0.378 2 75
41 Lena 906 0.659 1 106 41 Ralph 464 0.378 4 79
42 Jessie 888 0.645 -2 55 42 Frederick 454 0.370 -5 16
43 Catherine 874 0.635 -7 21 43 Lee 435 0.354 0 47
44 Ada 854 0.621 0 76 44 Howard 432 0.352 -5 3
45 Josephine 800 0.581 1 103 45 Paul 422 0.344 3 64
46 Frances 789 0.573 -1 79 46 Herbert 421 0.343 -5 -1
47 Lucy 787 0.572 1 124 47 Tom 394 0.321 -3 8
48 Maggie 749 0.544 1 86 48 Herman 385 0.314 -1 26
49 Marie 746 0.542 4 124 49 Martin 385 0.314 -3 8
50 Fannie 738 0.536 -3 42 50 Jacob 381 0.310 -1 25

 

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.