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Top 100 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 1895

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1895 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 13,446 5.441 -125 -11,065 1 John 8,320 6.570 -26 1,114
2 Anna 5,950 2.408 -51 -1,430 2 William 7,277 5.746 -1 7,627
3 Helen 4,023 1.628 -415 -3,265 3 James 5,335 4.213 -1 8,897
4 Margaret 3,931 1.591 -128 -1,689 4 George 4,289 3.387 -120 -1,138
5 Elizabeth 3,603 1.458 -8 5,312 5 Charles 3,633 2.869 -44 3,497
6 Ruth 3,551 1.437 -259 -2,357 6 Frank 3,012 2.378 -367 -2,131
7 Florence 3,471 1.405 -973 -3,207 7 Joseph 2,992 2.363 -12 7,368
8 Ethel 3,391 1.372 -4,825 -3,363 8 Robert 2,635 2.081 -57 2,872
9 Marie 3,011 1.219 -642 -2,558 9 Henry 2,221 1.754 -9 8,185
10 Emma 2,952 1.195 9 16,786 10 Edward 2,203 1.740 -159 106
11 Bertha 2,626 1.063 -4,799 -2,598 11 Thomas 2,153 1.700 -37 4,978
12 Clara 2,613 1.057 -84 409 12 Harry 2,128 1.680 -637 -1,731
13 Minnie 2,567 1.039 -2,597 -2,500 13 Walter 2,015 1.591 -252 -662
14 Edna 2,560 1.036 -2,489 -2,489 14 Arthur 1,666 1.316 -230 -163
15 Bessie 2,542 1.029 -8,808 -2,530 15 Fred 1,483 1.171 -1,544 -1,379
16 Lillian 2,495 1.010 -11 3,637 16 Albert 1,391 1.098 -414 -677
17 Alice 2,457 0.994 -53 1,347 17 Clarence 1,325 1.046 -1,184 -1,172
18 Grace 2,448 0.991 -3 4,543 18 Willie 1,071 0.846 -786 -790
19 Annie 2,390 0.967 -278 -1,303 19 Roy 1,028 0.812 -518 -506
20 Mabel 2,359 0.955 -431 -1,663 20 Paul 933 0.737 -205 751
21 Rose 2,262 0.915 -120 -203 21 Louis 913 0.721 -256 377
22 Hazel 2,252 0.911 -21 2,752 22 Carl 851 0.672 -605 -440
23 Ida 2,170 0.878 -1,287 -1,993 23 Earl 851 0.672 -1,467 -740
24 Gertrude 2,129 0.862 -5,042 -2,103 24 Ernest 834 0.659 -943 -621
25 Martha 2,096 0.848 -725 -1,726 25 Samuel 814 0.643 4 9,509
26 Pearl 1,958 0.792 -626 -1,505 26 Raymond 806 0.636 -267 386
27 Edith 1,940 0.785 -449 -1,291 27 Charlie 767 0.606 -187 1,009
28 Myrtle 1,938 0.784 OLD -1,938 28 Joe 763 0.602 -656 -401
29 Frances 1,834 0.742 -409 -1,111 29 Harold 753 0.595 -770 -468
30 Nellie 1,833 0.742 -1,207 -1,641 30 Ralph 736 0.581 -1,041 -552
31 Esther 1,803 0.730 -134 17 31 Richard 727 0.574 -144 1,542
32 Elsie 1,795 0.726 -269 -718 32 David 707 0.558 9 9,417
33 Sarah 1,777 0.719 -29 2,209 33 Howard 641 0.506 -966 -440
34 Eva 1,767 0.715 -39 1,847 34 Elmer 610 0.482 -1,194 -462
35 Ella 1,692 0.685 19 6,322 35 Jesse 577 0.456 -151 1,497
36 Laura 1,643 0.665 -304 -704 36 Herbert 569 0.449 -1,844 -492
37 Louise 1,582 0.640 -768 -1,246 37 Andrew 562 0.444 -3 7,653
38 Catherine 1,514 0.613 -160 59 38 Alfred 551 0.435 -823 -301
39 Mildred 1,474 0.597 -2,213 -1,391 39 Oscar 549 0.434 -153 1,491
40 Agnes 1,466 0.593 -1,176 -1,270 40 Daniel 516 0.407 25 11,124
41 Gladys 1,464 0.592 -2,414 -1,391 41 Lawrence 509 0.402 -455 70
42 Carrie 1,463 0.592 -1,623 -1,335 42 Leo 509 0.402 -19 5,414
43 Irene 1,428 0.578 -551 -927 43 Sam 487 0.385 -497 31
44 Lillie 1,414 0.572 -622 -976 44 Will 485 0.383 -852 -248
45 Julia 1,380 0.558 -48 1,731 45 Francis 480 0.379 -416 171
46 Hattie 1,338 0.541 -434 -695 46 Jack 479 0.378 11 7,940
47 Josephine 1,334 0.540 -60 1,457 47 Lee 478 0.377 -633 -114
48 Jessie 1,300 0.526 -609 -850 48 Benjamin 452 0.357 42 13,281
49 Cora 1,295 0.524 -34 2,127 49 Herman 439 0.347 -2,298 -384
50 Lena 1,289 0.522 -254 -217 50 Eugene 430 0.340 -764 -156

 

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.