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Top 100 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 1904

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1904 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 14,961 5.116 -125 -12,634 1 John 8,108 5.854 -26 1,011
2 Helen 6,488 2.219 -411 -5,743 2 William 6,416 4.632 -1 8,100
3 Anna 5,330 1.823 -51 -1,185 3 James 5,855 4.227 -1 7,670
4 Margaret 5,302 1.813 -123 -2,990 4 George 4,219 3.046 -123 -1,160
5 Ruth 4,900 1.676 -260 -3,666 5 Robert 3,414 2.465 -66 1,726
6 Elizabeth 3,833 1.311 -7 4,680 6 Charles 3,406 2.459 -46 3,198
7 Marie 3,595 1.229 -569 -3,065 7 Joseph 3,291 2.376 -16 6,264
8 Florence 3,572 1.221 -963 -3,303 8 Frank 2,799 2.021 -384 -1,996
9 Mildred 3,525 1.205 -2,060 -3,432 9 Edward 2,334 1.685 -160 -66
10 Dorothy 3,477 1.189 -576 -2,960 10 Henry 2,086 1.506 -6 8,563
11 Ethel 3,296 1.127 -4,345 -3,264 11 Thomas 2,057 1.485 -38 4,722
12 Lillian 3,139 1.073 -22 2,395 12 Walter 1,873 1.352 -259 -570
13 Alice 3,131 1.071 -58 512 13 Harry 1,722 1.243 -607 -1,295
14 Gladys 2,976 1.018 -3,425 -2,931 14 Willie 1,675 1.209 -920 -1,451
15 Edna 2,762 0.944 -1,722 -2,645 15 Arthur 1,495 1.079 -215 147
16 Frances 2,657 0.909 -429 -1,942 16 Albert 1,453 1.049 -436 -796
17 Annie 2,631 0.900 -291 -1,551 17 Clarence 1,310 0.946 -1,099 -1,138
18 Rose 2,631 0.900 -105 -199 18 Fred 1,223 0.883 -1,632 -1,126
19 Grace 2,513 0.859 -5 4,211 19 Paul 1,194 0.862 -215 431
20 Bertha 2,363 0.808 -4,739 -2,335 20 Harold 1,186 0.856 -777 -905
21 Bessie 2,340 0.800 -10,604 -2,331 21 Roy 1,123 0.811 -521 -609
22 Emma 2,312 0.791 21 16,376 22 Raymond 1,093 0.789 -277 56
23 Hazel 2,301 0.787 -19 2,615 23 Joe 959 0.692 -672 -614
24 Clara 2,281 0.780 -79 596 24 Richard 957 0.691 -164 1,162
25 Gertrude 2,269 0.776 -5,461 -2,246 25 Carl 953 0.688 -675 -611
26 Irene 2,212 0.756 -611 -1,748 26 Louis 936 0.676 -237 432
27 Mabel 2,172 0.743 -409 -1,450 27 Jack 908 0.656 -1 7,926
28 Louise 2,136 0.730 -772 -1,797 28 Ralph 899 0.649 -923 -682
29 Martha 2,019 0.690 -768 -1,678 29 Earl 854 0.617 -1,635 -759
30 Pearl 2,015 0.689 -617 -1,560 30 Theodore 834 0.602 -14 6,186
31 Catherine 1,983 0.678 -173 -485 31 David 817 0.590 9 8,880
32 Esther 1,957 0.669 -121 -126 32 Ernest 749 0.541 -946 -539
33 Edith 1,944 0.665 -485 -1,345 33 Charlie 739 0.534 -185 977
34 Myrtle 1,905 0.651 OLD -1,905 34 Samuel 727 0.525 13 9,007
35 Minnie 1,885 0.645 -2,584 -1,819 35 Howard 726 0.524 -933 -513
36 Eva 1,858 0.635 -39 1,684 36 Francis 686 0.495 -444 -80
37 Thelma 1,757 0.601 -4,921 -1,730 37 Herbert 680 0.491 -1,990 -609
38 Ida 1,751 0.599 -1,183 -1,561 38 Lawrence 662 0.478 -460 -89
39 Elsie 1,719 0.588 -241 -541 39 Elmer 620 0.448 -1,220 -475
40 Josephine 1,701 0.582 -51 1,322 40 Sam 603 0.435 -563 -152
41 Ruby 1,701 0.582 -33 1,851 41 Alfred 600 0.433 -831 -351
42 Agnes 1,672 0.572 -1,162 -1,477 42 Leo 552 0.399 -8 6,167
43 Sarah 1,594 0.545 -24 2,140 43 Andrew 547 0.395 0 6,687
44 Nellie 1,560 0.533 -1,027 -1,324 44 Eugene 541 0.391 -818 -289
45 Beatrice 1,549 0.530 -528 -1,014 45 Lee 532 0.384 -644 -182
46 Viola 1,545 0.528 -1,088 -1,331 46 Leonard 508 0.367 -587 -93
47 Laura 1,508 0.516 -293 -573 47 Herman 497 0.359 -2,185 -436
48 Ella 1,432 0.490 33 6,623 48 Russell 473 0.341 -365 291
49 Julia 1,426 0.488 -44 1,563 49 Daniel 472 0.341 34 10,701
50 Evelyn 1,371 0.469 40 9,005 50 Michael 462 0.334 36 11,158

 

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.