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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 -12,580 1 John 8,108 5.854 -26 1,326
2 Helen 6,488 2.219 -416 -5,730 2 William 6,416 4.632 -1 8,488
3 Anna 5,330 1.823 -50 -810 3 James 5,855 4.227 -1 8,377
4 Margaret 5,302 1.813 -128 -3,060 4 George 4,219 3.046 -120 -1,068
5 Ruth 4,900 1.676 -260 -3,706 5 Robert 3,414 2.465 -60 2,093
6 Elizabeth 3,833 1.311 -7 5,082 6 Charles 3,406 2.459 -43 3,724
7 Marie 3,595 1.229 -644 -3,142 7 Joseph 3,291 2.376 -12 7,069
8 Florence 3,572 1.221 -972 -3,308 8 Frank 2,799 2.021 -365 -1,918
9 Mildred 3,525 1.205 -2,243 -3,442 9 Edward 2,334 1.685 -160 -25
10 Dorothy 3,477 1.189 -591 -2,979 10 Henry 2,086 1.506 -8 8,320
11 Ethel 3,296 1.127 -4,822 -3,268 11 Thomas 2,057 1.485 -37 5,074
12 Lillian 3,139 1.073 -15 2,993 12 Walter 1,873 1.352 -253 -520
13 Alice 3,131 1.071 -57 673 13 Harry 1,722 1.243 -636 -1,325
14 Gladys 2,976 1.018 -2,441 -2,903 14 Willie 1,675 1.209 -790 -1,394
15 Edna 2,762 0.944 -2,488 -2,691 15 Arthur 1,495 1.079 -229 8
16 Frances 2,657 0.909 -422 -1,934 16 Albert 1,453 1.049 -414 -739
17 Annie 2,631 0.900 -280 -1,544 17 Clarence 1,310 0.946 -1,184 -1,157
18 Rose 2,631 0.900 -123 -572 18 Fred 1,223 0.883 -1,541 -1,119
19 Grace 2,513 0.859 -2 4,478 19 Paul 1,194 0.862 -206 490
20 Bertha 2,363 0.808 -4,790 -2,335 20 Harold 1,186 0.856 -779 -901
21 Bessie 2,340 0.800 -8,802 -2,328 21 Roy 1,123 0.811 -516 -601
22 Emma 2,312 0.791 21 17,426 22 Raymond 1,093 0.789 -271 99
23 Hazel 2,301 0.787 -20 2,703 23 Joe 959 0.692 -661 -597
24 Clara 2,281 0.780 -72 741 24 Richard 957 0.691 -151 1,312
25 Gertrude 2,269 0.776 -5,041 -2,243 25 Carl 953 0.688 -602 -542
26 Irene 2,212 0.756 -568 -1,711 26 Louis 936 0.676 -251 354
27 Mabel 2,172 0.743 -424 -1,476 27 Jack 908 0.656 -8 7,511
28 Louise 2,136 0.730 -777 -1,800 28 Ralph 899 0.649 -1,043 -715
29 Martha 2,019 0.690 -721 -1,649 29 Earl 854 0.617 -1,461 -743
30 Pearl 2,015 0.689 -622 -1,562 30 Theodore 834 0.602 -32 5,077
31 Catherine 1,983 0.678 -167 -410 31 David 817 0.590 8 9,307
32 Esther 1,957 0.669 -133 -137 32 Ernest 749 0.541 -935 -536
33 Edith 1,944 0.665 -443 -1,295 33 Charlie 739 0.534 -181 1,037
34 Myrtle 1,905 0.651 OLD -1,905 34 Samuel 727 0.525 13 9,596
35 Minnie 1,885 0.645 -2,575 -1,818 35 Howard 726 0.524 -964 -525
36 Eva 1,858 0.635 -37 1,756 36 Francis 686 0.495 -425 -35
37 Thelma 1,757 0.601 -5,105 -1,731 37 Herbert 680 0.491 -1,843 -603
38 Ida 1,751 0.599 -1,272 -1,574 38 Lawrence 662 0.478 -458 -83
39 Elsie 1,719 0.588 -262 -642 39 Elmer 620 0.448 -1,189 -472
40 Josephine 1,701 0.582 -67 1,090 40 Sam 603 0.435 -500 -85
41 Ruby 1,701 0.582 -38 1,839 41 Alfred 600 0.433 -820 -350
42 Agnes 1,672 0.572 -1,174 -1,476 42 Leo 552 0.399 -19 5,371
43 Sarah 1,594 0.545 -19 2,392 43 Andrew 547 0.395 3 7,668
44 Nellie 1,560 0.533 -1,193 -1,368 44 Eugene 541 0.391 -770 -267
45 Beatrice 1,549 0.530 -514 -1,005 45 Lee 532 0.384 -635 -168
46 Viola 1,545 0.528 -1,127 -1,337 46 Leonard 508 0.367 -556 -74
47 Laura 1,508 0.516 -293 -569 47 Herman 497 0.359 -2,300 -442
48 Ella 1,432 0.490 32 6,582 48 Russell 473 0.342 -355 309
49 Julia 1,426 0.488 -44 1,685 49 Daniel 472 0.341 34 11,168
50 Evelyn 1,371 0.469 41 9,304 50 Michael 462 0.334 38 12,117

 

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.