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Top 100 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 1905

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1905 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 16,067 5.185 -125 -13,740 1 John 8,060 5.627 -26 1,059
2 Helen 6,811 2.198 -411 -6,066 2 William 6,495 4.534 -1 8,021
3 Margaret 5,690 1.836 -124 -3,378 3 James 6,042 4.218 -1 7,483
4 Anna 5,424 1.750 -50 -1,279 4 George 4,256 2.971 -123 -1,197
5 Ruth 5,068 1.636 -260 -3,834 5 Charles 3,608 2.519 -47 2,996
6 Elizabeth 4,121 1.330 -7 4,392 6 Robert 3,410 2.381 -65 1,730
7 Dorothy 3,937 1.271 -579 -3,420 7 Joseph 3,302 2.305 -16 6,253
8 Mildred 3,758 1.213 -2,061 -3,665 8 Frank 2,837 1.981 -384 -2,034
9 Marie 3,643 1.176 -567 -3,113 9 Edward 2,366 1.652 -160 -98
10 Alice 3,610 1.165 -61 33 10 Thomas 2,135 1.491 -39 4,644
11 Florence 3,478 1.122 -960 -3,209 11 Henry 2,126 1.484 -5 8,523
12 Ethel 3,401 1.098 -4,344 -3,369 12 Walter 1,902 1.328 -259 -599
13 Lillian 3,185 1.028 -21 2,349 13 Willie 1,782 1.244 -921 -1,558
14 Gladys 2,996 0.967 -3,425 -2,951 14 Harry 1,619 1.130 -606 -1,192
15 Edna 2,953 0.953 -1,722 -2,836 15 Albert 1,532 1.070 -437 -875
16 Frances 2,887 0.932 -429 -2,172 16 Arthur 1,505 1.051 -214 137
17 Annie 2,793 0.901 -291 -1,713 17 Clarence 1,377 0.961 -1,099 -1,205
18 Rose 2,724 0.879 -105 -292 18 Fred 1,284 0.896 -1,632 -1,187
19 Grace 2,630 0.849 -5 4,094 19 Paul 1,262 0.881 -215 363
20 Bessie 2,446 0.789 -10,605 -2,437 20 Harold 1,258 0.878 -777 -977
21 Bertha 2,434 0.786 -4,738 -2,406 21 Raymond 1,159 0.809 -278 -10
22 Clara 2,397 0.774 -81 480 22 Richard 1,033 0.721 -166 1,086
23 Louise 2,367 0.764 -777 -2,028 23 Joe 1,024 0.715 -672 -679
24 Irene 2,357 0.761 -613 -1,893 24 Roy 1,016 0.709 -518 -502
25 Hazel 2,351 0.759 -17 2,565 25 Louis 981 0.685 -238 387
26 Emma 2,298 0.742 25 16,390 26 Carl 959 0.670 -674 -617
27 Gertrude 2,276 0.735 -5,459 -2,253 27 Ralph 938 0.655 -924 -721
28 Catherine 2,198 0.709 -176 -700 28 Jack 907 0.633 0 7,927
29 Mabel 2,178 0.703 -407 -1,456 29 Earl 904 0.631 -1,635 -809
30 Edith 2,137 0.690 -488 -1,538 30 Samuel 856 0.598 9 8,878
31 Pearl 2,108 0.680 -616 -1,653 31 Ernest 845 0.590 -947 -635
32 Martha 2,091 0.675 -765 -1,750 32 David 838 0.585 10 8,859
33 Myrtle 2,026 0.654 OLD -2,026 33 Theodore 834 0.582 -11 6,186
34 Esther 1,993 0.643 -119 -162 34 Charlie 801 0.559 -184 915
35 Minnie 1,950 0.629 -2,584 -1,884 35 Howard 735 0.513 -933 -522
36 Thelma 1,945 0.628 -4,922 -1,918 36 Francis 685 0.478 -444 -79
37 Josephine 1,894 0.611 -54 1,129 37 Herbert 681 0.475 -1,990 -610
38 Ruby 1,885 0.608 -36 1,667 38 Lawrence 670 0.468 -460 -97
39 Eva 1,815 0.586 -36 1,727 39 Andrew 620 0.433 -4 6,614
40 Elsie 1,811 0.584 -240 -633 40 Sam 620 0.433 -563 -169
41 Sarah 1,762 0.569 -26 1,972 41 Elmer 602 0.420 -1,218 -457
42 Ida 1,757 0.567 -1,179 -1,567 42 Eugene 593 0.414 -820 -341
43 Agnes 1,718 0.554 -1,161 -1,523 43 Alfred 591 0.413 -829 -342
44 Viola 1,697 0.548 -1,090 -1,483 44 Floyd 523 0.365 -1,772 -440
45 Beatrice 1,661 0.536 -528 -1,126 45 Michael 513 0.358 31 11,107
46 Evelyn 1,661 0.536 36 8,715 46 Leo 512 0.357 -4 6,207
47 Julia 1,642 0.530 -46 1,347 47 Leonard 495 0.346 -586 -80
48 Nellie 1,626 0.525 -1,023 -1,390 48 Anthony 490 0.342 10 7,513
49 Laura 1,566 0.505 -291 -631 49 Lee 486 0.339 -640 -136
50 Lucille 1,533 0.495 -245 -418 50 Daniel 484 0.338 35 10,689

 

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.