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Top 1000 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 1906

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1906 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 16,370 5.223 0 303 1 John 8,265 5.737 0 205
2 Helen 7,176 2.289 0 365 2 William 6,567 4.558 0 72
3 Margaret 6,096 1.945 0 406 3 James 5,908 4.101 0 -134
4 Anna 5,502 1.755 0 78 4 George 4,201 2.916 0 -55
5 Ruth 5,140 1.640 0 72 5 Robert 3,635 2.523 1 225
6 Dorothy 4,326 1.380 1 389 6 Charles 3,607 2.504 -1 -1
7 Elizabeth 4,321 1.379 -1 200 7 Joseph 3,527 2.448 0 225
8 Alice 4,192 1.337 2 581 8 Frank 2,798 1.942 0 -39
9 Mildred 3,873 1.236 -1 115 9 Edward 2,398 1.664 0 32
10 Florence 3,691 1.178 1 213 10 Thomas 2,176 1.510 0 41
11 Marie 3,690 1.177 -2 47 11 Henry 2,112 1.466 0 -14
12 Ethel 3,511 1.120 0 110 12 Walter 1,934 1.342 0 32
13 Lillian 3,293 1.051 0 108 13 Willie 1,756 1.219 0 -26
14 Frances 3,026 0.965 2 139 14 Harry 1,631 1.132 0 12
15 Edna 3,011 0.961 0 58 15 Arthur 1,486 1.031 1 -19
16 Gladys 3,000 0.957 -2 4 16 Albert 1,469 1.020 -1 -63
17 Rose 2,901 0.926 1 177 17 Harold 1,330 0.923 3 72
18 Annie 2,774 0.885 -1 -19 18 Clarence 1,319 0.916 -1 -58
19 Grace 2,626 0.838 0 -4 19 Paul 1,309 0.909 0 47
20 Irene 2,423 0.773 4 66 20 Fred 1,193 0.828 -2 -91
21 Bessie 2,396 0.764 -1 -50 21 Raymond 1,133 0.786 0 -26
22 Gertrude 2,375 0.758 5 99 22 Louis 1,101 0.764 3 120
23 Hazel 2,315 0.739 2 -36 23 Richard 1,084 0.752 -1 51
24 Louise 2,307 0.736 -1 -60 24 Roy 1,024 0.711 0 8
25 Bertha 2,302 0.734 -4 -132 25 Joe 1,020 0.708 -2 -4
26 Catherine 2,230 0.711 2 32 26 Ralph 984 0.683 1 46
27 Clara 2,228 0.711 -5 -169 27 Carl 951 0.660 -1 -8
28 Emma 2,224 0.710 -2 -74 28 Ernest 943 0.655 3 98
29 Martha 2,199 0.702 3 108 29 Earl 912 0.633 0 8
30 Edith 2,160 0.689 0 23 30 Jack 880 0.611 -2 -27
31 Thelma 2,114 0.674 5 169 31 David 878 0.609 1 40
32 Evelyn 2,077 0.663 14 416 32 Howard 803 0.557 3 68
33 Esther 2,065 0.659 1 72 33 Samuel 783 0.543 -3 -73
34 Mabel 2,054 0.655 -5 -124 34 Charlie 744 0.516 0 -57
35 Pearl 2,035 0.649 -4 -73 35 Francis 737 0.512 1 52
36 Ruby 1,962 0.626 2 77 36 Lawrence 717 0.498 2 47
37 Myrtle 1,921 0.613 -4 -105 37 Herbert 689 0.478 0 8
38 Josephine 1,900 0.606 -1 6 38 Theodore 688 0.478 -5 -146
39 Minnie 1,777 0.567 -4 -173 39 Eugene 637 0.442 3 44
40 Elsie 1,771 0.565 0 -40 40 Alfred 632 0.439 3 41
41 Agnes 1,759 0.561 2 41 41 Andrew 611 0.424 -2 -9
42 Eva 1,758 0.561 -3 -57 42 Elmer 598 0.415 -1 -4
43 Ida 1,753 0.559 -1 -4 43 Sam 552 0.383 -3 -68
44 Sarah 1,697 0.541 -3 -65 44 Anthony 542 0.376 4 52
45 Beatrice 1,679 0.536 0 18 45 Kenneth 534 0.371 8 60
46 Lucille 1,676 0.535 4 143 46 Michael 531 0.369 -1 18
47 Viola 1,675 0.534 -3 -22 47 Leo 508 0.353 -1 -4
48 Julia 1,603 0.511 -1 -39 48 Daniel 506 0.351 2 22
49 Nellie 1,596 0.509 -1 -30 49 Herman 502 0.348 2 27
50 Lillie 1,500 0.479 1 19 50 Leonard 492 0.342 -3 -3

 

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.