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Top 100 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 1914

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1914 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 45,345 5.692 -125 -42,964 1 John 37,948 5.553 -26 -28,514
2 Helen 23,221 2.915 -416 -22,463 2 William 29,753 4.354 -1 -14,849
3 Dorothy 18,782 2.358 -598 -18,284 3 James 26,263 3.843 -1 -12,031
4 Margaret 17,763 2.230 -128 -15,521 4 Robert 21,188 3.101 -61 -15,681
5 Ruth 15,839 1.988 -260 -14,645 5 Joseph 18,829 2.756 -14 -8,469
6 Anna 11,865 1.489 -47 -7,345 6 George 17,603 2.576 -118 -14,452
7 Mildred 11,649 1.462 -2,245 -11,566 7 Charles 16,937 2.479 -42 -9,807
8 Elizabeth 11,367 1.427 -5 -2,452 8 Edward 12,318 1.803 -161 -10,009
9 Frances 9,677 1.215 -429 -8,954 9 Frank 12,002 1.756 -364 -11,121
10 Marie 8,829 1.108 -641 -8,376 10 Walter 8,962 1.312 -255 -7,609
11 Evelyn 8,506 1.068 2 2,169 11 Thomas 8,850 1.295 -37 -1,719
12 Alice 8,198 1.029 -58 -4,394 12 Henry 8,110 1.187 -6 2,296
13 Florence 7,886 0.990 -967 -7,622 13 Paul 7,733 1.132 -212 -6,049
14 Virginia 7,601 0.954 -500 -6,993 14 Harold 7,563 1.107 -785 -7,278
15 Rose 7,574 0.951 -126 -5,515 15 Albert 6,942 1.016 -415 -6,228
16 Lillian 7,354 0.923 -11 -1,222 16 Raymond 6,821 0.998 -277 -5,629
17 Louise 6,648 0.835 -788 -6,312 17 Richard 6,669 0.976 -158 -4,400
18 Catherine 6,613 0.830 -180 -5,040 18 Arthur 6,641 0.972 -226 -5,138
19 Edna 6,289 0.789 -2,484 -6,218 19 Harry 6,588 0.964 -630 -6,191
20 Gladys 6,227 0.782 -2,435 -6,154 20 Louis 5,495 0.804 -257 -4,205
21 Ethel 6,204 0.779 -4,812 -6,176 21 Ralph 5,010 0.733 -1,050 -4,826
22 Irene 6,197 0.778 -572 -5,696 22 Clarence 4,909 0.718 -1,179 -4,756
23 Josephine 5,896 0.740 -84 -3,105 23 Donald 4,836 0.708 -465 -4,242
24 Ruby 5,625 0.706 -55 -2,085 24 Carl 4,807 0.703 -603 -4,396
25 Grace 5,594 0.702 4 1,397 25 Willie 4,709 0.689 -779 -4,428
26 Thelma 5,496 0.690 -5,116 -5,470 26 Howard 4,490 0.657 -973 -4,289
27 Martha 5,432 0.682 -723 -5,062 27 Jack 4,486 0.657 -8 3,933
28 Eleanor 5,374 0.675 -7 145 28 Fred 4,441 0.650 -1,531 -4,337
29 Hazel 5,324 0.668 -14 -320 29 David 4,251 0.622 6 5,873
30 Lucille 5,320 0.668 -234 -4,123 30 Kenneth 4,178 0.611 -188 -2,427
31 Edith 5,209 0.654 -445 -4,560 31 Francis 3,901 0.571 -430 -3,250
32 Gertrude 4,938 0.620 -5,034 -4,912 32 Roy 3,852 0.564 -505 -3,330
33 Annie 4,800 0.603 -264 -3,713 33 Earl 3,842 0.562 -1,457 -3,731
34 Pauline 4,699 0.590 -2,777 -4,639 34 Joe 3,712 0.543 -650 -3,350
35 Esther 4,654 0.584 -130 -2,834 35 Samuel 3,704 0.542 14 6,619
36 Doris 4,429 0.556 -2,053 -4,337 36 Lawrence 3,703 0.542 -460 -3,124
37 Clara 4,240 0.532 -59 -1,218 37 Anthony 3,695 0.541 5 5,107
38 Beatrice 4,232 0.531 -521 -3,688 38 Ernest 3,632 0.532 -929 -3,419
39 Emma 3,972 0.499 38 15,766 39 Stanley 3,559 0.521 -663 -3,211
40 Ann 3,888 0.488 -983 -3,637 40 Michael 3,362 0.492 28 9,217
41 Bertha 3,859 0.484 -4,769 -3,831 41 Alfred 3,346 0.490 -820 -3,096
42 Julia 3,813 0.479 -51 -702 42 Herbert 3,253 0.476 -1,838 -3,176
43 Bernice 3,730 0.468 -2,491 -3,661 43 Eugene 3,211 0.470 -771 -2,937
44 Agnes 3,721 0.467 -1,172 -3,525 44 Andrew 2,965 0.434 4 5,250
45 Marjorie 3,711 0.466 -901 -3,434 45 Leonard 2,923 0.428 -557 -2,489
46 Elsie 3,683 0.462 -255 -2,606 46 Elmer 2,878 0.421 -1,182 -2,730
47 Sarah 3,679 0.462 -15 307 47 Leo 2,655 0.389 -14 3,268
48 Katherine 3,652 0.458 -57 -819 48 Peter 2,624 0.384 -165 -847
49 Ida 3,561 0.447 -1,261 -3,384 49 Russell 2,568 0.376 -354 -1,786
50 Marion 3,550 0.446 -1,497 -3,409 50 Bernard 2,436 0.356 -1,114 -2,276

 

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.