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Top 100 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 1922

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1922 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 72,175 5.785 0 -1,807 1 John 57,276 5.090 0 -941
2 Dorothy 37,716 3.023 0 -1,370 2 Robert 53,797 4.781 0 1,016
3 Helen 32,507 2.606 0 -2,314 3 William 51,117 4.543 0 -745
4 Margaret 26,864 2.153 0 -1,602 4 James 49,803 4.426 0 54
5 Ruth 23,629 1.894 0 -2,154 5 Charles 28,840 2.563 0 -406
6 Betty 20,894 1.675 2 3,257 6 George 27,349 2.430 0 -127
7 Virginia 19,144 1.535 -1 111 7 Joseph 25,700 2.284 0 -480
8 Mildred 16,412 1.316 -1 -1,470 8 Edward 20,421 1.815 0 -396
9 Elizabeth 15,242 1.222 1 -557 9 Richard 17,539 1.559 1 1,163
10 Frances 15,053 1.207 -1 -941 10 Frank 16,013 1.423 -1 -694
11 Doris 13,798 1.106 2 646 11 Thomas 15,264 1.356 0 -44
12 Anna 13,405 1.075 -1 -1,072 12 Donald 14,915 1.325 1 1,139
13 Evelyn 13,318 1.068 -1 -961 13 Harold 13,594 1.208 -1 -216
14 Marie 11,912 0.955 0 -590 14 Paul 12,925 1.149 0 -243
15 Alice 11,277 0.904 0 -679 15 Walter 12,632 1.123 0 -372
16 Marjorie 10,385 0.832 0 -823 16 Raymond 12,130 1.078 0 -515
17 Irene 10,172 0.815 1 -451 17 Henry 11,208 0.996 0 -204
18 Florence 10,036 0.804 -1 -683 18 Jack 10,845 0.964 0 89
19 Lillian 9,428 0.756 0 -342 19 Arthur 10,115 0.899 0 -412
20 Jean 9,108 0.730 5 515 20 Albert 9,894 0.879 0 -263
21 Martha 9,021 0.723 0 -242 21 Kenneth 9,260 0.823 1 300
22 Louise 8,886 0.712 0 -294 22 Harry 9,078 0.807 -1 -653
23 Rose 8,790 0.705 -3 -561 23 Ralph 8,485 0.754 0 -375
24 Catherine 8,538 0.684 -1 -349 24 David 7,865 0.699 1 98
25 Gladys 8,042 0.645 -1 -771 25 Eugene 7,849 0.698 1 132
26 Ruby 8,003 0.641 0 -330 26 Howard 7,297 0.648 1 -415
27 Josephine 7,865 0.630 1 -267 27 Louis 7,097 0.631 2 -150
28 Eleanor 7,853 0.629 1 -200 28 Willie 6,906 0.614 6 417
29 Edna 7,621 0.611 -2 -682 29 Clarence 6,861 0.610 -1 -471
30 Annie 7,474 0.599 6 266 30 Carl 6,692 0.595 0 -385
31 Thelma 7,253 0.581 -1 -587 31 Earl 6,460 0.574 0 -295
32 Ethel 7,245 0.581 0 -358 32 Roy 6,459 0.574 0 -86
33 Lucille 7,151 0.573 -2 -546 33 Fred 6,246 0.555 0 -247
34 Edith 7,136 0.572 -1 -453 34 Francis 6,148 0.546 1 -145
35 Lois 6,946 0.557 3 47 35 Joe 6,092 0.541 1 -111
36 Pauline 6,811 0.546 1 -331 36 Lawrence 5,784 0.514 1 -194
37 Hazel 6,759 0.542 -3 -582 37 Ernest 5,502 0.489 1 -195
38 Grace 6,743 0.541 -3 -487 38 Leonard 5,407 0.481 1 -244
39 Shirley 6,408 0.514 5 714 39 Anthony 5,092 0.453 1 -145
40 Barbara 6,273 0.503 0 259 40 Herbert 5,046 0.448 2 -172
41 Bernice 5,912 0.474 -2 -278 41 Stanley 5,045 0.448 0 -188
42 Marion 5,667 0.454 1 -148 42 Alfred 4,832 0.429 1 -93
43 Beatrice 5,476 0.439 -2 -492 43 Samuel 4,600 0.409 1 -155
44 Esther 5,474 0.439 -2 -452 44 Norman 4,526 0.402 2 47
45 June 5,382 0.431 5 227 45 Warren 4,484 0.398 -21 -3,313
46 Norma 5,237 0.420 5 136 46 Bernard 4,409 0.392 -1 -76
47 Clara 5,125 0.411 -2 -481 47 Daniel 4,283 0.381 2 194
48 Gertrude 5,082 0.407 -2 -267 48 Michael 3,992 0.355 -1 -206
49 Ann 5,055 0.405 4 -3 49 Russell 3,966 0.352 3 20
50 Emma 5,013 0.402 2 -60 50 Melvin 3,909 0.347 3 23

 

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.