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Top 1000 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 1923

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1923 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 71,635 5.720 0 -540 1 John 57,472 5.076 0 196
2 Dorothy 39,044 3.117 0 1,328 2 Robert 56,120 4.956 0 2,323
3 Helen 31,490 2.514 0 -1,017 3 William 52,135 4.604 0 1,018
4 Margaret 26,133 2.087 0 -731 4 James 50,465 4.457 0 662
5 Betty 25,991 2.075 1 5,097 5 Charles 28,960 2.558 0 120
6 Ruth 23,637 1.887 -1 8 6 George 27,024 2.387 0 -325
7 Virginia 18,327 1.463 0 -817 7 Joseph 25,560 2.257 0 -140
8 Mildred 15,989 1.277 0 -423 8 Edward 20,599 1.819 0 178
9 Elizabeth 15,461 1.234 0 219 9 Richard 18,884 1.668 0 1,345
10 Frances 14,878 1.188 0 -175 10 Donald 16,436 1.452 2 1,521
11 Doris 14,609 1.166 0 811 11 Frank 15,907 1.405 -1 -106
12 Evelyn 13,175 1.052 1 -143 12 Thomas 15,884 1.403 -1 620
13 Anna 12,864 1.027 -1 -541 13 Harold 13,873 1.225 0 279
14 Marie 11,509 0.919 0 -403 14 Paul 13,362 1.180 0 437
15 Alice 11,330 0.905 0 53 15 Raymond 12,461 1.100 1 331
16 Marjorie 10,220 0.816 0 -165 16 Walter 12,433 1.098 -1 -199
17 Irene 10,053 0.803 0 -119 17 Jack 11,191 0.988 1 346
18 Florence 9,746 0.778 0 -290 18 Henry 11,068 0.977 -1 -140
19 Jean 9,511 0.759 1 403 19 Arthur 9,922 0.876 0 -193
20 Lillian 9,328 0.745 -1 -100 20 Albert 9,826 0.868 0 -68
21 Martha 8,962 0.716 0 -59 21 Kenneth 9,732 0.859 0 472
22 Louise 8,883 0.709 0 -3 22 Harry 9,264 0.818 0 186
23 Rose 8,442 0.674 0 -348 23 Ralph 8,629 0.762 0 144
24 Catherine 8,438 0.674 0 -100 24 David 8,233 0.727 0 368
25 Ruby 8,231 0.657 1 228 25 Eugene 7,947 0.702 0 98
26 Shirley 7,919 0.632 13 1,511 26 Howard 7,161 0.632 0 -136
27 Lois 7,814 0.624 8 868 27 Louis 7,074 0.625 0 -23
28 Eleanor 7,772 0.621 0 -81 28 Carl 6,870 0.607 2 178
29 Gladys 7,696 0.614 -4 -346 29 Clarence 6,803 0.601 0 -58
30 Josephine 7,559 0.604 -3 -306 30 Willie 6,662 0.588 -2 -244
31 Thelma 7,378 0.589 0 125 31 Earl 6,338 0.560 0 -122
32 Edna 7,298 0.583 -3 -323 32 Roy 6,318 0.558 0 -141
33 Barbara 7,208 0.576 7 935 33 Fred 6,316 0.558 0 70
34 Annie 7,096 0.567 -4 -378 34 Francis 6,087 0.538 0 -61
35 Lucille 6,915 0.552 -2 -236 35 Joe 6,004 0.530 0 -88
36 Edith 6,835 0.546 -2 -301 36 Lawrence 5,914 0.522 0 130
37 Pauline 6,707 0.536 -1 -104 37 Leonard 5,485 0.484 1 78
38 Ethel 6,541 0.522 -6 -704 38 Ernest 5,371 0.474 -1 -131
39 Grace 6,316 0.504 -1 -427 39 Anthony 5,119 0.452 0 27
40 Hazel 6,244 0.499 -3 -515 40 Herbert 5,072 0.448 0 26
41 Norma 5,886 0.470 5 649 41 Stanley 5,033 0.444 0 -12
42 June 5,810 0.464 3 428 42 Alfred 5,008 0.442 0 176
43 Bernice 5,808 0.464 -2 -104 43 Warren 4,821 0.426 2 337
44 Marion 5,711 0.456 -2 44 44 Norman 4,707 0.416 0 181
45 Phyllis 5,476 0.437 8 541 45 Samuel 4,578 0.404 -2 -22
46 Beatrice 5,464 0.436 -3 -12 46 Bernard 4,377 0.387 0 -32
47 Esther 5,315 0.424 -3 -159 47 Daniel 4,265 0.377 0 -18
48 Gloria 5,310 0.424 13 814 48 Melvin 4,011 0.354 2 102
49 Clara 5,135 0.410 -2 10 49 Leo 3,974 0.351 2 72
50 Rita 5,095 0.407 2 118 50 Michael 3,914 0.346 -2 -78

 

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.