Most Popular Baby Names in 1900s

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50 Baby Names in 1919 that parents still name their children today

Baby name trends come and go, but some monikers have real staying power ― like 100 years’ worth.

It turns out that many popular names from a century ago remain popular (think James , John, William and Elizabeth), while others (like Mildred, Gladys and Ralph) have faded. Still others (like Evelyn) declined in popularity over the 20th century but made a resurgence in recent years.

Knowing that the Social Security Administration’s database tracks baby name popularity going back to the 1880s, Teal Smiles

decided to take a look at parents’ top picks from a century ago.

50 most popular baby names for boy and girl child in 1919

Below, the 25 most popular baby names for boys and girls in 1919:

Baby Girls Names

  1. Florence
  2. Betty
  3. Irene
  4. Mary
  5. Edna
  6. Catherine
  7. Ruby
  8. Martha
  9. Evelyn
  10. Marie
  11. Alice
  12. Helen
  13. Dorothy
  14. Margaret
  15. Mildred
  16. Virginia
  17. Elizabeth
  18. Frances
  19. Anna
  20. Louise
  21. Gladys
  22. Ruth
  23. Lillian
  24. Doris
  25. Rose

Baby Boys Names

  1. Willie
  2. Richard
  3. Harold
  4. Raymond
  5. Paul
  6. George
  7. Joseph
  8. Edward
  9. Frank
  10. Thomas
  11. Walter
  12. Ralph
  13. Henry
  14. Donald
  15. Albert
  16. James
  17. Robert
  18. Jack
  19. John
  20. William
  21. Charles
  22. Howard
  23. Clarence
  24. Arthur
  25. Harry
Most Popular Baby Names in 1900s
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