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See Baby Name Trends of the 1890's for more info.
 

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    Mary 1   John 1
    Anna 2   William 2
    Elizabeth 3   James 3
    Margaret 4   George 4
    Ruth 5   Charles 5
    Florence 6   Frank 6
    Emma 7   Joseph 7
    Ethel 8   Robert 8
    Helen 9   Harry 9
    Clara 10   Henry 10
    Bertha 11   Edward 11
    Minnie 12   Thomas 12
    Bessie 13   Walter 13
    Alice 14   Arthur 14
    Annie 15   Fred 15
    Grace 16   Albert 16
    Ida 17   Clarence 17
    Edna 18   Roy 18
    Mabel 19   Willie 19
    Lillian 20   Samuel 20
    Marie 21   Earl 21
    Rose 22   Louis 22
    Gertrude 23   Joe 23
    Martha 24   David 24
    Hazel 25   Carl 25
    Pearl 26   Ernest 26
    Ella 27   Richard 27
    Sarah 28   Charlie 28
    Laura 29   Paul 29
    Nellie 30   Ralph 30
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1892

Baby Names in 1892

The year 1892 saw the rise of names like Ruth, Angela, and Elisabeth for girls and names like Grover, Emanuel, and Cyrus for boys. The top overall girl name was Mary for the 3rd year in a row. The most popular boy name was John for the 3rd year in a row. The fastest rising names were Eileen, Signe, and India for girls and Corbett, Pierce, and Milford for boys. 1892 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Angie, Althea, and Elda and the decline of boy names like Van, Enoch, and Omer.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Eileen +169%   Corbett New
  Signe +150%   Pierce New
  India +146%   Milford New
  Ima +140%   Shelby +217%
  Joan +129%   Cyril +210%
  Melinda +122%   Adlai +183%
  Melva +122%   Grover +179%
  Wilda +121%   Murphy +167%
  Reta +118%   Rupert +167%
  Angela +117%   Wendell +163%
  Melvina +111%   Butler +160%
  Edyth +111%   Tomas +150%
  Elta +111%   Gary +150%
  Sigrid +109%   Wm +143%
  Elisabeth +104%   Benjaman +140%
  Annetta +100%   Bart +140%
  Enid +100%   Dee +139%
  Janette +100%   Geo +133%
  Vergie +100%   Lem +130%
  Maybell +100%   Williams +129%
  Lenore +96%   Miguel +129%
  Donnie +95%   Doc +129%
  Queenie +92%   Oral +125%
  Cathryn +92%   Lafayette +125%
  Clemmie +90%   Perley +122%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Ettie -52%   Roderick -53%
  Therese -48%   Hamilton -50%
  Joe -48%   Colonel -47%
  Amalia -45%   Lionel -47%
  Hedwig -45%   Bee -45%
  Adda -44%   Freeman -42%
  Rossie -43%   Tillman -42%
  Glennie -41%   French -42%
  Ottilia -41%   Fate -42%
  Lutie -40%   Ellie -42%
  Celestine -39%   Elwin -40%
  Esta -38%   Anson -40%
  Hildegarde -37%   Omer -39%
  Magdalena -37%   Freddie -38%
  Edwina -35%   Lucious -38%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Charlotte 98   Isaac 94
  Victor 97
  Julius 99
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Lenore 383   Cyril 338
  Rhea 404   King 378
  Alva 420   Clay 394
  George 423   Corbett 395
  Clemmie 435   Lem 401
  Melvina 438   Basil 406
  Donnie 444   Pierce 412
  Lavinia 445   Smith 413
  Leone 446   Wendell 421
  Mallie 448   Alford 422
  Tommie 450   Hardy 430
  Natalie 459   Judson 434
  Eileen 461   Jules 435
  Ester 462   Mason 437
  Georgianna 463   Perley 438
  Easter 466   Verne 444
  Thelma 478   Carey 446
  Clementine 482   Cloyd 447
  India 483   Duncan 448
  Joan 484   Merton 455
  Sadye 488   Shelby 458
  Elmira 489   Avery 461
  Imogene 490   Bryant 464
  Leonora 491   Elton 466
  Lorraine 492   Ezekiel 467
  Missouri 493   Ivy 469
  Pattie 494   Kelly 470
  Sena 496   Lafayette 472
  Wilda 497   Milford 473
  Liza 500   Oral 474
  Rollie 475
  Valentine 476
  Walton 478
  Wilber 479
  Adlai 480
  Alan 481
  Ethel 484
  Garrett 486
  Isadore 488
  Lucian 490
  Merritt 491
  Minor 492
  Ronald 493
  Wm 496
  Cleo 498
  Doc 499

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Note: these are estimates based on incomplete data. The numbers are likely to be a bit off, especially for earlier years (i.e. years prior to World War 2).