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

Girl Names

Boy Names

    Mary 1   John 1
    Anna 2   William 2
    Helen 3   James 3
    Margaret 4   George 4
    Ruth 5   Charles 5
    Ethel 6   Joseph 6
    Elizabeth 7   Frank 7
    Florence 8   Robert 8
    Marie 9   Edward 9
    Emma 10   Henry 10
    Lillian 11   Harry 11
    Alice 12   Thomas 12
    Edna 13   Walter 13
    Clara 14   Arthur 14
    Bertha 15   Albert 15
    Minnie 16   Fred 16
    Grace 17   Clarence 17
    Bessie 18   Willie 18
    Annie 19   Roy 19
    Rose 20   Paul 20
    Mabel 21   Earl 21
    Hazel 22   Louis 22
    Gertrude 23   Harold 23
    Ida 24   Raymond 24
    Pearl 25   Carl 25
    Martha 26   Richard 26
    Esther 27   Joe 27
    Frances 28   David 28
    Edith 29   Ernest 29
    Myrtle 30   Ralph 30
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1896

Baby Names in 1896

The year 1896 saw the rise of names like Doris, Thelma, and Clarice for girls and names like Bryan, Hobart, and Mckinley for boys. The top overall girl name was Mary for the 7th year in a row. The most popular boy name was John for the 7th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Concetta, Alfreda, and Ocie for girls and Tomas, Hobart, and Hobert for boys. 1896 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Vesta, Chloe, and Ava and the decline of boy names like Sterling, Henderson, and Bertram.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Concetta +136%   Tomas New
  Alfreda +131%   Hobart +744%
  Ocie +130%   Hobert +488%
  Annabel +120%   Bryan +481%
  Reva +100%   Jennings +344%
  Malvina +93%   Bryant +271%
  Freddie +88%   Mckinley +256%
  Sula +83%   Price +186%
  Elaine +81%   Abel +150%
  Monica +80%   Garrett +147%
  Billie +78%   Adelbert +129%
  Aimee +77%   Dewey +125%
  Melba +74%   Allison +125%
  Madelyn +73%   Rolland +122%
  Aurora +73%   Alvie +114%
  Adelina +69%   Hunter +114%
  Carmen +66%   Clare +111%
  Clarice +65%   Bishop +100%
  Delpha +64%   Bennett +100%
  Hildegard +62%   Ernie +100%
  Maymie +58%   Clarance +100%
  Isa +58%   Watson +100%
  Louella +58%   Orion +100%
  Emmer +57%   Warner +92%
  Rubie +57%   Cary +91%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Besse -61%   Jordan -62%
  Mellie -56%   Jason -61%
  Joe -56%   Annie -60%
  Johnie -55%   Shirley -57%
  Therese -52%   Miguel -56%
  Juana -50%   Hollis -54%
  Alyce -48%   Oren -54%
  Hildur -47%   Hamilton -53%
  Ivah -46%   Bertram -53%
  Verla -45%   Lincoln -50%
  Maybell -44%   Mervin -50%
  Glenn -43%   Cal -50%
  Berdie -43%   Omar -50%
  Juliette -42%   Christ -47%
  Donnie -41%   Delmar -47%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Lucille 86   Milton 98
  Leona 94   Isaac 100
  Hilda 95
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Ocie 390   Hobart 128
  Carmen 417   Hobert 263
  Adah 424   Jennings 291
  Georgiana 430   Israel 375
  Magdalena 450   Bryant 381
  Reta 451   Clint 382
  Billie 454   Warner 398
  Leatha 455   Wm 399
  Dixie 457   Watson 407
  Easter 464   Casper 408
  Ethyl 465   Otho 416
  Elaine 469   Turner 422
  Judith 474   Buster 425
  Joanna 481   Cary 426
  Joyce 482   Davis 427
  Ludie 484   Otha 435
  Wilda 487   Bishop 441
  Althea 488   Crawford 443
  Anastasia 489   Dorsey 444
  Bridget 490   Evans 446
  Clemmie 491   Garfield 447
  Corrine 492   Johnson 450
  Gail 493   Price 454
  Monica 496   Rolland 455
  Zoe 498   Rupert 456
  Terry 458
  Truman 459
  Wyatt 461
  Arch 463
  Benton 465
  Buck 466
  Clare 467
  Frances 470
  Lucian 473
  Milford 475
  Orval 477
  Tomas 479
  Albin 481
  Allison 482
  Alma 483
  Bennett 484
  Chas 485
  Clarance 486
  Coleman 487
  Gabriel 488
  Hallie 489
  Jonathan 490
  Mahlon 491
  Sim 495
  Vivian 497

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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).