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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
    Florence 6   Joseph 6
    Elizabeth 7   Robert 7
    Ethel 8   Frank 8
    Marie 9   Edward 9
    Lillian 10   Thomas 10
    Alice 11   Henry 11
    Edna 12   Harry 12
    Emma 13   Walter 13
    Clara 14   Arthur 14
    Grace 15   Fred 15
    Bessie 16   Albert 16
    Bertha 17   Clarence 17
    Annie 18   Willie 18
    Hazel 19   Dewey 19
    Rose 20   Roy 20
    Minnie 21   Paul 21
    Frances 22   Harold 22
    Mabel 23   Raymond 23
    Gertrude 24   Carl 24
    Martha 25   Earl 25
    Pearl 26   Richard 26
    Gladys 27   Louis 27
    Mildred 28   Ernest 28
    Ida 29   Joe 29
    Myrtle 30   David 30
    Esther 31   Ralph 31
    Edith 32   Samuel 32
    Elsie 33   Charlie 33
    Irene 34   Herbert 34
    Eva 35   Howard 35
    Nellie 36   Alfred 36
    Sarah 37   Jack 37
    Laura 38   Andrew 38
    Ella 39   Leo 39
    Agnes 40   Elmer 40
    Catherine 41   Oscar 41
    Louise 42   Sam 42
    Dorothy 43   Francis 43
    Lillie 44   Lawrence 44
    Julia 45   Daniel 45
    Josephine 46   Lee 46
    Carrie 47   Jesse 47
    Hattie 48   Will 48
    Lena 49   Eugene 49
    Mattie 50   Herman 50
    Cora 51   Floyd 51
    Alma 52   Michael 52
    Viola 53   Leonard 53
    Blanche 54   Peter 54
    Jessie 55   Benjamin 55
    Mae 56   Ray 56
    Jennie 57   Edwin 57
    Ruby 58   Clyde 58
    Lucy 59   Claude 59
    Beatrice 60   Frederick 60
    Marion 61   Russell 61
    Fannie 62   Lewis 62
    Mamie 63   Martin 63
    Lula 64   Tom 64
    Stella 65   Anthony 65
    Ada 66   Chester 66
    Maude 67   Clifford 67
    Dora 68   Leroy 68
    Katherine 69   Ben 69
    Pauline 70   Lester 70
    Willie 71   Stanley 71
    Maggie 72   Edgar 72
    Vera 73   Bernard 73
    Nora 74   Harvey 74
    Rosa 75   Theodore 75
    Evelyn 76   Luther 76
    Sadie 77   Jim 77
    Virginia 78   Jessie 78
    Marguerite 79   Lloyd 79
    Lucille 80   Otto 80
    Ellen 81   Eddie 81
    Beulah 82   Jacob 82
    Effie 83   Leon 83
    Daisy 84   Hugh 84
    Susie 85   Homer 85
    May 86   Philip 86
    Nettie 87   Cecil 87
    Lydia 88   Donald 88
    Kathryn 89   Ed 89
    Leona 90   Leslie 90
    Della 91   Milton 91
    Georgia 92   Archie 92
    Olive 93   Patrick 93
    Emily 94   Guy 94
    Eleanor 95   Everett 95
    Bernice 96   Norman 96
    Hilda 97   Victor 97
    Flora 98   Ira 98
    Thelma 99   Stephen 99
    Sallie 100   Kenneth 100
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1898

Baby Names in 1898

The year 1898 saw the rise of names like Winnie, Dewey, and Manila for girls and names like Dewey, Nathaniel, and Stewart for boys. The top overall girl name was Mary for the 9th year in a row. The most popular boy name was John for the 9th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Manila, Dewey, and Annabelle for girls and Hobson, Admiral, and Dewey for boys. 1898 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Molly, Adah, and Vernie and the decline of boy names like Bryan, Hobart, and Jennings.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Manila New   Hobson New
  Dewey +700%   Admiral New
  Annabelle +175%   Dewey +606%
  Hildred +126%   Fitzhugh +367%
  Prudence +125%   Enos +233%
  Lea +100%   Golden +157%
  George +96%   Billy +133%
  Winnie +96%   Gertrude +133%
  Adell +95%   Green +133%
  Mercedes +94%   Salvatore +133%
  Nadine +93%   Addison +125%
  Juliette +93%   Evans +125%
  Cathrine +92%   Jefferson +124%
  Garnett +92%   Webster +120%
  Sudie +91%   General +111%
  Annabel +88%   Nathaniel +109%
  Velva +83%   Sampson +109%
  Allene +79%   Rollie +108%
  Tommie +78%   Stewart +100%
  Leontine +75%   Ignatius +100%
  Delilah +75%   Laura +100%
  Justine +75%   Vivian +100%
  Lavada +73%   West +100%
  Ima +73%   Emerson +92%
  Katheryn +71%   Fay +92%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Alida -57%   Pablo -65%
  Rosalia -43%   Hobart -60%
  Almeda -42%   Roswell -59%
  Adah -39%   Lacy -58%
  Leda -38%   Hallie -50%
  Amie -37%   Minnie -50%
  Berta -37%   Thaddeus -50%
  Icie -36%   Harlan -48%
  Libbie -36%   Loren -47%
  Onie -35%   Helmer -47%
  Zada -34%   Manley -47%
  Joy -33%   Orion -46%
  Adelina -33%   Gary -46%
  Norine -33%   Oswald -44%
  Imogene -33%   Jennings -44%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Georgia 92   Dewey 19
  Bernice 96   Milton 91
  Flora 98   Kenneth 100
  Thelma 99
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Dewey 305   Hobson 311
  Manila 306   Fitzhugh 366
  Annabelle 355   Green 367
  Tommie 410   Wilmer 393
  George 433   Admiral 394
  Florida 445   Emerson 397
  Marietta 447   Fay 398
  Eleanore 451   Rollie 402
  Lavina 454   Gustav 410
  Lennie 455   Hardy 411
  Tena 457   Noel 414
  Yetta 460   Sampson 415
  Leonora 462   Adolphus 418
  Ocie 464   Norbert 428
  Hedwig 467   Shelby 433
  Billie 472   Webster 434
  Hildred 473   Hyman 442
  Robbie 474   Judge 444
  Valeria 479   Lem 445
  Camille 481   Salvatore 447
  Monica 482   Vernie 448
  Sadye 483   Warner 450
  William 485   Wilber 451
  Joan 487   Art 452
  Joyce 488   Dorsey 455
  Natalie 489   Elmore 456
  Ursula 490   Elton 457
  Adela 491   Enos 458
  Adell 492   Jesus 462
  Ethelyn 495   Lucian 464
  Gretchen 496   Oren 465
  Lelah 497   Reed 468
  Vivian 472
  Alfonso 473
  Harmon 477
  Isom 478
  Nels 481
  Addison 485
  Benny 487
  Buford 488
  Cliff 489
  Evans 491
  Everette 492
  Golden 493
  Henderson 494
  Hosea 495
  Jason 497
  Logan 499
  Lucious 500

Birth Estimates

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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).