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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
    Marie 8   Frank 8
    Ethel 9   Edward 9
    Lillian 10   Henry 10
    Edna 11   Thomas 11
    Alice 12   Walter 12
    Emma 13   Harry 13
    Clara 14   Arthur 14
    Grace 15   Albert 15
    Bertha 16   Fred 16
    Mildred 17   Clarence 17
    Annie 18   Willie 18
    Bessie 19   Harold 19
    Gladys 20   Roy 20
    Rose 21   Paul 21
    Mabel 22   Raymond 22
    Gertrude 23   Earl 23
    Frances 24   Joe 24
    Minnie 25   Carl 25
    Hazel 26   Louis 26
    Pearl 27   Ernest 27
    Martha 28   Richard 28
    Esther 29   Ralph 29
    Myrtle 30   Samuel 30
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1899

Baby Names in 1899

The year 1899 saw the rise of names like Wilma, Bella, and Veva for girls and names like Ward, Dominick, and Maynard for boys. The top overall girl name was Mary for the 10th year in a row. The most popular boy name was John for the 10th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Veva, Alida, and Filomena for girls and Giles, Rogers, and Roosevelt for boys. 1899 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Myrtie, Era, and Rosella and the decline of boy names like Dewey, Dewitt, and Hobert.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Veva +264%   Giles New
  Alida +108%   Rogers New
  Filomena +107%   Roosevelt +188%
  Estell +91%   Thaddeus +171%
  Martina +78%   Maynard +121%
  Edwina +75%   Johnson +120%
  Gay +73%   Rocco +114%
  Queenie +71%   Ottis +113%
  Almeda +67%   Clare +100%
  Kay +64%   Isidore +100%
  Mellie +63%   Keith +100%
  Altha +62%   Harlan +91%
  Leda +62%   Eldon +91%
  Onie +55%   Thornton +89%
  Henriette +54%   Lacy +88%
  Elizebeth +53%   Pablo +86%
  Monnie +50%   Hallie +86%
  Maxie +50%   Dominick +82%
  Berta +48%   Micheal +80%
  Wilma +48%   Dora +78%
  Edyth +47%   Adrian +76%
  Eulah +47%   Guss +75%
  Beth +45%   Wright +75%
  Magdalen +44%   Brady +75%
  Charlie +43%   Lincoln +75%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Dewey -77%   Fitzhugh -79%
  Manila -67%   Jefferson -71%
  Sudie -59%   Hosea -67%
  Mathilde -59%   Isom -63%
  Claudine -56%   Golden -61%
  Huldah -56%   Hobson -61%
  Adell -54%   Enos -60%
  Consuelo -52%   Bruno -59%
  Ara -52%   Ulysses -58%
  Cuba -52%   Ernst -57%
  Neta -50%   Dewey -55%
  Eura -48%   Lorenzo -55%
  Deborah -48%   Reed -55%
  Lonie -47%   Arch -54%
  Hassie -47%   Coleman -53%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Ann 92   Allen 91
  Lottie 93   Otis 94
  Alexander 97
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Veva 413   Dominick 317
  Berta 417   Maynard 321
  Carmela 418   Adrian 322
  Melissa 427   Haywood 369
  Philomena 429   Roosevelt 391
  Nan 436   Wheeler 392
  Esta 439   Johnson 399
  Maurine 448   Buck 402
  Estell 449   Burt 403
  Althea 456   Eldon 404
  Emmie 457   Harlan 407
  Margery 458   Tommy 414
  Ramona 466   Booker 415
  Adah 467   Alford 424
  Alda 468   Billy 427
  Cordie 471   Mason 431
  Elda 472   Odie 432
  Rowena 478   Richmond 433
  Viva 479   Sammie 435
  Belva 480   Thaddeus 436
  Freida 484   Fritz 443
  Ima 486   Micheal 449
  Marvel 487   Sol 453
  Reva 488   Alan 457
  Camilla 492   Angus 458
  Ludie 495   Avery 459
  Almeda 498   Connie 461
  Clementine 499   Giles 465
  Elenora 500   Obie 469
  Omar 470
  Otha 472
  Otho 473
  Ottis 474
  Saul 476
  Sydney 478
  Thornton 479
  Thurman 480
  Tomas 481
  Buster 484
  Clare 486
  Dora 488
  Gust 490
  Helen 491
  Judson 492
  Nat 495
  Orrin 496
  Rogers 497
  Sandy 498
  Turner 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).