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See Baby Name Trends of the 1900's for more info.
 

Girl Names

Boy Names

    Mary 1   John 1
    Helen 2   William 2
    Margaret 3   James 3
    Anna 4   George 4
    Ruth 5   Charles 5
    Elizabeth 6   Robert 6
    Dorothy 7   Joseph 7
    Mildred 8   Frank 8
    Marie 9   Edward 9
    Alice 10   Thomas 10
    Florence 11   Henry 11
    Ethel 12   Walter 12
    Lillian 13   Willie 13
    Gladys 14   Harry 14
    Edna 15   Albert 15
    Frances 16   Arthur 16
    Annie 17   Clarence 17
    Rose 18   Fred 18
    Grace 19   Paul 19
    Bessie 20   Harold 20
    Bertha 21   Raymond 21
    Clara 22   Richard 22
    Louise 23   Joe 23
    Irene 24   Roy 24
    Hazel 25   Louis 25
    Emma 26   Carl 26
    Gertrude 27   Ralph 27
    Catherine 28   Jack 28
    Mabel 29   Earl 29
    Edith 30   Samuel 30
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1905

Baby Names in 1905

The year 1905 saw the rise of names like Maxine, Billie, and Melba for girls and names like Herschel, Coy, and Noel for boys. The top overall girl name was Mary for the 16th year in a row. The most popular boy name was John for the 16th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Verona, Bobbie, and Lonnie for girls and Armand, Claire, and Harland for boys. 1905 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Leora, Lauretta, and Nan and the decline of boy names like Alton, Millard, and Mckinley.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Verona +173%   Armand +222%
  Bobbie +108%   Claire +171%
  Lonnie +106%   Harland +144%
  Queenie +105%   Burl +133%
  Cathrine +100%   Hilton +133%
  Kattie +87%   Napoleon +127%
  Willia +86%   Hermon +122%
  Greta +81%   Lenard +108%
  Myrl +80%   Norbert +107%
  Savannah +77%   Gabriel +107%
  Vertie +71%   Keith +106%
  Delma +70%   Omar +100%
  Elenora +70%   Price +100%
  Florine +69%   Eldridge +100%
  Melba +67%   Wylie +100%
  Elisabeth +66%   Oran +100%
  Evalyn +65%   Kermit +95%
  Lera +65%   Turner +92%
  Joe +65%   Johnson +90%
  Billie +65%   Pierce +88%
  Irine +64%   Hampton +88%
  Ester +63%   Coy +86%
  Ottie +63%   Enrique +86%
  Icie +62%   Frederic +81%
  Tressa +61%   Sigmund +80%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Leda -54%   Issac -58%
  Clarissa -53%   Antone -58%
  Elna -49%   Saul -54%
  Erie -48%   Norris -52%
  Pearline -43%   Chas -50%
  Suzanne -43%   Oren -48%
  Juana -40%   Thaddeus -47%
  Lauretta -38%   Alton -46%
  Amber -38%   Pablo -45%
  Elisa -38%   Albin -45%
  Magdalene -38%   Judson -44%
  Rowena -37%   Parker -44%
  Antonette -37%   Marlin -44%
  Delta -35%   Emilio -43%
  Dicie -35%   Hardy -43%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Velma 95   Stephen 93
  Emily 100   Otis 99
  Marvin 100
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Florine 431   Kermit 332
  Verona 438   Keith 350
  Belva 439   Newton 368
  Angie 443   Morgan 387
  Concetta 450   Armand 393
  Leatha 453   Frederic 396
  Savannah 455   Gabriel 397
  Bobbie 459   Norbert 399
  Lilla 463   Patsy 400
  Veda 464   Benny 411
  Bulah 474   Clem 415
  Emilie 477   Wilburn 420
  Garnet 478   Harris 425
  Harriette 479   Helen 426
  Margret 480   Rubin 428
  Adell 481   Vance 429
  Celeste 482   Gerard 435
  Ursula 484   Henderson 439
  Kay 485   Lenard 442
  Myrtis 486   Miguel 444
  Corrine 488   Morton 445
  Lue 489   Napoleon 446
  Aurelia 490   Olin 447
  Magnolia 493   Turner 449
  Novella 494   Wilford 451
  Vergie 496   Laverne 457
  Lemuel 458
  Bonnie 464
  Bruno 465
  Eric 467
  Everette 468
  Maxwell 473
  Odis 474
  Alvie 478
  Avery 481
  Gustav 482
  Harland 483
  Otha 490
  Anna 492
  Berry 493
  Burl 494
  Doyle 497
  Hilton 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).