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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
    Ruth 4   George 4
    Dorothy 5   Robert 5
    Anna 6   Joseph 6
    Elizabeth 7   Charles 7
    Mildred 8   Frank 8
    Marie 9   Edward 9
    Alice 10   Thomas 10
    Florence 11   Henry 11
    Frances 12   Walter 12
    Ethel 13   Willie 13
    Lillian 14   Harry 14
    Gladys 15   Albert 15
    Edna 16   Harold 16
    Rose 17   Paul 17
    Evelyn 18   Arthur 18
    Louise 19   Clarence 19
    Irene 20   Raymond 20
    Grace 21   Richard 21
    Annie 22   Fred 22
    Catherine 23   Joe 23
    Hazel 24   Louis 24
    Gertrude 25   Carl 25
    Thelma 26   Howard 26
    Ruby 27   Jack 27
    Martha 28   Roy 28
    Bertha 29   David 29
    Virginia 30   Ralph 30
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1909

Baby Names in 1909

The year 1909 saw the rise of names like Lucia, Madelyn, and Ocie for girls and names like Kermit, Wade, and Alva for boys. The top overall girl name was Mary for the 20th year in a row. The most popular boy name was John for the 20th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Sofia, Johnie, and Gwen for girls and Anna, Abram, and Kermit for boys. 1909 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Philomena, Berniece, and Zelda and the decline of boy names like Troy, Hollis, and Clair.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Sofia +111%   Anna +140%
  Johnie +100%   Abram +140%
  Gwen +100%   Kermit +140%
  Gene +95%   Rogers +136%
  Bridget +84%   Elisha +118%
  Dorris +83%   Carmen +117%
  Theo +83%   Garnett +117%
  Prudence +76%   Lucien +114%
  Clemmie +76%   Judge +107%
  Mellie +75%   Vito +100%
  Norine +75%   Guadalupe +100%
  Emmer +75%   Emmet +100%
  Ocie +74%   Delmar +96%
  Verla +72%   Rocco +95%
  Magdalene +70%   Hans +93%
  Magdalena +68%   Duane +91%
  Valerie +68%   Alva +89%
  Augustine +67%   Wade +86%
  Oleta +66%   Golden +86%
  Bonita +65%   Cary +85%
  Earnestine +65%   Odis +84%
  Elna +63%   Carson +83%
  Corene +63%   Coleman +81%
  James +63%   Gaston +78%
  Sudie +61%   Melville +78%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Mabelle -47%   Hamilton -66%
  Eda -43%   Garrett -63%
  Myrna -41%   Alden -57%
  Edrie -40%   Randall -56%
  Tressa -38%   Gary -56%
  Dena -37%   Waldo -53%
  Charity -36%   Alford -52%
  Germaine -35%   Raphael -50%
  Elmira -35%   Milburn -50%
  Hilma -34%   Bryant -48%
  Alida -33%   Alfredo -46%
  Lilla -33%   Elwin -45%
  Dottie -32%   Artis -43%
  Abbie -32%   Oran -43%
  Ellie -32%   Archibald -42%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Sylvia 93   Otis 99
  Genevieve 99
  Hilda 100
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Zula 425   Odis 347
  Nelle 428   Rocco 364
  Dorthy 433   Coleman 399
  Lucia 450   Dewitt 404
  Madelyn 451   Taylor 426
  Ocie 454   Hoyt 429
  Madeleine 464   Pablo 434
  Magdalene 474   Early 438
  Myrtie 475   Judson 442
  Glenna 477   Lincoln 443
  Almeda 479   Milford 444
  Hope 480   Shirley 447
  Mandy 481   Stuart 448
  Ursula 482   Matt 450
  Clyde 483   Travis 452
  Johnie 484   Emmitt 455
  Winona 486   Wilber 460
  Georgiana 489   Ezra 462
  Judith 490   Lucien 465
  Lida 491   Margaret 466
  Manuela 492   Prince 467
  Sudie 494   Raleigh 468
  Vergie 495   Rubin 469
  Lina 497   Thaddeus 470
  Adell 500   Tim 472
  Burl 474
  Hans 476
  Ivory 479
  Judge 480
  Micheal 482
  Oren 483
  Aron 487
  Clem 488
  Elmore 490
  Fay 491
  Nolan 494
  Vito 495
  Israel 497
  Jules 498
  Lemuel 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).