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See Baby Name Trends of the 1910's for more info.
 

Girl Names

Boy Names

    Mary 1   John 1
    Helen 2   William 2
    Dorothy 3   James 3
    Margaret 4   Robert 4
    Ruth 5   Joseph 5
    Mildred 6   George 6
    Anna 7   Charles 7
    Elizabeth 8   Edward 8
    Frances 9   Frank 9
    Marie 10   Thomas 10
    Alice 11   Walter 11
    Florence 12   Henry 12
    Evelyn 13   Harold 13
    Lillian 14   Paul 14
    Rose 15   Arthur 15
    Edna 16   Harry 16
    Louise 17   Albert 17
    Ethel 18   Raymond 18
    Gladys 19   Richard 19
    Virginia 20   Louis 20
    Catherine 21   Clarence 21
    Irene 22   Willie 22
    Ruby 23   Ralph 23
    Grace 24   Carl 24
    Hazel 25   Howard 25
    Thelma 26   Fred 26
    Annie 27   Donald 27
    Josephine 28   Jack 28
    Martha 29   David 29
    Gertrude 30   Samuel 30
    Edith 31   Roy 31
    Lucille 32   Ernest 32
    Esther 33   Kenneth 33
    Clara 34   Earl 34
    Emma 35   Francis 35
    Bertha 36   Joe 36
    Beatrice 37   Anthony 37
    Pauline 38   Lawrence 38
    Eleanor 39   Herbert 39
    Agnes 40   Alfred 40
    Sarah 41   Eugene 41
    Elsie 42   Michael 42
    Bessie 43   Stanley 43
    Julia 44   Andrew 44
    Ida 45   Leonard 45
    Mabel 46   Woodrow 46
    Ann 47   Elmer 47
    Doris 48   Peter 48
    Eva 49   Leo 49
    Myrtle 50   Herman 50
    Bernice 51   Frederick 51
    Viola 52   Theodore 52
    Katherine 53   Daniel 53
    Pearl 54   Edwin 54
    Marion 55   Chester 55
    Marjorie 56   Russell 56
    Laura 57   Charlie 57
    Anne 58   Lester 58
    Nellie 59   Floyd 59
    Minnie 60   Bernard 60
    Willie 61   Norman 61
    Alma 62   Clifford 62
    Lois 63   Sam 63
    Jean 64   Milton 64
    Jessie 65   Clyde 65
    Betty 66   Leroy 66
    Lillie 67   Benjamin 67
    Vera 68   Lewis 68
    Ella 69   Philip 69
    Mattie 70   Lloyd 70
    Kathryn 71   Melvin 71
    Lena 72   Vincent 72
    Stella 73   Oscar 73
    Mae 74   Jesse 74
    Blanche 75   Martin 75
    Leona 76   Cecil 76
    Sylvia 77   Ray 77
    Lucy 78   Lee 78
    Marguerite 79   Leon 79
    Beulah 80   Sidney 80
    Jennie 81   Victor 81
    Carrie 82   Morris 82
    Violet 83   Marvin 83
    Vivian 84   Glenn 84
    Opal 85   Edgar 85
    Ellen 86   Alvin 86
    Fannie 87   Gerald 87
    Velma 88   Stephen 88
    Jane 89   Claude 89
    Hattie 90   Vernon 90
    Charlotte 91   Harvey 91
    Genevieve 92   Wilbur 92
    Marian 93   Gordon 93
    Rosa 94   Irving 94
    Mamie 95   Maurice 95
    Ada 96   Everett 96
    Theresa 97   Alexander 97
    Cora 98   Homer 98
    Wilma 99   Arnold 99
    Inez 100   Julius 100
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1912

Baby Names in 1912

The year 1912 saw the rise of names like Muriel, Avis, and Rosemary for girls and names like Woodrow, Glenn, and Wilson for boys. The top overall girl name was Mary for the 23rd year in a row. The most popular boy name was John for the 23rd year in a row. The fastest rising names were Norine, Avis, and Freeda for girls and Woodrow, Wilson, and Guido for boys. 1912 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Hallie, Dessie, and Minerva and the decline of boy names like Will, Mary, and Mose.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Norine +205%   Woodrow +1423%
  Avis +136%   Wilson +284%
  Freeda +125%   Guido +262%
  Marianne +120%   Darrel +250%
  Florene +117%   Archibald +247%
  Beth +116%   Beryl +243%
  Adelina +115%   Loyal +238%
  Elmira +115%   Orrin +231%
  Berneice +111%   Verne +223%
  Annis +108%   Ford +217%
  Hildegard +105%   Finis +208%
  Ludie +103%   Olaf +208%
  Bethel +100%   Mortimer +206%
  Dortha +98%   Abner +200%
  Muriel +97%   Urban +200%
  Tomasa +96%   Omer +197%
  Palma +95%   Frederic +195%
  Elvera +94%   Judge +193%
  Violette +94%   Sheldon +192%
  Dorthy +93%   Clem +187%
  Annabell +93%   Evert +187%
  Euna +92%   Elvis +187%
  Versie +91%   Herschel +183%
  Lily +88%   Winfred +183%
  Mozell +88%   Keith +182%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Myrna -31%   Mildred -19%
  Jettie -29%   Helen -17%
  Exie -29%   Allie -9%
  Vivienne -23%   Hobart -7%
  Luisa -21%   Taft -4%
  Beaulah -16%   Ivory -3%
  Imelda -16%   Emmet -3%
  Clyde -13%   Julio 0%
  Odie -13%   Sammie 3%
  Lea -12%   Pablo 3%
  Deborah -11%   Hermon 6%
  Dessie -11%   Vernie 7%
  Betsy -10%   Rudy 8%
  Hedwig -9%   Henery 9%
  Blanch -9%   Fulton 10%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Marian 93   Woodrow 46
  Wilma 99   Glenn 84
  Wilbur 92
  Everett 96
  Arnold 99
  Julius 100
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Beth 420   Winston 396
  John 445   Omer 414
  Dorthy 450   Rolland 430
  Winona 455   Sigmund 431
  Yetta 456   Cyrus 440
  Belva 460   Evan 448
  Melva 462   Merlin 454
  Estell 463   Duane 461
  Myrtis 465   Marlin 462
  Aurora 474   Sheldon 464
  Dorotha 475   King 465
  Elvera 476   Alphonso 470
  Patsy 481   Rupert 473
  Ferne 484   Gustav 474
  Alene 485   Orlando 478
  Dortha 486   Raleigh 480
  Adell 489   Casimir 481
  Rowena 490   Harmon 482
  Hope 493   Justin 483
  Juliette 494   Burl 484
  Lovie 495   Clem 485
  Guadalupe 498   Cletus 486
  Otho 489
  Shirley 490
  Walker 491
  Lacy 493
  Winfred 496
  Wilber 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).