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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
    Evelyn 10   Thomas 10
    Marie 11   Walter 11
    Virginia 12   Harold 12
    Alice 13   Paul 13
    Florence 14   Henry 14
    Lillian 15   Richard 15
    Rose 16   Raymond 16
    Irene 17   Albert 17
    Louise 18   Arthur 18
    Catherine 19   Harry 19
    Edna 20   Donald 20
    Gladys 21   Ralph 21
    Josephine 22   Carl 22
    Ethel 23   Louis 23
    Ruby 24   Clarence 24
    Martha 25   Howard 25
    Hazel 26   Fred 26
    Grace 27   Jack 27
    Eleanor 28   Kenneth 28
    Lucille 29   Francis 29
    Thelma 30   Willie 30
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1915

Baby Names in 1915

The year 1915 saw the rise of names like June, Elaine, and Donna for girls and names like Willard, Jess, and Billy for boys. The top overall girl name was Mary for the 26th year in a row. The most popular boy name was John for the 26th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Mavis, Beverly, and Elaine for girls and Hobert, Hobart, and Jess for boys. 1915 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Lessie, Madelyn, and Rosalind and the decline of boy names like Kermit, Sydney, and Luke.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Mavis +122%   Hobert +147%
  Beverly +117%   Hobart +139%
  Elaine +113%   Jess +124%
  Margaretta +105%   Willard +122%
  Ardis +102%   Darrel +105%
  Georgina +100%   Milan +100%
  Syble +93%   Verl +97%
  Berenice +93%   Billy +94%
  Maureen +90%   Ernie +92%
  Annetta +87%   Craig +89%
  June +86%   Loy +89%
  Earnestine +85%   Mahlon +89%
  Rosalyn +83%   Beverly +87%
  Marvel +82%   Hector +86%
  Hildegard +82%   Darwin +85%
  Joanna +81%   Ford +85%
  Bette +80%   Beryl +83%
  Felicia +78%   Cloyd +83%
  Adelia +78%   Carleton +82%
  Alvera +78%   Dee +82%
  Annamae +78%   Terry +81%
  Margarete +78%   Rudy +80%
  Sibyl +77%   Burt +78%
  Libby +77%   Odie +78%
  Justine +77%   Darrell +78%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Bulah -33%   Vivian -22%
  Juana -27%   Kermit -20%
  Francisca -21%   Hardy -19%
  Octavia -20%   Logan -15%
  Mazie -16%   Carter -15%
  Versie -16%   Price -15%
  Pearline -16%   Carey -13%
  Juliana -15%   Claudie -9%
  Rosia -13%   Jeremiah -8%
  Lyda -13%   Dock -8%
  Romaine -13%   Armando -8%
  Mammie -12%   Jules -7%
  Rozella -11%   Hilbert -7%
  Juliet -11%   Luke -7%
  Mittie -10%   Leander -6%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  June 96   Wayne 97
  Maxine 98   Homer 98
  Phyllis 100   Allen 99
  Gilbert 100
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Mavis 371   Wilber 428
  Hope 413   Denver 450
  Orpha 440   Junior 451
  Elvera 452   Gail 459
  Linnie 460   Albin 466
  Rhea 470   Darwin 467
  Valerie 473   Joshua 474
  Zora 475   Lavern 478
  Veda 477   Palmer 480
  Camille 479   Ford 483
  Dorotha 480   Teddy 486
  Aurelia 481   Burl 489
  Emilie 486   Avery 493
  Mina 492   Lucien 495
  James 495   Sheldon 496
  Retha 496   Cyrus 497
  Justine 498   Lucian 499
  Adell 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).