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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
    Virginia 10   Thomas 10
    Evelyn 11   Walter 11
    Marie 12   Harold 12
    Alice 13   Paul 13
    Florence 14   Richard 14
    Lillian 15   Henry 15
    Rose 16   Raymond 16
    Irene 17   Arthur 17
    Catherine 18   Albert 18
    Louise 19   Harry 19
    Edna 20   Donald 20
    Josephine 21   Ralph 21
    Martha 22   Jack 22
    Gladys 23   Louis 23
    Ethel 24   Carl 24
    Doris 25   Clarence 25
    Eleanor 26   Howard 26
    Ruby 27   Kenneth 27
    Edith 28   David 28
    Lucille 29   Fred 29
    Grace 30   Francis 30
    Hazel 31   Willie 31
    Thelma 32   Earl 32
    Pauline 33   Roy 33
    Betty 34   Stanley 34
    Annie 35   Joe 35
    Marjorie 36   Lawrence 36
    Gertrude 37   Ernest 37
    Esther 38   Anthony 38
    Beatrice 39   Eugene 39
    Jean 40   Herbert 40
    Clara 41   Leonard 41
    Bernice 42   Samuel 42
    Lois 43   Alfred 43
    Ann 44   Michael 44
    Marion 45   Elmer 45
    Emma 46   Norman 46
    Julia 47   Leo 47
    Agnes 48   Andrew 48
    Katherine 49   Bernard 49
    Elsie 50   Peter 50
    Bertha 51   Frederick 51
    Sarah 52   Russell 52
    Anne 53   Lloyd 53
    Eva 54   Daniel 54
    Jane 55   Edwin 55
    Ida 56   Chester 56
    Pearl 57   Melvin 57
    Myrtle 58   Herman 58
    Viola 59   Clifford 59
    Kathryn 60   Leroy 60
    Bessie 61   Lester 61
    Stella 62   Floyd 62
    Rita 63   Theodore 63
    Laura 64   Clyde 64
    Nellie 65   Vincent 65
    Vera 66   Philip 66
    Barbara 67   Charlie 67
    Mabel 68   Marvin 68
    Sylvia 69   Gerald 69
    Jessie 70   Lewis 70
    Alma 71   Vernon 71
    Willie 72   Sam 72
    June 73   Woodrow 73
    Marian 74   Ray 74
    Minnie 75   Milton 75
    Charlotte 76   Benjamin 76
    Genevieve 77   Martin 77
    Marguerite 78   Victor 78
    Vivian 79   Jesse 79
    Leona 80   Willard 80
    Jennie 81   Alvin 81
    Wilma 82   Cecil 82
    Ella 83   Leon 83
    Violet 84   Gordon 84
    Lena 85   Lee 85
    Lillie 86   Glenn 86
    Lucy 87   Oscar 87
    Juanita 88   Edgar 88
    Geraldine 89   Stephen 89
    Ellen 90   Harvey 90
    Blanche 91   Arnold 91
    Phyllis 92   Wilbur 92
    Maxine 93   Warren 93
    Mattie 94   Everett 94
    Opal 95   Sidney 95
    Mae 96   Wayne 96
    Theresa 97   Alexander 97
    Nancy 98   Claude 98
    Velma 99   Morris 99
    Sophie 100   Allen 100
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1917

Baby Names in 1917

The year 1917 saw the rise of names like Shirley, Patricia, and Joyce for girls and names like Wiley, Jefferson, and Kelly for boys. The top overall girl name was Mary for the 28th year in a row. The most popular boy name was John for the 28th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Sammie, Bette, and Lavonne for girls and Shelton, Murry, and Enrique for boys. 1917 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Oma, Ferne, and Cecil and the decline of boy names like Jess, Booker, and Olen.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Sammie +79%   Shelton +67%
  Bette +68%   Murry +65%
  Lavonne +59%   Enrique +57%
  Rosemarie +55%   Franklyn +56%
  Lavern +55%   Regis +53%
  Patsy +52%   Benito +50%
  Juana +50%   Rogers +50%
  Yvette +48%   Danny +49%
  Rosalee +48%   Garth +47%
  Gene +46%   Glendon +47%
  Doretha +46%   Kelly +47%
  Delores +45%   Maxie +45%
  Adrienne +45%   Wiley +44%
  Shirley +45%   Otha +44%
  Donnie +43%   Arden +43%
  Consuelo +42%   Verner +43%
  Margarett +41%   Eldred +43%
  Mafalda +41%   Tillman +42%
  Fairy +40%   Armond +41%
  Harriette +38%   Verl +41%
  Faith +38%   Sandy +41%
  Robert +38%   Stanford +41%
  Grayce +37%   Marcel +41%
  Madaline +37%   Edison +40%
  Joyce +36%   Lawson +40%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Mozell -32%   Berry -34%
  Myrl -31%   Frances -33%
  Juliana -31%   Dorsey -31%
  Ludie -30%   Benson -31%
  Eldora -30%   Bradley -30%
  Delta -28%   Orland -30%
  Hermina -28%   Arvid -28%
  Magdalen -28%   Raphael -27%
  Eleanora -27%   Jess -27%
  Hildegarde -27%   Helen -27%
  Nedra -25%   Lucius -26%
  Myrna -25%   Elden -26%
  Lyda -25%   Carleton -24%
  Noma -24%   Nels -24%
  Bridget -24%   Marcellus -23%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Nancy 98   Warren 93
  Sophie 100   Allen 100
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Rowena 429   Orlando 453
  Dortha 450   Jefferson 462
  Deloris 458   Wilber 464
  Suzanne 465   Denver 465
  Guadalupe 466   Elroy 479
  Patsy 472   Israel 480
  Retha 473   Justin 481
  Dorris 476   Hoyt 484
  Freida 477   Lenard 485
  Mazie 479   Rosario 487
  Cassie 482   Albin 490
  Magdalene 485   Cyrus 492
  James 486   Rene 494
  Consuelo 494   Theron 495
  Marianne 496   Nickolas 496
  Nelda 497   Al 497
  Jayne 499   Phil 500

Birth Estimates

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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).