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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   Charles 5
    Mildred 6   George 6
    Virginia 7   Joseph 7
    Frances 8   Edward 8
    Elizabeth 9   Frank 9
    Anna 10   Thomas 10
    Evelyn 11   Walter 11
    Marie 12   Richard 12
    Alice 13   Harold 13
    Florence 14   Paul 14
    Lillian 15   Raymond 15
    Irene 16   Henry 16
    Rose 17   Arthur 17
    Louise 18   Donald 18
    Doris 19   Albert 19
    Catherine 20   Harry 20
    Betty 21   Jack 21
    Gladys 22   Ralph 22
    Edna 23   Clarence 23
    Josephine 24   Louis 24
    Martha 25   Carl 25
    Eleanor 26   Howard 26
    Ruby 27   Kenneth 27
    Ethel 28   David 28
    Lucille 29   Willie 29
    Edith 30   Francis 30
    Grace 31   Earl 31
    Thelma 32   Roy 32
    Hazel 33   Fred 33
    Marjorie 34   Joe 34
    Pauline 35   Eugene 35
    Annie 36   Stanley 36
    Jean 37   Ernest 37
    Esther 38   Lawrence 38
    Gertrude 39   Anthony 39
    Beatrice 40   Herbert 40
    Bernice 41   Leonard 41
    Lois 42   Alfred 42
    Clara 43   Samuel 43
    Ann 44   Elmer 44
    Marion 45   Michael 45
    Emma 46   Andrew 46
    Agnes 47   Bernard 47
    Julia 48   Leo 48
    Elsie 49   Norman 49
    Katherine 50   Russell 50
    Bertha 51   Lloyd 51
    Sarah 52   Daniel 52
    Jane 53   Peter 53
    Anne 54   Chester 54
    Eva 55   Edwin 55
    Pearl 56   Melvin 56
    Ida 57   Leroy 57
    Rita 58   Woodrow 58
    Viola 59   Frederick 59
    Barbara 60   Clifford 60
    Bessie 61   Floyd 61
    Myrtle 62   Lester 62
    Kathryn 63   Victor 63
    Laura 64   Theodore 64
    Nellie 65   Herman 65
    June 66   Vernon 66
    Stella 67   Clyde 67
    Vera 68   Marvin 68
    Lorraine 69   Ray 69
    Willie 70   Charlie 70
    Sylvia 71   Philip 71
    Vivian 72   Gerald 72
    Alma 73   Vincent 73
    Mabel 74   Lewis 74
    Jessie 75   Sam 75
    Marian 76   Milton 76
    Geraldine 77   Leon 77
    Charlotte 78   Benjamin 78
    Leona 79   Jesse 79
    Phyllis 80   Alvin 80
    Genevieve 81   Martin 81
    Wilma 82   Cecil 82
    Violet 83   Willard 83
    Ella 84   Glenn 84
    Juanita 85   Gordon 85
    Marguerite 86   Lee 86
    Maxine 87   Oscar 87
    Minnie 88   Harvey 88
    Lillie 89   Edgar 89
    Lucy 90   Warren 90
    Jennie 91   Arnold 91
    Ellen 92   Wayne 92
    Lena 93   Everett 93
    Opal 94   Sidney 94
    Mae 95   Claude 95
    Blanche 96   Stephen 96
    Norma 97   Wilbur 97
    Shirley 98   Allen 98
    Kathleen 99   Virgil 99
    Mattie 100   Morris 100
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1918

Baby Names in 1918

The year 1918 saw the rise of names like Lorraine, Shirley, and Jeanne for girls and names like Woodrow, Victor, and Douglas for boys. The top overall girl name was Mary for the 29th year in a row. The most popular boy name was John for the 29th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Sibyl, Syble, and Lorraine for girls and Quinton, Quentin, and Pershing for boys. 1918 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Tillie, Johanna, and Mona and the decline of boy names like Meyer, Lyman, and Denver.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Sibyl +153%   Quinton New
  Syble +152%   Quentin +567%
  Lorraine +98%   Pershing +457%
  Bernita +82%   Bradley +65%
  Marcelle +60%   Gaston +63%
  Sybil +60%   Bernice +59%
  Betsy +59%   Armando +56%
  Vernell +58%   Kermit +55%
  Rozella +53%   Sammie +54%
  Jeanne +52%   Connie +51%
  Bette +50%   Craig +51%
  Jonnie +50%   Rodger +50%
  Joanne +50%   Ruby +50%
  Marilyn +48%   Wilson +50%
  Jackie +48%   Bryan +48%
  Waneta +48%   Lauren +47%
  Shirley +48%   Bryant +46%
  Nita +47%   Johnson +46%
  Camilla +47%   Douglas +46%
  Ellie +46%   Winford +46%
  Manuela +45%   Junior +46%
  Norene +44%   Lawerence +45%
  Magnolia +43%   Elza +44%
  Lea +43%   Nels +44%
  Hellen +42%   Victor +44%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Gretchen -28%   Regis -37%
  Frank -28%   Obie -33%
  Adrienne -27%   Glendon -29%
  Gwen -26%   Lyman -29%
  Myrtie -26%   Carey -28%
  Treva -26%   Oral -27%
  Elenora -25%   Murry -26%
  Delphia -23%   Leopold -25%
  Altha -23%   Allison -25%
  Elvie -23%   Hayward -25%
  Rowena -22%   Ford -25%
  Mona -22%   Archibald -25%
  Vina -21%   Garth -24%
  Renee -21%   Arne -24%
  Pattie -21%   Lindsey -23%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Lorraine 69   Virgil 99
  Norma 97
  Shirley 98
  Kathleen 99
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Sibyl 380   Quentin 243
  Marilyn 422   Pershing 334
  Lupe 457   Armando 427
  Diana 462   Hal 453
  Una 468   Gale 475
  Jo 479   Harland 477
  Margret 480   Hobert 481
  Lona 482   Mose 484
  Alva 484   Granville 492
  Camille 485   Quinton 494
  Johnie 486   Clay 495
  Jaunita 489   Jules 496
  Alda 491   Luis 499
  Claudine 492
  Lucia 493
  Aurelia 494
  Elena 495
  Ilene 497
  Edwina 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).