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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
    Elizabeth 8   Edward 8
    Frances 9   Frank 9
    Anna 10   Thomas 10
    Evelyn 11   Walter 11
    Marie 12   Richard 12
    Alice 13   Harold 13
    Florence 14   Raymond 14
    Betty 15   Paul 15
    Irene 16   Henry 16
    Lillian 17   Donald 17
    Doris 18   Albert 18
    Rose 19   Arthur 19
    Louise 20   Harry 20
    Gladys 21   Jack 21
    Edna 22   Ralph 22
    Catherine 23   Willie 23
    Ruby 24   Howard 24
    Martha 25   Clarence 25
    Josephine 26   Kenneth 26
    Lucille 27   David 27
    Ethel 28   Louis 28
    Edith 29   Carl 29
    Eleanor 30   Fred 30
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1919

Baby Names in 1919

The year 1919 saw the rise of names like Marilyn, Jacqueline, and Mavis for girls and names like Billy, Junior, and Luis for boys. The top overall girl name was Mary for the 30th year in a row. The most popular boy name was John for the 30th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Marilyn, Christene, and Adelina for girls and Denver, Felton, and Ernesto for boys. 1919 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Iola, Leta, and Maybelle and the decline of boy names like Woodrow, Wilson, and Bruno.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Marilyn +65%   Denver +62%
  Christene +48%   Felton +57%
  Adelina +41%   Ernesto +52%
  Eloisa +40%   Guadalupe +48%
  Hazle +40%   Emmitt +47%
  Treva +39%   Alford +45%
  Novella +39%   Gregorio +45%
  Jacqueline +38%   Luis +43%
  Lue +36%   Ocie +43%
  Vernice +35%   Edd +42%
  Vergie +35%   Melton +41%
  Bulah +34%   Obie +41%
  Trinidad +34%   Santiago +39%
  Dimple +33%   Arturo +39%
  Freeda +30%   Lupe +37%
  Lupe +30%   Garth +36%
  Marilynn +30%   Bernie +35%
  Vena +30%   Rafael +35%
  Ossie +30%   King +35%
  Hulda +30%   Lenard +35%
  Martina +29%   Haywood +35%
  Esperanza +28%   Miguel +34%
  Vina +27%   Ruth +34%
  Earnestine +27%   Reid +34%
  Marcia +27%   Salvador +34%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Lilyan -38%   Pershing -65%
  Lilian -36%   Woodrow -46%
  Ethelyn -35%   Judson -40%
  Jettie -34%   Lambert -40%
  Marge -32%   Adelbert -38%
  Violette -32%   Wilson -38%
  Bernita -30%   Craig -36%
  Lucie -29%   Gaetano -35%
  Rosamond -29%   Bradley -35%
  Camilla -29%   Hobart -33%
  Myrl -28%   Gaston -33%
  Stacia -28%   Burt -32%
  Jonnie -28%   Lon -32%
  Audra -28%   Harland -31%
  Hildegarde -27%   Sylvan -31%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Nancy 100   Johnnie 96
  Eddie 99
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Darlene 435   Denver 422
  Syble 446   Lenard 440
  Corrine 452   Salvador 443
  Vernice 453   Edd 465
  Dorris 467   Guadalupe 470
  Rowena 471   Al 473
  Charlie 473   Linwood 474
  Elouise 476   Ora 477
  Adell 479   Albin 479
  Yetta 481   Davis 486
  Ruthie 482   Theron 489
  Margarita 486   Nolan 490
  Alpha 487   Anderson 491
  Lucinda 488   Fay 492
  Robert 496   Isiah 495
  Lulu 498   Ezra 496
  Roslyn 499   Harmon 497
  Kelly 498
  Lucius 499
  Shelby 500

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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).