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See Baby Name Trends of the 1920's for more info.
 

Girl Names

Boy Names

    Mary 1   John 1
    Dorothy 2   William 2
    Helen 3   Robert 3
    Margaret 4   James 4
    Ruth 5   Charles 5
    Mildred 6   George 6
    Virginia 7   Joseph 7
    Elizabeth 8   Edward 8
    Frances 9   Frank 9
    Anna 10   Richard 10
    Betty 11   Thomas 11
    Evelyn 12   Harold 12
    Marie 13   Walter 13
    Doris 14   Paul 14
    Alice 15   Raymond 15
    Florence 16   Donald 16
    Irene 17   Henry 17
    Lillian 18   Arthur 18
    Louise 19   Albert 19
    Rose 20   Jack 20
    Catherine 21   Harry 21
    Gladys 22   Ralph 22
    Martha 23   Kenneth 23
    Marjorie 24   Howard 24
    Eleanor 25   David 25
    Edna 26   Clarence 26
    Ruby 27   Carl 27
    Josephine 28   Louis 28
    Lucille 29   Willie 29
    Ethel 30   Eugene 30
    Thelma 31   Earl 31
    Edith 32   Roy 32
    Jean 33   Fred 33
    Hazel 34   Francis 34
    Annie 35   Joe 35
    Pauline 36   Lawrence 36
    Grace 37   Ernest 37
    Lois 38   Leonard 38
    Esther 39   Warren 39
    Bernice 40   Stanley 40
    Beatrice 41   Herbert 41
    Gertrude 42   Alfred 42
    Marion 43   Anthony 43
    Clara 44   Samuel 44
    Katherine 45   Elmer 45
    Emma 46   Bernard 46
    Barbara 47   Norman 47
    Jane 48   Leo 48
    Ann 49   Andrew 49
    Sarah 50   Michael 50
    Elsie 51   Russell 51
    Rita 52   Daniel 52
    June 53   Edwin 53
    Agnes 54   Melvin 54
    Julia 55   Chester 55
    Shirley 56   Leroy 56
    Bertha 57   Peter 57
    Eva 58   Lloyd 58
    Viola 59   Clifford 59
    Geraldine 60   Frederick 60
    Juanita 61   Floyd 61
    Pearl 62   Marvin 62
    Laura 63   Theodore 63
    Vivian 64   Gerald 64
    Anne 65   Vernon 65
    Ida 66   Herman 66
    Kathryn 67   Ray 67
    Myrtle 68   Lester 68
    Norma 69   Clyde 69
    Lorraine 70   Charlie 70
    Bessie 71   Philip 71
    Phyllis 72   Lewis 72
    Marian 73   Vincent 73
    Willie 74   Milton 74
    Vera 75   Leon 75
    Nellie 76   Alvin 76
    Violet 77   Cecil 77
    Wilma 78   Martin 78
    Charlotte 79   Jesse 79
    Alma 80   Glenn 80
    Maxine 81   Victor 81
    Stella 82   Lee 82
    Mabel 83   Benjamin 83
    Jessie 84   Sam 84
    Sylvia 85   Gordon 85
    Genevieve 86   Wayne 86
    Minnie 87   Harvey 87
    Ella 88   Willard 88
    Leona 89   Edgar 89
    Lillie 90   Oscar 90
    Kathleen 91   Arnold 91
    Ellen 92   Claude 92
    Marguerite 93   Wallace 93
    Lucy 94   Allen 94
    Nancy 95   Everett 95
    Mattie 96   Stephen 96
    Jennie 97   Gilbert 97
    Lena 98   Wilbur 98
    Mae 99   Johnnie 99
    Eileen 100   Homer 100
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1920

Baby Names in 1920

The year 1920 saw the rise of names like Betty, Shirley, and Elaine for girls and names like Warren, Billy, and Billie for boys. The top overall girl name was Mary for the 31st year in a row. The most popular boy name was John for the 31st year in a row. The fastest rising names were Gloria, Ethelyn, and Jonnie for girls and Harding, Warren, and Bryce for boys. 1920 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Theda, Kate, and Mayme and the decline of boy names like Woodrow, Wilson, and Quentin.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Gloria +86%   Harding New
  Ethelyn +70%   Warren +152%
  Jonnie +63%   Bryce +85%
  Myrl +58%   Bobby +81%
  Joann +55%   Roberto +66%
  Janis +54%   Kyle +63%
  Jeane +54%   Bobbie +63%
  Concepcion +53%   Bradley +62%
  Patty +53%   Raul +62%
  Neta +52%   Jennings +58%
  Rosina +51%   Jordan +56%
  Zoe +51%   Lucian +55%
  Delores +51%   Terry +51%
  Norine +51%   Gaetano +51%
  Lucie +50%   Warner +49%
  Shirley +50%   Arturo +48%
  Marge +49%   Howell +48%
  Luvenia +48%   Billie +47%
  Bettye +47%   Duane +46%
  Nelda +45%   Jonathan +45%
  Joanne +45%   Bryant +45%
  Elaine +44%   Rowland +44%
  Larue +44%   Pablo +43%
  Garnett +43%   Merton +43%
  Suzanne +43%   Carol +43%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Sibyl -37%   Woodrow -57%
  Abbie -33%   Quentin -40%
  Henry -31%   Wyatt -39%
  Yetta -31%   Ewell -32%
  Christene -29%   Wilson -32%
  Hulda -29%   Justin -31%
  Vergie -28%   Parker -30%
  Libby -27%   Elvis -30%
  Pearle -26%   Isidore -29%
  Charity -25%   Emmit -29%
  Grayce -25%   Gustav -28%
  Afton -24%   Edsel -28%
  Maybell -23%   Alphonso -28%
  Palma -23%   Mose -27%
  Frank -23%   Ford -27%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Kathleen 91   Wallace 93
  Eileen 100   Allen 94
  Gilbert 97
  Homer 100
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Madeleine 449   Harding 392
  Nelda 450   Chris 450
  Monica 462   Raul 455
  Jayne 465   Burl 460
  Rosalind 469   Royce 464
  Joanne 470   Bobby 468
  Alfreda 474   Morgan 478
  William 476   Evan 482
  Marianne 477   Warner 483
  Gene 480   Arlie 485
  Julie 482   Rupert 487
  Katheryn 483   Walker 490
  Judy 484   Junius 493
  Manuela 486   Merton 494
  Patsy 493   Waldo 495
  Veda 497   Mckinley 496
  Emilie 498   Roberto 497
  Clay 498
  Lemuel 499

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).