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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   Robert 2
    Helen 3   William 3
    Margaret 4   James 4
    Ruth 5   Charles 5
    Betty 6   George 6
    Virginia 7   Joseph 7
    Mildred 8   Edward 8
    Elizabeth 9   Richard 9
    Frances 10   Frank 10
    Doris 11   Thomas 11
    Anna 12   Donald 12
    Evelyn 13   Harold 13
    Marie 14   Paul 14
    Alice 15   Walter 15
    Marjorie 16   Raymond 16
    Irene 17   Henry 17
    Florence 18   Jack 18
    Lillian 19   Arthur 19
    Jean 20   Albert 20
    Martha 21   Kenneth 21
    Louise 22   Harry 22
    Rose 23   Ralph 23
    Catherine 24   David 24
    Gladys 25   Eugene 25
    Ruby 26   Howard 26
    Josephine 27   Louis 27
    Eleanor 28   Willie 28
    Edna 29   Clarence 29
    Annie 30   Carl 30
    Thelma 31   Roy 31
    Ethel 32   Earl 32
    Lucille 33   Fred 33
    Edith 34   Francis 34
    Lois 35   Joe 35
    Pauline 36   Lawrence 36
    Hazel 37   Ernest 37
    Grace 38   Leonard 38
    Shirley 39   Anthony 39
    Barbara 40   Stanley 40
    Bernice 41   Herbert 41
    Marion 42   Alfred 42
    Beatrice 43   Samuel 43
    Esther 44   Norman 44
    June 45   Warren 45
    Norma 46   Bernard 46
    Clara 47   Daniel 47
    Gertrude 48   Michael 48
    Ann 49   Russell 49
    Emma 50   Melvin 50
    Sarah 51   Leo 51
    Rita 52   Edwin 52
    Phyllis 53   Andrew 53
    Katherine 54   Elmer 54
    Jane 55   Leroy 55
    Lorraine 56   Marvin 56
    Geraldine 57   Peter 57
    Juanita 58   Gerald 58
    Elsie 59   Lloyd 59
    Julia 60   Frederick 60
    Gloria 61   Floyd 61
    Agnes 62   Theodore 62
    Bertha 63   Clifford 63
    Eva 64   Chester 64
    Ida 65   Ray 65
    Anne 66   Herman 66
    Marian 67   Clyde 67
    Laura 68   Vernon 68
    Patricia 69   Lester 69
    Willie 70   Philip 70
    Pearl 71   Vincent 71
    Viola 72   Charlie 72
    Kathryn 73   Alvin 73
    Vivian 74   Milton 74
    Myrtle 75   Lewis 75
    Charlotte 76   Gordon 76
    Wilma 77   Leon 77
    Nancy 78   Wayne 78
    Vera 79   Glenn 79
    Kathleen 80   Martin 80
    Maxine 81   Jesse 81
    Bessie 82   Benjamin 82
    Nellie 83   Lee 83
    Alma 84   Sam 84
    Lillie 85   Cecil 85
    Violet 86   Victor 86
    Jessie 87   Wallace 87
    Audrey 88   Harvey 88
    Stella 89   Dale 89
    Ella 90   Billy 90
    Minnie 91   Willard 91
    Wanda 92   Oscar 92
    Lucy 93   Edgar 93
    Sylvia 94   Arnold 94
    Ellen 95   Allen 95
    Eileen 96   Roger 96
    Jeanne 97   Claude 97
    Genevieve 98   Everett 98
    Mabel 99   Virgil 99
    Margie 100   Gilbert 100
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1922

Baby Names in 1922

The year 1922 saw the rise of names like Gloria, Marilyn, and Jacqueline for girls and names like Alan, Bobby, and Miles for boys. The top overall girl name was Mary for the 33rd year in a row. The most popular boy name was John for the 33rd year in a row. The fastest rising names were Marilyn, Marilynn, and Jacquelyn for girls and Daryl, Eduardo, and Ricardo for boys. 1922 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Sophia, Beth, and Mercedes and the decline of boy names like Warren, Jess, and Ellsworth.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Marilyn +144%   Daryl +197%
  Marilynn +126%   Eduardo +68%
  Jacquelyn +77%   Ricardo +57%
  Colleen +66%   Edsel +57%
  Gloria +65%   Giles +52%
  Diane +54%   Silvio +46%
  Sammie +51%   Jerald +45%
  Ardell +48%   Lucious +43%
  Lavon +45%   Ignacio +40%
  Kattie +42%   Isaiah +39%
  Elease +40%   Kent +38%
  Patty +39%   Clem +38%
  Laurel +39%   Fidel +38%
  Zula +38%   Bobbie +38%
  Roselyn +37%   Bobby +36%
  Joann +36%   Carmelo +35%
  Paul +35%   Bradley +34%
  Jacqueline +35%   Cletus +34%
  Luvenia +34%   Donal +33%
  Ofelia +32%   Hilbert +32%
  Lonnie +31%   Dexter +32%
  Charlie +31%   Arlo +31%
  Roma +30%   Reid +31%
  Dottie +29%   Maxwell +30%
  Bennie +28%   Rudy +29%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Libby -38%   Harding -61%
  Lennie -34%   Warren -43%
  Myrtis -33%   Johnson -39%
  Celeste -32%   Enrico -38%
  Gail -31%   Orvil -36%
  Theda -31%   Lon -36%
  Vita -31%   Ernie -35%
  Lyda -31%   Harmon -32%
  Nelle -30%   Hugo -31%
  Zoe -29%   Audrey -31%
  Lavada -29%   Jordan -30%
  Aida -28%   Quentin -30%
  Ray -28%   Bryce -29%
  Annetta -28%   Lupe -29%
  Dana -27%   Cloyd -29%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Gloria 61   Billy 90
  Wanda 92   Gilbert 100
  Jeanne 97
  Margie 100
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Marilynn 389   Daryl 427
  Edwina 445   Columbus 444
  Earnestine 450   Bobbie 449
  Faith 463   Chris 474
  Gene 469   Elias 482
  Lauretta 471   Israel 483
  Bennie 473   Miguel 484
  Vernice 476   Trinidad 486
  Joann 480   Christian 490
  Alfreda 488   Dalton 493
  Charles 489   Wilber 495
  Verla 494   Ora 496
  Vesta 497   Harland 499
  Fanny 498   Carlo 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).