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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
 
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

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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).