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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
    Betty 5   Charles 5
    Ruth 6   George 6
    Virginia 7   Joseph 7
    Mildred 8   Edward 8
    Elizabeth 9   Richard 9
    Frances 10   Donald 10
    Doris 11   Frank 11
    Evelyn 12   Thomas 12
    Anna 13   Harold 13
    Marie 14   Paul 14
    Alice 15   Raymond 15
    Marjorie 16   Walter 16
    Irene 17   Jack 17
    Florence 18   Henry 18
    Jean 19   Arthur 19
    Lillian 20   Albert 20
    Martha 21   Kenneth 21
    Louise 22   Harry 22
    Rose 23   Ralph 23
    Catherine 24   David 24
    Ruby 25   Eugene 25
    Shirley 26   Howard 26
    Lois 27   Louis 27
    Eleanor 28   Carl 28
    Gladys 29   Clarence 29
    Josephine 30   Willie 30
    Thelma 31   Earl 31
    Edna 32   Roy 32
    Barbara 33   Fred 33
    Annie 34   Francis 34
    Lucille 35   Joe 35
    Edith 36   Lawrence 36
    Pauline 37   Leonard 37
    Ethel 38   Ernest 38
    Grace 39   Anthony 39
    Hazel 40   Herbert 40
    Norma 41   Stanley 41
    June 42   Alfred 42
    Bernice 43   Warren 43
    Marion 44   Norman 44
    Phyllis 45   Samuel 45
    Beatrice 46   Bernard 46
    Esther 47   Daniel 47
    Gloria 48   Melvin 48
    Clara 49   Leo 49
    Rita 50   Michael 50
    Juanita 51   Marvin 51
    Ann 52   Russell 52
    Emma 53   Andrew 53
    Sarah 54   Gerald 54
    Jane 55   Leroy 55
    Patricia 56   Edwin 56
    Lorraine 57   Elmer 57
    Geraldine 58   Peter 58
    Gertrude 59   Lloyd 59
    Katherine 60   Frederick 60
    Elsie 61   Ray 61
    Julia 62   Theodore 62
    Agnes 63   Chester 63
    Bertha 64   Floyd 64
    Marian 65   Clifford 65
    Eva 66   Herman 66
    Willie 67   Vernon 67
    Ida 68   Clyde 68
    Vivian 69   Wallace 69
    Kathleen 70   Philip 70
    Anne 71   Lester 71
    Kathryn 72   Vincent 72
    Laura 73   Alvin 73
    Wilma 74   Lewis 74
    Nancy 75   Wayne 75
    Maxine 76   Gordon 76
    Charlotte 77   Leon 77
    Pearl 78   Billy 78
    Viola 79   Charlie 79
    Wanda 80   Martin 80
    Bessie 81   Milton 81
    Vera 82   Calvin 82
    Dolores 83   Jesse 83
    Myrtle 84   Glenn 84
    Audrey 85   Lee 85
    Violet 86   Benjamin 86
    Elaine 87   Cecil 87
    Nellie 88   Victor 88
    Alma 89   Sam 89
    Jeanne 90   Dale 90
    Lillie 91   Harvey 91
    Lucy 92   Willard 92
    Jessie 93   Arnold 93
    Ella 94   Edgar 94
    Eileen 95   Roger 95
    Stella 96   Oscar 96
    Genevieve 97   Allen 97
    Sylvia 98   Bill 98
    Minnie 99   Everett 99
    Leona 100   Maurice 100
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1923

Baby Names in 1923

The year 1923 saw the rise of names like Joyce, Marilyn, and Jacqueline for girls and names like Wallace, Calvin, and Billie for boys. The top overall girl name was Mary for the 34th year in a row. The most popular boy name was John for the 34th year in a row. The fastest rising names were Eris, Laurel, and Leatrice for girls and Calvin, Jennings, and Ernie for boys. 1923 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Carmella, Bertie, and Iola and the decline of boy names like Woodrow, Clay, and Israel.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Eris New   Calvin +88%
  Laurel +127%   Jennings +67%
  Leatrice +103%   Ernie +56%
  Marlene +93%   Jordan +56%
  Doreen +70%   Guillermo +54%
  Colleen +66%   Garth +52%
  Deborah +65%   Allie +45%
  Bettye +61%   Evert +43%
  Shirlee +48%   Lupe +43%
  Georgette +47%   Dorothy +39%
  Lida +47%   Elliot +39%
  Lorna +45%   Urban +38%
  Jacquelyn +43%   Jackie +38%
  Adrienne +41%   Donovan +37%
  Therese +41%   Lon +36%
  Maureen +39%   Craig +35%
  Esperanza +38%   Kay +35%
  Carmel +38%   Roberto +34%
  Vita +38%   Pablo +34%
  Joanne +38%   Ford +32%
  Velda +37%   Werner +32%
  Jacqueline +37%   Gilberto +31%
  Dale +37%   Durwood +30%
  Nita +37%   Denzil +29%
  Amalia +36%   Gale +28%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Trinidad -60%   Trinidad -65%
  Emmie -34%   Daryl -52%
  Corene -31%   Otho -39%
  Yetta -31%   Orland -34%
  Ines -30%   Mose -34%
  Ivy -28%   Ora -34%
  Elenora -27%   Felton -33%
  Theo -26%   Artis -33%
  Bridget -26%   Harding -33%
  Verla -25%   Prince -32%
  Rhea -25%   Brooks -31%
  Marge -24%   Jerald -30%
  Roxie -24%   Finis -30%
  Lennie -24%   Clay -29%
  Roma -24%   Damon -29%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Dolores 83   Calvin 82
  Elaine 87   Bill 98
  Leona 100   Maurice 100
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Colleen 379   Pablo 450
  Lavonne 439   Rudy 471
  Rosemarie 446   Ezra 473
  Jacquelyn 447   Arlie 480
  Leatrice 451   Tomas 487
  Eris 456   Lucien 489
  Georgette 461   Augustine 490
  Maryjane 462   Micheal 492
  William 463   Phil 494
  Filomena 480   Morgan 497
  Therese 485   Hugo 498
  Laurel 486   Anderson 500
  Lucinda 487
  Magdalene 490
  Delphine 491
  Joanna 493

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).