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

Girl Names

Boy Names

    Mary 1   Robert 1
    Dorothy 2   John 2
    Helen 3   William 3
    Betty 4   James 4
    Margaret 5   Charles 5
    Ruth 6   George 6
    Virginia 7   Joseph 7
    Mildred 8   Richard 8
    Doris 9   Edward 9
    Frances 10   Donald 10
    Elizabeth 11   Thomas 11
    Evelyn 12   Frank 12
    Anna 13   Harold 13
    Marie 14   Paul 14
    Alice 15   Raymond 15
    Jean 16   Walter 16
    Marjorie 17   Jack 17
    Irene 18   Henry 18
    Shirley 19   Kenneth 19
    Florence 20   Arthur 20
    Martha 21   Albert 21
    Lois 22   Harry 22
    Lillian 23   Ralph 23
    Louise 24   David 24
    Rose 25   Eugene 25
    Ruby 26   Howard 26
    Catherine 27   Carl 27
    Barbara 28   Louis 28
    Eleanor 29   Clarence 29
    Gladys 30   Willie 30
 
The Baby Name Trends of 1924

Baby Names in 1924

The year 1924 saw the rise of names like Patricia, Donna, and Janice for girls and names like Calvin, Bobby, and Raul for boys. The top overall girl name was Mary for the 35th year in a row. The most popular boy name was Robert, which replaced the previous #1, John. The fastest rising names were Corinne, Colleen, and Francine for girls and Calvin, Jackie, and Virgle for boys. 1924 also saw the decline of previously popular girl names like Hester, Lorna, and Harriette and the decline of boy names like Warren, Wallace, and Wiley.
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Corinne +70%   Calvin +104%
  Colleen +69%   Jackie +81%
  Francine +61%   Virgle +74%
  Catalina +59%   Margaret +69%
  Lennie +56%   Shelton +58%
  Jackie +56%   Otho +58%
  Patsy +55%   Bobby +55%
  Joann +50%   Abel +52%
  Janice +49%   Brady +49%
  Theo +48%   Prince +47%
  Susanna +48%   Al +47%
  Eve +45%   Rollin +45%
  Patricia +45%   Ricardo +44%
  Andrea +43%   Adolfo +44%
  Gearldine +42%   Alberto +43%
  Therese +42%   Darrel +42%
  Harold +41%   Pierce +42%
  Pat +41%   Eldridge +41%
  Santos +41%   Raul +41%
  Zona +41%   Logan +41%
  Luisa +39%   Dwayne +41%
  Joanne +39%   Allison +39%
  Jo +39%   Nicolas +39%
  Vivien +38%   Benito +39%
  Marge +38%   Myles +39%
Girl Name % Change Boy Name % Change
  Eris -54%   Hardy -43%
  Marlene -36%   Dexter -39%
  Lida -35%   Elvis -35%
  Ardell -29%   Ford -34%
  Norene -27%   Franklyn -28%
  Lavinia -26%   Orrin -27%
  Garnett -26%   Warren -26%
  Abbie -26%   Hyman -25%
  Madalyn -24%   Haywood -25%
  Dorcas -24%   Sol -24%
  Malinda -23%   Rupert -23%
  Audra -23%   Regis -23%
  Meta -22%   Graham -23%
  Larue -22%   Emmet -23%
  Vernice -22%   Arlo -22%
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Joyce 83   Roland 98
  Joan 95   Gilbert 100
  Theresa 96
  Ellen 99
Girl Names Rank Boy Names Rank
  Jackie 415   Darrel 426
  Emogene 462   Jackie 429
  Alicia 469   Alberto 452
  Jerry 472   Buddy 461
  Earlene 478   Rafael 467
  Jenny 479   Davis 469
  Hortense 481   Houston 472
  Millicent 482   Evan 474
  Freddie 486   Emilio 480
  Carole 487   Sammy 487
  Elisabeth 490   Justin 488
  Gilda 491   Waldo 489
  Juana 492   Fletcher 494
  Manuela 493   Lincoln 495
  Lettie 495   Nickolas 497
  Vada 496   Aldo 498
  Ardis 497
  Bennie 498

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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).