Most Popular Baby Names of the 1910s

The 1910's saw many dramatic events take place in the United States including entrance in to World War I, but there were also many exciting changes happening across the country. Jack Johnson became the first black boxer to win the Heavyweight Championship, the Boy and the Girl Scouts of America were incorporated, the first Indianapolis 500 was held, the first crossword puzzle was published, Ford Motor Company introduced the continuous moving assembly line which could produce a complete car every two-and-a-half minutes, and the Coast Guard was established. Life was changing and so were the most popular baby names on 1910.

Trendy Names of the 1910s

Boy Names

RankNameIn the 1910sSince 1879
#1Woodrow18k38k
#2Hyman3k6k
#3Isidore1k3k
#4Sigmund1k3k
#5Casimer7672k
#6Pershing461599
#7Eino441814
#8Woodroe381784
#9Reino359706
#10Toivo321535

Girl Names

RankNameIn the 1910sSince 1879
#1Lucile12k35k
#2Yetta2k4k
#3Vlasta389873
#4Steffie243495
#5Aune206312
#6Borghild205361
#7Floreine177287
#8Vieno141200
#9Irja119156
#10Orel117136

Most Popular Names Of the Decade

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-John376k5,106k
#2-William303k4,088k
#3-James275k5,136k
#4Robert239k4,809k
#5Joseph179k2,593k
#6George177k1,461k
#7Charles174k2,379k
#8Edward126k1,286k
#9Frank116k909k
#10-Thomas92k2,298k
#11Walter89k619k
#12Harold80k549k
#13Henry80k669k
#14Paul78k1,385k
#15Richard75k2,561k
#16Raymond72k771k
#17Albert68k487k
#18Arthur67k526k
#19Harry66k421k
#20Donald57k1,410k
#21Ralph53k412k
#22Louis51k394k
#23Jack50k677k
#24Clarence49k302k
#25Carl48k502k
#26Willie48k448k
#27Howard47k345k
#28Fred44k343k
#29David44k3,601k
#30Kenneth43k1,271k
#31Francis41k285k
#32Roy40k404k
#33Earl40k288k
#34Joe38k450k
#35Ernest37k301k
#36Lawrence36k456k
#37Stanley36k298k
#38Anthony36k1,424k
#39Eugene35k378k
#40Samuel34k740k
#41Herbert34k228k
#42Alfred33k241k
#43Leonard32k291k
#44Michael31k4,338k
#45Elmer29k128k
#46Andrew28k1,276k
#47Leo27k192k
#48Bernard26k199k
#49Norman25k252k
#50Peter25k573k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Mary479k4,121k
#2-Helen248k1,018k
#3Dorothy207k1,107k
#4Margaret189k1,244k
#5-Ruth174k822k
#6Mildred124k451k
#7Anna119k884k
#8Elizabeth117k1,621k
#9Frances106k589k
#10Virginia94k648k
#11Marie92k536k
#12Evelyn91k552k
#13Alice86k556k
#14Florence81k335k
#15Lillian76k433k
#16Rose75k479k
#17Irene69k351k
#18Louise68k332k
#19Edna67k294k
#20Catherine66k657k
#21Gladys66k266k
#22Ethel64k279k
#23Josephine61k301k
#24Ruby60k344k
#25Martha60k548k
#26Grace58k483k
#27Hazel57k250k
#28Thelma57k225k
#29Lucille56k222k
#30Edith56k265k
#31Eleanor54k277k
#32Doris53k462k
#33Annie52k348k
#34Pauline50k226k
#35Gertrude50k177k
#36Esther49k253k
#37Betty45k999k
#38Beatrice45k190k
#39Marjorie44k272k
#40Clara44k274k
#41Emma42k634k
#42Bernice40k182k
#43Bertha40k208k
#44Ann40k468k
#45Jean39k458k
#46Elsie39k176k
#47Julia39k453k
#48Agnes39k158k
#49Lois38k332k
#50Sarah38k1,070k

Most Popular Names Of 1919

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-John54k5,106k
#2-William44k4,088k
#3-James42k5,136k
#4-Robert41k4,809k
#5-Charles25k2,379k
#6-George25k1,461k
#7-Joseph24k2,593k
#8-Edward19k1,286k
#9-Frank16k909k
#10-Thomas13k2,298k
#11-Walter13k619k
#12-Richard12k2,561k
#13-Harold12k549k
#14Raymond11k771k
#15Paul11k1,385k
#16-Henry11k669k
#17Donald10k1,410k
#18Albert10k487k
#19Arthur10k526k
#20-Harry9k421k
#21-Jack8k677k
#22-Ralph8k412k
#23Willie7k448k
#24Howard7k345k
#25Clarence7k302k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Mary66k4,121k
#2-Helen34k1,018k
#3-Dorothy32k1,107k
#4-Margaret26k1,244k
#5-Ruth25k822k
#6-Mildred17k451k
#7-Virginia16k648k
#8Elizabeth15k1,621k
#9Frances15k589k
#10-Anna14k884k
#11-Evelyn13k552k
#12-Marie12k536k
#13-Alice11k556k
#14-Florence10k335k
#15Betty10k999k
#16-Irene10k351k
#17Lillian10k433k
#18Doris9k462k
#19Rose9k479k
#20Louise9k332k
#21Gladys9k266k
#22Edna8k294k
#23Catherine8k657k
#24Ruby8k344k
#25-Martha8k548k

Most Popular Names Of 1918

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-John57k5,106k
#2-William45k4,088k
#3-James42k5,136k
#4-Robert41k4,809k
#5Charles27k2,379k
#6-George26k1,461k
#7Joseph26k2,593k
#8-Edward19k1,286k
#9-Frank17k909k
#10-Thomas14k2,298k
#11-Walter13k619k
#12Richard12k2,561k
#13Harold12k549k
#14Paul12k1,385k
#15Raymond12k771k
#16Henry11k669k
#17-Arthur10k526k
#18Donald10k1,410k
#19Albert10k487k
#20Harry10k421k
#21Jack8k677k
#22Ralph8k412k
#23Clarence7k302k
#24Louis7k394k
#25Carl7k502k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Mary67k4,121k
#2-Helen36k1,018k
#3-Dorothy32k1,107k
#4-Margaret27k1,244k
#5-Ruth26k822k
#6-Mildred17k451k
#7Virginia16k648k
#8Frances16k589k
#9Elizabeth16k1,621k
#10Anna16k884k
#11-Evelyn13k552k
#12-Marie13k536k
#13-Alice12k556k
#14-Florence11k335k
#15-Lillian10k433k
#16Irene10k351k
#17Rose10k479k
#18Louise9k332k
#19Doris9k462k
#20Catherine9k657k
#21Betty9k999k
#22Gladys9k266k
#23Edna9k294k
#24Josephine9k301k
#25Martha8k548k

Most Popular Names Of 1917

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-John52k5,106k
#2-William42k4,088k
#3-James37k5,136k
#4-Robert35k4,809k
#5-Joseph25k2,593k
#6George24k1,461k
#7Charles24k2,379k
#8-Edward18k1,286k
#9-Frank16k909k
#10-Thomas13k2,298k
#11-Walter13k619k
#12Harold11k549k
#13Paul11k1,385k
#14Richard11k2,561k
#15Henry11k669k
#16-Raymond10k771k
#17Arthur9k526k
#18Albert9k487k
#19-Harry9k421k
#20-Donald9k1,410k
#21-Ralph7k412k
#22Jack7k677k
#23Louis7k394k
#24Carl7k502k
#25Clarence7k302k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Mary64k4,121k
#2-Helen34k1,018k
#3-Dorothy29k1,107k
#4-Margaret26k1,244k
#5-Ruth24k822k
#6-Mildred16k451k
#7-Anna15k884k
#8-Elizabeth15k1,621k
#9-Frances14k589k
#10-Virginia14k648k
#11-Evelyn13k552k
#12-Marie12k536k
#13-Alice11k556k
#14-Florence11k335k
#15Lillian10k433k
#16Rose10k479k
#17-Irene9k351k
#18Catherine9k657k
#19Louise9k332k
#20Edna8k294k
#21-Josephine8k301k
#22Martha8k548k
#23Gladys8k266k
#24Ethel8k279k
#25Doris8k462k

Most Popular Names Of 1916

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-John50k5,106k
#2-William40k4,088k
#3-James36k5,136k
#4-Robert32k4,809k
#5-Joseph24k2,593k
#6Charles24k2,379k
#7George23k1,461k
#8-Edward17k1,286k
#9-Frank15k909k
#10-Thomas12k2,298k
#11-Walter12k619k
#12Paul11k1,385k
#13Harold11k549k
#14-Henry11k669k
#15-Richard10k2,561k
#16-Raymond10k771k
#17-Albert9k487k
#18-Arthur9k526k
#19-Harry8k421k
#20-Donald8k1,410k
#21-Ralph7k412k
#22Louis7k394k
#23Carl7k502k
#24-Clarence6k302k
#25-Howard6k345k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Mary61k4,121k
#2-Helen33k1,018k
#3-Dorothy27k1,107k
#4-Margaret25k1,244k
#5-Ruth23k822k
#6-Mildred16k451k
#7-Anna15k884k
#8-Elizabeth15k1,621k
#9-Frances14k589k
#10Virginia12k648k
#11Evelyn12k552k
#12Marie12k536k
#13-Alice11k556k
#14-Florence10k335k
#15Rose10k479k
#16Lillian10k433k
#17-Irene9k351k
#18-Louise9k332k
#19Edna9k294k
#20Catherine8k657k
#21Josephine8k301k
#22Gladys8k266k
#23Ruby8k344k
#24Martha8k548k
#25Ethel8k279k

Most Popular Names Of 1915

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-John48k5,106k
#2-William39k4,088k
#3-James34k5,136k
#4-Robert29k4,809k
#5-Joseph23k2,593k
#6-George22k1,461k
#7-Charles22k2,379k
#8-Edward16k1,286k
#9-Frank15k909k
#10Thomas11k2,298k
#11Walter11k619k
#12Harold10k549k
#13-Paul10k1,385k
#14Henry10k669k
#15Richard9k2,561k
#16-Raymond9k771k
#17Albert9k487k
#18-Arthur9k526k
#19-Harry8k421k
#20Donald7k1,410k
#21-Ralph7k412k
#22Carl7k502k
#23Louis7k394k
#24Clarence6k302k
#25Howard6k345k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Mary58k4,121k
#2-Helen31k1,018k
#3-Dorothy25k1,107k
#4-Margaret23k1,244k
#5-Ruth22k822k
#6Mildred15k451k
#7Anna15k884k
#8-Elizabeth14k1,621k
#9-Frances13k589k
#10Evelyn12k552k
#11Marie11k536k
#12Virginia11k648k
#13Alice11k556k
#14Florence10k335k
#15Lillian10k433k
#16Rose9k479k
#17Irene8k351k
#18Louise8k332k
#19Catherine8k657k
#20Edna8k294k
#21Gladys8k266k
#22Josephine8k301k
#23Ethel7k279k
#24-Ruby7k344k
#25Martha7k548k

Most Popular Names Of 1914

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-John38k5,106k
#2-William30k4,088k
#3-James26k5,136k
#4-Robert21k4,809k
#5-Joseph19k2,593k
#6-George18k1,461k
#7-Charles17k2,379k
#8-Edward12k1,286k
#9-Frank12k909k
#10Walter9k619k
#11Thomas9k2,298k
#12-Henry8k669k
#13Paul8k1,385k
#14Harold8k549k
#15Albert7k487k
#16Raymond7k771k
#17Richard7k2,561k
#18Arthur7k526k
#19Harry7k421k
#20-Louis5k394k
#21Ralph5k412k
#22Clarence5k302k
#23Donald5k1,410k
#24Carl5k502k
#25Willie5k448k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Mary45k4,121k
#2-Helen23k1,018k
#3-Dorothy19k1,107k
#4-Margaret18k1,244k
#5-Ruth16k822k
#6Anna12k884k
#7Mildred12k451k
#8-Elizabeth11k1,621k
#9-Frances10k589k
#10-Marie9k536k
#11Evelyn9k552k
#12Alice8k556k
#13-Florence8k335k
#14Virginia8k648k
#15Rose8k479k
#16-Lillian7k433k
#17-Louise7k332k
#18Catherine7k657k
#19Edna6k294k
#20Gladys6k266k
#21Ethel6k279k
#22Irene6k351k
#23Josephine6k301k
#24Ruby6k344k
#25-Grace6k483k

Most Popular Names Of 1913

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-John29k5,106k
#2-William24k4,088k
#3-James21k5,136k
#4-Robert16k4,809k
#5-Joseph14k2,593k
#6-George14k1,461k
#7-Charles13k2,379k
#8-Edward9k1,286k
#9-Frank9k909k
#10-Thomas7k2,298k
#11-Walter7k619k
#12-Henry6k669k
#13-Harold6k549k
#14-Paul6k1,385k
#15Harry5k421k
#16Albert5k487k
#17Arthur5k526k
#18-Raymond5k771k
#19-Richard5k2,561k
#20-Louis4k394k
#21-Clarence4k302k
#22Ralph4k412k
#23Carl4k502k
#24Willie4k448k
#25Donald4k1,410k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Mary37k4,121k
#2-Helen19k1,018k
#3-Dorothy15k1,107k
#4-Margaret14k1,244k
#5-Ruth13k822k
#6-Mildred10k451k
#7-Anna10k884k
#8-Elizabeth10k1,621k
#9-Frances8k589k
#10-Marie7k536k
#11-Alice7k556k
#12Evelyn7k552k
#13Florence6k335k
#14Rose6k479k
#15Virginia6k648k
#16Lillian6k433k
#17-Louise6k332k
#18Edna6k294k
#19-Gladys5k266k
#20Ethel5k279k
#21Irene5k351k
#22Catherine5k657k
#23-Ruby5k344k
#24Josephine5k301k
#25Grace5k483k

Most Popular Names Of 1912

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-John25k5,106k
#2-William20k4,088k
#3-James18k5,136k
#4Robert13k4,809k
#5Joseph12k2,593k
#6George12k1,461k
#7-Charles11k2,379k
#8Edward8k1,286k
#9Frank8k909k
#10-Thomas6k2,298k
#11Walter6k619k
#12Henry6k669k
#13Harold5k549k
#14Paul5k1,385k
#15Arthur5k526k
#16Harry5k421k
#17Albert5k487k
#18Raymond4k771k
#19Richard4k2,561k
#20Louis4k394k
#21Clarence4k302k
#22Willie4k448k
#23Ralph3k412k
#24Carl3k502k
#25Howard3k345k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Mary32k4,121k
#2-Helen16k1,018k
#3Dorothy13k1,107k
#4Margaret13k1,244k
#5-Ruth11k822k
#6Mildred9k451k
#7Anna9k884k
#8Elizabeth9k1,621k
#9Frances7k589k
#10Marie7k536k
#11-Alice6k556k
#12-Florence6k335k
#13Evelyn6k552k
#14Lillian6k433k
#15Rose5k479k
#16Edna5k294k
#17Louise5k332k
#18Ethel5k279k
#19Gladys5k266k
#20Virginia5k648k
#21Catherine5k657k
#22Irene5k351k
#23Ruby4k344k
#24Grace4k483k
#25-Hazel4k250k

Most Popular Names Of 1911

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-John13k5,106k
#2William11k4,088k
#3James10k5,136k
#4George7k1,461k
#5Robert7k4,809k
#6-Joseph6k2,593k
#7-Charles6k2,379k
#8-Frank4k909k
#9-Edward4k1,286k
#10Thomas3k2,298k
#11Henry3k669k
#12Walter3k619k
#13Harry3k421k
#14Willie2k448k
#15Albert2k487k
#16Harold2k549k
#17Paul2k1,385k
#18Arthur2k526k
#19-Raymond2k771k
#20Richard2k2,561k
#21Louis2k394k
#22-Fred2k343k
#23Clarence2k302k
#24Ralph2k412k
#25Jack2k677k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Mary24k4,121k
#2-Helen12k1,018k
#3-Margaret9k1,244k
#4-Dorothy9k1,107k
#5-Ruth8k822k
#6-Anna7k884k
#7-Elizabeth6k1,621k
#8-Mildred6k451k
#9-Marie5k536k
#10Frances5k589k
#11Alice5k556k
#12-Florence4k335k
#13Lillian4k433k
#14Rose4k479k
#15Ethel4k279k
#16Evelyn4k552k
#17Edna4k294k
#18Gladys4k266k
#19Louise4k332k
#20Catherine4k657k
#21-Irene4k351k
#22Ruby3k344k
#23-Grace3k483k
#24Annie3k348k
#25Hazel3k250k

Most Popular Names Of 1910

Boy Names

Rank-NameBoysSince 1879
#1-John11k5,106k
#2James9k5,136k
#3William9k4,088k
#4Robert6k4,809k
#5George5k1,461k
#6-Joseph5k2,593k
#7-Charles5k2,379k
#8-Frank4k909k
#9-Edward3k1,286k
#10Henry3k669k
#11Willie3k448k
#12Thomas3k2,298k
#13Walter3k619k
#14Albert2k487k
#15Paul2k1,385k
#16Harry2k421k
#17Arthur2k526k
#18Harold2k549k
#19Raymond2k771k
#20Clarence2k302k
#21-Richard2k2,561k
#22-Fred2k343k
#23Jack2k677k
#24-Louis2k394k
#25Joe2k450k

Girl Names

Rank-NameGirlsSince 1879
#1-Mary23k4,121k
#2-Helen10k1,018k
#3-Margaret8k1,244k
#4Dorothy7k1,107k
#5Ruth7k822k
#6-Anna6k884k
#7-Elizabeth6k1,621k
#8-Mildred6k451k
#9-Marie5k536k
#10-Alice5k556k
#11Frances4k589k
#12Florence4k335k
#13-Ethel4k279k
#14-Lillian4k433k
#15-Gladys4k266k
#16Rose4k479k
#17Evelyn4k552k
#18Edna4k294k
#19Annie4k348k
#20Louise3k332k
#21Irene3k351k
#22Catherine3k657k
#23Grace3k483k
#24-Hazel3k250k
#25Thelma3k225k
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The data is taken from births that occurred in the United States after 1879. From 1880 to 1936, all births may not be included in the original data set.