100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1885

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 John 0 8,756
2 William 0 8,044
3 James 0 5,175
4 George 0 4,674
5 Charles 0 4,599
6 Frank 0 3,067
7 Joseph 0 2,540
8 Henry +1 2,406
9 Robert +1 2,322
10 Thomas -2 2,266
11 Edward 0 2,220
12 Harry 0 2,198
13 Walter 0 1,808
14 Fred +1 1,562
15 Arthur -1 1,516
16 Albert 0 1,429
17 Clarence +1 906
18 Samuel -1 888
19 Louis 0 809
20 Grover 0 768
21 Ernest +4 718
22 David -1 712
23 Charlie +1 705
24 Roy +2 691
25 Joe -3 681
26 Richard -3 672
27 Will +1 625
28 Oscar +2 623
29 Willie +2 614
30 Andrew -1 599
31 Jesse -4 556
32 Daniel 0 535
33 Peter +1 516
34 Carl +2 494
35 Sam -2 492
36 Earl +4 481
37 Frederick +5 466
38 Benjamin 0 464
39 Alfred -2 446
40 Elmer -5 443
41 Howard +3 438
42 Lewis -3 437
43 Paul +2 428
44 Ralph -3 422
45 Herbert +1 388
46 Jim +9 370
47 Michael +4 370
48 Tom -1 361
49 Martin 0 357
50 Lee -7 348
51 Eugene +8 345
52 Claude +2 343
53 Jacob -3 343
54 Ed +6 328
55 Herman -7 326
56 Francis +1 320
57 Clyde -1 318
58 Raymond +4 307
59 Harvey -6 304
60 Edgar +4 303
61 Jack +7 295
62 Ben -10 292
63 Edwin -2 289
64 Lawrence +7 288
65 Charley -2 285
66 Bert +1 276
67 Chester -9 273
68 Guy +4 266
69 Otto -4 263
70 Floyd 0 259
71 Luther -2 259
72 Oliver +2 258
73 Hugh 0 257
74 Ray +3 237
75 Ira -9 235
76 Homer +3 228
77 Patrick +1 217
78 Alexander -2 205
79 Leonard +4 205
80 Isaac -5 204
81 Jessie +9 202
82 Harold +3 201
83 Leo +1 199
84 Theodore -3 199
85 Archie -3 196
86 August -6 193
87 Allen 0 184
88 Sidney +19 170
89 Philip +7 163
90 Leroy +9 162
91 Bernard +17 160
92 Alex +13 159
93 Stephen 0 158
94 Horace +4 155
95 Anthony -7 153
96 Warren -2 151
97 Julius -2 150
98 Cleveland -6 147
99 Leon +4 146
100 Victor +17 143
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Mary 0 9,128
2 Anna 0 3,994
3 Emma 0 2,728
4 Elizabeth 0 2,582
5 Margaret +1 2,204
6 Minnie -1 2,178
7 Clara +1 1,910
8 Bertha +1 1,860
9 Ida -2 1,854
10 Annie 0 1,703
11 Alice 0 1,681
12 Florence 0 1,667
13 Bessie +2 1,588
14 Grace -1 1,575
15 Ethel +3 1,495
16 Nellie +1 1,432
17 Martha -1 1,425
18 Sarah -4 1,424
19 Ella 0 1,395
20 Mabel 0 1,349
21 Laura 0 1,325
22 Carrie 0 1,283
23 Cora 0 1,253
24 Maude 0 1,222
25 Rose +5 1,164
26 Pearl -1 1,146
27 Lillian -1 1,143
28 Helen +5 1,134
29 Gertrude -1 1,086
30 Edna +6 1,077
31 Edith -4 1,071
32 Julia +5 1,062
33 Jennie -4 1,045
34 Myrtle 0 1,026
35 Mattie -4 1,014
36 Hattie -4 1,008
37 Lillie +3 979
38 Eva 0 971
39 Louise -4 956
40 Jessie +2 952
41 Lula -2 949
42 Marie +7 885
43 Ada +1 876
44 Lena -3 876
45 Catherine -2 846
46 Frances 0 844
47 Fannie +3 783
48 Josephine -3 783
49 Dora +2 776
50 Katherine +5 751
51 Maggie -3 716
52 Lucy -5 711
53 Blanche -1 710
54 Agnes -1 695
55 Elsie +8 685
56 Nora 0 670
57 Stella +3 649
58 Rosa 0 623
59 Effie +3 613
60 Daisy -6 607
61 May 0 607
62 Mamie -5 606
63 Mae +1 578
64 Ellen -5 555
65 Lizzie +1 537
66 Nettie +1 536
67 Nancy +1 527
68 Alma +2 515
69 Sadie +2 514
70 Ruth +4 507
71 Della -6 500
72 Susie +1 477
73 Sallie -4 457
74 Flora +3 445
75 Maud -3 429
76 Addie +9 406
77 Lydia +3 404
78 Caroline 0 399
79 Mollie 0 396
80 Lottie -4 393
81 Katie +2 388
82 Irene +13 376
83 Etta -8 372
84 Georgia +6 371
85 Lulu +4 360
86 Olive -2 349
87 Emily -6 346
88 Viola -6 345
89 Harriet +2 342
90 Amanda +2 339
91 Jane +7 330
92 Esther +7 320
93 Kathryn -5 320
94 Charlotte -8 317
95 Willie -2 312
96 Beulah +17 309
97 Kate -10 309
98 Ollie +6 305
99 Rebecca +3 302
100 Susan -6 302