100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1886

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 John 0 9,026
2 William 0 8,252
3 James 0 5,355
4 George 0 4,671
5 Charles 0 4,533
6 Frank 0 3,127
7 Joseph 0 2,594
8 Robert +1 2,444
9 Henry -1 2,404
10 Thomas 0 2,337
11 Edward 0 2,312
12 Harry 0 2,257
13 Walter 0 1,880
14 Arthur +1 1,656
15 Fred -1 1,599
16 Albert 0 1,488
17 Clarence 0 995
18 Samuel 0 870
19 Louis 0 846
20 Roy +4 767
21 Joe +4 759
22 Charlie +1 723
23 Richard +3 720
24 David -2 674
25 Ernest -4 668
26 Oscar +2 645
27 Will 0 642
28 Willie +1 641
29 Andrew +1 614
30 Jesse +1 614
31 Earl +5 570
32 Carl +2 556
33 Daniel -1 555
34 Sam +1 519
35 Elmer +5 485
36 Alfred +3 480
37 Howard +4 467
38 Paul +5 466
39 Benjamin -1 463
40 Frederick -3 461
41 Ralph +3 440
42 Peter -9 437
43 Lewis -1 431
44 Herman +11 417
45 Grover -25 407
46 Herbert -1 400
47 Lee +3 399
48 Claude +4 391
49 Jim -3 389
50 Tom -2 383
51 Eugene 0 362
52 Raymond +6 353
53 Michael -6 348
54 Jacob -1 346
55 Francis +1 344
56 Ben +6 335
57 Lawrence +7 331
58 Martin -9 329
59 Edwin +4 313
60 Harvey -1 310
61 Edgar -1 309
62 Clyde -5 307
63 Ed -9 303
64 Jack -3 299
65 Chester +2 287
66 Floyd +4 275
67 Ray +7 271
68 Otto +1 270
69 Theodore +15 258
70 Guy -2 255
71 Luther 0 253
72 Patrick +5 249
73 Leo +10 240
74 Leonard +5 236
75 Oliver -3 230
76 Bert -10 228
77 Hugh -4 227
78 Harold +4 224
79 Homer -3 224
80 Isaac 0 224
81 Charley -16 214
82 Allen +5 211
83 Alexander -5 206
84 August +2 203
85 Ira -10 198
86 Eddie +15 197
87 Philip +2 186
88 Marion +15 182
89 Jessie -8 181
90 Stephen +3 181
91 Bernard 0 180
92 Archie -7 175
93 Anthony +2 174
94 Julius +3 173
95 Clifford +9 172
96 Alex -4 161
97 Norman +19 161
98 Lester +4 160
99 Horace -5 156
100 Leroy -10 155
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Mary 0 9,891
2 Anna 0 4,283
3 Emma 0 2,764
4 Elizabeth 0 2,680
5 Minnie +1 2,372
6 Margaret -1 2,275
7 Ida +2 2,049
8 Bertha 0 2,001
9 Clara -2 1,916
10 Florence +2 1,860
11 Alice 0 1,811
12 Bessie +1 1,791
13 Annie -3 1,765
14 Grace 0 1,723
15 Ethel 0 1,699
16 Sarah +2 1,569
17 Nellie -1 1,492
18 Martha -1 1,491
19 Ella 0 1,464
20 Mabel 0 1,422
21 Carrie +1 1,396
22 Laura -1 1,372
23 Edna +7 1,314
24 Lillian +3 1,282
25 Helen +3 1,267
26 Rose -1 1,261
27 Gertrude +2 1,250
28 Cora -5 1,231
29 Pearl -3 1,204
30 Maude -6 1,189
31 Edith 0 1,184
32 Eva +6 1,155
33 Hattie +3 1,139
34 Jennie -1 1,100
35 Myrtle -1 1,094
36 Julia -4 1,061
37 Louise +2 1,061
38 Frances +8 1,059
39 Mattie -4 1,044
40 Lula +1 1,040
41 Jessie -1 1,003
42 Lillie -5 995
43 Lena +1 992
44 Marie -2 988
45 Catherine 0 916
46 Ada -3 915
47 Josephine +1 844
48 Fannie -1 837
49 Dora 0 827
50 Lucy +2 817
51 Blanche +2 787
52 Agnes +2 779
53 Maggie -2 756
54 Katherine -4 744
55 Mamie +7 712
56 Nora 0 708
57 Stella 0 702
58 Elsie -3 698
59 Rosa -1 673
60 Effie -1 672
61 Mae +2 641
62 Alma +6 603
63 Daisy -3 602
64 May -3 602
65 Nettie +1 591
66 Ruth +4 581
67 Della +4 565
68 Sadie +1 562
69 Susie +3 559
70 Ellen -6 551
71 Lizzie -6 512
72 Nancy -5 492
73 Sallie 0 490
74 Maud +1 478
75 Lottie +5 450
76 Flora -2 443
77 Viola +11 440
78 Irene +4 437
79 Etta +4 433
80 Katie +1 431
81 Hazel +24 429
82 Mollie -3 421
83 Addie -7 417
84 Olive +2 404
85 Esther +7 396
86 Georgia -2 395
87 Lydia -10 392
88 Willie +7 388
89 Kathryn +4 383
90 Lulu -5 376
91 Amanda -1 370
92 Caroline -14 370
93 Emily -6 369
94 Charlotte 0 368
95 Rebecca +4 356
96 Virginia +7 353
97 Nannie +7 347
98 Beulah -2 345
99 Harriet -10 341
100 Kate -3 335