100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1888

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 John 0 9,248
2 William 0 8,704
3 James 0 5,562
4 George 0 4,912
5 Charles 0 4,591
6 Frank 0 3,459
7 Joseph 0 2,993
8 Robert +3 2,815
9 Harry +3 2,759
10 Henry -2 2,596
11 Edward -1 2,470
12 Thomas -3 2,449
13 Walter 0 2,040
14 Arthur 0 1,710
15 Fred 0 1,665
16 Albert 0 1,568
17 Clarence 0 1,023
18 Samuel 0 931
19 Louis 0 884
20 Roy 0 856
21 David +1 801
22 Charlie +2 796
23 Joe -2 789
24 Willie +3 786
25 Benjamin +9 781
26 Richard -1 772
27 Ernest -4 766
28 Will +2 707
29 Carl -1 675
30 Earl +2 675
31 Oscar -2 647
32 Jesse -6 637
33 Andrew 0 615
34 Sam +5 607
35 Daniel -4 566
36 Ralph +2 547
37 Alfred -2 536
38 Paul +2 529
39 Elmer -3 527
40 Howard +2 513
41 Peter +2 498
42 Frederick -5 496
43 Herbert -2 485
44 Grover +15 474
45 Raymond +2 469
46 Michael +2 466
47 Ben +11 463
48 Lee -4 430
49 Tom +3 416
50 Lewis -1 412
51 Herman -6 403
52 Harrison +78 400
53 Eugene 0 398
54 Martin -3 378
55 Claude -9 374
56 Jim -6 362
57 Francis -3 353
58 Jacob -2 353
59 Leo +15 353
60 Clyde -5 344
61 Lawrence -1 343
62 Harvey +3 334
63 Ray +3 331
64 Jack +4 330
65 Edgar -1 321
66 Otto +1 312
67 Floyd +6 302
68 Ed -6 301
69 Edwin -12 298
70 Harold -9 298
71 Guy 0 297
72 Chester +6 288
73 Bert -1 282
74 Luther -11 275
75 Allen +6 260
76 Homer -6 256
77 Charley -2 254
78 Jessie +8 254
79 Hugh -10 253
80 Theodore +2 249
81 Patrick -5 245
82 Alexander +5 238
83 Leonard -4 225
84 Ira -7 222
85 Isaac -1 221
86 August -3 213
87 Bernard +10 207
88 Oliver -8 206
89 Julius +4 197
90 Leon +9 196
91 Philip +4 196
92 Clifford -1 194
93 Anthony +5 193
94 Eddie +12 193
95 Leroy -7 192
96 Archie -11 191
97 Lester -8 189
98 Stephen -6 187
99 Leslie -9 175
100 Lloyd +8 175
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Mary 0 11,754
2 Anna 0 4,982
3 Elizabeth 0 3,224
4 Emma 0 3,087
5 Margaret 0 2,904
6 Minnie 0 2,654
7 Bertha 0 2,450
8 Florence +1 2,444
9 Ethel +2 2,374
10 Bessie +3 2,279
11 Clara -3 2,230
12 Ida -2 2,229
13 Alice +1 2,202
14 Annie -2 2,188
15 Grace 0 2,090
16 Helen +5 1,847
17 Mabel +1 1,830
18 Ella -2 1,774
19 Martha -2 1,769
20 Sarah 0 1,755
21 Nellie -2 1,736
22 Edna +2 1,687
23 Lillian +3 1,656
24 Carrie -1 1,647
25 Laura -3 1,624
26 Pearl -1 1,591
27 Rose +3 1,590
28 Gertrude 0 1,468
29 Edith 0 1,453
30 Frances +4 1,453
31 Cora -4 1,433
32 Maude -1 1,396
33 Louise +2 1,334
34 Eva -1 1,329
35 Myrtle +1 1,310
36 Hattie -4 1,298
37 Jennie +1 1,298
38 Julia +1 1,292
39 Mattie +1 1,268
40 Marie +3 1,258
41 Lillie -4 1,249
42 Catherine +2 1,212
43 Jessie -2 1,200
44 Lula +3 1,173
45 Lena -3 1,162
46 Ada -1 1,116
47 Elsie +2 1,112
48 Agnes -2 1,046
49 Josephine +1 1,001
50 Fannie +2 991
51 Lucy 0 964
52 Blanche +2 943
53 Mamie +4 917
54 Dora -6 898
55 Hazel +17 898
56 Katherine -3 893
57 Maggie -2 882
58 Alma +5 853
59 Ruth +3 850
60 Mae -2 836
61 Nora -5 832
62 Rosa -2 832
63 May -2 782
64 Stella -5 775
65 Effie -1 744
66 Irene +7 722
67 Nettie -2 692
68 Ellen -2 691
69 Sadie +1 691
70 Sallie -1 633
71 Della +3 621
72 Susie +3 621
73 Daisy -6 612
74 Viola +6 596
75 Lizzie -7 593
76 Nancy -5 582
77 Esther +2 572
78 Flora +4 541
79 Willie +9 522
80 Katie -3 516
81 Lottie 0 511
82 Etta -4 500
83 Mildred +6 499
84 Georgia +8 477
85 Lydia -9 472
86 Maud -3 469
87 Olive -2 465
88 Charlotte +3 464
89 Caroline -5 458
90 Emily +8 457
91 Addie -5 455
92 Jane +15 446
93 Kathryn -6 446
94 Ruby +11 446
95 Beulah -5 426
96 Ollie +1 411
97 Amanda -1 404
98 Pauline +6 393
99 Harriet -5 389
100 Virginia +1 385