100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1896

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 John 0 8,139
2 William 0 7,747
3 James 0 5,207
4 George 0 4,286
5 Charles 0 3,640
6 Joseph +1 3,051
7 Frank -1 2,845
8 Robert 0 2,719
9 Edward +1 2,296
10 Henry -1 2,183
11 Harry +1 2,091
12 Thomas -1 2,088
13 Walter 0 2,017
14 Arthur 0 1,821
15 Albert +1 1,434
16 Fred -1 1,393
17 Clarence 0 1,254
18 Willie 0 1,092
19 Roy 0 1,027
20 Paul 0 964
21 Earl +1 892
22 Louis -1 871
23 Harold +6 862
24 Raymond +2 859
25 Carl -2 852
26 Richard +5 833
27 Joe +1 767
28 David +4 765
29 Ernest -5 764
30 Ralph 0 746
31 Samuel -6 734
32 Charlie -5 714
33 Howard 0 677
34 Herbert +2 635
35 Jesse 0 586
36 Elmer -2 576
37 Andrew 0 566
38 Daniel +2 561
39 Francis +6 551
40 Jack +6 539
41 Oscar -2 539
42 Alfred -4 527
43 Sam 0 518
44 Will 0 508
45 Eugene +5 507
46 Lawrence -5 499
47 Leo -5 497
48 Lee -1 455
49 Herman 0 427
50 Ray +6 426
51 Benjamin -3 416
52 Michael 0 402
53 Peter 0 402
54 Claude +1 398
55 Floyd -4 396
56 Lewis +2 386
57 Frederick -3 381
58 Clyde +1 372
59 Leonard +2 352
60 Edwin 0 351
61 Martin +4 343
62 Tom 0 339
63 Chester -6 329
64 Russell +2 327
65 Lester +3 318
66 Clifford +6 311
67 Lloyd +8 308
68 Edgar -4 306
69 Ben -6 299
70 Harvey 0 292
71 Jim 0 281
72 Leroy +6 278
73 Anthony +13 276
74 Luther -1 265
75 Hugh +5 263
76 Eddie +9 262
77 Guy -1 262
78 Stanley +5 259
79 Homer -12 258
80 Otto -11 250
81 Ed +3 246
82 Bernard -5 241
83 Jacob -9 241
84 Theodore +9 241
85 Leslie -4 237
86 Leon +1 235
87 Alexander +10 232
88 Archie +1 230
89 Jessie -10 229
90 Everett +4 224
91 Allen +7 219
92 Philip 0 218
93 Patrick -11 214
94 Donald +2 211
95 Horace -5 204
96 Victor +3 201
97 Cecil +3 200
98 Milton +4 194
99 Oliver -11 194
100 Isaac +7 191
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Mary 0 13,811
2 Anna 0 5,860
3 Helen 0 4,392
4 Margaret 0 4,051
5 Ruth +1 3,905
6 Ethel +2 3,502
7 Elizabeth -2 3,471
8 Florence -1 3,323
9 Marie 0 3,087
10 Emma 0 2,872
11 Lillian +5 2,702
12 Alice +5 2,652
13 Edna +1 2,604
14 Clara -2 2,582
15 Bertha -4 2,565
16 Minnie -3 2,530
17 Grace +1 2,485
18 Bessie -3 2,435
19 Annie 0 2,358
20 Rose +1 2,341
21 Mabel -1 2,283
22 Hazel 0 2,226
23 Gertrude +1 2,221
24 Ida -1 2,159
25 Pearl +1 2,101
26 Martha -1 2,022
27 Esther +4 1,964
28 Frances +1 1,964
29 Edith -2 1,932
30 Myrtle -2 1,928
31 Elsie +1 1,878
32 Eva +2 1,779
33 Gladys +8 1,757
34 Nellie -4 1,696
35 Sarah -2 1,691
36 Ella -1 1,683
37 Laura -1 1,665
38 Agnes +2 1,654
39 Mildred 0 1,620
40 Catherine -2 1,594
41 Irene +2 1,593
42 Louise -5 1,531
43 Lillie +1 1,483
44 Julia +1 1,407
45 Carrie -3 1,388
46 Dorothy +11 1,366
47 Hattie -1 1,320
48 Lena +2 1,318
49 Mattie +2 1,288
50 Josephine -3 1,256
51 Alma +4 1,243
52 Cora -3 1,204
53 Jennie 0 1,178
54 Blanche 0 1,150
55 Mae -3 1,148
56 Maude 0 1,104
57 Jessie -9 1,103
58 Mamie +1 1,081
59 Lucy +2 1,074
60 Stella 0 1,054
61 Katherine +4 1,047
62 Viola +1 1,047
63 Ada -5 1,041
64 Lula 0 1,012
65 Fannie -3 1,001
66 Ruby 0 994
67 Marion +2 987
68 Dora 0 874
69 Maggie -2 871
70 Beatrice +3 870
71 Nora -1 844
72 Sadie 0 827
73 Ellen +2 811
74 Rosa -3 808
75 Pauline +1 756
76 Willie +2 755
77 Beulah -3 750
78 Marguerite +3 725
79 Susie +4 718
80 Effie -1 716
81 Vera -4 675
82 May -2 671
83 Daisy +1 661
84 Evelyn +3 646
85 Della +1 642
86 Lucille +15 637
87 Nettie -5 628
88 Kathryn +2 625
89 Virginia -1 621
90 Olive +1 583
91 Lydia -6 580
92 Lottie +3 574
93 Georgia +1 562
94 Leona +8 556
95 Hilda +9 549
96 Emily -7 527
97 Flora -1 527
98 Nancy -5 527
99 Katie +1 516
100 Lizzie -1 508