100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1897

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 John 0 7,550
2 William 0 7,199
3 James 0 5,113
4 George 0 4,078
5 Charles 0 3,341
6 Joseph 0 2,827
7 Frank 0 2,726
8 Robert 0 2,701
9 Edward 0 2,121
10 Henry 0 1,994
11 Thomas +1 1,980
12 Walter +1 1,895
13 Harry -2 1,880
14 Arthur 0 1,647
15 Albert 0 1,377
16 Fred 0 1,301
17 Clarence 0 1,201
18 Willie 0 1,151
19 Roy 0 999
20 Paul 0 923
21 Harold +2 860
22 Raymond +2 837
23 Louis -1 831
24 Earl -3 829
25 Carl 0 828
26 Joe +1 798
27 Ernest +2 785
28 Samuel +3 759
29 David -1 730
30 Charlie +2 714
31 Richard -5 702
32 Ralph -2 697
33 Howard 0 634
34 Elmer +2 587
35 Herbert -1 565
36 Andrew +1 555
37 Oscar +4 543
38 Jesse -3 529
39 Daniel -1 520
40 Alfred +2 513
41 Lawrence +5 505
42 Jack -2 497
43 Francis -4 496
44 Will 0 491
45 Sam -2 478
46 Leo +1 462
47 Lee +1 453
48 Floyd +7 451
49 Eugene -4 447
50 Herman -1 412
51 Peter +2 397
52 Ray -2 396
53 Edwin +7 380
54 Benjamin -3 378
55 Lewis +1 378
56 Frederick +1 369
57 Michael -5 368
58 Clyde 0 359
59 Claude -5 345
60 Martin +1 312
61 Leonard -2 310
62 Lester +3 310
63 Tom -1 298
64 Russell 0 295
65 Ben +4 291
66 Leroy +6 291
67 Chester -4 290
68 Clifford -2 285
69 Edgar -1 278
70 Homer +9 278
71 Luther +3 271
72 Harvey -2 268
73 Eddie +3 263
74 Lloyd -7 258
75 Jim -4 252
76 Anthony -3 249
77 Stanley +1 240
78 Bernard +4 234
79 Jessie +10 234
80 Otto 0 234
81 Leon +5 229
82 Allen +9 226
83 Leslie +2 222
84 Cecil +13 216
85 Theodore -1 215
86 Hugh -11 213
87 Patrick +6 210
88 Jacob -5 204
89 Philip +3 200
90 Ed -9 198
91 Norman +13 197
92 Donald +2 195
93 Guy -16 195
94 Stephen +19 194
95 Archie -7 190
96 Victor 0 190
97 Alvin +5 186
98 Percy +19 183
99 Ira +2 180
100 Everett -10 179
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Mary 0 13,412
2 Anna 0 5,429
3 Helen 0 4,518
4 Margaret 0 4,145
5 Ruth 0 3,878
6 Elizabeth +1 3,442
7 Florence +1 3,369
8 Ethel -2 3,182
9 Marie 0 3,078
10 Emma 0 2,698
11 Lillian 0 2,683
12 Edna +1 2,567
13 Bertha +2 2,502
14 Grace +3 2,458
15 Clara -1 2,454
16 Alice -4 2,431
17 Bessie +1 2,407
18 Hazel +4 2,339
19 Rose +1 2,316
20 Annie -1 2,307
21 Minnie -5 2,284
22 Mabel -1 2,222
23 Gertrude 0 2,135
24 Ida 0 2,108
25 Pearl 0 2,076
26 Martha 0 1,990
27 Frances +1 1,975
28 Esther -1 1,911
29 Myrtle +1 1,833
30 Edith -1 1,823
31 Elsie 0 1,763
32 Gladys +1 1,737
33 Mildred +6 1,723
34 Sarah +1 1,713
35 Eva -3 1,709
36 Ella 0 1,708
37 Nellie -3 1,693
38 Irene +3 1,587
39 Laura -2 1,585
40 Agnes -2 1,579
41 Louise +1 1,562
42 Catherine -2 1,511
43 Dorothy +3 1,472
44 Lillie -1 1,401
45 Julia -1 1,380
46 Carrie -1 1,365
47 Josephine +3 1,267
48 Hattie -1 1,251
49 Cora +3 1,246
50 Lena -2 1,239
51 Alma 0 1,213
52 Jessie +5 1,191
53 Mattie -4 1,181
54 Mae +1 1,144
55 Blanche -1 1,092
56 Jennie -3 1,074
57 Ruby +9 1,025
58 Viola +4 1,017
59 Mamie -1 1,006
60 Marion +7 994
61 Lucy -2 984
62 Maude -6 984
63 Lula +1 971
64 Stella -4 966
65 Katherine -4 962
66 Ada -3 956
67 Fannie -2 956
68 Beatrice +2 942
69 Dora -1 862
70 Willie +6 818
71 Nora 0 812
72 Pauline +3 778
73 Vera +8 776
74 Rosa 0 770
75 Maggie -6 760
76 Sadie -4 757
77 Ellen -4 733
78 Marguerite 0 728
79 Effie +1 698
80 Evelyn +4 691
81 Beulah -4 688
82 Lucille +4 648
83 Lydia +8 642
84 Virginia +5 638
85 Susie -6 626
86 Daisy -3 624
87 Della -2 624
88 Emily +8 619
89 Leona +5 619
90 Nettie -3 614
91 May -9 595
92 Olive -2 583
93 Kathryn -5 570
94 Hilda +1 561
95 Eleanor +7 559
96 Nancy +2 553
97 Ann +8 545
98 Sallie +3 545
99 Lizzie +1 543
100 Theresa +8 533