100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1899

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 John 0 6,990
2 William 0 6,086
3 James 0 4,598
4 George 0 4,018
5 Charles 0 3,147
6 Joseph 0 2,679
7 Robert 0 2,609
8 Frank 0 2,550
9 Edward 0 1,901
10 Henry +1 1,831
11 Thomas -1 1,811
12 Walter +1 1,749
13 Harry -1 1,732
14 Arthur 0 1,357
15 Albert +1 1,210
16 Fred -1 1,182
17 Clarence 0 1,139
18 Willie 0 1,088
19 Harold +3 914
20 Roy 0 912
21 Paul 0 885
22 Raymond +1 869
23 Earl +2 821
24 Joe +5 780
25 Carl -1 774
26 Louis +1 771
27 Ernest +1 744
28 Richard -2 744
29 Ralph +2 742
30 Samuel +2 704
31 Charlie +2 678
32 David -2 647
33 Herbert +1 590
34 Howard +1 589
35 Jack +2 582
36 Andrew +2 578
37 Elmer +3 514
38 Francis +5 501
39 Dewey -20 499
40 Lawrence +4 497
41 Alfred -5 496
42 Daniel +3 485
43 Leo -4 482
44 Sam -2 469
45 Eugene +4 449
46 Oscar -5 447
47 Jesse 0 423
48 Will 0 414
49 Herman +1 413
50 Lee -4 388
51 Michael +1 375
52 Floyd -1 356
53 Peter +1 354
54 Lewis +8 352
55 Frederick +5 350
56 Russell +5 338
57 Benjamin -2 335
58 Clyde 0 330
59 Edwin -2 329
60 Leonard -7 322
61 Ray -5 315
62 Clifford +5 297
63 Claude -4 293
64 Anthony +1 291
65 Lester +5 290
66 Chester 0 288
67 Tom -3 288
68 Lloyd +11 287
69 Leroy -1 269
70 Jessie +8 261
71 Jim +6 261
72 Martin -9 260
73 Ben -4 259
74 Donald +14 258
75 Eddie +6 258
76 Stanley -5 258
77 Cecil +10 256
78 Theodore -3 252
79 Harvey -5 251
80 Edgar -8 249
81 Luther -5 248
82 Homer +3 239
83 Norman +13 223
84 Philip +2 223
85 Bernard -12 222
86 Patrick +7 221
87 Kenneth +13 215
88 Hugh -4 209
89 Milton +2 207
90 Guy +4 200
91 Allen +11 191
92 Jacob -10 189
93 Leon -10 188
94 Otis +13 185
95 Everett 0 181
96 Leslie -6 181
97 Alexander +9 178
98 Stephen +1 178
99 Archie -7 177
100 Victor -3 175
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Mary 0 13,172
2 Anna 0 5,115
3 Helen 0 5,048
4 Margaret 0 4,249
5 Ruth 0 3,912
6 Florence 0 3,314
7 Elizabeth 0 3,287
8 Marie +1 3,156
9 Ethel -1 2,999
10 Lillian 0 2,703
11 Edna +1 2,534
12 Alice -1 2,523
13 Emma 0 2,445
14 Clara 0 2,441
15 Grace 0 2,353
16 Bertha +1 2,294
17 Mildred +11 2,291
18 Annie 0 2,289
19 Bessie -3 2,280
20 Gladys +7 2,228
21 Rose -1 2,197
22 Mabel +1 2,127
23 Gertrude +1 2,111
24 Frances -2 2,058
25 Minnie -4 2,036
26 Hazel -7 2,033
27 Pearl -1 1,999
28 Martha -3 1,907
29 Esther +2 1,823
30 Myrtle 0 1,821
31 Ida -2 1,804
32 Edith 0 1,793
33 Elsie 0 1,706
34 Irene 0 1,703
35 Dorothy +8 1,687
36 Catherine +5 1,628
37 Agnes +3 1,610
38 Sarah -1 1,587
39 Eva -4 1,582
40 Louise +2 1,536
41 Nellie -5 1,510
42 Ella -3 1,502
43 Laura -5 1,472
44 Josephine +2 1,388
45 Lillie -1 1,350
46 Carrie +1 1,346
47 Julia -2 1,297
48 Mattie +2 1,171
49 Lena 0 1,159
50 Viola +3 1,156
51 Alma +1 1,146
52 Ruby +6 1,103
53 Hattie -5 1,087
54 Jessie +1 1,082
55 Blanche -1 1,063
56 Beatrice +4 1,061
57 Jennie 0 1,061
58 Cora -7 1,056
59 Mae -3 1,035
60 Lucy -1 1,018
61 Ada +5 984
62 Stella +3 975
63 Marion -2 973
64 Mamie -1 966
65 Katherine +4 942
66 Maude +1 908
67 Lula -3 894
68 Fannie -6 886
69 Vera +4 864
70 Maggie +2 814
71 Lucille +9 812
72 Pauline -2 811
73 Willie -2 806
74 Evelyn +2 802
75 Virginia +3 776
76 Beulah +6 770
77 Rosa -2 765
78 Thelma +21 736
79 Dora -11 717
80 Nora -6 709
81 Ellen 0 708
82 Sadie -5 705
83 Marguerite -4 693
84 Leona +6 665
85 Daisy -1 660
86 Susie -1 622
87 Hilda +10 621
88 Kathryn +1 621
89 Nettie -2 611
90 Effie -7 597
91 Della 0 595
92 Ann +9 586
93 Lottie +9 584
94 Eleanor +1 575
95 May -9 571
96 Emily -2 569
97 Lydia -9 566
98 Olive -5 565
99 Georgia -7 553
100 Sallie 0 544