100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1916

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 John 0 50,046
2 William 0 40,417
3 James 0 35,572
4 Robert 0 31,743
5 Joseph 0 23,890
6 Charles +1 23,612
7 George -1 23,382
8 Edward 0 17,010
9 Frank 0 15,288
10 Thomas 0 11,998
11 Walter 0 11,762
12 Paul +1 10,792
13 Harold -1 10,697
14 Henry 0 10,656
15 Richard 0 10,135
16 Raymond 0 9,565
17 Albert 0 9,044
18 Arthur 0 8,924
19 Harry 0 8,477
20 Donald 0 7,737
21 Ralph 0 7,087
22 Louis +1 6,815
23 Carl -1 6,785
24 Clarence 0 6,304
25 Howard 0 6,170
26 Jack +1 6,163
27 Kenneth +1 6,011
28 David +3 5,815
29 Fred -3 5,746
30 Willie 0 5,657
31 Francis -2 5,653
32 Earl +1 5,553
33 Roy -1 5,327
34 Stanley 0 5,132
35 Joe +3 4,913
36 Ernest -1 4,822
37 Anthony -1 4,750
38 Lawrence -1 4,743
39 Eugene +2 4,645
40 Herbert 0 4,467
41 Samuel -2 4,401
42 Leonard +2 4,327
43 Alfred -1 4,277
44 Michael -1 4,209
45 Elmer 0 3,936
46 Andrew 0 3,720
47 Leo 0 3,620
48 Norman +2 3,609
49 Bernard -1 3,475
50 Peter -1 3,369
51 Russell 0 3,330
52 Frederick 0 3,326
53 Edwin 0 3,301
54 Chester 0 3,211
55 Daniel 0 3,151
56 Herman 0 3,044
57 Melvin +3 2,982
58 Lloyd +4 2,928
59 Lester -2 2,907
60 Floyd -1 2,783
61 Clifford 0 2,767
62 Clyde +1 2,706
63 Leroy +3 2,699
64 Woodrow +19 2,668
65 Theodore -1 2,641
66 Marvin +6 2,528
67 Vincent -2 2,500
68 Willard -10 2,414
69 Charlie +6 2,413
70 Philip -1 2,409
71 Lewis -1 2,374
72 Milton +1 2,346
73 Ray -6 2,335
74 Sam -6 2,314
75 Vernon +5 2,287
76 Gerald +2 2,263
77 Jesse 0 2,230
78 Victor -4 2,215
79 Benjamin -8 2,185
80 Cecil -4 2,181
81 Martin -2 2,123
82 Alvin -1 2,093
83 Lee +1 2,017
84 Glenn +3 1,970
85 Leon -3 1,955
86 Oscar +2 1,917
87 Stephen -1 1,879
88 Edgar -3 1,874
89 Arnold +2 1,859
90 Gordon 0 1,792
91 Everett -2 1,764
92 Harvey +3 1,764
93 Claude +3 1,733
94 Wilbur -2 1,679
95 Sidney -1 1,659
96 Morris -3 1,619
97 Hugh +14 1,617
98 Wayne -1 1,587
99 Alexander +4 1,585
100 Maurice +1 1,585
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Mary 0 61,428
2 Helen 0 32,662
3 Dorothy 0 27,415
4 Margaret 0 24,954
5 Ruth 0 23,185
6 Mildred 0 15,636
7 Anna 0 15,225
8 Elizabeth 0 14,938
9 Frances 0 13,749
10 Virginia +2 12,488
11 Evelyn -1 11,889
12 Marie -1 11,683
13 Alice 0 10,718
14 Florence 0 10,412
15 Rose +1 9,604
16 Lillian -1 9,592
17 Irene 0 9,026
18 Louise 0 8,628
19 Edna +1 8,627
20 Catherine -1 8,469
21 Josephine +1 8,127
22 Gladys -1 8,020
23 Ruby +1 7,684
24 Martha +1 7,609
25 Ethel -2 7,600
26 Grace +1 7,460
27 Eleanor +1 7,405
28 Edith +3 7,304
29 Thelma +1 7,288
30 Lucille -1 7,240
31 Hazel -5 7,213
32 Doris +2 7,162
33 Pauline -1 6,655
34 Esther -1 6,419
35 Gertrude 0 6,242
36 Annie 0 6,104
37 Marjorie +2 5,864
38 Beatrice -1 5,585
39 Clara -1 5,541
40 Ann +3 5,343
41 Emma -1 5,217
42 Bernice 0 5,181
43 Lois +4 5,147
44 Betty +9 5,136
45 Jean +3 5,079
46 Julia -2 5,065
47 Marion +3 5,032
48 Elsie -7 5,027
49 Bertha -3 4,900
50 Agnes -5 4,852
51 Katherine -2 4,800
52 Sarah -1 4,795
53 Anne -1 4,568
54 Ida 0 4,362
55 Eva 0 4,335
56 Bessie +1 4,123
57 Pearl -1 4,074
58 Myrtle 0 3,960
59 Viola 0 3,947
60 Kathryn 0 3,931
61 Nellie +2 3,862
62 Jane +7 3,828
63 Stella +1 3,818
64 Laura -3 3,742
65 Mabel -3 3,680
66 Vera -1 3,621
67 Rita +4 3,477
68 Sylvia -1 3,416
69 Jessie -3 3,412
70 Alma 0 3,403
71 Minnie -3 3,275
72 Marian +14 3,198
73 Willie -1 3,115
74 Barbara +9 3,113
75 Leona -1 3,085
76 Genevieve +1 3,062
77 Vivian +1 3,050
78 Marguerite +7 3,034
79 Jennie -6 3,009
80 Charlotte +1 2,995
81 Ella -6 2,964
82 Wilma -2 2,962
83 Violet -1 2,920
84 Lucy -5 2,876
85 Lena -9 2,868
86 June +10 2,840
87 Ellen +1 2,838
88 Lillie -4 2,825
89 Blanche -2 2,712
90 Juanita +2 2,644
91 Opal -1 2,636
92 Mae -3 2,607
93 Mattie -2 2,557
94 Geraldine +14 2,548
95 Phyllis +5 2,426
96 Maxine +2 2,424
97 Beulah -2 2,399
98 Theresa -5 2,349
99 Velma -5 2,319
100 Emily -1 2,213