100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1917

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 John 0 51,853
2 William 0 42,420
3 James 0 37,336
4 Robert 0 35,214
5 Joseph 0 24,762
6 George +1 24,198
7 Charles -1 24,153
8 Edward 0 17,503
9 Frank 0 15,774
10 Thomas 0 12,608
11 Walter 0 12,577
12 Harold +1 11,196
13 Paul -1 11,153
14 Richard +1 10,916
15 Henry -1 10,697
16 Raymond 0 9,959
17 Arthur +1 9,282
18 Albert -1 9,159
19 Harry 0 8,856
20 Donald 0 8,726
21 Ralph 0 7,394
22 Jack +4 6,877
23 Louis -1 6,772
24 Carl -1 6,699
25 Clarence -1 6,588
26 Howard -1 6,410
27 Kenneth 0 6,141
28 David 0 6,100
29 Fred 0 5,989
30 Francis +1 5,801
31 Willie -1 5,754
32 Earl 0 5,634
33 Roy 0 5,584
34 Stanley 0 5,189
35 Joe 0 5,142
36 Lawrence +2 5,096
37 Ernest -1 5,055
38 Anthony -1 5,027
39 Eugene 0 4,872
40 Herbert 0 4,742
41 Leonard +1 4,695
42 Samuel -1 4,492
43 Alfred 0 4,425
44 Michael 0 4,290
45 Elmer 0 3,811
46 Norman +2 3,789
47 Leo 0 3,779
48 Andrew -2 3,751
49 Bernard 0 3,711
50 Peter 0 3,466
51 Frederick +1 3,455
52 Russell -1 3,438
53 Lloyd +5 3,415
54 Daniel +1 3,357
55 Edwin -2 3,346
56 Chester -2 3,339
57 Melvin 0 3,158
58 Herman -2 2,974
59 Clifford +2 2,972
60 Leroy +3 2,950
61 Lester -2 2,854
62 Floyd -2 2,820
63 Theodore +2 2,808
64 Clyde -2 2,719
65 Vincent +2 2,634
66 Philip +4 2,545
67 Charlie +2 2,537
68 Marvin -2 2,517
69 Gerald +7 2,485
70 Lewis +1 2,477
71 Vernon +4 2,464
72 Sam +2 2,453
73 Woodrow -9 2,431
74 Ray -1 2,428
75 Milton -3 2,394
76 Benjamin +3 2,386
77 Martin +4 2,335
78 Victor 0 2,208
79 Jesse -2 2,201
80 Willard -12 2,186
81 Alvin +1 2,142
82 Cecil -2 2,101
83 Leon +2 2,101
84 Gordon +6 2,019
85 Lee -2 2,002
86 Glenn -2 1,997
87 Oscar -1 1,962
88 Edgar 0 1,921
89 Stephen -2 1,893
90 Harvey +2 1,807
91 Arnold -2 1,781
92 Wilbur +2 1,750
93 Warren +9 1,745
94 Everett -3 1,734
95 Sidney 0 1,726
96 Wayne +2 1,717
97 Alexander +2 1,664
98 Claude -5 1,625
99 Morris -3 1,623
100 Allen +1 1,593
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Mary 0 64,270
2 Helen 0 34,241
3 Dorothy 0 28,851
4 Margaret 0 25,561
5 Ruth 0 23,562
6 Mildred 0 16,258
7 Anna 0 15,161
8 Elizabeth 0 15,129
9 Frances 0 14,361
10 Virginia 0 14,264
11 Evelyn 0 12,532
12 Marie 0 11,814
13 Alice 0 10,987
14 Florence 0 10,538
15 Lillian +1 9,844
16 Rose -1 9,784
17 Irene 0 9,168
18 Catherine +2 8,689
19 Louise -1 8,580
20 Edna -1 8,420
21 Josephine 0 8,325
22 Martha +2 8,262
23 Gladys -1 8,075
24 Ethel +1 7,864
25 Doris +7 7,819
26 Eleanor +1 7,665
27 Ruby -4 7,661
28 Edith 0 7,534
29 Lucille +1 7,523
30 Grace -4 7,375
31 Hazel 0 7,285
32 Thelma -3 7,243
33 Pauline 0 6,894
34 Betty +10 6,639
35 Annie +1 6,403
36 Marjorie +1 6,401
37 Gertrude -2 6,299
38 Esther -4 6,280
39 Beatrice -1 5,839
40 Jean +5 5,691
41 Clara -2 5,624
42 Bernice 0 5,546
43 Lois 0 5,488
44 Ann -4 5,456
45 Marion +2 5,372
46 Emma -5 5,118
47 Julia -1 5,077
48 Agnes +2 5,068
49 Katherine +2 4,957
50 Elsie -2 4,938
51 Bertha -2 4,879
52 Sarah 0 4,764
53 Anne 0 4,606
54 Eva +1 4,286
55 Jane +7 4,259
56 Ida -2 4,245
57 Pearl 0 4,231
58 Myrtle 0 4,046
59 Viola 0 4,042
60 Kathryn 0 3,988
61 Bessie -5 3,927
62 Stella +1 3,872
63 Rita +4 3,870
64 Laura 0 3,808
65 Nellie -4 3,808
66 Vera 0 3,714
67 Barbara +7 3,536
68 Mabel -3 3,497
69 Sylvia -1 3,469
70 Jessie -1 3,465
71 Alma -1 3,406
72 Willie +1 3,381
73 June +13 3,368
74 Marian -2 3,268
75 Minnie -4 3,262
76 Charlotte +4 3,229
77 Genevieve -1 3,192
78 Marguerite 0 3,160
79 Vivian -2 3,118
80 Leona -5 3,115
81 Jennie -2 3,109
82 Wilma 0 3,071
83 Ella -2 3,055
84 Violet -1 3,026
85 Lena 0 3,004
86 Lillie +2 2,929
87 Lucy -3 2,929
88 Juanita +2 2,926
89 Geraldine +5 2,897
90 Ellen -3 2,854
91 Blanche -2 2,836
92 Phyllis +3 2,695
93 Maxine +3 2,647
94 Mattie -1 2,570
95 Opal -4 2,541
96 Mae -4 2,506
97 Theresa +1 2,491
98 Nancy +4 2,412
99 Velma 0 2,411
100 Sophie +1 2,382