100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1918

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 John 0 56,562
2 William 0 45,296
3 James 0 42,132
4 Robert 0 40,635
5 Charles +2 26,930
6 George 0 26,328
7 Joseph -2 26,263
8 Edward 0 19,490
9 Frank 0 17,019
10 Thomas 0 13,913
11 Walter 0 13,346
12 Richard +2 12,330
13 Harold -1 12,191
14 Paul -1 11,757
15 Raymond +1 11,607
16 Henry -1 11,349
17 Arthur 0 10,103
18 Donald +2 9,977
19 Albert -1 9,938
20 Harry -1 9,897
21 Jack +1 8,343
22 Ralph -1 8,163
23 Clarence +2 7,190
24 Louis -1 7,085
25 Carl -1 7,008
26 Howard 0 6,931
27 Kenneth 0 6,814
28 David 0 6,625
29 Willie +2 6,534
30 Francis 0 6,347
31 Earl +1 6,323
32 Roy +1 6,215
33 Fred -4 6,181
34 Joe +1 5,805
35 Eugene +4 5,634
36 Stanley -2 5,620
37 Ernest 0 5,529
38 Lawrence -2 5,369
39 Anthony -1 5,173
40 Herbert 0 5,128
41 Leonard 0 4,981
42 Alfred +1 4,875
43 Samuel -1 4,771
44 Elmer +1 4,375
45 Michael -1 4,297
46 Andrew +2 4,138
47 Bernard +2 4,098
48 Leo -1 4,036
49 Norman -3 3,868
50 Russell +2 3,832
51 Lloyd +2 3,740
52 Daniel +2 3,727
53 Peter -3 3,710
54 Chester +2 3,693
55 Edwin 0 3,489
56 Melvin +1 3,469
57 Leroy +3 3,423
58 Woodrow +15 3,356
59 Frederick -8 3,352
60 Clifford -1 3,302
61 Floyd +1 3,237
62 Lester -1 3,230
63 Victor +15 3,185
64 Theodore -1 3,144
65 Herman -7 3,042
66 Vernon +5 2,971
67 Clyde -3 2,917
68 Marvin 0 2,828
69 Ray +5 2,762
70 Charlie -3 2,748
71 Philip -5 2,733
72 Gerald -3 2,712
73 Vincent -8 2,623
74 Lewis -4 2,591
75 Sam -3 2,509
76 Milton -1 2,453
77 Leon +6 2,443
78 Benjamin -2 2,431
79 Jesse 0 2,430
80 Alvin +1 2,409
81 Martin -4 2,401
82 Cecil 0 2,329
83 Willard -3 2,313
84 Glenn +2 2,253
85 Gordon -1 2,234
86 Lee -1 2,159
87 Oscar 0 2,113
88 Harvey +2 2,112
89 Edgar -1 2,086
90 Warren +3 1,995
91 Arnold 0 1,911
92 Wayne +4 1,911
93 Everett +1 1,892
94 Sidney +1 1,878
95 Claude +3 1,877
96 Stephen -7 1,841
97 Wilbur -5 1,800
98 Allen +2 1,781
99 Virgil +4 1,708
100 Morris -1 1,680
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Mary 0 67,375
2 Helen 0 36,152
3 Dorothy 0 32,031
4 Margaret 0 27,136
5 Ruth 0 25,538
6 Mildred 0 17,252
7 Virginia +3 16,419
8 Frances +1 16,127
9 Elizabeth -1 15,855
10 Anna -3 15,668
11 Evelyn 0 13,496
12 Marie 0 12,584
13 Alice 0 11,593
14 Florence 0 11,317
15 Lillian 0 9,982
16 Irene +1 9,773
17 Rose -1 9,567
18 Louise +1 9,108
19 Doris +6 9,060
20 Catherine -2 8,841
21 Betty +13 8,802
22 Gladys +1 8,732
23 Edna -3 8,694
24 Josephine -3 8,683
25 Martha -3 8,340
26 Eleanor 0 8,176
27 Ruby 0 8,131
28 Ethel -4 8,076
29 Lucille 0 7,907
30 Edith -2 7,858
31 Grace -1 7,770
32 Thelma 0 7,741
33 Hazel -2 7,614
34 Marjorie +2 7,515
35 Pauline -2 7,223
36 Annie -1 6,734
37 Jean +3 6,599
38 Esther 0 6,575
39 Gertrude -2 6,265
40 Beatrice -1 5,907
41 Bernice +1 5,895
42 Lois +1 5,877
43 Clara -2 5,779
44 Ann 0 5,614
45 Marion 0 5,582
46 Emma 0 5,323
47 Agnes +1 5,290
48 Julia -1 5,265
49 Elsie +1 5,192
50 Katherine -1 5,191
51 Bertha 0 5,051
52 Sarah 0 4,972
53 Jane +2 4,730
54 Anne -1 4,566
55 Eva -1 4,563
56 Pearl +1 4,521
57 Ida -1 4,449
58 Rita +5 4,444
59 Viola 0 4,330
60 Barbara +7 4,224
61 Bessie 0 4,097
62 Myrtle -4 4,078
63 Kathryn -3 4,071
64 Laura 0 4,063
65 Nellie 0 4,048
66 June +7 4,034
67 Stella -5 3,925
68 Vera -2 3,922
69 Lorraine +47 3,873
70 Willie +2 3,868
71 Sylvia -2 3,675
72 Vivian +7 3,662
73 Alma -2 3,650
74 Mabel -6 3,635
75 Jessie -5 3,592
76 Marian -2 3,501
77 Geraldine +12 3,446
78 Charlotte -2 3,372
79 Leona +1 3,336
80 Phyllis +12 3,326
81 Genevieve -4 3,304
82 Wilma 0 3,297
83 Violet +1 3,292
84 Ella -1 3,289
85 Juanita +3 3,261
86 Marguerite -8 3,250
87 Maxine +6 3,216
88 Minnie -13 3,178
89 Lillie -3 3,111
90 Lucy -3 3,108
91 Jennie -10 3,032
92 Ellen -2 3,030
93 Lena -8 2,939
94 Opal +1 2,847
95 Mae +1 2,755
96 Blanche -5 2,739
97 Norma +11 2,655
98 Shirley +25 2,655
99 Kathleen +2 2,630
100 Mattie -6 2,611