100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1920

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 John 0 56,911
2 William 0 50,164
3 Robert +1 48,686
4 James -1 47,925
5 Charles 0 28,308
6 George 0 26,884
7 Joseph 0 25,592
8 Edward 0 20,095
9 Frank 0 16,432
10 Richard +2 15,006
11 Thomas -1 14,937
12 Harold +1 13,681
13 Walter -2 13,299
14 Paul +1 12,569
15 Raymond -1 12,193
16 Donald +1 11,940
17 Henry -1 11,306
18 Arthur +1 10,237
19 Albert -1 10,000
20 Jack +1 9,597
21 Harry -1 9,407
22 Ralph 0 8,558
23 Kenneth +3 7,845
24 Howard 0 7,466
25 David +2 7,446
26 Clarence -1 7,224
27 Carl +2 7,006
28 Louis 0 6,969
29 Willie -6 6,887
30 Eugene +3 6,864
31 Earl 0 6,537
32 Roy 0 6,352
33 Fred -3 6,305
34 Francis 0 6,244
35 Joe 0 6,068
36 Lawrence +2 5,729
37 Ernest -1 5,565
38 Leonard +1 5,512
39 Warren +44 5,490
40 Stanley -3 5,310
41 Herbert -1 5,253
42 Alfred 0 5,007
43 Anthony -2 4,947
44 Samuel -1 4,651
45 Elmer -1 4,207
46 Bernard -1 4,163
47 Norman +1 4,110
48 Leo +1 4,055
49 Andrew -2 4,024
50 Michael -4 3,996
51 Russell -1 3,902
52 Daniel -1 3,900
53 Edwin -1 3,732
54 Melvin +2 3,722
55 Chester -2 3,697
56 Leroy -2 3,552
57 Peter 0 3,499
58 Lloyd 0 3,454
59 Clifford +1 3,287
60 Frederick +4 3,275
61 Floyd -2 3,256
62 Marvin +1 3,247
63 Theodore -8 3,223
64 Gerald +6 3,158
65 Vernon 0 3,144
66 Herman -5 3,110
67 Ray +2 3,089
68 Lester -6 3,075
69 Clyde -2 3,071
70 Charlie -4 2,787
71 Philip +1 2,698
72 Lewis +2 2,690
73 Vincent -2 2,663
74 Milton -1 2,590
75 Leon +5 2,556
76 Alvin -1 2,522
77 Cecil +1 2,460
78 Martin +3 2,442
79 Jesse -2 2,421
80 Glenn +4 2,373
81 Victor -13 2,347
82 Lee 0 2,320
83 Benjamin -4 2,310
84 Sam -8 2,282
85 Gordon +1 2,277
86 Wayne +4 2,176
87 Harvey -2 2,169
88 Willard -1 2,089
89 Edgar 0 2,029
90 Oscar -2 2,008
91 Arnold +3 1,910
92 Claude 0 1,892
93 Wallace +14 1,875
94 Allen +7 1,867
95 Everett -2 1,829
96 Stephen +1 1,770
97 Gilbert +5 1,765
98 Wilbur 0 1,740
99 Johnnie -3 1,727
100 Homer +4 1,723
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Mary 0 70,974
2 Dorothy +1 36,646
3 Helen -1 35,093
4 Margaret 0 27,998
5 Ruth 0 26,105
6 Mildred 0 18,064
7 Virginia 0 17,312
8 Elizabeth 0 15,910
9 Frances 0 15,881
10 Anna 0 14,576
11 Betty +4 14,016
12 Evelyn -1 13,836
13 Marie -1 12,742
14 Doris +4 11,891
15 Alice -2 11,598
16 Florence -2 10,730
17 Irene -1 10,073
18 Lillian -1 10,054
19 Louise +1 9,180
20 Rose -1 9,011
21 Catherine +2 8,883
22 Gladys -1 8,819
23 Martha +2 8,709
24 Marjorie +9 8,659
25 Eleanor +5 8,498
26 Edna -4 8,333
27 Ruby -3 8,333
28 Josephine -2 8,093
29 Lucille -2 7,984
30 Ethel -2 7,866
31 Thelma 0 7,813
32 Edith -3 7,771
33 Jean +4 7,713
34 Hazel -2 7,305
35 Annie 0 7,265
36 Pauline 0 7,181
37 Grace -3 7,173
38 Lois +2 6,564
39 Esther -1 6,072
40 Bernice +2 5,927
41 Beatrice 0 5,800
42 Gertrude -3 5,794
43 Marion +1 5,745
44 Clara -1 5,470
45 Katherine +6 5,276
46 Emma -1 5,238
47 Barbara +13 5,106
48 Jane +5 5,050
49 Ann 0 5,037
50 Sarah -4 5,030
51 Elsie -4 4,991
52 Rita +2 4,974
53 June +11 4,912
54 Agnes -4 4,907
55 Julia -7 4,886
56 Shirley +33 4,715
57 Bertha -5 4,601
58 Eva -3 4,499
59 Viola -1 4,292
60 Geraldine +8 4,265
61 Juanita +12 4,239
62 Pearl -6 4,202
63 Laura +8 4,170
64 Vivian +8 4,127
65 Anne -2 4,110
66 Ida -9 4,092
67 Kathryn -1 4,086
68 Myrtle -1 3,956
69 Norma +14 3,950
70 Lorraine -8 3,928
71 Bessie -12 3,903
72 Phyllis +12 3,852
73 Marian +8 3,845
74 Willie -13 3,815
75 Vera -10 3,785
76 Nellie -7 3,761
77 Violet -3 3,692
78 Wilma +8 3,672
79 Charlotte 0 3,622
80 Alma -4 3,584
81 Maxine +4 3,504
82 Stella -12 3,493
83 Mabel -5 3,365
84 Jessie -9 3,328
85 Sylvia -8 3,318
86 Genevieve +2 3,257
87 Minnie -7 3,245
88 Ella -1 3,234
89 Leona +1 3,165
90 Lillie -8 3,161
91 Kathleen +10 3,155
92 Ellen 0 3,077
93 Marguerite +3 3,052
94 Lucy -3 3,017
95 Nancy +5 2,981
96 Mattie -1 2,903
97 Jennie -4 2,807
98 Lena -4 2,783
99 Mae 0 2,731
100 Eileen +3 2,717