100 Most Popular Baby Names of 1926

Top Male Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Robert 0 61,124
2 John 0 56,108
3 James +1 53,206
4 William -1 51,922
5 Charles 0 29,518
6 George 0 25,890
7 Richard +1 25,139
8 Joseph -1 23,750
9 Donald +1 20,907
10 Edward -1 19,403
11 Thomas 0 16,601
12 Frank 0 14,485
13 Paul 0 13,656
14 Harold 0 13,300
15 Raymond 0 12,816
16 Jack +1 12,201
17 Walter -1 11,768
18 Kenneth +1 10,339
19 Henry -1 9,988
20 Arthur 0 9,466
21 Albert 0 9,135
22 David 0 9,042
23 Eugene +1 9,016
24 Ralph +1 8,448
25 Harry -2 8,210
26 Carl +2 6,940
27 Howard -1 6,840
28 Willie -1 6,814
29 Clarence +1 6,532
30 Louis -1 6,513
31 Fred +2 6,454
32 Earl -1 6,439
33 Joe +1 6,339
34 Roy -2 6,227
35 Francis 0 5,782
36 Lawrence 0 5,590
37 Ernest 0 5,448
38 Leonard 0 5,397
39 Norman +2 5,290
40 Billy +9 5,183
41 Gerald +4 5,119
42 Anthony -3 5,054
43 Stanley -3 4,958
44 Herbert -2 4,940
45 Alfred -2 4,727
46 Daniel -2 4,511
47 Melvin +3 4,197
48 Samuel -2 4,179
49 Bernard -1 4,171
50 Marvin +1 4,116
51 Leroy +1 3,808
52 Russell +1 3,796
53 Floyd +5 3,622
54 Leo 0 3,553
55 Edwin +2 3,492
56 Michael -1 3,488
57 Ray +7 3,408
58 Peter +2 3,356
59 Andrew -3 3,347
60 Lloyd +2 3,278
61 Elmer 0 3,231
62 Clifford -3 3,186
63 Theodore 0 3,130
64 Frederick +1 3,120
65 Calvin -18 3,013
66 Vernon +1 2,950
67 Clyde +1 2,873
68 Wayne +6 2,808
69 Herman 0 2,788
70 Philip +5 2,702
71 Warren -5 2,701
72 Alvin -2 2,697
73 Leon +3 2,644
74 Bill +10 2,643
75 Glenn +2 2,632
76 Gordon -4 2,631
77 Vincent -6 2,545
78 Chester -5 2,536
79 Lester +2 2,532
80 Martin +3 2,497
81 Charlie -2 2,445
82 Lewis -4 2,445
83 Milton -3 2,417
84 Dale +2 2,397
85 Lee -3 2,318
86 Cecil +1 2,300
87 Jesse -2 2,297
88 Ronald +15 2,288
89 Roger +1 2,260
90 Harvey -2 2,130
91 Gene +21 2,083
92 Sam -1 2,035
93 Allen +1 2,018
94 Victor -5 2,014
95 Wallace -3 2,008
96 Don +9 1,958
97 Jerry +10 1,931
98 Benjamin -5 1,896
99 Arnold -4 1,881
100 Willard -3 1,808
Top Female Names
Rank Name +/- Quantity Add
1 Mary 0 67,830
2 Dorothy 0 36,608
3 Betty 0 32,947
4 Helen 0 26,872
5 Margaret 0 23,061
6 Ruth 0 20,199
7 Doris +1 16,298
8 Virginia -1 16,158
9 Mildred 0 13,537
10 Frances +1 13,354
11 Elizabeth -1 12,839
12 Jean +2 12,166
13 Evelyn -1 11,778
14 Shirley +3 11,758
15 Anna -2 11,704
16 Barbara +6 11,072
17 Alice -2 10,954
18 Marie -2 10,630
19 Lois -1 9,821
20 Gloria 0 9,196
21 Irene -2 9,166
22 Marjorie -1 8,641
23 Patricia +5 8,596
24 Martha -1 8,556
25 Rose +1 8,508
26 Florence -2 8,179
27 Louise 0 7,976
28 Lillian -3 7,656
29 Norma +5 7,525
30 Catherine -1 7,472
31 Ruby -1 7,467
32 Eleanor -1 7,307
33 Phyllis +7 6,916
34 Annie -2 6,872
35 Gladys -2 6,629
36 Thelma -1 6,581
37 Josephine -1 6,401
38 Edna -1 6,389
39 Pauline -1 6,362
40 June -1 6,070
41 Ethel +2 5,864
42 Edith 0 5,782
43 Lucille -2 5,764
44 Joyce +15 5,704
45 Bernice +1 5,443
46 Grace -2 5,429
47 Marion 0 5,356
48 Hazel -3 5,299
49 Dolores +14 5,213
50 Rita -2 5,009
51 Joan +15 4,992
52 Juanita -3 4,984
53 Lorraine -2 4,887
54 Geraldine 0 4,811
55 Ann -3 4,780
56 Jane -3 4,639
57 Nancy +3 4,566
58 Beatrice -8 4,513
59 Audrey +19 4,482
60 Emma -3 4,477
61 Clara -6 4,462
62 Esther -6 4,451
63 Sarah -5 4,423
64 Theresa +16 4,410
65 Marilyn +18 4,374
66 Wanda +6 4,121
67 Wilma -5 4,055
68 Elaine +5 4,001
69 Elsie -5 3,909
70 Marian -3 3,859
71 Gertrude -1 3,851
72 Katherine -11 3,835
73 Willie -5 3,818
74 Beverly +31 3,770
75 Julia -10 3,689
76 Bertha -2 3,580
77 Agnes -8 3,528
78 Charlotte -1 3,513
79 Eva -8 3,492
80 Vivian -4 3,428
81 Laura -6 3,372
82 Ida 0 3,277
83 Kathleen -2 3,276
84 Vera +2 3,150
85 Maxine -6 3,149
86 Anne -1 3,111
87 Kathryn +1 3,094
88 Jeanne +1 3,059
89 Bessie -2 3,050
90 Donna +21 3,010
91 Alma +3 2,990
92 Eileen +4 2,929
93 Jessie +4 2,918
94 Rosemary +9 2,899
95 Violet -3 2,898
96 Pearl -6 2,897
97 Viola -13 2,879
98 Ella -5 2,848
99 Lillie -8 2,838
100 Ellen +1 2,767