Most Popular Baby Names in 1892

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby names were for the year 1892. These names are taken directly from the Social Security card applications for births that occurred in the United States.

The table below shows the top 250 most popular baby names in 1892, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name.

You can also use the links below to research more about the most popular baby names.

Top 1000 most popular boy names: 1-250 | 251-500 | 501-750 | 751-1000

Top 1000 most popular girl names: 1-250 | 251-500 | 501-750 | 751-1000

Boys Girls
Rank Name Count Name Count
1 John 9,039 Mary 13,172
2 William 7,782 Anna 5,542
3 James 5,398 Elizabeth 3,461
4 George 4,760 Margaret 3,435
5 Charles 4,319 Ruth 3,290
6 Frank 3,150 Florence 3,154
7 Joseph 3,064 Emma 3,128
8 Robert 2,710 Ethel 3,035
9 Harry 2,460 Helen 2,936
10 Henry 2,452 Clara 2,661
11 Edward 2,416 Bertha 2,617
12 Thomas 2,413 Minnie 2,609
13 Walter 2,229 Bessie 2,541
14 Arthur 1,768 Alice 2,373
15 Fred 1,628 Annie 2,348
16 Albert 1,500 Grace 2,299
17 Clarence 1,276 Ida 2,259
18 Roy 1,048 Edna 2,218
19 Willie 948 Mabel 2,170
20 Samuel 902 Lillian 2,154
21 Earl 888 Marie 2,066
22 Louis 865 Rose 2,023
23 Joe 819 Gertrude 1,924
24 David 813 Martha 1,915
25 Carl 808 Hazel 1,897
26 Ernest 805 Pearl 1,831
27 Richard 802 Ella 1,808
28 Charlie 761 Sarah 1,798
29 Paul 747 Laura 1,744
30 Ralph 725 Nellie 1,738
31 Raymond 681 Frances 1,670
32 Andrew 637 Myrtle 1,666
33 Oscar 634 Edith 1,625
34 Will 607 Eva 1,611
35 Jesse 602 Carrie 1,588
36 Elmer 592 Lillie 1,503
37 Harold 583 Elsie 1,489
38 Sam 551 Louise 1,446
39 Howard 548 Cora 1,419
40 Alfred 542 Hattie 1,363
41 Daniel 533 Julia 1,360
42 Benjamin 525 Catherine 1,333
43 Herbert 513 Agnes 1,328
44 Lawrence 468 Mattie 1,303
45 Peter 465 Maude 1,270
46 Lee 460 Jessie 1,246
47 Grover 454 Lena 1,234
48 Frederick 453 Jennie 1,212
49 Leo 444 Josephine 1,210
50 Francis 429 Ada 1,134
51 Herman 421 Irene 1,107
52 Floyd 420 Mae 1,101
53 Eugene 414 Lula 1,098
54 Jack 401 Blanche 1,094
55 Lewis 399 Lucy 1,057
56 Clyde 390 Alma 1,056
57 Ray 385 Fannie 1,031
58 Tom 381 Mamie 978
59 Michael 380 Stella 972
60 Ben 361 Katherine 961
61 Martin 359 Dora 960
62 Claude 353 Mildred 959
63 Edwin 338 Nora 899
64 Jim 334 Maggie 883
65 Guy 315 Gladys 867
66 Ed 306 Viola 833
67 Edgar 303 Esther 824
68 Homer 301 Rosa 796
69 Harvey 298 Ellen 760
70 Luther 295 May 753
71 Leonard 294 Sadie 724
72 Chester 285 Effie 721
73 Jacob 283 Nettie 705
74 Otto 275 Ruby 695
75 Russell 269 Susie 669
76 Lloyd 268 Della 666
77 Hugh 265 Beulah 638
78 Anthony 255 Willie 631
79 Jessie 251 Dorothy 626
80 Clifford 240 Lizzie 597
81 Lester 240 Nancy 591
82 Philip 239 Flora 585
83 Theodore 239 Olive 583
84 Oliver 238 Sallie 582
85 Bernard 237 Daisy 564
86 Patrick 234 Katie 563
87 Leroy 233 Georgia 552
88 Ira 231 Kathryn 549
89 Allen 224 Lottie 547
90 Eddie 218 Beatrice 541
91 Archie 214 Marguerite 535
92 Charley 210 Pauline 526
93 Leslie 207 Lydia 522
94 Isaac 203 Emily 518
95 Alexander 202 Marion 497
96 Bert 200 Addie 493
97 Victor 200 Etta 492
98 Norman 191 Charlotte 486
99 Julius 190 Vera 486
100 Horace 187 Caroline 476
101 Leon 187 Virginia 475
102 August 181 Amanda 455
103 Stanley 181 Ollie 441
104 Stephen 178 Leona 440
105 Everett 176 Henrietta 424
106 Sidney 174 Evelyn 418
107 Milton 173 Theresa 417
108 Marion 166 Mollie 411
109 Alvin 164 Anne 407
110 Alex 163 Ora 405
111 Harrison 158 Harriet 402
112 Emil 157 Maud 402
113 Warren 157 Jane 396
114 Dan 156 Iva 394
115 Cecil 151 Ann 393
116 Earnest 149 Eleanor 389
117 Percy 149 Lola 388
118 Nathan 144 Amelia 385
119 Willis 143 Nannie 385
120 Wesley 142 Lucille 380
121 Glenn 139 Hilda 370
122 Dave 138 Rachel 369
123 Donald 137 Susan 366
124 Maurice 137 Lela 353
125 Rufus 137 Rebecca 353
126 Morris 136 Kate 345
127 Mack 135 Nina 340
128 Matthew 132 Inez 336
129 Virgil 130 Estella 332
130 Otis 126 Matilda 332
131 Calvin 124 Amy 331
132 Willard 121 Hannah 326
133 Gilbert 120 Lulu 325
134 Lonnie 120 Flossie 301
135 Wallace 119 Maria 301
136 Amos 117 Olga 301
137 Emmett 117 Bernice 299
138 Gus 117 Eula 297
139 Jerry 117 Goldie 296
140 Jake 116 Estelle 295
141 Wilbur 116 Essie 294
142 Adolph 115 Eunice 294
143 Ollie 115 Augusta 290
144 Melvin 114 Eliza 285
145 Jay 111 Alta 282
146 Perry 110 Mable 279
147 Franklin 109 Barbara 278
148 Jess 108 Sara 276
149 Vernon 108 Sylvia 275
150 Johnnie 107 Belle 265
151 Adam 106 Frieda 265
152 Glen 106 Josie 263
153 Jose 106 Loretta 263
154 Alonzo 104 Ola 259
155 Phillip 104 Betty 255
156 Cornelius 103 Rosie 249
157 Owen 102 Verna 246
158 Kenneth 102 Allie 244
159 Christopher 100 Janie 242
160 Abraham 99 Lois 242
161 Nelson 98 Marjorie 242
162 Sylvester 98 Sophia 241
163 Felix 96 Violet 238
164 Manuel 96 Genevieve 236
165 Roscoe 96 Freda 229
166 Aaron 95 Victoria 229
167 Max 95 Celia 222
168 Nicholas 95 Christine 222
169 Rudolph 95 Mayme 222
170 Edmund 93 Winnie 218
171 Elbert 93 Ina 216
172 Marshall 93 Nell 216
173 Vincent 93 Isabelle 213
174 Harley 91 Winifred 213
175 Bennie 90 Selma 209
176 Ross 90 Luella 207
177 Ellis 89 Delia 203
178 Reuben 89 Sophie 203
179 Silas 89 Lucile 201
180 Marvin 88 Tillie 195
181 Hubert 86 Irma 194
182 Mark 86 Jean 194
183 Moses 86 Millie 193
184 Elijah 85 Norma 190
185 Irvin 85 Alberta 189
186 Clinton 84 Callie 189
187 Orville 84 Elva 181
188 Curtis 83 Rena 181
189 Gordon 83 Leila 178
190 Cleveland 82 Bess 177
191 Dennis 82 Cecelia 175
192 Arnold 80 Fern 172
193 Roland 80 Lelia 171
194 Simon 80 Bertie 169
195 Noah 79 Marian 164
196 Claud 78 Leah 163
197 Nathaniel 78 Sue 163
198 Levi 77 Erma 160
199 Mike 76 Sally 160
200 Sherman 76 Isabel 158
201 Bill 75 Madeline 158
202 Alva 74 Bettie 155
203 Pete 74 Virgie 155
204 Andy 73 Birdie 153
205 Anton 71 Vivian 152
206 Austin 71 Gussie 151
207 Timothy 71 Mathilda 150
208 Barney 70 Kathleen 149
209 Jasper 70 Adeline 148
210 Byron 69 Roxie 148
211 Fredrick 69 Lila 147
212 Wiley 69 Velma 146
213 Clifton 68 Dollie 144
214 Don 68 Naomi 143
215 Mose 68 Teresa 143
216 Steve 68 Elsa 142
217 Dock 65 Johanna 141
218 Edd 65 Lora 140
219 Grant 64 Louisa 140
220 Hiram 64 Rhoda 140
221 Gerald 62 Cecilia 138
222 Jeff 62 Lou 137
223 Bob 61 Doris 134
224 Clark 61 Juanita 133
225 Emanuel 61 Nelle 133
226 Bruce 60 Geneva 131
227 Eli 60 Jeanette 129
228 Clayton 59 Gertie 128
229 Irving 59 Regina 128
230 Johnie 59 Christina 127
231 Karl 59 Meta 127
232 Millard 59 Bonnie 126
233 Monroe 58 Hulda 126
234 Asa 58 Helena 124
235 Douglas 57 Adele 123
236 Leland 57 Cornelia 123
237 Gustave 57 Hettie 123
238 Wilson 56 Katharine 123
239 Mathew 55 Hester 122
240 Roger 55 Lucinda 122
241 Juan 55 Leola 122
242 Ivan 54 Carolyn 122
243 Wade 54 Jeannette 122
244 Abe 53 Lenora 120
245 Ora 53 Abbie 119
246 Forrest 52 Maudie 116
247 Julian 52 Myra 113
248 Ervin 52 Elma 112
249 Ike 51 Veronica 112
250 Earle 51 Adelaide 112

Historical Data for Baby Names

If you're interested to see how the trends and popularity of baby names have changed, you can use the links below to view the historical data by decade.

Most popular first names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Most popular boy names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Most popular girl names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Data Source(s)

All of the data on this page is sourced from the Social Security Administration (SSA) and excludes any names with fewer than 5 occurrences in any geographic area.

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