Most Popular Baby Names in 1907

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby names were for the year 1907. 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 1907, 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 8,983 Mary 17,580
2 William 6,904 Helen 7,579
3 James 6,707 Margaret 6,713
4 George 4,445 Anna 5,575
5 Robert 4,020 Ruth 5,573
6 Charles 3,884 Dorothy 4,967
7 Joseph 3,844 Elizabeth 4,624
8 Frank 2,943 Mildred 4,277
9 Edward 2,576 Alice 4,107
10 Henry 2,203 Marie 3,880
11 Thomas 2,175 Florence 3,750
12 Walter 2,095 Ethel 3,698
13 Willie 1,968 Lillian 3,542
14 Harry 1,813 Gladys 3,303
15 Albert 1,636 Edna 3,301
16 Arthur 1,553 Frances 3,299
17 Harold 1,452 Rose 3,116
18 Clarence 1,389 Evelyn 3,035
19 Fred 1,371 Annie 2,891
20 Paul 1,358 Grace 2,747
21 Raymond 1,290 Louise 2,619
22 Richard 1,235 Irene 2,617
23 Joe 1,177 Hazel 2,530
24 Roy 1,128 Gertrude 2,499
25 Louis 1,111 Catherine 2,457
26 Jack 1,019 Bertha 2,363
27 Carl 1,018 Emma 2,356
28 Earl 1,006 Thelma 2,339
29 Ralph 997 Clara 2,319
30 Ernest 978 Bessie 2,311
31 David 945 Martha 2,274
32 Samuel 892 Edith 2,177
33 Howard 875 Josephine 2,156
34 Lawrence 801 Ruby 2,113
35 Charlie 793 Pearl 2,108
36 Alfred 738 Mabel 2,069
37 Francis 717 Esther 2,062
38 Theodore 712 Ida 1,980
39 Herbert 710 Myrtle 1,929
40 Andrew 708 Minnie 1,907
41 Eugene 691 Virginia 1,893
42 Leo 651 Eva 1,884
43 Sam 631 Elsie 1,872
44 Donald 616 Beatrice 1,858
45 Elmer 616 Lucille 1,853
46 Anthony 593 Agnes 1,829
47 Kenneth 589 Viola 1,805
48 Michael 586 Sarah 1,799
49 Herman 561 Julia 1,680
50 Leroy 550 Nellie 1,671
51 Leonard 547 Laura 1,621
52 Daniel 528 Pauline 1,591
53 Floyd 521 Lillie 1,536
54 Lee 516 Ella 1,451
55 Stanley 516 Katherine 1,413
56 Clyde 507 Willie 1,394
57 Russell 503 Mae 1,375
58 Lester 491 Alma 1,347
59 Oscar 483 Mattie 1,319
60 Ray 475 Jessie 1,314
61 Peter 473 Carrie 1,283
62 Edwin 468 Ann 1,264
63 Jesse 466 Marion 1,251
64 Benjamin 460 Lena 1,238
65 Clifford 445 Bernice 1,185
66 Lewis 427 Blanche 1,156
67 Chester 424 Eleanor 1,155
68 Frederick 410 Lucy 1,152
69 Cecil 399 Vera 1,152
70 Eddie 394 Stella 1,150
71 Jessie 386 Hattie 1,142
72 Lloyd 386 Leona 1,106
73 Bernard 378 Beulah 1,092
74 Claude 364 Fannie 1,089
75 Norman 362 Mamie 1,059
76 Philip 356 Doris 1,023
77 Harvey 335 Betty 1,018
78 Melvin 331 Jennie 998
79 Martin 329 Anne 980
80 Leon 324 Cora 969
81 Edgar 321 Violet 956
82 Ben 314 Rosa 924
83 Tom 313 Ada 906
84 Homer 312 Lula 905
85 Allen 309 Lois 899
86 Johnnie 307 Opal 889
87 Marvin 304 Marguerite 888
88 Everett 302 Kathryn 864
89 Milton 292 Ellen 855
90 Jim 281 Velma 854
91 Luther 280 Maggie 846
92 Alexander 279 Georgia 787
93 Virgil 276 Marjorie 787
94 Leslie 273 Dora 786
95 Stephen 273 Sadie 771
96 Morris 260 Jean 770
97 Will 260 Susie 756
98 Archie 250 Daisy 739
99 Alvin 245 Theresa 734
100 Victor 245 Emily 714
101 Jacob 243 Hilda 702
102 Gerald 239 Inez 680
103 Vincent 239 Genevieve 678
104 Glenn 234 Nora 676
105 Julius 231 Charlotte 667
106 Marion 226 Lola 639
107 Earnest 225 Alberta 627
108 Horace 223 Flora 617
109 Vernon 222 Sylvia 611
110 Roosevelt 220 Estelle 609
111 Patrick 215 Eunice 608
112 Gilbert 212 Maude 585
113 Hugh 212 Della 582
114 Wilbur 209 Nancy 582
115 Curtis 208 Effie 578
116 Maurice 208 Vivian 572
117 Oliver 207 Mable 569
118 Willard 201 Olive 568
119 Sidney 200 Marian 556
120 Gordon 199 May 544
121 Otis 199 Nettie 542
122 Max 197 Katie 539
123 Ira 196 Verna 538
124 Irving 196 Jane 526
125 Wesley 191 Wilma 525
126 Guy 189 Goldie 520
127 Alex 186 Loretta 520
128 Wallace 185 Eula 517
129 Hubert 184 Barbara 515
130 Manuel 184 Lottie 512
131 Lonnie 182 Lydia 512
132 Warren 182 Rosie 511
133 Ed 178 Lucile 508
134 Isaac 178 Sara 494
135 Arnold 177 Sallie 492
136 Nathan 176 Maria 490
137 Rufus 175 Essie 486
138 Bill 174 Harriet 477
139 Jose 170 Addie 471
140 Otto 170 Henrietta 470
141 Jerry 165 Geneva 464
142 Charley 164 Lizzie 462
143 Nicholas 161 Ollie 462
144 Dan 160 Lela 453
145 Jimmie 160 Christine 452
146 Percy 160 Sophie 451
147 Mike 157 Madeline 449
148 Steve 157 Juanita 443
149 Sylvester 151 Kathleen 440
150 Emil 150 Erma 439
151 Glen 150 Caroline 437
152 Abraham 148 Nina 433
153 Emmett 148 Ora 424
154 Orville 148 Rachel 420
155 Wayne 148 Naomi 410
156 Willis 146 Irma 409
157 Bennie 145 Etta 407
158 Mack 142 Iva 401
159 Clinton 139 Rebecca 400
160 Tony 139 Victoria 400
161 Calvin 136 Flossie 391
162 Rudolph 135 Sally 387
163 August 134 Amelia 380
164 Johnie 133 Norma 375
165 Roland 132 Mollie 356
166 Aaron 130 Luella 355
167 Edmund 129 Susan 355
168 Nelson 129 Ola 350
169 Adam 127 Geraldine 344
170 Roger 127 Isabel 326
171 Antonio 126 Cleo 325
172 Clifton 126 Audrey 324
173 Amos 125 Matilda 322
174 Matthew 124 Cecelia 321
175 Nathaniel 124 Nannie 320
176 Phillip 124 Alta 319
177 Franklin 122 Adeline 315
178 Pete 122 Celia 314
179 Juan 121 Olga 314
180 Alton 120 Leola 310
181 Elbert 120 Estella 309
182 Ellis 120 Freda 306
183 Irvin 120 Miriam 301
184 Marshall 118 Elva 297
185 Jake 117 Janie 295
186 Ervin 116 Jeanette 294
187 Forrest 115 Isabelle 291
188 Ted 112 Roberta 291
189 Felix 112 Ina 289
190 Bert 111 Amanda 285
191 Dennis 111 Jewell 284
192 Clayton 108 Bonnie 279
193 Dave 107 Fern 276
194 Cornelius 106 Faye 268
195 Owen 104 Frieda 267
196 Booker 100 Rita 266
197 Douglas 99 Allie 265
198 Jerome 99 Sophia 265
199 Johnny 97 Winifred 264
200 Mark 97 Phyllis 262
201 Gus 96 Nell 261
202 Ivan 96 Fay 257
203 Ollie 96 Veronica 257
204 Tommie 96 Antoinette 254
205 Roscoe 95 Virgie 251
206 Grady 94 Jewel 250
207 Dewey 93 Amy 247
208 Wilfred 93 Shirley 247
209 Julian 92 Anita 242
210 Jay 91 Regina 242
211 Moses 91 Dorothea 239
212 Adolph 90 Hannah 239
213 Bruce 89 Jeannette 235
214 Karl 89 Winnie 235
215 Delbert 88 Cecilia 234
216 Jess 88 Callie 233
217 Reuben 88 Eliza 232
218 Ronald 88 Selma 231
219 Jasper 87 Elma 228
220 Leland 86 Margie 228
221 Perry 86 Johnnie 227
222 Wilbert 83 Muriel 219
223 Wilson 83 Maxine 219
224 Alonzo 82 Lila 218
225 Claud 82 Tillie 217
226 Merle 82 Augusta 213
227 Don 81 Zelma 212
228 Timothy 81 Rena 209
229 Simon 79 Millie 207
230 Laurence 78 Claire 206
231 Bob 77 Marcella 203
232 Nick 77 Dollie 202
233 Lyle 76 Sue 201
234 Ross 76 Leah 200
235 Elijah 76 Wanda 200
236 Aubrey 76 Lorene 199
237 Grant 75 Angelina 197
238 Harley 75 Janet 197
239 Carlos 74 Belle 196
240 Freddie 74 Eloise 196
241 Sherman 74 Constance 194
242 Dale 73 Gussie 194
243 Jeff 73 June 193
244 Monroe 72 Dolores 192
245 Troy 72 Lee 192
246 Louie 72 Lorraine 192
247 Carroll 72 Josie 191
248 Grover 71 Teresa 191
249 Preston 71 Adele 191
250 Murray 71 Angeline 190

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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