Most Popular Baby Names in 1913

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby names were for the year 1913. 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 1913, 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 29,329 Mary 36,642
2 William 23,538 Helen 18,888
3 James 20,832 Dorothy 14,674
4 Robert 15,684 Margaret 14,486
5 Joseph 14,471 Ruth 12,609
6 George 13,874 Mildred 9,921
7 Charles 13,190 Anna 9,687
8 Edward 9,474 Elizabeth 9,505
9 Frank 9,237 Frances 7,694
10 Thomas 7,096 Marie 7,353
11 Walter 6,890 Alice 6,934
12 Henry 6,391 Evelyn 6,683
13 Harold 6,157 Florence 6,279
14 Paul 5,966 Rose 6,171
15 Harry 5,458 Virginia 6,036
16 Albert 5,449 Lillian 6,015
17 Arthur 5,422 Louise 5,577
18 Raymond 5,310 Edna 5,558
19 Richard 5,107 Gladys 5,428
20 Louis 4,258 Ethel 5,369
21 Clarence 4,046 Irene 5,335
22 Ralph 3,963 Catherine 5,302
23 Carl 3,935 Ruby 4,913
24 Willie 3,760 Josephine 4,822
25 Donald 3,703 Grace 4,669
26 Howard 3,663 Thelma 4,595
27 Fred 3,624 Hazel 4,589
28 Jack 3,538 Martha 4,538
29 David 3,282 Edith 4,366
30 Francis 3,205 Annie 4,267
31 Earl 3,110 Lucille 4,098
32 Roy 3,090 Esther 4,090
33 Kenneth 3,065 Gertrude 4,015
34 Ernest 2,940 Eleanor 3,938
35 Lawrence 2,853 Pauline 3,636
36 Samuel 2,850 Clara 3,633
37 Joe 2,806 Beatrice 3,567
38 Anthony 2,781 Emma 3,474
39 Herbert 2,723 Bertha 3,345
40 Michael 2,607 Elsie 3,209
41 Stanley 2,595 Agnes 3,206
42 Alfred 2,577 Julia 3,195
43 Eugene 2,525 Sarah 3,178
44 Woodrow 2,333 Doris 3,049
45 Elmer 2,323 Bernice 3,036
46 Leonard 2,276 Ann 2,998
47 Andrew 2,222 Bessie 2,952
48 Leo 2,031 Marjorie 2,922
49 Frederick 1,996 Ida 2,916
50 Russell 1,946 Eva 2,891
51 Peter 1,934 Marion 2,854
52 Bernard 1,916 Viola 2,847
53 Herman 1,905 Myrtle 2,843
54 Daniel 1,878 Katherine 2,794
55 Edwin 1,825 Pearl 2,756
56 Chester 1,765 Mabel 2,741
57 Norman 1,748 Anne 2,684
58 Floyd 1,740 Nellie 2,645
59 Lester 1,736 Lois 2,561
60 Theodore 1,650 Jean 2,545
61 Melvin 1,642 Jessie 2,475
62 Charlie 1,618 Laura 2,454
63 Leroy 1,582 Minnie 2,332
64 Clyde 1,537 Alma 2,297
65 Sam 1,527 Willie 2,264
66 Vincent 1,527 Kathryn 2,246
67 Lloyd 1,521 Betty 2,240
68 Clifford 1,520 Vera 2,209
69 Philip 1,484 Stella 2,205
70 Benjamin 1,466 Ella 2,071
71 Milton 1,419 Lillie 2,030
72 Lewis 1,384 Sylvia 2,013
73 Ray 1,328 Lena 1,973
74 Cecil 1,276 Leona 1,911
75 Martin 1,259 Mattie 1,868
76 Oscar 1,249 Blanche 1,856
77 Marvin 1,236 Lucy 1,856
78 Lee 1,228 Marguerite 1,822
79 Jesse 1,214 Mae 1,814
80 Victor 1,177 Jennie 1,809
81 Leon 1,160 Jane 1,759
82 Alvin 1,144 Violet 1,751
83 Vernon 1,143 Vivian 1,727
84 Gerald 1,142 Genevieve 1,684
85 Glenn 1,122 Beulah 1,641
86 Stephen 1,097 Opal 1,629
87 Edgar 1,087 Charlotte 1,603
88 Claude 1,076 Ellen 1,579
89 Morris 1,073 Velma 1,556
90 Sidney 1,073 Carrie 1,517
91 Wilbur 1,044 Fannie 1,488
92 Arnold 1,032 Wilma 1,469
93 Harvey 1,028 Marian 1,452
94 Gordon 1,017 Barbara 1,451
95 Maurice 994 Juanita 1,443
96 Homer 987 Hattie 1,434
97 Everett 948 Theresa 1,403
98 Alexander 937 Inez 1,395
99 Willard 926 Emily 1,386
100 Allen 903 Georgia 1,382
101 Max 897 Rosa 1,366
102 Eddie 878 Nancy 1,290
103 Gilbert 868 Cora 1,288
104 Irving 862 Ada 1,282
105 Leslie 838 Hilda 1,275
106 Julius 835 Mamie 1,245
107 Virgil 819 Eunice 1,214
108 Ben 809 Alberta 1,196
109 Warren 798 Dora 1,183
110 Nicholas 796 Kathleen 1,179
111 Marion 771 Lula 1,179
112 Hubert 765 Estelle 1,129
113 Wayne 760 Sophie 1,122
114 Jessie 758 Sara 1,121
115 Hugh 754 Sadie 1,112
116 Luther 747 Rita 1,096
117 Jacob 744 Madeline 1,084
118 Johnnie 717 Loretta 1,074
119 Curtis 676 Maxine 1,073
120 Orville 676 Geneva 1,069
121 Steve 661 Geraldine 1,058
122 Wilson 659 Phyllis 1,054
123 Horace 657 Daisy 1,052
124 Oliver 644 Christine 1,045
125 Manuel 624 Harriet 1,039
126 Wallace 621 Verna 1,038
127 Nathan 615 Maggie 1,019
128 Roland 611 Lucile 1,003
129 Glen 606 Olive 994
130 Alex 604 Lola 965
131 Edmund 599 Susie 965
132 Franklin 593 Flora 943
133 Wesley 585 Maria 909
134 Archie 583 Mable 907
135 Tom 573 Nora 890
136 Willis 573 Audrey 884
137 Guy 566 Muriel 882
138 Roger 565 Sally 879
139 Rudolph 565 Norma 878
140 Otis 557 Erma 865
141 Jerome 554 Henrietta 865
142 Abraham 551 Naomi 840
143 Emil 551 Lottie 837
144 Earnest 521 Irma 830
145 Mike 520 Rachel 827
146 Otto 509 Miriam 826
147 Tony 508 Victoria 825
148 Patrick 502 Olga 810
149 Clifton 497 Caroline 805
150 Jerry 493 Goldie 791
151 Matthew 491 Della 789
152 Ira 479 Nettie 777
153 Angelo 478 Eula 773
154 Jim 473 Lydia 759
155 Dale 472 Roberta 755
156 Bill 466 Rosie 744
157 Sylvester 464 Winifred 741
158 Jimmie 452 Rebecca 739
159 Bennie 446 Jeanette 734
160 Calvin 440 Lorraine 724
161 Jose 432 Amelia 721
162 Salvatore 431 Janet 712
163 Douglas 428 June 710
164 Marshall 426 Effie 708
165 Irvin 422 Dolores 706
166 Aaron 417 Fern 697
167 Ronald 417 May 695
168 Elbert 416 Wanda 687
169 Rufus 410 Shirley 684
170 Wilbert 405 Carolyn 676
171 August 401 Katie 674
172 Isaac 398 Ollie 669
173 Forrest 395 Adeline 668
174 Ellis 391 Nina 668
175 Bruce 390 Essie 662
176 Don 388 Dorothea 658
177 Karl 387 Isabel 657
178 Clinton 386 Sallie 656
179 Adolph 385 Maude 655
180 Wilfred 384 Bonnie 648
181 Clayton 381 Antoinette 646
182 Dan 374 Ora 622
183 Alton 372 Veronica 615
184 Delbert 369 Eileen 614
185 Phillip 369 Freda 613
186 Felix 362 Isabelle 606
187 Julian 360 Addie 605
188 Nelson 357 Lela 595
189 Percy 356 Marcella 590
190 Grady 354 Patricia 588
191 Lonnie 351 Iva 577
192 Adam 349 Jeannette 570
193 Jay 349 Anita 562
194 Mark 349 Faye 561
195 Ervin 347 Lorene 559
196 Lyle 342 Susan 543
197 Bert 340 Etta 542
198 Emmett 340 Cecelia 536
199 Pete 340 Cleo 536
200 Leland 338 Celia 532
201 Nathaniel 337 Lizzie 532
202 Merle 331 Eloise 529
203 Johnie 326 Angelina 520
204 Dominick 325 Luella 519
205 Dennis 324 Leola 512
206 Lowell 322 Frieda 506
207 Elwood 322 Mollie 506
208 Ivan 316 Regina 504
209 Laurence 314 Elva 496
210 Amos 312 Adele 492
211 Nick 310 Nell 491
212 Antonio 309 Claire 490
213 Byron 303 Alta 486
214 Roscoe 301 Cecilia 485
215 Ross 300 Sue 483
216 Owen 293 Jewell 482
217 Reuben 293 Angeline 478
218 Mack 292 Arlene 471
219 Grover 288 Janie 471
220 Malcolm 288 Ola 471
221 Sherman 284 Ina 469
222 Hyman 280 Estella 465
223 Perry 280 Flossie 463
224 Will 280 Rosalie 462
225 Charley 278 Constance 458
226 Cornelius 277 Selma 455
227 Myron 276 Jeanne 449
228 Erwin 275 Angela 447
229 Murray 268 Johnnie 440
230 Carroll 264 Matilda 432
231 Johnny 263 Lila 430
232 Austin 258 Sophia 429
233 Dominic 258 Fay 427
234 Aubrey 255 Ernestine 425
235 Millard 249 Helene 425
236 Dave 249 Teresa 424
237 Gene 248 Margie 423
238 Jasper 248 Joan 412
239 Ted 247 Elaine 411
240 Eldon 243 Reba 410
241 Juan 243 Annette 408
242 Rex 243 Nannie 402
243 Wendell 243 Hannah 396
244 Fredrick 241 Jewel 392
245 Roosevelt 241 Elma 388
246 Ed 238 Rosemary 388
247 Simon 238 Amy 387
248 Loyd 235 Leah 370
249 Allan 230 Virgie 364
250 Jake 227 Elnora 353

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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