Most Popular Baby Names Since 1898
In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby names are since 1898. 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 10 most popular baby names since 1898, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 1898.
More Popular Baby Names
You can also use the links below to research more about the most popular baby names.
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.
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.
Link To or Reference This Page
We spent a lot of time downloading, cleaning, merging, and formatting the data that is shown on the site.
If you found the data or information on this page useful in your research, please use the tool below to properly cite or reference Name Census as the source. We appreciate your support!
"Most Popular Baby Names Since 1898". NameCensus.com. Accessed on May 17, 2022. http://namecensus.com/baby-names/popular-baby-names-since-1898/.
"Most Popular Baby Names Since 1898". NameCensus.com, http://namecensus.com/baby-names/popular-baby-names-since-1898/. Accessed 17 May, 2022
Most Popular Baby Names Since 1898. NameCensus.com. Retrieved from http://namecensus.com/baby-names/popular-baby-names-since-1898/.