Most Popular Baby Boy Names in 1892

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy 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 boy 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

Rank Name Count
1 John 9,039
2 William 7,782
3 James 5,398
4 George 4,760
5 Charles 4,319
6 Frank 3,150
7 Joseph 3,064
8 Robert 2,710
9 Harry 2,460
10 Henry 2,452
11 Edward 2,416
12 Thomas 2,413
13 Walter 2,229
14 Arthur 1,768
15 Fred 1,628
16 Albert 1,500
17 Clarence 1,276
18 Roy 1,048
19 Willie 948
20 Samuel 902
21 Earl 888
22 Louis 865
23 Joe 819
24 David 813
25 Carl 808
26 Ernest 805
27 Richard 802
28 Charlie 761
29 Paul 747
30 Ralph 725
31 Raymond 681
32 Andrew 637
33 Oscar 634
34 Will 607
35 Jesse 602
36 Elmer 592
37 Harold 583
38 Sam 551
39 Howard 548
40 Alfred 542
41 Daniel 533
42 Benjamin 525
43 Herbert 513
44 Lawrence 468
45 Peter 465
46 Lee 460
47 Grover 454
48 Frederick 453
49 Leo 444
50 Francis 429
51 Herman 421
52 Floyd 420
53 Eugene 414
54 Jack 401
55 Lewis 399
56 Clyde 390
57 Ray 385
58 Tom 381
59 Michael 380
60 Ben 361
61 Martin 359
62 Claude 353
63 Edwin 338
64 Jim 334
65 Guy 315
66 Ed 306
67 Edgar 303
68 Homer 301
69 Harvey 298
70 Luther 295
71 Leonard 294
72 Chester 285
73 Jacob 283
74 Otto 275
75 Russell 269
76 Lloyd 268
77 Hugh 265
78 Anthony 255
79 Jessie 251
80 Clifford 240
81 Lester 240
82 Philip 239
83 Theodore 239
84 Oliver 238
85 Bernard 237
86 Patrick 234
87 Leroy 233
88 Ira 231
89 Allen 224
90 Eddie 218
91 Archie 214
92 Charley 210
93 Leslie 207
94 Isaac 203
95 Alexander 202
96 Bert 200
97 Victor 200
98 Norman 191
99 Julius 190
100 Horace 187
101 Leon 187
102 August 181
103 Stanley 181
104 Stephen 178
105 Everett 176
106 Sidney 174
107 Milton 173
108 Marion 166
109 Alvin 164
110 Alex 163
111 Harrison 158
112 Emil 157
113 Warren 157
114 Dan 156
115 Cecil 151
116 Earnest 149
117 Percy 149
118 Nathan 144
119 Willis 143
120 Wesley 142
121 Glenn 139
122 Dave 138
123 Donald 137
124 Maurice 137
125 Rufus 137
126 Morris 136
127 Mack 135
128 Matthew 132
129 Virgil 130
130 Otis 126
131 Calvin 124
132 Willard 121
133 Gilbert 120
134 Lonnie 120
135 Wallace 119
136 Amos 117
137 Emmett 117
138 Gus 117
139 Jerry 117
140 Jake 116
141 Wilbur 116
142 Adolph 115
143 Ollie 115
144 Melvin 114
145 Jay 111
146 Perry 110
147 Franklin 109
148 Jess 108
149 Vernon 108
150 Johnnie 107
151 Adam 106
152 Glen 106
153 Jose 106
154 Alonzo 104
155 Phillip 104
156 Cornelius 103
157 Owen 102
158 Kenneth 102
159 Christopher 100
160 Abraham 99
161 Nelson 98
162 Sylvester 98
163 Felix 96
164 Manuel 96
165 Roscoe 96
166 Aaron 95
167 Max 95
168 Nicholas 95
169 Rudolph 95
170 Edmund 93
171 Elbert 93
172 Marshall 93
173 Vincent 93
174 Harley 91
175 Bennie 90
176 Ross 90
177 Ellis 89
178 Reuben 89
179 Silas 89
180 Marvin 88
181 Hubert 86
182 Mark 86
183 Moses 86
184 Elijah 85
185 Irvin 85
186 Clinton 84
187 Orville 84
188 Curtis 83
189 Gordon 83
190 Cleveland 82
191 Dennis 82
192 Arnold 80
193 Roland 80
194 Simon 80
195 Noah 79
196 Claud 78
197 Nathaniel 78
198 Levi 77
199 Mike 76
200 Sherman 76
201 Bill 75
202 Alva 74
203 Pete 74
204 Andy 73
205 Anton 71
206 Austin 71
207 Timothy 71
208 Barney 70
209 Jasper 70
210 Byron 69
211 Fredrick 69
212 Wiley 69
213 Clifton 68
214 Don 68
215 Mose 68
216 Steve 68
217 Dock 65
218 Edd 65
219 Grant 64
220 Hiram 64
221 Gerald 62
222 Jeff 62
223 Bob 61
224 Clark 61
225 Emanuel 61
226 Bruce 60
227 Eli 60
228 Clayton 59
229 Irving 59
230 Johnie 59
231 Karl 59
232 Millard 59
233 Monroe 58
234 Asa 58
235 Douglas 57
236 Leland 57
237 Gustave 57
238 Wilson 56
239 Mathew 55
240 Roger 55
241 Juan 55
242 Ivan 54
243 Wade 54
244 Abe 53
245 Ora 53
246 Forrest 52
247 Julian 52
248 Ervin 52
249 Ike 51
250 Earle 51

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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