Most Popular Baby Boy Names in 1895

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names were for the year 1895. 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 1895, 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 8,320
2 William 7,277
3 James 5,335
4 George 4,289
5 Charles 3,633
6 Frank 3,012
7 Joseph 2,992
8 Robert 2,635
9 Henry 2,221
10 Edward 2,203
11 Thomas 2,153
12 Harry 2,128
13 Walter 2,015
14 Arthur 1,666
15 Fred 1,483
16 Albert 1,391
17 Clarence 1,325
18 Willie 1,071
19 Roy 1,028
20 Paul 933
21 Louis 913
22 Carl 851
23 Earl 851
24 Ernest 834
25 Samuel 814
26 Raymond 806
27 Charlie 767
28 Joe 763
29 Harold 753
30 Ralph 736
31 Richard 727
32 David 707
33 Howard 641
34 Elmer 610
35 Jesse 577
36 Herbert 569
37 Andrew 562
38 Alfred 551
39 Oscar 549
40 Daniel 516
41 Lawrence 509
42 Leo 509
43 Sam 487
44 Will 485
45 Francis 480
46 Jack 479
47 Lee 478
48 Benjamin 452
49 Herman 439
50 Eugene 430
51 Floyd 427
52 Michael 413
53 Peter 412
54 Frederick 406
55 Claude 389
56 Ray 380
57 Chester 377
58 Lewis 377
59 Clyde 370
60 Edwin 346
61 Leonard 342
62 Tom 335
63 Ben 324
64 Edgar 323
65 Martin 317
66 Russell 300
67 Homer 296
68 Lester 295
69 Otto 283
70 Harvey 282
71 Jim 279
72 Clifford 272
73 Luther 269
74 Jacob 266
75 Lloyd 263
76 Guy 261
77 Bernard 259
78 Leroy 249
79 Jessie 245
80 Hugh 243
81 Leslie 235
82 Patrick 233
83 Stanley 233
84 Ed 229
85 Eddie 228
86 Anthony 221
87 Leon 219
88 Oliver 216
89 Archie 212
90 Horace 211
91 Norman 211
92 Philip 211
93 Theodore 208
94 Everett 207
95 Ira 207
96 Donald 203
97 Alexander 199
98 Allen 196
99 Victor 196
100 Cecil 192
101 August 190
102 Milton 188
103 Alvin 179
104 Stephen 179
105 Charley 178
106 Sidney 178
107 Isaac 172
108 Julius 165
109 Percy 164
110 Warren 160
111 Melvin 158
112 Wesley 156
113 Glenn 150
114 Bert 149
115 Marion 148
116 Virgil 146
117 Alex 143
118 Earnest 143
119 Mack 140
120 Dave 139
121 Emmett 138
122 Emil 136
123 Maurice 136
124 Rufus 135
125 Willis 135
126 Vincent 134
127 Otis 133
128 Gilbert 132
129 Vernon 131
130 Calvin 130
131 Kenneth 127
132 Morris 125
133 Wilbur 125
134 Johnnie 120
135 Lonnie 120
136 Nathan 119
137 Wallace 119
138 Willard 113
139 Matthew 112
140 Irving 110
141 Felix 109
142 Dennis 108
143 Nelson 108
144 Marvin 107
145 Elbert 106
146 Hubert 106
147 Rudolph 106
148 Gordon 104
149 Jose 104
150 Franklin 103
151 Glen 102
152 Jerry 102
153 Jess 102
154 Mark 102
155 Reuben 102
156 Marshall 100
157 Ellis 100
158 Sylvester 99
159 Manuel 98
160 Perry 97
161 Roland 97
162 Amos 96
163 Arnold 96
164 Dan 96
165 Max 95
166 Aaron 94
167 Abraham 94
168 Grover 93
169 Clifton 92
170 Orville 92
171 Clinton 91
172 Jake 91
173 Jay 91
174 Roscoe 91
175 Bill 90
176 Edmund 90
177 Ollie 90
178 Phillip 90
179 Curtis 89
180 Claud 88
181 Forrest 88
182 Adolph 86
183 Clayton 86
184 Cornelius 86
185 Alonzo 85
186 Mike 85
187 Nicholas 84
188 Bennie 82
189 Harrison 81
190 Adam 78
191 Don 78
192 Grant 77
193 Gerald 76
194 Elijah 75
195 Owen 75
196 Sherman 75
197 Alva 74
198 Ross 73
199 Gus 72
200 Levi 72
201 Nathaniel 72
202 Noah 72
203 Jasper 71
204 Steve 71
205 Wilson 71
206 Moses 70
207 Roger 69
208 Dock 68
209 Harley 68
210 Silas 68
211 Karl 67
212 Bruce 66
213 Pete 66
214 Irvin 65
215 Jeff 65
216 Jimmie 65
217 Emanuel 64
218 Anton 63
219 Monroe 63
220 Fredrick 62
221 Hiram 62
222 Mose 62
223 Carroll 61
224 Douglas 61
225 Juan 61
226 Wiley 61
227 Christopher 60
228 Timothy 60
229 Grady 59
230 Jerome 58
231 Johnie 58
232 Laurence 58
233 Preston 58
234 Simon 57
235 Byron 56
236 Wayne 56
237 Austin 55
238 Loyd 55
239 Julian 55
240 Barney 55
241 Eli 55
242 Abe 54
243 Bob 54
244 Leland 54
245 Christian 53
246 Clark 53
247 Earle 53
248 Luke 53
249 Forest 52
250 Ora 52

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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