Most Popular Baby Boy Names in 1904

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names were for the year 1904. 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 1904, 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 8,108
2 William 6,416
3 James 5,855
4 George 4,219
5 Robert 3,414
6 Charles 3,406
7 Joseph 3,291
8 Frank 2,799
9 Edward 2,335
10 Henry 2,085
11 Thomas 2,057
12 Walter 1,873
13 Harry 1,722
14 Willie 1,675
15 Arthur 1,495
16 Albert 1,453
17 Clarence 1,310
18 Fred 1,223
19 Paul 1,194
20 Harold 1,186
21 Roy 1,123
22 Raymond 1,093
23 Joe 959
24 Richard 957
25 Carl 953
26 Louis 936
27 Jack 908
28 Ralph 899
29 Earl 854
30 Theodore 834
31 David 817
32 Ernest 749
33 Charlie 739
34 Samuel 727
35 Howard 726
36 Francis 686
37 Herbert 680
38 Lawrence 662
39 Elmer 620
40 Sam 603
41 Alfred 600
42 Leo 552
43 Andrew 547
44 Eugene 541
45 Lee 532
46 Leonard 508
47 Herman 497
48 Russell 473
49 Daniel 472
50 Michael 462
51 Clyde 457
52 Floyd 446
53 Jesse 443
54 Oscar 442
55 Ray 432
56 Anthony 422
57 Kenneth 414
58 Donald 413
59 Lewis 402
60 Leroy 401
61 Lester 398
62 Peter 395
63 Frederick 390
64 Edwin 388
65 Stanley 371
66 Clifford 361
67 Cecil 359
68 Benjamin 358
69 Chester 355
70 Claude 337
71 Martin 334
72 Bernard 326
73 Lloyd 324
74 Tom 318
75 Eddie 315
76 Jessie 313
77 Norman 305
78 Alton 302
79 Harvey 300
80 Edgar 299
81 Will 287
82 Luther 286
83 Ben 282
84 Johnnie 267
85 Jim 266
86 Philip 266
87 Homer 256
88 Alvin 247
89 Jacob 243
90 Leon 241
91 Leslie 236
92 Melvin 234
93 Milton 230
94 Roosevelt 230
95 Everett 229
96 Allen 228
97 Patrick 226
98 Victor 218
99 Glenn 217
100 Virgil 211
101 Vincent 206
102 Horace 205
103 Alexander 203
104 Marvin 203
105 Hugh 202
106 Gerald 201
107 Sidney 201
108 Oliver 200
109 Marion 198
110 Earnest 189
111 Julius 189
112 Gilbert 188
113 Archie 185
114 Ed 184
115 Otis 181
116 Willard 180
117 Stephen 178
118 Vernon 178
119 Gordon 177
120 Jerry 177
121 Wilbur 177
122 Guy 175
123 Morris 175
124 Hubert 173
125 Alex 169
126 Isaac 167
127 Charley 166
128 Maurice 166
129 Wesley 166
130 Wallace 163
131 Warren 163
132 Otto 161
133 Irving 159
134 Bennie 158
135 Mack 158
136 Dan 156
137 Arnold 149
138 Manuel 149
139 Curtis 144
140 Ira 144
141 Jose 144
142 Roland 139
143 Rufus 138
144 Willis 136
145 Max 134
146 Orville 134
147 Lonnie 133
148 Nathan 131
149 Bill 128
150 Rudolph 128
151 August 127
152 Phillip 127
153 Percy 125
154 Jimmie 124
155 Sylvester 124
156 Steve 123
157 Bert 120
158 Emmett 120
159 Glen 120
160 Calvin 118
161 Mike 118
162 Aaron 117
163 Marshall 116
164 Clifton 115
165 Mark 114
166 Abraham 111
167 Clinton 109
168 Edmund 109
169 Franklin 108
170 Irvin 107
171 Johnie 107
172 Cornelius 106
173 Ellis 106
174 Nathaniel 105
175 Adam 103
176 Felix 103
177 Dave 102
178 Nicholas 102
179 Jerome 102
180 Jess 102
181 Emil 101
182 Elbert 100
183 Ollie 100
184 Roscoe 98
185 Dewey 97
186 Matthew 97
187 Amos 96
188 Clayton 96
189 Jay 95
190 Ted 94
191 Booker 93
192 Perry 93
193 Wayne 92
194 Roger 91
195 Adolph 90
196 Dennis 90
197 Forrest 89
198 Bruce 87
199 Moses 87
200 Tony 87
201 Claud 85
202 Ervin 81
203 Juan 81
204 Nelson 81
205 Sherman 81
206 Wilfred 80
207 Jake 78
208 Wilson 78
209 Johnny 77
210 Millard 77
211 Alonzo 76
212 Simon 76
213 Don 75
214 Gus 75
215 Lyle 74
216 Ivan 73
217 Laurence 73
218 Ross 73
219 Jeff 71
220 Owen 71
221 Pete 71
222 Reuben 71
223 Carroll 70
224 Mose 70
225 Larry 70
226 Leland 69
227 Troy 69
228 Antonio 68
229 Levi 68
230 Karl 67
231 Louie 67
232 Preston 67
233 Austin 66
234 Bob 65
235 Forest 65
236 Julian 65
237 Douglas 64
238 Monroe 64
239 Emanuel 62
240 Byron 61
241 Wiley 61
242 Tommie 60
243 Wilbert 60
244 Elijah 60
245 Mckinley 60
246 Aubrey 60
247 Delbert 59
248 Grady 59
249 Mary 58
250 Grover 58

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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