Most Popular Baby Boy Names in 1911

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names were for the year 1911. 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 1911, 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 13,446
2 William 10,593
3 James 9,951
4 George 6,586
5 Robert 6,526
6 Joseph 6,488
7 Charles 5,725
8 Frank 4,314
9 Edward 4,164
10 Thomas 3,292
11 Henry 3,167
12 Walter 3,074
13 Harry 2,538
14 Willie 2,492
15 Albert 2,478
16 Harold 2,448
17 Paul 2,393
18 Arthur 2,376
19 Raymond 2,088
20 Richard 2,030
21 Louis 1,838
22 Fred 1,808
23 Clarence 1,775
24 Ralph 1,674
25 Jack 1,668
26 Carl 1,574
27 David 1,556
28 Howard 1,467
29 Joe 1,449
30 Samuel 1,398
31 Roy 1,394
32 Ernest 1,338
33 Francis 1,311
34 Earl 1,305
35 Anthony 1,288
36 Donald 1,275
37 Lawrence 1,221
38 Michael 1,159
39 Alfred 1,158
40 Kenneth 1,149
41 Herbert 1,125
42 Andrew 1,098
43 Eugene 1,058
44 Stanley 997
45 Charlie 978
46 Leonard 953
47 Sam 928
48 Elmer 894
49 Herman 853
50 Peter 845
51 Leo 844
52 Frederick 802
53 Daniel 796
54 Bernard 777
55 Russell 770
56 Theodore 753
57 Floyd 734
58 Chester 708
59 Leroy 706
60 Edwin 699
61 Clyde 697
62 Clifford 694
63 Norman 691
64 Benjamin 690
65 Lester 657
66 Lewis 654
67 Lee 646
68 Oscar 636
69 Philip 612
70 Milton 608
71 Ray 602
72 Jesse 596
73 Melvin 594
74 Lloyd 590
75 Martin 567
76 Cecil 560
77 Leon 540
78 Eddie 523
79 Jessie 500
80 Vincent 496
81 Victor 493
82 Marvin 488
83 Edgar 486
84 Stephen 486
85 Morris 478
86 Ben 467
87 Claude 466
88 Gerald 462
89 Alvin 460
90 Johnnie 455
91 Harvey 446
92 Sidney 433
93 Irving 431
94 Alexander 426
95 Homer 419
96 Vernon 418
97 Gordon 404
98 Allen 402
99 Maurice 397
100 Luther 394
101 Wilbur 386
102 Everett 384
103 Gilbert 369
104 Julius 368
105 Tom 365
106 Max 360
107 Virgil 355
108 Arnold 348
109 Nathan 348
110 Marion 346
111 Glenn 343
112 Manuel 340
113 Warren 338
114 Willard 338
115 Oliver 333
116 Jacob 323
117 Leslie 323
118 Curtis 321
119 Hubert 316
120 Nicholas 308
121 Hugh 307
122 Otis 302
123 Horace 300
124 Abraham 292
125 Earnest 283
126 Wayne 280
127 Archie 272
128 Patrick 272
129 Alex 268
130 Jose 268
131 Wesley 261
132 Wallace 257
133 Steve 255
134 Jim 245
135 Bill 243
136 Guy 243
137 Jimmie 243
138 Mike 243
139 Roger 241
140 Jerry 238
141 Ira 236
142 Edmund 235
143 Isaac 233
144 Willis 233
145 Glen 231
146 Orville 230
147 Roland 230
148 Rufus 230
149 Will 230
150 Otto 228
151 Bennie 227
152 Franklin 220
153 Matthew 220
154 Sylvester 219
155 Rudolph 217
156 Emil 214
157 Calvin 213
158 Lonnie 213
159 Jerome 212
160 Phillip 212
161 Nathaniel 207
162 Tony 207
163 Clifton 206
164 Dan 205
165 Clayton 203
166 Salvatore 200
167 Mack 197
168 Roosevelt 197
169 Elbert 195
170 Adam 189
171 Aaron 187
172 Johnie 184
173 Percy 184
174 Angelo 181
175 Nelson 180
176 Clinton 179
177 Marshall 178
178 Bert 177
179 Felix 173
180 Grady 173
181 Douglas 169
182 Amos 168
183 Wilfred 168
184 Don 167
185 Ellis 167
186 Wilbert 167
187 Antonio 166
188 August 166
189 Dennis 166
190 Ed 164
191 Irvin 164
192 Adolph 161
193 Charley 160
194 Alton 156
195 Karl 156
196 Owen 156
197 Bruce 155
198 Forrest 152
199 Juan 152
200 Julian 152
201 Perry 152
202 Tommie 152
203 Dale 150
204 Johnny 147
205 Ervin 144
206 Pete 143
207 Mark 142
208 Emmett 141
209 Delbert 140
210 Malcolm 140
211 Ross 140
212 Murray 139
213 Cornelius 138
214 Hyman 137
215 Ivan 137
216 Loyd 137
217 Simon 137
218 Ronald 136
219 Dave 135
220 Nick 130
221 Wilson 129
222 Solomon 129
223 Alonzo 128
224 Lyle 128
225 Moses 128
226 Preston 128
227 Leland 127
228 Roscoe 127
229 Jay 126
230 Emanuel 124
231 Sherman 123
232 Dominic 121
233 Laurence 121
234 Woodrow 121
235 Dominick 119
236 Merle 115
237 Elwood 114
238 Jasper 114
239 Grover 114
240 Carroll 113
241 Booker 110
242 Buster 110
243 Cleveland 110
244 Jake 110
245 Reuben 109
246 Ollie 109
247 Carlton 108
248 Dewey 107
249 Aubrey 107
250 Jess 106

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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