Most Popular Baby Boy Names in 1913

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names were for the year 1913. 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 1913, 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 29,329
2 William 23,538
3 James 20,832
4 Robert 15,684
5 Joseph 14,471
6 George 13,874
7 Charles 13,190
8 Edward 9,474
9 Frank 9,237
10 Thomas 7,096
11 Walter 6,890
12 Henry 6,391
13 Harold 6,157
14 Paul 5,966
15 Harry 5,458
16 Albert 5,449
17 Arthur 5,422
18 Raymond 5,310
19 Richard 5,107
20 Louis 4,258
21 Clarence 4,046
22 Ralph 3,963
23 Carl 3,935
24 Willie 3,760
25 Donald 3,703
26 Howard 3,663
27 Fred 3,624
28 Jack 3,538
29 David 3,282
30 Francis 3,205
31 Earl 3,110
32 Roy 3,090
33 Kenneth 3,065
34 Ernest 2,940
35 Lawrence 2,853
36 Samuel 2,850
37 Joe 2,806
38 Anthony 2,781
39 Herbert 2,723
40 Michael 2,607
41 Stanley 2,595
42 Alfred 2,577
43 Eugene 2,525
44 Woodrow 2,333
45 Elmer 2,323
46 Leonard 2,276
47 Andrew 2,222
48 Leo 2,031
49 Frederick 1,996
50 Russell 1,946
51 Peter 1,934
52 Bernard 1,916
53 Herman 1,905
54 Daniel 1,878
55 Edwin 1,825
56 Chester 1,765
57 Norman 1,748
58 Floyd 1,740
59 Lester 1,736
60 Theodore 1,650
61 Melvin 1,642
62 Charlie 1,618
63 Leroy 1,582
64 Clyde 1,537
65 Sam 1,527
66 Vincent 1,527
67 Lloyd 1,521
68 Clifford 1,520
69 Philip 1,484
70 Benjamin 1,466
71 Milton 1,419
72 Lewis 1,384
73 Ray 1,328
74 Cecil 1,276
75 Martin 1,259
76 Oscar 1,249
77 Marvin 1,236
78 Lee 1,228
79 Jesse 1,214
80 Victor 1,177
81 Leon 1,160
82 Alvin 1,144
83 Vernon 1,143
84 Gerald 1,142
85 Glenn 1,122
86 Stephen 1,097
87 Edgar 1,087
88 Claude 1,076
89 Morris 1,073
90 Sidney 1,073
91 Wilbur 1,044
92 Arnold 1,032
93 Harvey 1,028
94 Gordon 1,017
95 Maurice 994
96 Homer 987
97 Everett 948
98 Alexander 937
99 Willard 926
100 Allen 903
101 Max 897
102 Eddie 878
103 Gilbert 868
104 Irving 862
105 Leslie 838
106 Julius 835
107 Virgil 819
108 Ben 809
109 Warren 798
110 Nicholas 796
111 Marion 771
112 Hubert 765
113 Wayne 760
114 Jessie 758
115 Hugh 754
116 Luther 747
117 Jacob 744
118 Johnnie 717
119 Curtis 676
120 Orville 676
121 Steve 661
122 Wilson 659
123 Horace 657
124 Oliver 644
125 Manuel 624
126 Wallace 621
127 Nathan 615
128 Roland 611
129 Glen 606
130 Alex 604
131 Edmund 599
132 Franklin 593
133 Wesley 585
134 Archie 583
135 Tom 573
136 Willis 573
137 Guy 566
138 Roger 565
139 Rudolph 565
140 Otis 557
141 Jerome 554
142 Abraham 551
143 Emil 551
144 Earnest 521
145 Mike 520
146 Otto 509
147 Tony 508
148 Patrick 502
149 Clifton 497
150 Jerry 493
151 Matthew 491
152 Ira 479
153 Angelo 478
154 Jim 473
155 Dale 472
156 Bill 466
157 Sylvester 464
158 Jimmie 452
159 Bennie 446
160 Calvin 440
161 Jose 432
162 Salvatore 431
163 Douglas 428
164 Marshall 426
165 Irvin 422
166 Aaron 417
167 Ronald 417
168 Elbert 416
169 Rufus 410
170 Wilbert 405
171 August 401
172 Isaac 398
173 Forrest 395
174 Ellis 391
175 Bruce 390
176 Don 388
177 Karl 387
178 Clinton 386
179 Adolph 385
180 Wilfred 384
181 Clayton 381
182 Dan 374
183 Alton 372
184 Delbert 369
185 Phillip 369
186 Felix 362
187 Julian 360
188 Nelson 357
189 Percy 356
190 Grady 354
191 Lonnie 351
192 Adam 349
193 Jay 349
194 Mark 349
195 Ervin 347
196 Lyle 342
197 Bert 340
198 Emmett 340
199 Pete 340
200 Leland 338
201 Nathaniel 337
202 Merle 331
203 Johnie 326
204 Dominick 325
205 Dennis 324
206 Lowell 322
207 Elwood 322
208 Ivan 316
209 Laurence 314
210 Amos 312
211 Nick 310
212 Antonio 309
213 Byron 303
214 Roscoe 301
215 Ross 300
216 Owen 293
217 Reuben 293
218 Mack 292
219 Grover 288
220 Malcolm 288
221 Sherman 284
222 Hyman 280
223 Perry 280
224 Will 280
225 Charley 278
226 Cornelius 277
227 Myron 276
228 Erwin 275
229 Murray 268
230 Carroll 264
231 Johnny 263
232 Austin 258
233 Dominic 258
234 Aubrey 255
235 Millard 249
236 Dave 249
237 Gene 248
238 Jasper 248
239 Ted 247
240 Eldon 243
241 Juan 243
242 Rex 243
243 Wendell 243
244 Fredrick 241
245 Roosevelt 241
246 Ed 238
247 Simon 238
248 Loyd 235
249 Allan 230
250 Jake 227

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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