Most Popular Baby Boy Names in 1919

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names were for the year 1919. 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 1919, 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 53,526
2 William 43,970
3 James 42,391
4 Robert 41,027
5 Charles 25,192
6 George 25,171
7 Joseph 24,264
8 Edward 18,536
9 Frank 15,702
10 Thomas 13,434
11 Walter 12,880
12 Richard 12,441
13 Harold 12,021
14 Raymond 11,383
15 Paul 11,305
16 Henry 10,613
17 Donald 9,903
18 Albert 9,607
19 Arthur 9,540
20 Harry 8,990
21 Jack 8,263
22 Ralph 7,710
23 Willie 6,942
24 Howard 6,844
25 Clarence 6,825
26 Kenneth 6,796
27 David 6,717
28 Louis 6,661
29 Carl 6,475
30 Fred 6,092
31 Earl 5,975
32 Roy 5,970
33 Eugene 5,892
34 Francis 5,726
35 Joe 5,709
36 Ernest 5,296
37 Stanley 5,238
38 Lawrence 5,205
39 Leonard 5,010
40 Herbert 4,960
41 Anthony 4,737
42 Alfred 4,615
43 Samuel 4,472
44 Elmer 3,982
45 Bernard 3,915
46 Michael 3,910
47 Andrew 3,851
48 Norman 3,809
49 Leo 3,802
50 Russell 3,646
51 Daniel 3,528
52 Edwin 3,450
53 Chester 3,432
54 Theodore 3,424
55 Leroy 3,422
56 Melvin 3,384
57 Peter 3,375
58 Lloyd 3,238
59 Floyd 3,121
60 Clifford 3,040
61 Herman 3,027
62 Lester 3,020
63 Marvin 2,997
64 Frederick 2,933
65 Vernon 2,929
66 Charlie 2,891
67 Clyde 2,885
68 Victor 2,751
69 Ray 2,722
70 Gerald 2,689
71 Philip 2,531
72 Vincent 2,531
73 Milton 2,448
74 Lewis 2,429
75 Sam 2,384
76 Alvin 2,383
77 Jesse 2,356
78 Cecil 2,300
79 Benjamin 2,279
80 Leon 2,250
81 Martin 2,204
82 Lee 2,189
83 Warren 2,180
84 Glenn 2,153
85 Harvey 2,027
86 Gordon 2,017
87 Willard 2,014
88 Oscar 1,991
89 Edgar 1,986
90 Wayne 1,955
91 Woodrow 1,808
92 Claude 1,772
93 Everett 1,772
94 Arnold 1,767
95 Johnnie 1,716
96 Sidney 1,715
97 Stephen 1,693
98 Wilbur 1,689
99 Eddie 1,660
100 Morris 1,660
101 Allen 1,653
102 Gilbert 1,592
103 Virgil 1,570
104 Homer 1,547
105 Leslie 1,539
106 Marion 1,488
107 Wallace 1,481
108 Maurice 1,474
109 Jessie 1,473
110 Max 1,458
111 Irving 1,440
112 Dale 1,428
113 Alexander 1,422
114 Hugh 1,417
115 Hubert 1,416
116 Glen 1,389
117 Luther 1,378
118 Manuel 1,361
119 Roland 1,355
120 Curtis 1,346
121 Douglas 1,328
122 Nicholas 1,321
123 Julius 1,317
124 Roger 1,298
125 Steve 1,294
126 Ben 1,215
127 Horace 1,215
128 Oliver 1,209
129 Franklin 1,206
130 Bill 1,196
131 Willis 1,136
132 Mike 1,122
133 Orville 1,120
134 Jerome 1,109
135 Wesley 1,099
136 Tony 1,097
137 Alex 1,082
138 Jacob 1,082
139 Earnest 1,064
140 Tom 1,059
141 Jose 1,026
142 Archie 1,020
143 Jimmie 1,020
144 Edmund 1,007
145 Don 956
146 Otis 931
147 Jerry 917
148 Guy 908
149 Clayton 901
150 Clifton 885
151 Bruce 880
152 Matthew 879
153 Lyle 877
154 Billy 858
155 Wilson 853
156 Nathan 849
157 Delbert 848
158 Jim 848
159 Salvatore 848
160 Emil 847
161 Angelo 843
162 Bennie 834
163 Calvin 834
164 Ira 817
165 Marshall 817
166 Patrick 816
167 Clinton 812
168 Wilbert 810
169 Ervin 803
170 Rudolph 803
171 Ronald 784
172 Irvin 764
173 Sylvester 749
174 Dan 748
175 Nathaniel 748
176 Abraham 742
177 Phillip 741
178 Isaac 737
179 Elbert 735
180 Felix 725
181 Dean 722
182 Merle 721
183 Ivan 702
184 Wilfred 695
185 Forrest 686
186 Julian 686
187 Nelson 682
188 Nick 682
189 Grover 680
190 Rufus 677
191 Gene 676
192 Leland 668
193 Johnny 660
194 Keith 653
195 Aaron 645
196 Johnie 645
197 Jay 637
198 Ellis 634
199 Alton 630
200 Emmett 629
201 Pete 628
202 Dennis 626
203 August 618
204 Lowell 608
205 Dewey 607
206 Grady 604
207 Loyd 604
208 Otto 596
209 Percy 595
210 Lonnie 592
211 Elwood 589
212 Mark 587
213 Roscoe 586
214 Mack 579
215 Antonio 578
216 Seymour 576
217 Ted 572
218 Bert 570
219 Ross 569
220 Quentin 567
221 Owen 556
222 Bob 548
223 Myron 546
224 Adam 542
225 Adolph 539
226 Dominic 536
227 Laurence 531
228 Carroll 530
229 Perry 528
230 Juan 524
231 Amos 523
232 Rex 522
233 Eldon 517
234 Karl 515
235 Junior 508
236 Malcolm 499
237 Troy 499
238 Dominick 489
239 Byron 487
240 Allan 481
241 Loren 479
242 Wendell 473
243 Charley 470
244 Fredrick 467
245 Murray 464
246 Sherman 463
247 Tommie 458
248 Burton 456
249 Harley 453
250 Norbert 449

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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