Most Popular Baby Boy Names in 1924

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names were for the year 1924. 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 1924, 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 Robert 60,801
2 John 59,054
3 William 53,509
4 James 52,940
5 Charles 30,462
6 George 27,377
7 Joseph 25,422
8 Richard 21,245
9 Edward 21,127
10 Donald 17,929
11 Thomas 16,555
12 Frank 16,041
13 Harold 14,150
14 Paul 13,338
15 Raymond 12,871
16 Walter 12,696
17 Jack 11,922
18 Henry 11,197
19 Kenneth 10,355
20 Arthur 10,172
21 Albert 9,880
22 Harry 9,113
23 Ralph 8,767
24 David 8,759
25 Eugene 8,348
26 Howard 7,372
27 Carl 7,084
28 Louis 7,043
29 Clarence 6,895
30 Willie 6,701
31 Roy 6,557
32 Fred 6,534
33 Earl 6,530
34 Francis 6,131
35 Joe 6,044
36 Lawrence 5,775
37 Ernest 5,684
38 Leonard 5,601
39 Anthony 5,192
40 Stanley 5,187
41 Herbert 5,121
42 Norman 5,045
43 Alfred 4,929
44 Calvin 4,916
45 Samuel 4,594
46 Bernard 4,506
47 Daniel 4,404
48 Melvin 4,168
49 Gerald 4,151
50 Marvin 4,024
51 Leo 3,989
52 Russell 3,946
53 Leroy 3,923
54 Michael 3,874
55 Edwin 3,790
56 Andrew 3,745
57 Elmer 3,731
58 Warren 3,583
59 Peter 3,520
60 Ray 3,369
61 Lloyd 3,350
62 Frederick 3,278
63 Billy 3,271
64 Clifford 3,250
65 Theodore 3,226
66 Floyd 3,165
67 Chester 3,033
68 Vernon 3,008
69 Clyde 3,006
70 Herman 2,953
71 Philip 2,920
72 Lester 2,779
73 Alvin 2,759
74 Wayne 2,730
75 Gordon 2,715
76 Leon 2,676
77 Lewis 2,670
78 Vincent 2,638
79 Glenn 2,586
80 Charlie 2,507
81 Milton 2,474
82 Martin 2,452
83 Lee 2,420
84 Dale 2,396
85 Cecil 2,299
86 Jesse 2,292
87 Wallace 2,282
88 Harvey 2,242
89 Benjamin 2,221
90 Victor 2,189
91 Sam 2,123
92 Bill 2,067
93 Roger 2,054
94 Allen 2,045
95 Arnold 2,014
96 Edgar 1,878
97 Willard 1,834
98 Roland 1,822
99 Oscar 1,819
100 Gilbert 1,797
101 Johnnie 1,741
102 Maurice 1,714
103 Claude 1,706
104 Everett 1,696
105 Douglas 1,676
106 Wilbur 1,667
107 Leslie 1,664
108 Manuel 1,664
109 Homer 1,647
110 Stephen 1,637
111 Virgil 1,627
112 Marion 1,614
113 Eddie 1,595
114 Jerome 1,575
115 Hubert 1,551
116 Hugh 1,541
117 Curtis 1,529
118 Glen 1,518
119 Sidney 1,502
120 Morris 1,499
121 Junior 1,495
122 Nicholas 1,488
123 Jerry 1,468
124 Jessie 1,459
125 Don 1,451
126 Max 1,397
127 Luther 1,396
128 Jose 1,394
129 Alexander 1,381
130 Ronald 1,360
131 Wesley 1,347
132 Jimmie 1,315
133 Bruce 1,311
134 Franklin 1,284
135 Gene 1,275
136 Willis 1,261
137 Irving 1,260
138 Rudolph 1,229
139 Steve 1,219
140 Oliver 1,172
141 Ben 1,171
142 Bob 1,167
143 Horace 1,166
144 Dean 1,151
145 Earnest 1,144
146 Julius 1,135
147 Patrick 1,122
148 Edmund 1,115
149 Tom 1,097
150 Keith 1,071
151 Guy 1,055
152 Johnny 1,046
153 Clayton 1,039
154 Archie 1,037
155 Orville 1,036
156 Tony 1,034
157 Salvatore 1,025
158 Otis 1,011
159 Lyle 1,000
160 Jim 991
161 Delbert 988
162 Alex 979
163 Jacob 970
164 Mike 963
165 Angelo 959
166 Phillip 900
167 Billie 882
168 Bennie 873
169 Marshall 856
170 Jay 853
171 Matthew 851
172 Clifton 847
173 Ira 834
174 Clinton 832
175 Lowell 819
176 Duane 815
177 Wilbert 813
178 Dennis 807
179 Dan 800
180 Nathaniel 800
181 Emil 790
182 Seymour 786
183 Ivan 785
184 Merle 782
185 Leland 775
186 Dewey 773
187 Irvin 763
188 Nelson 753
189 Nick 747
190 Juan 740
191 Bobby 733
192 Ervin 729
193 Wilfred 728
194 Julian 727
195 Elbert 726
196 Lonnie 716
197 Rufus 709
198 Sylvester 708
199 Isaac 704
200 Forrest 695
201 Allan 692
202 Antonio 689
203 Aaron 682
204 Nathan 680
205 Alton 678
206 Mark 672
207 Carroll 669
208 Felix 662
209 Jesus 662
210 Malcolm 639
211 Loren 636
212 Norbert 635
213 Owen 634
214 Wendell 633
215 Pete 628
216 Ellis 627
217 Alan 625
218 Bert 620
219 Ted 610
220 Myron 608
221 Elwood 606
222 Otto 606
223 Loyd 605
224 Perry 602
225 Eldon 597
226 Byron 594
227 Freddie 592
228 Murray 590
229 Rex 589
230 Ross 588
231 Fredrick 585
232 Emmett 584
233 Karl 584
234 Grady 582
235 Dominick 579
236 Johnie 579
237 Larry 575
238 August 574
239 Laurence 574
240 Tommy 568
241 Grover 566
242 Percy 560
243 Troy 559
244 Abraham 554
245 Burton 551
246 Mack 546
247 Wilson 543
248 Gerard 541
249 Neil 541
250 Jimmy 529

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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