Most Popular Baby Boy Names in 1925

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names were for the year 1925. 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 1925, 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 60,897
2 John 57,200
3 William 53,307
4 James 52,683
5 Charles 29,581
6 George 26,560
7 Joseph 24,616
8 Richard 23,269
9 Edward 20,089
10 Donald 19,192
11 Thomas 16,689
12 Frank 15,328
13 Paul 14,176
14 Harold 13,597
15 Raymond 12,444
16 Walter 12,131
17 Jack 12,010
18 Henry 10,615
19 Kenneth 10,146
20 Arthur 9,986
21 Albert 9,513
22 David 8,917
23 Harry 8,610
24 Eugene 8,516
25 Ralph 8,467
26 Howard 7,169
27 Willie 7,124
28 Carl 7,060
29 Louis 6,799
30 Clarence 6,669
31 Earl 6,435
32 Roy 6,376
33 Fred 6,202
34 Joe 6,106
35 Francis 5,978
36 Lawrence 5,633
37 Ernest 5,493
38 Leonard 5,466
39 Anthony 5,040
40 Stanley 5,030
41 Norman 4,975
42 Herbert 4,924
43 Alfred 4,796
44 Daniel 4,550
45 Gerald 4,508
46 Samuel 4,405
47 Calvin 4,301
48 Bernard 4,259
49 Billy 4,207
50 Melvin 4,147
51 Marvin 4,091
52 Leroy 3,883
53 Russell 3,803
54 Leo 3,775
55 Michael 3,761
56 Andrew 3,617
57 Edwin 3,558
58 Floyd 3,526
59 Clifford 3,425
60 Peter 3,373
61 Elmer 3,356
62 Lloyd 3,324
63 Theodore 3,226
64 Ray 3,219
65 Frederick 3,089
66 Warren 2,944
67 Vernon 2,912
68 Clyde 2,906
69 Herman 2,890
70 Alvin 2,778
71 Vincent 2,772
72 Gordon 2,747
73 Chester 2,719
74 Wayne 2,713
75 Philip 2,676
76 Leon 2,637
77 Glenn 2,611
78 Charlie 2,578
79 Lewis 2,577
80 Milton 2,566
81 Lester 2,559
82 Lee 2,537
83 Martin 2,417
84 Bill 2,381
85 Jesse 2,373
86 Dale 2,301
87 Cecil 2,299
88 Harvey 2,190
89 Victor 2,119
90 Roger 2,099
91 Sam 2,092
92 Wallace 2,076
93 Benjamin 2,069
94 Allen 2,034
95 Arnold 1,972
96 Edgar 1,809
97 Willard 1,795
98 Roland 1,785
99 Oscar 1,756
100 Johnnie 1,744
101 Eddie 1,732
102 Claude 1,696
103 Douglas 1,677
104 Ronald 1,674
105 Gilbert 1,656
106 Don 1,653
107 Jerry 1,624
108 Everett 1,617
109 Marion 1,617
110 Wilbur 1,597
111 Maurice 1,586
112 Gene 1,579
113 Jerome 1,563
114 Manuel 1,554
115 Homer 1,545
116 Junior 1,545
117 Glen 1,537
118 Curtis 1,520
119 Leslie 1,518
120 Virgil 1,503
121 Jimmie 1,485
122 Stephen 1,481
123 Jessie 1,467
124 Hubert 1,461
125 Jose 1,450
126 Morris 1,400
127 Hugh 1,386
128 Max 1,386
129 Bob 1,369
130 Bruce 1,354
131 Sidney 1,345
132 Luther 1,333
133 Nicholas 1,332
134 Franklin 1,295
135 Wesley 1,265
136 Rudolph 1,242
137 Alexander 1,224
138 Tom 1,217
139 Willis 1,198
140 Dean 1,195
141 Irving 1,174
142 Johnny 1,167
143 Patrick 1,153
144 Steve 1,145
145 Horace 1,140
146 Keith 1,138
147 Jim 1,123
148 Earnest 1,103
149 Bobby 1,086
150 Julius 1,086
151 Oliver 1,049
152 Edmund 1,042
153 Ben 1,040
154 Lyle 1,012
155 Salvatore 1,000
156 Billie 989
157 Guy 978
158 Tony 977
159 Otis 958
160 Phillip 942
161 Orville 940
162 Clayton 932
163 Archie 917
164 Mike 908
165 Alex 902
166 Jacob 901
167 Delbert 898
168 Angelo 897
169 Bennie 897
170 Duane 896
171 Clifton 892
172 Clinton 861
173 Leland 858
174 Matthew 840
175 Merle 836
176 Marshall 830
177 Dennis 826
178 Nathaniel 810
179 Alan 804
180 Wilbert 804
181 Dewey 798
182 Jay 789
183 Ira 788
184 Dan 772
185 Ivan 756
186 Nelson 738
187 Ervin 737
188 Wilfred 737
189 Carroll 731
190 Larry 724
191 Emil 722
192 Jesus 722
193 Allan 719
194 Juan 719
195 Julian 716
196 Lowell 709
197 Alton 708
198 Irvin 708
199 Jimmy 708
200 Lonnie 707
201 Tommy 706
202 Antonio 697
203 Nick 691
204 Sylvester 690
205 Wendell 682
206 Isaac 678
207 Rufus 676
208 Elbert 673
209 Ted 670
210 Seymour 668
211 Mark 651
212 Forrest 648
213 Freddie 647
214 Pete 647
215 Aaron 644
216 Loren 637
217 Felix 621
218 Malcolm 618
219 Nathan 615
220 Ellis 613
221 Norbert 609
222 Burton 597
223 Eldon 595
224 Myron 593
225 Karl 589
226 Murray 587
227 Owen 582
228 Emmett 579
229 Elwood 571
230 Mack 570
231 Perry 569
232 Johnie 565
233 Dick 563
234 Neil 563
235 Ross 559
236 Gerard 555
237 Loyd 554
238 Rex 553
239 Laurence 552
240 Fredrick 549
241 Dominic 544
242 Percy 544
243 Otto 540
244 Dominick 538
245 Bert 536
246 Grady 533
247 Irwin 526
248 Darrell 523
249 Troy 517
250 Grover 517

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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