Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1880

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1880. 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 girl names in 1880, 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 Mary 7,065
2 Anna 2,604
3 Emma 2,003
4 Elizabeth 1,939
5 Minnie 1,746
6 Margaret 1,578
7 Ida 1,472
8 Alice 1,414
9 Bertha 1,320
10 Sarah 1,288
11 Annie 1,258
12 Clara 1,226
13 Ella 1,156
14 Florence 1,063
15 Cora 1,045
16 Martha 1,040
17 Laura 1,012
18 Nellie 995
19 Grace 982
20 Carrie 949
21 Maude 859
22 Mabel 808
23 Bessie 796
24 Jennie 793
25 Gertrude 787
26 Julia 783
27 Hattie 769
28 Edith 768
29 Mattie 704
30 Rose 700
31 Catherine 688
32 Lillian 672
33 Ada 652
34 Lillie 647
35 Helen 636
36 Jessie 635
37 Louise 635
38 Ethel 633
39 Lula 621
40 Myrtle 615
41 Eva 614
42 Frances 605
43 Lena 603
44 Lucy 590
45 Edna 588
46 Maggie 582
47 Pearl 569
48 Daisy 564
49 Fannie 560
50 Josephine 544
51 Dora 524
52 Rosa 507
53 Katherine 502
54 Agnes 473
55 Marie 471
56 Nora 471
57 May 462
58 Mamie 436
59 Blanche 427
60 Stella 414
61 Ellen 411
62 Nancy 410
63 Effie 406
64 Sallie 404
65 Nettie 403
66 Della 391
67 Lizzie 388
68 Flora 365
69 Susie 361
70 Maud 345
71 Mae 344
72 Etta 323
73 Harriet 319
74 Sadie 317
75 Caroline 306
76 Katie 303
77 Lydia 302
78 Elsie 301
79 Kate 299
80 Susan 286
81 Mollie 283
82 Alma 277
83 Addie 274
84 Georgia 259
85 Eliza 252
86 Lulu 249
87 Nannie 248
88 Lottie 245
89 Amanda 241
90 Belle 238
91 Charlotte 237
92 Rebecca 236
93 Ruth 234
94 Viola 229
95 Olive 224
96 Amelia 221
97 Hannah 221
98 Jane 215
99 Virginia 213
100 Emily 210
101 Matilda 210
102 Irene 204
103 Kathryn 204
104 Esther 198
105 Willie 192
106 Henrietta 191
107 Ollie 183
108 Amy 167
109 Rachel 166
110 Sara 165
111 Estella 162
112 Theresa 153
113 Augusta 151
114 Ora 149
115 Pauline 144
116 Josie 141
117 Lola 138
118 Sophia 138
119 Leona 137
120 Anne 136
121 Mildred 132
122 Ann 131
123 Beulah 131
124 Callie 131
125 Lou 131
126 Delia 129
127 Eleanor 129
128 Barbara 127
129 Iva 127
130 Louisa 126
131 Maria 125
132 Mayme 124
133 Evelyn 122
134 Estelle 119
135 Nina 119
136 Betty 117
137 Marion 115
138 Bettie 113
139 Dorothy 112
140 Luella 111
141 Inez 106
142 Lela 106
143 Rosie 106
144 Allie 105
145 Millie 105
146 Janie 96
147 Cornelia 94
148 Victoria 93
149 Ruby 92
150 Winifred 92
151 Alta 91
152 Celia 90
153 Christine 89
154 Beatrice 87
155 Birdie 85
156 Harriett 83
157 Mable 83
158 Myra 83
159 Sophie 83
160 Tillie 83
161 Isabel 81
162 Sylvia 81
163 Carolyn 80
164 Isabelle 80
165 Leila 80
166 Sally 80
167 Ina 79
168 Essie 78
169 Bertie 77
170 Nell 77
171 Alberta 76
172 Katharine 76
173 Lora 74
174 Rena 74
175 Mina 73
176 Rhoda 73
177 Mathilda 72
178 Abbie 71
179 Eula 70
180 Dollie 69
181 Hettie 69
182 Eunice 67
183 Fanny 67
184 Ola 67
185 Lenora 66
186 Adelaide 65
187 Christina 65
188 Lelia 65
189 Nelle 65
190 Sue 65
191 Johanna 64
192 Lilly 64
193 Lucinda 63
194 Minerva 63
195 Lettie 62
196 Roxie 62
197 Cynthia 61
198 Helena 60
199 Hilda 60
200 Hulda 60
201 Bernice 59
202 Genevieve 59
203 Jean 59
204 Cordelia 58
205 Marian 56
206 Francis 55
207 Jeanette 55
208 Adeline 54
209 Gussie 54
210 Leah 54
211 Lois 53
212 Lura 53
213 Mittie 53
214 Hallie 51
215 Isabella 50
216 Olga 50
217 Phoebe 50
218 Teresa 50
219 Hester 49
220 Lida 49
221 Lina 49
222 Winnie 49
223 Claudia 48
224 Marguerite 48
225 Vera 48
226 Cecelia 47
227 Bess 46
228 Emilie 46
229 John 46
230 Rosetta 46
231 Verna 46
232 Myrtie 45
233 Cecilia 44
234 Elva 44
235 Olivia 44
236 Ophelia 44
237 Georgie 43
238 Elnora 42
239 Violet 42
240 Adele 41
241 Virgie 41
242 Polly 41
243 Madge 41
244 Linnie 41
245 Loretta 41
246 Lily 41
247 Eugenia 40
248 Lucille 40
249 Lucile 40
250 Mabelle 39

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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