Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1882

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1882. 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 1882, 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 8,148
2 Anna 3,143
3 Emma 2,303
4 Elizabeth 2,186
5 Minnie 2,004
6 Margaret 1,821
7 Ida 1,673
8 Alice 1,542
9 Bertha 1,508
10 Annie 1,492
11 Clara 1,490
12 Sarah 1,410
13 Florence 1,322
14 Martha 1,229
15 Ella 1,206
16 Grace 1,195
17 Laura 1,151
18 Bessie 1,144
19 Nellie 1,138
20 Maude 1,089
21 Cora 1,076
22 Carrie 1,037
23 Mabel 997
24 Ethel 989
25 Mattie 966
26 Gertrude 939
27 Jennie 934
28 Rose 886
29 Edith 876
30 Hattie 859
31 Helen 838
32 Lillian 830
33 Pearl 824
34 Louise 813
35 Julia 811
36 Lillie 810
37 Jessie 806
38 Myrtle 803
39 Edna 783
40 Lula 780
41 Eva 765
42 Catherine 726
43 Lena 697
44 Ada 689
45 Frances 681
46 Lucy 673
47 Fannie 650
48 Daisy 648
49 Josephine 638
50 Maggie 627
51 Dora 594
52 Katherine 591
53 Marie 591
54 Agnes 565
55 Effie 561
56 Blanche 547
57 Rosa 542
58 Nora 539
59 May 510
60 Mamie 508
61 Stella 506
62 Lizzie 495
63 Sallie 487
64 Ellen 452
65 Elsie 448
66 Della 447
67 Nancy 439
68 Nettie 439
69 Maud 432
70 Susie 412
71 Mae 406
72 Sadie 391
73 Flora 380
74 Alma 368
75 Etta 352
76 Lydia 342
77 Addie 341
78 Katie 327
79 Susan 326
80 Ruth 323
81 Georgia 320
82 Lottie 319
83 Viola 310
84 Mollie 305
85 Caroline 304
86 Nannie 299
87 Kate 293
88 Olive 291
89 Willie 291
90 Harriet 289
91 Amanda 288
92 Eliza 280
93 Lulu 279
94 Virginia 274
95 Emily 272
96 Kathryn 272
97 Esther 266
98 Belle 264
99 Rebecca 259
100 Charlotte 257
101 Jane 254
102 Amelia 252
103 Matilda 242
104 Irene 232
105 Ollie 218
106 Hannah 214
107 Henrietta 211
108 Pauline 204
109 Rachel 203
110 Estella 198
111 Amy 196
112 Beulah 190
113 Augusta 183
114 Ora 181
115 Sara 180
116 Sophia 179
117 Eleanor 174
118 Lola 174
119 Mildred 172
120 Nina 171
121 Theresa 170
122 Josie 169
123 Anne 168
124 Leona 163
125 Ann 150
126 Delia 143
127 Lela 143
128 Marion 141
129 Mayme 140
130 Rosie 140
131 Bettie 136
132 Ruby 136
133 Iva 134
134 Janie 134
135 Estelle 133
136 Victoria 132
137 Lou 131
138 Barbara 130
139 Callie 129
140 Louisa 128
141 Celia 126
142 Evelyn 125
143 Mable 125
144 Beatrice 123
145 Betty 123
146 Millie 122
147 Maria 121
148 Alta 119
149 Luella 117
150 Dorothy 115
151 Allie 113
152 Birdie 113
153 Essie 113
154 Ola 113
155 Sophie 110
156 Inez 106
157 Ina 104
158 Tillie 104
159 Nell 103
160 Rena 103
161 Dollie 99
162 Bertie 96
163 Eula 95
164 Lelia 95
165 Sally 95
166 Lucinda 93
167 Cornelia 91
168 Harriett 91
169 Alberta 90
170 Myra 89
171 Lucille 85
172 Sue 84
173 Leila 83
174 Winifred 83
175 Katharine 82
176 Isabelle 81
177 Abbie 80
178 Rhoda 79
179 Sylvia 79
180 Bess 76
181 Mina 76
182 Verna 76
183 Christine 75
184 Elva 75
185 Eunice 75
186 Adelaide 74
187 Genevieve 74
188 Johanna 74
189 Winnie 74
190 Eugenia 73
191 Hazel 73
192 Hettie 73
193 Lida 73
194 Roxie 72
195 Isabel 72
196 Loretta 72
197 Adeline 70
198 Gussie 70
199 Lenora 70
200 Lilly 70
201 Lettie 68
202 Mathilda 68
203 Hulda 67
204 Vera 67
205 Gertie 65
206 Lila 65
207 Lucretia 65
208 Adele 64
209 Christina 64
210 Jeanette 64
211 Lois 64
212 Myrtie 64
213 Olga 64
214 Hester 63
215 Lily 63
216 Mittie 63
217 Carolyn 62
218 Hallie 62
219 Phoebe 62
220 Wilhelmina 62
221 Elnora 60
222 Helena 60
223 Jean 60
224 Jeannette 60
225 Nelle 59
226 Lucile 58
227 Hilda 58
228 Irma 58
229 Bernice 57
230 Leah 56
231 Minerva 56
232 Ophelia 56
233 Cecelia 55
234 Lora 55
235 Francis 54
236 Naomi 54
237 Selma 54
238 Alvina 53
239 Marguerite 52
240 Olivia 52
241 Virgie 52
242 Louella 51
243 Meta 51
244 Frieda 50
245 Zella 50
246 Teresa 50
247 Claudia 49
248 Fanny 49
249 Violet 48
250 Georgie 47

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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