Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1883

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1883. 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 1883, 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 8,012
2 Anna 3,306
3 Emma 2,367
4 Elizabeth 2,255
5 Minnie 2,035
6 Margaret 1,881
7 Bertha 1,681
8 Ida 1,634
9 Annie 1,589
10 Clara 1,548
11 Alice 1,488
12 Sarah 1,359
13 Grace 1,307
14 Florence 1,298
15 Martha 1,255
16 Ella 1,251
17 Nellie 1,246
18 Bessie 1,241
19 Laura 1,183
20 Ethel 1,132
21 Carrie 1,108
22 Maude 1,096
23 Mabel 1,086
24 Cora 1,081
25 Gertrude 923
26 Lillian 907
27 Jennie 904
28 Hattie 895
29 Pearl 886
30 Mattie 883
31 Edith 881
32 Eva 879
33 Rose 877
34 Julia 875
35 Helen 862
36 Catherine 853
37 Myrtle 851
38 Louise 847
39 Lillie 837
40 Jessie 833
41 Edna 823
42 Lena 800
43 Lula 790
44 Ada 778
45 Frances 710
46 Josephine 697
47 Fannie 696
48 Lucy 663
49 Maggie 663
50 Daisy 659
51 Dora 640
52 Agnes 623
53 Marie 622
54 Blanche 610
55 Nora 589
56 Katherine 583
57 May 532
58 Mamie 531
59 Stella 529
60 Effie 507
61 Rosa 507
62 Ellen 500
63 Lizzie 496
64 Nettie 494
65 Elsie 479
66 Della 453
67 Susie 436
68 Maud 425
69 Sadie 425
70 Mae 423
71 Nancy 412
72 Sallie 409
73 Flora 387
74 Ruth 387
75 Lydia 378
76 Lottie 372
77 Addie 362
78 Katie 361
79 Alma 359
80 Etta 352
81 Emily 342
82 Harriet 341
83 Viola 331
84 Georgia 325
85 Susan 322
86 Caroline 321
87 Nannie 305
88 Lulu 302
89 Mollie 301
90 Kate 294
91 Olive 294
92 Charlotte 291
93 Kathryn 290
94 Amanda 287
95 Eliza 274
96 Willie 264
97 Amelia 262
98 Belle 262
99 Esther 260
100 Irene 260
101 Ollie 249
102 Jane 247
103 Rebecca 244
104 Theresa 241
105 Virginia 234
106 Estella 233
107 Beulah 217
108 Augusta 213
109 Ora 212
110 Amy 209
111 Hannah 209
112 Henrietta 203
113 Pauline 198
114 Eleanor 185
115 Marion 184
116 Anne 183
117 Mildred 183
118 Sara 183
119 Leona 178
120 Nina 177
121 Rachel 174
122 Lola 172
123 Iva 170
124 Ann 167
125 Matilda 167
126 Lela 163
127 Ruby 163
128 Delia 162
129 Sophia 159
130 Mayme 157
131 Millie 155
132 Estelle 151
133 Josie 148
134 Allie 146
135 Louisa 143
136 Lou 142
137 Dorothy 141
138 Inez 141
139 Maria 141
140 Essie 139
141 Evelyn 139
142 Barbara 135
143 Callie 135
144 Janie 135
145 Bettie 130
146 Beatrice 126
147 Ola 126
148 Winifred 125
149 Hazel 123
150 Betty 120
151 Luella 120
152 Mable 120
153 Cornelia 116
154 Nell 116
155 Rosie 115
156 Alta 114
157 Tillie 114
158 Ina 113
159 Victoria 110
160 Bertie 106
161 Eunice 106
162 Rena 105
163 Christine 103
164 Sophie 103
165 Verna 103
166 Celia 101
167 Dollie 100
168 Mathilda 100
169 Hilda 99
170 Bess 94
171 Birdie 93
172 Eula 93
173 Rhoda 93
174 Lucinda 92
175 Harriett 91
176 Isabelle 91
177 Leila 90
178 Mina 89
179 Adelaide 85
180 Johanna 85
181 Lelia 84
182 Isabel 83
183 Jean 83
184 Adeline 82
185 Lettie 82
186 Genevieve 81
187 Myra 81
188 Olga 81
189 Selma 80
190 Abbie 79
191 Katharine 79
192 Sylvia 79
193 Vera 77
194 Nelle 76
195 Loretta 76
196 Lois 76
197 Linnie 76
198 Lora 76
199 Hettie 75
200 Roxie 75
201 Violet 74
202 Mittie 73
203 Sally 73
204 Alberta 72
205 Elva 72
206 Hester 72
207 Gladys 71
208 Hulda 71
209 Marguerite 70
210 Bernice 69
211 Christina 69
212 Helena 69
213 Lila 69
214 Adele 68
215 Fanny 68
216 Gussie 68
217 Sue 68
218 Cecelia 67
219 Cynthia 66
220 Lenora 66
221 Lucille 66
222 Phoebe 66
223 Leah 65
224 Lura 65
225 Flossie 64
226 Teresa 64
227 Jeanette 63
228 Lida 62
229 Winnie 62
230 Lily 62
231 Hallie 62
232 Lilly 62
233 Virgie 60
234 Carolyn 58
235 Claudia 58
236 Alvina 57
237 Frieda 57
238 Emilie 56
239 Mabelle 56
240 Naomi 56
241 Lee 55
242 Ophelia 55
243 Zella 55
244 Francis 54
245 Isabella 54
246 Wilhelmina 54
247 Irma 53
248 Jeannette 53
249 Catharine 52
250 Minerva 52

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.

Link To or Reference This Page

We spent a lot of time downloading, cleaning, merging, and formatting the data that is shown on the site.

If you found the data or information on this page useful in your research, please use the tool below to properly cite or reference Name Census as the source. We appreciate your support!

  • "Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1883". NameCensus.com. Accessed on January 29, 2022. http://namecensus.com/baby-names/popular-girl-names-in-1883/.

  • "Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1883". NameCensus.com, http://namecensus.com/baby-names/popular-girl-names-in-1883/. Accessed 29 January, 2022

  • Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1883. NameCensus.com. Retrieved from http://namecensus.com/baby-names/popular-girl-names-in-1883/.