Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1884

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1884. 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 1884, 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 9,217
2 Anna 3,860
3 Emma 2,587
4 Elizabeth 2,549
5 Minnie 2,243
6 Margaret 2,142
7 Ida 1,882
8 Clara 1,852
9 Bertha 1,789
10 Annie 1,739
11 Alice 1,732
12 Florence 1,570
13 Grace 1,525
14 Sarah 1,518
15 Bessie 1,451
16 Martha 1,443
17 Nellie 1,417
18 Ethel 1,386
19 Ella 1,374
20 Mabel 1,270
21 Laura 1,246
22 Carrie 1,245
23 Cora 1,244
24 Maude 1,225
25 Pearl 1,138
26 Lillian 1,109
27 Edith 1,104
28 Gertrude 1,063
29 Jennie 1,063
30 Rose 1,060
31 Mattie 1,007
32 Hattie 993
33 Helen 986
34 Myrtle 979
35 Louise 962
36 Edna 957
37 Julia 935
38 Eva 929
39 Lula 916
40 Lillie 911
41 Lena 906
42 Jessie 888
43 Catherine 874
44 Ada 854
45 Josephine 800
46 Frances 789
47 Lucy 787
48 Maggie 749
49 Marie 746
50 Fannie 738
51 Dora 720
52 Blanche 711
53 Agnes 703
54 Daisy 685
55 Katherine 671
56 Nora 648
57 Mamie 609
58 Rosa 607
59 Ellen 597
60 Stella 584
61 May 564
62 Effie 558
63 Elsie 549
64 Mae 542
65 Della 541
66 Lizzie 523
67 Nettie 522
68 Nancy 520
69 Sallie 494
70 Alma 480
71 Sadie 466
72 Maud 461
73 Susie 455
74 Ruth 442
75 Etta 423
76 Lottie 397
77 Flora 393
78 Caroline 380
79 Mollie 374
80 Lydia 369
81 Emily 364
82 Viola 362
83 Katie 360
84 Olive 360
85 Addie 356
86 Charlotte 344
87 Kate 344
88 Kathryn 344
89 Lulu 344
90 Georgia 341
91 Harriet 339
92 Amanda 337
93 Willie 332
94 Susan 326
95 Irene 324
96 Amelia 315
97 Nannie 314
98 Jane 295
99 Esther 291
100 Belle 286
101 Eliza 280
102 Rebecca 278
103 Hannah 275
104 Ollie 275
105 Virginia 263
106 Ora 251
107 Mildred 247
108 Matilda 244
109 Ruby 244
110 Anne 242
111 Henrietta 240
112 Theresa 240
113 Beulah 233
114 Pauline 230
115 Rachel 230
116 Estella 222
117 Augusta 217
118 Ann 214
119 Iva 213
120 Lela 213
121 Leona 210
122 Hazel 209
123 Amy 205
124 Eleanor 198
125 Josie 198
126 Lola 197
127 Sara 197
128 Barbara 193
129 Maria 190
130 Mayme 190
131 Nina 187
132 Estelle 182
133 Marion 181
134 Evelyn 170
135 Sophia 170
136 Beatrice 167
137 Dorothy 163
138 Callie 161
139 Luella 158
140 Rosie 152
141 Allie 148
142 Essie 148
143 Inez 148
144 Louisa 147
145 Lou 146
146 Winifred 146
147 Delia 145
148 Tillie 145
149 Betty 144
150 Millie 144
151 Alta 140
152 Mable 139
153 Goldie 135
154 Ina 134
155 Christine 129
156 Birdie 128
157 Hilda 125
158 Victoria 124
159 Celia 122
160 Janie 122
161 Ola 121
162 Nell 120
163 Sophie 120
164 Bettie 118
165 Isabelle 115
166 Adeline 112
167 Eunice 112
168 Eula 111
169 Cecelia 109
170 Bess 105
171 Harriett 105
172 Hettie 105
173 Jean 103
174 Leila 103
175 Alberta 102
176 Isabel 102
177 Lelia 102
178 Roxie 100
179 Bertie 99
180 Olga 99
181 Abbie 98
182 Adelaide 98
183 Myra 98
184 Marguerite 95
185 Mathilda 95
186 Sally 95
187 Cornelia 94
188 Loretta 94
189 Lucille 94
190 Rena 94
191 Dollie 93
192 Rhoda 93
193 Gladys 92
194 Nelle 92
195 Sue 92
196 Winnie 92
197 Vera 91
198 Genevieve 89
199 Sylvia 87
200 Verna 87
201 Helena 86
202 Hulda 86
203 Katharine 86
204 Lucinda 86
205 Frieda 85
206 Hester 85
207 Lois 84
208 Bernice 83
209 Christina 83
210 Elva 81
211 Violet 81
212 Leah 79
213 Teresa 78
214 Virgie 78
215 Wilhelmina 77
216 Isabella 76
217 Meta 76
218 Carolyn 75
219 Phoebe 75
220 Linnie 74
221 Lila 73
222 Minerva 73
223 Lura 73
224 Johanna 73
225 Lenora 73
226 Jeanette 73
227 Lettie 72
228 Lora 72
229 Adele 71
230 Flossie 70
231 Myrtie 70
232 Hallie 69
233 Regina 67
234 Belva 66
235 Fanny 66
236 Mittie 66
237 Gertie 65
238 Elnora 64
239 Zella 63
240 Selma 63
241 Lilly 63
242 Geneva 63
243 Jeannette 63
244 Cecilia 63
245 Gussie 62
246 Irma 62
247 Freda 61
248 Ophelia 61
249 Naomi 61
250 Marian 61

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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