Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1894

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1894. 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 1894, 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 13,151
2 Anna 5,565
3 Margaret 3,700
4 Helen 3,676
5 Elizabeth 3,425
6 Ruth 3,372
7 Ethel 3,287
8 Florence 3,233
9 Emma 2,937
10 Marie 2,649
11 Clara 2,603
12 Minnie 2,592
13 Bessie 2,520
14 Bertha 2,496
15 Edna 2,458
16 Lillian 2,441
17 Alice 2,414
18 Annie 2,393
19 Grace 2,361
20 Mabel 2,221
21 Ida 2,195
22 Rose 2,126
23 Hazel 2,103
24 Martha 1,968
25 Gertrude 1,908
26 Edith 1,820
27 Myrtle 1,818
28 Pearl 1,789
29 Frances 1,776
30 Nellie 1,767
31 Ella 1,761
32 Laura 1,730
33 Elsie 1,716
34 Sarah 1,701
35 Eva 1,673
36 Esther 1,654
37 Louise 1,571
38 Agnes 1,470
39 Carrie 1,452
40 Lillie 1,432
41 Catherine 1,430
42 Lena 1,360
43 Irene 1,347
44 Hattie 1,325
45 Julia 1,320
46 Cora 1,319
47 Gladys 1,258
48 Josephine 1,256
49 Mattie 1,238
50 Mildred 1,220
51 Jennie 1,210
52 Alma 1,177
53 Maude 1,144
54 Mae 1,134
55 Jessie 1,120
56 Blanche 1,091
57 Lucy 1,077
58 Dorothy 1,052
59 Mamie 1,043
60 Lula 1,042
61 Stella 1,035
62 Ada 1,018
63 Fannie 1,003
64 Katherine 948
65 Viola 906
66 Maggie 895
67 Ruby 874
68 Nora 854
69 Dora 827
70 Rosa 780
71 May 763
72 Ellen 759
73 Sadie 745
74 Effie 712
75 Willie 709
76 Beatrice 684
77 Della 681
78 Susie 679
79 Beulah 675
80 Pauline 656
81 Daisy 645
82 Nettie 630
83 Marguerite 624
84 Flora 619
85 Lydia 618
86 Vera 618
87 Lottie 597
88 Olive 589
89 Marion 587
90 Sallie 584
91 Virginia 583
92 Lizzie 562
93 Emily 551
94 Georgia 535
95 Katie 525
96 Kathryn 520
97 Etta 519
98 Nancy 515
99 Evelyn 491
100 Charlotte 484
101 Theresa 484
102 Addie 481
103 Caroline 473
104 Leona 471
105 Ann 470
106 Hilda 470
107 Ollie 452
108 Eleanor 450
109 Lucille 440
110 Anne 427
111 Iva 424
112 Amanda 418
113 Lela 413
114 Harriet 411
115 Lola 407
116 Ora 404
117 Henrietta 400
118 Rebecca 399
119 Amelia 390
120 Jane 390
121 Bernice 389
122 Mollie 379
123 Nannie 374
124 Inez 357
125 Susan 357
126 Goldie 349
127 Nina 347
128 Estella 335
129 Maud 333
130 Mable 332
131 Loretta 330
132 Amy 329
133 Kate 328
134 Eula 327
135 Estelle 326
136 Rachel 317
137 Essie 311
138 Verna 310
139 Maria 309
140 Lois 308
141 Sara 304
142 Olga 303
143 Frieda 299
144 Alta 298
145 Betty 298
146 Eliza 297
147 Flossie 297
148 Eunice 295
149 Matilda 295
150 Hannah 293
151 Barbara 290
152 Rosie 288
153 Sylvia 288
154 Violet 286
155 Lulu 278
156 Sophia 276
157 Augusta 272
158 Genevieve 271
159 Marjorie 269
160 Christine 267
161 Ola 264
162 Celia 254
163 Victoria 251
164 Belle 249
165 Janie 246
166 Ina 242
167 Jean 242
168 Isabel 241
169 Josie 241
170 Irma 240
171 Lucile 239
172 Mayme 235
173 Sophie 234
174 Allie 232
175 Luella 228
176 Alberta 227
177 Callie 227
178 Freda 227
179 Rena 217
180 Winifred 216
181 Nell 215
182 Madeline 214
183 Selma 212
184 Vivian 212
185 Erma 211
186 Winnie 202
187 Tillie 198
188 Fern 197
189 Naomi 196
190 Velma 196
191 Doris 187
192 Millie 185
193 Isabelle 184
194 Leah 182
195 Geneva 180
196 Bertie 178
197 Bess 177
198 Lora 177
199 Virgie 177
200 Elva 176
201 Adeline 174
202 Norma 174
203 Delia 172
204 Birdie 169
205 Kathleen 168
206 Sally 168
207 Dollie 166
208 Gussie 165
209 Opal 164
210 Hallie 161
211 Lila 161
212 Cecelia 159
213 Teresa 157
214 Jeanette 152
215 Leila 152
216 Miriam 152
217 Adele 151
218 Myra 148
219 Carolyn 147
220 Lelia 146
221 Hulda 144
222 Cecilia 144
223 Hester 143
224 Katharine 140
225 Louisa 139
226 Zella 138
227 Elsa 137
228 Adelaide 136
229 Mathilda 136
230 Rhoda 136
231 Cornelia 135
232 Jeannette 133
233 Regina 131
234 Gertie 128
235 Leola 128
236 Maudie 128
237 Johanna 127
238 Roxie 127
239 Olivia 127
240 Lilly 127
241 Elma 127
242 Fay 124
243 Marian 124
244 Hettie 122
245 Christina 121
246 Faye 121
247 Bonnie 119
248 Lettie 119
249 Lou 118
250 Nola 118

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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