Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1899

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1899. 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 1899, 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 13,172
2 Anna 5,115
3 Helen 5,048
4 Margaret 4,249
5 Ruth 3,912
6 Florence 3,314
7 Elizabeth 3,287
8 Marie 3,156
9 Ethel 2,999
10 Lillian 2,703
11 Edna 2,534
12 Alice 2,523
13 Emma 2,445
14 Clara 2,441
15 Grace 2,353
16 Bertha 2,294
17 Mildred 2,291
18 Annie 2,289
19 Bessie 2,280
20 Gladys 2,228
21 Rose 2,197
22 Mabel 2,127
23 Gertrude 2,110
24 Frances 2,058
25 Minnie 2,036
26 Hazel 2,033
27 Pearl 1,999
28 Martha 1,907
29 Esther 1,823
30 Myrtle 1,821
31 Ida 1,804
32 Edith 1,793
33 Elsie 1,706
34 Irene 1,703
35 Dorothy 1,687
36 Catherine 1,628
37 Agnes 1,611
38 Sarah 1,587
39 Eva 1,582
40 Louise 1,536
41 Nellie 1,510
42 Ella 1,502
43 Laura 1,472
44 Josephine 1,388
45 Lillie 1,350
46 Carrie 1,346
47 Julia 1,297
48 Mattie 1,171
49 Lena 1,159
50 Viola 1,156
51 Alma 1,146
52 Ruby 1,103
53 Hattie 1,087
54 Jessie 1,081
55 Blanche 1,063
56 Beatrice 1,061
57 Jennie 1,061
58 Cora 1,056
59 Mae 1,035
60 Lucy 1,018
61 Ada 984
62 Stella 975
63 Marion 973
64 Mamie 966
65 Katherine 942
66 Maude 908
67 Lula 894
68 Fannie 886
69 Vera 864
70 Maggie 814
71 Lucille 812
72 Pauline 811
73 Willie 806
74 Evelyn 802
75 Virginia 776
76 Beulah 770
77 Rosa 765
78 Thelma 736
79 Dora 717
80 Nora 709
81 Ellen 708
82 Sadie 705
83 Marguerite 693
84 Leona 665
85 Daisy 660
86 Susie 622
87 Hilda 621
88 Kathryn 621
89 Nettie 611
90 Effie 597
91 Della 595
92 Ann 586
93 Lottie 584
94 Eleanor 575
95 May 571
96 Emily 569
97 Lydia 566
98 Olive 565
99 Georgia 553
100 Sallie 544
101 Theresa 532
102 Flora 520
103 Bernice 515
104 Charlotte 496
105 Lizzie 492
106 Anne 476
107 Nancy 475
108 Katie 459
109 Marjorie 448
110 Lola 437
111 Violet 435
112 Iva 432
113 Doris 431
114 Harriet 431
115 Inez 431
116 Lela 417
117 Lois 415
118 Addie 412
119 Betty 410
120 Henrietta 410
121 Loretta 410
122 Goldie 397
123 Etta 394
124 Caroline 393
125 Nina 390
126 Eunice 385
127 Ollie 383
128 Jane 382
129 Estelle 376
130 Sylvia 371
131 Ora 357
132 Genevieve 356
133 Eula 354
134 Susan 350
135 Rebecca 347
136 Essie 342
137 Mable 339
138 Marian 336
139 Velma 334
140 Amelia 332
141 Rosie 332
142 Nannie 331
143 Verna 329
144 Amanda 326
145 Rachel 324
146 Sara 323
147 Jean 318
148 Madeline 316
149 Matilda 312
150 Frieda 307
151 Lucile 305
152 Alberta 304
153 Mollie 301
154 Christine 299
155 Olga 292
156 Victoria 289
157 Estella 288
158 Hannah 288
159 Amy 281
160 Ola 280
161 Alta 278
162 Opal 278
163 Sophie 278
164 Irma 276
165 Barbara 273
166 Naomi 272
167 Freda 266
168 Maria 266
169 Flossie 265
170 Winnie 264
171 Eliza 256
172 Vivian 250
173 Erma 247
174 Luella 246
175 Maud 244
176 Ina 243
177 Isabel 243
178 Josie 243
179 Winifred 241
180 Sophia 238
181 Wilma 235
182 Fern 232
183 Celia 231
184 Kathleen 230
185 Augusta 228
186 Janie 224
187 Allie 219
188 Kate 219
189 Geneva 218
190 Cecelia 214
191 Norma 214
192 Callie 208
193 Selma 206
194 Virgie 206
195 Cecilia 205
196 Adeline 200
197 Elva 194
198 Rena 193
199 Juanita 192
200 Millie 192
201 Nell 192
202 Lila 190
203 Sally 185
204 Veronica 182
205 Isabelle 181
206 Miriam 181
207 Belle 180
208 Delia 180
209 Lulu 179
210 Tillie 175
211 Mayme 170
212 Muriel 167
213 Adele 164
214 Birdie 163
215 Bertie 162
216 Jeanette 162
217 Teresa 162
218 Bonnie 159
219 Lora 154
220 Maudie 153
221 Leola 151
222 Roxie 151
223 Leah 149
224 Dollie 148
225 Hester 148
226 Lelia 148
227 Cecile 147
228 Rita 147
229 Adelaide 144
230 Anita 142
231 Jewell 141
232 Carolyn 141
233 Lorena 140
234 Roberta 140
235 Fay 139
236 Leila 139
237 Gussie 137
238 Elma 136
239 Bettie 135
240 Helena 135
241 Cleo 132
242 Neva 131
243 Regina 131
244 Antoinette 130
245 Geraldine 130
246 Audrey 129
247 Letha 129
248 Johanna 128
249 Mathilda 127
250 Rhoda 127

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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