Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1901

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1901. 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 1901, 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 13,136
2 Helen 5,247
3 Anna 4,923
4 Margaret 4,424
5 Ruth 3,974
6 Elizabeth 3,216
7 Marie 3,157
8 Florence 3,131
9 Ethel 3,067
10 Lillian 2,681
11 Gladys 2,676
12 Alice 2,562
13 Edna 2,488
14 Mildred 2,424
15 Grace 2,398
16 Annie 2,396
17 Emma 2,374
18 Clara 2,319
19 Bertha 2,257
20 Rose 2,212
21 Bessie 2,183
22 Dorothy 2,173
23 Hazel 2,097
24 Mabel 2,097
25 Frances 2,071
26 Minnie 2,026
27 Gertrude 1,964
28 Myrtle 1,892
29 Martha 1,886
30 Irene 1,879
31 Pearl 1,866
32 Edith 1,863
33 Esther 1,844
34 Ida 1,835
35 Elsie 1,747
36 Louise 1,640
37 Eva 1,617
38 Catherine 1,599
39 Agnes 1,525
40 Sarah 1,514
41 Nellie 1,454
42 Ella 1,435
43 Josephine 1,434
44 Laura 1,402
45 Lillie 1,382
46 Julia 1,362
47 Viola 1,331
48 Carrie 1,247
49 Ruby 1,225
50 Mattie 1,224
51 Lena 1,216
52 Alma 1,195
53 Beatrice 1,183
54 Mae 1,140
55 Jessie 1,116
56 Hattie 1,106
57 Thelma 1,090
58 Cora 1,027
59 Blanche 1,025
60 Mamie 992
61 Lucy 979
62 Evelyn 966
63 Marion 963
64 Pauline 938
65 Stella 928
66 Ada 913
67 Lula 905
68 Willie 901
69 Jennie 898
70 Lucille 894
71 Katherine 890
72 Fannie 873
73 Vera 860
74 Beulah 859
75 Rosa 845
76 Virginia 825
77 Maude 819
78 Leona 779
79 Dora 768
80 Maggie 746
81 Nora 727
82 Ellen 711
83 Marguerite 699
84 Eleanor 686
85 Sadie 676
86 Bernice 660
87 Daisy 653
88 Susie 650
89 Ann 634
90 Kathryn 620
91 Violet 611
92 Hilda 574
93 Nettie 562
94 Theresa 554
95 May 550
96 Georgia 549
97 Effie 545
98 Olive 539
99 Emily 537
100 Della 534
101 Doris 530
102 Nancy 519
103 Lydia 507
104 Anne 504
105 Charlotte 503
106 Lottie 498
107 Flora 493
108 Lola 493
109 Lois 488
110 Sallie 488
111 Marjorie 480
112 Betty 473
113 Ollie 462
114 Inez 459
115 Lizzie 458
116 Katie 453
117 Lela 443
118 Loretta 438
119 Goldie 430
120 Iva 427
121 Mable 425
122 Eunice 424
123 Harriet 414
124 Eula 408
125 Caroline 406
126 Opal 406
127 Ora 400
128 Addie 399
129 Sylvia 390
130 Velma 388
131 Alberta 386
132 Henrietta 383
133 Estelle 382
134 Etta 381
135 Rachel 369
136 Essie 368
137 Genevieve 368
138 Verna 361
139 Nannie 358
140 Amelia 350
141 Maria 350
142 Lucile 346
143 Victoria 346
144 Rebecca 342
145 Susan 342
146 Vivian 342
147 Madeline 341
148 Rosie 330
149 Jean 329
150 Jane 325
151 Mollie 324
152 Ola 324
153 Sophie 324
154 Frieda 323
155 Amanda 317
156 Sara 315
157 Irma 304
158 Flossie 301
159 Marian 296
160 Nina 295
161 Elva 283
162 Estella 281
163 Janie 278
164 Barbara 277
165 Alta 275
166 Christine 275
167 Matilda 275
168 Olga 273
169 Kathleen 272
170 Hannah 266
171 Norma 264
172 Naomi 256
173 Freda 255
174 Celia 251
175 Juanita 251
176 Cecelia 249
177 Ina 249
178 Wilma 245
179 Amy 244
180 Geneva 244
181 Selma 242
182 Luella 239
183 Erma 236
184 Winifred 232
185 Augusta 225
186 Maud 221
187 Sophia 221
188 Regina 219
189 Miriam 218
190 Winnie 218
191 Fern 217
192 Rena 215
193 Virgie 215
194 Allie 214
195 Isabel 214
196 Sally 214
197 Belle 208
198 Eliza 207
199 Josie 205
200 Nell 205
201 Veronica 199
202 Bertie 196
203 Cecilia 196
204 Kate 196
205 Millie 196
206 Muriel 195
207 Isabelle 194
208 Adeline 192
209 Elma 189
210 Anita 184
211 Leah 184
212 Callie 183
213 Mayme 183
214 Lila 181
215 Bonnie 179
216 Roxie 179
217 Leola 176
218 Birdie 170
219 Dollie 169
220 Gussie 167
221 Jeannette 167
222 Margie 165
223 Roberta 165
224 Delia 164
225 Teresa 164
226 Faye 161
227 Jeanette 161
228 Jewel 161
229 Cleo 160
230 Hester 160
231 Jewell 159
232 Lora 159
233 Adele 157
234 Tillie 156
235 Fay 151
236 Maudie 149
237 Carolyn 148
238 Adelaide 147
239 Letha 147
240 Leila 145
241 Madge 143
242 Antoinette 141
243 Geraldine 141
244 Ila 138
245 Lelia 138
246 Cornelia 137
247 Hallie 135
248 Sue 135
249 Lulu 135
250 Rita 135

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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