Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1902

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1902. 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 1902, 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 14,486
2 Helen 5,967
3 Anna 5,288
4 Margaret 5,011
5 Ruth 4,384
6 Elizabeth 3,694
7 Florence 3,509
8 Marie 3,424
9 Ethel 3,295
10 Alice 3,135
11 Lillian 3,063
12 Gladys 2,809
13 Edna 2,754
14 Mildred 2,750
15 Dorothy 2,707
16 Annie 2,664
17 Grace 2,642
18 Emma 2,514
19 Bessie 2,448
20 Rose 2,444
21 Clara 2,432
22 Bertha 2,372
23 Frances 2,326
24 Mabel 2,280
25 Hazel 2,238
26 Irene 2,210
27 Gertrude 2,207
28 Pearl 2,100
29 Minnie 2,055
30 Martha 2,030
31 Catherine 1,896
32 Myrtle 1,884
33 Edith 1,853
34 Ida 1,836
35 Esther 1,833
36 Louise 1,832
37 Eva 1,727
38 Elsie 1,720
39 Sarah 1,710
40 Agnes 1,676
41 Nellie 1,566
42 Josephine 1,565
43 Laura 1,559
44 Lillie 1,533
45 Ella 1,525
46 Julia 1,501
47 Ruby 1,458
48 Viola 1,447
49 Beatrice 1,429
50 Carrie 1,376
51 Mattie 1,353
52 Thelma 1,309
53 Mae 1,261
54 Jessie 1,240
55 Alma 1,229
56 Lena 1,225
57 Hattie 1,163
58 Blanche 1,159
59 Evelyn 1,151
60 Mamie 1,127
61 Lucille 1,087
62 Cora 1,081
63 Stella 1,075
64 Willie 1,071
65 Lucy 1,065
66 Marion 1,033
67 Virginia 1,008
68 Katherine 1,004
69 Jennie 985
70 Pauline 985
71 Lula 976
72 Fannie 971
73 Vera 947
74 Ada 921
75 Rosa 909
76 Leona 875
77 Beulah 873
78 Maggie 853
79 Eleanor 837
80 Maude 834
81 Bernice 794
82 Dora 780
83 Ann 753
84 Ellen 753
85 Daisy 748
86 Nora 724
87 Kathryn 717
88 Susie 717
89 Sadie 716
90 Marguerite 695
91 Georgia 664
92 Effie 658
93 Doris 656
94 Hilda 649
95 Violet 649
96 Della 609
97 Emily 606
98 Lois 594
99 Olive 593
100 Flora 587
101 Betty 580
102 Katie 572
103 Nancy 571
104 Nettie 569
105 Lola 565
106 Anne 564
107 May 560
108 Sallie 556
109 Theresa 549
110 Marjorie 543
111 Lottie 537
112 Lydia 535
113 Velma 526
114 Charlotte 524
115 Lizzie 504
116 Inez 503
117 Opal 498
118 Eunice 490
119 Mable 478
120 Goldie 473
121 Estelle 472
122 Addie 469
123 Eula 466
124 Loretta 461
125 Lela 459
126 Caroline 452
127 Iva 438
128 Henrietta 437
129 Verna 436
130 Ollie 428
131 Ora 427
132 Vivian 425
133 Essie 424
134 Alberta 417
135 Rosie 417
136 Sylvia 411
137 Genevieve 410
138 Jean 408
139 Etta 400
140 Harriet 399
141 Rachel 393
142 Jane 388
143 Lucile 388
144 Rebecca 382
145 Nina 369
146 Irma 368
147 Ola 362
148 Nannie 359
149 Amelia 355
150 Madeline 355
151 Victoria 339
152 Marian 338
153 Mollie 337
154 Sara 335
155 Susan 335
156 Maria 331
157 Flossie 330
158 Naomi 327
159 Kathleen 325
160 Christine 323
161 Olga 321
162 Geneva 308
163 Barbara 306
164 Amanda 301
165 Matilda 290
166 Erma 288
167 Celia 285
168 Estella 283
169 Frieda 282
170 Alta 279
171 Sophie 279
172 Norma 277
173 Wilma 272
174 Hannah 271
175 Sally 266
176 Janie 262
177 Luella 262
178 Allie 261
179 Isabel 256
180 Sophia 256
181 Amy 255
182 Elva 253
183 Selma 252
184 Eliza 249
185 Freda 247
186 Nell 247
187 Cecelia 243
188 Adeline 240
189 Lila 239
190 Fern 238
191 Juanita 234
192 Rena 230
193 Winifred 226
194 Ina 224
195 Callie 221
196 Josie 221
197 Winnie 221
198 Maud 218
199 Veronica 217
200 Kate 213
201 Belle 212
202 Audrey 210
203 Virgie 210
204 Leola 207
205 Muriel 206
206 Bertie 205
207 Isabelle 204
208 Jewell 201
209 Miriam 200
210 Elma 199
211 Cleo 198
212 Jeanette 198
213 Regina 198
214 Augusta 195
215 Cecilia 195
216 Zelma 189
217 Margie 187
218 Gussie 185
219 Millie 185
220 Faye 183
221 Bonnie 182
222 Cecile 181
223 Fay 181
224 Carolyn 179
225 Cornelia 179
226 Dollie 176
227 Roberta 176
228 Jeannette 174
229 Birdie 173
230 Adele 172
231 Leah 171
232 Roxie 170
233 Lora 166
234 Mayme 166
235 Hester 164
236 Lessie 164
237 Phyllis 164
238 Anita 163
239 Elnora 162
240 Lulu 161
241 Gracie 160
242 Letha 159
243 Tillie 159
244 Claire 156
245 Geraldine 156
246 Maudie 155
247 Rosalie 155
248 Ila 154
249 Sue 154
250 Johnnie 154

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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