Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1903

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1903. 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 1903, 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 14,275
2 Helen 6,129
3 Anna 5,098
4 Margaret 5,046
5 Ruth 4,518
6 Elizabeth 3,723
7 Marie 3,469
8 Florence 3,468
9 Ethel 3,257
10 Mildred 3,088
11 Dorothy 3,078
12 Alice 2,996
13 Lillian 2,972
14 Gladys 2,674
15 Edna 2,667
16 Grace 2,615
17 Annie 2,551
18 Rose 2,478
19 Frances 2,365
20 Clara 2,342
21 Bessie 2,339
22 Bertha 2,309
23 Emma 2,308
24 Gertrude 2,253
25 Mabel 2,163
26 Hazel 2,139
27 Pearl 2,046
28 Irene 2,001
29 Martha 1,980
30 Myrtle 1,980
31 Louise 1,935
32 Catherine 1,916
33 Edith 1,901
34 Esther 1,883
35 Minnie 1,846
36 Eva 1,783
37 Ida 1,774
38 Elsie 1,720
39 Agnes 1,616
40 Josephine 1,587
41 Sarah 1,553
42 Ruby 1,538
43 Laura 1,503
44 Viola 1,495
45 Nellie 1,491
46 Lillie 1,485
47 Thelma 1,479
48 Julia 1,447
49 Beatrice 1,439
50 Ella 1,419
51 Mattie 1,278
52 Carrie 1,252
53 Alma 1,244
54 Evelyn 1,211
55 Jessie 1,202
56 Lena 1,200
57 Lucille 1,193
58 Mae 1,192
59 Blanche 1,174
60 Hattie 1,106
61 Marion 1,042
62 Pauline 1,042
63 Virginia 1,032
64 Fannie 1,016
65 Stella 1,016
66 Katherine 1,015
67 Willie 1,014
68 Lucy 990
69 Mamie 990
70 Cora 986
71 Jennie 936
72 Beulah 920
73 Lula 913
74 Rosa 911
75 Vera 899
76 Leona 881
77 Bernice 868
78 Ada 843
79 Eleanor 840
80 Maggie 780
81 Dora 778
82 Daisy 776
83 Maude 776
84 Ann 774
85 Ellen 773
86 Kathryn 729
87 Nora 724
88 Hilda 698
89 Sadie 683
90 Susie 680
91 Marguerite 667
92 Lois 664
93 Violet 636
94 Georgia 632
95 Doris 629
96 Della 611
97 Olive 597
98 Betty 596
99 Velma 589
100 Anne 581
101 Emily 558
102 Theresa 553
103 Effie 552
104 Lola 547
105 Nettie 547
106 Opal 542
107 May 541
108 Flora 536
109 Nancy 527
110 Sallie 523
111 Katie 512
112 Marjorie 511
113 Lottie 509
114 Loretta 505
115 Charlotte 504
116 Lydia 502
117 Inez 485
118 Alberta 483
119 Eunice 469
120 Sylvia 464
121 Jean 462
122 Mable 461
123 Ollie 460
124 Lizzie 458
125 Eula 449
126 Addie 441
127 Henrietta 433
128 Vivian 432
129 Goldie 430
130 Genevieve 427
131 Verna 424
132 Rosie 423
133 Lela 420
134 Etta 416
135 Harriet 416
136 Estelle 402
137 Madeline 400
138 Ora 399
139 Iva 398
140 Essie 396
141 Caroline 389
142 Rachel 383
143 Jane 381
144 Maria 379
145 Lucile 370
146 Christine 363
147 Marian 355
148 Naomi 355
149 Kathleen 352
150 Amelia 347
151 Barbara 346
152 Irma 346
153 Nina 345
154 Rebecca 334
155 Sara 333
156 Victoria 330
157 Nannie 325
158 Norma 311
159 Sophie 311
160 Ola 309
161 Geneva 308
162 Estella 305
163 Susan 305
164 Juanita 304
165 Erma 302
166 Flossie 297
167 Frieda 294
168 Wilma 293
169 Sally 288
170 Luella 286
171 Mollie 284
172 Alta 282
173 Olga 281
174 Freda 280
175 Celia 278
176 Audrey 276
177 Fern 276
178 Winifred 272
179 Janie 260
180 Isabel 257
181 Ina 256
182 Elva 255
183 Hannah 250
184 Allie 247
185 Amanda 247
186 Eliza 247
187 Matilda 245
188 Amy 242
189 Cecelia 242
190 Cleo 221
191 Muriel 220
192 Cecilia 218
193 Miriam 218
194 Selma 218
195 Rena 217
196 Virgie 214
197 Isabelle 213
198 Sophia 213
199 Regina 213
200 Adeline 212
201 Josie 210
202 Winnie 208
203 Lila 206
204 Nell 206
205 Augusta 205
206 Roberta 205
207 Leola 204
208 Anita 202
209 Kate 202
210 Belle 200
211 Bonnie 200
212 Callie 199
213 Margie 199
214 Geraldine 198
215 Jeanette 198
216 Jewel 197
217 Jewell 197
218 Dollie 193
219 Fay 190
220 Faye 190
221 Millie 189
222 Bertie 188
223 Tillie 179
224 Maud 176
225 Zelma 176
226 Leah 175
227 Veronica 175
228 Rita 174
229 Teresa 174
230 Gussie 170
231 Letha 165
232 Adele 164
233 Claire 164
234 Roxie 163
235 Elma 162
236 Jeannette 161
237 Ila 160
238 Antoinette 159
239 Cecile 159
240 Mayme 158
241 Carolyn 157
242 Angeline 152
243 Gracie 151
244 Maudie 151
245 Phyllis 150
246 Angelina 149
247 Marcella 149
248 Lelia 149
249 Cornelia 148
250 Hester 147

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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