Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1905

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1905. 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 1905, 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 16,067
2 Helen 6,811
3 Margaret 5,690
4 Anna 5,424
5 Ruth 5,068
6 Elizabeth 4,121
7 Dorothy 3,937
8 Mildred 3,758
9 Marie 3,643
10 Alice 3,610
11 Florence 3,478
12 Ethel 3,401
13 Lillian 3,185
14 Gladys 2,996
15 Edna 2,953
16 Frances 2,887
17 Annie 2,793
18 Rose 2,724
19 Grace 2,630
20 Bessie 2,446
21 Bertha 2,434
22 Clara 2,397
23 Louise 2,367
24 Irene 2,357
25 Hazel 2,351
26 Emma 2,298
27 Gertrude 2,276
28 Catherine 2,198
29 Mabel 2,178
30 Edith 2,137
31 Pearl 2,108
32 Martha 2,091
33 Myrtle 2,026
34 Esther 1,993
35 Minnie 1,950
36 Thelma 1,945
37 Josephine 1,894
38 Ruby 1,885
39 Eva 1,815
40 Elsie 1,811
41 Sarah 1,762
42 Ida 1,757
43 Agnes 1,718
44 Viola 1,697
45 Beatrice 1,661
46 Evelyn 1,661
47 Julia 1,642
48 Nellie 1,626
49 Laura 1,566
50 Lucille 1,533
51 Lillie 1,481
52 Ella 1,438
53 Virginia 1,394
54 Pauline 1,381
55 Mattie 1,371
56 Alma 1,333
57 Jessie 1,315
58 Carrie 1,288
59 Willie 1,285
60 Mae 1,284
61 Lena 1,258
62 Hattie 1,197
63 Blanche 1,190
64 Katherine 1,190
65 Marion 1,141
66 Lucy 1,132
67 Stella 1,097
68 Fannie 1,085
69 Leona 1,083
70 Mamie 1,068
71 Vera 1,053
72 Cora 1,044
73 Eleanor 1,041
74 Bernice 1,032
75 Ann 996
76 Jennie 981
77 Beulah 968
78 Lula 963
79 Rosa 922
80 Ada 873
81 Ellen 845
82 Violet 831
83 Doris 812
84 Maggie 809
85 Betty 807
86 Kathryn 788
87 Daisy 776
88 Lois 763
89 Dora 757
90 Marguerite 753
91 Sadie 750
92 Nora 742
93 Susie 739
94 Georgia 722
95 Velma 722
96 Marjorie 712
97 Maude 709
98 Anne 708
99 Opal 702
100 Emily 683
101 Hilda 655
102 Flora 628
103 Lola 624
104 Charlotte 614
105 Sallie 607
106 Inez 601
107 Olive 598
108 Theresa 598
109 Della 593
110 Alberta 577
111 Nettie 573
112 Mable 562
113 Katie 553
114 Goldie 548
115 Jean 548
116 Lottie 547
117 Effie 542
118 Nancy 535
119 May 530
120 Sylvia 528
121 Loretta 527
122 Eunice 525
123 Lydia 518
124 Estelle 510
125 Genevieve 508
126 Eula 502
127 Rosie 500
128 Vivian 492
129 Verna 488
130 Ollie 486
131 Lucile 479
132 Essie 476
133 Lizzie 476
134 Addie 465
135 Lela 465
136 Marian 455
137 Sara 437
138 Ora 431
139 Maria 430
140 Henrietta 428
141 Irma 428
142 Iva 422
143 Rachel 421
144 Harriet 413
145 Madeline 412
146 Caroline 407
147 Flossie 406
148 Rebecca 402
149 Geneva 398
150 Etta 397
151 Jane 393
152 Kathleen 386
153 Sophie 374
154 Barbara 366
155 Amelia 365
156 Naomi 361
157 Juanita 360
158 Wilma 357
159 Nina 354
160 Christine 344
161 Mollie 344
162 Ola 344
163 Victoria 343
164 Erma 330
165 Susan 320
166 Leola 319
167 Alta 316
168 Amanda 311
169 Norma 311
170 Freda 310
171 Janie 306
172 Nannie 303
173 Sally 303
174 Allie 298
175 Cecelia 293
176 Isabel 292
177 Olga 288
178 Luella 287
179 Ina 283
180 Winifred 276
181 Estella 275
182 Frieda 275
183 Fern 273
184 Audrey 272
185 Celia 270
186 Amy 269
187 Matilda 268
188 Bonnie 264
189 Elva 261
190 Geraldine 259
191 Isabelle 253
192 Jewell 253
193 Cleo 248
194 Virgie 244
195 Jeanette 243
196 Roberta 243
197 Cecilia 237
198 Sophia 237
199 Adeline 236
200 Miriam 234
201 Nell 229
202 Selma 224
203 Regina 223
204 Eliza 222
205 Hannah 219
206 Callie 217
207 Dorothea 217
208 Josie 217
209 Veronica 217
210 Augusta 216
211 Fay 215
212 Lila 211
213 Carolyn 210
214 Anita 209
215 Winnie 207
216 Belle 205
217 Gussie 205
218 Jeannette 205
219 Rena 204
220 Jewel 201
221 Adele 200
222 Dollie 200
223 Millie 193
224 Maud 192
225 Sue 191
226 Margie 190
227 Elnora 189
228 Faye 189
229 Rita 188
230 Muriel 186
231 Lora 185
232 Claire 184
233 Madge 184
234 Kate 183
235 Phyllis 183
236 Antoinette 181
237 Johnnie 181
238 Teresa 178
239 Marcella 175
240 Letha 174
241 Roxie 174
242 Tillie 172
243 Angelina 171
244 Delia 171
245 Elma 171
246 Lorene 171
247 Lessie 168
248 Gracie 168
249 Leah 168
250 Ila 166

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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