Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1906

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1906. 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 1906, 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 16,370
2 Helen 7,176
3 Margaret 6,096
4 Anna 5,502
5 Ruth 5,140
6 Dorothy 4,326
7 Elizabeth 4,320
8 Alice 4,192
9 Mildred 3,873
10 Florence 3,691
11 Marie 3,690
12 Ethel 3,511
13 Lillian 3,293
14 Frances 3,026
15 Edna 3,011
16 Gladys 3,000
17 Rose 2,901
18 Annie 2,774
19 Grace 2,626
20 Irene 2,423
21 Bessie 2,396
22 Gertrude 2,375
23 Hazel 2,315
24 Louise 2,307
25 Bertha 2,302
26 Catherine 2,230
27 Clara 2,228
28 Emma 2,224
29 Martha 2,199
30 Edith 2,160
31 Thelma 2,114
32 Evelyn 2,077
33 Esther 2,065
34 Mabel 2,054
35 Pearl 2,035
36 Ruby 1,962
37 Myrtle 1,921
38 Josephine 1,900
39 Minnie 1,777
40 Elsie 1,771
41 Agnes 1,759
42 Eva 1,758
43 Ida 1,753
44 Sarah 1,697
45 Beatrice 1,679
46 Lucille 1,676
47 Viola 1,675
48 Julia 1,603
49 Nellie 1,596
50 Lillie 1,500
51 Virginia 1,491
52 Laura 1,467
53 Pauline 1,428
54 Ella 1,343
55 Mattie 1,325
56 Katherine 1,277
57 Alma 1,266
58 Jessie 1,247
59 Willie 1,233
60 Mae 1,225
61 Lena 1,206
62 Carrie 1,188
63 Marion 1,183
64 Blanche 1,173
65 Stella 1,141
66 Bernice 1,107
67 Eleanor 1,088
68 Vera 1,083
69 Lucy 1,077
70 Ann 1,064
71 Hattie 1,056
72 Leona 1,017
73 Mamie 1,002
74 Jennie 986
75 Beulah 980
76 Fannie 955
77 Cora 952
78 Kathryn 911
79 Lula 911
80 Ellen 898
81 Betty 865
82 Rosa 865
83 Doris 856
84 Maggie 839
85 Anne 835
86 Violet 830
87 Ada 819
88 Lois 799
89 Marguerite 791
90 Daisy 773
91 Dora 761
92 Sadie 748
93 Marjorie 728
94 Velma 721
95 Opal 718
96 Georgia 706
97 Hilda 705
98 Susie 693
99 Theresa 669
100 Jean 666
101 Nora 644
102 Inez 620
103 Charlotte 619
104 Emily 619
105 Maude 619
106 Flora 618
107 Sylvia 617
108 Lola 616
109 Effie 578
110 Genevieve 561
111 Olive 561
112 Della 557
113 Nancy 557
114 Eunice 554
115 Alberta 548
116 Nettie 537
117 Verna 533
118 Lottie 529
119 May 524
120 Estelle 520
121 Loretta 520
122 Sallie 520
123 Mable 510
124 Eula 507
125 Katie 498
126 Marian 498
127 Harriet 497
128 Rosie 497
129 Vivian 489
130 Lucile 485
131 Goldie 482
132 Lydia 477
133 Henrietta 475
134 Ollie 458
135 Sara 457
136 Lizzie 449
137 Addie 447
138 Lela 447
139 Erma 444
140 Jane 438
141 Madeline 418
142 Barbara 413
143 Kathleen 412
144 Caroline 409
145 Essie 409
146 Christine 408
147 Wilma 408
148 Ora 407
149 Iva 400
150 Rebecca 397
151 Geneva 396
152 Irma 391
153 Juanita 388
154 Maria 388
155 Etta 384
156 Sophie 384
157 Naomi 372
158 Rachel 366
159 Victoria 362
160 Amelia 358
161 Sally 358
162 Mollie 355
163 Ola 341
164 Nina 340
165 Norma 332
166 Susan 327
167 Nannie 323
168 Geraldine 321
169 Isabel 317
170 Olga 317
171 Alta 316
172 Flossie 296
173 Matilda 295
174 Luella 291
175 Cecelia 290
176 Celia 289
177 Freda 287
178 Winifred 287
179 Audrey 278
180 Isabelle 278
181 Fern 277
182 Leola 273
183 Miriam 273
184 Estella 271
185 Jeanette 269
186 Bonnie 268
187 Janie 265
188 Adeline 264
189 Ina 262
190 Amanda 260
191 Hannah 256
192 Jewell 255
193 Selma 252
194 Sophia 247
195 Frieda 244
196 Lila 242
197 Nell 241
198 Amy 240
199 Faye 239
200 Cleo 238
201 Elva 235
202 Roberta 233
203 Regina 229
204 Jewel 227
205 Allie 225
206 Virgie 224
207 Muriel 221
208 Cecilia 219
209 Jeannette 216
210 Veronica 216
211 Fay 215
212 Anita 215
213 Claire 213
214 Millie 213
215 Winnie 211
216 Antoinette 210
217 Eliza 209
218 Callie 208
219 Rita 203
220 Adele 199
221 Johnnie 199
222 Teresa 198
223 Kate 196
224 Lorene 195
225 Phyllis 195
226 Margie 194
227 Elma 193
228 Josie 193
229 Belle 191
230 Angelina 189
231 Gussie 188
232 Rena 188
233 Zelma 188
234 Shirley 187
235 Carolyn 184
236 Dollie 184
237 Dolores 183
238 Marcella 182
239 Augusta 181
240 Maud 181
241 Olivia 181
242 Dorothea 178
243 Sue 178
244 Eloise 176
245 Lenora 176
246 Lora 175
247 Maxine 173
248 Wanda 173
249 Angeline 170
250 Madge 169

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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