Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1908

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1908. 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 1908, 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 18,665
2 Helen 8,439
3 Margaret 6,976
4 Ruth 6,180
5 Anna 5,860
6 Dorothy 5,703
7 Elizabeth 4,904
8 Mildred 4,624
9 Alice 4,270
10 Marie 4,076
11 Florence 3,883
12 Ethel 3,786
13 Lillian 3,634
14 Frances 3,593
15 Gladys 3,580
16 Rose 3,382
17 Edna 3,365
18 Louise 2,937
19 Grace 2,901
20 Evelyn 2,857
21 Annie 2,820
22 Catherine 2,750
23 Irene 2,732
24 Hazel 2,698
25 Gertrude 2,562
26 Thelma 2,526
27 Edith 2,410
28 Josephine 2,389
29 Bertha 2,384
30 Emma 2,357
31 Clara 2,352
32 Martha 2,324
33 Ruby 2,229
34 Bessie 2,201
35 Virginia 2,195
36 Esther 2,187
37 Mabel 2,096
38 Lucille 2,080
39 Pearl 2,075
40 Beatrice 1,997
41 Elsie 1,983
42 Viola 1,964
43 Ida 1,952
44 Myrtle 1,952
45 Agnes 1,934
46 Eva 1,930
47 Minnie 1,817
48 Sarah 1,814
49 Nellie 1,757
50 Julia 1,749
51 Pauline 1,702
52 Laura 1,558
53 Alma 1,474
54 Lillie 1,471
55 Katherine 1,430
56 Ella 1,428
57 Mae 1,384
58 Jessie 1,382
59 Willie 1,371
60 Mattie 1,364
61 Bernice 1,363
62 Ann 1,354
63 Marion 1,349
64 Lena 1,331
65 Eleanor 1,302
66 Carrie 1,239
67 Stella 1,216
68 Vera 1,204
69 Blanche 1,162
70 Doris 1,155
71 Hattie 1,137
72 Betty 1,128
73 Leona 1,118
74 Lucy 1,118
75 Anne 1,088
76 Fannie 1,085
77 Kathryn 1,058
78 Jennie 1,038
79 Mamie 1,028
80 Lois 1,023
81 Violet 1,017
82 Beulah 1,015
83 Cora 962
84 Opal 955
85 Marjorie 942
86 Rosa 941
87 Ada 922
88 Marguerite 913
89 Lula 892
90 Velma 860
91 Jean 852
92 Ellen 848
93 Dora 806
94 Theresa 795
95 Maggie 772
96 Sadie 770
97 Georgia 768
98 Charlotte 766
99 Daisy 765
100 Inez 757
101 Sylvia 748
102 Hilda 735
103 Emily 732
104 Susie 698
105 Flora 677
106 Eunice 676
107 Estelle 675
108 Genevieve 654
109 Nancy 651
110 Nora 648
111 Olive 648
112 Alberta 641
113 Wilma 630
114 Lola 623
115 Lucile 592
116 Lottie 580
117 Marian 579
118 Juanita 572
119 Loretta 566
120 Mable 566
121 Vivian 561
122 Eula 558
123 Della 549
124 Effie 549
125 Verna 549
126 Harriet 548
127 Sara 546
128 Nettie 543
129 Goldie 538
130 Jane 531
131 Katie 531
132 Kathleen 527
133 Sophie 523
134 May 515
135 Barbara 514
136 Geneva 511
137 Maude 510
138 Christine 504
139 Rosie 502
140 Lydia 499
141 Sallie 489
142 Maria 480
143 Irma 478
144 Erma 477
145 Henrietta 468
146 Naomi 458
147 Madeline 457
148 Essie 451
149 Rebecca 451
150 Caroline 449
151 Nina 449
152 Ollie 447
153 Addie 445
154 Sally 443
155 Lizzie 436
156 Victoria 435
157 Norma 430
158 Ora 426
159 Rachel 425
160 Iva 418
161 Lela 411
162 Etta 400
163 Amelia 370
164 Audrey 370
165 Ola 368
166 Fern 364
167 Geraldine 362
168 Celia 351
169 Isabel 351
170 Susan 350
171 Freda 349
172 Adeline 346
173 Olga 345
174 Miriam 342
175 Mollie 341
176 Flossie 340
177 Luella 336
178 Cecelia 325
179 Leola 321
180 Estella 317
181 Frieda 317
182 Alta 313
183 Nannie 313
184 Faye 311
185 Isabelle 308
186 Jeanette 304
187 Virgie 302
188 Bonnie 299
189 Ina 299
190 Roberta 296
191 Cleo 290
192 Jewell 288
193 Nell 288
194 Phyllis 288
195 Veronica 286
196 Janie 284
197 Matilda 284
198 Shirley 284
199 Winifred 281
200 Carolyn 280
201 Elva 279
202 Anita 277
203 Sophia 276
204 Fay 267
205 Antoinette 266
206 Cecilia 263
207 Muriel 262
208 Amanda 260
209 Jeannette 260
210 Selma 257
211 Regina 256
212 Rita 255
213 Lila 254
214 Lorraine 253
215 Angelina 251
216 Marcella 248
217 Dorothea 246
218 Allie 245
219 Amy 245
220 Jewel 244
221 Eliza 243
222 Margie 243
223 Hannah 240
224 Claire 235
225 Teresa 233
226 Janet 231
227 Wanda 226
228 Maxine 220
229 Lorene 218
230 Callie 214
231 Constance 214
232 Gussie 213
233 Dolores 212
234 Elma 208
235 Josie 207
236 June 206
237 Sue 206
238 Patricia 205
239 Eloise 201
240 Rena 201
241 Madge 200
242 Zelma 199
243 Eileen 199
244 Letha 198
245 Tillie 198
246 Winnie 197
247 Lee 197
248 Ila 196
249 Leah 194
250 Adele 192

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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