Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1909

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1909. 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 1909, 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 19,259
2 Helen 9,250
3 Margaret 7,359
4 Ruth 6,509
5 Dorothy 6,253
6 Anna 5,804
7 Elizabeth 5,176
8 Mildred 5,054
9 Marie 4,301
10 Alice 4,170
11 Florence 3,789
12 Frances 3,780
13 Ethel 3,661
14 Lillian 3,596
15 Gladys 3,538
16 Edna 3,429
17 Rose 3,374
18 Evelyn 3,157
19 Louise 3,019
20 Irene 2,961
21 Grace 2,912
22 Annie 2,904
23 Catherine 2,897
24 Hazel 2,708
25 Gertrude 2,622
26 Thelma 2,612
27 Ruby 2,524
28 Martha 2,510
29 Bertha 2,444
30 Virginia 2,420
31 Josephine 2,416
32 Clara 2,403
33 Edith 2,371
34 Emma 2,338
35 Bessie 2,276
36 Lucille 2,192
37 Esther 2,185
38 Beatrice 2,105
39 Elsie 2,064
40 Pearl 2,048
41 Mabel 2,007
42 Agnes 1,974
43 Myrtle 1,950
44 Ida 1,943
45 Julia 1,931
46 Viola 1,926
47 Eva 1,896
48 Pauline 1,896
49 Sarah 1,845
50 Minnie 1,779
51 Nellie 1,768
52 Lillie 1,635
53 Katherine 1,557
54 Willie 1,549
55 Laura 1,524
56 Ann 1,477
57 Eleanor 1,460
58 Marion 1,445
59 Mattie 1,407
60 Ella 1,382
61 Alma 1,375
62 Bernice 1,337
63 Jessie 1,321
64 Doris 1,298
65 Lena 1,295
66 Carrie 1,276
67 Vera 1,242
68 Mae 1,230
69 Blanche 1,217
70 Stella 1,188
71 Lucy 1,175
72 Leona 1,167
73 Lois 1,157
74 Kathryn 1,138
75 Hattie 1,134
76 Anne 1,110
77 Betty 1,082
78 Marjorie 1,082
79 Fannie 1,071
80 Beulah 1,052
81 Marguerite 1,036
82 Opal 1,028
83 Jennie 998
84 Mamie 974
85 Cora 969
86 Ellen 960
87 Rosa 959
88 Ada 945
89 Violet 945
90 Jean 940
91 Lula 922
92 Velma 857
93 Sylvia 847
94 Charlotte 841
95 Dora 829
96 Inez 826
97 Georgia 813
98 Maggie 794
99 Genevieve 785
100 Hilda 773
101 Susie 770
102 Daisy 754
103 Emily 749
104 Sadie 749
105 Alberta 738
106 Theresa 724
107 Nora 670
108 Estelle 669
109 Juanita 668
110 Flora 667
111 Vivian 652
112 Olive 645
113 Wilma 645
114 Marian 641
115 Lola 634
116 Jane 627
117 Eunice 625
118 Nancy 610
119 Rosie 604
120 Mable 586
121 Lottie 583
122 Verna 582
123 Loretta 573
124 Lucile 570
125 Della 568
126 Barbara 567
127 Sara 559
128 Nettie 549
129 Eula 548
130 Maria 544
131 Geneva 539
132 Effie 538
133 Katie 534
134 Goldie 530
135 Harriet 527
136 Kathleen 527
137 Christine 524
138 Maude 520
139 Essie 508
140 Lizzie 504
141 Naomi 504
142 Lydia 503
143 Irma 499
144 Sophie 496
145 Erma 487
146 May 483
147 Ollie 481
148 Henrietta 480
149 Ora 473
150 Sallie 472
151 Rebecca 470
152 Sally 470
153 Madeline 466
154 Rachel 462
155 Addie 453
156 Geraldine 444
157 Caroline 443
158 Norma 438
159 Nina 434
160 Victoria 426
161 Lela 414
162 Iva 401
163 Amelia 388
164 Susan 380
165 Audrey 371
166 Etta 367
167 Mollie 361
168 Olga 359
169 Isabel 356
170 Nannie 355
171 Roberta 353
172 Phyllis 352
173 Adeline 345
174 Fern 345
175 Flossie 343
176 Miriam 339
177 Bonnie 337
178 Cleo 333
179 Maxine 332
180 Alta 327
181 Isabelle 326
182 Leola 326
183 Luella 325
184 Ola 325
185 Celia 324
186 Freda 321
187 Estella 318
188 Jeanette 317
189 Frieda 315
190 Jeannette 311
191 Muriel 311
192 Jewell 304
193 Janie 301
194 Carolyn 299
195 Winifred 297
196 Antoinette 296
197 Rita 295
198 Cecelia 294
199 Anita 291
200 Ina 287
201 Margie 286
202 Virgie 285
203 Shirley 281
204 Matilda 280
205 Elva 279
206 Hannah 278
207 Nell 277
208 Johnnie 275
209 Lorene 274
210 Allie 272
211 Wanda 272
212 Amanda 271
213 Veronica 270
214 Lorraine 269
215 Marcella 266
216 Regina 264
217 Faye 261
218 Claire 259
219 Lila 259
220 Adele 257
221 Cecilia 257
222 Sophia 256
223 Dorothea 253
224 Jewel 252
225 Selma 250
226 Eliza 249
227 Elma 248
228 Fay 246
229 Amy 244
230 Eloise 243
231 Sue 243
232 Janet 242
233 Zelma 240
234 Patricia 233
235 Angeline 232
236 Angelina 227
237 Winnie 225
238 Dolores 220
239 Millie 219
240 Eileen 216
241 Teresa 215
242 June 213
243 Elnora 211
244 Gussie 211
245 Tillie 210
246 Reba 208
247 Constance 206
248 Angela 204
249 Jeanne 202
250 Josie 202

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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