Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1912

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1912. 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 1912, 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 32,304
2 Helen 16,133
3 Dorothy 12,645
4 Margaret 12,536
5 Ruth 11,280
6 Mildred 8,764
7 Anna 8,586
8 Elizabeth 8,528
9 Frances 6,680
10 Marie 6,642
11 Alice 6,285
12 Florence 5,739
13 Evelyn 5,620
14 Lillian 5,568
15 Rose 5,431
16 Edna 5,136
17 Louise 5,116
18 Ethel 5,073
19 Gladys 4,980
20 Virginia 4,810
21 Catherine 4,666
22 Irene 4,646
23 Ruby 4,452
24 Grace 4,418
25 Hazel 4,197
26 Thelma 4,183
27 Annie 4,083
28 Josephine 3,980
29 Martha 3,911
30 Gertrude 3,887
31 Edith 3,842
32 Lucille 3,763
33 Esther 3,569
34 Clara 3,480
35 Emma 3,357
36 Bertha 3,288
37 Beatrice 3,205
38 Pauline 3,163
39 Eleanor 3,120
40 Agnes 2,945
41 Sarah 2,919
42 Elsie 2,895
43 Bessie 2,832
44 Julia 2,825
45 Ida 2,740
46 Mabel 2,714
47 Ann 2,666
48 Doris 2,657
49 Eva 2,636
50 Myrtle 2,599
51 Bernice 2,593
52 Viola 2,550
53 Katherine 2,546
54 Pearl 2,528
55 Marion 2,522
56 Marjorie 2,468
57 Laura 2,413
58 Anne 2,369
59 Nellie 2,365
60 Minnie 2,295
61 Willie 2,267
62 Alma 2,183
63 Lois 2,146
64 Jean 2,056
65 Jessie 2,052
66 Betty 2,011
67 Lillie 2,003
68 Vera 1,974
69 Ella 1,921
70 Mattie 1,915
71 Kathryn 1,905
72 Lena 1,903
73 Stella 1,834
74 Mae 1,775
75 Blanche 1,761
76 Leona 1,650
77 Sylvia 1,639
78 Lucy 1,636
79 Marguerite 1,620
80 Beulah 1,607
81 Jennie 1,595
82 Carrie 1,580
83 Violet 1,535
84 Vivian 1,487
85 Opal 1,465
86 Ellen 1,449
87 Fannie 1,425
88 Velma 1,403
89 Jane 1,390
90 Hattie 1,389
91 Charlotte 1,375
92 Genevieve 1,353
93 Marian 1,313
94 Rosa 1,305
95 Mamie 1,273
96 Ada 1,268
97 Theresa 1,268
98 Cora 1,253
99 Wilma 1,241
100 Inez 1,228
101 Georgia 1,196
102 Barbara 1,184
103 Juanita 1,182
104 Hilda 1,158
105 Emily 1,147
106 Alberta 1,133
107 Lula 1,094
108 Nancy 1,078
109 Eunice 1,066
110 Dora 1,061
111 Estelle 1,053
112 Daisy 1,044
113 Harriet 1,043
114 Sadie 1,032
115 Maggie 1,013
116 Geneva 991
117 Sophie 989
118 Kathleen 985
119 Loretta 978
120 Susie 976
121 Sara 962
122 Geraldine 949
123 Christine 944
124 Madeline 942
125 Mable 919
126 Verna 914
127 Lola 903
128 Flora 899
129 Lucile 882
130 Nora 882
131 Olive 874
132 Naomi 835
133 Maria 828
134 Maxine 823
135 Henrietta 822
136 Sally 821
137 Norma 800
138 Rosie 793
139 Caroline 785
140 Phyllis 779
141 Erma 774
142 Lottie 772
143 Nettie 762
144 Rebecca 754
145 Audrey 745
146 Irma 743
147 Eula 742
148 Della 733
149 Katie 732
150 Victoria 711
151 Rachel 703
152 Lydia 701
153 May 698
154 Olga 696
155 Essie 695
156 Muriel 695
157 Roberta 693
158 Goldie 688
159 Miriam 686
160 Amelia 672
161 Effie 666
162 Winifred 662
163 Ollie 644
164 Sallie 637
165 Rita 636
166 Jeanette 623
167 Fern 613
168 Ora 605
169 Maude 598
170 Nina 582
171 Addie 578
172 Adeline 570
173 Freda 566
174 Dorothea 562
175 Isabel 556
176 Lorraine 554
177 Janet 553
178 Veronica 552
179 Iva 550
180 Lizzie 548
181 Wanda 545
182 Anita 540
183 Bonnie 539
184 Lela 523
185 Dolores 522
186 Susan 522
187 Isabelle 520
188 Celia 519
189 Carolyn 517
190 Leola 514
191 Cecelia 513
192 Etta 510
193 Ola 509
194 Antoinette 507
195 Patricia 504
196 Lorene 500
197 Marcella 490
198 Shirley 489
199 Jeannette 487
200 Luella 483
201 Regina 483
202 Eloise 474
203 Eileen 470
204 Cleo 469
205 June 467
206 Mollie 463
207 Alta 459
208 Faye 459
209 Jewell 456
210 Cecilia 453
211 Frieda 445
212 Claire 440
213 Fay 436
214 Rosalie 433
215 Sue 431
216 Elva 430
217 Nannie 427
218 Nell 422
219 Ina 419
220 Adele 418
221 Janie 416
222 Jewel 416
223 Angela 398
224 Matilda 398
225 Sophia 397
226 Lila 396
227 Estella 394
228 Flossie 393
229 Angelina 387
230 Selma 387
231 Angeline 386
232 Helene 378
233 Constance 375
234 Elma 375
235 Amy 371
236 Johnnie 365
237 Hannah 359
238 Avis 358
239 Margie 356
240 Ernestine 354
241 Jeanne 347
242 Teresa 344
243 Virgie 342
244 Annette 342
245 Reba 335
246 Arlene 325
247 Carol 324
248 Allie 322
249 Rena 319
250 Joan 317

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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