Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1914

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1914. 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 1914, 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 45,345
2 Helen 23,221
3 Dorothy 18,782
4 Margaret 17,763
5 Ruth 15,839
6 Anna 11,865
7 Mildred 11,650
8 Elizabeth 11,367
9 Frances 9,677
10 Marie 8,829
11 Evelyn 8,506
12 Alice 8,198
13 Florence 7,886
14 Virginia 7,601
15 Rose 7,574
16 Lillian 7,354
17 Louise 6,648
18 Catherine 6,613
19 Edna 6,289
20 Gladys 6,227
21 Ethel 6,204
22 Irene 6,197
23 Josephine 5,896
24 Ruby 5,625
25 Grace 5,594
26 Thelma 5,496
27 Martha 5,432
28 Eleanor 5,374
29 Hazel 5,324
30 Lucille 5,320
31 Edith 5,209
32 Gertrude 4,938
33 Annie 4,800
34 Pauline 4,699
35 Esther 4,654
36 Doris 4,429
37 Clara 4,240
38 Beatrice 4,232
39 Emma 3,972
40 Ann 3,888
41 Bertha 3,859
42 Julia 3,814
43 Bernice 3,730
44 Agnes 3,721
45 Marjorie 3,712
46 Elsie 3,683
47 Sarah 3,679
48 Katherine 3,652
49 Ida 3,561
50 Marion 3,550
51 Lois 3,432
52 Eva 3,401
53 Anne 3,365
54 Jean 3,281
55 Bessie 3,260
56 Pearl 3,223
57 Viola 3,204
58 Mabel 3,131
59 Laura 3,059
60 Myrtle 3,049
61 Nellie 2,952
62 Betty 2,933
63 Kathryn 2,901
64 Jessie 2,861
65 Stella 2,771
66 Willie 2,759
67 Minnie 2,718
68 Vera 2,683
69 Alma 2,648
70 Sylvia 2,565
71 Jane 2,340
72 Ella 2,308
73 Lucy 2,298
74 Lillie 2,287
75 Lena 2,259
76 Genevieve 2,254
77 Jennie 2,225
78 Mattie 2,193
79 Leona 2,174
80 Blanche 2,164
81 Vivian 2,080
82 Barbara 2,061
83 Violet 2,061
84 Marguerite 2,050
85 Mae 2,049
86 Ellen 2,039
87 Rita 2,010
88 Charlotte 2,007
89 Opal 1,893
90 Marian 1,862
91 Carrie 1,798
92 Velma 1,795
93 Theresa 1,794
94 Juanita 1,792
95 Wilma 1,787
96 Beulah 1,775
97 Hattie 1,678
98 Emily 1,650
99 Fannie 1,616
100 Sophie 1,584
101 Inez 1,579
102 Nancy 1,575
103 Hilda 1,525
104 Rosa 1,514
105 Cora 1,500
106 Ada 1,494
107 Georgia 1,492
108 Sara 1,488
109 Eunice 1,478
110 Kathleen 1,475
111 Harriet 1,455
112 Estelle 1,432
113 Phyllis 1,407
114 Maxine 1,396
115 Mamie 1,386
116 Madeline 1,381
117 Christine 1,374
118 Geneva 1,371
119 Alberta 1,350
120 Lula 1,345
121 Dora 1,343
122 Loretta 1,323
123 Geraldine 1,320
124 Sadie 1,296
125 Verna 1,226
126 Daisy 1,202
127 Olive 1,200
128 Norma 1,172
129 Lucile 1,166
130 Susie 1,165
131 Flora 1,152
132 June 1,148
133 Muriel 1,133
134 Naomi 1,128
135 Maria 1,117
136 Olga 1,107
137 Mable 1,081
138 Audrey 1,070
139 Sally 1,065
140 Henrietta 1,058
141 Maggie 1,055
142 Lottie 1,053
143 Nora 1,038
144 Lola 1,031
145 Victoria 1,026
146 Irma 1,015
147 Erma 993
148 Caroline 989
149 Miriam 981
150 Jeanette 977
151 Rachel 975
152 Lorraine 969
153 Rosie 957
154 Nettie 936
155 Dolores 934
156 Amelia 926
157 Eula 923
158 Roberta 921
159 Eileen 920
160 Shirley 906
161 Winifred 904
162 Rebecca 890
163 Janet 883
164 Wanda 881
165 Della 879
166 Adeline 878
167 Katie 861
168 Lydia 839
169 Carolyn 835
170 Antoinette 830
171 Nina 828
172 Fern 821
173 Goldie 787
174 Bonnie 783
175 May 769
176 Veronica 767
177 Ollie 765
178 Sallie 760
179 Isabel 747
180 Isabelle 739
181 Essie 737
182 Dorothea 731
183 Marcella 729
184 Effie 726
185 Lorene 722
186 Anita 720
187 Adele 709
188 Addie 708
189 Jeannette 699
190 Ora 698
191 Regina 694
192 Maude 693
193 Celia 692
194 Freda 689
195 Angelina 686
196 Cecelia 679
197 Cleo 672
198 Eloise 663
199 Faye 663
200 Susan 661
201 Patricia 656
202 Lela 647
203 Mollie 644
204 Frieda 639
205 Sue 634
206 Angeline 632
207 Iva 618
208 Jeanne 612
209 Arlene 608
210 Luella 604
211 Constance 600
212 Angela 590
213 Margie 588
214 Selma 587
215 Rosalie 584
216 Etta 581
217 Joan 578
218 Ola 571
219 Claire 570
220 Jewell 570
221 Elaine 568
222 Leola 567
223 Fay 566
224 Elva 563
225 Rosemary 563
226 Lila 561
227 Alta 552
228 Lizzie 551
229 Sophia 548
230 Flossie 538
231 Helene 538
232 Nell 530
233 Annette 526
234 Cecilia 525
235 Teresa 524
236 Jewel 515
237 Estella 514
238 Reba 502
239 Ina 495
240 Johnnie 494
241 Matilda 494
242 Elma 484
243 Ernestine 473
244 Amy 472
245 Janie 472
246 Leah 457
247 Nannie 457
248 Joyce 456
249 Hannah 443
250 Eleanore 438

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.

Link To or Reference This Page

We spent a lot of time downloading, cleaning, merging, and formatting the data that is shown on the site.

If you found the data or information on this page useful in your research, please use the tool below to properly cite or reference Name Census as the source. We appreciate your support!

  • "Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1914". NameCensus.com. Accessed on January 29, 2022. http://namecensus.com/baby-names/popular-girl-names-in-1914/.

  • "Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1914". NameCensus.com, http://namecensus.com/baby-names/popular-girl-names-in-1914/. Accessed 29 January, 2022

  • Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1914. NameCensus.com. Retrieved from http://namecensus.com/baby-names/popular-girl-names-in-1914/.