Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1915

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1915. 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 1915, 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 58,187
2 Helen 30,866
3 Dorothy 25,154
4 Margaret 23,054
5 Ruth 21,878
6 Mildred 15,254
7 Anna 15,119
8 Elizabeth 14,103
9 Frances 12,787
10 Evelyn 11,595
11 Marie 11,363
12 Virginia 10,952
13 Alice 10,525
14 Florence 10,105
15 Lillian 9,546
16 Rose 9,375
17 Irene 8,323
18 Louise 8,313
19 Catherine 8,181
20 Edna 8,144
21 Gladys 7,857
22 Josephine 7,606
23 Ethel 7,379
24 Ruby 7,237
25 Martha 7,216
26 Hazel 7,092
27 Grace 7,044
28 Eleanor 7,036
29 Lucille 7,006
30 Thelma 6,762
31 Edith 6,761
32 Pauline 6,334
33 Esther 6,321
34 Doris 6,292
35 Gertrude 6,077
36 Annie 5,936
37 Beatrice 5,342
38 Clara 5,285
39 Marjorie 5,119
40 Emma 5,044
41 Elsie 4,967
42 Bernice 4,937
43 Ann 4,895
44 Julia 4,831
45 Agnes 4,795
46 Bertha 4,785
47 Lois 4,775
48 Jean 4,603
49 Katherine 4,488
50 Marion 4,456
51 Sarah 4,415
52 Anne 4,333
53 Betty 4,181
54 Ida 4,125
55 Eva 4,079
56 Pearl 3,976
57 Bessie 3,888
58 Myrtle 3,865
59 Viola 3,855
60 Kathryn 3,778
61 Laura 3,723
62 Mabel 3,683
63 Nellie 3,679
64 Stella 3,657
65 Vera 3,460
66 Jessie 3,356
67 Sylvia 3,284
68 Minnie 3,270
69 Jane 3,264
70 Alma 3,248
71 Rita 3,063
72 Willie 3,041
73 Jennie 3,015
74 Leona 2,972
75 Ella 2,954
76 Genevieve 2,928
77 Lena 2,927
78 Vivian 2,857
79 Lucy 2,814
80 Wilma 2,773
81 Charlotte 2,757
82 Violet 2,752
83 Barbara 2,704
84 Lillie 2,687
85 Marguerite 2,687
86 Marian 2,612
87 Blanche 2,590
88 Ellen 2,581
89 Mae 2,486
90 Opal 2,482
91 Mattie 2,434
92 Juanita 2,398
93 Theresa 2,309
94 Velma 2,287
95 Beulah 2,268
96 June 2,139
97 Sophie 2,112
98 Maxine 2,110
99 Emily 2,091
100 Phyllis 2,088
101 Inez 2,005
102 Nancy 1,987
103 Carrie 1,968
104 Kathleen 1,940
105 Fannie 1,927
106 Sara 1,913
107 Hilda 1,891
108 Geraldine 1,866
109 Eunice 1,860
110 Geneva 1,856
111 Georgia 1,853
112 Harriet 1,849
113 Hattie 1,825
114 Ada 1,817
115 Loretta 1,810
116 Rosa 1,793
117 Estelle 1,784
118 Norma 1,737
119 Cora 1,683
120 Alberta 1,675
121 Madeline 1,670
122 Dora 1,666
123 Olive 1,654
124 Mamie 1,629
125 Christine 1,625
126 Verna 1,570
127 Audrey 1,565
128 Naomi 1,548
129 Lula 1,537
130 Olga 1,532
131 Daisy 1,518
132 Eileen 1,493
133 Sadie 1,458
134 Muriel 1,445
135 Lucile 1,441
136 Lola 1,420
137 Caroline 1,402
138 Miriam 1,377
139 Erma 1,375
140 Flora 1,368
141 Lorraine 1,323
142 Irma 1,310
143 Winifred 1,299
144 Nora 1,293
145 Mable 1,287
146 Maria 1,286
147 Dolores 1,280
148 Jeanette 1,273
149 Susie 1,270
150 Maggie 1,269
151 Victoria 1,266
152 Henrietta 1,246
153 Lottie 1,237
154 Wanda 1,233
155 Elaine 1,212
156 Rachel 1,205
157 Fern 1,175
158 Janet 1,173
159 Rebecca 1,169
160 Eula 1,162
161 Roberta 1,156
162 Shirley 1,135
163 Sally 1,121
164 Anita 1,116
165 Amelia 1,115
166 Nettie 1,106
167 Adeline 1,097
168 Carolyn 1,096
169 Della 1,086
170 Lydia 1,086
171 Nina 1,085
172 Goldie 1,051
173 Antoinette 1,047
174 Rosie 975
175 May 974
176 Freda 944
177 Isabel 943
178 Isabelle 942
179 Lorene 940
180 Bonnie 939
181 Katie 937
182 Dorothea 925
183 Angeline 922
184 Cleo 914
185 Veronica 914
186 Marcella 905
187 Jeannette 903
188 Adele 897
189 Patricia 895
190 Iva 878
191 Essie 869
192 Regina 869
193 Arlene 864
194 Ollie 855
195 Celia 853
196 Effie 844
197 Rosalie 840
198 Jeanne 828
199 Angelina 826
200 Cecelia 821
201 Rosemary 820
202 Susan 817
203 Sue 812
204 Claire 809
205 Addie 808
206 Ora 803
207 Eloise 798
208 Frieda 792
209 Faye 790
210 Joan 784
211 Luella 783
212 Sallie 781
213 Lela 774
214 Maude 771
215 Etta 766
216 Elva 753
217 Selma 741
218 Margie 740
219 Mollie 738
220 Constance 728
221 Cecilia 723
222 Alta 721
223 Ina 705
224 Fay 701
225 Angela 698
226 Jewell 692
227 Sophia 692
228 Nell 689
229 Teresa 686
230 Lila 684
231 Matilda 682
232 Helene 682
233 Leola 669
234 Reba 662
235 Annette 660
236 Lizzie 657
237 Jewel 652
238 Joyce 640
239 Amy 624
240 Ola 611
241 Nannie 607
242 Estella 599
243 Carol 596
244 Flossie 582
245 Elma 575
246 Gwendolyn 575
247 Janie 571
248 Eleanore 570
249 Laverne 564
250 Ernestine 564

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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