Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1919

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1919. 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 1919, 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 65,838
2 Helen 33,706
3 Dorothy 31,734
4 Margaret 26,238
5 Ruth 24,563
6 Mildred 17,300
7 Virginia 15,636
8 Elizabeth 15,287
9 Frances 15,107
10 Anna 14,498
11 Evelyn 13,321
12 Marie 12,009
13 Alice 11,141
14 Florence 10,482
15 Betty 10,106
16 Irene 9,712
17 Lillian 9,516
18 Doris 9,434
19 Rose 9,195
20 Louise 8,812
21 Gladys 8,717
22 Edna 8,404
23 Catherine 8,335
24 Ruby 8,334
25 Martha 8,321
26 Josephine 8,105
27 Lucille 7,856
28 Ethel 7,810
29 Edith 7,767
30 Eleanor 7,611
31 Thelma 7,558
32 Hazel 7,430
33 Marjorie 7,335
34 Grace 7,195
35 Annie 7,146
36 Pauline 6,973
37 Jean 6,799
38 Esther 6,248
39 Gertrude 6,015
40 Lois 5,976
41 Beatrice 5,856
42 Bernice 5,793
43 Clara 5,404
44 Marion 5,158
45 Emma 5,087
46 Sarah 5,022
47 Elsie 4,995
48 Julia 4,950
49 Ann 4,924
50 Agnes 4,901
51 Katherine 4,846
52 Bertha 4,754
53 Jane 4,526
54 Rita 4,516
55 Eva 4,484
56 Pearl 4,273
57 Ida 4,163
58 Viola 4,129
59 Bessie 4,106
60 Barbara 4,084
61 Willie 4,050
62 Lorraine 3,976
63 Anne 3,975
64 June 3,963
65 Vera 3,848
66 Kathryn 3,825
67 Myrtle 3,816
68 Geraldine 3,727
69 Nellie 3,726
70 Stella 3,700
71 Laura 3,663
72 Vivian 3,640
73 Juanita 3,636
74 Violet 3,597
75 Jessie 3,530
76 Alma 3,438
77 Sylvia 3,412
78 Mabel 3,405
79 Charlotte 3,353
80 Minnie 3,272
81 Lillie 3,262
82 Marian 3,261
83 Norma 3,198
84 Phyllis 3,189
85 Maxine 3,183
86 Wilma 3,170
87 Ella 3,158
88 Genevieve 3,155
89 Shirley 3,149
90 Leona 3,033
91 Lucy 3,007
92 Ellen 2,929
93 Jennie 2,928
94 Lena 2,872
95 Mattie 2,856
96 Marguerite 2,835
97 Blanche 2,668
98 Opal 2,652
99 Mae 2,634
100 Nancy 2,629
101 Kathleen 2,587
102 Theresa 2,380
103 Eileen 2,346
104 Velma 2,341
105 Emily 2,307
106 Georgia 2,284
107 Geneva 2,262
108 Beulah 2,212
109 Sophie 2,200
110 Rosa 2,189
111 Carrie 2,180
112 Sara 2,171
113 Harriet 2,168
114 Patricia 2,144
115 Audrey 2,114
116 Christine 2,111
117 Inez 2,083
118 Loretta 2,067
119 Eunice 2,061
120 Alberta 2,017
121 Fannie 1,981
122 Cora 1,940
123 Hilda 1,917
124 Dolores 1,911
125 Hattie 1,896
126 Janet 1,864
127 Dora 1,835
128 Wanda 1,824
129 Ada 1,818
130 Jeanne 1,817
131 Verna 1,816
132 Mamie 1,793
133 Muriel 1,793
134 Lula 1,776
135 Jeanette 1,767
136 Elaine 1,688
137 Olga 1,687
138 Maria 1,678
139 Madeline 1,659
140 Naomi 1,632
141 Estelle 1,618
142 Lola 1,617
143 Mable 1,610
144 Roberta 1,552
145 Miriam 1,541
146 Anita 1,504
147 Erma 1,497
148 Daisy 1,496
149 Olive 1,488
150 Rachel 1,488
151 Susie 1,476
152 Lucile 1,447
153 Flora 1,444
154 Victoria 1,429
155 Maggie 1,428
156 Arlene 1,427
157 Sadie 1,412
158 Rosie 1,398
159 Eula 1,390
160 Irma 1,375
161 Nora 1,372
162 Lottie 1,368
163 Bonnie 1,343
164 Winifred 1,332
165 Carolyn 1,330
166 Rosemary 1,330
167 Henrietta 1,301
168 Lorene 1,300
169 Caroline 1,296
170 Rebecca 1,267
171 Marcella 1,266
172 Adeline 1,261
173 Joyce 1,255
174 Joan 1,248
175 Della 1,190
176 Fern 1,181
177 Margie 1,158
178 Nina 1,124
179 Nettie 1,109
180 Antoinette 1,090
181 Amelia 1,085
182 Constance 1,078
183 Katie 1,073
184 Jeannette 1,068
185 Regina 1,068
186 Lydia 1,059
187 Veronica 1,047
188 Eloise 1,030
189 Essie 1,023
190 Cleo 1,014
191 Dorothea 1,001
192 Sally 991
193 Goldie 989
194 May 981
195 Ollie 975
196 Isabel 957
197 Claire 953
198 Laverne 944
199 Angelina 940
200 Carol 932
201 Effie 929
202 Faye 926
203 Ora 921
204 Rosalie 910
205 Luella 905
206 Freda 900
207 Lela 898
208 Sallie 897
209 Angeline 894
210 Isabelle 887
211 Adele 886
212 Cecelia 867
213 Iva 861
214 Addie 846
215 Johnnie 832
216 Leola 830
217 Susan 824
218 Jewell 817
219 Lizzie 809
220 Annette 801
221 Melba 791
222 Billie 790
223 Elva 782
224 Jewel 778
225 Donna 774
226 Janie 751
227 Lila 749
228 Cecilia 746
229 Frieda 746
230 Etta 742
231 Alta 738
232 Ernestine 738
233 Eleanore 737
234 Ola 735
235 Peggy 735
236 Bette 718
237 Celia 711
238 Ina 710
239 Teresa 706
240 Reba 706
241 Imogene 702
242 Sue 693
243 Beverly 684
244 Selma 682
245 Iris 677
246 Maude 674
247 Francis 673
248 Nell 666
249 Helene 664
250 Fay 660

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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