Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1922

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1922. 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 1922, 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 72,176
2 Dorothy 37,715
3 Helen 32,509
4 Margaret 26,863
5 Ruth 23,631
6 Betty 20,895
7 Virginia 19,146
8 Mildred 16,412
9 Elizabeth 15,243
10 Frances 15,053
11 Doris 13,798
12 Anna 13,408
13 Evelyn 13,318
14 Marie 11,912
15 Alice 11,277
16 Marjorie 10,385
17 Irene 10,173
18 Florence 10,035
19 Lillian 9,429
20 Jean 9,109
21 Martha 9,021
22 Louise 8,886
23 Rose 8,790
24 Catherine 8,537
25 Gladys 8,042
26 Ruby 8,003
27 Josephine 7,865
28 Eleanor 7,852
29 Edna 7,622
30 Annie 7,476
31 Thelma 7,254
32 Ethel 7,245
33 Lucille 7,150
34 Edith 7,136
35 Lois 6,946
36 Pauline 6,811
37 Hazel 6,758
38 Grace 6,743
39 Shirley 6,408
40 Barbara 6,272
41 Bernice 5,912
42 Marion 5,667
43 Beatrice 5,476
44 Esther 5,474
45 June 5,382
46 Norma 5,238
47 Clara 5,126
48 Gertrude 5,082
49 Ann 5,054
50 Emma 5,013
51 Sarah 4,982
52 Rita 4,977
53 Phyllis 4,935
54 Katherine 4,827
55 Jane 4,805
56 Lorraine 4,668
57 Juanita 4,643
58 Geraldine 4,642
59 Elsie 4,618
60 Julia 4,616
61 Gloria 4,496
62 Agnes 4,480
63 Bertha 4,419
64 Eva 4,192
65 Ida 3,987
66 Anne 3,974
67 Marian 3,950
68 Laura 3,902
69 Patricia 3,902
70 Willie 3,884
71 Pearl 3,848
72 Viola 3,793
73 Kathryn 3,792
74 Vivian 3,733
75 Myrtle 3,649
76 Charlotte 3,582
77 Wilma 3,535
78 Nancy 3,518
79 Vera 3,510
80 Kathleen 3,466
81 Bessie 3,447
82 Maxine 3,444
83 Nellie 3,274
84 Alma 3,233
85 Lillie 3,200
86 Violet 3,194
87 Jessie 3,182
88 Stella 3,166
89 Audrey 3,163
90 Ella 3,150
91 Minnie 3,116
92 Wanda 2,986
93 Lucy 2,977
94 Sylvia 2,961
95 Ellen 2,953
96 Eileen 2,939
97 Jeanne 2,917
98 Genevieve 2,897
99 Mabel 2,894
100 Margie 2,854
101 Leona 2,825
102 Elaine 2,793
103 Mattie 2,746
104 Dolores 2,715
105 Jennie 2,670
106 Marguerite 2,657
107 Lena 2,625
108 Opal 2,562
109 Theresa 2,543
110 Geneva 2,444
111 Mae 2,404
112 Muriel 2,392
113 Velma 2,367
114 Georgia 2,363
115 Blanche 2,323
116 Christine 2,267
117 Harriet 2,236
118 Sara 2,220
119 Eunice 2,179
120 Rosemary 2,170
121 Emily 2,146
122 Carrie 2,120
123 Rosa 2,107
124 Beulah 2,097
125 Loretta 2,095
126 Joyce 2,016
127 Joan 2,010
128 Jeanette 2,005
129 Janet 2,004
130 Inez 1,991
131 Hilda 1,962
132 Maria 1,929
133 Arlene 1,884
134 Naomi 1,869
135 Fannie 1,867
136 Alberta 1,852
137 Bonnie 1,824
138 Dora 1,807
139 Hattie 1,781
140 Anita 1,762
141 Cora 1,762
142 Lula 1,758
143 Madeline 1,732
144 Carolyn 1,706
145 Marilyn 1,698
146 Verna 1,693
147 Mamie 1,689
148 Ada 1,684
149 Constance 1,676
150 Roberta 1,659
151 Miriam 1,639
152 Mable 1,620
153 Sophie 1,582
154 Rachel 1,541
155 Marcella 1,537
156 Olga 1,535
157 Daisy 1,530
158 Carol 1,522
159 Flora 1,522
160 Bette 1,482
161 Lola 1,478
162 Winifred 1,428
163 Beverly 1,411
164 Erma 1,411
165 Rosie 1,385
166 Donna 1,349
167 Claire 1,339
168 Estelle 1,331
169 Olive 1,323
170 Maggie 1,313
171 Peggy 1,304
172 Susie 1,303
173 Rebecca 1,296
174 Eula 1,284
175 Antoinette 1,270
176 Caroline 1,269
177 Sadie 1,263
178 Lorene 1,241
179 Eloise 1,222
180 Nora 1,219
181 Laverne 1,214
182 Fern 1,207
183 Henrietta 1,169
184 Irma 1,167
185 Della 1,155
186 Victoria 1,145
187 Regina 1,136
188 Nina 1,131
189 Lucile 1,130
190 Billie 1,105
191 Rosalie 1,104
192 Lottie 1,090
193 Adeline 1,085
194 Katie 1,051
195 Amelia 1,032
196 Veronica 1,028
197 Jeannette 1,027
198 Angelina 1,026
199 Lydia 1,025
200 Essie 1,022
201 Jacqueline 1,021
202 Cleo 991
203 Nettie 989
204 Sally 972
205 Ernestine 951
206 Angeline 935
207 Dorothea 931
208 Melba 929
209 Goldie 926
210 Faye 924
211 Freda 924
212 Lila 919
213 Imogene 916
214 Ollie 915
215 Delores 911
216 Johnnie 902
217 Adele 900
218 Isabel 888
219 Bettie 868
220 Lela 865
221 Ora 865
222 Luella 861
223 Addie 856
224 May 855
225 Annette 851
226 Jewell 830
227 Effie 810
228 Jewel 810
229 Susan 795
230 Isabelle 794
231 Carmen 783
232 Leola 778
233 Gwendolyn 771
234 Priscilla 761
235 Iva 761
236 Cecelia 760
237 Yvonne 758
238 Sallie 757
239 Janice 745
240 Cecilia 733
241 Reba 728
242 Eleanore 724
243 Etta 720
244 Teresa 701
245 Ola 698
246 Selma 692
247 Alta 691
248 Ina 689
249 Elva 686
250 Lizzie 684

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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