Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1923

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1923. 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 1923, 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 71,635
2 Dorothy 39,043
3 Helen 31,487
4 Margaret 26,133
5 Betty 25,991
6 Ruth 23,638
7 Virginia 18,326
8 Mildred 15,990
9 Elizabeth 15,461
10 Frances 14,880
11 Doris 14,610
12 Evelyn 13,175
13 Anna 12,864
14 Marie 11,512
15 Alice 11,331
16 Marjorie 10,220
17 Irene 10,053
18 Florence 9,746
19 Jean 9,511
20 Lillian 9,328
21 Martha 8,962
22 Louise 8,882
23 Rose 8,440
24 Catherine 8,438
25 Ruby 8,232
26 Shirley 7,918
27 Lois 7,814
28 Eleanor 7,772
29 Gladys 7,695
30 Josephine 7,559
31 Thelma 7,379
32 Edna 7,299
33 Barbara 7,209
34 Annie 7,095
35 Lucille 6,914
36 Edith 6,835
37 Pauline 6,707
38 Ethel 6,541
39 Grace 6,316
40 Hazel 6,245
41 Norma 5,885
42 June 5,810
43 Bernice 5,808
44 Marion 5,711
45 Phyllis 5,476
46 Beatrice 5,464
47 Esther 5,315
48 Gloria 5,310
49 Clara 5,134
50 Rita 5,095
51 Juanita 5,048
52 Ann 5,022
53 Emma 4,977
54 Sarah 4,963
55 Jane 4,917
56 Patricia 4,800
57 Lorraine 4,764
58 Geraldine 4,712
59 Gertrude 4,699
60 Katherine 4,579
61 Elsie 4,550
62 Julia 4,323
63 Agnes 4,222
64 Bertha 4,122
65 Marian 4,030
66 Eva 3,975
67 Willie 3,964
68 Ida 3,888
69 Vivian 3,831
70 Kathleen 3,754
71 Anne 3,727
72 Kathryn 3,714
73 Laura 3,711
74 Wilma 3,706
75 Nancy 3,673
76 Maxine 3,603
77 Charlotte 3,596
78 Pearl 3,543
79 Viola 3,534
80 Wanda 3,405
81 Bessie 3,387
82 Vera 3,375
83 Dolores 3,369
84 Myrtle 3,314
85 Audrey 3,281
86 Violet 3,276
87 Elaine 3,211
88 Nellie 3,184
89 Alma 3,070
90 Jeanne 3,040
91 Lillie 3,036
92 Lucy 3,002
93 Ella 2,995
94 Jessie 2,995
95 Eileen 2,977
96 Stella 2,956
97 Genevieve 2,869
98 Sylvia 2,838
99 Minnie 2,784
100 Leona 2,744
101 Margie 2,724
102 Mabel 2,695
103 Ellen 2,671
104 Joyce 2,670
105 Theresa 2,614
106 Mattie 2,604
107 Jennie 2,542
108 Lena 2,520
109 Mae 2,428
110 Rosemary 2,428
111 Geneva 2,406
112 Georgia 2,372
113 Opal 2,365
114 Muriel 2,360
115 Marguerite 2,357
116 Velma 2,337
117 Joan 2,304
118 Marilyn 2,287
119 Blanche 2,266
120 Christine 2,257
121 Janet 2,222
122 Harriet 2,199
123 Sara 2,185
124 Loretta 2,143
125 Eunice 2,114
126 Bonnie 2,094
127 Arlene 2,090
128 Emily 2,056
129 Rosa 2,051
130 Beulah 2,050
131 Jeanette 2,029
132 Carolyn 2,010
133 Maria 2,000
134 Carrie 1,930
135 Alberta 1,921
136 Dora 1,904
137 Naomi 1,902
138 Anita 1,869
139 Carol 1,864
140 Hilda 1,862
141 Inez 1,852
142 Fannie 1,776
143 Madeline 1,756
144 Beverly 1,737
145 Miriam 1,733
146 Verna 1,713
147 Hattie 1,700
148 Bette 1,693
149 Cora 1,691
150 Constance 1,687
151 Lula 1,673
152 Roberta 1,658
153 Ada 1,638
154 Mamie 1,605
155 Peggy 1,592
156 Donna 1,578
157 Lola 1,513
158 Marcella 1,503
159 Sophie 1,490
160 Rachel 1,483
161 Flora 1,475
162 Mable 1,472
163 Daisy 1,443
164 Winifred 1,420
165 Jacqueline 1,402
166 Rosie 1,395
167 Claire 1,392
168 Erma 1,390
169 Olga 1,366
170 Susie 1,332
171 Eula 1,307
172 Laverne 1,306
173 Caroline 1,304
174 Rebecca 1,274
175 Antoinette 1,251
176 Maggie 1,248
177 Billie 1,246
178 Lorene 1,227
179 Olive 1,222
180 Nora 1,221
181 Eloise 1,193
182 Nina 1,192
183 Estelle 1,191
184 Delores 1,181
185 Sadie 1,180
186 Regina 1,175
187 Fern 1,169
188 Irma 1,160
189 Rosalie 1,160
190 Victoria 1,150
191 Henrietta 1,149
192 Della 1,125
193 Lottie 1,099
194 Jeannette 1,081
195 Adeline 1,077
196 Lila 1,064
197 Bettie 1,058
198 Lucile 1,055
199 Angelina 1,049
200 Imogene 1,001
201 Sally 999
202 Nettie 998
203 Faye 984
204 Lydia 966
205 Amelia 965
206 Katie 951
207 Johnnie 946
208 Veronica 945
209 Carmen 925
210 Dorothea 925
211 Melba 922
212 Essie 917
213 Angeline 906
214 Ernestine 898
215 Annette 887
216 Cleo 883
217 Goldie 879
218 Iris 875
219 Freda 868
220 May 864
221 Isabel 855
222 Gwendolyn 849
223 Yvonne 843
224 Ollie 830
225 Luella 821
226 Lela 816
227 Susan 812
228 Priscilla 811
229 Jewell 802
230 Sallie 791
231 Adele 789
232 Ora 788
233 Janice 787
234 Cecelia 786
235 Effie 779
236 Iva 760
237 Addie 756
238 Cecilia 742
239 Etta 742
240 Eleanore 729
241 Jewel 729
242 Reba 728
243 Teresa 724
244 Isabelle 723
245 Selma 703
246 Janie 699
247 Natalie 694
248 Leola 683
249 Angela 666
250 Celia 662

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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