Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1924

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1924. 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 1924, 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 73,536
2 Dorothy 39,999
3 Helen 31,193
4 Betty 30,600
5 Margaret 26,548
6 Ruth 23,600
7 Virginia 18,622
8 Mildred 15,853
9 Doris 15,786
10 Frances 15,183
11 Elizabeth 14,950
12 Evelyn 13,358
13 Anna 13,077
14 Marie 11,577
15 Alice 11,537
16 Jean 10,723
17 Marjorie 10,069
18 Irene 9,928
19 Shirley 9,490
20 Florence 9,472
21 Martha 9,319
22 Lois 9,299
23 Lillian 9,100
24 Louise 8,854
25 Rose 8,480
26 Ruby 8,406
27 Catherine 8,363
28 Barbara 8,305
29 Eleanor 8,193
30 Gladys 7,790
31 Edna 7,408
32 Annie 7,350
33 Thelma 7,316
34 Josephine 7,274
35 Patricia 6,958
36 Edith 6,891
37 Lucille 6,744
38 Pauline 6,722
39 Ethel 6,585
40 Norma 6,542
41 Gloria 6,534
42 Hazel 6,342
43 Grace 6,329
44 Phyllis 6,267
45 June 6,150
46 Marion 6,047
47 Bernice 6,033
48 Juanita 5,404
49 Rita 5,381
50 Beatrice 5,271
51 Esther 5,257
52 Lorraine 5,109
53 Jane 5,104
54 Sarah 5,045
55 Ann 5,035
56 Clara 4,989
57 Emma 4,897
58 Geraldine 4,833
59 Katherine 4,696
60 Gertrude 4,543
61 Elsie 4,499
62 Julia 4,289
63 Agnes 4,240
64 Marian 4,197
65 Bertha 4,122
66 Eva 4,068
67 Wilma 4,065
68 Willie 3,991
69 Nancy 3,989
70 Ida 3,861
71 Vivian 3,850
72 Laura 3,828
73 Elaine 3,802
74 Wanda 3,735
75 Dolores 3,729
76 Kathleen 3,663
77 Maxine 3,659
78 Pearl 3,635
79 Anne 3,627
80 Charlotte 3,612
81 Kathryn 3,598
82 Viola 3,577
83 Joyce 3,532
84 Audrey 3,521
85 Vera 3,476
86 Bessie 3,404
87 Alma 3,241
88 Violet 3,224
89 Myrtle 3,205
90 Jeanne 3,150
91 Jessie 3,147
92 Nellie 3,075
93 Eileen 3,070
94 Ella 3,061
95 Joan 3,023
96 Theresa 3,021
97 Lillie 2,979
98 Lucy 2,978
99 Ellen 2,949
100 Minnie 2,885
101 Marilyn 2,860
102 Margie 2,831
103 Leona 2,794
104 Sylvia 2,757
105 Stella 2,752
106 Rosemary 2,734
107 Genevieve 2,725
108 Mabel 2,652
109 Mattie 2,600
110 Geneva 2,582
111 Jennie 2,495
112 Lena 2,410
113 Georgia 2,396
114 Mae 2,369
115 Christine 2,325
116 Sara 2,313
117 Bonnie 2,296
118 Janet 2,294
119 Maria 2,292
120 Opal 2,284
121 Beverly 2,283
122 Arlene 2,277
123 Velma 2,272
124 Loretta 2,261
125 Marguerite 2,249
126 Muriel 2,237
127 Carolyn 2,222
128 Harriet 2,189
129 Rosa 2,148
130 Eunice 2,147
131 Donna 2,125
132 Carol 2,094
133 Peggy 2,074
134 Jeanette 2,066
135 Carrie 2,052
136 Emily 2,044
137 Blanche 2,033
138 Beulah 2,006
139 Dora 2,000
140 Naomi 1,981
141 Hilda 1,941
142 Anita 1,853
143 Miriam 1,834
144 Inez 1,825
145 Alberta 1,817
146 Lula 1,776
147 Roberta 1,773
148 Jacqueline 1,771
149 Hattie 1,759
150 Madeline 1,746
151 Bette 1,736
152 Fannie 1,708
153 Verna 1,661
154 Constance 1,655
155 Cora 1,629
156 Mamie 1,627
157 Rachel 1,600
158 Billie 1,599
159 Ada 1,583
160 Claire 1,583
161 Lola 1,538
162 Mable 1,516
163 Rosie 1,482
164 Marcella 1,476
165 Olga 1,462
166 Daisy 1,460
167 Flora 1,449
168 Erma 1,424
169 Laverne 1,383
170 Sophie 1,372
171 Rebecca 1,358
172 Nora 1,335
173 Antoinette 1,333
174 Delores 1,324
175 Caroline 1,302
176 Susie 1,275
177 Eula 1,269
178 Winifred 1,269
179 Irma 1,268
180 Estelle 1,266
181 Maggie 1,259
182 Imogene 1,247
183 Bettie 1,229
184 Regina 1,226
185 Nina 1,212
186 Eloise 1,212
187 Janice 1,175
188 Lorene 1,173
189 Rosalie 1,153
190 Sally 1,145
191 Adeline 1,142
192 Henrietta 1,136
193 Sadie 1,120
194 Victoria 1,102
195 Angelina 1,082
196 Johnnie 1,072
197 Fern 1,059
198 Olive 1,058
199 Lila 1,053
200 Della 1,050
201 Jeannette 1,032
202 Melba 998
203 Lottie 978
204 Katie 974
205 Ernestine 970
206 Veronica 954
207 Carmen 942
208 Nettie 942
209 Dorothea 937
210 Essie 936
211 Lucile 927
212 Faye 920
213 Freda 914
214 Lydia 912
215 Isabel 911
216 Amelia 910
217 Yvonne 910
218 Cleo 909
219 Iris 887
220 Gwendolyn 884
221 Annette 868
222 May 868
223 Lela 863
224 Priscilla 861
225 Ollie 851
226 Goldie 845
227 Susan 832
228 Jewell 830
229 Jewel 823
230 Ora 823
231 Angeline 822
232 Adele 812
233 Teresa 786
234 Sallie 783
235 Luella 776
236 Reba 772
237 Cecilia 768
238 Effie 765
239 Addie 763
240 Iva 763
241 Isabelle 759
242 Leola 757
243 Janie 751
244 Nadine 744
245 Cecelia 742
246 Selma 735
247 Etta 725
248 Eleanore 719
249 Natalie 713
250 Ina 700

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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