Most Popular Baby Girl Names in 1925

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby girl names were for the year 1925. 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 1925, 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 70,586
2 Dorothy 38,570
3 Betty 32,814
4 Helen 29,173
5 Margaret 24,463
6 Ruth 22,247
7 Virginia 17,491
8 Doris 16,076
9 Mildred 14,453
10 Elizabeth 13,936
11 Frances 13,824
12 Evelyn 12,504
13 Anna 12,251
14 Jean 11,598
15 Alice 11,575
16 Marie 10,929
17 Shirley 10,513
18 Lois 9,573
19 Irene 9,441
20 Gloria 9,381
21 Marjorie 9,307
22 Barbara 9,156
23 Martha 8,764
24 Florence 8,585
25 Lillian 8,352
26 Rose 8,280
27 Louise 8,275
28 Patricia 8,095
29 Catherine 7,867
30 Ruby 7,843
31 Eleanor 7,724
32 Annie 7,350
33 Gladys 7,231
34 Norma 6,941
35 Thelma 6,823
36 Josephine 6,809
37 Edna 6,782
38 Pauline 6,729
39 June 6,649
40 Phyllis 6,485
41 Lucille 6,397
42 Edith 6,275
43 Ethel 6,174
44 Grace 5,984
45 Hazel 5,779
46 Bernice 5,728
47 Marion 5,576
48 Rita 5,323
49 Juanita 5,233
50 Beatrice 4,992
51 Lorraine 4,983
52 Ann 4,936
53 Jane 4,881
54 Geraldine 4,838
55 Clara 4,776
56 Esther 4,726
57 Emma 4,714
58 Sarah 4,686
59 Joyce 4,364
60 Nancy 4,325
61 Katherine 4,240
62 Wilma 4,175
63 Elsie 4,146
64 Dolores 4,145
65 Julia 4,047
66 Joan 4,030
67 Marian 3,979
68 Willie 3,946
69 Agnes 3,911
70 Gertrude 3,892
71 Eva 3,855
72 Wanda 3,803
73 Elaine 3,776
74 Bertha 3,772
75 Laura 3,589
76 Vivian 3,576
77 Charlotte 3,551
78 Audrey 3,543
79 Maxine 3,538
80 Theresa 3,516
81 Kathleen 3,503
82 Ida 3,489
83 Marilyn 3,419
84 Viola 3,336
85 Anne 3,320
86 Vera 3,280
87 Bessie 3,266
88 Kathryn 3,263
89 Jeanne 3,225
90 Pearl 3,213
91 Lillie 3,119
92 Violet 3,031
93 Ella 3,006
94 Alma 2,997
95 Myrtle 2,980
96 Eileen 2,963
97 Jessie 2,951
98 Nellie 2,937
99 Margie 2,868
100 Mattie 2,816
101 Ellen 2,794
102 Lucy 2,765
103 Rosemary 2,755
104 Minnie 2,739
105 Beverly 2,668
106 Sylvia 2,537
107 Bonnie 2,532
108 Leona 2,515
109 Geneva 2,470
110 Donna 2,429
111 Janet 2,429
112 Georgia 2,411
113 Genevieve 2,404
114 Stella 2,402
115 Maria 2,360
116 Mae 2,332
117 Peggy 2,321
118 Mabel 2,293
119 Carol 2,286
120 Arlene 2,274
121 Jennie 2,264
122 Loretta 2,255
123 Christine 2,254
124 Lena 2,235
125 Rosa 2,230
126 Muriel 2,215
127 Carolyn 2,189
128 Velma 2,177
129 Opal 2,108
130 Eunice 2,097
131 Harriet 2,068
132 Marguerite 2,061
133 Sara 2,032
134 Carrie 2,024
135 Jacqueline 1,991
136 Dora 1,945
137 Jeanette 1,920
138 Blanche 1,894
139 Inez 1,890
140 Alberta 1,843
141 Billie 1,827
142 Hilda 1,824
143 Beulah 1,777
144 Naomi 1,768
145 Emily 1,767
146 Anita 1,764
147 Roberta 1,759
148 Hattie 1,738
149 Lula 1,707
150 Cora 1,680
151 Fannie 1,656
152 Constance 1,654
153 Verna 1,613
154 Miriam 1,600
155 Bette 1,592
156 Rosie 1,516
157 Janice 1,510
158 Madeline 1,506
159 Claire 1,503
160 Mamie 1,503
161 Ada 1,500
162 Erma 1,490
163 Delores 1,486
164 Lola 1,469
165 Rachel 1,439
166 Mable 1,408
167 Marcella 1,407
168 Flora 1,404
169 Daisy 1,400
170 Laverne 1,335
171 Nora 1,317
172 Susie 1,311
173 Sally 1,310
174 Imogene 1,249
175 Lila 1,248
176 Estelle 1,240
177 Irma 1,231
178 Winifred 1,221
179 Maggie 1,215
180 Eloise 1,212
181 Rebecca 1,204
182 Bettie 1,204
183 Eula 1,203
184 Nina 1,197
185 Caroline 1,193
186 Olga 1,173
187 Antoinette 1,172
188 Lorene 1,151
189 Johnnie 1,127
190 Sophie 1,102
191 Rosalie 1,092
192 Regina 1,077
193 Henrietta 1,059
194 Sadie 1,051
195 Jeannette 1,050
196 Victoria 1,046
197 Angelina 1,028
198 Della 1,028
199 Adeline 1,022
200 Ernestine 1,022
201 Faye 1,011
202 Katie 1,003
203 Fern 976
204 Olive 975
205 Yvonne 964
206 Teresa 955
207 Lydia 954
208 Iris 947
209 Carmen 939
210 Melba 938
211 Essie 925
212 Isabel 900
213 Lucile 900
214 Nettie 897
215 Dorothea 891
216 Amelia 889
217 Freda 889
218 Gwendolyn 889
219 Susan 862
220 Lottie 851
221 May 849
222 Annette 838
223 Ora 833
224 Priscilla 830
225 Veronica 826
226 Ollie 824
227 Angeline 821
228 Lela 818
229 Cleo 812
230 Jewel 812
231 Jewell 810
232 Reba 792
233 Sallie 791
234 Nadine 789
235 Effie 780
236 Joy 772
237 Goldie 764
238 Luella 761
239 Addie 760
240 Leola 757
241 Darlene 742
242 Janie 741
243 Adele 738
244 Ina 737
245 Etta 732
246 Iva 732
247 Cecelia 721
248 Isabelle 709
249 Natalie 708
250 Patsy 706

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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