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50 most popular baby names for boy and girl child in 1919

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It turns out that many popular names from a century ago remain popular (think William, James and Elizabeth), while others (like Mildred, Gladys and Ralph) have faded. Still others (like Evelyn) declined in popularity over the 20th century but made a resurgence in recent years.

Baby name trends come and go, but some monikers have real staying power ― like 100 years’ worth.

Knowing that the Social Security Administration’s database tracks baby name popularity going back to the 1880s, we decided to take a look at parents’ top picks from a century ago.

Below, the 25 most popular baby names for boys and girls in 1919:

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Girls

  1. Mildred
  2. Virginia
  3. Elizabeth
  4. Frances
  5. Anna
  6. Louise
  7. Gladys
  8. Edna
  9. Catherine
  10. Ruby
  11. Martha
  12. Evelyn
  13. Marie
  14. Alice
  15. Florence
  16. Betty
  17. Irene
  18. Mary
  19. Helen
  20. Dorothy
  21. Margaret
  22. Ruth
  23. Lillian
  24. Doris
  25. Rose

Boys

  1. Richard
  2. Harold
  3. Raymond
  4. Paul
  5. Henry
  6. Donald
  7. Albert
  8. James
  9. Robert
  10. Charles
  11. George
  12. Joseph
  13. Edward
  14. Frank
  15. Thomas
  16. Walter
  17. Ralph
  18. Willie
  19. Howard
  20. Clarence
  21. Arthur
  22. Harry
  23. Jack
  24. John
  25. William