The Most Popular Names From The 1910s

William Taft turned over the presidency to Woodrow Wilson, milk cost a mere 32 cents a gallon, and only 1 of 1000 marriages ended in divorce.
Here's what those people were naming their babies during our the teen years of the 20th century!

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

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

This data comes from a 5% sampling of Social Security card applications with dates of birth from January 1910 through December 1919. PregnancyAndBaby.com

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