Thursday, September 29, 2011

What's in a (Baby) Name? The Boy Edition

You guessed it! I'm back to my baby name research.

Since the last three part segment dealt with girl's names, I figured I'd better be fair & give the boy's names their turn. I'll try to have meanings for you next month. So, here we go...

The 20(ish) Most Popular Baby BOY Names in Greenwich, NY 1881-1913*
1.)   William
2.)   John
3.)   Charles, George
5.)   James
6.)   Robert
7.)   Edward
8.)   Harold
9.)   Raymond
10.) Walter
11.) Earl, Henry, Thomas
14.) Frank, Harry
16.) Albert, Donald, Kenneth
19.) David, Joseph, Lewis

The 20(ish) Most Popular Baby BOY Names in USA 1881-1913^
1.)   John
2.)   William
3.)   James
4.)   George
5.)   Charles
6.)   Joseph
7.)   Robert
8.)   Frank
9.)   Edward
10.) Thomas
11.) Henry
12.) Harry
13.) Walter
14.) Arthur
15.) Albert
16.) Fred
17.) Willie
18.) Clarence
19.) Paul
20.) Louis

* compiled from Town & Village of Greenwich, NY birth records 1881-1913
^ compiled from data on the Social Security Administration website http://www.ssa.gov/OACT/babynames/

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