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Most Popular Baby Names of 1896

Here are the most popular names of 1896. Click on any name to learn more about it, find similar names, or add it to your favorites.

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Rank Name Meaning
1 John
Hebrew: Jehovah has been gracious, has shown favor. …
2 William
German: Resolute protector, will. For a long time af…
3 James
Hebrew: Supplanter; English: Replace
4 George
English: Farmer. In medieval legend St. George (the …
5 Charles
German: A man. French variant of Carl adopted by the…
6 Joseph
Hebrew: May Jah give increase. In the Bible, Joseph,…
7 Frank
English: Free, a free man; French: Free, a free man
8 Robert
Scottish: Famed, bright, shining. 14th-century King …
9 Edward
Anglo-Saxon: Guardian; English: Wealthy guardian; Ge…
10 Henry
French: Rules the home; German: Rules his household.…
11 Harry
English: Army man
12 Thomas
Hebrew: Twin
13 Walter
German: Powerful ruler
14 Arthur
Arthurian Legend: Noble, courageous. Legendary sixth…
15 Albert
English: Noble, bright. Prince Albert was Queen Vict…
16 Fred
German: Variant of Frederick (peaceful ruler)
17 Clarence
18 Willie
English: Resolute, will. Abbreviation of names begin…
19 Roy
Scottish: Red; French: Regal; Celtic: Red haired
20 Paul
English: Little. Biblical apostle and evangelist Pau…
21 Earl
Anglo-Saxon: Chief; English: Nobleman. Name based on…
22 Louis
English: Form of Lawrence; German: Famous fighter; F…
23 Harold
English: Army commander
24 Raymond
French: Guards wisely; German: Form of Raymond (guar…
25 Carl
English: A man; German: Variant of Charles. A man.

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