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Most Popular Baby Names of 1897

Here are the most popular names of 1897. 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 Thomas
Hebrew: Twin
12 Walter
German: Powerful ruler
13 Harry
English: Army man
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 Harold
English: Army commander
22 Raymond
French: Guards wisely; German: Form of Raymond (guar…
23 Louis
English: Form of Lawrence; German: Famous fighter; F…
24 Carl
English: A man; German: Variant of Charles. A man.
25 Earl
Anglo-Saxon: Chief; English: Nobleman. Name based on…

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