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Most Popular Baby Names of 1916

Here are the most popular names of 1916. 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 Robert
 
Scottish: Famed, bright, shining. 14th-century King …
5 Joseph
 
Hebrew: May Jah give increase. In the Bible, Joseph,…
6 Charles
 
German: A man. French variant of Carl adopted by the…
7 George
 
English: Farmer. In medieval legend St. George (the …
8 Edward
 
Anglo-Saxon: Guardian; English: Wealthy guardian; Ge…
9 Frank
 
English: Free, a free man; French: Free, a free man
10 Thomas
 
Hebrew: Twin
11 Walter
 
German: Powerful ruler
12 Paul
 
English: Little. Biblical apostle and evangelist Pau…
13 Harold
 
English: Army commander
14 Henry
 
French: Rules the home; German: Rules his household.…
15 Richard
 
German: Powerful, strong ruler. A Teutonic name from…
16 Raymond
 
French: Guards wisely; German: Form of Raymond (guar…
17 Albert
 
English: Noble, bright. Prince Albert was Queen Vict…
18 Arthur
 
Arthurian Legend: Noble, courageous. Legendary sixth…
19 Harry
 
English: Army man
20 Donald
 
Celtic: Dark stranger; Scottish: Great chief. Donald…
21 Ralph
 
English: Red wolf
22 Louis
 
English: Form of Lawrence; German: Famous fighter; F…
23 Carl
 
English: A man; German: Variant of Charles. A man.
24 Clarence
 
25 Howard
 
English: Chief guardian

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