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Most Popular Baby Names of 1917

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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 George
English: Farmer. In medieval legend St. George (the …
7 Charles
German: A man. French variant of Carl adopted by 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 Harold
English: Army commander
13 Paul
English: Little. Biblical apostle and evangelist Pau…
14 Richard
German: Powerful, strong ruler. A Teutonic name from…
15 Henry
French: Rules the home; German: Rules his household.…
16 Raymond
French: Guards wisely; German: Form of Raymond (guar…
17 Arthur
Arthurian Legend: Noble, courageous. Legendary sixth…
18 Albert
English: Noble, bright. Prince Albert was Queen Vict…
19 Harry
English: Army man
20 Donald
Celtic: Dark stranger; Scottish: Great chief. Donald…
21 Ralph
English: Red wolf
22 Jack
English: God has been gracious, has shown favor. Bas…
23 Louis
English: Form of Lawrence; German: Famous fighter; F…
24 Carl
English: A man; German: Variant of Charles. A man.
25 Clarence

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