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Most Popular Baby Names of 1917

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Rank Name Meaning
1 Mary
Hebrew: Bitter; English: Bitter. Variant of Miriam. …
2 Helen
3 Dorothy
Greek: Gift of God
4 Margaret
Irish: Name of a saint; Arabic: Child of light, pear…
5 Ruth
Hebrew: Friend
6 Mildred
English: Mild of strength; Anglo-Saxon: Gentle advisor
7 Anna
Arthurian Legend: Arthur's sister; Native American: …
8 Elizabeth
English: Bountiful, God of plenty; Hebrew: Bountiful…
9 Frances
10 Virginia
English: Chaste, virginal; Spanish: Virgin
11 Evelyn
Celtic: Light; English: Life. A male surname in mode…
12 Marie
English: Variant of Mary (bitter); French: Variant o…
13 Alice
English: Of the nobility; German: Sweet; Celtic: Noble
14 Florence
English: Flowering
15 Lillian
English: The flower lily is a symbol of innocence, p…
16 Rose
French: Rose; Scottish: Flower
17 Irene
Spanish: Peace
18 Catherine
Anglo-Saxon: Innocent
19 Louise
German: Renowned warrior; French: Renowned fighter. …
20 Edna
Celtic: Fire; Hebrew: Pleasure, delight. Derived fro…
21 Josephine
Hebrew: God will add; French: Feminine form of Joseph
22 Martha
Hebrew: Bitter
23 Gladys
24 Ethel
English: Noble; German: Noble; Hebrew: Noble
25 Doris

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