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The Most Popular Baby Names From the 1920s

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The Roaring '20s were quite the time to be alive considering the dramatic social and political changes during that era. Along with the rise of the consumer society, jazz music, and advances for women (ish) in that period came a number of baby names that became and remained popular from 1920 to 1929.

From the popular names of the decade recorded by the Social Security Administration to names inspired by the vibe of the era, find a perfect name from the 1920s for your little one ahead.

The Most Popular Boys' Names From the 1920s

  1. Albert
  2. Alfred
  3. Anthony
  4. Arthur
  5. Bernard
  6. Billy
  7. Calvin
  8. Carl
  9. Cecil
  10. Charles
  11. Chester
  12. Clarence
  13. Clifford
  14. Clyde
  15. Dale
  16. Daniel
  17. David
  18. Duke
  19. Earl
  20. Edward
  21. Edwin
  22. Ellis
  23. Ernest
  24. Eugene
  25. Everett
  26. Felix
  27. Floyd
  28. Francis
  29. Frank
  30. Fred
  31. George
  32. Gerald
  33. Glenn
  34. Gordon
  35. Harold
  36. Harry
  37. Harvey
  38. Henry
  39. Herbert
  40. Howard
  41. Jack
  42. James
  43. John
  44. Joseph
  45. Kenneth
  46. Lawrence
  47. Leo
  48. Leonard
  49. Leroy
  50. Lloyd
  51. Louis
  52. Martin
  53. Marvin
  54. Maurice
  55. Max
  56. Norman
  57. Oscar
  58. Paul
  59. Peter
  60. Ralph
  61. Raymond
  62. Richard
  63. Ronald
  64. Roy
  65. Russell
  66. Samuel
  67. Stanley
  68. Sterling
  69. Theodore
  70. Thomas
  71. Vernon
  72. Vincent
  73. Walter
  74. William
  75. Willie

The Most Popular Girls' Names From the 1920s

  1. Agnes
  2. Alice
  3. Alma
  4. Anna
  5. Annie
  6. Audrey
  7. Barbara
  8. Beatrice
  9. Betty
  10. Beverly
  11. Catherine
  12. Charlotte
  13. Clara
  14. Dolores
  15. Doris
  16. Dorothy
  17. Edith
  18. Edna
  19. Elaine
  20. Eleanor
  21. Elizabeth
  22. Elsie
  23. Ethel
  24. Eva
  25. Evelyn
  26. Florence
  27. Frances
  28. Gladys
  29. Gloria
  30. Grace
  31. Hazel
  32. Helen
  33. Ida
  34. Irene
  35. Jane
  36. Jazz
  37. Jean
  38. Josephine
  39. Joyce
  40. June
  41. Kathleen
  42. Lillian
  43. Lois
  44. Lola
  45. Lorraine
  46. Louise
  47. Lucille
  48. Mae
  49. Margaret
  50. Marie
  51. Marion
  52. Marjorie
  53. Martha
  54. Mary
  55. Maxine
  56. Mildred
  57. Nancy
  58. Norma
  59. Patricia
  60. Pauline
  61. Pearl
  62. Phyllis
  63. Rita
  64. Rose
  65. Ruby
  66. Ruth
  67. Shirley
  68. Thelma
  69. Theresa
  70. Vera
  71. Violet
  72. Virginia
  73. Vivian
  74. Wanda
  75. Wilma
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