Special Report

The Most Popular Baby Names of the 1800s

Male Baby Names: 

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16. Albert
> Babies named 1880-1899: 28,128

Did you know that in the year 1880 alone, 1,493 baby boys were given the name Albert?

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15. Fred
> Babies named 1880-1899: 29,872

During the end of the 19th century, the name Fred was most popular in 1888 with 1,665 boys claiming the name. The name Fred would become considerably more popular during the mid 1900s, before dropping into obscurity by the 1980s.

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14. Arthur
> Babies named 1880-1899: 32,529

Between the years 1880 and 1899, the name Arthur was most prevalent in 1896. More than 1,800 newborn boys were given the name that year.