Baby Name Timeline: 1900s

The baby names below saw sudden changes in usage during the 1900s (the decade) thanks to the influence of historical events. I’ve written explanatory blog posts about some of them — please click the links to learn more!

To check out history-influenced baby names from other decades, visit the baby name timeline main page.


1909

(none yet)


1908

Here are the names for 1908.


1907

Here are the names for 1907.


1906

nedra

1906 News: Ena, Delmas

1906 Literary character: Nedra


1905

(none yet)


1904

1904 Politics: Roosevelt, Theodore, Parker, Alton, Fairbanks


1903

anona

1903 Song: Anona


1902

(none yet)


1901

1901 Politics: Kermit


1900

1900 Politics: Mckinley

1900 Literary character: Jocelyn


More Names

Other historically significant baby names bestowed in the U.S. during the first decade of the 1900s include Carrie Nation, Louisiana Purchase, Oleomargarine, Sissieretta, and Robert La Follette.