The last decade of the 18th century
Are you looking for a classic or an old-fashioned name for your little one? In 1890, there were nearly 62 million people in the United States. Idaho and Wyoming became the 43rd and 44th US states, Vincent van Gogh died, the corrugated cardboard box was invented, and people were having babies — lots of babies!
The 34th US President, Dwight David “Ike” Eisenhower, and France’s first president, Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle, were both born in 1890. Other notable names include author Agatha Christie (born Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller), funnymen Groucho Marx and Stan Laurel, and — believe it or not! — entrepreneur Robert LeRoy Ripley. Here are the 50 most popular names for American boys and girls during the year 1890.
Click on any of the names to find out more about it — including the meaning, origin and similar names — plus you’ll have a chance to leave your own review.
Top baby names from 1890
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Source: US Social Security Administration