THE EVOLUTION OF BABY NAMES

The top top 15 baby girl and boy names every 10 years since 1900 with a special appearance by 2014.
  1. 1900 top girl name: Mary, top boy name: John
  2. 1910 top girl name: Mary, top boy name: John
  3. 1920 top girl name: Mary, top boy name: John
  4. 1930 top girl name: Mary, top boy name: Robert
  5. 1940 top girl name: Mary, top boy name: James
  6. 1950 top girl name: Linda, top boy name: James
  7. 1960 top girl name: Mary, top boy name: David
  8. 1970 top girl name: Jennifer, top boy name: Michael
  9. 1980 top girl name: Jennifer, top boy name: Michael
  10. 1990 top girl name: Jessica, top boy name: Michael
  11. 2000 top girl name: Emily, top boy name: Jacob
  12. 2010 top girl name: Isabella, top boy name: Jacob
  13. 2014 top girl name: Emma, top boy name: Noah
  14. What I learned: J and M names have always been popular, the Jennifers/Jessicas of today are the Marys of yesteryear, the same goes for Michaels and Johns, not all that much has changed in 100 years, I LOVE STATS FROM THE SOCIAL SECURITY ADMIN (and caps lock)