These Were The Most Popular Baby Names In 1923

The list of the most popular baby names in the U.S. doesn’t undergo many dramatic changes from one year to the next, but you can find interesting trends over longer stretches of time.

Some names decline in popularity and then make a comeback, while others fall off the map. Still others show impressive staying power.

HuffPost took a look at the Social Security Administration’s baby name data from 100 years ago. While names like William, James, Evelyn and Ruby remain popular to this day, others, like Mildred, Doris, Eugene and Ralph, aren’t quite as common a century later.

Below, find the 25 most popular baby names for children born in 1923.