The top 30 most popular female names in Ireland in 1916 7 years ago

The top 30 most popular female names in Ireland in 1916

No Beyonces.

The people over at the Central Statistics Office (CSO) have been compiling lots of information about Ireland in 1916.

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They used the data from the closest census to that time (1911) and found out the most popular names in the country at that time.

Yesterday we published the most popular males names (click here to see) and today we're posting the top 30 most popular female names.

Some of you will be like...

My name

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But here are the top 30 in descending order.

30. Susan
29. Agnes
28. Mary Ellen
27. Ellie
26. Margret
25. Eliza
24. Rose
23. Maria
22. Alice
21. Nora
20. Kathleen
19. Norah
18. Johanna
17. Hannah
16. Jane
15. Katie
14. Lizzie
13. Mary Anne
12. Sarah
11. Julia
10. Maggie
9. Elizabeth
8. Anne
7. Annie
6. Kate
5. Catherine
4. Ellen
3. Margaret
2. Bridget
1. Mary

It had to be Mary.