Here are the top 200 names of the 1880s for boys via the ssa website. I was surprised to see a ton of names that are very popular right now! There are some duplicates there as well, due to alternate spellings.
and a reminder of how to play, choose one name to remove each turn, you can post a reason why if you so desire, but not required. When we finish with the decades, we'll do a quick elimination with the winners.
John, William, James, George, Charles, Frank, Joseph, Henry, Robert, Thomas, Edward, Harry, Walter, Arthur, Fred, Albert, Samuel, Clarence, Louis, David, Joe, Charlie, Richard, Ernest, Roy, Will, Andrew, Jesse, Oscar, Willie, Daniel, Benjamin, Carl, Sam, Alfred, Earl, Peter, Elmer, Frederick, Howard, Lewis, Ralph, Herbert, Paul, Lee, Tom, Herman, Martin, Jacob, Michael, Jim, Claude, Ben, Eugene, Francis, Grover, Raymond, Harvey, Clyde, Edwin, Edgar, Ed, Lawrence, Bert, Chester, Jack, Otto, Luther, Charley, Guy, Floyd, Ira, Ray, Hugh, Isaac, Oliver, Patrick, Homer, Theodore, Leonard, Leo, Alexander, August, Harold, Allen, Jessie, Archie, Philip, Stephen, Horace, Marion, Bernard, Anthony, Julius, Warren, Leroy, Clifford, Eddie, Sidney, Milton, Leon, Alex, Lester, Emil, Dan, Willis, Everett, Dave, Leslie, Rufus, Alvin, Perry, Lloyd, Victor, Calvin, Harrison, Norman, Wesley, Jess, Percy, Amos, Dennis, Jerry, Nathan, Franklin, Alonzo, Matthew, Mack, Earnest, Gus, Russell, Adam, Jay, Wallace, Otis, Stanley, Adolph, Jake, Roscoe, Maurice, Melvin, Gilbert, Ross, Willard, Mark, Levi, Wilbur, Jose, Cornelius, Aaron, Elbert, Emmett, Phillip, Morris, Noah, Claud, Clinton, Felix, Moses, Elijah, Nelson, Simon, Lonnie, Virgil, Hiram, Jasper, Marshall, Manuel, Sylvester, Fredrick, Mike, Abraham, Silas, Irvin, Max, Owen, Christopher, Reuben, Glenn, Nicholas, Ellis, Marvin, Wiley, Eli, Edmund, Ollie, Cecil, Cleveland, Curtis, Timothy, Harley, Jeff, Anton, Alva, Wilson, Irving, Clayton, Rudolph, Vernon, Hubert