Gender: Female
Total Babies With Name: 815,829
Highest Rank: 2
Number of Years at Highest Rank: 5
Years at Highest Rank: 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919

This English name means “Greek, ray, sun.” It was the second most common name among baby girls in 1900, but has slowly declined in popularity throughout the century. In 2014, only 791 female newborns were named Helen, giving it a rank of 404.

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