Unfortunately, I couldn’t post the two listings for my book in one blog,

This is the listing for the popularity of names for people born in 1897.

Popularity in 1897

Rank Male name Female name
1 John Mary
2 William Anna
3 James Helen
4 George Margaret
5 Charles Ruth
6 Joseph Elizabeth
7 Frank Florence
8 Robert Ethel
9 Edward Marie
10 Henry Emma
11 Thomas Lillian
12 Walter Edna
13 Harry Bertha
14 Arthur Grace
15 Albert Clara
16 Fred Alice
17 Clarence Bessie
18 Willie Hazel
19 Roy Rose
20 Paul Annie
Note: Rank 1 is the most popular, rank 2 is the next most popular, and so forth.

As can see this site can be extremely in the selection process for the names of our characters.

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