Sibsets from 1900

From the census in my area (Midwest US).

[name_f]Pearl[/name_f] (b), [name_m]Fowler[/name_m] (b), & [name_f]Goldie[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]Orie[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Grace[/name_f] (g), & [name_u]Royal[/name_u] (b)
[name_m]Rheuben[/name_m] (b) & [name_u]William[/name_u] (b)
A little boy called Fountain!
[name_u]Harry[/name_u] (b)
[name_f]Hallie[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Earl[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Andria[/name_f] (g), [name_m]Ross[/name_m] (b), & [name_f]Mary[/name_f] (g)
[name_m]Herbert[/name_m] (b)!
[name_m]Louis[/name_m] (b), [name_m]Ralph[/name_m] (b), & [name_f]Maud[/name_f] (g)
[name_m]Guy[/name_m] (b), [name_m]Chester[/name_m] (b) & [name_f]Goldie[/name_f] (g)
[name_m]Clide[/name_m] (b)
[name_f]Clara[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Louise[/name_u] (g), & [name_u]Lawrence[/name_u] (b)
Megnolia (g), [name_u]Cecil[/name_u] (b), [name_u]Jesse[/name_u] (b), [name_u]William[/name_u] (b), &
[name_u]George[/name_u] (b)
[name_f]Sarah[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Monroe[/name_u] (b), [name_u]Clarence[/name_u] (b), [name_u]Shawn[/name_u] (b), & [name_f]Hettie[/name_f] (g)
[name_f]Gladys[/name_f] (b) - only a year old, I feel the recorder could have just picked a gender but who knows
[name_u]Perry[/name_u] (b), [name_m]Frank[/name_m] (b), & [name_f]Dora[/name_f] (g)
[name_f]Sarah[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Lillie[/name_f] (g), [name_m]Alven[/name_m] (b), [name_u]Walter[/name_u] (b), [name_u]William[/name_u] (b), & [name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b)
[name_u]Jesse[/name_u] (b), [name_u]Royal[/name_u] (b), [name_m]Ernest[/name_m] (g), [name_m]Evert[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Ruth[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Ione[/name_f] (g), & [name_f]Mary[/name_f] (g)
Marcellous (b) & [name_u]William[/name_u] (b)
Greensbery (b)
Rekie (b) possibly says Rikie
[name_f]Sallie[/name_f] (g), [name_u]William[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Nora[/name_f] (g), [name_m]Homer[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Mable[/name_f] (g), Loral (b), & [name_m]Farrel[/name_m] (g)
[name_u]Hazel[/name_u] (g) & [name_u]Cecil[/name_u] (g) - honestly this might be who I’m named after indirectly. my g grandma was a [name_u]Cecil[/name_u] and I’m named after her. But she was named after another woman called [name_u]Cecil[/name_u] who could have been this one :woman_shrugging:t3:
[name_u]Clarence[/name_u] (b), [name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b), & [name_u]John[/name_u] (b)
[name_m]Claud[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Estella[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Emma[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Annie[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Eddie[/name_u] (b), [name_u]George[/name_u] (b) & [name_m]Thomas[/name_m] (b)
[name_u]Jesse[/name_u] (b) & [name_u]Leslie[/name_u] (g)
[name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Susie[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Ester[/name_f] (b), [name_f]Bertha[/name_f] (g), & [name_m]Andrew[/name_m] (b)
[name_m]Frederick[/name_m] (b)
[name_m]Abner[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Blanche[/name_f] (g), & [name_m]Fred[/name_m] (b)
[name_f]Orla[/name_f] (b), [name_f]Blanche[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Vern[/name_u] (b), [name_u]Cecil[/name_u] (g), & [name_f]Mamie[/name_f] (g). Oh maybe girls called [name_u]Cecil[/name_u] weren’t as rare!
[name_f]Ethel[/name_f] (g), Clellie (b), [name_f]Mirtha[/name_f] (g) & twin [name_f]Bertha[/name_f] (g), & [name_f]Fay[/name_f] (g)
[name_m]Claud[/name_m] (b) & [name_u]Orie[/name_u] (b)
[name_m]Herman[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Estella[/name_f] (g) & Rexie (b) oh maybe the Rekie from earlier was Rexie!
[name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b), Loral (g), [name_f]Mable[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Omer[/name_u] (b), [name_u]Royal[/name_u] (b), & [name_u]William[/name_u] (b)
[name_f]Augusta[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Eva[/name_f] [name_f]Ellen[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Onnie[/name_f] (b), that could say [name_u]Arnie[/name_u], [name_u]Clarence[/name_u] (b), [name_u]Glenn[/name_u] (b), & [name_f]Edith[/name_f] (g)
[name_m]Kenneth[/name_m] (b) & [name_m]Gerald[/name_m] (b)
[name_f]Sarah[/name_f] (g), [name_u]James[/name_u] (b) & [name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b) - I was just thinking these parents really stuck to classics and noticed mom was [name_f]Permelia[/name_f]. She must have wanted her kids to have more common names.
[name_f]Ethel[/name_f] (g), [name_m]Harlen[/name_m] (b), & [name_f]Mary[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]Marie[/name_u] (g), [name_f]Margerette[/name_f] (g), & [name_f]Julia[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]Howard[/name_u] (b) & [name_f]Ester[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]Darrell[/name_u] (b)
[name_f]Dora[/name_f] (g)
[name_f]Pearl[/name_f] (g), [name_m]Homer[/name_m] (b), & [name_m]Carl[/name_m] (b)
[name_u]William[/name_u] (b)
[name_u]Robert[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Sadie[/name_f] (g), & [name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b)
[name_f]Laura[/name_f] (g), [name_u]William[/name_u] (b), & [name_f]Maudie[/name_f] (g)
[name_f]Rebecca[/name_f] (g), Louie/ maybe [name_u]Lorrie[/name_u] (g), [name_f]Julia[/name_f] (g), [name_u]John[/name_u] (b), [name_u]David[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Lottie[/name_f] (g), & [name_m]Raymond[/name_m] (b)
[name_f]Mona[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Harry[/name_u] (b), Scelia (g), & [name_m]Leon[/name_m] (b)
[name_u]Elmer[/name_u] (b)
[name_m]Herman[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Mary[/name_f] (g), & [name_u]William[/name_u] (b)
[name_f]Viola[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Mildrid[/name_f] (g), [name_m]Raymond[/name_m] (b), & [name_m]Major[/name_m] (b)
Vetha (g), [name_u]Clifford[/name_u] (b), [name_u]Cecil[/name_u] (b), & [name_u]Carol[/name_u] (b)
[name_m]Fred[/name_m] (b), [name_m]Bernard[/name_m] (b), & [name_m]Raymond[/name_m] (b)
[name_f]Mary[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]William[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Jennie[/name_f] (g), [name_m]Marcus[/name_m] (b), [name_u]George[/name_u] (b), [name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b), & [name_f]Letha[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Dora[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Earl[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Daisy[/name_f] (g), & [name_f]Mary[/name_f] (g)
[name_m]Chester[/name_m] (b) & [name_m]Paul[/name_m] (b)
[name_f]Hattie[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Mertle[/name_f] (g), & [name_f]Bertha[/name_f] (g)
[name_m]Ernest[/name_m] (b), [name_u]Scott[/name_u] (b), & [name_m]Carl[/name_m] (b)
[name_u]John[/name_u] (b), [name_u]James[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Jennie[/name_f] (b), & [name_f]Mary[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]John[/name_u] (b) & [name_f]Malinda[/name_f] (g)
[name_m]Lowell[/name_m] (b)
[name_f]Edna[/name_f] (g) & [name_u]Howard[/name_u] (b)
[name_m]Guy[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Edna[/name_f] (g), & [name_f]Amy[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]Clarence[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Elsie[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Clara[/name_f] (g), Garl (b) & [name_u]Hazel[/name_u] (g)
[name_u]James[/name_u] (b), Chelbert (b), & [name_m]Wayne[/name_m] (b)
Worthie (g)
[name_m]Virgel[/name_m] (g), Ulin (b), & Leeoria (g)
[name_u]Jesse[/name_u] (b), Knealy (b), & [name_m]Harlen[/name_m] (b)
[name_f]Nellie[/name_f] (g), [name_m]Raymond[/name_m] (b), & [name_u]Cleo[/name_u] (b)
[name_m]Jacob[/name_m] (b)
[name_u]Austin[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Bessie[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Grace[/name_f] (g), Marildia (g), [name_u]John[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Viola[/name_f] (g), & [name_m]Ralph[/name_m] (b)


Nice collection there and some rather surprising choices. Thanks for sharing.

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[name_u]William[/name_u] (b), [name_m]Grover[/name_m] (b), [name_u]Omer[/name_u] (b), [name_m]Nathan[/name_m] (b), [name_m]Guy[/name_m] (b), & [name_m]Chester[/name_m] (b)
[name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b)
[name_u]Earl[/name_u] (b), [name_m]Sherman[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Edna[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Nealy[/name_u] (b), [name_u]Chauncey[/name_u] (b), & [name_m]Herbert[/name_m] (b)
[name_f]Emma[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]Joseph[/name_u] (b), [name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Mary[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Gracie[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Trena[/name_f] (g), [name_m]Alfred[/name_m] (b), & [name_f]Gladys[/name_f] (g)
[name_f]Vena[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Howard[/name_u] (b), & [name_f]Vesta[/name_f] (g) - both girls have middle initial V
[name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b), [name_m]Thomas[/name_m] (b), & Cova (g)
[name_f]Goldie[/name_f] (g) & [name_u]John[/name_u] (b)
[name_u]Vern[/name_u] (b)
[name_f]Nellie[/name_f] (g), [name_m]Clell[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Stella[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Lilly[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Mary[/name_f] (g), & [name_f]Edna[/name_f] (g)
[name_f]Rebecca[/name_f] (g) & [name_f]Mary[/name_f] (g)
[name_f]Lilly[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]John[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Dovie[/name_f] (g), [name_u]David[/name_u] (b), & [name_f]Maudie[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]William[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Grace[/name_f] (g), & [name_f]Bessie[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]Edward[/name_u] (b) & [name_u]Frankie[/name_u] (g)
[name_m]Andrew[/name_m] (b), [name_m]Frederick[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Clara[/name_f] (g), & [name_f]Bertha[/name_f] (g)
[name_m]Samuel[/name_m] (b)
[name_u]Joseph[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Cora[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Gracie[/name_f] (g), & [name_u]James[/name_u] (b)
[name_u]Levi[/name_u] (b)
[name_u]Levi[/name_u] (b), [name_m]Grover[/name_m] (b), & [name_f]Elsa[/name_f] (g)
[name_f]Nettie[/name_f] (g), [name_m]Nathan[/name_m] (b), & [name_f]Edna[/name_f] (g)
[name_m]Gilbert[/name_m] (b)
[name_u]David[/name_u] (b), [name_u]James[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Adie[/name_f] (g), & [name_f]Clara[/name_f] (g)
[name_f]Ivie[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Clarence[/name_u] (b), [name_m]Hiram[/name_m] (b), & [name_u]Florence[/name_u] (g)
[name_f]Laura[/name_f] (g) & [name_m]Luther[/name_m] (b)
[name_u]William[/name_u] (b), [name_u]Louie[/name_u] (g), [name_u]Jesse[/name_u] (b), & [name_f]Minnie[/name_f] (g)
[name_f]Effie[/name_f] (g) & [name_u]Jessie[/name_u] (g)
[name_f]Jennie[/name_f] (g) & [name_f]Alice[/name_f] (g)
[name_f]Gracie[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Zella[/name_f] (g), & [name_u]Laurence[/name_u] (b)
[name_u]James[/name_u] (b)
[name_f]Chloie[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Effie[/name_f] (g), & [name_u]James[/name_u] (b)
[name_u]Noel[/name_u] (b)
[name_f]Ethel[/name_f] (g) & Armelia (g)
[name_u]Francis[/name_u] (g)
[name_f]Bertha[/name_f] (g), [name_m]Isaac[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Tosha[/name_f] (g), & [name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b)
[name_f]Claudie[/name_f] (b), [name_u]Blaine[/name_u] (b), [name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Blanche[/name_f] (g), [name_m]Herbert[/name_m] (b), & [name_f]Myrtle[/name_f] (g)
[name_f]Clara[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Leonia[/name_f] (g), & [name_f]Edith[/name_f] (g)
[name_m]Evert[/name_m] (b), [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] (b), & Berthie (g)
[name_u]James[/name_u] (b)
Domie - maybe [name_u]Donnie[/name_u] or [name_f]Dorrie[/name_f] (b), [name_f]Blanche[/name_f] (g), [name_m]Raymond[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Nellie[/name_f] (g), & [name_f]Clevie[/name_f] (g)
[name_f]Minnie[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Orie[/name_u] (b), [name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b), & [name_f]Zella[/name_f] (g)
[name_m]Frank[/name_m] (b) & [name_m]Martin[/name_m] (b)
[name_f]Chloie[/name_f] (g) & [name_u]Howard[/name_u] (b)
[name_f]Viola[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]Charley[/name_u] (b) & [name_f]Emma[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]Joseph[/name_u] (b)
[name_f]Ethel[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]William[/name_u] (b)
[name_u]Michael[/name_u] (b), [name_m]Thomas[/name_m] (b), [name_m]Kenneth[/name_m] (b), & [name_m]Mathew[/name_m] (b)
[name_f]Claudie[/name_f] (b) & [name_f]Emma[/name_f] (g)
[name_m]Grover[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Margarette[/name_f] (g), & [name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b)
Elestie (b), [name_m]Eric[/name_m] (b), & [name_f]Goldie[/name_f] (g)
[name_m]Joel[/name_m] (b), [name_u]John[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Mary[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Sarah[/name_f] (g), & [name_u]Elmer[/name_u] (b)
[name_m]Eugene[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Lillian[/name_f] (g), & [name_f]Leola[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]John[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Viola[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Jesse[/name_u] (b), & [name_u]Noah[/name_u] (b)
[name_u]Michael[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Lenora[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Bessie[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Joseph[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Maggie[/name_f] (g), & [name_f]Ruthie[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]Cecil[/name_u] (b) & [name_f]Claudie[/name_f] (b)
Marcellous (b), [name_f]Anna[/name_f] (g), & [name_m]Sherman[/name_m] (b)
[name_f]Rhoda[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Claudie[/name_f] (b), & Surena (g)
Burrlindal (b). I think that’s [name_m]German[/name_m] maybe?
[name_f]Bessie[/name_f] (g), [name_m]Oren[/name_m] (b), & [name_u]Hazel[/name_u] (g)
[name_u]John[/name_u] (b)
[name_m]Frank[/name_m] (b), [name_m]Orestes[/name_m] (b), & [name_f]Mary[/name_f] (g) - [name_m]Orestes[/name_m] is a nearby town
[name_u]Benjamin[/name_u] (b) & [name_f]Mary[/name_f] (g)
[name_f]Mary[/name_f] (g) & [name_u]Marion[/name_u] (b)
[name_f]Minnie[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Eula[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Grace[/name_f] (g), & [name_f]Martha[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]Olie[/name_u] (g)
[name_f]Mable[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Maud[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Henry[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Martha[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Mary[/name_f] (g), & [name_m]Griffith[/name_m] (b)
[name_f]Edna[/name_f] (g) & [name_f]Chloe[/name_f] (g)
[name_m]Evert[/name_m] (b) & [name_m]Azel[/name_m] (b)
[name_f]Chloie[/name_f] (g) & [name_f]Claudie[/name_f] (b)
[name_u]Omer[/name_u] (b)
[name_u]Earl[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Mable[/name_f] (g), & [name_u]Royal[/name_u] (b)
[name_u]Howard[/name_u] (b)
[name_u]Henry[/name_u] (b)
[name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Nora[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Marion[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Edith[/name_f] (g), & [name_u]Earl[/name_u] (b)
[name_m]Leon[/name_m] (b) & [name_m]Forrest[/name_m] (b)
[name_m]Lewis[/name_m] (b) & [name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b)
Floid (b) & [name_f]Adie[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]William[/name_u] (b), [name_u]James[/name_u] (b), [name_u]Benjamin[/name_u] (b), & [name_f]Mary[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]Leo[/name_u] (b)
[name_m]Albert[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Pearl[/name_f] (b), [name_f]Bessie[/name_f] (g), [name_u]William[/name_u] (b), [name_m]Thomas[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Chloe[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]John[/name_u] (b), [name_m]Thomas[/name_m] (b), & [name_u]William[/name_u] (b)
[name_u]John[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Effie[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Henry[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Clara[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Francis[/name_u] (g), [name_m]Frank[/name_m] (b), [name_u]Maria[/name_u] (g), & [name_f]Helen[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]Cecil[/name_u] (g) & [name_m]Vergil[/name_m] (g)
[name_f]Chloe[/name_f] (g) & [name_f]Callie[/name_f] (g) (aww!)
[name_u]Clarence[/name_u] (b)
[name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b), Aar (b), [name_f]Rosa[/name_f] (g), & [name_f]Lottie[/name_f] (g)
[name_f]Mable[/name_f] (g), [name_m]Frank[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Fay[/name_f] (b), [name_f]Carrie[/name_f] (g), & [name_m]Frederick[/name_m] (b)
[name_u]John[/name_u] (b), [name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Laura[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Ella[/name_f] (g), Thedoshie (g), [name_u]Oliver[/name_u] (b), & [name_u]Lawrence[/name_u] (b)
Murrle (b) & [name_f]Norma[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]Joseph[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Bertha[/name_f] (g), [name_m]Edwin[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Rebecca[/name_f] (g), Polena (g), & [name_f]Mary[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]George[/name_u] (b), [name_m]Lewis[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Nellie[/name_f] (g), Arby (b), [name_f]Edna[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b) & twin [name_m]Frank[/name_m] (b)
[name_u]George[/name_u] (b) & [name_f]Sarah[/name_f] (g)
[name_f]Nora[/name_f] (g)
[name_f]Mable[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Ella[/name_f] (g), & [name_f]Rubie[/name_f] (g). (Cute!)
Locia (g) & [name_f]Bertha[/name_f] (g)
[name_f]Blanche[/name_f] (g)
[name_m]Thomas[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Sarah[/name_f] (g), Worthie (b), [name_u]John[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Minnie[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Claudie[/name_f] (b), & [name_u]Clifford[/name_u] (b)
[name_u]Harry[/name_u] (b), [name_m]Kenneth[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Bessie[/name_f] (g), [name_u]William[/name_u] (b), &
[name_f]Julia[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]George[/name_u] (b), [name_u]Robert[/name_u] (b), [name_m]Alfred[/name_m] (b), [name_u]James[/name_u] (b), & [name_u]John[/name_u] (b)
Landa (b)
[name_f]Pearl[/name_f] (g), [name_m]Frank[/name_m] (b), [name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Daisy[/name_f] (g), & [name_f]Maud[/name_f] (g)
[name_m]Kenneth[/name_m] (b), [name_u]Cecil[/name_u] (b), & [name_f]Blanche[/name_f] (g)


Last part. I know this is super long but if anyone toughs it out, let me know of any sets or names that jumped out to you!

[name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b) & [name_f]Matilda[/name_f] (g)
[name_f]Emma[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]Clifford[/name_u] (b), [name_m]Thomas[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Lilly[/name_f] (g), & [name_f]Bertha[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]Lawrence[/name_u] (b)
[name_f]Bertha[/name_f] (g), [name_m]Samuel[/name_m] (b), [name_u]James[/name_u] (b), & [name_f]Addie[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]Hazel[/name_u] (g), [name_f]Mable[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Nettie[/name_f] (g), & Curby (b)
[name_u]John[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Lura[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Clarence[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Minnie[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Omer[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Hattie[/name_f] (g) & [name_u]George[/name_u] (b)
[name_u]Walter[/name_u] (b) & [name_f]Mable[/name_f] (g)
[name_f]Flossie[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Stella[/name_f] (g), [name_m]Ralph[/name_m] (b), [name_u]Harry[/name_u] (b), & [name_u]Connie[/name_u] (g)
[name_m]Peter[/name_m] (b) - last name [name_u]Park[/name_u]
[name_f]Eva[/name_f] (g), Floid (b), & [name_m]Herman[/name_m] (b)
[name_f]Zelda[/name_f] (g)
[name_f]Clara[/name_f] (g) & [name_u]Elmer[/name_u] (b)
[name_u]Jesse[/name_u] (b), [name_u]Clarence[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Addie[/name_f] (g), & [name_f]Gladis[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]Laurence[/name_u] (b), [name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b), [name_u]Franklin[/name_u] (b), [name_m]Herbert[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Martha[/name_f] (g), Dorthie (g), & [name_u]William[/name_u] (b)
[name_m]Chester[/name_m] (b), Mildrey (g), [name_m]Ross[/name_m] (b), & [name_f]Vera[/name_f] (g)
[name_m]Oscar[/name_m] (b), [name_f]Ruth[/name_f] (g), & [name_m]Carl[/name_m] (b)
[name_u]John[/name_u] (b), [name_u]Elmer[/name_u] (b), & [name_u]Arthur[/name_u] (b)
[name_f]Etta[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Leafy[/name_f] (b), Usie (b), [name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Matilda[/name_f] (g), & [name_u]John[/name_u] (b) - not sure if Usie is correct but these records are written in cursive and then translated and typed by someone like a hundred years later. The writing on that name is particularly ambiguous.
[name_f]Clara[/name_f] (g), Clestie (b), & [name_u]Clifford[/name_u] (b)
[name_f]Iris[/name_f] (g)
[name_f]Bessie[/name_f] (g), [name_m]Clide[/name_m] (b), & [name_m]Hershel[/name_m] (b)
[name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Nannie[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Claudie[/name_f] (b), & Ermie (g)
Oatur (b), [name_f]Exie[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Edward[/name_u] (b), [name_m]Paul[/name_m] (b), & [name_f]Hallie[/name_f] (g)
[name_f]Julia[/name_f] (g) & [name_f]Ida[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]Charles[/name_u] (b)
[name_f]Nellie[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Clara[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Stella[/name_f] (g), & [name_f]Ruth[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]Lee[/name_u] (b) & [name_m]Clide[/name_m] (b)
[name_f]Chessie[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]Joseph[/name_u] (b), [name_u]William[/name_u] (b), [name_u]George[/name_u] (b), [name_f]Augusta[/name_f] (b), [name_f]Caroline[/name_f] (g), [name_f]Annie[/name_f] (g), [name_u]Michael[/name_u] (b), & [name_f]Matilda[/name_f] (g)
[name_u]Oliver[/name_u] (b) & [name_u]Hazel[/name_u] (g)


So cool, thanks for sharing! [name_f]My[/name_f] favorites:
[name_m]Louis[/name_m], [name_m]Ralph[/name_m], and [name_f]Maud[/name_f] together
[name_f]Gladys[/name_f] and [name_m]Alfred[/name_m]
[name_f]Ivie[/name_f], [name_u]Clarence[/name_u], [name_m]Hiram[/name_m], and [name_u]Florence[/name_u]
[name_f]Minnie[/name_f], [name_f]Eula[/name_f], [name_f]Grace[/name_f], and [name_f]Martha[/name_f]
[name_u]Walter[/name_u] and [name_f]Mabel[/name_f]

Fascinating! I loved seeing the spelling variations, such as [name_m]Rheuben[/name_m], [name_m]Clide[/name_m] and [name_f]Chloie[/name_f]. There were so many ‘nickname names’ - do you think they were full given names? It felt very ‘UK’ (which is where I live) reading all the ‘ie’ endings!

Favourite sibsets: [name_u]Jessie[/name_u], [name_u]Royal[/name_u], [name_m]Ernest[/name_m] (g!) [name_m]Evert[/name_m], [name_f]Ruth[/name_f], [name_f]Ione[/name_f] & [name_f]Mary[/name_f].
[name_f]Ethel[/name_f], [name_u]Harlan[/name_u] & [name_f]Mary[/name_f].
[name_f]Gracie[/name_f], [name_f]Zella[/name_f] & [name_u]Laurence[/name_u].
[name_m]Leon[/name_m] and [name_m]Forrest[/name_m]!
[name_f]Flossie[/name_f], [name_f]Stella[/name_f], [name_m]Ralph[/name_m], [name_u]Harry[/name_u] & [name_u]Connie[/name_u].
[name_f]Nellie[/name_f], [name_f]Clara[/name_f], [name_f]Stella[/name_f] & [name_f]Ruth[/name_f].

Favourite individual names: [name_m]Alven[/name_m], [name_f]Trena[/name_f], [name_f]Claudie[/name_f], Arby (cute!), [name_u]Elmer[/name_u].

These intrigued me: [name_u]Orie[/name_u], [name_f]Mirtha[/name_f], [name_f]Permelia[/name_f] (thanks for adding mom’s name!), [name_f]Letha[/name_f], Marildia, [name_m]Clell[/name_m], [name_m]Hiram[/name_m], [name_f]Tosha[/name_f], Elestie, [name_f]Rhoda[/name_f], Aar, Polena, Locia, Landa, Oatur.

Nickname names were pretty popular here back then so I do think they were full names.

I’ve found some more Permelias. I guess she wasn’t the only one!

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I loved [name_m]Leon[/name_m] and [name_m]Forrest[/name_m] too. It’s very nameberry haha. They have matching vibes.

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How fun to look at these! I’m intrigued by multiple appearances of Loral. I wonder if that’s an alternate spelling of [name_u]Laurel[/name_u] or if it’s from another source.

I have an ancestor from around this period who was [name_f]Flossie[/name_f], given name [name_u]Florence[/name_u]. (Never going to use it, but I love it!) I don’t think that census takers worried too much about nicknames vs. given, so I expect some of these are nicknames.

I also noted that larger families (5+ kids) don’t tend to have a cohesive set. Some Johns and [name_f]Marys[/name_f] mixed in with [name_u]Omer[/name_u] and [name_f]Leafy[/name_f]. [name_m]Just[/name_m] interesting to notice.

Yeah I think the census takers must have been like over it at a certain point after recording it all by hand. Talk about cramps lol. And yeah once the sibsets get large enough, it’s like the parents just start winging it hahah. I guess they could have been naming some of their kids after other people, or maybe dad was finally like okay my turn you’ve named six kids, I pick [name_f]Leafy[/name_f].

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Haha, totally.

I’ve looked through census records for my own ancestry research and there was definitely a different standard for accuracy. [name_f]Beautiful[/name_f] handwriting! But one of my great-something-grandmothers appears on different records as Malzuma, Malzurna, and [name_f]Missouri[/name_f]. :face_with_raised_eyebrow:

I have a great grandaunt called [name_f]Samantha[/name_f] who is listed multiple times as Smanatha. She always went by her middle name (Louise), but I still think that her first was at least said [name_f]Samantha[/name_f] and not Smanatha. I mean, how would her parents have possibly come up with that? haha

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[name_f]Cecily[/name_f], I was wondering where you can access this census? These names are lovely!

I found them on You can do a free trial but after that you have to have a subscription. I was on there to look at geneology (which for some reason my computer says I can’t spell right now? lol) but enjoy looking at names in the process.

Depending on where you are, census data might be available online in the public domain. [name_f]My[/name_f] state doesn’t have open records though.

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