Wouldn’t it be nice to see the popularity of a baby name over time to see if you are choosing the correct fit? Searching online for the perfect name is just one way that you can go about naming your soon-to-be.
If you are using Google, type in “Baby Name Graph” and select the babynamewizard.com link. Here you will be able to view a variety of names and their popularity from the late 1800’s to today.
Ashley: Ranked 13th in 2007
David: Ranked 5th in 1980
John: Ranked 15th in 1990
Kayla: Ranked 12th in 1990
In today’s day and age, names have changed drastically. It seems more often than not, people are questioning parent’s choices on baby names that are far from the norm. Although a unique baby name will set your child apart from the rest, an old fashioned name can be a thing of beauty. Ever wonder what names were popular nearly one hundred years ago? If you are expecting a child and are trying to pick a name that will best suit your new baby boy or girl, here is a list of baby names popular during the 1910’s that you might be interested in.
James (Hebrew): Form of Jacob, meaning “he who supplants”
Joseph (Hebrew): God will add
Thomas (Aramaic): One of twins
William (German): The determined protector
Anna (Latin): A woman graced with God’s favor
Dorothy (Greek): A gift of God
Margaret (Greek/Persian): Resembling a pearl/the child of light –Nickname: Maggie
Virginia (Latin): One who is chaste; virginal; from the state of Virginia