as other countries have their royal names, America
has had a long tradition of honoring our Â presidents, going back at least as far as John Quincy Adams
naming one of his sons George Washington Adams
.Â Not to mention the presidential surnames that have become latter day fadsâ€”think Taylor
.Â Today weâ€™re looking at the first, middle and last names of all the past Chief Executives, to arrive at our Nameberry Picks for best presidential baby names
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There have been two related presidents surnamed Harrisonâ€”William Henry and Benjaminâ€”with #23 Benjamin being the grandson of #9 William. The name has two elements going for itâ€”the resurgence of Harry, thanks to the Prince and the Potter, and the increased interest in patronymics, like Jackson and Anderson.