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  • Eamon

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    This Irish name pronounced ay-mon was popularized in the U.S. by early president of the independent republic Eamon de Valera (birth name George), who was born in the United States to an Irish mothe... Read More 

  • Edmund

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    The sophisticated Edmund and its nearly-identical French twin Edmond are coming out of mothballs now that Edward, inspired by "Twilight," is once again a hot name. Edmund has had an enviable histo... Read More 

  • Eduardo

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    A stalwart of Latin nomenclature that could work just as well for Anglos.  Read More 

  • Edward

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    Unlike perennials William, John and James, Edward is a classic that moves in and out of fashion. This royal Anglo-Saxon standard is now benefiting from the popularity of the hot hero of the vampir... Read More 

  • Elliot

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    Elliot (which boasts several spellings depending upon how many 'l's or 't's you want to use) is a winner -- it has the ideal quality of being neither too common nor weirdly unique. Elliot had a sty... Read More 

  • Francis

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    Now that this is the name that has been chosen by the current Roman Catholic pope, Francis has come into the spotlight. In fact, this name, which was in the Top 10 at the turn of the last century,... Read More 

  • Frederic

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    Dropping the final "k" of Frederick definitely makes it more user friendly. Either way, this is a strong classic to consider if you're not afraid of a little dusty residue. Read More 

  • George

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    Iconoclasts though we may be, we like Fred, we like Frank, and we like George, which was among the Top 10 from 1830 to 1950, when the number of little Georges started to decline. Solid, strong, ro... Read More 

  • Henry

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    Henry, after hovering around the latter half of the Top 100 for thirty-five years, is now at its highest point since 1956; its stylishness has increased substantially to the point where in upmarket... Read More 

  • Hugh

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    Patrician to the core, Hugh was firmly in the Top 100 until 1903, but now is used very quietly, though still hanging in on the Top 1000. Hugh has always been particularly prevalent among the Iris... Read More 

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