Presidential Baby Names

Presidential surnames are becoming increasingly stylish as baby names, ideally as a way to give your child something to live up to.
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  • Lincoln

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    This was a great year for Honest Abe: Lincoln climbed a whopping 47 places, bringing it into the Top 100 for the first time ever. This admirable presidential choice with a stylish two-syllable soun... Read More 

  • Madison

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    Since we wrote a book called Beyond Jennifer & Jason, Madison & Montana , encouraging parents to move beyond overused names, it's no secret what we think of this trendy surname name (currently Numb... Read More 

  • Mckinley

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    New Presidential name, if you're ready to move beyond Lincoln and Jefferson. At the turn of the last century, during the original McKinley's heyday, as a first name it almost reached the Top 100. Read More 

  • Monroe

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    Monroe is a presidential old man name without the fashion power of Jackson, Truman, Tyler, and Taylor. But since Mariah Carey chose it for her newborn twin daughter, Monroe may have a chance of co... Read More 

  • Obama

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    The surname of our new president has been been adopted as a first, for girls as well as boys, by admiring parents around the world. And the O beginning even makes it fashionable. Though Barack Ob... Read More 

  • Pierce

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    Actor Pierce Brosnan brings a strong helping of charm to this name. Read More 

  • Reagan

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    A strong, straightforward Irish unisex surname, with a merry glint in its eye, Reagan has been leaping up the popularity lists, rising over eight-hundred places in a dozen years.  Read More 

  • Roosevelt

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    Presidential surname adopted as a first by numbers of midcentury African-American parents.  Read More 

  • Taylor

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    The fact that Taylor was the ninth most popular girl's name throughout the 1990s might cause parents to consider Tyler, Tate, or Taye instead as baby names for their sons. Twilight 's Taylor Lautne... Read More 

  • Truman

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    Truman, an upstanding presidential name that radiates an aura of integrity and moral truth, values any parent would want for her child, seems definitely headed for a revival. Also associated with... Read More 

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