Olympic Baby Names

Take a peek at these Olympic baby names dating from the 1896 games until now. The Olympics spotlights global choices that might not otherwise attract our attention. These gold medal baby names show real promise:
  • Rafer

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  • Rhiannon

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    Most of us had never heard this lovely Welsh name with links to the moon until we heard the 1976 smash hit Fleetwood Mac song of that name, with lyrics by Stevie Nicks. That same year it popped... Read More 

  • Sabin

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    Listed in the Koran as one of the "People of the Book," this male equivalent of Sabina is undiscovered and ripe for the adventurous baby namer. Read More 

  • Sanya

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  • Sonja

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  • Susi

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  • Tenley

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    This name, which came in at Number 671 in the US Top 1000 in 2014, is currently best known on The Bachelorette's Tenley Molzahn. In the 1950s, it was attached to the Olympic figure... Read More 

  • Thane

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    This early Scottish title -- known to us via Shakespeare's Macbeth -- has recently surfaced as a baby name possibility, familiar sounding through its similarity to names like Zane and Wayne. Read More 

  • Xenia

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    The name of a Christian saint and a city in Ohio, Xenia is one of the more accessible and intriguing x names. It is the name of one of the Bond Girls--played by Famke Janssen in the film "GoldenEye."Read More 

  • Xeno

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