Patriotic Baby Names

Baby names with a patriotic flavor honor the land of the free and the home of the brave. Whether you're having a fourth of July baby, or you're just a proud American, here is a list of patriotic baby names sure to pay tribute to America.
  • Bronx

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    Rockers Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz put a new baby name on the map when they chose this downscale New York borough name for their son. The Bronx, the place, was named for early Dutch settler... Read More 

  • Brooklyn

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    Extreme makeover: Brooklyn has gone from jokey Borough Boy name in the 1990s to a very popular -- it's Number 21 on the national girls' list -- feminissima name today. The status of New York's... Read More 

  • Carter

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    Carter has been popular for almost two decades, but only in the past year has it broken into the Top 25, leaving the other upscale occupational surname names behind. Having hot characters named... Read More 

  • Clinton

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    Ironically or maybe understandably, the name Clinton started a long steep decline after 110 years of relative popularity right around the time Bill became President. No word yet on how Hillary... Read More 

  • Dakota

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    One of the first trendy nineties western place-names, now sagging a bit in popularity. Young actress Dakota Fanning helped give it a feminine spin; Rosie O'Donnell chose it for her newborn... Read More 

  • Dallas

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    Relaxed, laid-back cowboy name with broad appeal, although none of the western place-names packs the same style power they did a few years ago. Read More 

  • Eleanor

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    Eleanor, a stately name that has been in and out of fashion since Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine brought it from France to England in the twelfth century, is hot again. Eleanor's straightforward... Read More 

  • Ellis

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    Ellis, a surname used sparingly as a first in the Wallace/Morris period, sounds new now for girls, as an ambisexual alternative to Ella. It debuted in the US Top 1000 in 2015.

    Ellis Bell... Read More 

  • Franklin

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    A doubly Presidential name, via Pierce and Roosevelt, Franklin was given an initial boost via the fame of Benjamin Franklin. It also has a literary tie to the main character of the Wilkie Collins... Read More 

  • Free

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    A sixties-style name that might work best as a middle.Read More 

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