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Names that Peaked in 1882

  1. EtnaHeart
    • GertieHeart
      • Origin:

        Short form of Gertrude
      • Description:

        Gertie has a certain homespun charm, summoning to mind butter-yellow braids and denim overalls, summoning mind the adorable character played by little Drew Barrymore in E.T. Is the world ready for the return of Gertie and Gertrude? Maybe?
    • NevadaHeart
      • Origin:

        Spanish place-name
      • Meaning:

        "covered in snow"
      • Description:

        Named for its snowcapped mountains, Nevada is a state name which, unlike Carolina, Montana, and Dakota, has been relatively undiscovered. Warning: today's unvisited place-name could become tomorrow's trampled tourist attraction.
    • ColumbiaHeart
      • Origin:

        Latin
      • Meaning:

        "land of Columbus"
      • Description:

        Columbia is a rarely used name with many associations. From the eighteenth century it has been used as a female personification of the United States, often appearing as a flag-draped patriotic figure. And as such it's inspired a plethora of place and company names, from the District of Columbia to Columbia University to Columbia Records, and songs like "Columbia, Gem of the Ocean." A character called Columbia appears in The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
    • AttieHeart
      • WattHeart
        • Origin:

          English and Scottish diminutive of Walter, German
        • Meaning:

          "army ruler"
      • NenaHeart
        • PhebeHeart
          • Origin:

            Akan, Ghanaian
          • Meaning:

            "born on Friday"
          • Description:

            Though often Anglicized as Phoebe, Phebe has separate roots. It originated as a variation of Afua, an Akan day name, and commonly used among enslaved people in America.
        • WoodHeart
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            • WilberHeart
              • CaswellHeart
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                  • RosyHeart
                    • WashHeart
                      • LucettaHeart
                        • Origin:

                          English elaboration of Lucia or Lucy
                        • Description:

                          Lace-hankie name with Shakespearean pedigree.
                      • LudaHeart
                        • Origin:

                          Diminutive of Ludmila
                        • Description:

                          There may have been a time when Americans who heard this name thought of something other than the rapper Ludacris, and there may come another such time at some point in the future, but for now, it's probably best left to the man who was born Christopher Bridges.
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