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Names that Peaked in 1997

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  • Jordan

    Jordan became one of the top unisex baby names in the heyday of basketball's Michael Jordan, and is still among the most popular Read More 

  • Morgan

    Morgan has long been a traditional Welsh male name, a variant of the Old Welsh name Morcant, from the Welsh elements mor, meaning “sea” and cant, “circle.” The female Morgan is... Read More 

  • Grant

    One-time beach-boy compadre of Glenn, Greg, and Gary that originated as a nickname for a tall person, Grant has become a no-nonsense, career-oriented grown-up and one that is seeing new... Read More 

  • Noelle

    Noelle is the feminine variation of Noël, a masculine given name derived from the French word for “Christmas.” As a word, Noël originated as a variant of nael, which evolved from the... Read More 

  • Fernando

    Can you hear the drums Fernando? Although 58% of Nameberries prefer Ferdinand to Fernando, the Iberian variant has a softer, more romantic feel that makes it a better fit with all those Javiers,... Read More 

  • Dante

    Though closely associated with the great medieval Florentine poet Dante Alighieri -- who's so famous most people skip the last name -- it's not as much of a one-man name as you might think. Heck,... Read More 

  • Jordan

    Originally used for children baptized in holy water from the river Jordan, it became one of the leading androgynous names of the nineties. As the... Read More 

  • Adrianna

    A popular spelling variation of Adriana.Read More 

  • Sabrina

    Sabrina, the bewitchingly radiant name of a legendary Celtic goddess, is best known as the heroine of the eponymous film, originally played by Audrey Hepburn, and later as a teenage TV witch; it... Read More 

  • Sage

    Fits many criteria sought by modern parents: it's short and strong, with intimations of wisdom as well as fragrant herbal properties. At this point, Sage is given about a third of the time to... Read More