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Names that Peaked in 2001

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Top Names that Peaked in 2001

  • Caroline

    Caroline is a perennial classic, in the Top 100 since 1994. Caroline is elegant, calling to mind the Kennedy Camelot years and Princess Caroline of Monaco.

    Caroline came to England with... Read More 

  • Autumn

    Crisp and colorful, Autumn is the most popular season name now -- the only one in the Top 100 in recent years -- with Autumn's coolness only surpassed by Winter. Jennifer Love Hewitt named her... Read More 

  • Axel

    A classic in its native Scandinavia, Axel has a cool rock 'n' roll flavor in the US, thanks to Guns N' Roses' Axl Rose (born William). Axel is a popular Scandinavian form of the Biblical Absalom,... Read More 

  • Mackenzie

    Originally inspired as a a girls’ name by eighties TV actress Mackenzie Phillips, parents have flocked to Mackenzie – once only a male name – for... Read More 

  • Juliana

    Long common in Europe, the elegant and regal Juliana, also spelled with two n's, has invaded these shores, in tandem with the more classic Julia. Together with Julian, the name derives from... Read More 

  • Alejandro

    Softer and smoother than Alexander, this classic Spanish name for boys has made a seamless transition to this culture.... Read More 

  • Julianna

    Together with Julian, the name Juliana/Julianna derives from Julius, a Roman family name. Its origin is shrouded in history, but possible roots include Latin iuvenis, meaning "youthfu";... Read More 

  • Destiny

    If Destiny is your daughter's destiny, she probably won't be the only one in her school: until 2009, Destiny was in the Top 50, with three of its alternate spellings in hot pursuit. It has since... Read More 

  • Eduardo

    A stalwart of Latin nomenclature that could work just as well for Anglos. Proof lies with the celebrity birth announcement — Hilaria and Alec Baldwin named their fifth child Eduardo Pau Lucas in 2020.Read More 

  • Fatima

    Even though more than a thousand Muslim-American girls are annually given this name of the daughter of Muhammad and one of the four perfect women according to the Koran, it would have problems... Read More