Category: Vintage Baby Names

December Baby Names: Helena to Huckleberry

By Meagan Burke

December baby names can be drawn from a whole range of inspirational sources, including but not at all limited to holiday festivities.

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Baby Names in the News: Agnes and Angus

By Clare Green

This week’s baby name news includes inspiration from places, people, cars and Star Wars – plus why it’s not the best year to be called Tom.

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12 Tasty Thanksgiving Names

by Linda Rosenkrantz

HAPPY HOLIDAY!!

Thanksgiving baby names include that names of arrivals on the Mayflower to those responsible for making it as a national holiday to the perennial Macy’s parade to poor old Tom Turkey himself.  Here are what we consider some of the best Thanksgiving-related options for baby names.

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by Linda Rosenkrantz

There’s an undeniable renaissance of vintage nickname names underway, particularly for girls, with Sadie, Josie, Elsie, Evie, and Millie all in the Top 400.  But, folks, this ain’t nothing compared to the avalanche of nickname names found around the turn of the last century.  In 1888, for example, Minnie was up at #8, and there were about 70 more nickname names in the girls’ Top 400.

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By Clare Green

This week’s news includes super short baby names, football and hockey namesakes, Indigenous Canadian names, and British trends over the last 180 years.

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