Category: 1980s boys’ names
Conventional wisdom says that parents are willing to take risks with their daughters’ names, but turn conservative as soon as they hear the words “It’s a boy!”
There’s some truth to that, and yet I know more and more little fellows with daring names. The US Top 100 bears this out, too, from Noah to Jayden to Chase, all names that sound mainstream today, but violate some of the traditional norms of naming boys.
I think I might have landed on one of the reasons this week: 80s glam metal.
Nameberry’s Question of the Week: What 70s to 80s name or names do you consider ready for revival?
Looking back over the popular names of two and three decades ago, are there any whose comeback time has come?
As a reminder: