The Berries Have Spoken: 89 More Great Baby Names Now
By Abby Sandel
Earlier this month, we shared our list of the Best Baby Names Right Now. We declared them the right mix of authentic and creativie, perfect for 2016, and wearable into the 22nd century, too.
It was so much fun to hear your reactions. Perhaps the most controversial name? John, dismissed as boring and obvious after so many years of popularity.
We also asked you to add one more name to our list. Berries never disappoint! Your suggestions ranged from the head-smacking “Why didn’t that one make the cut?” to a few that we’re watching for 2017.
Seventeen of the names received multiple mentions, so let’s start with those:
Dashiell – A Top 100 on Nameberry, but still rare in the US
Harriet – LauraJ88 called this name “entirely underused and fabulous.”
Here are the names that each received two mentions:
Everett – teacupsandtiaras told us that all of her friends are choosing this name for their sons
Ike – mckaylove called it “short and strong”
Milo – Currently in Nameberry’s Top Ten
Peter – A classic boys’ name due for a revival
And now for the names with just one mention each:
That’s a grand total of 89 more names added by our inventive readers! Any favorites?
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on January 29th, 2016 at 10:29 am
It’s interesting to me to see quite a number of Jacob’s sons in this list, including Jacob himself as Israel!
on January 29th, 2016 at 11:59 pm
My favorites from this list are Esme and Ian!
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