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Olympic Baby Names

  • Freydis

    Freya or Freida makes a more wearable option for an American baby. Freydís Eiríksdóttir was a female Viking warrior from Norse mythology and the half-sister of Leif Erikson. Read More 

  • Gaston

    Depending on your cultural references, you may think of Phantom of the Opera author Gaston Leroux, or the macho villain of Beauty and the Beast. While he's hardly a role model... Read More 

  • Giada

    Giada is a fresh spin on Jade, which has been quietly and stylishly used in English-speaking countries for several years now. Popular cook Giada De Laurentiis made this a possibility, then... Read More 

  • Gillis

  • Gilmore

    For better or worse, this name is still firmly attached to the TV series Gilmore Girls. It's one of a number of Scottish and Irish surname names beginning with Gil, meaning "servant". In... Read More 

  • Gregor

    Two prominent literary namesakes make Gregor a somewhat risky choice. On the highbrow side, there's Gregor Samsa, the Kafka character who woke up one day to find himself turned into a cockroach.... Read More 

  • Guinn

  • Harry

    Harry is the medieval English form of Henry, which derived from the Germanic name Heimrich, meaning “estate ruler.” Harry was the nickname of all eight King Henrys; it is also a diminutive of... Read More 

  • Ida

    Many vowel names stylish a century ago are coming back, and Ida seems like a possible, logical successor to Ada and Ava.

    A century ago, Ida was considered "sweet as apple cider," and... Read More 

  • Ilia

  • Ingo

    An unusual name heard in contemporary Germany, the Netherlands, and Scandinavia, it's the male version of the more familiar Inga. It's the name of a German god, and attached to German-born soap... Read More 

  • Ivanie

    Variation of Ivana.Read More 

  • Ivano

    Variation of Ivan.Read More 

  • Jarl

    Just as in English, the name Jarl is a noble title. Jarl was also the name of a figure in Norse mythology who, along with his wife Erna, raised a brood of eleven sons, who all became warriors.Read More 

  • Joji

  • Josy

  • Jules

    Though Jules hasn't been on the US popularity list in fifty years, it is a current hit in its native France—where it's currently Number 10—and we can definitely see it making a comeback here,... Read More 

  • Kailani

    This name's similarity to Kalani and pretty Hawaiian origin helped catapult it into the Top 1000 for the first time in 2013.

    Kailani Craine is an Australian figure skater.Read More 

  • Karch

    Nickname of the famed Hungarian-American volleyball player Charles "Karch" Kirily, Read More 

  • Kiko

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