Tuesday, September 11, 2018

an Un-scientific list of names to watch for

In perusing randomly selected birth announcements across the USA, I've found the following names popping up more than usual:

GIRLS
Corinne
Veda/Vada/Vayda (people who were influenced by the movie "My Girl" in the 90s are now having kids!)
Loretta (especially as a middle name)
Freya (goes along with Odin and Thor for boys)
Bonnie
Luella/Luanna/Louanne
Lydia
Lorelei
Sylvie
Laurel
Eloise

Josephine
Gwendolyn
Ivy

Girls' Middle Names:
Joe (not Jo)
James/Jaymes as a middle name
Ruth

BOYS
Enzo
Wheeler
Ronan in various spellings (Ronen, Rohnan, Rownan)
Otto
Beckett, Beckham and Beck
Norse mythology and Scandinavian names: Odin, Thor, Bjorn, Sven, Henrik
Elliot/Everett/Emmett
Ford
Milo
Brock
Xander/Zander
Silas
Cyrus
Uriah
Bennett
Cohen/Kohen/Coen/Koen
Hank

BOTH/EITHER
Remington
Oak- names (Oakland, Oakley/Oaklee, Oaklyn)
Elliot/Elliott/Eliot
Emery/Emory/Emari/Emry
Quinn
Sage, Saige, Sayge
Phoenix
Carson/Karsen/Karsyn/Carcyn etc.

2 comments:

KO said...

Judith

Anonymous said...

That's interesting. I love the name Uriah.