40 Old Fashioned Baby Names That Are Making a Comeback
Everything good comes around once again— including baby names! Monikers once owned by our grandparents may have skipped a generation or two, but we’re glad to report old fashioned baby names are inching their way up the popular charts again.
According to baby name website Nameberry, baby names tend to follow the “Hundred Year Rule” which suggests that it takes “a century for most names to come back into fashion.” If that’s the case, names that spiked in popularity around 1919 and 1920 would be making their way up the charts again now.
So, is it true? Let’s take a look!
Names of the 1920’s era include the likes of Adeline, Beatrice, Clara, Eleanor, Elsie, June, Hazel, Ruby, Mabel, and Mae. Beatrice, for example, has climbed its way up the charts from #970 in 2000 to #559 as of 2017, per the Social Security Administration. The same goes for the name June— which rapidly rose in popularity from #872 in 2008 to #244 in 2017.
If you’re looking for a uniquely classic baby name for your little one on the way, you have to browse this list of 40 old fashioned baby names that are making a serious comeback.
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