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Historical Baby Names

The Most Popular Baby Names Of Each Decade From The Past Century

Nameberry | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.18.2015 | Parents

As a new school year gets underway, we survey a century of names that represent each decade over the past 100 years. The path from traditional names l...

14 Baby Girl Names That Scream Red, White And Blue

nameberry | Linda Rosenkrantz | Posted 07.03.2014 | Parents

As we celebrate Independence Day, it’s important to look beyond the generals who led the battles and the men who signed the Declaration, and also pa...

11 Adorable Baby Names For The New Year

nameberry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

By Linda Rosenkrantz for A new year is dawning, a time of hope and aspiration and rebirth and resolve. For the baby born around this ...

When Did Americans Stop Naming Babies After the President?

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 07.23.2012 | Parents
Howard Steven Friedman

There was a time when parents often named baby boys after the President of the United States. Yet today, neither Barack, Hussein nor Obama have reached the top 1,000 most popular boy names in the U.S.