Vintage Baby Names Making A Comeback In 2018

Posted by Sughra Hafeez in Life Style On 3rd March 2018

Here are the classic baby names parents are choosing that were trendy in the 1900s.

Name Data

According to names data from the Social Security Administration some names which were popular in 1904 are popular again.

20th-century name trend

The founder of nameberry.com Linda Rosenkrantz, talking about 20th-century names trend told Newsday: "Tradition is everything. Boys were typically named for their fathers and other family members. Even though Mary was still number one, as she would be for another half-century, parents widened their horizons."

Offical List

The recent official list show baby names that saw significant growth in popularity from 2000 to 2010. Below are the most popular girls’ names in 1904.

Mary

Meaning: Wished-for child; rebellion; bitter

Origin: Hebrew

Popularity number in 2018: 197

Florence

Meaning: blooming

Origin: Latin

Popularity number in 2018: 923

Charlotte

Meaning: The feminine form of "Charles," it means "petite" and "feminine."

Origin: French

Popularity number in 2018: 9

Harry

Meaning: Army-power

Origin: Teutonic

Popularity number in 2018: 614

Robert

Meaning: bright fame

Origin: English

Popularity number in 2018: 105

Reginald

Meaning: King

Origin: Teutonic

Popularity number in 2018: 1,101

Violet

Meaning: violet flower

Origin: Latin

Popularity number in 2018: 777

Ellen

Meaning: Light

Origin: Greek

Popularity number in 2018: 773

Lily

Meaning: The flower lily is a symbol of innocence; purity and beauty.

Origin: Greek

Popularity number in 2018: 290

Mabel

Meaning: lovable

Origin: Latin

Popularity number in 2018: 372

Albert

Meaning: Noble, bright.

Origin: Anglo-Saxon

Popularity number in 2018: 514

Edward

Meaning: Guardian of prosperity

Origin: English

Popularity number in 2018: 289

Harold

Meaning: Army commander

Origin: English

Popularity number in 2018: 1,204

Leslie

Meaning: Small meadow

Origin: English

Popularity number in 2018: 2,529

Annie

Meaning: Grace

Origin: English

Popularity number in 2018: 372

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