In , only 28 baby girls were named Ethel. Katrina is one of the most well-known examples of a baby name that plummeted in popularity following a major news event. After Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast in late August , the name achieved a certain level of infamy.
That year, 1, baby girls in the U. But in , only Katrinas were born, and the name dropped down to th place. The last year it appeared on the Top 1, list was , when it ranked at st. In , only baby girls were named Katrina. Back in , Bertha was the ninth most popular baby name for girls, with 1, Berthas born that year. By , however, it had fallen off the charts, and in , only 28 baby girls were named Bertha.
The name Diane first appeared in the SSA data in , when five baby girls were given that name, and it entered the Top 1, list at No. The name climbed the charts and peaked at No.
But by , Diane was no longer on the list, and in , only 84 baby girls were named Diane. The name of Egyptian goddess Isis first appeared in SSA data in , when five baby girls were given that name. Isis peaked at No.
In , it had dropped from number to number in the rankings. By , it had completely fallen off the Top 1, list. Only 51 baby girls were named Isis in Gertrude peaked in popularity in , when it took the No. That year, 2, baby girls were named Gertrude.
Its final year in the rankings was , and in , a mere 26 baby Gertrudes came into the world. Anyway, who is to say what is a real name and what isn't? The name Daenerys, though, hasn't yet reached the top 1, ranking. Her easier-to-spell nickname, Dani, isn't on the list either. The names for other female characters in "Game of Thrones" — like Sansa, Cercei, Brienne, Ygritte, and Melisandre — haven't broken through either. Read more: 'Game of Thrones' keeps adding fuel to a popular 'Evil Daenerys' fan theory, but her path forward is more complicated.
In pop culture, "Game of Thrones" seems to have a unique effect on inspiring baby names. According to the Times , Hermione and Katniss, two other names for popular female characters the "Harry Potter" and "Hunger Games" series respectively , never reached the top 1, ranking for girl names. For names normally given to boys, no "Game of Thrones" character has had quite the same effect.
Jaime remains in the top 1,, but it's actually gotten less popular. The drop, though, has begun to taper off since , which was after his character's redemption arc began in And while Jon and Robert are perennially popular, more "Game of Thrones"-specific names like Bran, Theon, and Joffrey don't make the top 1, chart maintained by the Social Security Administration — all of which is pretty understandable given the characters' fates.
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mail.maier.de/libraries/arundel/rental-suv-deals.php Unlike some of the names on this list, Penelope is a name that has been used on and off throughout the century. The name's most popular year before its recent surge was in , when it ranked th. It actually fell completely out of the top 1, baby girls' names in and didn't reappeared among the top 1, until It has has become more common every year since.
Parents naming their daughter Penelope may be thinking of the Spanish actress Penelope Cruz. Easton is an old English word meaning "east town. Since it debuted among the 1, most popular boys names in , it has increased in use every year to date.
In , roughly 5, newborn boys were named Easton, making it the 83rd most popular choice for males that year. Hudson is the name of numerous towns as well a variety of geographic features throughout North America.
Hudson has become one of the most popular boys names in the country. It was rarely used in the early s and then dropped entirely off the radar for the rest of the 20th century, beginning to surge in popularity in Jace, a shortened variant of Jason, has been among the most popular boys' names in the country in each of the last three years. Unlike some of the other names to make this list, which jumped from total obscurity to being wildly popular within the last decade, Jace has been an increasingly popular choice for a longer time. After a brief period of rare use in the s, it vanished and then returned to the top 1, most popular male baby names in , when it was th.
Since then, use of the name has risen to 68th , its most popular year ever, when more than 6, male newborns were named Jace. A quarter of a century ago, few, if any parents named their newborn sons Camden. In the s and the s, the name slowly and steadily turned up on more birth certificates until it cracked the top in both and As is the case with some names on this list, it is much more commonly known as an English-derived surname.
Scroll on for the Social Security Administration's list of 1, most popular boy names in (Or, if you're looking for a baby girl name, check out the top 1, . Looking for baby girl names? Look no further. We've gathered the top baby girl names of , according to the Social Security Administration, and there.
Lincoln is another name more commonly known as a surname. It seems likely that a good number of the parents of the 4, baby boys named Lincoln last year had the 16th President of the United States in mind. Since at least , the name has never fully dropped into obscurity, but instead fluctuated between the th and th position among male baby names for the entirety of the 20th century.
In the mids, use of the name started to grow rapidly, and last year it was 87th overall in the country.