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Let's talk about the 100 year rule

Let's talk about the 100 year rule | Name News | Scoop.it
Parents often rule out favorite names because of pop culture or current events. But those associations often fade ... sometimes in a matter of weeks.
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1921 Girl Names: Mary, Lucy, Ida, Libby

1921 Girl Names: Mary, Lucy, Ida, Libby | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Top Ten to the comeback kids to the obscure favorites that could be perfect for 2021, these 1921 girl names cover every style.
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10 Baby Names From The Edwardian Era That Stood The Test Of Time | HuffPost UK Parents

10 Baby Names From The Edwardian Era That Stood The Test Of Time | HuffPost UK Parents | Name News | Scoop.it
From Arthur to Amelia, find some vintage baby name inspiration.
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Most made a comeback rather than remaining popular all the time.

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These Vintage Names Sound New Again

These Vintage Names Sound New Again | Name News | Scoop.it
We look back to old names from the 1920s to find inspiration for today. From Ada to Walter, these old-fashioned names stand the test of time
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Best of... Underused Vintage Baby Names of the 1920s

Best of... Underused Vintage Baby Names of the 1920s | Name News | Scoop.it
Looking for a vintage baby name that isn't all over the popularity charts? Look no further than our list of underused vintage baby names of the 1920s!
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Where to Find a Cool Vintage Girl Name

Where to Find a Cool Vintage Girl Name | Name News | Scoop.it
We’ve identified one hundred rare vintage girls' names—all outside the current US Top 1000—with potential for a 2020 (or beyond) baby.
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The Most Beautiful Names Registered 100 YEARS AGO | SJ STRUM - YouTube

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Donny, Mary, Wilbur, Dolores, Ralph, Gladys, Clyde, Betty, Arnold, Peggy, Sterling, Dorothy.

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Best of... Vintage Baby Names from 1920

Best of... Vintage Baby Names from 1920 | Name News | Scoop.it
Searching for vintage baby names for your 2020 baby? Look back 100 years! Our list takes the very best from the popular names of 1920.
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Ren's Baby Name Blog: 100 Years Later and Still Rocking the Top 100 {1918/2018}

Ren's Baby Name Blog: 100 Years Later and Still Rocking the Top 100 {1918/2018} | Name News | Scoop.it
A few years ago I did a blog post where I looked at the top 100 names from 100 years ago. I decided to do that post again. What names stuc
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Hottest 1919 Girl Names

Hottest 1919 Girl Names | Name News | Scoop.it
These are the hottest girl names of 1919 - the ones I would have been blogging about one hundred years ago. The best part? They're every bit as great today.
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102 Vintage Baby Names Worth Reviving | HuffPost Life

102 Vintage Baby Names Worth Reviving | HuffPost Life | Name News | Scoop.it
These popular names from 1919 are due for a comeback.
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Another look at these from Nameberry.

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Baby Name To Consider: Mozelle

Baby Name To Consider: Mozelle | Name News | Scoop.it
I guess I’m just wanting a reaction to that name from someone I don’t know. Too weird? Too old? Too unusual? What’s the point if we’re just going to call her Moz all the time?
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Hottest 1919 Boy Names

Hottest 1919 Boy Names | Name News | Scoop.it
The hottest 1919 boy names range from today's Top 100 hits to choices that sound very 21st century - but remain surprisingly rare today.
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Best Rare Names from 100 Years Ago

Best Rare Names from 100 Years Ago | Name News | Scoop.it

Rare names from 100 years ago that were fashionable during the Roaring Twenties, but feel fresh and unique today.


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Names Ripe For Revival

Names Ripe For Revival | Name News | Scoop.it
I’m always talking about the 100 year rule, the rule that says that 100 years after a name is at its most popular, it will come back in vogue. Some of my favorite names are byproducts of this rule, modern favorites that have retained that old-timey feel such as August and Eleanor. Those names no longer have lots of nam
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Hottest 1920 Girl Names

Hottest 1920 Girl Names | Name News | Scoop.it
What were the hottest 1920 girl names? These are my picks for the choices I would've been blogging about a hundred years ag
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Hottest 1920 Boy Names: Leopold, Jennings, Brooks

Hottest 1920 Boy Names: Leopold, Jennings, Brooks | Name News | Scoop.it
These are the hottest 1920 boy names - the ones I would've been blogging about during the Wilson administration. They're stylish a century later, too.
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Where To Find A Cool Vintage Boy Name

Where To Find A Cool Vintage Boy Name | Name News | Scoop.it
Cool vintage boy names and how to choose one! From cool retro nicknames, to stylish surnames, to unique vintage boy names which are likely to stay rare.
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These Were The Most Popular Baby Names In 1920 | HuffPost UK Parenting

These Were The Most Popular Baby Names In 1920 | HuffPost UK Parenting | Name News | Scoop.it
The Social Security Administration has records of baby names going back to the 1800s.
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Roaring 20s: See the most popular baby names making a comeback in 2020s - syracuse.com

Get ready to see more Mildreds and Donalds.
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Willi, Fritz und die Kindersendungen = Willi, Fritz and children's TV

Willi, Fritz und die Kindersendungen = Willi, Fritz and children's TV | Name News | Scoop.it
Opa Willi – das war der Großvater meiner Cousins. Onkel Fritz, rotgesichtig und mit Zigarre, war ein angeheirateter Onkel meiner Mutter. Und dann gab es da noch
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Names that were popular in the 1910s and 20s are coming back again in Germany *as elsewhere).... and Knud thinks that children's media are at least partially responsible.

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Baby names from the early 1900s are making a comeback in 2019 | Metro News

Baby names from the early 1900s are making a comeback in 2019 | Metro News | Name News | Scoop.it
There's a trend for historical baby names in 2018 and 2019 - Florence and Ivy are two names popular in 1900s that are on the rise.
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Retro Baby Names Worthy of the Old-Fashioned Silver Screen

Retro Baby Names Worthy of the Old-Fashioned Silver Screen | Name News | Scoop.it
In a day when it seems that the most unique baby names dominate the playground, some parents long for the simple, elegant names of the past. If you're inclined toward old-fashioned names for your bundle of joy, then look no further!
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Looking at the Names of 1910

Looking at the Names of 1910 | Name News | Scoop.it
It's obvious that vintage everything is on trend. We were curious to see how names that were popular long ago are doing on the chart
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