The listing of the preferred baby names within the U.S. doesn’t fluctuate a lot from 12 months to 12 months, however whenever you look again over time, you’ll discover some attention-grabbing shifts.
Because of the Social Safety Administration’s child names database, it’s potential to see dad and mom’ prime picks going again to the Eighteen Eighties and evaluate them to the tendencies at this time. We determined to do that with the preferred names 50 years in the past.
Whereas some names that made the listing again then stay standard at this time (assume classics like William, James, Elizabeth and Michael), others have dropped considerably down within the rating (shout-out to Tammy, Lisa, Daybreak, Chad and Craig). And, in fact, Karen has definitely had a fall from grace.
Nonetheless, maybe a few of these names that dominated half a century in the past are ripe for a comeback.
Beneath, discover the 50 hottest child names for girls and boys born in 1972.