I like Claude, Frederick, Mavis, Esther....
I like older names children can grow into.
Really love old Hollywood names
I think these days, a lot of folks name their children names that suit both a child and a grown adult. Or sometimes just suit a child!
Back in the day, a lot of folks seemed to choose names their children would 'grow into'. For example, a name like Victor is very manly-sounding and would seem quite strong for a baby.
Some names that I'm not sure will make a comeback:
I wanted to call DD2 Leonard if she was a boy. Leo for short but I love the name Leonard. That got a few odd looks but I think it actually did a little bit of a comeback?
I tend to think it's names from the 80s and late 70s that disappear for a while, like the Sharons, Kylies and Tanyas.
funny though, as these seem to be quite popular names in the US, or at least they used to be (lots of people of my age (mid 30s) named this). yet I don't know one person with any of those names (of this generation) here in Australia.
Lil Smurfy (09-06-2016)
It's funny, there are a few names on here I don't love, but are family names which I'd consider for that reason alone. Funny how it changes your perspective.
I quite like Esther, and think Blanche would be cute for a little girl. Definitely would be the only in her class.
I have a cousin Victor; he was Vic or Vickie as a kid - and still now actually.
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