A classic set of baby names with wildly different trajectories have gathered at a single point. And like any good celestial convergence, this meeting is portentous.
Parents are choosing surprising new names from old sources, challenging our whole notion of “traditional names.”
These are tough times for classic names. Even names that have stood as gold standards for timelessness are falling out of fashion: William, Katherine and Elizabeth have hit all-time popularity lows. Yet even in this naming climate, some traditional choices are thriving. Names like Amelia, Sebastian and Naomi have reached […]
When it comes to classic baby name sources, the Bible is the gold standard. Biblical names like Mary, Anna and Sarah, John, Lucas and Jacob, are timeless favorites with roots so deep they can’t be buffeted by the winds of fashion. OK, that was a trick. One of the names […]