Is it teething time for your little one?

Every year there are a handful of names that make the top list in terms of popularity, and every decade has a couple of boys’ and girls’ names that stand out.

 

Sadly, some of these names have started to disappear in favour of other more modern names, but there are definitely a few choices that need to need to make a comeback.

 

Girls:

 

1. Beatrice - meaning bringer of joy

 

2. Bonnie - meaning pretty, charming

 

3. Doris - meaning gift

 

4. Dorothy - meaning God’s gift

 

5. Edna - meaning pleasure

 

6. Esther - meaning star

 

7. Eileen - meaning shining light

 

8. Florence - meaning to flower

 

9. Gloria - meaning glory

 

10. Hedy - meaning battle or war

 

11. Ivy - meaning faithfulness

 

12. Loretta - meaning pure

 

13. Nanette - meaning grace, favour

 

14. Peggy - meaning pearl

 

15. Penny - meaning flower

 

16. Queenie - meaning royal lady or ruler

 

17. Rose - meaning the name of a flower

 

18. Sally - meaning princess

 

19. Tabitha - meaning beauty, grace

 

20. Wendy - meaning family, wanderer

 

 

Boys:

 

1. Arthur - meaning noble, courageous

 

2. Bobby - meaning bright, shining

 

3. Bartholomew - meaning ploughman

 

4. Cain - meaning spear, possessed

 

5. Cecil - meaning blind

 

6. Chester - meaning fortress

 

7. Ernest - meaning serious, determined

 

8. Gilbert - meaning bright, pledge

 

9. Guy - meaning warrior

 

10. Harold - meaning heroic leader

 

11. Kent - meaning white

 

12. Leonard - meaning lion strength

 

13. Maurice - meaning dark-skinned

 

14. Norman - meaning Man from the North

 

15. Otis - meaning wealthy

 

16. Quentin - meaning the fifth

 

17. Roger - meaning fame and spear

 

18. Samson - meaning bright sun

 

19. Victor - meaning conqueror

 

20. Walter - meaning army, warrior 

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