Extreme Retro: Edith, Mabel, Winnie, Mavis, Edgar, Franklin, Walter, Norman, Vernon
There’s no such thing as a name being so “out” that it won’t come back in! Bruce Willis, Jimmy Fallon and Vince Vaughn are just a few celebs who chose these “oldies but goodies” for their babies born this year.
Exotic Spices: Saffron, Poppy, Juniper, Rosemary, Coriander, Bay, Pepper
2013 saw parents looking to the spice rack for inspiration, among them musician Tony Kanal, and actors Jack Huston and Moon Bloodgood.
Dusty Classics: Louis, George, Phillip, Arthur, Margaret, Louisa, Frances, Mary
They all seemed a little dingy until they were in the running for the royal baby! Although he was ultimately crowned Prince George of Cambridge, the rest of these time-honored names enjoyed a popularity jump as well.
Heroes & Deities: Phaedra, Freya, Persephone, Daphne, Isis, Odin, Phineus, Zephyr, Julius
Holding out for a hero? This year, parents chose fantastical, mythological names for their babies. And the trend isn’t going anywhere: Look for a whole new legion of heroes in 2014.