classic baby names

1997 BABY NAMES
Classic baby girl and baby boy names are those that have been around for years, but are still popular today. If you are searching for a timeless name for your baby boy or baby girl, check out The Bump's extensive list of classic baby names.
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  • Emma
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  • POPULARITY:   1
  • ORIGIN:   German
  • Entire or universal. While there aren't many ermintrudes ... MORE

  • Olivia
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  • POPULARITY:   2
  • ORIGIN:   Latin
  • Olive tree. This name has the o factor. while olivia has ... MORE

  • Noah
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  • POPULARITY:   3
  • ORIGIN:   Hebrew
  • Peaceful. It’s no wonder noah has had a meteoric rise amo... MORE

  • Sophia
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  • POPULARITY:   4
  • ORIGIN:   Greek
  • Wisdom. A brainy beauty among names, sophia evokes sophis... MORE

  • Liam
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  • POPULARITY:   5
  • ORIGIN:   German
  • Will helmet, protection. The irish short form of william,... MORE

  • Mason
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  • POPULARITY:   6
  • ORIGIN:   British
  • One who works with stone. When it comes to english occupa... MORE

  • Isabella
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  • POPULARITY:   7
  • ORIGIN:   Hebrew
  • God's promise. A royal name, isabella is feminine and rom... MORE

  • Jacob
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  • POPULARITY:   8
  • ORIGIN:   Hebrew
  • He who supplants. Jacob heralded the return of biblical n... MORE

  • William
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  • POPULARITY:   9
  • ORIGIN:   German
  • Will helmet, protection. Honestly, there hasn’t been a ye... MORE

  • Ethan
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  • POPULARITY:   10
  • ORIGIN:   Hebrew
  • Firmness, long-lived. Ethan is a biblical name and a trad... MORE

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  • Ava
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  • POPULARITY:   11
  • ORIGIN:   Hebrew
  • Life" or "serpent", or from latin "avis" meaning "bird. A... MORE

  • Michael
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  • POPULARITY:   12
  • ORIGIN:   Hebrew
  • Who resembles god?. Emperors, kings and saints have borne... MORE

  • Alexander
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  • POPULARITY:   13
  • ORIGIN:   Greek
  • Man's defender, warrior. The defender of mankind has been... MORE

  • Logan
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  • POPULARITY:   14
  • ORIGIN:   Gaelic
  • Hollow. Logan is a scottish place name and surname that o... MORE

  • James
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  • POPULARITY:   15
  • ORIGIN:   Hebrew
  • He who supplants. This popular, traditional name has been... MORE

  • Daniel
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  • POPULARITY:   16
  • ORIGIN:   Hebrew
  • God is my judge. Daniel remains one of the most fascinati... MORE

  • Elijah
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  • POPULARITY:   17
  • ORIGIN:   Hebrew
  • The lord is my god. Among biblical names, elijah strikes ... MORE

  • Benjamin
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  • POPULARITY:   18
  • ORIGIN:   Hebrew
  • Son of the right hand; son of the south; son of my old ag... MORE

  • Mia
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  • POPULARITY:   19
  • ORIGIN:   Scandinavian
  • Beloved. This all-star name is chic and sporty with a dos... MORE

  • Matthew
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  • POPULARITY:   22
  • ORIGIN:   Hebrew
  • Gift of god. Matthew is truly a classic and beloved boys'... MORE

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  • Emily
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  • POPULARITY:   23
  • ORIGIN:   Latin
  • Rival, laborious, or eager. Emily used to be the most pop... MORE

  • Jackson
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  • POPULARITY:   24
  • ORIGIN:   British
  • Son of jack. Jackson is a freewheeling surname that reach... MORE

  • David
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  • POPULARITY:   25
  • ORIGIN:   Hebrew
  • Beloved. David held the top spot in the country for just ... MORE

  • Lucas
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  • POPULARITY:   25
  • ORIGIN:   German
  • Whether you believe that lucas gains its luster from the ... MORE

  • Joseph
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  • POPULARITY:   27
  • ORIGIN:   Hebrew
  • Jehovah increases. Joseph has a rich history beginning wi... MORE

  • Abigail
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  • POPULARITY:   28
  • ORIGIN:   Hebrew
  • Father of exaltation. Abigail was king david's wife in th... MORE

  • Avery
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  • POPULARITY:   29
  • ORIGIN:   British
  • Elf counsel. A medieval name, avery may have magical root... MORE

  • Anthony
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  • POPULARITY:   30
  • ORIGIN:   Latin
  • Anthony derives from antonius, an old roman family name t... MORE

  • Dylan
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  • POPULARITY:   31
  • ORIGIN:   Welsh
  • Son of the sea. Dylan is an iconic and romantic choice th... MORE

  • Andrew
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  • POPULARITY:   32
  • ORIGIN:   Greek
  • Man, warrior. One of jesus’s 12 apostles in the bible, an... MORE

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