The Baby Name donald

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Popularity of the Baby Name Donald

Number of Babies Named Donald

Born in the U.S. Since 1880

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Mouseketeer Names – Annette, Dennis, Margene, Ronnie

Want a baby name with 1950s feel? Use this list of Mouseketeer names to start brainstorming. more

Male Names in the Domesday Book

Hundreds of real male names from 11th century England, ranging from the familiar (Edward, Hugh, Robert) to the bizarre (Brictric, Fulcwy, Wizo). more

Name Prediction from 1964

This comes from a newspaper article published in the mid-1960s: The American melting pot has made something of a stew of old world cultures. Isaac and Rebecca Goldberg are the parents not of Moses and Rachael, but of Donald and Marie. Hjalmar and Sigrid Johanson are the parents of Richard […] more

2 Babies Born During Wind Storms, Named Gale

1. While an unnamed Category 4 hurricane was pummeling south Florida on September 15, 1945, Lt. and Mrs. Carl Landau (who were staying at a shelter in West Palm Beach) welcomed a baby girl. They named her Karen Gale. 2. During the gusty Great Appalachian Storm of November 24-25, 1950, […] more

Baby Name Battle – Donald vs. Kiefer

If you were having a son, and you had to name him either Donald or Kiefer, which would it be? more

Hollywood Baby Name Story – Kiefer

Actor Donald Sutherland and his second wife, Shirley Douglas, welcomed twins in late 1966. One of the twins was a baby girl named Rachel, the other was a baby boy named Kiefer after “Warren Kiefer,” alias of Lorenzo Sabatini, who had written and directed Donald’s first film, Castle of the […] more

Trump Named Daughter Tiffany After Jewelry Store

Trump Tower, located on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, was completed in late 1983 thanks in part to a $5 million deal with Tiffany & Co. to purchase the unused air space above their flagship store next door. On 13 October 1993, almost a decade later, Donald Trump and Marla Maples […] more

Finnish Baby Named After Donald Duck

Finnish professional golfers Minea Blomqvist and Roope Kakko welcomed their first child, a baby boy, back on the last day of March. They were going to name their son Elmeri Mikael, but right after he was born they threw in a third name–Aku, in honor of Donald Duck. Huh? Well, […] more

Bye Bye, Bridget – Irish Names Dropped to Minimize Prejudice

A recent study found that the Irish Catholic names Bridget and Patrick were used much less often among second-generation Irish than among first-generation Irish in late 19th-century England and Wales. English Protestant names like George and William, on the other hand, were used much more often by these second-generation Irish. […] more

Unusual Real Names – Grlenntys, Icie, Rensis, Schelto

A dozen peculiar names: Anthony Philip David Terry Frank Donald Stanley Gerry Gordon Stephen James Oatway (b. 1973) – retired English footballer who goes by the name “Charlie.” Each given name corresponds to a player on the 1972-1973 Queens Park Rangers team. Collingwood Schreiber (1831-1918) – Canadian surveyor and engineer. […] more

How to Find a Boy Name that Won’t Become a Girl Name

Are there any boy names out there that aren’t at risk of becoming girl names? This may not be the answer you want to hear, but: nope. There’s simply no way to guarantee that a boy name won’t suddenly become trendy for girls. (A movie mermaid was all it took […] more

Baby Name Needed – Boy Name for Cian’s Little Brother

A reader named Jamie writes: Cian Joseph is two years old, and will be welcoming a little brother in May. My husband is Irish, and so we’re sticking with names from that region. We know the middle name will be James, but we’re hitting a road block on first names. […] more

Double Names – Thomas Thomas, Lars Larsen, Gerald FitzGerald

A list of people with double names like Philip Phillips, Donald MacDonald, and Robin Robinson. more

Baby Name Safe List – Amelia, Calvin, Grace, Preston, Rebecca, Wesley

Not sure what to name your baby? Maybe you should go with a classic. The following names have been popular in the U.S. since at least 1880 (when data on baby names was first collected). None of the male names have ever been out of the top 400, and none […] more