How popular is the baby name Iceland in the United States right now? How popular was it historically? Find out using the graph below! Plus, check out all the blog posts that mention the name Iceland.
Here are some baby girl names that were given to at least five but no more than 99 babies in the United States last year. (I published the equivalent boys’ list a little while ago.)
- Miangel (65) – Mi angel
- Myangel (31) – My angel
- Imunique (12) – I’m unique
- Miamor (9) – Mi amor
- Wesleigh (8) – Wesley, though it looks more like “we sleigh” to me.
- Amunique (6) – Am unique
- Mylove (6) – My love
- Pennylane (5)
- Vanity (52)
- Divinity (45)
- Verity (33)
- Chastity (30)
- Amity (27)
- Unity (27)
- Clarity (21)
- Purity (17)
- Infinity (14)
- Reality (11)
- Sincerity (8)
- Prosperity (7)
- Serendipity (5)
- Jasper (31)
- Renesmee (17) and Renesme (5)
- Carlisle (12)
- Twilight (7)
- Cullen (5)
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution recently compiled several lists of unusual baby names using birth records from the Georgia Department of Human Resources (covering January 1990 through July 2007).
Here are some highlights:
- Animal names: Badger, Coyote, Jerboa, Manatee, Peacock, Stallion
- Car names: Civic, Dodge, Elantra, Scion, Tiburon, Toyota
- City names: Cambridge, Kyoto, Madrid, Montreal, Sacramento, Zurich
- Country names: Belgium, Ethiopia, Gibraltar, Iceland, Seychelles, Vatican
- Food names: Cola, Dextrose, Dijon, Kiwi, Nacho, Teriyaki
- Occupation names: Attorney, Butcher, Guitarist, Messenger, Spy, Writer
- Trademark names: Dasani, Exxon, L’Oreal, McAfee, Nokia, Toshiba
The one I liked best of all was Teflon…for the non-stick baby, of course.
There were also many alcohol-related names, such as Bacardi, Chianti, Courvoisier, Michelob, Sangria, Tequila and Tanqueray.