How popular is the baby name Kiwi 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 Kiwi.
I watched a news clip about obesity the other day, and one of the interviewees was named MeMe Roth. Her first name is pronounced just like Mimi, but the spelling is a bit more…egotistical? :)
And, just a few minutes ago, I was reading about the Capitol Records v. Thomas-Rasset file-sharing case and I spotted yet another interesting name. This one belonged to Thomas-Rasset’s lawyer, Kiwi Camara (who also happens to be the youngest person to ever attend Harvard Law School).
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.