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Popularity of the Baby Name Socrates

Number of Babies Named Socrates

Born in the U.S. Since 1880

Posts that Mention the Name Socrates

What Are the Most Pretentious Baby Names?

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Several years ago, Gawker readers decided that Dillinger was the most pretentious baby name ever.

Certain surname-names do seem pretentious to me, but I don’t know about Dillinger. It makes me think of criminals.

I think names stolen from intellectuals (e.g., Aristotle, Einstein, Kierkegaard, Socrates, Voltaire) are more pretentious than surname-names.

What types of baby names do you think of as being pretentious?

Source: The Most Pretentious Baby Name Ever