How popular is the baby name Zona in the United States right now? How popular was it historically? Find out using the graph below! Plus, see baby names similar to Zona and check out all the blog posts that mention the name Zona.
Tuesday’s post about the Victorian-style Tylney Hall Hotel reminded me of a list of Victorian-era names that I’ve had bookmarked forever.
The list was created by amateur genealogist G. M. Atwater as a resource for writers. It contains names and name combinations that were commonly seen in the U.S. from the 1840s to the 1890s. Below is the full list (with a few minor changes).
Which female name and male name do you like best?
Source: Victorian Era Names, A Writer’s Guide
Let’s say you’re expecting twins. Do you look for baby names that sound alike? (How much alike?) Do you avoid names that sound alike?
P.S. Former NBA player Fennis Dembo and his twin sister Fenise were the last of 11 children. They were named by their oldest sister, Zona, who thought the family had grown large enough at that point and (rather cleverly) suggested baby names based on the word finis. (Source: Rivals.com)