Baby Name Timeline: 1920s

Baby Name Timeline 1920s

The baby names below saw sudden changes in usage during the 1920s thanks to the influence of historical events. I’ve written explanatory blog posts about some of them — please click the links to learn more!

To check out history-influenced baby names from other decades, visit the baby name timeline main page.

1929

  • 1929 Politics: Depriest
  • 1929 Actor: Davey
  • 1929 Literary character: Alayne
  • 1929 Song: Jeannine
  • 1929 Brand: Uneeda

1928

1927

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1926

  • 1926 News: Ileana
  • 1926 Politics: Bibb
  • 1926 Movie characters: Orchid, Jinx
  • 1926 Actors: Gaynor, Adoree
  • 1926 Literary character: Narice, Alverna
  • 1926 Sports: Tunney

1925

  • 1925 News: Valoyce
  • 1925 Politics: Paulina
  • 1925 Movie character: Janice
  • 1925 Literary character: Irmalee
  • 1925 Song: Noralee

1924

1923

marcheta, music, baby name, 1920s
  • 1923 Movie characters: Shireen, Morella, Lory, Derith
  • 1923 Actor: Avonne
  • 1923 Literary characters: Nalda, Eris, Laurel
  • 1923 Song: Marcheta

1922

dellora, news, baby name, 1920s

1921

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1920

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