The Top 19 Names in 1919

In this post Meagan writes about names that were popular 100 years ago.
If I lived in the US, I could happily name my daughter Helen, for me personally this one would be most usable, I think. Other than that, my opinions on the usability of these names are mostly covering with Meagan’s. Probably what I’m going to say will be more or less surprising for you, but one of my most favourite names in this set for girls is Mildred. Yes! I was hating it for years and used to call every elderly lady in my short stories Mildred if she wasn’t a likeable character, but I got convinced to it some time ago and I can see its speciffic charm now. Still though, I don’t think I’d use it on a child.

2 thoughts on “The Top 19 Names in 1919”

  1. My paternal grandmother was Mildred!! HA HA! Oh my goodness, it is a dreadful name. I don’t think she ever liked it, but she certainly seemed like a Mildred. Gray hair in a bun, piercing expression, stooped shoulders. She was born in 1918.

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