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BEST OF "Baby Names I Love But...."

The tag "Baby Names I Love But...." has YouTubers sharing lists of baby names they won't use, might use, will use and even describing how they chose the names they did use.  As we've mentioned, the discovery of a name we've never heard is one of the best things about joining the naming community. As we enjoyed watching these baby name videos, we collected the BEST OF "Baby Names I Love But...."
September and TuesdayHannah Carter shared these gems. Both "time" inspired, and certainly unique. We see August all the time, sitting in the Top 200 for boys. Why not September? Both of these brilliant picks currently sit outside the Top 1000.
Charley, Evan and Billie These gender neutral names come from Brye Ashley, who admits loving "little boy" names for little girls. Very on trend, as we know there are more girls being named versions of  'Charlie' these days than boys.
Suede, Lynwood and McConaugheyIsabella Sainz gave us three nam…

Now Trending in Baby Names

As self-proclaimed "namers" we find so much joy in the discovery of a name that is new to us. Lately we've been noticing that there are definite trends in naming right now. Here are a few of our observations.
Vintage  We see the vintage trend in more than just naming. The Old Fashioned cocktail has made as big of a comeback as Jack and Henry. Both names, dipping out of the Top 100 for much of the 70's, 80's and 90's are back. Vintage apparel is all the rage, from denim styles to wedding dresses and "retro" swimsuits. Bringing it back from the past it on point. Here are a couple of vintage names we adore:

Genevieve Spending time in the Top 100 in the early 1900's this lovely name for a gal is one of our favorites. Dipping as low as 691 in the late 60's, we think that this name is on the rise. With possible nicknames of Genna, Vivie, we find it so sweet.

Helen This beauty is not coming back too fast. We think it will take bigger leaps in the n…