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Apparently Parents Are Reaching WAY Back For Baby Names

The data for name searches for 2021 is in, and well, you can say that it is a bit of a throwback.

According to Nameberry, the top 5 searched names for boys and girls in Canada has a bit of a throwback.

And no, we aren’t talking names from the 50’s and 60’s.  At least not the 50’s and 60’s of the last century.

Boys Top Searched Names – Canada

1. Arlo

2. Silas

3. Levi

4. Finn

5. Atticus

To give you an idea of how far back some of these names go…Atticus means “Athenian” and dates back to 35 BC.

Silas is 1st century AD. Arlo is as old as the English language.

Ok then, how about the girl names?

Girls Top Searched Names – Canada

1. Luna

2. Maeve

3. Chloe

4. Ophelia

5. Ivy

So then, I guess you can see where this is going right?

Maeve is a name straight out of Irish Mythology.  Ophelia is a Greek Goddess.

Interesting.

Want to see some of the most searched names from around the world?

Check it out here.

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