[Ads-l] 26 Names That Didn't Exist Before 2000

Amy West medievalist at W-STS.COM
Wed Nov 11 14:50:13 UTC 2015


My limited thoughts on this:

1) BS

2) Wow, Netscape is still around?

and

3) I have never understood why people think that spelling "Heaven" 
backwards as a name ("Nevaeh") would be a good thing: Aren't things 
spelled backwards bad things? Wouldn't that be a really good name for a 
Satanist kid?

---Amy "Wasting Your Bandwith Yet Again" West
(Note the true evilness of my top-posting this: my audacity knows no 
bounds . . . )

On 11/11/15 12:00 AM, ADS-L automatic digest system wrote:
> Date:    Tue, 10 Nov 2015 05:39:15 -0800
> From:    "James A. Landau"<JJJRLandau at NETSCAPE.COM>
> Subject: 26 Names That Didn't Exist Before 2000
>
> fromhttp://isp.netscape.com/whatsnew/default.jsp?story=20151109-1327
>
> I don't know how accurate this list is.  For example, I find it difficult to believe Khloe Kardashian is less than 15 years old, "Norah" is a variant spelling of "Nora", and "Vivienne" is a variant spelling of "Vivian" which is one of the names of the woman who seduced Merlin in the Arthur legends.
>
> <begin quote>
>
> 26 Names That Didn't Exist Before 2000
>
> Before the year 2000--you know, way back in the last century--the name "Bentley" was pretty much reserved for a British luxury automobile. And it was rarely, if ever, used as a name for a baby boy. Fast forward to today. Bentley is now the 81st most popular name for a boy, according to data from the Social Security Administration.
>   
> Jennifer has been replaced by Hazel. And Michael has been dumped by Elijah.
>
> What are other names are new to the 21st century? Mooseroots.com dove into the SSA data on names to figure out which ones are popular now that basically didn't exist before 2000. That is, fewer than 100 babies a year were given any one of these names.
>
> Here are the 26 popular baby names that basically didn't exist before 2000:
>   1. Bentley
>   2. Nevaeh
>   3. Mila
>   4. Khloe
>   5. Paisley
>   6. Brantley
>   7. Ryker
>   8. Maddox
>   9. Gael
>   10. Kingston
>   11. Zayden
>   12. King
>   13. Lyla
>   14. Londyn
>   15. Isla
>   16. Adalyn
>   17. Norah
>   18. Jax
>   19. Arabella
>   20. Cash
>   21. Jaylah
>   22. Beckett
>   23. Brynlee
>   24. Karter
>   25. Arya
>   26. Vivienne
>
> <end quote>
>
> Also Netscape provides
>
> http://isp.netscape.com/whatsnew/package.jsp?name=fte/classicbabynames/classicbabynames
>
> <begin quote>

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