14 Vintage Baby Girl Names That Need To Make a Comeback [GALLERY]
Ah, yes. The age-old name game that every (or almost every) new parent plays when they're expecting a new baby. The name game is as old as humans and if you're expecting or know someone who is then you'll fully aware of this decision tug of war.
I admit that I'm a bit bummed that I didn't get to pick my son's name as there was no option. John has been the name of the firstborn son in each generation on my husband's side of the family for the last five generations and I wasn't going to be the one to break tradition.
I've always had a thing for names that are a little different or could be considered unique (which is definitely not my kind way of saying awful, I swear!) because it's a name not often heard anymore.
Digging through data from the Social Security Administration, I took a peek at the top baby girl names in New York so far for 2021 and it looks like older names are starting to become popular again. The top five baby girl names in New York in 2021 are Emily, Ashley, Samantha, Sarah, and Kayla.
If you or someone you know is expecting a baby girl and you're looking for a name that is a little bit old-timey but not necessarily one that a lot of people are using, take a peek!