In every decade, there are popular names to give to newborn babies, but within each time period, there are unique names that will always stand out. Baby names come in and out of fashion, but it’s always fun to look at which were the most popular and see how they’ve impacted our culture. Here are some beautiful baby girl names that were once in style.
Hollywood star Ava Gardner made this name quite popular for new parents to name their newborn baby girls. “Ava” is a derivative of the name “Eva” and is said to be related to the Latin word “avis,” which means bird.
From the Middle English word “joise” we get the name Joyce, which means “rejoice.” It is said that the name originated from Saint Joyce, a prince who was the son of Judicael, king of Brittany.