Dictionary of Given Names (1938)

Here’s a 1938 pamphlet, offering baby names for expectant parents to consider; you’ll see it comes complete with check marks made by some blissful couple many years ago, right next to the names they were considering for their impending bundle of joy.

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Title page

Introduction; Male: Aaron – Arnvid

Male: Arthur – Dwight

Male: Earl – Howard

Male: Hrolf – Magnus

Male: Malachy – Rhys

Male: Richard – Uriah

Male: Vald – Zebediah; Female: Abigail – Avice

Female: Babette – Eunice

Female: Eva – Justina

Female: Kara – Parascha

Female: Patricia – Ursula

Female: Valda – Zora

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