Great Plains Baby Names

Pioneers and european immigrants settled the Great Plains area, of the United States, bringing with them resilience and individuality. These traits are still seen in the names that new parents, from the Great Plains states, choose for their children.

States Included in the U.S. Plains

The Plains region is defined by the Bureau of Economic Analysis as the states of IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, and SD

Popular

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Lyle

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1. Lyle
2. Loren
3. Duane
4. Virgil
5. Dale
6. Kent
7. Dean
8. Vernon
9. Bob
10. Lloyd
11. Tanner
12. Chad
13. Kelly
14. Rick
15. Marvin
16. Gene
17. Tim
18. Glen
19. Brady
20. Todd
21. Bradley
22. Brent
23. Jon
24. Grant
25. Jim
26. Roger
27. Cole
28. Elmer
29. Bill
30. Dennis

Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Kari

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Less Common but Unique to the Region

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Eldon

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16. Lynn
17. Leland
18. Monte
19. Lane
20. Brock
21. Easton
22. Rex
23. Ervin
24. Dawson
25. Beau
26. Tucker
27. Gage
28. Harley
29. Daryl
30. Kim

Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Marlys

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16. Patty
17. Opal
18. Clarice
19. Verna
20. Lorna
21. Bonita
22. Ronda
23. Pat
24. Gretchen
25. Tami
26. Shari
27. Macy
28. Janelle
29. Pam
30. Erma

Modern

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Lane

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16. Carter
17. Trey
18. Blake
19. Brody
20. Mitchell
21. Wyatt
22. Cooper
23. Ty
24. Riley
25. Keegan
26. Trenton
27. Brett
28. Levi
29. Weston
30. Jace

Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Josie

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16. Josephine
17. Molly
18. Addison
19. Payton
20. Kelsey
21. Shelby
22. Kendra
23. Mallory
24. Grace
25. Clara
26. Kylee
27. Rylee
28. Eleanor
29. Gracie
30. Lucy

Classic

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Lyle

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16. Dean
17. Leland
18. Dale
19. Marlin
20. Dick
21. Delbert
22. Jerald
23. Myron
24. Monte
25. Bradley
26. Vernon
27. Lynn
28. Chad
29. Lucas
30. Lloyd

Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Marlys

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16. Jody
17. Jodi
18. Joni
19. Darla
20. Bette
21. Kay
22. Kristi
23. Wilma
24. Becky
25. Shelly
26. Clarice
27. Myrna
28. Lila
29. Kayla
30. Connie


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The data is taken from births that occurred in the United States after 1879. From 1880 to 1936, all births may not be included in the original data set.

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