Southern U.S. Baby Names

The southern portion of the United States is a includes several states and covers a large portion of the country. An interesting thing that you will find on the most popular boy and most popular girl name lists, for the southern states, are crossover names. The names Billy(ie), Willie, and Bobby(ie) appear in the top 10 on both lists.

States Included in the U.S. South

The South region is defined by the Census Bureau as the states of DE, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, DC, WV, AL, KY, MS, TN, AR, LA, OK, and TX

Popular

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Willie

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Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Willie

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Less Common but Unique to the Region

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Sammie

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Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Johnnie

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Modern

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Bryson

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Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Raven

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Classic

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Grady

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Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Johnnie

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16. Ruby
17. Geneva
18. Mattie
19. Rosie
20. Billie
21. Ola
22. Jewell
23. Jewel
24. Lillie
25. Glenda
26. Nell
27. Ollie
28. Melba
29. Imogene
30. Bettie

Link to us: https://www.names.org/lists/by-region/south/
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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.