Distinctive Baby Names from Iowa

Iowa is the 29th state in the union. It has the highest literacy rate among all of the states and is largest producer of pork, corn and eggs in the country. Parents in Iowa often look towards traditional names for their children. You will find Merle and Duane on the list of popular boy names and Jolene and Dixie on lists of popular girl names.

Popular

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Merle

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1. Merle
2. Lyle
3. Eldon
4. Dick
5. Duane
6. Loren
7. Lowell
8. Dean
9. Delbert
10. Lynn
11. Dale
12. Kent
13. Virgil
14. Rick
15. Leland
16. Rex
17. Chad
18. Kirk
19. Bob
20. Dennis
21. Jim
22. Tim
23. Todd
24. Daryl
25. Roger
26. Jon
27. Brad
28. Tom
29. Marvin
30. Craig

Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Lavonne

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Less Common but Unique to IA

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Merlyn

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16. Orville
17. Marlin
18. Maynard
19. Jerald
20. Carroll
21. Milo
22. Drake
23. Darrel
24. Bret
25. Monte
26. Doug
27. Keegan
28. Darin
29. Brock
30. Harley

Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Marlys

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16. Mavis
17. Neva
18. Deloris
19. Darla
20. Mindy
21. Ronda
22. Bobbi
23. Harriett
24. Jeri
25. Marla
26. Teri
27. Trisha
28. Gretchen
29. Pat
30. Trudy

Modern

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Tate

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16. Dawson
17. Dalton
18. Gage
19. Grant
20. Trey
21. Cole
22. Lincoln
23. Colton
24. Dallas
25. Blake
26. Nolan
27. Kaden
28. Jaxson
29. Tucker
30. Dakota

Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Josie

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Classic

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Merlyn

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16. Clair
17. Merrill
18. Delmar
19. Dean
20. Gale
21. Lowell
22. Marlin
23. Leland
24. Kent
25. Jerald
26. Delbert
27. Trent
28. Dale
29. Orville
30. Lynn

Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Marlys

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16. Janelle
17. Lorna
18. Jody
19. Bernadine
20. Jodi
21. Becky
22. Kay
23. Luella
24. Kari
25. Ila
26. Myrna
27. Marcella
28. Connie
29. Mindy
30. Mavis

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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.