Distinctive Baby Names from Kansas

Dorothy and Toto aren't the only famous people from Kansas. Kansas is also home to Amelia Earhart, President Dwight Eisenhower, Barry Sanders and Buster Keaton, to name a few. Parents from Kansas choose names for their kids that are as diverse as the people who are from the state. On lists of most popular names baby names you'll find Eldon and Tanner for boys and Twila and Dixie for girls.

Popular

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Eldon

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1. Eldon
2. Merle
3. Loren
4. Delbert
5. Rex
6. Lyle
7. Virgil
8. Kent
9. Leland
10. Bob
11. Trenton
12. Bill
13. Dale
14. Kelly
15. Duane
16. Tanner
17. Marion
18. Max
19. Cooper
20. Dalton
21. Vernon
22. Lloyd
23. Don
24. Jim
25. Clinton
26. Glen
27. Larry
28. Brett
29. Brad
30. Brent

Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Wilma

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Less Common but Unique to KS

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Galen

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16. Heath
17. Marlin
18. Gage
19. Wilbur
20. Dick
21. Corbin
22. Lynn
23. Lowell
24. Tyson
25. Jerald
26. Trey
27. Easton
28. Dallas
29. Tucker
30. Jace

Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Twila

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1. Twila
2. Leota
3. Neva
4. Fern
5. Dee
6. Dixie
7. Sondra
8. Ladonna
9. Jolene
10. Jana
11. Ila
12. Letha
13. Lorene
14. Marla
15. Staci
16. Glenna
17. Patty
18. Myrna
19. Erma
20. Ronda
21. Pat
22. Nadine
23. Hadley
24. Joni
25. Darla
26. Shawna
27. Alta
28. Lila
29. Taryn
30. Melba

Modern

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Lane

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16. Drake
17. Jace
18. Skyler
19. Chance
20. Brett
21. Dawson
22. Braxton
23. Dakota
24. Kaden
25. Colby
26. Grant
27. Weston
28. Brody
29. Hudson
30. Ty

Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Hadley

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Classic

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Galen

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1. Galen
2. Eldon
3. Gail
4. Merle
5. Loren
6. Darrel
7. Gale
8. Rex
9. Delbert
10. Max
11. Merlin
12. Lyle
13. Leland
14. Virgil
15. Kent
16. Orville
17. Darin
18. Monte
19. Harlan
20. Heath
21. Marlin
22. Bob
23. Kelly
24. Ivan
25. Duane
26. Dustin
27. Dale
28. Bret
29. Bill
30. Marion

Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Twila

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1. Twila
2. Leota
3. Neva
4. Fern
5. Dixie
6. Jolene
7. Maxine
8. Dee
9. Wilma
10. Sondra
11. Jana
12. Ladonna
13. Opal
14. Kayla
15. Ila
16. Velma
17. Marla
18. Janelle
19. Staci
20. Lila
21. Karla
22. Letha
23. Nadine
24. Sheryl
25. Connie
26. Lorene
27. Shawna
28. Myrna
29. Glenna
30. Shelly

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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.