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. Bob
10. Leland
11. Bill
12. Trenton
13. Dale
14. Duane
15. Kelly
16. Marion
17. Tanner
18. Dalton
19. Max
20. Vernon
21. Lloyd
22. Cooper
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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1. Wilma
2. Maxine
3. Opal
4. Velma
5. Sheryl
6. Connie
7. Marsha
8. Marjorie
9. Kay
10. Shelly
11. Norma
12. Vicki
13. Becky
14. Glenda
15. Delores
16. Lola
17. Lois
18. Kristi
19. Vera
20. Bailey
21. Leona
22. Marilyn
23. Marcia
24. Sherri
25. Roberta
26. Phyllis
27. Deanna
28. Vickie
29. Betty
30. Terri

Less Common but Unique to KS

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Galen

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1. Galen
2. Gail
3. Darrel
4. Gale
5. Merlin
6. Orville
7. Keaton
8. Monte
9. Darin
10. Harlan
11. Lane
12. Brock
13. Kyler
14. Bret
15. Braden
16. Marlin
17. Heath
18. Wilbur
19. Gage
20. Dick
21. Corbin
22. Lynn
23. Lowell
24. Jerald
25. Tyson
26. Trey
27. Ryker
28. Dallas
29. Tucker
30. Darrin

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. Letha
12. Ila
13. Lorene
14. Marla
15. Staci
16. Glenna
17. Patty
18. Myrna
19. Erma
20. Ronda
21. Pat
22. Nadine
23. Joni
24. Hadley
25. Shawna
26. Darla
27. Alta
28. Melba
29. Taryn
30. Deloris

Modern

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Lane

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1. Lane
2. Keaton
3. Braden
4. Kyler
5. Dalton
6. Corbin
7. Brock
8. Trenton
9. Gage
10. Trey
11. Cooper
12. Tucker
13. Ryker
14. Cade
15. Drake
16. Tanner
17. Easton
18. Brett
19. Dakota
20. Kaden
21. Dawson
22. Braxton
23. Colby
24. Chance
25. Jace
26. Hudson
27. Beau
28. Brody
29. Skyler
30. Ty

Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Hadley

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1. Hadley
2. Macy
3. Josie
4. Emery
5. Kinsley
6. Ashlyn
7. Bailey
8. Rylee
9. Addison
10. Brooklynn
11. Piper
12. Mallory
13. Kylee
14. Cheyenne
15. Avery
16. Reese
17. Harper
18. Brooklyn
19. Shelby
20. Ellie
21. Reagan
22. Payton
23. Makenzie
24. Cora
25. Lydia
26. Paige
27. Delaney
28. Abby
29. Bethany
30. Gracie

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. Merlin
11. Lyle
12. Max
13. Leland
14. Virgil
15. Kent
16. Orville
17. Monte
18. Darin
19. Harlan
20. Heath
21. Bob
22. Marlin
23. Kelly
24. Bryce
25. Bret
26. Duane
27. Dale
28. Bill
29. Marion
30. Dallas

Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Twila

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

Births for first names are 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. Any totals for last names are the number of people with the last name as of the last US census.

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