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. Trenton
12. Bill
13. Dale
14. Kelly
15. Duane
16. Marion
17. Tanner
18. Max
19. Dalton
20. Cooper
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. Marlin
17. Heath
18. Wilbur
19. Gage
20. Dick
21. Corbin
22. Lynn
23. Lowell
24. Tyson
25. Jerald
26. Trey
27. Ryker
28. Dallas
29. Tucker
30. Easton

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. Joni
24. Hadley
25. Shawna
26. Darla
27. Alta
28. Taryn
29. Melba
30. Macy

Modern

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Lane

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

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. Monte
18. Darin
19. Harlan
20. Heath
21. Marlin
22. Bob
23. Kelly
24. Bryce
25. Duane
26. Bret
27. Dale
28. Ivan
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. Ila
15. Velma
16. Marla
17. Lila
18. Janelle
19. Staci
20. Letha
21. Karla
22. Nadine
23. Sheryl
24. Connie
25. Lorene
26. Shawna
27. Kayla
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.