Distinctive Baby Names from Kentucky

Kentucky has a rich history that includes horse racing and bourbon. The Blue Grass state has over 85,000 farms. The leading source of farm income in Kentucky is horses. Some of the world's best thoroughbred farms and auctions are located there. Parents in Kentucky look to the state's history and tradition for names for their children. Estill and Buford can be found on popular baby boy names lists and Maudie and Wilma are on lists of popular baby girl names.

Popular

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Donnie

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Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Nannie

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16. Gracie
17. Whitney
18. Ruby
19. Juanita
20. Vickie
21. Patty
22. Misty
23. Tonya
24. Sue
25. Glenda
26. Myrtle
27. Georgia
28. Alma
29. Betty
30. Edna

Less Common but Unique to KY

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Estill

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Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Oma

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16. Hallie
17. Freda
18. Ollie
19. Lou
20. Willa
21. Nell
22. Reba
23. Iva
24. Lora
25. Bettye
26. Tabatha
27. Francis
28. Alta
29. Deloris
30. Dixie

Modern

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Braxton

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Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Whitney

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Classic

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Estill

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Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Oma

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16. Nola
17. Zelma
18. Flossie
19. Beulah
20. Wanda
21. Willa
22. Roxie
23. Shelia
24. Polly
25. Della
26. Lorene
27. Ruby
28. Eula
29. Ina
30. Freda

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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.