Distinctive Baby Names from Mississippi

Beginning after the Civil War, the Blues had its roots in the Mississippi Delta. Originally songs that were sung in the fields and as spirituals offered a means of expression that was uniquely found in Mississippi. Parents in Mississippi continue to express themselves by choosing names unique to the area including Percy and Wardell for boys and Earline and Pearlie for girls.

Popular

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Sammie

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Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Earnestine

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Less Common but Unique to MS

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Prentiss

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Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Earlean

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Modern

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Ladarius

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Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Jakayla

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Classic

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Prentiss

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Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Earlean

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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.