Distinctive Baby Names from North Carolina

North Carolina is home to Kitty Hawk where the Wright brothers flew the first successful airplane flight. It is also home to the Biltmore Estate, which is the largest private home in the United States and to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, which is the tallest lighthouse in the United States. North Carolina parents often give their children names that are unique to that state. You'll find Linwood and Dewey on lists of popular boy names and Queen and Nannie on lists of popular girl names.

Popular

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Alton

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Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Bettie

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Less Common but Unique to NC

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Linwood

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Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Pattie

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Modern

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Davis

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Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Meredith

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Classic

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Linwood

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Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Pattie

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16. Nell
17. Sybil
18. Hattie
19. Mamie
20. Janie
21. Betsy
22. Gracie
23. Essie
24. Lillie
25. Ernestine
26. Sadie
27. Ruby
28. Hilda
29. Faye
30. Frankie

Link to us: https://www.names.org/lists/by-state/nc/
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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.