Zelda is also a nickname for Griselda
Willa came back into the Top 1000 Girls Names in 2010 after a 47-year absence
Wilhelmina’s last appearance in the Top 300 Female Baby Names in the USA was in 1908
Wilma was consistently in the Top 100 American girls name between 1912 and 1940
250 American baby girls were named Willow in 1998; 1,105 in 2010
Williams are often called Bill, Billy, Will or Willy
Wilbur was a Top 100 American male name between 1912 and 1920, ranking highest in 1913 (the year after Wilbur Wright died) at No. 91
In the USA, Wendell ranked highest at No. 114 in 1939 for American boys, the year Wendell Willkie ran against FDR for president.
A popular name for well over 100 years, Walter’s highest position in the USA was at No. 10 in 1914
58 babies were named Waldo in 1943, the last time the name was in the Top 1000 popular male names in the USA
Kelly was a Top 100 American baby girl name from 1959 through 1999, ranking highest in 1977 at No. 10.
Oswald has not been in the Top 1000 American baby boy names since 1933
Montgomery’s highest rank as an American male name was in 1883 at No. 778. It last appeared in the Top 1000 in 1968 at No. 950
Cordelia dropped out of the Top 1000 American baby girl names after coming in at No. 988 in 1950, a year before. Cornelia dropped out No. 947 in 1951.