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Zebulon made its last appearance in the Top 1000 most popular American boys names in 1984 at No. 948


Yao the Great is a legendary Chinese Emperor


Yancy Derringer was the title character of a 1950s western, played by Sally Field’s stepfather, Jock Mahoney


Wilson was a more popular name in the 19th century than in the 20th century


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.


Wade was in the Top 500 popular American male names from 1880 until 2001. Since then it has dropped into the bottom half of the Top 1000.


Volodimir is the traditional Ukrainian spelling of the more modern Vladimir


Vernon was continuously in the Top 100 American baby boy names between 1908 and 1937


28 American boys were named Ubaldo in 2016, 10 more than 2015


Theda stayed in the Top 500 USA baby girl names from 1916 through 1923, owing to the popularity of silent film star, Theda Bara

Shelby (Boy)

Shelby ranked No. 884 in 1999 in Top 1000 American boys names. That same year, it ranked No. 62 as a girl’s name.

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