Posts Tagged ‘diminutive’


Berry is a unisex name, much more common as a nickname for girls than a given name


Both Kittie and Kitty were Top 500 popular as a given names in the USA in the 1880s and 1890s


Maggie as a given name has gone down from No. 181 in 2007 to No. 225 in 2010


Hurricane Mitch was the most powerful and most destructive hurricane of the 1998 Atlantic hurricane season.


In 2012, more American females were named Xandria (25) than Xandra (12)


Zander the Great is the title of a 1925 silent film starring Marion Davies

Val (Girl)

Most Vals, male and female, have a longer given name, but more males are named simply Val than females

Val (Boy)

In 1952, Val was more popular as a given name than Jake, but Timmy was more popular than Val (USA)


10 American girls were named Trixie in 2013, 2 more than 100 years earlier in 1913


Trina was most popular as an American baby girl name in 1970 and 1971, ranking at No. 172 in both of those years


Tricia came closest to the Top 100 most popular American baby girl name in 1971 at No. 109.


As an American given name for girls, Tori made it into the Top 200 popular names between 1993 and 1996, peaking at No. 142 in 1994

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