From RnB-inspired baggy clothing to TLC-inspired baby hairs and even Snooki-inspired hair poufs so many millennial trends have made a comeback recently. And you know what else is due for a comeback? These 20 millennial baby names. From Rachel to Jessica and Michael to Matthew, you know ‘em, you love ‘em, and you probably passed notes with a few of ‘em in homeroom. Here are 20 popular millennial baby names that we’re betting will overtake the old-school baby name trend of late. See ya, June.
20 Millennial Baby Names That Are Due for a Comeback
Meaning “to behold,” “God beholds,” or “to see before.”
An old English, gender-neutral moniker that translates to “ash tree meadow.”
Meaning “worthy of love” or “loveable.” Apropos for your bundle of joy.
Hebrew word meaning noblewoman or princess.
Another name with Hebrew origins meaning, “who is like God?” or “gift from God.” Perfect if Dad is also a Jordan fan.
…Lopez, Love Hewitt, Lawrence, Aniston. Your baby girl can join the elite group of ladies dubbed “the fair ones.”
For the particularly sassy babe, this name may be derived from the Latin word aemulus which means “rival,” or the Greek term aimylos, which translates to “wily” or “persuasive.”
From the Greek name Christoforos meaning “bearer of Christ.” How grand.
Thanks to Samantha Stephens of Bewitched, boomers were giving their millennial bebes the name, and it’s been a hit ever since.
As in “gift of God.” As in Matthew McConaughey.
Maybe after the queen of England…?
Female derivative of Stephen, from the Greek origin Stephanos, meaning “crown.”
Though often given to girls, this name is actually considered gender neutral. Origins aren’t clear, but the consensus is of French origin and means “wisdom” or “laurel plant.”
Meaning “people of victory” or “victory of the people.” Sure, Nikki.
Of Hebrew origin translating to “God is deliverance.”
Simply meaning “people from Great Britain.”
Aka “pearl.” Fitting name for a duchess, isn’t it?
As in Rachel Green of Friends fame. But also meaning “ewe” in Hebrew.
According to the U.S. Social Security Administration, the name Daniel peaked 2008. It’s def ready for a resurgence.
Or Channah, meaning “favor” or “grace.”