These Are The Most Popular Baby Names By State
Delaware- Ava & Liam
What’s interesting about the name Ava is that it has about a bajillion origin stories. It’s pretty much the Joker of names. Some believe it is Germanic. Others think it has a latinate origin. Still others believe Ava is an adaption of the biblical Eve’s earliest pronunciation. Oh baby! Names says that Ava, “saw a little bump up the charts from the mid-1940s to the mid-1950s thanks to the popularity of American actress Ava Gardner, but the appeal was brief. By the end of the 1950s, Ava was dropping like rocks, and for about 20 years (1970-1990), the name could barely hold a place on the charts.” The name Liam has also appeared as a surname in the Americas, mostly in Missouri and Kentucky.