Friday, June 19, 2015

American Baby Names

 American baby names for your lil' patriot show your love for the good old U.S. of A! Although these names have origins from around the world, here are our top 10 picks for most patriotic baby names. Go 'Merica!

 1. John

MEANING: Hebrew for "God is gracious"

Famous American:  5 of our Presidents have been named John. Can you guess which?

Our handsome 35th President and his gorgeous wife and son.  

2. George

MEANING: "farmer"

Famous American:  George Washington, first President of the U.S.A.

3. Francis

MEANING: "Frenchman or free man"

Famous American:  Francis Scott Key - author of 'The Star Spangled Banner'

4. Benjamin

MEANING: Hebrew for "son of the right hand"

Famous American:  Benjamin Franklin - one of the Founding Fathers of the U.S.A.

5. Paul

MEANING: "small"

Famous American: Paul Revere - American patriot   


MEANING: from the French for "other Aenor"

Famous American: Eleanor Roosevelt - civil rights advocate


MEANING: Aramaic for "lady"

Famous American: Martha Washington, the FIRST First Lady!

8. Sally

MEANING: "princess"

Famous American: Sally Ride - the first woman in space!


MEANING: "my father is joyful"

Famous American Abigail Adams (John Adams' wife) - supporter of women's rights

10. Madison

MEANING: "son of Maud"

Although this used to just be a surname, it's now one of the cutest little girl names around!

Famous American: James Madison (president) and his wife Dolley. 

Share in the comments if you have any other cool 'Merican baby name suggestions!

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