Dale, Bobbie, Ruby, and 37 Other 1940s-Inspired Baby Names You'll Love
From Franklin D. Roosevelt to Thelma and Louise, the 1940s gave us some of the most famous political and social figures — and, in some cases, many of our favorite classic names. For expecting parents seeking a baby name that's timeless but not boring (or popular enough to rank in the top 10 most popular lists year after year), look no further than the decade of film noir, World War II, and swing music.
Keep scrolling for some adorable baby names we'd use today that are inspired by the 1940s.
Boys' Names From the 1940s
Girls' Names From the 1940s