Expectant mums, check out these GORGEOUS baby names from the 1940s! Which one is your fave??

Old names are coming back in fashion! There's a list that has put together 40 most popular names for boys and girls born in the 1940s.
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Old names are coming back in fashion!

Mumsnet has put together 40 of the most popular names for boys and girls born in the 1940s.

Keep scrolling to see what they are…

Check out the most popular baby names for girls from the 1940s:

1. Ann

Meaning: Priceless

2. Bonnie

Meaning: Pretty, charming

3. Betty

Meaning: God is satisfaction

 4. Catherine

Meaning: Innocent

5. Constance

Meaning: Firm of purpose

6. Daisy

Meaning: The day’s eye

7. Doris

Meaning: Gift

8. Etta

Meaning: Little one

9. Evelyn 

Meaning: Life

10. Edith

Meaning: Riches, blessed

11. Florence 

Meaning: Son of Gawain

12. Gladys

Meaning: Sword

13. Grace 

Meaning: Grace

14. Harriet

Meaning: Ruler of the home

15. Louisa 

Meaning: Famous warrior

16. Mabel 

Meaning: Beautiful, loveable

17. Margot 

Meaning: Pearl

18. Mae 

Meaning: Bitter

19. Rosalind 

Meaning: Beautiful, pretty rose

20. Theodora 

Meaning: God given

Check out the most popular baby names for boys from the 1940s:

1.  Alexander 

Meaning: Defender of man

2. Benjamin 

Meaning: Son of the right hand

3. Bernard 

Meaning: Strong as bear

4. Cecil 

Meaning: Blind

5. Charles 

Meaning: Manly

6. Clement 

Meaning: Gentle

7. Daniel 

Meaning: Judgment of God

8. Douglas 

Meaning: Dweller of the dark stream

9. Edmund 

Meaning: Prosperous protector

10. Edward 

Meaning: Guardian

11. Ernest 

Meaning: Serious, determined

12. Earl

Meaning: Chief

13. Eric 

Meaning: Eternal ruler

14. Geoffrey 

Meaning: God’s peace

15. Gerald 

Meaning: Spear strength

 16. Howard 

Meaning: Defender

17. Kenneth 

Meaning: Handsome

18. Laurence 

Meaning: From the place of the laurel leaves

19. Robert 

Meaning: Famed, bright

20. Timothy 

Meaning: God’s honour

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