Ancient RomeIf you're pondering baby names at the moment, you may need to look further than the family tree. According to Nameberry, Ancient Roman names are making an unprecedented comeback. Will your baby's best friends be Apollo and Aquila? There are lots of Ancient Roman names to choose from, and here are the ones that Nameberry predicts we'll be seeing the most.
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In my six years as a parent, I've only come across a handful of children with any of these names so chances are that if you like one of them, it's not likely that you'll find your child in a class of children with the same name. Of course, once the names start to snowball into popularity you'll see lots of new babies being born in the years after your baby that will likely share their names as is the case with any trend. If you like to be on trend, but still want your child to have a unique moniker, consider looking at other ancient Roman names. Perhaps Atticus or Camilla would strike you as good names. For those of you that have a great sense of humor, consider Hilarius as a name for your son.
Or for those of you who prefer more well-known names (even if they aren't names you commonly see on baby announcements), but like the idea of choosing a name with Ancient Roman origins you might like Claudia, Julia, Juliana, Marcia, Paula, or Priscilla for girls names or Marcus or Julius for a boys names. No matter what name you choose for your new bundle of joy, make sure it's a name that you truly love and will continue to love for a lifetime to come.