What makes a name a “classic?” Classic names are timeless and have stood the test of time. They have been around for decades but never go out of style. They are vintage, elegant, and old-fashioned yet fresh. These must-know 500 names have some Southern charm in them no matter where the person is born.
On top of the list for girls are Mary, Elizabeth, Linda, Betty, Patricia, Jennifer, Barbara, Dorothy, Sarah, and Margaret. These are old-fashioned names for a Southern belle. For the boys, they are James, John, William, Robert, Michael, David, Charles, Christopher, Joseph, and Thomas. These names will remind you of presidents, cowboys, writers, and country singers.
If you’re a little rusty with geography, the following comprises the Southern States: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. They are also known to others as the Dixie states.
Each name in the table below is a link to a page where you can read more about that name’s personality and popularity. Have fun exploring these Dixie Land names!