- The name Savannah was ranked 30 in popularity for girls in the US in 2006.
- While Savannah might seem like a fad name, it has actually been around for awhile. It ranked 418 in 1880 and eventually fell off the charts. It leaped back into popularity at 465 in 1983. It climbed the charts quickly and broke into the top 100 in 1993 at 96. This year’s rank of 30 is its highest and we may see it become even more popular.
Reasons for Popularity
- It’s a long name without commonly used nicknames.
- It’s a way to honor ties to Savannah, Georgia.
- The Spanish meaning of Savannah is “treeless plain.”
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Is your name Savannah or did you choose this name for your child? Leave a comment sharing the name’s significance for you.