Popularity today: #25
Style: Antique Charm, Little Darlings, Nickname-Proof
Sisters: Lily, Ivy, Mia, Grace, Sofia
Brothers: Owen, Eli, Julian, Miles, Ronan
Most little old names like this sound dowdy, but Ava is voluptuous. Bombshell actress Ava Gardner is the main reason, along with the va-va-voom V sound. The name is suddenly soaring.