There are all sorts of new names for dances and many old ones too: ballet, bolero, Black Bottom, buck and wing, etc. Some names reveal old customs, some have amusing names, some are names easy to trace, and some offer unsolved puzzles to the etymologist. Here are some hints from which you are asked to provide the names of popular dances.
Ashley, Leonard R.N.
"Trapping the Light Fantastic,"
Word Ways: Vol. 15
, Article 16.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol15/iss1/16