Names to avoid which are increasing in popularity.
There are plenty of names which haven't yet became very popular, but rising in popularity in an alarming way. Which means the unique name you choose this year, might be commonly used in a year or two.
Top 250 are generally ones to steer clear from!
Names to watch out for:
Ayla, currently number 264 on popularity lists, but increased by 197% in the last year!
Mila, currently 749 on the list, but increased by 158% in a year.
Charlie, no. 761, increased by 152%
Sherlyn, no. 362, increased by 139%
Briley, no.960, increased by 124%
Jaylen, no.959, increased by 100%.
Lorelei, no.740, increased by 100%
Scarlett, no.297, increased by 95%
Danica, no.352, increased by 91%
Dahlia, no. 988, increased by 83%
Lyla, no. 639, increased by 81%
London, no. 353, increased by 75%
Presley, no.348, increased by 65%
Amira, no. 571, increased by 65%
Shayla, no. 330, increased by 63%
Emerson, no. 305, increased by 58%
Kimora, no. 422, increased by 57%
Sanaa, no.607, increased by 56%
Violet, no. 261, increased by 51%
Other names to watch out for (don't need to avoid these just yet, but keep an eye out!):
Good news for parents who's little girls are named this:
Names which have decreased in popularity!
Carol, down 59% to 968 (Safe to use!)
Katrina, down 35% to 382
Annalise, down 28% to 589 (Use with caution!)
Maribelle, down 28% to 803 (Safe to use!)
Sylvia down 27% to 524 (Use with caution!)
Denise, down 27% to 379
Tara, down 26% to 463
Skye, down 25% to 433
Paris, down 25% to 260
Other names which have fallen from 24-10%
Celina (Safe to use!)
Zaria (Use with caution!)
Mariella (Safe to use!)
Dylan (Use with caution!)
Lorena (Use with caution!)
Dominique (Use with caution!)
Larissa (Use with caution!)
Kirsten (Use with caution!)
Elaine (Use with caution!)
Gina (Use with caution!)
Christa (Safe to use!)
India (Use with caution!)
Tina (Safe to use!)
Julianne (Safe to use!)
Justine (Safe to use!)
Marie (Use with caution!)
Shea (Safe to use!)
Colleen (Safe to use!)
Monique (Use with caution!)
Teresa (Use with caution!)
Liberty (Use with caution!)
Nicolette (Safe to use!)
Aileen (Use with caution!)
Gwendolyn (Use with caution!)
Tabitha (Use with caution!)
Alize (Safe to use!)
Girl name virgins- names appearing for the first time .
Names which didn't appear the year before. Also, names to avoid or keep your eye on from debuting high.
Betsy (keep your eye on this one, debuted at 743)
Evangeline (keep your eye on this one, debuted at 597)
Rihanna (keep your eye on this one, debuted at 528)
Names which have fallen out of popularity.
Names that are now safe to use!
Cute finds out of the top 500:
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