Baby boy names in decline 2016
The names losing popularity for boys as we enter 2017
In the last year there’s been a notable decline in the popularity of boys’ names such as Liam, Callum and Lewis.
With politics a key topic in 2016 due to the London mayoral election and the EU referendum, we saw the name Boris rise in popularity (up 55%), but Cameron faced a 33% decline as the UK’s Prime Minister stepped down.
Parents also seem tired of picking these names which mark the most significant declines in popularity for boys’ name trends in 2016: