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Baby boy names fallen from favour in 2016

The names you will hear less of in 2017

Baby boy names in decline 2016

The names losing popularity for boys as we enter 2017

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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:

1. Liam
2. Callum
3. Lewis
4. Bobby
5. Ryan
6. Michael
7. Tyler
8. Frankie
9. Jenson
10. Connor

If you’re looking for inspiration for boys names, take a look at the 2016 Top 10 highest climbing boys names for this year and the overall most popular Top 100 boys’ names in 2016.  

Baby boy names fallen from favour in 2016