Boys’ names to save from extinction
Our pick of boys’ names that are falling from favour but could be worth reviving
Our pick of boys’ names that are falling from favour but could be worth reviving in 2021.
After pouring over the most popular names of this year, we’ve also taken a look at the boys’ names set to disappear altogether and ask could it be time for a revival?
Some might say that these names have had their heyday, some might be surprised to hear that these are becoming extinct, others may feel that these once popular names may feel odd for a baby today, yet perhaps you have a heartfelt family connection to one of these names - or if you’re looking for an unusual name that could befit your baby boy you may want to save it from extinction!
Names to save from extinction
Other names to resurrect
Here are our top 20 names that you could consider reviving as they give you the option of an uncommon name that is unlikely to be heard in today’s school playgrounds.
- Herbert (Bertie)
- Howard (Howie)
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