Say goodbye to Wayne and Sharon! Ever popular baby names now on the verge of & # 39; extinction & # 39;

Say goodbye to Wayne and Sharon! Traditional baby names are on the brink of & # 39; extinction & # 39; while British parents try to stand out with & # 39; jazzier & # 39; names

  • Parents who try to make their children stand out choose jazzier names
  • But by switching to hip names, traditional names have gone out of style in Britain
  • TItles such as Sharon, Wayne and Malcolm are reportedly threatened with extinction
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Baby name trends can change faster than the weather, but it seems that these traditional monikers may soon become a rarity.

Parents who want to make sure their children stand out from the crowd choose jazzier names, such as Freya and Willow for girls, and Noah and Jaxon for boys, who all reached the top twenty this year.

But the move to more hip names has made traditional names go out of fashion in Britain.

Titles such as Sharon, Wendy, Wayne and Malcolm are threatened with extinction this year Mother and baby magazine.

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Pictured: Wayne Rooney

Sharon Osbourne

Sharon Osbourne

According to Moeder and Baby, titles such as Sharon, Wendy, Wayne and Malcolm run the risk of extinction this year. Pictured: Wayne Rooney (left) and Sharon Osbourne (right)

Releasing a list of names they predict will drop in popularity this year, the parenting website offered twelve titles that might no longer be in use in the near future.

It was determined for the boys that a number of commonly used historical favorites will lose their grip in 2019.

Geoffrey, Clarence and Malcolm were all cited as falling out of favor, as did Derek and Neville – despite being the name of a popular Harry Potter character.

Boy names are declining in popularity

Geoffrey

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Wayne

Neville

Malcolm

Clarence

The stretch

Girl names are shrinking in popularity

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Wendy

Elaine

Sharon

Doris

Sally

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Paula

Sally, which means princess, Sharon, which simply means, and Wayne who translates to "maker of wagons" are also all on their way to hills. Pictured: Presenter Sally Nugent

Sally, which means princess, Sharon, which simply means, and Wayne who translates to "maker of wagons" are also all on their way to hills. Pictured: Presenter Sally Nugent

Sally, which means princess, Sharon, which simply means, and Wayne, which translates to "maker of wagons," are all on their way to hills. Pictured: Presenter Sally Nugent

Meanwhile, female monikers Elaine, Doris and Paula falter with the publication explaining: & # 39; It seems that these are the names threatened with extinction this year. & # 39;

This is after the most popular baby names of the year have been revealed so far, with eighty monikers returning.

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The most popular girl and boy names remain the same, with Olivia and Mohammad maintaining the top positions.

Archie is number 18, after the new addition of Harry and Meghan in May.

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