As Popular As…

You know that joyful feeling when you find one of your favourite names right down near the bottom of the popularity list, which is popped hen you realise that it’s as popular as, well, a name you may not like as much? I’ve had that a lot recently:

Two of my favourite names, Clementine and Luna, share the ranking of #565, with Mylee, Billie, Jaya, Selina and Laaibah.

Cosmo is below the 1000, with only 24 births, alongside Issa and Ryder.

Wren and Sunny are also under the 1000 mark, with 17 births apiece, alongside Leni, Roxi, Beca, Chelsy, Ellymay and Lacey-Mai.

Rupert had 106 uses, as did Yuvraj and Deacon.

Phineas and Prosper had 5 apiece, as did Muizz, Nixon, Promise, Ramsay and Reily.

Juniper had 8 uses, as did Guste, Kodi and Romie.

Flora had 104 uses, as did Trinity.

Indie had 43 uses, as did Kaydee, Mercy and Mikayla.

Rosalind had 30 uses, as did Mazie, Cindy, Gurleen and Cienna.

Saskia had 94 uses, as did Bailey and Safiya.

On the male side, Rowan shares the #155 spot with Kenzie, and a female Rowan has 81 uses, alongside Alannah and Martyna.

Alistair is as popular as Rayhan, both with 100 uses each, respectively.

Cassius is as popular as Ilyas, each with 72 uses, respectively.

Gideon had 39 uses, as did Kajus, Nojus and Ronny.

Alec had 66 uses, as did Abbas and Shayan.


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3 thoughts on “As Popular As…

  1. Interesting and very true post! I had a look at one state, for the names where there was only one baby given it. Names I thought rather nice, like Cassandra, Verity, Una, Cordelia, Mathilde, Pearl and Valentine, were down there with Xalia, Inkah, Taheesha, Addyson, Imby, Faithful, and Murphee, that I thought not as nice. Also Tango, Treasure and Satanica!!!!!

    I think down the bottom of the charts, there are hidden gems and also some hidden horrors!

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  2. Gwen

    And how exactly are we expected to pronounce Muizz? I want to say muzzle, which quite clearly indicates one of the issues with the name.

    I think the further you get down the popularity list, the more creative people seem to get, and some come away with great names, others flail. Oh the irony of life.

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  3. PoppySeeds

    Isn’t Issa the name of that brand Kate likes?

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