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What names have you noticed getting more popular in 2010?

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bytheMoonlight Sat 14-Aug-10 10:17:24

What do you think will be the popular names of 2010?

zenoushka Sat 14-Aug-10 10:52:02

Penelope and Florence - have come across quite a few recently!

SirBoobAlot Sat 14-Aug-10 10:54:28

Lola, Rosie and Jack.

NiceCuppaT Sat 14-Aug-10 10:55:56

know two of each born recently.

zenoushka Sat 14-Aug-10 11:02:33

Isla also continues to be popular, I know of 3 born in the past 6 months.

DramaInPyjamas Sat 14-Aug-10 11:06:35

Shellie/Shelly/Chelli/... is quite popular round here at the minute.

MrsJohnDeere Sat 14-Aug-10 11:09:04

Malachai (not sure of the spelling)

are suddenly very popular here for newborns.

LibertyGibbet Sat 14-Aug-10 11:11:38

Jude for a boy and a girl.

Elodie/Eloise/Elise are replacing Ella/Ellie

And all the usual Jack, Harry, Oliver, William, Thomas, Ella, Charlotte, Isobel names that are continuing to be popular.

LibertyGibbet Sat 14-Aug-10 11:12:19

Oh and American names/surname type names are v popular atm.

Harper, Tyler, Cole, Brandon etc

venusonarockbun Sat 14-Aug-10 11:19:53

Lots of Haydens around.

Marjee Sat 14-Aug-10 11:33:23

I've got a little Oscar which I didn't think was that common but I seem to have met loads at clinics, swimming and baby groups lately. Also Edward seems to be popular atm. For girls Lily, Ruby and Mia seem quite popular

LibertyGibbet Sat 14-Aug-10 11:37:11

Oscar is very popular indeed here and has been for a few years.

Edward is apparently on the rise because of those books.

skyeplusbump Sat 14-Aug-10 14:50:23

what books?!

zenoushka Sat 14-Aug-10 14:55:00

Twilight Books.

horsechesnut Sat 14-Aug-10 15:08:30

Talking of which - Jasper.

skyeplusbump Sat 14-Aug-10 15:12:11


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prozacfairy Sat 14-Aug-10 15:48:58

seem to be aleast 2 of each in the baby and toddler rooms at DD's nursery.


Jayden/kayden/Hayden/Brayden I've heard around town lately all blurgh imho especially Brayden. Makes me think of donkeys for some reason.

tummytickler Sat 14-Aug-10 16:17:04

Apart from the usual I have noticed a few Agnes' and Willows this year. rather a lot in fact (I work with newborns which is why i have met so many grin).

Also rather more 'rose' names that aren't Rose. Rosemary, Rosamund, Rosalind etc.

Can't think for boys, just more of the same i think. Arthur and Stanley are about to go through the roof i think, soooo many of those born lately.

lulabellamozerella Sat 14-Aug-10 16:28:40

I don't know why but Jody for a boy is getting really popular around here (I know 4 who've been born in the last year)

MrsvWoolf Sat 14-Aug-10 18:43:17

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thesecondcoming Sat 14-Aug-10 19:40:40

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plonker Sat 14-Aug-10 20:18:39

The last 3 baby girls that I know have been called Eve, Eve and Evie.

The last few boys have been Jack or Max

AT1137 Sat 14-Aug-10 20:43:51

Eve, Evie, Oliver, George, Ruby - nearly EVERY baby boy I know of born recently is an Oliver and nearly every girl is an Evie or Eve!

sothisisitisit Sat 14-Aug-10 20:47:33

Florence, Lola, Eloise, Elise and Felix all seem to be increasing in popularity.

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