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Top 20 boys/girls names 2016

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RainbowRoses Wed 28-Oct-15 08:18:56

I like the names Kit and Luna

EdithWeston Wed 28-Oct-15 08:42:51

Where's this from? Not funny enough to be an actual spoof, not realistic enough to be recognisable as an an actual trends prediction.

Eden's predominantly a boys name in UK (always was, until that 1980s US daytime soap) so really can't see it breaking through unisex to girls top 10 in only a year.

And I've never come across an Emi (as the actual name), nor a Queenie (if this was going to be big, surely in Jubilee year, not now?)

BondJayneBond Wed 28-Oct-15 08:45:34

Yeah, I'd be surprised if all of those names even made it into the top 100 names in the UK next year, never mind the top 20.

RainbowRoses Wed 28-Oct-15 09:32:15

It's the baby centres predictions list for 2016.

RainbowRoses Wed 28-Oct-15 09:33:50

Can't find the link now.

Lunastarfish Wed 28-Oct-15 13:35:08

Is it American baby centre?

MrsBalustradeLanyard Wed 28-Oct-15 13:36:33

Hector? Who would do that to a beautiful wee baby?

LOVE Kit though. grin

Lunastarfish Wed 28-Oct-15 17:14:11

Hector is fine as long as it's the Spanish pronciation 'ec-torr'!

MrsBalustradeLanyard Wed 28-Oct-15 22:10:56

If you're Spanish!

CelestiaLuna Wed 28-Oct-15 22:55:49

Thought Hector was the nicest out of the boys list. Can see it becoming more popular as an alternative to the extremely popular Henry

m0therofdragons Wed 28-Oct-15 22:58:45

Only ever met girls called Eden. Also Devon is a girl's name to me too as I only know girls called it. Can't imagine such a dramatic change in name choices but would be nice if the list had a bit of a sudden change.

Queenbean Wed 28-Oct-15 23:01:08

I know boys called Devon

Kit is my favourite name ever and I will cry if it becomes too popular

scatterthenuns Wed 28-Oct-15 23:05:47

DH is Kit. Makes me so happy to see it becoming popular. His name was one of the things I liked when we first got together - I think it is sexy.

AwfulBeryl Wed 28-Oct-15 23:08:02

I love Astrid and Otto...and Beryl obviously.

welliesandleaves Thu 29-Oct-15 13:57:14

Beryl??? shock

AwfulBeryl Thu 29-Oct-15 15:08:08

Yes, Beryl. It's a beautiful name...what of it ...? [glares]

Vixxfacee Thu 29-Oct-15 15:10:24

Beryl is up there with bertha and ethel

scatterthenuns Thu 29-Oct-15 15:56:45

I really like Beryl.

WhyCantIuseTheNameIWant Thu 29-Oct-15 16:14:19

Beryl is a type of semi-precious gemstone?

AwfulBeryl Thu 29-Oct-15 16:35:34

Apparently so Why.

AnotherEmma Thu 29-Oct-15 17:01:21

I like Kit, is it short for anything?

BondJayneBond Thu 29-Oct-15 17:34:11

Kit is short for Christopher. Not sure if it's short for anything else.

AnotherEmma Thu 29-Oct-15 18:06:36

Thanks Bond

HopefulAnxiety Fri 30-Oct-15 01:17:32

Emeralds and aquamarines are both types of beryl <nerd>

MrsBalustradeLanyard Fri 30-Oct-15 09:39:57

I totally love Kit but we have a Kate...would sound stupid shouting those names in the park!

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