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What were the most common names in your year group?

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DextersMistress Wed 16-Dec-15 18:12:53

In my year group at school there were at least half a dozen of the following:

Kelly
Sarah
Rebecca/Becky

John
David

What were yours?

MrsHathaway Wed 16-Dec-15 18:20:06

Charlotte
Rachel
Sarah

Richard
John/Jonathan
James

On Facebook if I am trying to find any of these people I search by surname.

Unthoughtknown Wed 16-Dec-15 18:21:06

Kirsty
Stacey
Sarah
Rachel

Chris
David

Winterqueen Wed 16-Dec-15 18:22:30

Catherine/ Katherine / Kathryn / Katie
Emma
Rebecca
Sarah
Victoria
Lots of them

Boys
James
Andrew
Christopher/ Chris

So can you guess my age from named? 😉

VocationalGoat Wed 16-Dec-15 18:23:25

Jennifer
Amy
Crystal
Stephanie
Kelly
Lori
Tiffany

BikeRunSki Wed 16-Dec-15 18:26:07

Helen, Karen, David

3 years later in my sisters year (born 74/75) 16% of the girls were called Zoe.

VocationalGoat Wed 16-Dec-15 18:26:38

Oh boys...forgot
Brian
David
Eric
Matt
Luke
Sam
Tony
Mark

Are you wondering if I keep my Zimmer frame on the ground floor permanently? grin

MeganChips Wed 16-Dec-15 18:26:38

Emma
Victoria/Vicky
Claire
Sarah
Karen

Andrew
Richard
Philip
Simon
Stephen

I'm one of those above!

Littleonesaid Wed 16-Dec-15 18:27:22

Claire, Katie, Rebecca, Julia for girls

James, Nicholas, David, Ben for boys

Norfolknway Wed 16-Dec-15 18:28:30

Laura
Kelly
Samantha
Vicky
Leanne

Paul
David

HamaTime Wed 16-Dec-15 18:29:13

Everyone was called Claire or Louise, except for a few Sarah's. The boys were called John, James and Paul

GrouchyKiwi Wed 16-Dec-15 18:29:14

Rebecca and variant spellings. There were 5 of us in my graduating class of 68 girls.

Amy
Lisa

Don't know about boys; I went to an all girls school.

iklboo Wed 16-Dec-15 18:29:45

Tracy / Tracey
Amanda
Lisa
Nicola
Michelle

Steven / Stephen
Paul
Andrew
Michael
Darren

thatstoast Wed 16-Dec-15 18:31:08

Lots of Claire's and Amandas. Although I wasn't friends with the Amandas as I wasn't cool enough.

MommyVan Wed 16-Dec-15 18:31:12

Karen
Gillian
Linda
Susan

Craig
Christopher
Nicholas
Steven/Stephen

Year group born 1971/2. Central Scotland as I think geography makes a difference.

MyNameIsSuz Wed 16-Dec-15 18:32:36

Interesting trying to guess how old everyone is from the names! In my year it was:

Laura (by a mile)
Louise
Hannah
Emma
Sarah
Claire

Andrew
James
Jonathan
Steven
Mark

FanjoFandango Wed 16-Dec-15 18:33:47

Going on my year at school

Claire/Clare/Clair
Emma
Joanne
Nicola
Sarah
Lisa

Michael
Christopher
David
Andrew
Mark
Paul

Pandora97 Wed 16-Dec-15 18:34:51

Samantha
Charlotte
Harriet
Caroline
Rebecca
Laura
Kimberley

James
Paul
Matthew
Robert
Nicholas/Nick
Andrew/Andy

Groovee Wed 16-Dec-15 18:34:51

Laura
Donna
Tracey

Scott
Kenny
William

LuciaInFurs Wed 16-Dec-15 18:36:12

Jessica and Jade. I went to an all girls school.

StepAwayFromTheThesaurus Wed 16-Dec-15 18:36:17

We had 4 Allan/Alans in my primary school class. And there were only about 25 of us in the class.

DamsenBerry Wed 16-Dec-15 18:36:17

Thomas/Tom
James

Sarah
Rebecca/Becky
Katie
Amy
Emma

AngelOnTop Wed 16-Dec-15 18:38:05

Michelle, Rachel, Emma - there were LOADS

Also: Natalie, Nicola, Sarah were very common

Jason, Darren, Paul, David, Daniel/Danny/Dan, Steven for boys

Winterqueen Wed 16-Dec-15 18:40:10

Forgot the Claire's !

CremeEggThief Wed 16-Dec-15 18:40:43

Our year was quite small (75 or so), but there were 4 Lisa, making it the most common name. 1990.

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