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Do you think there would be a big difference in the top 100 baby name lists if they were split into first child and subsequent children?

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BellaBear Tue 09-Jun-09 15:00:01

I was wondering this, what do you think? Is there a difference between names of first born and names of younger siblings?

bargainhuntingbetty Tue 09-Jun-09 15:01:32

DDont think so both of my dcs have what I would call 'unusual names' but my SIL's kids , her first is REALLY RELLY popular, her second is not uncommon and her third is not as popular again.

BellaBear Tue 09-Jun-09 15:06:33

I was wondering if perhaps parents thought so much more about the first, or perhaps were more likely to choose family names for a first child?

CuppaTeaJanice Tue 09-Jun-09 15:06:40

I guess people will use their favourite name for their first child of each sex. Don't know whether that would make it more or less unusual though...

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