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Names that WON'T make a comeback
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Greenandcabbagelooking · 26/07/2020 21:25

Some older names I don't think will be returning:

Ethel
Enid
Sheila
Carol

Archibald
Gary
Brian
Reginald

Any to add?

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EhUp · 26/07/2020 21:29

There are plenty of little Archies & Reggies about and I'm guessing some of these will be Archibald/ Reginald on the birth certificate

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Sixtyfourzoolane · 26/07/2020 21:30

I’ll be surprised if Karen ever makes a come back after turning into a meme ....

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MrsGilly1 · 26/07/2020 21:31

I think Ethel, Enid will still be around as I know little girls with both!

I think names such as...

Girls...

Louise
Karen
Sally
Gillian
Pamela
Christine
Patricia
Marjorie


Boys

Keith
Paul
Eugene
Douglas

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LittleCabbage · 26/07/2020 21:31

Adolf

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wavecatcher · 26/07/2020 21:31

Nigel
Colin
Beryl

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KingOfDogShite · 26/07/2020 21:32

Norman
Ethel

I’d have said Ernie but I know 2 under 5!

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Ontheboardwalk · 26/07/2020 21:32

Daenerys

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Zoomintheroom · 26/07/2020 21:32

I know a few Archibalds and Reggies. Doesn't Lily Allen have an Ethel?

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itchyfinger · 26/07/2020 21:33

Kevin. Keith.

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Chocolatecake12 · 26/07/2020 21:35

Morris/Maurice
Roger

Myrtle
Sheila

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MondeoFan · 26/07/2020 21:35

Linda
Sandra
Helen
Julie
Sally


Roy
Richard
Ian
Nigel
Adrian

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RandomUsernameHere · 26/07/2020 21:36

Agree with Karen!
Also Alexa

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Todaywewilldobetter · 26/07/2020 21:36

Derek
Brenda
Julie
Sharon
Colin
Kevin

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NellieandRufus · 26/07/2020 21:39

Couple of Brian’s at my child's school.

Wayne

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OhhhPeee · 26/07/2020 21:40

The een/ine names: Kathleen, Pauline, Janine, Colleen, Maureen, Eileen etc.

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Letseatgrandma · 26/07/2020 21:40

Karen
Sharon
Tracey
Claire

Neville
Darren
Gary
Nigel
Derek
Kevin

I know children called Archie, Reggie, Ethel and Enid!

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Chocolatecake12 · 26/07/2020 21:40

Oh and Shirley

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EmmaGrundyForPM · 26/07/2020 21:41

Brian
Nigel

Wendy
Karen
Alison
Belinda

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formerbabe · 26/07/2020 21:42

Leanne

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sel2223 · 26/07/2020 21:42

I know people with young kids called Ethel and Enid....and Archibald (archie) and Reginald (reggie) are super popular right now.

I would agree with a pp who said Karen after being turned into a meme and also Sharon, Linda, Sandra, Pamela, Gillian and Patricia.

For boys, I'd say Nigel, Kevin, Colin, Derek, Norman.....i would have said Percy but someone I know has just called their baby that!

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chunkyrun · 26/07/2020 21:42

Yea I think Karen's died a death

I know loads of archies, Harry's, franks etc.

Also know of one baby Keith unfortunately named after his dad.

Maureen
Beverly
Debbie
Jackie
Maud

Graham
Dave
Norbert

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bridgetreilly · 26/07/2020 21:42

Ethel and Enid are definitely coming back. Sheila and Carol will in another 20-30 years, probably. Archibald and Reginald are already back. Brian and Gary are similar to Sheila and Carol. Give it time.

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DerbyshireGirly · 26/07/2020 21:43

Definitely Keith.

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ThroughThickAndThin01 · 26/07/2020 21:44

I don’t think there are any names that won’t make a comeback.

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noego · 26/07/2020 21:46

Eric
Julian (boy)

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