I am a big fan of unique names. I want my kids to grow up and not be the 5th “Emily” in their class. The names we’ve picked are not on any top 100 list. They certainly are not common either and the names we’re brainstorming for our next hopeful-baby are super unique as well.
It’s funny how naming trends seem to happen each year. There is always one boy name and one girl name that seem to be given to every new baby you hear of within those 365 days. There are names that seem to be popular from year to year and never out of style.
On the other hand though, there are names that used to be popular that you don’t hear much of anymore. Perhaps they were tainted with some scandal or they’re now considered “too old” for a tiny baby.
According to StyleBlazer, there are some baby names that are now considered only for “old ladies” and you don’t see them as new baby choices anymore.
Click through and see 7 “old lady” names for babies that are going extinct:
Blanche 1 of 7
Gertrude 2 of 7
Myrtle 3 of 7
Mildred 4 of 7
Agatha 5 of 7
Phyllis 6 of 7
Rose 7 of 7
For 8 more old-lady names that are at risk of going extinct, check out StyleBlazer.com
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