Thursday, April 10, 2014

Help! Dorothy, Edna, Fred and Walter are all in danger

Help! Dorothy, Edna, Fred and Walter are all in danger - Telegraph



Some traditional names are at risk while others are still popular

Actress Lucy Liu
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‘Extinct’ names (None recorded in latest birth records)
Fanny
Gertrude
Gladys
Margery
Marjorie
Muriel
Cecil
Cecil Rhodes
Rowland
Willie
Bertha
Blodwen
Endangered (have fallen in prevalence by 99% since 1905)
Clifford
Horace
Harold
Leslie
Norman
Doris
Doris Day
Edna
Ethel
Hilda
Marion
Marion Cotillard
Phyllis
At risk names (have fallen in prevalence by 98% since 1905)
Arnold
Arnold Schwarzenegger:
Bernard
Clarence
Cyril
Ernest
Fred
Fred Astaire
Herbert
Percy
Roland
Sydney
Trevor
Walter.
Ann
Dorothy
Eveline
Freda
Gwendoline
Irene
Jane
Jane Fonda
Janet
Jennie
Lilian
Lizzie
Margaret
Margaret Thatcher
Mary
Maud
Mildred
Nellie
Rhoda
Winifred
Booming traditional names
Christopher
Harry
Sam
Samuel
Louis
Evan
Evan Rachel Wood
Michael
Reuben
Benjamin
Matthew
Lewis
Owen
Owen Wilson
Louie
Alexander
Daniel
Isaac
Jacob
Charlie
Oliver
Jack
Jack Whitehall
Amelia
Charlotte
Daisy
Eleanor
Eliza
Eliza Doolittle
Emily
Eva
Grace
Harriet
Isabel
Isabella
Isabella Rossellini
Leah
Lucy