Baby Names Trends and Future Predictions
Parenting involves a lot of decision making even before your baby is born! One of the biggest decisions is choosing a name for your new offspring as this will be something that stays with them for their whole life.
Choosing names for our daughters was a difficult task both times around and with both kids we only had one name that we both liked and those are the ones we have used. We’re very happy with our decisions though making them was quite the task!
This infographic by VoucherCloud investigates some popular baby names of recent times and shows some fun and interesting trends — including colourful hues and outdoor elements… The infographic also shows some predictions for names that might become popular soon because of pop culture.
Babyblooms is another company that has had a look at baby name trends. One name trend worth noting is a revival of names that proved popular in the first twenty years of the twentieth century, although it seems parents are choosing to go for the shortened or more familiar version of the names. Babyblooms predict the fashion for vintage names will continue well into 2016.
Vintage Boys Names Predicted to be Popular in 2016:
- Edward – Ted, Teddy
- Albert – Albie, Bertie
- Stanley – Stan
- Leonard -Leo, Lennie
- Francis – Frank,
- Herbert – Herbie
Vintage Girls Names Predicted to be Popular in 2016:
- Maud – Maudie
- Margaret – Maggie
- Edith – Edie
- Emily – Emmie
- Constance – Connie
- Dorothy – Dot, Dottie
- Beatrice – Beaty
Finally flower names continue to be popular this year. There have been revivals in the names Rose. Daisy, Iris, Violet and Poppy and other floral names.