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Classic Baby Names Becoming Extinct

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With the growing popularity of trendy baby names... names like Matilda, Quinoa, Periwinkle and Apple... new data has shown some of the classics are becoming extinct.

According to Baby Centre, Britain’s online resource for baby names, 36 formerly common names are yet to be registered for this year.

Some of these names include old fashion gems like Horace, Maureen and even Bertram!

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Men’s names becoming extinct:

  • Bertram
  • Cecil
  • Clarence
  • Clive
  • Cyril
  • Dean
  • Dennis
  • Derek
  • Duncan
  • Ernest
  • Geoffrey
  • Horace
  • Leonard
  • Malcolm
  • Nigel
  • Neville
  • Roy
  • Wayne

Women’s names becoming extinct:

  • Angela
  • Beverley
  • Carol
  • Debra
  • Diane
  • Donna
  • Doris
  • Elaine
  • Joanne
  • Maureen
  • Paula
  • Sally
  • Sandra
  • Sharon
  • Sheila
  • Tracey
  • Wendy
  • Yvonne

Jules and Kris set out to find a young Ballaratian with one of these names on the Brekkie Show, and couldn't believe who called:

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