10 baby boy and girl names at risk of becoming extinct

Picking a name for your newborn baby is both an exciting and difficult decision, particularly with so many options to choose from

Wednesday, 2nd December 2020, 1:59 pm
Would you choose any of these names?

Thousands of parents across the UK have welcomed a new addition to their family this year, with Sophia and Muhammad topping the list of most popular names, according to experts at the BabyCentre. While new parents have taken inspiration from the likes of popular TV shows and current events this year, some baby names are falling out of fashion - and these 10 are at risk of becoming extinct.

Kirsty ranked as the top most endangered female baby name, while Mitchell ranked top for males.
Jordan ranked as the second most endangered female baby name, with Kieran ranking second for males.

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Shauna ranked as the third most endangered female baby name, with Ross ranking third for males.
Shannon ranked as the fourth most endangered female baby name, with Brandon ranking fourth for males.
Courtney ranked as the fifth most endangered female baby name, with Craig ranking fifth for males.
Lauren ranked as the sixth most endangered female baby name, with Ben ranking sixth for males.
Gemma ranked as the seventh most endangered female baby name, with Jordan ranking seventh for males.
Jodie ranked as the eighth most endangered female baby name, with Callum ranking eighth for males.
Jade ranked as the ninth most endangered female baby name, with Kyle ranking ninth for males.
Natasha ranked as the tenth most endangered female baby name, with Scott ranking tenth for males.