Has your name fallen in popularity?
Has your name fallen in popularity?

10 baby boy and girl names at risk of becoming extinct in Scotland

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

Monday, 14th December 2020, 2:17 pm

In Scotland, names have fallen in and out of fashion over time, with many popular monikers from years past now much more rare. The National Records of Scotland stores data on the most popular first names given to babies whose births were registered in Scotland, with records dating back more than 40 years. Listed are 10 baby boy and girl names that have become less popular over the years and could be at risk of becoming extinct.

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