Patricia, Peter, and David set to be some of the most popular baby names of 2019
Get ready for a major retro revival, because all those names from way back when are about to boom in a big way according to the naming experts at BabyCentre.com. The most popular baby names of 2019 will give you all those old school retro vibes, and a few will remind you of some currently-popular TV shows, too. Luckily the list of troublemaker names did’t overlap (seriously, we found a list of the children’s names most likely to be sent to detention).
1970s names are expected to be rise in popularity
Baby Centre reports significant surges in the names Brian and Patricia, and several other prior-generation norms are heading back up the charts as well. Some of the most popular baby names of 2019 will be:
Are you as pumped as we are for the return of Barry?
Television-inspired names are growing in popularity, too
Game of Thrones is expected to have a huge impact on baby names in 2019, while kiddie favorites like Paw Patrol are also sources of inspiration. We have to assume older siblings are leading that surge. Expect the following TV-inspired baby names to grow in popularity for 2019:
- Villanelle (you can think the BBC for that one)
If you’re naming your baby “Villanelle” we’d like to have a word with you. However, if none of these strike your baby naming fancy, you can find more ideas on our list of cheese-inspired baby names.