Names Going Extinct in 2024

If your name is Brooke, let people around you know how much they should appreciate you as you just might the last Brooke they know. Where are all the Brookes going? According to BabyCenter the name is dropping in popularity for new parents, and they say it could go extinct in 2024. 

Don’t start laughing over there Bradley. Your name is on the soon to be extinct list as well. In fact, all the names ending in aden are dropping like a stone in popularity. Sorry, Braden, Aiden, Hayden and Raiden, make room for Olivia and Noah, Isabella and Liam, some of the most popular names for this year. 

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Photo by CHUTTERSNAP on Unsplash

The top three expiring girl names are Brooke, Blake and Mckenzie. Boy names are Julius, Jaiden and Johnny. This is how they came up with the expiring name list: 

BabyCenter's State of Baby Names initiative has identified and analyzed the most popular baby names for 20 years, beginning in 2004. Our baby names going extinct report draws from the top 500 baby names for each gender from data submitted by BabyCenter parents about babies born in 2022 and 2023. 

So, if you are a Brooke or a Julius, just know your bringing up the rear and your name will follow you as you age. Younger people will see your moniker written and have a good idea what age you fit in.  

Don’t expect me to feel bad for you. My name aged out a long time ago. Even though I feel as young as ever, as soon as some young kid hears my name, I can watch myself grow older in their eyes. It is all fair though. I did the same thing to Ferrin and Gladys when I was a kid. 

KEEP READING: Here are the most popular baby names in every state

Using March 2019 data from the Social Security Administration, Stacker compiled a list of the most popular names in each of the 50 states and Washington D.C., according to their 2018 SSA rankings. The top five boy names and top five girl names are listed for each state, as well as the number of babies born in 2018 with that name. Historically common names like Michael only made the top five in three states, while the less common name Harper ranks in the top five for 22 states.

Curious what names are trending in your home state? Keep reading to see if your name made the top five -- or to find inspiration for naming your baby.

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