The Top Names That Are Going Extinct. Sorry, Bob
I haven't seen a baby named Bob in a while. How about baby Chuck? You never hear, "Oh my God, your baby Doug is so cute!"
The name game is coming to an end for some baby boomers, who are slowly seeing their names go extinct. Stacker looked at official Social Security Administration (SSA) records of popular names for people born between 1946 and 1964, then checked which were given to 75 or fewer babies in 2021.
The following names are in danger of disappearing:
In a nutshell, if you're a young couple ready to make a baby and decide to give it one of these classic names, you may be credited for keeping the name alive.
Cheers to the next baby Pam!
Meanwhile, those classic name are being replaced with more modern names. According to BabyCenter, these were the most popular baby names in 2022: