Names go in and out of style each year.

And it seems these are the names that no one loves in 2016 – at least according to BabyCentre’s registration data. 

While some are surprising – Joanne, Tracey, Dean, Derek – others on this list haven’t been popular for a number of years. 

Think Nigel, Sheila and Doris. 

Is your name at risk of becoming extinct? 

Check the list below. 

Girls Names Out Of Favour

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Angela
Beverley
Carol
Debra
Diane
Donna
Doris
Elaine
Joanne
Maureen
Paula
Sally
Sandra
Sharon
Sheila
Tracey
Wendy
Yvonne

Boys Names Out Of Favour

Bertram
Cecil
Clarence
Clive
Cyril
Dean
Dennis
Derek
Duncan
Ernest
Geoffrey
Horace
Leonard
Malcolm
Neville
Nigel
Roy
Wayne

However, if you want an original name for your child, then perhaps the above list could hold the answer. 

At least it will be considered unique for their generation! 

H/T: Metro.co.uk

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