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  1. #1
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    Apr 2010

    The Top 10 Unisex Names and Trends for 2012

    Hello Nameberries, I thought you would be interested in these findings. According to Today's Parent magazine (a Canadian publication), here are the top 10 new unisex baby names (from boys to girls).

    1 Aiden
    2 Aubrey
    3 Drew
    4 Elliot
    5 Finley
    6 Kaden
    7 Kyle
    8 Mason
    9 Maxwell
    10 Spencer

    According to the same source, here are the 10 top trends for 2012.

    1 Nature names (eg. Hazel, Ivy, Olive, Willow, Sage, Gale, Wolf(e), Hawke)
    2 Literary names (eg. Emma, Darcy, Phoebe, Holden, Sawyer, Gray)
    2 Surnames as First Names (eg. Cooper, Quinn, Mackenzie, Cassidy, Taylor)
    4 Superhero names (eg. Clark, Logan)
    5 Combining Names (eg. Brooklyn, Emmalee)
    6 Names from Pop Culture (eg. Adele, Rue, Bella, Cato)
    7 Unisex Baby Names (eg. Ryan, Harper, Parker, Avery, Casey, Jordan, Rory)
    8 Vintage Baby Names (eg. Hattie, Beatrice, Oscar, Felix)
    9 Cowboy Baby Names (eg. Hunter, Chase, Weston, Colton, Bronson, Rex and Wyatt)
    10 Colour-inspired Baby Names (eg. Violet, Hazel, Ruby, Indigo)
    All the best,

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Those unisex names aren't unisex at all really are they?! They are all boy's names and I'd be saddened to see any girls with those names.

    I agree about the trends, sound about right to me.
    Florentina Arleen Belle & River Isaac James

    Zeke Gabriel Asher - Atlas Xavier Louis - Oren Zachary Jude
    Bear William Oscar - Leif Sebastian Arthur
    Pandora Ottilie Winter - Indira Persephone Rose - Elowen Matilda Carys
    Adelaide Junia Scarlet - Clemency Eden Willow

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Thanks for your reply, sheflieswithherownwings! Unisex names (or boys names on girls) seem to be a much more prevalent trend in North America than it is in England. It's almost become a competition on who can choose the most shocking one! Personally, I'm really tired of it.
    All the best,

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Liverpool, England
    Quote Originally Posted by sheflieswithherownwings View Post
    Those unisex names aren't unisex at all really are they?! They are all boy's names and I'd be saddened to see any girls with those names.
    That's exactly what I thought! Lol. Jordan at a push but none of the others.

    ★ August Eli Benedict ★ Bram ★ Casimir Mordecai ★ Edmond John Meirion ★ Gillon ★
    ★ Jory Leander ★ Julian Charles ★ Macsen ★ Magnus ★ Vasiliy ★


    ★ Aira Rose ★ Arietta ★ Clover ★ Delphina ★ Eleni ★ Fiorella ★ Hester Isobel ★
    ★ Iris ★ Lilah ★ Merit ★ Sylvia ★

    Sorry to anyone who read TSI. First draft was terrible. Second drafting now.

  5. #9
    Hmm... I don't see any of the names on that list as genuinely unisex. They're just boys names being used on girls.

    As for the other trends... I quite like the prevalence of nature names, and I'll admit a weakness for cowboy names.
    Gideon ~ Ezekiel ~ Abel ~ Emmett ~ Declan ~ Silas ~ Ezra ~ Flynn ~ Jasper ~ Elliot
    Maisie ~ Willa ~ Naomi ~ Vivienne ~ Evangeline ~ Gemma ~ Amaryllis ~ Lux ~ Remi ~ Sophie
    Shiloh ~ River ~ Sage ~ Rowan

    Name Crush of the Moment: Oona

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