90s working class woman

[name_m]Hi[/name_m], I’m looking for a name for this character I’ve been working on. She was born to young working class parents in northern [name_u]England[/name_u] in the mid 1990s and is an only child. Her parents were not the type to buy a name book, but rather to pick a name from TV or someone they met. The name should either be trendy for the time, or a name that’s never really out of fashion. The last name is [name_m]Roberts[/name_m] and the middle will probably be something short like [name_f]Jane[/name_f] or [name_f]Amy[/name_f].

I have a list of potential candidates:

If anyone could give their thoughts it would be much appreciated. Specifically I’m looking for britpicking (would any of these names seem out of place?) and some more suited names in case these don’t work.

Speaking as a [name_u]Brit[/name_u] born in the 90s and thinking through who I was in school with in Yorkshire…

For a working class woman in the 90s in north [name_u]England[/name_u]: [name_f]Alison[/name_f], [name_f]Nicole[/name_f] or [name_f]Amy[/name_f] could work the others I really can’t see

[name_u]Ashley[/name_u] maybe but it’s more American

[name_f]Victoria[/name_f] and [name_f]Cassandra[/name_f] aren’t really working class

And [name_u]Andrea[/name_u] was kind of out of fashion by the 90s

Other suggestions…

[name_f]Rebecca[/name_f] ‘Becky’
[name_f]Alexandra[/name_f] ‘Alex’
[name_f]Abigail[/name_f] ‘Abby’

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This helps a lot! I will admit I was a bit hesitant about [name_f]Victoria[/name_f] and [name_f]Cassandra[/name_f] but they were listed as very common so I thought I should include them. I’m so glad I can confidently rule them out now! It’s also good to have insight about names [name_u]Ashley[/name_u] and [name_u]Andrea[/name_u]. Those blindsided me.

Your list of names was super helpful too. I’m especially liking [name_f]Georgia[/name_f], [name_u]Erin[/name_u], Lauren/Laura and [name_f]Robyn[/name_f].

All in all a big thanks!

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You’re welcome I would also say [name_f]Jane[/name_f] is probably too posh for a working class middle

Others that have come to mind since then…