Most underused names?

What are today’s most underused names in your opinion?

I’ll start with [name_f]Frida[/name_f], [name_f]Clara[/name_f], [name_f]Mabel[/name_f], [name_f]Sybil[/name_f] and [name_u]Hazel[/name_u]

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I actually know several little Clara’s and Hazel’s

[name_u]Greer[/name_u]
[name_f]Zelda[/name_f]
[name_f]Beatrix[/name_f]
[name_f]Fiona[/name_f]
[name_u]Fifer[/name_u]
[name_u]Kit[/name_u]

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[name_f]Alessia[/name_f] (Alyssa is so popular, why not Alessia?)
[name_f]Freya[/name_f]
[name_f]Felicity[/name_f]
Mina/Mira/Moira
[name_f]Juliet[/name_f] (I know it’s from a tragic story, but it’s SO PRETTY)
[name_f]Ada[/name_f]
[name_u]Haven[/name_u] (Hannah’s and Ava’s are everywhere, why not Haven?)
[name_f]Madeline[/name_f] (mad-uh-LINE)

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Must be regional because I don’t know any! Nice to know they’re being used.

[name_f]Verity[/name_f] :white_heart:

She definitely deserves to be used more such a lovely virtue name.

Also in the UK I would really like ‘Lily’ names to become more popular. [name_f]Lily[/name_f] itself is very popular but [name_f]Lillian[/name_f], [name_f]Liliana[/name_f], [name_f]Lilith[/name_f] and my daughters name [name_f]Lilia[/name_f] are not. I would love [name_f]Lilia[/name_f] to become slightly more popular than people may not struggle so much with her name. Sometimes a little popularity/familiarity is a good thing!

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[name_f]Ingrid[/name_f], [name_f]Jane[/name_f], [name_f]Rose[/name_f], [name_f]Elizabeth[/name_f], and [name_f]Phoebe[/name_f]!

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@LoneStar @Conqueror1991 @tori101 @Jane_Hazel_Wolfe

All are such lovely names! [name_f]My[/name_f] daughter is [name_f]Ingrid[/name_f] and I really thought about [name_f]Beatrix[/name_f] as mn but went with [name_f]Beatrice[/name_f] in the end. [name_f]My[/name_f] top contenders for her possible baby sis are [name_f]Freya[/name_f] and [name_f]Lilian[/name_f]! Unfortunately [name_f]Freya[/name_f] has become too popular in the UK, it ranks at 10.
And [name_u]Kit[/name_u] is one of my favourite unisex names.

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[name_f]Ingrid[/name_f] is incredible!!! I love your girl’s name! [name_f]Beatrice[/name_f] is another favorite of mine. :heart_eyes: And [name_f]Freya[/name_f] as her sister would be just stunning! Hoping the popularity goes back down for you…! xx

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[name_f]Susannah[/name_f]! I can’t understand why it gets so little use. Such a beautiful classic.

And [name_f]Saskia[/name_f]! [name_f]Pretty[/name_f], feisty, on-trend, not too out there. Why aren’t more people using it?

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[name_f]Mara[/name_f] ,Mina, [name_f]Mona[/name_f] , [name_f]Moira[/name_f] ,Marina (I love all these)
[name_u]Ariel[/name_u]
[name_f]Phoebe[/name_f]
[name_u]Camille[/name_u]
[name_f]Vera[/name_f] , [name_f]Vada[/name_f]
[name_f]Siddalee[/name_f]
[name_f]Cynthia[/name_f]

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[name_f]Ada[/name_f]
[name_f]Adeline[/name_f]
[name_f]Maeve[/name_f]
[name_f]Susannah[/name_f]
[name_f]Willa[/name_f]
[name_f]Mabel[/name_f]
[name_f]Beatrix[/name_f]
[name_f]Verity[/name_f]
[name_f]Vienna[/name_f]
[name_f]Vada[/name_f]
[name_f]Zelda[/name_f]
[name_f]Romi[/name_f]
[name_f]Liana[/name_f] - I know a number of Lilian’s, Lilly’s, Lilia’s, so why not [name_f]Liana[/name_f]?
[name_f]Joy[/name_f]
[name_f]Elodie[/name_f]
[name_f]Clara[/name_f]
[name_f]Eloisa[/name_f]
[name_f]Annora[/name_f]
[name_f]Linley[/name_f]
[name_f]Bronte[/name_f]
[name_f]Amira[/name_f]

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[name_f]Flora[/name_f]
[name_f]Polly[/name_f]
[name_f]Virginia[/name_f]
[name_f]Anita[/name_f]
[name_f]Adelaide[/name_f]
[name_f]Belle[/name_f]
[name_f]Fern[/name_f]

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[name_f]Elspeth[/name_f]. I think it’s so pretty and [name_f]Elle[/name_f], [name_f]Ellie[/name_f], and [name_f]Elsie[/name_f] are all popular nicknames. But I hardly hear of people using [name_f]Elspeth[/name_f].

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It’s so funny people have such different ideas of what is popular! Where I am from there are many little Hazels, but it is a cute name :slight_smile:

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[name_f]Susannah[/name_f] is the middle name of one of my friend’s daughter.

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I haven’t met any in the UK! But it ranks at 149 here and at 31 in the US so depens on where you live. I have to admit I wasn’t thinking these super carefully, they were just the first that came to mind. [name_u]Hazel[/name_u] is probably going to become more popular in the UK too and it’s far from being the epitome of an underused name. It’s all relative :joy:

That makes sense! I’m in the southern part of the US and it’s definitely had a revival here! But I’m all for it because I love older, traditional names :slight_smile:

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[name_f]Adelaide[/name_f]. It’s my #1 girl name but I have never, ever come across one in person. [name_u]Ever[/name_u]. I’d love to see it used on an actual human I come across.

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I rarely hear these names, but wish I did!

[name_f]Greta[/name_f]
[name_f]Sally[/name_f]
[name_u]Anne[/name_u]
[name_f]Mae[/name_f]
[name_f]Heidi[/name_f]

[name_u]Waverly[/name_u]
[name_f]Mavis[/name_f]
[name_f]Genevieve[/name_f]
[name_f]Heidi[/name_f]
[name_u]Vivian[/name_u]