Picking a name for your baba can be an extremely tough choice. You don’t want to share your ideas with anyone either because you know there’s a good chance they could steal them if they get to that stage before you.
There’s always certain names that become popular in a certain year because of a celebrity or a landmark moment involving someone.
Take the ‘John Paul’ documentary on RTÉ on Monday night. It followed around people with that name who had been called that in the early 80s after the Pope made his visit to Ireland.
Mumsnet are predicting that certain names like John Paul are going to make a comeback.
Famous 90s baby names are due to comeback in a big way according to their latest research with names like: James, Charlotte, Daniel, Emma, Samuel, Luke, and Hannah all set to become big hitters again.
Mumsnet Founder Justine Roberts, said:
“Naming trends tend to go in cycles, but it’s taken 80 years or so for Ivy, Mabel and Noah to become popular again, so it’s interesting to see nineties names coming back so quickly.
“Given the current resurgence in wedge trainers and ‘classic’ mobile phones, all that remains is to put Parklife into your CD Walkman and dig out your MySpace log-in.
“We wouldn’t go that far, but if you are pondering what to call your child, it’s worth looking back in time at popular names from twenty years ago. A nostalgic name is so on trend right now.”