10 Girl Names That Will Vanish By 2020

Names are everything to a person. It’s how we identify each other and our names are a part of how we are. When you're looking for the best name for your little one, you're going to feel a lot of pressure as a parent to find the perfect name for your baby. But this means that you want to pick a name that will be in style not just when your little girl is born, but also when she has grown into a woman.

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Just like every other trend, names come and go too. Keep reading to discover what girl names will vanish by 2020.

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10 Deanna

Deanna is a name that was popular before the 2000s. Since this is an adorable name, we can see why parents chose this for their daughters. But now this name is in a downward fall with fewer parents selecting this name for their little one every year.

In the 1970s, the name Deanna hit its peak with over 4,300 parents selecting this name, according to Names.com. In 2017, there were only 162 girls who were born with this name. Unfortunately, this name is going to be used less throughout the next few years.

9 Colleen

Colleen is a sweet name that many parents have loved over the years. It's one of those names that will always be timeless no matter how many parents select this name for their daughters. The name Colleen, reported by Names.org, was the most chosen first name for girls in the 1960s. By the 1970s, this name started to become obsolete. And in 2017, in the United States, the name Colleen was only used 104 times.

8 Lilly

Lilly is a simple name that parents have loved recently. Since this is such a charming name for a little girl, we can understand why. In the United States, in 2011, the name Lilly became popular out of nowhere with over 2,800 parents choosing this name for their little girls, as studied by Names.org.

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With so many parents choosing this name all of a sudden, it made others want to use different names in the following years. And by 2017, the name Lilly was used 1000 fewer times by parents. If we are following this trend, then we can only assume that the name Lilly will disappear by 2020.

7 Beth

There is just something beautiful about the name Beth and it's so simplistic that parents and daughters love this name. Although we are predicting that the name Beth will disappear by 2020, this name was widely used for newborn girls in the 1960s, according to Names.org.

Since the early 2000s, less than 100 girls have been born with this name. Even in 2017, there were fewer than 40 parents who selected this name for their daughters. We'll definitely be  sad to see this name disappear in 2020.

6 Jody

Jody has been a fun precious name for many girls throughout the years. And this is also a perfect name that we know any girl loved. Names.org has stated that the name Jody was used over 3,700 times in the 1970s. And though this name was once popular it is now starting to disappear.

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Jody was only used by 18 parents in 2017. And with only 18 girls being born with the name Jody, it is, unfortunately, safe to say this name will completely vanish by 2020.

5 Caitlyn

Caitlyn is a gorgeous baby girl name that parents have loved for many years. There is just something about the name Caitlyn that makes it feel classic. The name Caitlyn was several parents first pick for their daughters back in the late 1990s, as researched by Names.org. But this name did not stick around for a long time and quickly started to be bumped off parents list with other names.

In 2017, in the United States, the name Caitlyn was only used 227 times by parents. And we know that if we follow this trend this name will vanish by 2020.

4 Elsa

Elsa is not just a popular Disney princess, it is also a name that many parents recently loved and selected for their daughters. And with the how popular Frozen was we are not shocked that there were over 1,100 babies born with this name in 2014, in the United States, according to Names.org. With a burst of parents using this name in 2014, the name Elsa has already started to decline.

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It was reported that the name Elsa had dropped to being used only 424 times in 2017. And though this may also be a name of a favorite princess, this name will not make it into 2020.

3 Annabell

Annabell is a delightful name that will, unfortunately, vanish by 2020. This seems like a name that is more popular in books and movies than in actual real life. This name was used most recently in 2014 with almost 300 parents selecting this name for their little girls, as stated by Names.org.

When we think about how many girls (and babies) are born in the U.S. every year, it's not very impressive to think about 300 babies being born with this name. By 2017, the name Annabell had already dropped to 93 girls being given this name.

2 Lisa

Lisa is a wonderful name that was used for years. This is a name that is short and sweet and could easily fit any personality. In 1965, the name Lisa was used over 60, 200 times, reported by Names.org. But the problem when names become widely popular is that it will start to decline due to how overused the name once was.

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By 2017, in the United States, the name Lisa was only used 342 times by parents. And we can only predict that this name will keep declining until it vanishes.

1 Rosemary

Rosemary is a delightful baby girl name that has a classic feel to it. It's a soft, sweet name that many parents loved to use in past years. In 1947, the name Rosemary was used over 4,500 times by parents when selecting a name for their newborn, according to Names.org. And since then it has been chosen less over the years by parents.

In 2017, there were 687 girls born in the United States with this name. It seems safe to say that this name will totally disappear by 2020.

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