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#1 Kikki-B

Posted 06 January 2013 - 11:54 AM

I really love the name Lila and at the moment it doesnt seem overly popular but I keep seeing it pop up on polls and posts like this.

Do you think it could be the next Mia or Harper?

What other names do you think will appear/stay on the top 50 in five years time?

Edited by Kikki-B, 06 January 2013 - 11:56 AM.


#2 schnookaberg

Posted 06 January 2013 - 12:01 PM

I have a Lilah so I hope not! original.gif there are a lot of Isla's around us but the only Lilah/Lila's I have met have been in their 80s

#3 ~Peaches~

Posted 06 January 2013 - 12:08 PM

We have a Lila wub.gif And have only ever come across maybe 3? And my MIL has told me of a 2 in their 70's/80's that she looks after for work original.gif I don't think it's all that popular.

I think Amelia, Evie and Lucy are going to be much higher on the list, I know SO many around at the moment.

For boys there seems to be a lot of Jackson's, Noah's and Mason's around here lately.

#4 Justaduck

Posted 06 January 2013 - 12:11 PM

I have a Mia and was a lil bit happy when I saw it has dropped out of the top 5 in QLD for last year. I think it will still linger.

Twilight names will hang around for a little bit longer I think. Have never met a Lilah younger than 40 yet though

#5 Imaginary friend

Posted 06 January 2013 - 04:47 PM

QUOTE (Alpha_Chook @ 06/01/2013, 12:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think names like Jacob and Luke (boys) and Mia and Sienna (girls). I can't imagine Lila being an the top 50....it is a nice name though!!



Actually  I think all these have peaked now.

Lucas and Luca seem to be overtaking Luke -  and all the others, whilst they will remain popular for some time to come,  I dont think they will climb any higher than they currently are on the top whatever list.

#6 Feral_Pooks

Posted 06 January 2013 - 05:19 PM

For girls I'm tipping more older, classic names, except longer ones. Like Elizabeth, Catherine, Christina, Miranda, Veronica, Alexandra, Josephine, especially ones with a Euro sound, and with lots of spunky nicknames. I think it's time for Jane, Joan, Jean et.al. to have a turn. Maybe a move away from flower names and some more gemstones?


For boys, I'm tipping more unisex names and "softer" euro sounding names like Pierre, Ruben. I'm guessing there will be a continuing trend with the sweet "old man" names, maybe it's time for Norman and Wilbur to get another go.

#7 Kikki-B

Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:40 PM

QUOTE (Pooks_ @ 06/01/2013, 06:19 PM)
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For girls I'm tipping more older, classic names, except longer ones. Like Elizabeth, Catherine, Christina, Miranda, Veronica, Alexandra, Josephine, especially ones with a Euro sound, and with lots of spunky nicknames. I think it's time for Jane, Joan, Jean et.al. to have a turn. Maybe a move away from flower names and some more gemstones?


I agree with the older names coming back which is why I'm thinking Lila may make a comeback. It was quite popular in the 1800's.
Also agree with the gemstones - A friends frien just had an emerald.




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