"Like fashion trends, names go in and out of style as time goes on. Naming your baby daughter after a flower may have been all the rage in the sixties, but now giving her a more traditionally male name is more in style.
That’s why at MooseRoots , we asked ourselves the question: Which names are going so out of style that they’ll soon become extinct? To find out, we pulled data from our first and last names topic, which was compiled from the Social Security Administration (for the United States). We started by crunching the numbers to find a list of baby names that were at least somewhat popular in 1950 (more than 1,000 per 1 million babies). Next, we tracked which of those names had nearly vanished by 2013.
To learn more about how we got our first names data, click here."