Where will you be in 2050? Installed in a country house to live from permaculture? In a New York loft after selling the rights to your first novel in Hollywood? Wherever it is, your first name may be very fashionable.
Trending first names in 2050
Is it really impossible to predict trends? Without playing the Mr. or Mrs. Sun (reference for the Minitel generation), fashion designers have been doing it for decades. Why not do the same with one of the most important aspects of our personality, namely: our first name?
The website specializing in baby names Nameberry has tried the exercise with a major challenge. Predict which first names will be the most trendy in about 30 years, i.e. in 2050.
To do this, analysts have noticed that the most popular first names today were among the least given 30 years ago. And so they applied this calculation to predict the most popular first names in 2050.
The list of popular first names in 30 years
And the result of their calculations may surprise more than one. If some original first names indeed seem “invented”, others seem very classic to us.
Please note, it should be noted that this site is American and has therefore studied the most popular first names in the future across the Atlantic.
Trending female names in 2050
Here is the list of names for girls that will probably be among the most popular in 30 years:
There is a trend of short first names but also mixed first names or those taken from nature and the elements.
Trending male names in 2050
Here is the list of trendy names for boys that will probably be among the most popular in 30 years:
It is surprising to see two “French” first names at the top of the list, among the trendy first names given today in France. And here again, nature and the elements will inspire parents, just like history.
So, will these predictions turn out to be true? Answer in 30 years.