Waldo, Barbra, Elmo and 12 Other Baby Names on the Verge of Extinction

If you want to give your child a unique name, any of the above 15 would work just fine — and it isn’t because they haven’t been used before.

In fact, each of the names above, according to Nameberry.com, were once in popular usage but have nearly died out overtime. Sherman, Waldo, and even Barbra’s are all going the way of the dodo bird.

So either stay away from them if you don’t want your kid to have an archaic way, or pick one if you want your youngster to be the only one in class with the given name.

Check it out and see if your baby’s (or your) name is on the list.

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