You know how there are just some names you don’t hear on people under, say, 50? Names like Ian. Ron. Larry. Rodney. Duncan…
Monty recently told us that while listening to Chrissie Swan‘s brekkie show the other day, a 25-year-old caller named Brian rang in. Brian. Up with the Rodneys and the Larrys of the world, Brian feels like a fully-fledged dad name; one that peaked a couple of generations ago and has remained pretty dormant since.
Stace and I both agree that our names have also passed their use-by date. They ain’t cool and they ain’t classic – they scream 80s, and just like stirrup pants, they won’t be getting a second run any time soon.
This made me curious as to what the most popular baby names back in the 1980s were and unsurprisingly, poor Brian didn’t even make the top 100 back then!
Here’s the top 20 for girls and boys…
Here’s a bit of us chinwagging about good old Brian on the pod…
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