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Why no one calls their 宝宝 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica) anymore.

杰斗牛技巧(Jessica), we are 正式超过你。抱歉。

It happened so fast. Not all that long ago, 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica) was Australia’s most 女孩的俗名。那么为何不?一个美丽, 古典名, with Jessie and Jess as built-in shortforms. 的re were so many 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica)s out there for 父母 to be inspired by. Surely everyone admired either 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica) Fletcher in 谋杀她写道 or 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica) Rabbit in 谁陷害了Roger Rabbit?.

From 1984 to 2001, 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica) topped the popularity charts every year but two. It was an era that saw the birth of singer 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica) Mauboy, model 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica) Gomes and Jess Origliasso from 的 Veronicas.

肖恩·塞普斯(Sean Szeps)分享了有关如何挑选完美婴儿名字的技巧:

到1990年代中期,在澳大利亚出生的每30个女孩中就有一个叫杰斗牛技巧(Jessica)。那’这就是为什么澳大利亚几乎每所学校的每个班级在那里都有一段时间的杰斗牛技巧。您几乎可以称呼千禧一代“Generation 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica)”, if they didn’还没有一个很好的名字。

And then came the downward slide. Post-2001, 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica) fell from grace. (Grace, on the other hand, rose.) In 2018, just 17 years after 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica) topped the charts, the name dropped out of the national top 100, according to the McCrindle婴儿名字报告.

实际上,在 南澳大利亚, 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica) is already out of the top 300. 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica) was used just four times in SA last year, making it equally as popular as Juniper, Paisley and Henley.

“It’s pretty crazy how popular 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica) was,”McCrindle的社会研究员Kim Linco告诉 妈妈咪呀. “Even just in my own experience, I know so many girls my age called 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica). And this year it didn’甚至没有进入前100名,简直太疯狂了。”

Sure, all names lose popularity, but 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica) has plummeted in a particularly spectacular way. Other names popular at the same time, like Emma and Sarah, are doing a slow fade. In fact, Emma is still at number 29 nationally.

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So why did everyone go cold on 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica) so quickly? Linco thinks it’s because today’父母更大“drive for uniqueness”. Because 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica) was so ridiculously popular for so long, people have gone right off it.

“It’像这样真的很受欢迎,实际上可能是其自身消亡的原因,” she tells 妈妈咪呀.

A similar thing has happened in America, where 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica) was the Jennifer of the 1980s and 1990s –时代最流行的名字。 最近的数字 排在第248位。

But could there be another reason why 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica) has fallen so far so fast?

美国网站背后的名字 有数百人对杰斗牛技巧(Jessica)这个名字有自己的想法。除了无数人抱怨’太常见了,关于名字的一些定型观念似乎冒出来很多:金发碧眼的……好吧,不是最聪明的。“Ditsy” and “airhead”在一些被抛弃的形容词中。

“My name is 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica) and people have always thought I was intelligent,” writes one 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica), defensively. “I don’t fit the media’名称的描述。”

Could this possibly have something to do with the highest-profile 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica) of the 2000s, 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica) Simpson, of Newlyweds: Nick And 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica) 名声大噪,谁为金枪鱼是鸡肉还是鱼而感到困惑?

无论如何,关键是,杰斗牛技巧仍然是一个听起来还很年轻的名字,但时间不长。给它一两年,几乎没有初级的杰西。杰斗牛技巧(Jessica)将是一个中年名字。你知道所有提到的模因“Karen” or “Susan”? 的y’ll all be saying “Jessica”.

That is, unless all the 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica)s out there can convince their friends to name their daughters after them.

Would you name your child 杰斗牛技巧(Jessica)? Tell us in the comments section below. 

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