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15 football-mad baby names

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15 football-mad baby names

If you are football mad, and your partner disappears every Saturday to watch the match, then perhaps a football-inspired baby name will suit your family. 

Perhaps having a football-inspired name will create destiny for your baby, and he’ll end up winning the FIFA World Cup for England in the future. 

  • Aaron (Lennon)
  • Alan (Shearer)
  • Ashley (Cole)
  • Daniel (Sturridge)
  • Darren (Fletcher)
  • David (Beckham)
  • Frank (Lampard)
  • Gareth (Bale)
  • Gary (Lineker)
  • Jack (Wilshere)
  • Joe (Cole)
  • Rio (Ferdinand)
  • Scott (Parker)
  • Steven (Gerrard)
  • Wayne (Rooney)

According to the Office of National Statistics’ report on the most popular names for 2014, Jack was the second most popular baby boys’ name; Daniel was 24th on the list, while David was 50th. The name Gary is at risk of becoming extinct, however - only 33 baby boys were registered with the name Gary in 2014. 

>> THE TOP 50 BABY BOYS’ NAMES

If you need more inspiration for your baby boy’s name, try our baby name generator

 
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