15 football-mad baby names

15 football-mad baby names

by Sophie Knight |

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.

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