While naming kids, parents are likely to follow the trends and baby names keep changing with time. A name may be in vogue today and just vanish from the trending list few years down the line. Here is a list of names that were preferred by parents while naming babies in 2003 but many of these have just vanished, while some are on the verge of extinction.
The most popular American name for baby girls in 80s, 90s and the 21st century, it stood on 18th position in 2003 and slipped to 163 by 2013. Jessica was a preferred name that may surge back.
Ranked 61 in 2003 and 185 in 2013, Sean was a popular name in the 70s and 80s and it has been over two decades since it dropped from the list of popular names.
Through the 70s, 80s and 90s, Jennifer was among the top 10 in baby girl names and it ranked 31st in 2003 and by 2013, it fell to 191st position. The name is even there today, but not trending.
In 2003, Devin was ranked at 74th position and it slipped to 210th in 2013 and was among the popular list for five straight years before becoming unknown.
It ranked at 78 in 2003 and 214 in 2013 and over 10,000 babies were named Cody before 1992 but over the last two decades it fell to 1,000.
Jenna was an extremely popular name for baby girls in 2000 and it was ranked at 54th place in 2003 and fell considerably to 227th spot by 2013.
Ranked 34th in 2003, Haley enjoyed popularity in the 90s and saw a major dip in trend by 2013 at 229th position and is quite uncommon now.
Surging to popularity in 60s and slumping to some extent in the next two decades, this baby girl name ranked 80th in 2003 and 231st in 2013.
In 2000, this baby boy name was in trend and started slipping consequently to 80th place in 2003 and 231st by 2013. Seth is a completely unknown name now.
Placed at 99 in the top 100 names in 2003 and going at 235 in 2013, another name that was trending in the 90s was Trevor.
60s saw Jacqueline as a popular baby name and it ranked 100th in 2003 and significantly dropped to 239th in 2013 and is nowhere to be seen now.
Ranked 79th in 2003, this name was somewhat popular in the beginning of the millennium even though it was never among the top 10 and dropped noticeably to 248th place by 2013.
Ranked 30th in 2003 and 256th in 2013, this name enjoyed better days in the 80s and early 90s and it almost extinct now.
In 1930s, this name gained popularity and surged once again in 1991. Ever since Shelby dropped from the trending charts and stood at 259th place in 2013.
Placed at 260th place in 2013, there was a time in the late 90s when every third baby girl was Jordan and the name also stood in the top 30s for boys.
Being quite popular from 70s to the early 2000, this name was at the 82nd place in 2003. By 2013, this baby girl name saw a huge dip at 261st position.
Over 15,000 baby girls were named Erin in the 80s and by 2003, it stood at 80th place. The dip was major in 2013 at 273 and it is almost not in existence now.
It was famous in the older days and started losing popularity quite soon, being placed at 91st rank in 2003 and 284th in 2013. Leslie was a good name that is almost lost.
In the 80s, Amber was a very popular baby name and started falling ever since and shrunk to the 288th position by 2013.
It was among the favorite American names in early 80s and ever since it dropped from the charts and was last at 298th position in 2013.
This was a popular baby name in 90s and saw an upsurge in 2004 before dropping to 378th place in 2013, the biggest for any baby name that was once so popular.