If your name is on this list then there’s a strong chance you’ll get pregnant in 2017

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    Would you like to know how likely you are to fall pregnant this year? If you’d rather not know then we suggest you stop reading now, but for those of you who like to plan ahead then you’re probably going to want to continue.

    A list compiled by Closer Online has revealed the top 20 names of women who are most likely to get pregnant in 2017.

    How is the information gathered? Well it’s all surprisingly simple, really. The list of names is created by taking the average age at which women are giving birth (29 in the UK, FYI) and then working back through time to discover the most popular baby girl names that year (in this case we’re looking at women born between 1987 and 1988).

    So, if you gave birth last year and picked one of the most popular baby names of 2016 then you can probably expect to see your child’s name on a list just like this in about 30 years time.

    As for the list of women most likely to fall pregnant in 2017? Jessica remains at the top of the list, after making the top spot back in 2016. Women with the name Sarah are also back on the list, but the remaining 18 names are new editions.

    So without further ado, if your name is on this list then you could be seeing in 2018 with a new addition to your family.

    Top 20 names of women likely to get pregnant in 2017

    1. Jessica
    2. Amy
    3. Jade
    4. Rebecca
    5. Charlotte
    6. Hannah
    7. Lauren
    8. Sophie
    9. Emily
    10. Sarah
    11. Ashley
    12. Hayley
    13. Megan
    14. Heather
    15. Samantha
    16. Katie
    17. Melissa
    18. Danielle
    19. Rachel
    20. Chelsea 

    Is your name on the list? If you are planning on welcoming a new addition to your family this year but find your stuck for name inspiration then why not bring back one of these previously common baby names that are now at risk of becoming extinct? You might want to avoid picking back a name from this list of banned baby names though.

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