What made it acutally “a thing” in the first place was, that these children often came form deprived areas or had problems like delinquency.
Lower educated parents call their children “Kevin” or other
exotic-sounding-names, more often – at least: that´s what everybody
I really feel sorry for people with names like Jaqueline or
Kevin. But on the other hand I don´t know any “Kevins” so I couldn´t
proove the point nor name an opposite example. There actually aren´t that many