This article is about a list of retired Atlantic hurricane names. Atlantic hurricane names only get retired if and when they are notable enough by causing a lot of damage or killing many people. They can also be retired if and when a government or country requests the name to be retired.
Below is a list of Atlantic hurricane names retired.
1950s: Carol, Edna, Hazel, Connie, Diane, Ione, Janet, Audrey, Gracie
1960s: Donna, Carla, Hattie, Flora, Cleo, Dora, Hilda, Betsy, Inez, Beulah, Camille
1970s: Celia, Agnes, Carmen, Fifi, Eloise, Anita, David, Frederic
1980s: Allen, Alicia, Elena, Gloria, Gilbert, Joan, Hugo
1990s: Diana, Klaus, Bob, Andrew, Luis, Marilyn, Opal, Roxanne, Cesar, Fran, Hortense, Georges, Mitch, Floyd, Lenny
2000s: Keith, Allison, Iris, Michelle, Isidore, Lili, Fabian, Isabel, Juan, Charley, Frances, Ivan, Jeanne, Dennis, Katrina, Rita, Stan, Wilma, Dean, Felix, Noel, Gustav, Ike, Paloma
2010s: Igor, Tomas, Irene, Sandy, Ingrid, Erika, Joaquin
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Cumulative tracks of retired Atlantic hurricanes until 2012
Hurricane Betsy was the first hurricane to have damages exceeding US$1 billion.
Hurricane David at its peak intensity.
Hurricane Gilbert at its peak intensity.
Damage after Hurricane Andrew in Miami.
Hurricane Sandy hours before landfall on October 29, 2012.