Notorious Retired Hurricane Names.  Never to be used again. Credit: Hurricane Floyd Courtesy of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, J. Jordan When a hurricane hits and causes substantial damage and loss of life, its name becomes retired from the rotating list of hurricane names, out of respect to those affected.

When a hurricane causes substantial damage and loss of life, its name is retired from the rotating hurricane name list. Here, we take a look at some of the most notable retired hurricane names.

List of hurricane names for the 2017 US hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin and Eastern North-Pacific from The Old Farmer's Almanac.

List of Names for 2017 Hurricane Season

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WMO retires Matthew from list of hurricane names

WMO retires Matthew and Otto from list of hurricane names

List of hurricane names for the 2016 US hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin and Eastern North-Pacific from The Old Farmer's Almanac.

List of Names for 2017 Hurricane Season

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List of hurricane names for the 2017 US hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin and Eastern North-Pacific from The Old Farmer's Almanac.

List of Names for 2017 Hurricane Season

List of hurricane names for the 2017 US hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin and Eastern North-Pacific from The Old Farmer's Almanac.

List of Names for 2017 Hurricane Season

Arthur, Dolly, Marco and Teddy. Oh, and there’s Laura and Kyle. Friends of yours? Maybe – but they’re also on this year’s list of would-be hurricane names.

Arthur, Dolly, Marco and Teddy. Oh, and there’s Laura and Kyle. Friends of yours? Maybe – but they’re also on this year’s list of would-be hurricane names.

June 1 4. It's officially hurricane season, but it shouldn't be too busy  Thanks to El Niño, only three to six hurricanes are expected to form in the Atlantic Basin (Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico) this season. An average season typically spawns six. As it does every year, NOAA calls for preparedness, noting that it only takes one storm to make for a bad season. Overall, NOAA predicts that six to 11 named tropical storms are likely to form. Tropical storms have wind speeds…

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2012 Hurricane Names

A List of the 2012 Hurricane Names

U.N.'s World Meteorological Organization removes "Isis" from official list of hurricane names: http://reut.rs/1HAt6fJ

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'Isis' dropped from list of hurricane names. (Getty Images)

'Isis' dropped from list of hurricane names. (Getty Images)

The reasoning for hurricane names and their history (keep suggestions to yourself):  With the approach of hurricane season, don’t waste time emailing the National Hurricane Center (NHC) pleading for your favorite person's name to be added to this year’s list of storm names.

The reasoning for hurricane names and their history (keep suggestions to yourself)

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