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Eco-Sleeks are names that reflect the natural world whilst having a slick contemporary sound. Bell tones, strong vowels and clear consonants mean they fit in well with current fashion (think Ava, Noah, Theo) and bonus points if they have a high scrabble value or link to the ancient world. Some... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at British Baby Names
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Below is a round-up of the birth announcements from British newspapers. Sources include a national paper (The Telegraph, The Times) and a broad range of local newspapers from across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Sibling names are in brackets. No official surnames are included; any name ending in a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2022 at British Baby Names
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Fresh feminines are names that are elegant, melodic and ethereal that feel contemporary and avant-garde, even if they are rooted in centuries of history. Flowing syllables are key here with an uplifting appeal. They are not as weighty or antique as Henrietta or Gwendolyn nor as class-defining as Camilla or... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2022 at British Baby Names
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Below is a round-up of the birth announcements from British newspapers. Sources include a national paper (The Telegraph, The Times) and a broad range of local newspapers from across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Sibling names are in brackets. No official surnames are included; any name ending in a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2022 at British Baby Names
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Below is a round-up of the birth announcements from British newspapers. Sources include a national paper (The Telegraph, The Times) and a broad range of local newspapers from across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Sibling names are in brackets. No official surnames are included; any name ending in a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2022 at British Baby Names
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Below is a round-up of the birth announcements from British newspapers. Sources include a national paper (The Telegraph, The Times) and a broad range of local newspapers from across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Sibling names are in brackets. No official surnames are included; any name ending in a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2022 at British Baby Names
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Below is a round-up of the birth announcements from British newspapers. Sources include a national paper (The Telegraph, The Times) and a broad range of local newspapers from across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Sibling names are in brackets. No official surnames are included; any name ending in a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2022 at British Baby Names
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Below is a round-up of the birth announcements from British newspapers. Sources include a national paper (The Telegraph, The Times) and a broad range of local newspapers from across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Sibling names are in brackets. No official surnames are included; any name ending in a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2022 at British Baby Names
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Below is a round-up of the birth announcements from British newspapers. Sources include a national paper (The Telegraph, The Times) and a broad range of local newspapers from across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Sibling names are in brackets. No official surnames are included; any name ending in a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2022 at British Baby Names
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Steph is expecting her second child — gender unknown — a sibling for Matilda Florence. Steph writes: "A boy will be Frederick Charles after two beloved great-grandfathers, but I am stuck for girls. My other options from last time don't seem to stand up to the strength of 'Matilda'... Martha,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2022 at British Baby Names
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Below is a round-up of the birth announcements from British newspapers. Sources include a national paper (The Telegraph, The Times) and a broad range of local newspapers from across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Sibling names are in brackets. No official surnames are included; any name ending in a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2022 at British Baby Names
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Below is a round-up of the birth announcements from British newspapers. Sources include a national paper (The Telegraph, The Times) and a broad range of local newspapers from across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Sibling names are in brackets. No official surnames are included; any name ending in a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2022 at British Baby Names
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Below is a round-up of the birth announcements from British newspapers. Sources include a national paper (The Telegraph, The Times) and a broad range of local newspapers from across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Sibling names are in brackets. No official surnames are included; any name ending in a... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2022 at British Baby Names
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Sanne is awaiting the arrival of her son -- a brother for Freya. Sanne writes: "We are a Belgian-British couple. Our favourite boy name was Odin, but because of the close relation to Freya we feel that that wouldn't work well. What makes this very difficult is that we need... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2022 at British Baby Names
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Below is a round-up of the birth announcements from British newspapers. Sources include a national paper (The Telegraph, The Times) and a broad range of local newspapers from across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Sibling names are in brackets. No official surnames are included; any name ending in a... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2022 at British Baby Names
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Below is a round-up of the birth announcements from British newspapers. Sources include a national paper (The Telegraph, The Times) and a broad range of local newspapers from across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Sibling names are in brackets. No official surnames are included; any name ending in a... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2022 at British Baby Names
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Mandy is expecting a little girl and is looking fo... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2022 at British Baby Names
This list is over ten years old now and fashions definitely change. I wouldn't put Marguerite as a funky clunky any more. Chester is now a top 100 choice thanks to Holly Willoughby using it in 2014.
Toggle Commented May 9, 2022 on Funky-Clunky Names at British Baby Names
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Below is a round-up of the birth announcements from British newspapers. Sources include a national paper (The Telegraph, The Times) and a broad range of local newspapers from across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Sibling names are in brackets. No official surnames are included; any name ending in a... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2022 at British Baby Names
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Below is a round-up of the birth announcements from British newspapers. Sources include a national paper (The Telegraph, The Times) and a broad range of local newspapers from across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Sibling names are in brackets. No official surnames are included; any name ending in a... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2022 at British Baby Names
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According to the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, the #1 names in 2021 in Northern Ireland were Jack (replacing longstanding James), and Grace (#1 since 2018). As with previous years, a greater variety of girls’ names (2,263) than boys’ names (1,818) were registered in 2021. There were 389 new... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2022 at British Baby Names
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Below is a round-up of the birth announcements from British newspapers. Sources include a national paper (The Telegraph, The Times) and a broad range of local newspapers from across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Sibling names are in brackets. No official surnames are included; any name ending in a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2022 at British Baby Names
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Below is a round-up of the birth announcements from British newspapers. Sources include a national paper (The Telegraph, The Times) and a broad range of local newspapers from across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Sibling names are in brackets. No official surnames are included; any name ending in a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2022 at British Baby Names
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Scotland's 2021 data had a new feature in its release this year: a breakdown of names which were the first forenames of at least 50 boys and at least 50 girls births registered in Scotland between 1974 and 2021. Below is the raw data released by NRScotland: Names Girls Boys... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2022 at British Baby Names
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For the second year in a row, the National Records of Scotland have released detailed charts in their dataset of the most popular names according to the age of the mother. As Scotland has a much smaller population size than England, when the name data is split four ways, we... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2022 at British Baby Names