MO­MENT IN TIME

Mother & Baby - - BUMP TO BIRTH -

Past events have in­spired gen­der-neu­tral names. Data from The Na­tional Archives shows that 901 ba­bies were given the name Ver­dun be­tween 1914 and 1919, a nod to one of World War One’s long­est bat­tles. Post­war, ‘Vic­tory’ en­joyed pop­u­lar­ity.

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