Families tell us what’s in an unusual kids’ name
Latest figures have shown more children being given unusual names, with influences including characters from TV shows and movies such as Game of Thrones and Star Wars.
We asked local parents for their thoughts on baby names.
Julie Routledge, with Kai, 4: “My son’s name was unusual but it has now become popular.”
Stacey Cairney said: “My daughter is Anais, from The Amazing World of Gumball.”
Laura Stelmaszuk, with daughter Ciara, 1: “She’s named after a character from the Lion King.”
Emma Roberts, with Lily-Grace, 11 months: “I prefer more normal, traditional names.”