The fame name index: How the popularity of baby names is tied to the ups (and downs) of the famous


The fame name index: How the popularity of baby names is tied to the ups (and downs) of the famous

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UPDATED:

23:51 GMT, 30 April 2012

Ever wondered why
your seven-year-old’s class is full of Keiras and Scarletts, while you
can barely find a Jordan under the age of 14 And why the playgroup may
have a Boris or two, but there is not a Blair to be found

When it comes
to naming babies, it seems we’re more influenced by the celebrity world
than we’d realised, as names.darkgreener.com, Anna Powell-Smith’s
website on baby names in England and Wales, reveals.

Here, we bring you the peaks and troughs of the celebrity name trends…

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Sienna

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Scarlett

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Jude and Jordan

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Britney

Britney

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Rihanna

Blair

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Cheryl

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Boris

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Keira