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# Baby Names

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Ireland's most popular baby names: Miley and Angel, your time has come*
*But you’re not in the top 100 just yet.
15 Irish surnames that are now actually popular baby names in America
Finnegan, Delaney, Collins – ALL BABY NAMES.
18 old Irish baby names that need to make a comeback
All the little people used to be called these way back in the day.
French couple try and fail to name their baby 'Nutella'
Nutella! Your dinner’s ready!
The 17 definitive hipster baby names in Ireland
We are through the looking glass now, people.
Mohammed is the most popular baby name in Israel - but the state doesn't count Arabic names
Names favoured by Arabs, who make up 20% of the population, are not counted in official stats.
Khaleesi and Katniss predicted to be among popular baby names for 2014
No baby Tyrions on the horizon, though.
Mia or Mary? What would you name a newborn baby girl?
An analysis of data has revealed that a girl today is five times more likely to be called Mia – as opposed to Mary.
Jack and Emily remain top dogs but celebrity babies make their mark
Dia dhuit is mise…
Which baby names are most common on first passports?
What’s in a name? If you’re a Jack, a lot.
Parents let the internet choose their baby's name - and it's actually lovely
It’s not Trollface Doge, thankfully.
It's now illegal to call your child 'Facebook' in parts of Mexico
Facebook, your dinner’s ready!
Massive increase in babies named 'Arya' and 'Skylar' thanks to TV shows
Arya is up 183% in the UK.
Judge orders baby Messiah's name to be changed as 'there's only one Jesus'
The baby boy’s mother is appealing the judge’s order.
Couple lets Starbucks customers choose their baby name
They put out jars and let people vote.
11 interesting reactions to the Kim and Kanye baby name
People just have a lot of feelings on this topic.
Which Game of Thrones character has the fastest rising baby name of 2012?
It’s not Joffrey.
What's the craziest baby name you've ever heard?
“Anal”, “Minister” and “Lucifer” have all been banned in New Zealand.
19 excellent names for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's baby
“Kliff Huxtable”.
The Evening with added kisses under the mistletoe
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
16 bizarre names people gave their babies in 2012
Now, Hippo. Play nice with Joshitha.
Wait. Someone called their newborn baby Hashtag?
Welcome to the world, Hashtag.
Babies, beauty pageants and Bakhurst: The week in numbers
How many Daisys were born in Ireland last year? And how much has Ireland spent on those e-voting machines?
Jack and Emily: Ireland's most popular baby names
Mason and Lexi were new entries in the top 100 list from 2011 as the popularity of traditional Irish names continues to wane.
Sophia and Jacob are top US baby names
How do US baby names compare to our Irish little ones? Here’s how…
Peaches Geldof continues family tradition of unusual names
Astala might come from the Norwegian word for ‘love’ or, according to new mum and sister to Fifi Trixibelle, Pixie and Tiger Lily, it’s a Jewish name.
Four-year-old chooses siblings' names... goes for Will.i.Am and Lady Gaga
What next? Baby Westlife? Baby Dire Straits?…
Looking more like Alfie: Top baby names of 2010
Jack and Sophie top name list for last year’s newborns – but Tyler, Sebastian, Alfie and Daithi creep into top 100.
Inspired by Facebook, Israeli couple name daughter 'Like'
An Israeli couple have decided to name their baby girl after the ‘thumbs up’ function on the social networking site…
Teen Mom inspires new rash of US baby names
Pregnant teenage reality TV stars and their offspring make ‘trending’ list for 2010 – but Elvis has left the building.
Mariah Carey names babies after Marilyn Monroe and... North African-inspired decor
Want your baby to be a CEO? Name him Tony, or her Deborah
Social networking site LinkedIn has produced a list of the top CEO names around the world, and Tony is the number one name for Irish bosses.
Egyptian man names daughter 'Facebook'
A man has called his baby girl ‘Facebook’ to honour the social networking site that was used to spread word about the country’s revolutionary demonstrations.
Saints alive! The unusual Christian names we should use more often
Top 10 suggestions for the Catholic who wants to observe Pope Benedict’s call to give Christian names to children but wants something other than John or Concepta…
Oliver finally ousts Jack
Oliver is now the most popular boy’s name in Britain, while the most popular girl’s name is Olivia.