baby names

Why fashionable baby names are impossible to avoid

7 September 2016 13:05

The latest official lists of the 100 most popular boys and girls’ names in England and Wales confirm the dominance…

If it’s forbidden to call a baby Cyanide, should Chardonnay be allowed?

4 June 2016 14:45

According to a recent law report in the Times, the Court of Appeal has just forbidden a mother to name…

In defence of baby Cyanide

16 April 2016 10:30

I’ve always been slightly jealous of people with unusual names. It’s the sort of envy that happens when you miss…

Muhammad really is the single most popular boys’ name in England and Wales

18 August 2015 12:21

Why doesn’t the Office of National Statistics want us to know that Mohammed is the most popular boys’ name in…

A radical guide to boosting your baby’s ‘brand individuality’

14 May 2015 17:50

A Telegraph journalist, Lucy Denyer, has written about how rubbish it is that people are calling their children stupid, made-up names.…

Yes, Muhammad is the No1 baby name in this country. So what?

3 December 2014 7:13

A number of papers seem to have got themselves into a sufficient pickle over whether or not Muhammad is the…