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Names of old for our new babies; In Brief.

MEDIEVAL baby names are enjoying a surge in popularity while new parents are spurning fantasy names, according a new poll.

Medieval-style names have rebounded despite not having been popular for hundreds of years. Among the boys names enjoying a revival are Wyatt, Audley and Peyton while medieval girls names making a comeback include Millicent, Elvina and Kendra.

Wm mc cKCo mp But fantasy names such as Princess, Crystal and Prince are seen as the group of names at risk of falling from favour most quickly. Nearly 36 per cent of parents surveyed said that the trend for fantasy names was already seen as outdated, according to the survey by Netmums.

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Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Date:Apr 23, 2014
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