Awesome, Lucifer and Nun were among the surprising names given to babies born in Scotland last year.
While Olivia and Jack remain the most popular first names in Scotland, a number of unusual choices also made the cut.
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Awesome, Buzz, Wit and Echo featured as unique male names with one newborn simply referred to as ‘A’. In regards to baby girls, some parents decided to name their children: Nun, Favour and Pepper.
Meanwhile, double-barrelled names also proved popular with Angel-Rain, Destiny-Dior and Alba-Crystal making the unique line-up.
But the monikers weren’t plucked from thin air, as a growing number of parents seek inspiration from famous figures when trying to come up with a meaningful name.
Last year, a number of babies were named after musical legends with monikers including Bowie, Elvis, Cobain and Macie-Gray.
While others sought help from the sporting world with one child named Zidane – a possible tribute to French footballer Zinedine Zidane.
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Often the name decision-making process can get political with Corybn proving a popular choice for boys with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn most likely the culprit.
Though it won’t be the first time parents have looked to popular culture for help, as Babycentre recently revealed its 2019 baby name predictions – and you’re sure to have heard of a few.
While ’70s classics such as Patricia, Barry, Cliff and Christine are expected to make a surprise comeback.