Your baby names fall into one of 13 'tribes', research reveals
This week, the most popular baby names of 2018 were revealed.
Oliver and Olivia both retained their title on the number one spot for 2018, with Oliver being crowned number one for the sixth year in a row.
And now, after analysis of 170,000 Mumsnet posts, research has revealed that every name falls into one of thirteen categories.
What tribe do you fall into?
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One for the girls only, where names like Rose, Lily, Violet, Ivy and Daisy reign supreme.
Names like Mary, Joseph, Isaac and Noah - which all have origins in the bible - fall into this religious category.
These names were popular in the 1920s and now they’re having a resurgence. Think Dorothy, Wilfred, Ava, Alfie and Evelyn.
If the names are good enough for the royals, they’re good enough for us. At least, that’s what people with babies named George, Louis, Charlotte or Elizabeth think.
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Shortened and sweet
These names are shortened versions of popular names. Ben, Katie, Charlie and Teddy all fall into this category.
Tried, trusted traditionalists
These people know their baby names will stand the test of time, because they’re the most popular names of the generation. Hello Oliver, Olivia, Sophia and Jack.
From Rory to Angus, Siobhan to Caoimhe, these names all come from Celtic origin.
What’s not to love about Disney? Nothing, according to the parents naming their children the likes of Elsa and Belle.
Gem stones have made great baby names for a long time. People named Jade and Ruby will certainly concur.
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Names that were popular in the baby boomer generation, including Keith, Sharon, Sarah and Paul all slot into this category.
Last names first
This list used to be dominated by boys, but that has slightly shifted in recent years. Names like Hunter, Tyler and Taylor are included here.
These names have only recently been invented and in some cases there’s only one or two people per year called this. Think Bear, Jax and Canary.
These names were probably picked from your favourite classical novel or philosopher. Children like Persephone and Aristotle have rather famous namesakes.