OTHER than panic-buying babygrows and stressing about the crib, the other thing we were most worried about before our baby arrived was what we were actually going to call them.
Because every time we fell in love with a name, we'd suddenly start hearing it EVERYWHERE.
Feel our pain? Then you've come to the right place.
Last week, the Office of National Statistics revealed the most popular baby names of 2020 – and Oliver and Olivia took first place yet again.
However, online gaming experts CasinoScores.com cross-referenced this list with data from baby name websites The Bump and Nameberry to establish the UK's most fashionable monikers.
Bella – after supermodel and influencer Bella Hadid – ranks as the most popular girls name from the fashion industry – beating out Stella, Kendall, Gigi and Donatella.
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Meanwhile, Alexander came top among all the boys’ names – and is prominent in the fashion industry thanks to star designers Alexander McQueen and Alexander Wang.
Alexander ranked highest on both ONS data for the number of children in the UK with the name and on the number of searches it receives on Nameberry, establishing its spot as the most popular fashion-related boys’ name in the UK.
What's more, Anna – like US Vogue editor Anna Wintour – was the second most popular girls name while Michael – like Michael Kors – nabbed second place for in the boys ranking.
The third most popular boys’ name related to the fashion industry is John, shared by designers John Varvatos and John Galliano who was the head designer for Givenchy and Dior.
Kaia and Kendall also sneaked into the top 10 list of most fashionable girls names – inspired by two of the highest paid models in the world, Kaia Gerber and Kendall Jenner.
UK’s most fashionable baby names:
A spokesperson for CasinoScores commented: "Lockdown has led to a rise in fashion sales thanks to online buying so it is interesting to see how influential the fashion industry is on what people choose to name their children.
"With 767 articles written about the MET Gala in the last year alone, it is clear to see the influence of the fashion industry is not dwindling."
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