While celebrities like Katie Price, who named her newborn daughter Bunny, might be setting new trends in terms of more unusual names, it seems the more classic name is starting to make a comeback.

 

If you are expecting a baby this year, why not take a leaf out of Emily Blunt or Katie Piper who went the more traditional route when naming their baby.

 

Girls

Florence: meaning to blossom/ flower

Alice: meaning noble.

Mary: meaning bitter

Helen: meaning bright, shining light

Jane: meaning God’s gracious gift

Beatrice: meaning she who brings happiness

Nora: meaning light

Matilda: meaning battle mighty

Mabel: meaning beautiful and loving

Cora: meaning maiden

Iris: meaning rainbow/ is also the name of a flower

Agnes: meaning pure virginal

Edith: meaning prosperous in war

Ivy: name of a plant

Daisy: meaning pearl

 

Boys

William: meaning strong willed warrior

Paul: meaning small or little

Raymond: meaning guards wisely

Arthur: meaning strong as a bear

George: meaning farmer or earth worker

Harry: meaning rules the home

Edward: meaning guardian

Charles: meaning strong

Jeffrey: meaning God’s peace  

Timothy: meaning God fearing or god’s honour

James: meaning he who supplants

David: meaning beloved

Daniel: meaning judgment of God

Oliver: meaning affectionate

Henry: meaning ruler of the household 

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