Baby names: Top 100 list has Downton Abbey influence


While the trend for unusual celebrity baby names shows no sign of slowing down, the rest of the population appear to be getting more traditional.

Among the names to feature in 2012's most popular chart are: Harry, William, Violet and Isobel.

BBC Breakfast spoke to historian Kate Williams and Siobhan Thomas, author of Best Baby Names for 2013, about the trends.

List compiled by the parenting website

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