Baby names get weird and wonderful during 2013

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge leaving the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in London, with their newborn son. Photo credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge leaving the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in London, with their newborn son. Photo credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
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Scarborough babies born in 2013 were given a mixture of both traditional and unusual names - but nothing like some of the names being given out by parents across the UK.

While Scarborough mums and dads were calling their new additions names such as Eva, Olivia, Cameron and Oliver, other parents across the country were naming their little ones Pepsi, Dior and Geordie.

Birth certificates even show newborns named Reem - the catchphrase of reality TV star Joey Essex.

Other unusual names recorded on the Bounty Parenting Club’s annual report of names given to 370,000 babies include Luck, Lohan, Dallas, Pinky and Tea.

The most popular boys names of 2013 were Jack, Oliver, Harry and the top girls’ names were Emily, Olivia and Amelia.

There were also plenty of Georges, following the most anticipated birth of 2013 - Prince George, the first child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Scarborough showed lots of variety, with some of the more unusual names including Ryeland, Scarlett, Carlsen, Lyla, Flynn, Grayson and Mylo.

Lisa Penney, of Bounty Parenting Club, said: “Celebrities are renowned for choosing unusual names for their offspring and our records show that some parents are following this trend in an effort to stand out from the crowd with a name no other child is likely to have in the playground.

“It’s great to see parents getting creative with their name choices.”