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What’s in a Name?


1st May 2012

The celebrity baby boom may be rubbing off on the Irish nation as 11850; Ireland’s original independent directory enquiry service has recorded an increase in calls for maternity wear, nursery furniture, antenatal classes and baby clothes. With this trend, 11850 are predicting a baby boom in Ireland and conducted a poll to find out the strangest “celeb baby names!” If you are having trouble coming up with a name of your impending bundle of joy the survey results may be of interest to you.

Peaches Geldof recently gave birth to her new baby boy Astala, 40% of respondents voted Astala as the strangest “celeb baby name”. Interestingly Beyonce’s baby girl, Blue Ivy only received 10% of the votes.

The four strangest “celeb baby names” according to 11850 are:

1. Astala (40%)
2. Fifi Trixibelle (30%)
3. Harper Seven (20%)
4. Blue Ivy (10%)


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Editors Note:

11850 is Ireland’s original independent directory enquiry service. Celebrating its tenth anniversary of service, 11850 is committed to providing callers the highest levels of service, accuracy and courtesy. 11850 joined the kgb family of businesses in 2006. kgb is the world’s largest independent provider of directory assistance and enhanced information services.

11850 is market leader in text directory enquiries in Ireland and is the second largest voice directory assistance operator. Recognised as a leading innovator, 11850 was the first to introduce value added services such as free number textback, and remains the only DQ operator offering free search via the web.