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Date TimeAugust 30, 2019
VoiceIf imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, the current PM should be feeling pretty flattered right now – though he probably has other things to think about. 
Here Are How Many Babies Were Named Corbyn, Boris And Theresa Last Year
Nonetheless, recent figures released by the Office for National Statistics of the most popular baby names for 2018 have revealed the number of parents who decided to call their children Boris – a whole 47 of them. 
Following on with the political theme, 19 baby Theresas were born last year – but it’s bad news for the leader of the opposition. 
Just 12 Corbyns were named as such in 2018 – exactly the same as the popularity of politicians on the other side of the pond.
12 baby Donalds were born in the UK last year – unsurprising, perhaps, given that recent polls showed just 21% of British people had a favourable impression of the current US president. Related... It's Official: These Were The Most Popular Baby Names In 2018 50 Jeremys were named in 2018 – but it’s unknown whether this relates to Hunt or Corbyn... or neither. 
And there were 44 baby Nicolas, too, just like SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon. 
It’s bad news for Chuka Umunna – the former Labour MP-turned-Liberal Democrat spokesperson for International Development was not the inspiration for any babies at all. Last year, there were no little Chukas on the official list. 
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