'Doctor Who' baby names prove popular in Wales - WalesOnline

Names associated with the hit BBC Wales production, Doctor Who, have seen a rise since 2011.

Amelia jumped from number five to the number one spot in the popularity tables between 2010 and 2011, Rory went from 132 to and 110, and River went from 1792 to 1239.

Characters in Steven Moffat’s hit show include Amelia Pond, Rory Williams and River Song. Rather unsurprisingly, there were no babies born in 2010 or 2011 with the names Doctor, Who, or Doctor Who. Time Lord and TARDIS are also yet to make an appearance.

However, there was a rise in the number of babies called Matt, the name was ranked at number 1425 in 2009, but rose to 1124 in 2011.




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