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Baby names inspired by feminist icons

The Office for National Statistics recently revealed the most popular baby names of the year so far, with Oliver and Amelia sitting at the top of the list.

However, if you're hoping to find something a little less mainstream, and a lot more empowering, we recommend looking to these badass feminist icons for your baby name inspiration...

From Virginia Woolf to Benedict Cumberbatch, vintage nicknames to modern monikers, there is a vast plethora of intriguing names here which can be adapted to suit babies of any gender.

Come delve in...


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Game of Thrones' Carice van Houten reveals baby boy's unusual name

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Jools and Jamie Oliver reveal baby boy’s nature-inspired name

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Bar Rafaeli chooses Scandi-inspired name for baby daughter


Would you pay a “professional” £20,000 to name your baby?

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Liv Tyler reveals first photo and name of her “gorgeous baby girl”


Emily Blunt and John Krasinski name their “beautiful” daughter

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Eva Mendes reveals why her daughters have the same name

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Megan Fox chooses unusual name for newborn baby boy

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The most unusual celebrity baby names


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