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Comedian Russell Brand shares ‘old name’ for his daughter

Inspired from the past, Brand chooses old name for new baby

Russell Brand announces baby girl’s name

And it’s an ‘old lady’ inspired name

Russell Brand

Russell Brand has become a dad as fiancée Laura Gallacher has given birth to their daughter.

The 41-year-old comedian is said to have chosen his baby’s name and has gone with a very ‘old lady’ name for his little one. The couple have named their daughter, Mabel.

Recent years have seen ‘old lady’ and ‘old man‘ names such as Edith and Henry roaring back into fashion.

Could it be that popular period drama’s such as Downton Abbey are influencing our decision making? Or are we choosing to lovingly recycle the names of our grandparents and ancestors?

If you are inspired by names from the past, take a look at our top 10 ‘old lady’ and ‘old men’ names you may want to help make a comeback. 

‘Old lady’ names

1. Olive
2. Pearl
3. Ada
4. Connie
5. Evelyn
6. Nelly
7. Dotty
8. Agnes
9. Florence
10. Nancy

‘Old men’ names

1. Henry
2. Oscar
3. Vincent
4. James
5. Theo
6. Leon
7. Eric
8. Arthur
9. Albie
10. Frank

Get loads more baby name inspiration from our Baby Names section on Bounty.com

Comedian Russell Brand shares ‘old name’ for his daughter