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Is Harper Seven really a unique name?


Published in Genes Reunited Blog on 12 Jul 2011 09:56 : names : 8 comments : 1106 views

At Genes Reunited we recently analysed our 750 million records and discovered that celebrities are not as original as they make think when it comes to naming their offspring! Our research showed that unusual baby names such as Suri, Cruz and Apple have been recorded for over 150 years.