A new website is being launched to help parents generate babies' names.

Researchers behind the C&G Babyclub Baby Name Generator claim that the tool has revealed what Irish parents think about baby names and naming trends.

They say that their research shows that eight in 10 parents believe that naming their baby is one of the most important decisions they make in the first few months of pregnancy and parenthood.

A spokesman said: "The C&G Babyclub Baby Name Generator is an extensive list of over 50,000 baby names.

"It allows you to filter your search by boys' names, girls' names, unisex names, origins, seasons, style or by the letter you want the name to begin with. There is also an option to generate a surprise name to really get inspired.

"The research from C&G Babyclub shows that you won’t be bumping into too many Elsa O’Reillys in your lifetime.

"Disney names came out at the bottom of the poll when parents were asked what genres they were most likely to draw inspiration from when choosing baby names.

"The top two sources of baby name inspiration for Irish parents comes from Irish and Celtic names (45 per cent) and inspirational names (43 per cent).

"Celebrity baby names do not have as big an influence on naming trends and preferences. Parents ranked celebrity baby names extremely low, generating positive preference with just seven per cent of respondents.

"The Baby Name Generator was compiled from a wide range of naming sources, such as the Central Statistics Office's Yearly Baby Name Report and similar databases from other countries around the world, as well as monitoring Irish and worldwide baby name trends.2

Find your name inspiration, visit the C&G Babyclub Baby Name Generator at https://www.candgbabyclub.ie/babynamegenerator/

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