More than half of parents would consider calling their baby Corbyn, according to a new survey on baby name trends.

The small-scale survey of 1,305 parents revealed that the popularity of the Labour leader following the General Election has sparked an unusual trend.

Nearly a quarter (23%) of the mums and dads surveyed by Channel Mum revealed they were seeing more parents choosing politically-inspired names.

While more than a third of parents (38%) said they would consider the name May, just 4% would choose the name Theresa for a newborn.

A third of parents liked the name Cameron, followed by 15% of parents who would choose the name Jeremy.

“Corbyn is the stand-out naming trend this year, and we expect to see lots of babies over the election period named after the Labour leader,” said Siobhan Freegard, founder of ChannelMum.com.

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Freegard added: “What’s in a name? Well rather a lot. Names reflect both changing fashions and our changing society.

“With 70% of families believing their child is judged on their name, a vast amount of love, care and attention is poured into picking the right moniker.

“But remember a week…

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