Proving that UK parents have not been put off their quest for unusual baby names despite the fact a fifth of grandparents dislike their grandchild’s name because it is too “odd”.
The mum-to-be admitted she had been pondering some 19th-century inspiration for her baby.
She was thinking about Victorian-sounding names, with the only criteria being that they had to be “fabulously OTT” and male.
Her first suggestions were Isambard, Algernon and Melville.
However, the mum did caveat her suggestions by saying: “I probably, almost certainly, maybe…