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Eleanor Nickerson, better known to Nameberry message board visitors as Elea, is a primary school teacher living in Coventry, England and author of the blog British Baby Names.
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What makes a British name British?..and other questions about Anglo names answered.

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What’s trendy in Britain? Why all the nickname names? And so many hyphenated ones? These and all the other questions you’ve ever had about British names are once and for all answered by expert Eleanor Nickerson.

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British Popularity List 2013: Oliver and Amelia on top

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Oliver and Amelia top the list of Most Popular Names in England and Wales. But is the Prince George Effect on baby names overrated?

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Welsh Nickname Names: Iolo, Betsan and Llio

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A whole new world of intriguing nickname names from Wales opens up to us here, thanks to Eleanor Nickerson. Gwenno, anyone?

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Ancient Place Names: Alalia, Salona and Thessaly

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There’s a certain romance to ancient place names…Alalia, Illyria, Thessaly…and Eleanor Nickerson has found some great ones.

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British Name Trends 2013:The Bees, the Evs and the Teds

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British Baby Name’s Eleanor Nickerson’s brilliant analysis of UK baby name trends over 2013–plus a dispelling of the George myths.

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