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Baby name trends: 13 things you may not know

Oliver and Amelia have topped the list of baby names in England and Wales in 2013. Credit: PA Wire,

As Oliver and Amelia top the list of most popular baby names in England and Wales, here are some facts about the trends from 1996 to 2013.

1. A baby girl born last year was more likely to have a unique name than a boy

The range of different girls’ names tends to be wider than the range of different names given to boys Credit: Office for National Statistics

2. Names fit for a prince - William, Harry and George all appear in the top 10 this year

3 .Some people's love of Harry Potter has led to some unusual appearances

Some people have used the Harry Potter-influenced names Draco, Sirius and Bellatrix. Credit: Office for National Statistics

4. Cristiano and Thierry peaked when footballers Ronaldo and Henry played for English clubs

Cristiano Ronaldo and Thierry Henry appear to have had a varying affect on the list. Credit: Office for National Statistics

5. Harper was the Beckham baby that had the biggest impact on names last year

Harper, Romeo, Brooklyn and Cruz have all appeared on the baby names list. Credit: Office for National Statistics

6. Britney, Shakira and Rihanna's appearances on the list peak at the same time their music does

Britney Spears, Shakira and Rihanna's biggest hits saw an increase in babies named after the pop princesses. Credit: Office for National Statistics

7. Character names from Game of Thrones are starting to make an appearance

8. Breaking Bad seems to have led to a rise in Walter and Skyler's popularity

Baby names Walter and Skyler have increased in popularity since Breaking Bad first aired. Credit: Office for National Statistics

9. Loki beats Thor ... in the baby name stakes at least

Was this due to a love of Norse mythology or Marvel comics and films? Credit: Office for National Statistics

10. Amelie has increase in popularity since the 2001 French film of the same name was released

Amelie has risen from fewer than three baby girls named in 1996 to 1,095 in 2013. Credit: Office for National Statistics

11. Renesmee's first appearance on the girls' names list was in 2010

Renesmee was created by Twilight author Stephanie Meyer and made it on the list of baby names given to more than three children. Credit: Office for National Statistics

12. Penny became more popular after The Big Bang Theory first aired

although Penny's popularity rose, Sheldon and Leonard have fallen down the ratings since 1996. Credit: Office for National Statistics

13. Were EastEnders' Alfie Moon and Lily Allen's Alfie responsible for the name's rise in popularity?

The name Alfie seems to had several pop culture influences since 1996. Credit: Office for National Statistics