Name Spot of the Week

I love my of the Week posts, but my current ones don’t give me breadth to talk about the names I stumble across on real people during the week. Will this become a regular feature? Goodness knows, but right now, I want to share with you a recent name spot, fraternal female triplets:

Mabel

Alice

Phoebe

They feature in the BBC’s Child of our Time series, where children born in 2000 are followed until they’re 20 (?) to answer the big question: Nature or Nurture? As such, four sets of multiples are involved. The one above, identical scottish lad twins: Ivo and Alex, boy-girl twins Alexander and Charlotte (Alexander was stillborn), and another set of triplets: Helena, Barry and Mollie, of the latter, only Helena survived birth.

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7 thoughts on “Name Spot of the Week

  1. Sassika

    Wow.

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  2. Betsy

    I can’t stop thinking about Mabel at the moment, she so out she’s in, well, in my top girls list anyway.

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  3. HelterSkelter

    Ivo and Alex is an inspired sibset. Mabel and co. have three older siblings, I pity the parents!

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  4. HelterSkelter

    This show is worth watching for the names. Isn’t there a Rhodri in the mix somewhere?

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    • Horacia

      Yes! He’s Megan’s dad! They’re welsh, I believe, the ones who live on the farm.

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