Rise of Avatar babies

Parents in America rush to name newborns after movie characters

It’s been a worldwide smash in cinemas, but the Avatar brand has even reached maternity wards, with parents across the world starting to name their children after the famous blue characters.


Choices in America include Neytiri, after the films warrior princess, and the giant flying creature, Toruk. Another fave in America is Pandora, after the fictional planet the smash hit film is set on.

UK parents are set to follow those across the pond, with fans choosing the crazy, blue-character inspired names after seeing the film, which has so far grossed over £700m at the box office.


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