LONDON (AFP) – Britney, Tiger, Gandalf and Madonna will soon join the more usual Peters and Janes in Britain’s playgrounds, while Harry Potter may also drop in, according to a new survey of babies’ names.

Other newly-fashionable choices include Snoop, after the US rap star, who may end up hanging out with Reebok and Adidas, said the survey of what parents are choosing to call their offspring.

“It seems that many of us are happy to take hero worship to a whole new level, naming our children after the stars we admire,” said Sarah Malone of, the website which compiled the survey. [More]