Do you know a baby called Lando?

Lando Norris made his Formula 1 debut in 2019 with McLaren, where he's remained ever since.

Lando Norris, it seems, is having a rather interesting effect on the United Kingdom since making his Formula 1 debut in 2019, with a staggering statistic having been discovered.

The Quadrant founder joined the pinnacle of motorsport in 2019 after finishing second in the 2018 Formula 2 World Championship, with the Brit having already gone on to achieve great things at just 22 years old.

In his four-year spell so far at McLaren, Norris has already claimed one pole position and six podiums; however, a first F1 victory continues to elude him.

His best chance of victory so far in his F1 career came at the 2021 Russian Grand Prix, where he led a large portion of the race before making a crucial error in the closing laps, after a sudden downpour resulted in the drivers crawling round to the pits for Intermediate tyres.

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Norris also came close to victory at the Italian Grand Prix last season, but followed team orders to come second at Monza, behind team-mate Daniel Ricciardo, who claimed the Woking-based team’s first win since 2012.

The British driver is certainly going to be in the paddock for the foreseeable future, after cementing his place as McLaren’s number one, especially after signing a long-term lucrative contract with the British side.

It turns out that it’s not only McLaren who have taken a liking to him, with recent research carried out by ONS data producing an incredible statistic.

Betting network, Betsperts, analysed ONS data’s research into athletes whose careers have inspired the most UK baby names, with Norris staggeringly coming out on top.

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Since making his F1 debut, there has been a 4,861-percent increase in babies named Lando, a figure which is only set to further increase the longer he remains in the sport.

Prior to his debut, the name Lando was incredibly rare, with only one baby being named Lando every two years.

Since 2019, though, 24 babies a year are named Lando in the UK, putting him top of the list for the fastest growing baby name, which just so happens to be the name of an athlete.

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Lewis Hamilton made it two F1 drivers in the top five, with the seven-time World Champion rounding off the top three.

Before making his debut, two babies a year were named Hamilton; however, since 2007, there have been six a year.

This represents an increase of 217.86-percent, a considerable way behind the current McLaren driver.