A Movie Star by Any Other Name: 8 Ways Pop Culture Has Influenced What We Call Our Kids
Pop culture has always influenced baby names. We get inspired by what we read or see and then the name of a favorite character ends up as the name of our bundle of joy. The trends of these names is sometimes instantly obvious. Such is the case with the name Arya. Other times it takes a year or so for the trend to take off. This collection of baby name trends focuses on spikes in name trends and then locates what the pop culture influence might have been.
-By Dresden Shumaker