The 2016 Pop Culture Baby Name Game will run until mid-May, but it only covers last year — what about this year? Which baby names will see movement on the U.S. charts in 2017 thanks to popular culture?
Here are five possibilities:
- Halley, for the baby born on the TV show Big Bang Theory in mid-December, 2016.
- Eissa, for Janet Jackson’s baby boy (with Wissam Al Mana) born on January 3, 2017.
- Valerian & Laureline, for the lead characters in the upcoming sci-fi movie Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, set to be released in July of 2017.
- Sonequa, for actress Sonequa Martin-Green, who will play the lead character in the TV series Star Trek: Discovery, set to be released in the fall of 2017.
Which names are on your radar for 2017?