Category: Pop Culture Baby Names

The Baby Name Rhiannon

How big did the name Rhiannon get in the 1970s, thanks to the Fleetwood Mac song? more

Cortana: Another Video Game Baby Name

Do you play Halo? Here’s a baby name inspired by the game, though not right away… more

The Baby Name Omoo

Inspired by a Herman Melville book. more

Wu-Tang Baby Name – Raekwon

How popular was the baby name Raekwon (inspired by the Wu-Tang Clan rapper) in the mid-1990s? more

The Baby Name Tsitsiki

The baby name Tsitsiki was a one-hit wonder on the national baby name list in 2004. Where did it come from, and what does it mean? more

Baby Name Predictions – Ellar, Iselle, Seanix

Will we see more babies named Ellar, Iselle and Seanix in 2014? more

The Baby Name Donivee

Where did this one-hit wonder baby name come from? (Hint: Think Hollywood!) more

Ebony Magazine’s Influence on Baby Names

Here are five names that have been given a boost on the baby name charts, thanks to Ebony magazine. more

Drene, The Shampoo-Inspired Baby Name

A one-hit wonder baby name that comes from a shampoo brand. It was popularized by an old-time radio show. more

Book-Inspired Baby Name – Dorcasina

An unusual baby name inspired by a long-forgotten American novel. more

Clovia – Comic Strip Baby Name

The baby name Clovia, which debuted on the national list in 1949, was inspired by a popular comic strip. more

Baby Name Prediction – Lammily

If the realistically-proportioned Lammily doll becomes a hit, do you think the word Lammily could turn into a baby name? more

Pop Culture Baby Name Game Results, 2013

Big winners this year include Jace, Lincoln, Ariana, Everly and Kendrick. Thanks to everyone who played! more

History of the Baby Name Maverick

A quick overview of the baby name Maverick — where it came from and how it became to trendy. more

The Baby Name Chaffee

Why did a handful of Vietnamese-American babies get the name Chaffee in 1975? more

Baby Name Prediction – Lacey

Will the sad news about Lacey Holsworth make the baby name Lacey more popular this year? more

The Baby Name Theonita

The one-hit wonder baby name Theonita was inspired by a Chicago debutante. more

Will New Disney Fairy Zarina Influence Baby Names?

Will the latest Disney “Tinker Bell” movie make the baby name Zarina popular in 2014? more

Soap Opera Baby Name – Lahoma

A baby name inspired by a 1960s soap opera character. more

Mystery Baby Name – Latrenda

Why were so many baby girls suddenly named Latrenda in 1965? more

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