- For boys Emmett from "Twilight" takes the cake, flanked by other boys' names ending in --ett
- The site lists Aria's appearance as a favorite among ambitious parents
- Cato of the "Hunger Games" has made its way up the ranks
The pop culture babies are coming!
Baby naming website Nameberry has made predictions of what the most popular baby names of 2012 will be based on an analysis of almost 3 million page views on their site.
The guesses are an eye-opening, pop culture revelation of what is hitting with soon-to-be parents. Highlights below:
Taking the top spot is a beloved "Hunger Games" female name, but it's not the obvious one. Rue, the doe-eyed heroine who stole our hearts (I throw berries at you, Marvel!) leads Nameberry's list, according to their statistics. If a "Hunger Games" character had to take the cake, I'm glad it's Rue. Can you imagine teaching a youngin' to say Katniss?
Heading over to the XY chromosome, Emmett takes the cake, flanked by other boys' names ending in --ett, like Everett and Beckett. As the the only reference the list makes to "Twilight," I can't help but wonder if the fifth ranked Jacobs of the world feel threatened...
Ivy and Adele
We head over to musical ground as the middle half of Blue Ivy Carter makes an appearance (somewhere Beyonce and Jay-Z are thinking: "Curses! Why didn't we trademark this name for everyone!"), along with current EW cover star Adele. If two musical nombres had to make the cut, I'm glad it's these two. I don't need to see any little Minaj's running around.
Though I wish that Declan had squ