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The Trendiest Baby Name In The History Of The US Is — Believe It Or Not — Linda

Linda? Really?

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The name was made popular by musician Jack Lawrence, whose song "Linda" was at the top of the Billboard charts.

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Lawrence wrote the song for Linda Eastman, who was the 5-year-old daughter of his attorney, Lee Eastman. Linda would later become the first wife of Beatle's singer Paul McCartney.

And if you're wondering what the difference is between "popular" and "trendy," well, popular names are favored all the time while trendy names (like Linda) are wildly favored for a relatively short period of time.