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    These Were The Most Popular Baby Names In 2020 Inspired By Celebs

    These baby names are getting pretty famous.

    Nameberry — the online resource with over 70,000 baby names — recently shared with us a fascinating list of the most popular baby names around the world.

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    For example, in China, Kailani is a top girls' name, and in Ireland they love the boys' name Tadhg! You can read the post here.

    Now Nameberry has analyzed their official list of the most popular baby names of 2020 to find the celebrity-inspired names their visitors were most interested in:

    The Gaelic name Saoirse — inspired by Lady Bird actor Saoirse Ronan — was more popular than ever in 2020.

    Saoirse Ronan
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    The name Saoirse first appeared among Nameberry's 1000 most popular girl names in 2016 (the year Ronan was nominated for Best Actress at the Academy Awards for Brooklyn). The name has risen on the charts every year since then and in 2020 reached it's highest ranking — 751.

    By the way, Ronan pronounces her name SIR-sha, but SEER-sha is also a legitimate pronunciation in Ireland, so...options!

    Rosalia was the fifth fastest-rising girl name of 2020, surely influenced by Spanish pop star Rosalía.

    Rosalia onstage
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    Rosalía appeared on a lot of people's radars after her standout performance at the 2020 Grammy Awards where she was also nominated for Best New Artist (and won in another category).

    Interestingly, any name with "Rose" in it saw an increase in popularity last year, including Rosalee, Rosalie, and Rosie.

    Archie has been an increasingly popular baby boy name ever since Meghan and Harry chose it for their son in 2019 — but it was even more popular in 2020.

    Meghan and Prince Harry introducing baby Archie to the world
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    In 2020, Archie entered the Top 500 boy names at No. 466. The name was most popular (unsurprisingly) in England, where it currently ranks at No. 19.

    Love 'em or hate 'em, the Kardashians still hold a major influence. Almost all of the names the sisters gave their babies have seen major increases in popularity — especially in 2020.

    Kylie Jenner with her baby
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    OK, so while even Kim couldn't make the names North and Chicago a thing, all of the other kids' names saw big increases in 2020:

    Dream +120

    Reign +33

    Saint +158

    Stormi +221

    Tru +115 (for boys, not girls)

    Psalm and True significantly rose in use throughout 2020 too, just not enough to crack the Top 1000.

    Denisse — yes, with two "s" — was the second fastest-rising girl name of 2020. It vaulted over 900 positions to No. 854 on the popularity charts likely in part thanks to reality star Denisse Novo who competed in Exatlón Estados Unidos.

    Kehlani shot all the way up to No. 168 on the girls' list, surely inspired by singer Kehlani.

    Kehlani performs onstage
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    Kehlani is a variation on the Hawaiian name Kailani, which means “heavenly ocean.” How pretty is that?

    The name Banks has been on the rise ever since Hilary Duff gave it to her baby daughter.

    The name Onyx — possibly influenced by rapper Iggy Azalea choosing it for her son — saw a big increase in 2020 and climbed to No. 269.

    Crew — the name Chip and Joanna Gaines gave to their fifth child — has been among the fastest-rising names ever since.

    Lastly, the death of basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna brought a lot of attention to the Bryant family and the beautiful names Kobe and his wife Vanessa gave their children.

    The Bryant family stands on a basketball court accepting a framed jersey of Bryant's
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    The names of all their children rose up the charts: Natalia (+19 spots), Gianna (+67), Bianka (doubled in popularity), and Capri (+608). A spelling variation for Gianna, Jianna, shot more than 800 spots up the list, too.

    And the name Bryant? It rose 174 spots as first name for boys.

    Visit Nameberry to find all things baby name-related.

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