The strongest baby name influences right now: Hunger Games, Game of Thrones, and ancient Rome.Â Many of the hot names relate to nature and to worlds beyond our own.Â And most share a transcendence of traditional gender identity, containing elements of names for the opposite gender if not crossing over to unisex territory.
Nameberryâs hottest names of the year, which we predict youâll be hearing lots more of in the future, are:
The female Senna and its near-identical male twin Cinna dominate the top of Nameberryâs hot list, both up a mind-blowing 1500 percent over last year. But we predict Senna, name of a Twilight vampire and a tragic racecar driver, will be used more often in real life. Like Cinna, Senna carries a Hunger Games influence: Itâs an obscure botanical name meaning âbrightnessâ in Arabic, an ingredient in a dietersâ tea.