But now there’s a brand new generation of stars whose names are proving inspirational to parents in search of cool baby names. From the worlds of music, sports, and reality TV along with films, these celebrity names are showing major gains on the new popularity lists in both the U.S. and the U.K.
Nameberry combed the official baby name statistics to identify which names moving quickly up the lists were tied to hot young celebrities. Many of these new celebrity names are unusual, exotic, rarely heard before their famous bearers brought them to our attention. And their current popularity can be attributed directly to the stars who made them shine.
The newest, hottest celebrity names today are:
You might be forgiven for guessing that the ginger-haired Prince propelled the name Harry to the new Number 1 spot in Britain, but the real inspiration is Harry Styles, Britain’s answer to Justin Bieber. The X Factor contestant is a member of the boy band One Direction.