13 Celebrity-Inspired Baby Names That Are Becoming Popular

April 3, 2013  |  
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A baby’s name is the first gift a parent gives his or her child, and thanks to the popularity of the celebrities listed here, these names have quickly grown to become popular among parents. Initially reported in the Huffington Post, here are 13 increasingly popular baby names inspired by the rich and very famous.

Khloe

Secretly everyone’s favorite Kardashian, Khloe’s name has rose 620 places, into the top 50 among baby names.

Bentley

From “The Bacherette” contestant Bentley Williams, and Maci Bookout’s son from MTV’s “Teen Mom,” the name rose 915 places– the most of any other name.

Giuliana

Although something different, E! correspondant Giuliana Rancic has helped this Italian name move up 575 places among baby names.

Mila

Loveable actress Mila Kunis is to thank for this name moving up 589 places in the past five years.

Gemma

Literally meaning “gem” or “jewel,” this name has a Latin origin. Thank UK actress Gemma Arteton for it moving up 532 places among names for girls.

Kellan

Jumping 519 places, Twilight star Kellan Lutz has helped this name gain popularity.

Jax

Do you think this name replaces Max well? “Sons of Anarchy”  star Jackson “Jax” Teller is the man behind this growing trend.

Eloise

Considered a nice substitution to Ella or El, “Lost” actress Eloise Hawkings has helped this name reach popularity among parents.

Finley

After Jason Sehorn and Angie Harmon bestowed this moniker on one of their three daughters it’s moved up 452 spots.

Dexter

Saxophonist Dexter Gordon and TV character Dexter are a few of the faces commonly associated with this name which has jumped up 440 places.

Aria

Thank ABC’s “Pretty Little Liars” and “Game of Thrones,” where the name is spelled Arya, for the demand for this name.

Olive

This cute name has gained popularity thanks to celebrities such as Isla Fisher, Drew Barrymore and Sacha Baron Cohen using it for their daughters. It has moved up 583 places on the popularity list.

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