Thats according to baby naming expert Laura Wattenberg, who has tracked the popularity of various monikers over the last 100 years to create the guide, The Baby Name Wizard (Broadway Books).
Wattenberg says, these days, everyone wants to find a unique name for their offspring which has lead to tots with names like Trinity, Xander and Gwyneth Paltrows infamous Apple.
Celebrities can both hurt and harm this pattern. For instance, Wattenberg says the name Neveah heaven spelled backwards soared in popularity after rocker Sonny Sandoval from P.O.D. revealed it as his daughters name on an episode of MTV Cribs.
On the flip side, Julia Roberts squashed the chances of Hazel or Phinnaeus making a comeback when she bestowed those names on her twins, because expectant hipsters who were already interested in those names figured theyd look like copycats.
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