It was bound to happen. With so many fans of The Hunger Games, it was likely to inspire a few out there to name their children after their favorite character. According to Hollywood Life the hottest baby names for the first half of this year – at least in terms of the ones that got the most views in the baby name guide “nameberry” come from The Hunger games and Game of Thrones.
Hunger Games and Game of Thrones are a common theme, with Senna (and the male form Cinna) coming in at the top of the list. The name saw a 1500 percent increase from 2011! Lenny Kravitz portrayed the likeable character of Cinna in the Hunger Games movie — do you think he had an influence?
Ayra, another popular search, is based on the fiery young heroine from Game of Thrones. Although Aria had been a popular search on nameberry before, the popular TV character spelling with a “y” saw an 800 percent increase in searches.
So, what do you think? Would you name your child Katniss, Gale, Peeta or Prim, or even Cinna or what about Effie or Rue? Let us know in the comments below.