Could ‘Stranger Things’ Have Influenced Baby Names in 2016?

Stranger Things Baby Names 2016

Goodhousekeeping recently published a list of the most popular baby names for 2016. The list from BabyCenter indicated that Stranger Things may have influenced parents when naming their children.

Though you might not see them in the top 100, pop culture made some unique names surge in popularity this year. Netflix’s Stranger Things gave Nancy a 46% increase, while other characters from the summer’s runaway hit like Dustin (up 32 %) and Lucas (up 25%) got a big boost too.

I think I’m going to name my goldfish Eleven.

HT: ‘Stranger Things’ May Have Influenced Baby Names in 2016

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