Popular Baby Names for Boys and Girls 2013
The list of most popular baby names for 2013 is heavily influenced by Hollywood movies, favorite TV series and celebrity baby names. From Hunger Games to Glee and from Kim Kardashian / Kanye West baby to the 2-year-old Victoria and David Beckham’s baby, parents get inspiration from everything that is popular around us. What motivates them is that part of the popularity can be passed on to their babies in a magical way!
Popular baby names of 2013 are not hard to spot. They can be found in any aspect of our pop culture. Apart from the stardom of big and small screen, inspiration can be found on the track (baby names inspired by athletes) or certain days (4th of July baby names).
Popular baby names for girls in 2013
Katniss: the hearty and aggressive star of Hunger Games makes it a really popular baby name in 2013 as we are preparing for the second installmenet of the Hunger Games trilogy. The movie, which will come with the subtitle “Catching Fire“, is coming out in November 2013 and is already creating a LOT of buzz. The sci-fi adventure film is based on a novel written by Suzanne Collins and Jennifer Lawrence will star as the revolutionary heroine Katniss Everdeen.
Seraphina and Violet: Ben Affleck‘s girls help to make these two unique baby names as popular as ever! When Jennifer Garner gave birth everyone knew that whatever the famous parents whould choose a baby names, they would be instantly transform them to trending names for this year. Seraphina means passionate and enthusiastic, coming from the Hebrew tradition and heritage. Violet comes from the flower.
Harper: speaking of celebrities babies, Harper is still on the list of most popular baby names in 2013 even though it’s not a new entry. Due to the immense popularity of her parents, David and Victoria Beckham, Harper is trending once again and even rising the charts!
Isla: a Spanish baby name that refers to a Scottish river. Isla is ne of the fastest rising baby names around mainly because of and the Sacha Baron Cohen’sred-haired wife, Isla Fisher. It can also be found on the Harry Potter universe, as the pure-blood witch Isla Black Hitchens. The actual meaning of Isla is island.
Popular baby names for boys 2013
Declan: a baby name of Irish origin which means full of goodness. Declan is inspired by TV series Revenge where Declan Porter was lethaly hurt during the Grayson Global’s bombing and finally died in the season finale.
Ace: Jesicca’s Simpson, The Fashion Star mentor aged 32, and Eric Johnson, her fiancé, welcomed a beautiful baby boy named Ace Knute in June 2013. Ace is a totally strong and confident baby name that shows that Jesicca has high hopes for this tiny fashion star! The middle name Knut, which is a variant of Canute, was chosen as part of Jesicca’s Swedish heritage. So, Knut means knot and is a name that honors Jesicca’s Simpson grandfather.
Quinn: this year’s most popular unisex baby name! An Irish baby name that means descendent of Conn, Quinn became very popular due to the successful TV series Glee. The caracther is based on a former captain of a team called Cheerios and dated…
Finn: another hot baby name, based on the Glee character Finn Hudson. An Irish name which means fair, Finn was chosen by trendy couple Ed Burns and Christy Turlington for their son. Autumn Reeser and Jane Leeves also named their son Finn, giving it an extra popularity boost!
Have these popular baby names inspired you? Would you consider giving one of them to your baby bor or baby girl?
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