ANAKIN’ IS ONE OF THE TOP 1,000 BABY NAMES IN AMERICA
Anakin, a.k.a. Darth Vader from Star Wars, is now within the top 1,000 baby names in America, according to the Social Security Administration. An official list from the SSA sees a wave of parents naming their sons after Luke Skywalker’s Sith father. In 2014, Anakin was the 957th most popular name in the U.S. among boys. The list states that 218 babes were born with that name, a number shared with Emmet, Baylor, Judson, and Truman.
… Luke is the 28th most popular name — that’s 10,431 newborns named Luke last year. Similarly, Leia is the 509th most popular name among girls, which had 605 newborns with that name.