Naming your kid after a character in ‘Game of Thrones’ is a thing

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NEW YORK, NY – Say bye-bye Blanche, Barbara and Billy, and hello Bella, Arwen and Draco.

Apparently parents are so absorbed with fantasy fiction they don’t want it to end. They even go so far as to name their babies after beloved characters.

Katniss, our favorite ‘Hunger Games’ heroine, made the latest list. For boys, Django is skyrocketing. Their names are almost as popular as the films they star in.

Movies like ‘Harry Potter’, ‘Hunger Games’ and ‘Twilight’ have been mystifying the masses and populating the world with more Hermione’s, Aieden’s and Finnick’s.

Now, “Winter is coming.” No wait; ‘Game of Thrones’ is going to take over the name game in years to come.

“Do you have any idea how hard it is to name 1,000 characters?”

Apparently it’s paying off. Arya is kicking butt and taking names, almost 800 baby girls were named after this female fighter over the last two years.

And Khaleesi is gaining momentum. Hundreds of Khaleesi’s are popping up; more babies got that name than “Betsy” and this trend just keeps growing.

What’s next, kiddos named Robocop?!

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