Special Report

The Most Common TV-Inspired Baby Names in America

Source: Courtesy of The WB Television Network

5. Dawson
> Boys given this name in 2021: 1,815 (Rank: 207 out of 13,993)
> Boys given this name in 2011: 1,012 (Rank: 315 out of 14,346)
> Known from TV show: Dawson’s Creek (1998-2003)

Source: Courtesy of Home Box Office

4. Arya
> Girls given this name in 2021: 2,320 (Rank: 120 out of 17,544)
> Girls given this name in 2011: 387 (Rank: 714 out of 19,573)
> Known from TV show: Game of Thrones (2011-2019)

Source: Courtesy of Netflix

3. Piper
> Girls given this name in 2021: 2,727 (Rank: 96 out of 17,544)
> Girls given this name in 2011: 2,735 (Rank: 110 out of 19,573)
> Known from TV show: Orange is the New Black (2013-2019)

Source: Courtesy of American Broadcasting Company (ABC)

2. Sawyer
> Boys given this name in 2021: 3,229 (Rank: 114 out of 13,993)
> Boys given this name in 2011: 2,179 (Rank: 172 out of 14,346)
> Known from TV show: Lost (2004-2010)

Source: Courtesy of The CW Network (The CW)

1. Elena
> Girls given this name in 2021: 4,252 (Rank: 53 out of 17,544)
> Girls given this name in 2011: 1,938 (Rank: 160 out of 19,573)
> Known from TV show: The Vampire Diaries (2009-2017)

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