We can always count on Hollywood for some yuks when it comes to naming children.
It's been said that one wag commented -- after Bruce Willis and Demi Moore named their first three daughters Rumer, Scout and Tallulah Belle -- "with the next one they should cut to the chase and go to 'Pretentious'."
Here we go
We could well see that in the year ahead. As parents strive for that distinctive name, social baby naming Website, Belly Ballot (seriously!!), is predicting some, shall we say, interesting New Year's trends. The site collects real-time data on what names parents are selecting from around the globe.
Based on naming data from over 1,000 parents on the site, along with 10,000 votes from their friends and family, the site has released the following predictions for the new year:
"We can't wait to see what happens for 2013," says Belly Ballot co-founder Lacey Moler. "No matter what though, it appears that it will be the most interesting and diverse year for naming trends ever."