'Star Wars' influences top baby names; Caitlyn plunges in popularity

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The third - and fourth - time's the charm for Emma and Noah.

Emma and Noah are America's most popular baby names for the third year in a row, according to Social Security. Donald was the 13th-most popular boys name in the country that year.

In 1950, only five percent of US parents chose a name for their baby that wasn't in the top 1,000 names By 2012 it was up to 27 percent.

The force was strong for Kylo in 2016 as he soared 2,368 spots for the boys, from number 3,269 in 2015 to number 901.

For girls, the name Kehlani jumped from 3,359 in 2015 to 872 in 2016. Since the now commander-in-chief started his campaign trail, the name Donald has decreased in popularity among new parents. Donald dropped out of the top 100 for the first time in 1991 and fell out of the top 200 in 2000.

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The name Kylo could be inspired by Kylo Ren, a character from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens". Names after political figures overall didn't seem to be big hits with parents.

Olympic Gold medalist Bruce Jenner announced in 2015 that she was a transgender woman and appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine donning her new name, Caitlyn Jenner.

"Even parents who are huge Donald Trump supporters are unlikely to name their child Donald", Wattenberg said. The name Adonis just happens to be the number four fastest riser on the list for boys.

Here is a closer look at the rest of the Top 10. As a result, today's top names aren't almost as popular as the top names from 50 years ago. In 1966, about 80,000 babies were named Michael, the top name for baby boys that year.

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