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A lot of Star Wars fanatics had babies recently, according to BabyCenter's research on 2016's rising trends in baby names. Since 2015, several names associated with the galactic series have climbed their way up the rankings, ensuring that thousands and thousands of kids will never be able to live down the references as they grow up.

Rey, the name of Daisy Ridley's character in The Force Awakens, skyrocketed up the list, surpassing over 11,000 spots more than it had been ranked in 2015, pocketing an increase of 82%. Linda Murray, BabyCenter's Editor-in-Chief, attributes the name's favorability to the character's strength.

Sources: Today | BabyCenter