Naming your kid after a favorite pop culture icon may be the quickest way of losing any hopes of receiving any inheritance money, but its also increasingly popular. The YA market in particular seems to be a source of inspiration for parents-to-be with books, movies, and television regularly changing the baby name landscape. Here are the newly popular names bound to be popping up at baby showers in 2015, assuming your friends love pop culture as much as we do!

Elsa
Elsa
What a difference a Disney movie can make. A scant year ago, Elsa was a relatively unheard of name, but now it is being scrawled on sonograms across the country. Expect a lot of baby girls to be named after the "Frozen" queen next year.
Khaleesi
Khaleesi
More accurately a title rather than a given name, but a strong choice for sure. In 2012, almost 150 babies were born with this "Game of Thrones" inspired name, and the number as risen along with the popularity of the show, and the character.
Archer
Archer
It's unclear why any mother would choose this name for her son given the cartoon spy's rather fraught relationship with his mother, but it's still unquestionably the coolest choice a parent could make. The name, inspired by the popular adult cartoon series "Archer," has also seen a recent rise in the baby name ranks.
Katniss
Katniss
Another strong heroine, with the added advantage of being portrayed in the "Hunger Games" films by the much beloved Jennifer Lawrence. Plus it abbreviates to Kat, allowing future embarrassed teens to pretend it was normal all along. The unusual name was one of the fastest growing choices in 2014, and the trend will probably only continue next year.
Hazel
Hazel
Inspired by the protagonist of the hit YA book and then movie "The Fault in Our Stars," this one is a nice name making a much overdue comeback, but a surprising downer of an inspiration when you stop to think about it. Both the book and movie were extremely popular in 2014, so it seems to make sense that many of the mothers of 2015 would be fans.
Gus
Gus
The male name selection for "The Fault in Our Stars" fans. Again, it's a nice enough name but still a serious bummer choice there guys.
Tyrion
Tyrion
The boys are not immune from the effects of "Game of Thrones," and it makes sense that the most beloved and charismatic of the characters would lead the pack here. The most likeable Lannister's name may seem out of place today, but that's not stopping a good number of parents from naming their baby boys Tyrion.
Olaf
Olaf
"Frozen" isn't just for the girls. It's also for the musically inclined, anthropomorphic, comic relief snowmen. And the folks who want their sons to take after them, presumably.
Kristoff
Kristoff
This one is a bit more obvious than Olaf. Named after the good natured and heroic love interest in "Frozen." A suitably heroic and masculine name, and slightly less prone to bursting into song.
Emmet
Emmet
This one was already on the rise and is bound to be given a big boost by the resounding success of the "Lego Movie." Unusual but earthy and likely to maintain popularity if the sequel is another hit.
Piper
Piper
A woman in a prison show isn't the first place most of us look for inspiration, but "Orange is the New Black" appears to have put this one firmly on the map. It doesn't hurt that most of the other names would be hard to explain to the godparents. Definitely a better choice than Crazy Eyes!
Natasha
Natasha
Marvel nerds can't get enough of Black Widow, even if Marvel won't give her a solo movie. A solid name with just a hint of the exotic, plus it's the full name of Sasha Obama. With the new "Avengers" film hitting theaters in 2015, expect the Natasha love to only grow.
Jesse
Jesse
Jesse was already a popular boys' name, but now when people hear it they'll think of Aaron Paul's stellar performance as Jesse Pinkman. The "Breaking Bad" character is credited for pushing the popularity of this good old American name up the list.
Arya
Arya
In 2012, the youngest Stark was even more popular than the Queen of Dragons, at least in the baby name department. Around 800 babies were named Arya that year, and like Khaleesi, the numbers keep rising.
Maisie
Maisie
Following the rise of Arya as a baby name is the name of the actress who portrays the plucky young "Game of Thrones" runaway, Maisie Williams. The UK actress's unique name has caught the attention of many, and more baby Maisie's are definitely expected in 2015.
Loki
Loki
Definitely a bizarre name, and one not necessarily associated with goodness, the rise of this Nordic name is all thanks to Tom Hiddleston's portrayal of the villainous trickery god in the popular "Avengers" and "Thor" movies. 86 babies were named Loki in 2013, and with "Avengers: Age of Ultron" coming out next year, that number will surely increase in 2015.

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