What's in a name?

De populariteit van de Twilight boeken en films heeft een grappig neveneffect volgens een artikel op Yahoo News:

Name that baby: Mom & Dad choose Isabella, Jacob

[...] Many of the top names — and the fastest risers — match the popular "Twilight" series of books and movies about teen romance and vampires.

Edward Cullen is one of the lead characters. Edward moved up 11 spots, to No. 137 on the list, and Cullen was the biggest riser among boys' names, up 297 spots to No. 485.

Edward Cullen is, of course, a vampire. His girlfriend? Bella, a common nickname for Isabella.

Jacob is another character in the stories, but Jacob's rule at the top started well before the first "Twilight" book was published in 2005. Isabella has been in the top 10 since 2004. [...]

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