Star Wars has inspired geeks everywhere – including on how to name their children. Beyond the famous characters, Lucas (as in George Lucas) and Star (as in Star Wars) even had spikes around the release of the films. The name Star had a spike when Episode 1 started filming – two years before its actual release. We’ve highlighted each movie release in the charts to make it easier to spot the trends. The originals were released during the late 70s and early 80s, episodes 1-3 in the early 2000s, and the most recent films after 2015.
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And before you ask, yes, there are plenty of babies that have already been named Rey and Kylo Ren. But which Star Wars names are the most popular? This handy infographic courtesy of Names.org will offer insight into little Luke and Leia babies all over. Get more detailed information about Star Wars names on the Names site.