‘Hunger Games’ Name Among Most Popular Of 2014

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•28 Jul 14, 2014

According to the baby names site Nameberry, “Katniss,” a name created for the sci-fi Hunger Games trilogy and the films based on those works, is one of the most frequently searched-for names on the site’s database. What do you think?

  • “I don’t want my child growing up in a world where they have to distinguish between Katniss L. and Katniss S. in her class.”

    Marnie Shrump –
    Vandal, Midwest Region

  • “At least with a name like Katniss, you know that two social outcasts managed to find love.”

    Byron Whitfield –
    Social Smoker

  • “Those kids are so lucky. I had to be named after my stupid fucking grandmother.”

    Karen Mobley –
    Plant Critic