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