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'Twilight' Influences Baby Names: 'Cullen' Leaps Up List Of Most Popular Names

07/10/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The Social Security Administration released its annual rundown of the most popular names for newborns on Friday, and flying up the list was an ancient name with modern fame: Cullen, the surname of one handsome bloodsucker, Edward, in the frighteningly popular vampire films "Twilight," based on the best-selling novels by Stephenie Meyer.

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