07/17/2014 05:42 pm ET Updated Jul 17, 2014

Linda And Jason Are The Trendiest Baby Names, According To Science

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My name is Jenny because my parents didn’t believe in “trendy” names back when they selected it, more than a dozen years after its popularity peaked in the U.S. They must’ve thought they were doing a solid job of staying classic, instead of naming me after, say, a celebrity -- something like Sissy or Demi. But, according to some new statistics from scientist-blogger David Taylor, my parents, like most people, seem to have misunderstood what exactly makes for a trendy name.

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