“Liam” and “Olivia” were the most popular baby names in Hawaii last year, and a “Game of Thrones” character’s name even made the girls’ top 10 list, according to the recently released Hawaii Data Book.
“Aria” tied with “Isabella” for No. 7 on the girls’ list.
Maisie Williams plays “Arya Stark” on “Game of Thrones.”
“Arya Stark” is the name of the headstrong, pre-teen daughter of a lord in HBO‘s hit show, based on the George R. R. Martin novels. The name started to grow in popularity following the success of “Game of Thrones,” and eventually became the fastest-growing name for a baby girl in the country.
This is the second time “Aria,” which includes other spellings of the name, has made it onto Hawaii’s top 10 list. Last year’s Data Book had the name ranked 10th most popular baby.
Source: Hawaii Data Book, 2014
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