Whether you’re the type of mom who loves traditional baby names (cue: Mary and Michael) or are one of those hipsters who thinks random fruits and cities make for like, the coolest, baby names ever (cue: Apple and Brooklyn), one thing’s for sure: the last 100 years have seen their fair share of namesakes.
We scoured the top baby name charts of the 20th and 21st centuries and picked the 25 most popular baby names out there. Inspiration for these monikers came from all types of literature and historical events … from books of the Christian Bible to the tween-crazed Twilight series to Hollywood’s most popular celebrities. Check out our list after the jump, and see if you can figure out what inspired these names! — Jennifer Gimbel
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