Oh Baby! “Kobe” and “Gianna” Baby Names Skyrocket
The tributes for NBA legend Kobe Bryant continue to pour in — this time in the form of baby names.
According to BabyCenter, there’s been a spike in newborns with the names “Kobe” and “Gianna” since the father-daughter duo died in a helicopter crash along with several others in January.
More than 500,000 new babies were registered with the site this year.
“Kobe” vaulted from #595 on the list last year to #216 this year.
“Gianna” jumped from #76 last year to #24 right now.
Other top boy names for 2020: Liam, Noah, Jackson, and Aiden.
Other top girl names for 2020: Sophia, Olivia, Riley, and Emma.