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Presidential Candidates’ Names Not Inspiring Baby Monikers

The tumultuous 2016 presidential campaign has not proven inspiring enough for parents to name their children after the top candidates. The New York Times reports that “fewer babies born in 2015 share a name with candidates than they have in previous decades.” That means relatively few infants named Bernie, Donald, or Hillary. Supporters of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders tend to be younger, and therefore more likely to have babies, but according to the paper, only 160 newborns were...

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