It’s a joke for a reason: You have no idea how many people you don’t like until it’s time to pick a baby name.
How many expecting moms and dads have ruled out perfectly good names because they just so happened to be shared by a childhood bully, or an ex-boyfriend or girlfriend, or any random person that just happens to jog a bad memory? On the flip side, some parents pick names because they’re linked to someone they admire or discover a name they never would have heard of before when a celebrity makes it trendy.
The 10 baby names on this list have seen big swings upward or downward in popularity in recent years—and we have some guesses as to why.
It’s a simple fact that President Donald Trump is a hugely polarizing figure. There doesn’t seem to be a lot of middle ground between those who love him and those who disagree with him. Statistics from the Social Security Administration (SSA), which tracks the names of all babies born in the U.S. in any given year, show that you…