Anakin a.k.a. Darth Vader, popular baby name

Hasbro’s showroom at the American International Toy Fair, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in New York. (Photo by Jason DeCrow/Invision for Hasbro/AP Images)
Hasbro’s showroom at the American International Toy Fair, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in New York. (Photo by Jason DeCrow/Invision for Hasbro/AP Images)

- Among the top 1,000 baby names in the United States is Anakin, as in 'Darth Vader' from the 'Star Wars' movies. According to the Social Security Administration,  parents are naming their sons after 'Luke Skywalker’s' Sith father.In 2014, Anakin was the 957th most popular name in the U.S. among boys.

In the 'Star Wars' films, a 'Sith' is a ruler of the dark side.  'Darth Vader' is a villain.

To see the full list from the SSA, click HERE.

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