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Social media influencing baby names

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It looks like some of this year’s most trendy baby names are getting filtered through social media.

Kid names like Lux, Valencia, Willow and Ludwig are getting more popular. They’re also all names of filters used to tweak images on Instagram.

Another trend: Royal-sounding names like Prince, King, Princess and Reign.

Tradition isn’t totally gone, according to an annual list from, 2015’s most popular baby names are Sophia and Jackson.

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