Insta-Babies: People Naming Their Babies After Instagram Filters

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Parenting website Babycenter.com studied the hottest trends in baby names during the year 2015 and was amazed at the results.

The top names of the year for both genders were adapted from YouTube celebrities, video game heroines, photo-editing tools and most shockingly Instagram filters.

According to the website, Ludwig, Amaro, Reyes, Hudson and Kelvin were trending names for boys while Lux, a stunning Instagram feature, topped the list of baby boy names with 75 percent. Ludwig, a filter that offers the minimalist look, was the second most popular choice with 42 percent, followed by Amaro with 26 percent, Reyes with 10 percent, Hudson with 4 percent and Kelvin with 3 percent share.

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Instagram-inspired names dominated the list of baby girls as well with Juno at the top, reaping 30 percent popularity. Valencia grabbed the second spot with 26 percent and Willow sat on the third position with 13 percent share on girls’ name list.

Instagram filters such as Reyes and Juno have rose to fame in a very short time. They were added to the repository in April this year.

Parents are always on the lookout for new exciting names for their newborns, but mums and dads of the 21st century have broadened this horizon with their love for technology.