Barbie and Ken Baby Name Searches Skyrocket
Searches for Barbie blew up by 300% in July.
When a movie or TV show becomes a cultural phenomenon, there’s often a wave of baby names based on the characters..and that includes Barbie and Ken! BabyNames.com says that searches for Barbie blew up by 300% in July and Ken increased by 200%. To date, the name Ken peaked in popularity in 1963, and Barbie hit its high point in ’64.