It Turns Out Saint Is Not That Unusual Of A Baby Name
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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West announced on Monday that they named their newborn son Saint West.
Predictably, the Internet is abuzz with Twitter reactions, personality quizzes and articles about the origin of the baby name choice.
As many have pointed out, Saint West is not the first celebrity baby with this "holy" name. In 2014, Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz and his girlfriend Meagan Camper named their son Saint Laszlo Wentz. Actress Selma Blair has a 4-year-old son named Arthur Saint Bleick, and rocker Dave Grohl's youngest daughter is Ophelia Saint Grohl.
But beyond the entertainment world, how widespread is the name Saint?
According to the Social Security Administration, 32 boys born in the U.S. in 2014 were named Saint, up from the 22 in 2013 but down from the 33 in 2012.
Between 2000 and 2014, at least 259 newborn boys were named Saint. The SSA's annual baby name list includes names that were given to at least five baby boys or girls in born a single calendar
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