“Barbie”s worldwide field workplace domination has anticipating mother and father thinkin’ plastic relating to child names … as a result of people are concerned about naming their children after the favored dolls.
BabyNames.com tells TMZ … their web site has seen a 300% uptick in searches for “Barbie” within the month of July. “Ken” has additionally blown up, with searches rising by 200% in the identical month.
Not as a lot as Barbie, however that holds up — he is simply Ken.
We’re advised a handful of customers are additionally including the titular names to their favorites listing. In keeping with the web site, Barbie means “stranger,” whereas Ken means “good-looking.” Barbie peaked in reputation in 1964, whereas Ken peaked in 1963.
As we reported, the Greta Gerwig flick has been crushing it in theaters — it pulled over $162 mil within the U.S. alone in weekend one … and it is already handed $1B worldwide.
The fan-favorite character, Allan — performed by Michael Cera — has had a optimistic consequence on the Mattel reseller sport … as a result of eBay listings for the uncommon doll have skyrocketed after the film’s launch.
Sadly, we’re advised there’s been no search enhance for the identify “Allan” relating to child names. Sorry, dude.