One 'Frozen' Baby Name Is Hot, Hot, Hot in 2015

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When it comes to hot new girls' names, there are three surefire recipes: romance, magic, and reality TV. All three are represented in this year's fastest-rising baby names.


1. Aranza: Romance reigns on telenovelas, the popular, sudsy Spanish-language TV dramas. Last year's hit "Por Siempre Mi Amor" featured a character named Aranza, a form of the Basque name Arantxa (from the Virgin of Arantzazu). Previously, Aranza was associated with a Mexican singer best known for the theme song from another telenovela.

2. Daleyza: Last year's fastest-rising name isn't done yet! Daleyza is the young daughter of singer Larry Hernández, whose life is chronicled on the reality TV series "Larrymania." Daleyza has a new little sister named Dalary, and that name just missed qualifying as this year's #1 riser because it ranked outside the top 1,000 names.

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3. Everly: No grand romance for Everly in 2014; it's just a name that hits a ton of fashion targets. Everly is a surname that contracts to a sweet nickname; a name of rock & roll legends; a Hollywood baby name via actor Channing Tatum; an "off with their heads" name that trims a consonant from a familiar name (Beverly-->Everly, like Madison-->Addison).

4. Montserrat: Telenovelas strike again! Montserrat is a traditional religious name; like Arantxa, it honors a famed image of the Virgin Mary. It has never been a common name in the U.S., but the romantic heroine of the telenovela "Lo Que La Vida Me Robó" is changing that. (Not to boast, but you'll find Montserrat and Everly on my Baby Name Pool ballot.)

5. Elsa: Ah, to be young, blond, and beautiful, and to shoot ice rays from your fingertips! Attractive women with magical powers have a special naming power. Frozen's Queen Elsa now joins the ranks of Samantha, Sabrina, Madison, and more as super-charged name hitmakers.

Did you consider any of these names?


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