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A lot of parents are naming their babies Kylo after the new bad guy in 'Star Wars'

A lot of parents are naming their babies Kylo after the new bad guy in 'Star Wars'

Apparently parents think the Dark Side looks super fun.

The name Kylo — as in the “Star Wars” villain Kylo Ren — is now one of the top 1,000 most popular names for boys in the United States, according to new data on baby names released Friday by the federal Social Security Administration.

There were a total of 238 Social Security card applicants named Kylo born in 2016, making it the 901st most popular boy’s name for the year. It’s by far the boy’s name that has grown the fastest in popularity since 2015, when the year’s highest-grossing movie, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” introduced movie fans to Kylo Ren, who — spoiler alert — kills his dad with a lightsaber. Insert Freud...

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