'Star Wars'-inspired baby names on rise

Posted at 3:43 PM, Mar 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-31 18:43:47-04

More new parents are getting inspiration from "a galaxy far, far away."

The success of the most recent "Star Wars" movie is influencing baby name trends, according to

Some of the names inspired by "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" include Han, Rogue, Rebel and Jedi.

Kylo has blasted up the boys' list by 67 percent since last year. For girls, Rey shot up 82 percent.

Names inspired by characters from the original films are still going strong, BabyCenter reported.

Leia is still more than 2,000 spots higher than Rey and is up 64 percent over the past decade.

Meanwhile, Lucas -- the last name of "Star Wars" creator George Lucas -- has seen a steady climb for over 20 years.