Top 20 celeb-inspired baby names in the US January 25 2018

According to the website, singers Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston and Aaliyah top the list of artists who have inspired baby names in the US.

Website has published its list of top 20 musicians whose fame inspired parents in the US when choosing names for their babies. The data is taken from births that occurred in the United States after 1879. However, it is 20th century musicians who lead the way.

The top spot goes to Mariah Carey, followed by the late Whitney Houston and Aaliyah, who died in 2001. In 20th place, former One Direction member Zayn Malik is the only male musician to feature in the list.

1. Mariah Carey

2. Whitney Houston

3. Aaliyah

4. Mya

5. Selena

6. Willow Smith

7. Sheena Easton

8. Lauryn Hill

9. Norah Jones

10. Shania Twain

11. Miley Cyrus

12. Ashanti

13. Céline Dion

14. Britney Spears

15. Rihanna

16. Ariana Grande

17. Jewel

18. Adele

19. Aretha Franklin

20. Zayn Malik