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BabyCenter's top baby names of 2014

BabyCenter reveals the top baby names of 2014.

BabyCenter reveals the top baby names of 2014. Credit: iStock

Binge-watching, "Frozen" and Derek Jeter are some of the pop culture influences for this year's top baby name trends.

According to BabyCenter, a pregnancy and parenting digital resource, the name Jackson holds tight for top spot for boys, while Sophia continues to reign for the fifth year in a row on the site's Top 100 Baby Names of 2014 list. Three new names made it into the top 10 lists, including Caden and Logan for boys and Madelyn for girls.

TV has become a dominating factor with nearly 20 percent of moms saying they found inspiration from TV-show characters and 16 percent looking to actors and actresses for great baby names.

“This is the year of the binge-watching baby name,” said Linda Murray, BabyCenter's global editor-in-chief. “When you spend 16 hours in one weekend binge-watching your favorite series, you can’t help but fall in love with the characters’ names. The correlation between trending baby names and trending binge-watch shows is undeniable.”

Here are the top 10 baby names of 2014:

    Girls                                                  Boys
    Sophia                                               Jackson
    Emma                                                 Aiden
    Olivia                                                  Liam
    Ava                                                     Lucas
    Isabella                                               Noah
    Mia                                                     Mason
    Zoe                                                    Ethan
    Lily                                                     Caden
    Emily                                                  Jacob
    Madelyn                                              Logan

The BabyCenter survey also found pop culture influenced other baby name trends for 2014. Take a look:

-- Several "House of Cards" character names showed an increase since 2013, including Garrett (up 16 percent), Claire (up 14 percent), Zoe (up 13 percent) and Remy (up 11 percent).

-- "Orange Is the New Black" character names skyrocketed in popularity, including Galina (up 67 percent), Nicky (up 35 percent), Piper (up 28 percent), Larry (up 28 percent) and Dayanara (up 19 percent).

-- "Grey’s Anatomy" names include Arizona (up 35 percent), Callie (up 30 percent), Miranda (up 15 percent) and Owen (up 14 percent). And of course, Jackson is this year’s number one boys' name.

-- "Scandal" names include Fitzgerald (up 56 percent), Huck (up 44 percent) and Cyrus (up 13 percent). Not to mention, Olivia is the third-most-popular girls’ name.

-- The biggest influences from "Frozen" are Elsa (up 29 percent), Duke (up 29 percent) and Hans (up 19 percent). Anna, already a popular name, is holding steady. Although there were no baby girls named Idina in BabyCenter’s 2013 database, this year, there’s one little Idina.

-- Are moms hoping for a future Hall of Famer? The Captain’s goodbye tour clearly had an effect on moms’ naming choices this year. Jeter increased 82 percent while Derek jumped 10 spots (up 4 percent).

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