Hazel, Santos, Star rank as top coffee-inspired baby names

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According to research by BrewSmartly.com, Hazel, Santos and Star are the top female, male and gender-neutral coffee-inspired names, respectively.

Using baby name website Forebears.io, BrewSmartly.com found Hazel, derived from the coffee flavoring hazelnut, had a world popularity ranking of 2,993rd with approximately 348,105 with the name, beating out Cherry (5,596th most popular; 187,416 people with the name).

For males, Santos was the most popular male coffee-inspired name with a world popularity ranking of 437th and approximately 1,612,887 people with the name. Joe came in second (561st; 1,378,929). The name Santos, which means saint or holy, has Spanish origins, also is the name of an Arabica coffee bean.

The most popular gender-neutral name was Star with a world popularity ranking of 15,005th and approximately 64,061 people with the name. Costa came in second (17,384th; 53,780).

Some of the names — Arusha, Guillermo and Breve — also are considered cultural names, and while they might not have been chosen with coffee in mind, they still are connected to the beverage.

Top 10 female names

RankNameWorld popularity rankingApproximate No. of people with this name
1.HAZEL

2,993rd

348,105

2.CHERRY

5,596th

187,416

3.VALENCIA

29,181st

28,291

4.LOTTIE

31,628th

25,387

5.MELITTA

38,227th

19,709

6.ARISTA

76,780th

7,115

7.VIENNA

108,935th

4,084

8.CAPUCINE

145,583rd

2,560

9.ARUSHA

169,988th

1,981

10.DOLCE

233,435th

1,159

Top 10 male names

RankNameWorld popularity rankingApproximate No. of people with this name
1.SANTOS

437th

1,612,887

2.JOE

561st

1,378,929

3.GUILLERMO

597th

1,308,971

4.MAXWELL

3,832nd

274,178

5.DUNCAN

5,945th

176,765

6.CHAI

7,627th

136,836

7.BUCK

41,007th

17,890

8.NITRO

303,693rd

735

9.LAIT

347,331st

581

10.BREW

405,268th

447

Top 10 gender-neutral names

RankNameWorld popularity rankingApproximate No. of people with this name
1.STAR

15,005th

64,061

2.COSTA

17,384th

53,780

3.JAVA

25,491st

33,625

4.KONA

25,761st

33,199

5.BAILEY

45,723rd

15,319

6.BEAN

74,233rd

7,495

7.COFFEE

166,841st

2,044

8.KALDI

324,189th

656

9.BREVE

725,185th

160

10.ARABICA

1,308,971st

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