There are a lot of factors that go into choosing a baby name. My parents, for instance, did enjoy the work of Carly Simon before choosing mine, and I have a relatively normal name. It could be a fandom thing, such as with the babies named Anakin or the children named after Game of Thrones characters.
Last April, a linguistic study likened the spread of the sounds of language to the human gene pool, and used this information to suggest language arose once in Africa 10000 years ago. If only it were that simple.
The origins of language are shrouded in mystery, with linguists unable to probe beyond about 10,000 years ago. But a radical new study reveals language sounds spread just like human genes, suggesting Africa was the sole birthplace of language.