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asked in category: General Last Updated: 29th May, 2020

How popular is the name Katniss?

That's right, 29 girls have been named Katniss since the release of the first Hunger Games in 2012, according to an analysis by research engine FindTheBest. That's up from a grand total of zero baby girls given the name Katniss every year prior. It's not only Katniss who's inspiring a baby name trend.

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Similarly, you may ask, is Katniss a real name?

The name Katniss is a girl's name . Katniss Everdeen is the heroine of the popular Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins, whose name comes from the (very real) edible aquatic plant of the genus Sagittaria. Several of the boys' names come from ancient Rome: Cato, Seneca, Flavius, Caesar.

Subsequently, question is, where does the name Katniss come from? Katniss Everdeen is a fictional character and the protagonist of The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. Her name comes from a plant with edible tubers called Sagittaria (katniss), from Sagittarius the Archer, whose name means He that throws arrows in Latin.

Accordingly, what kind of name is Katniss?

Katniss. The name Katniss means Plant Name, Sagittaria Genus and is of American origin. Katniss is a name that's been used by parents who are considering baby names for girls. Katniss Everdeen, main character in The Hunger Games trilogy of novels by Suzanne Collins.

What does Katniss name her daughter?

That said, Willow and Rye are pretty cute names for Katniss and Peeta's kids, but they don't seem particularly meaningful. A lot of fans prefer the idea of Katniss and Peeta giving their children names of the dead who sacrificed themselves — like Prim and Finnick.

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