60 babies in 2018 alone were named “Khaleesi” according to the Social Security Administration. That makes it the 549th most popular name in the US.
Since the HBO version of Game of Thrones first aired in 2011, at least 3,500 American girls have been named either Daenerys or Khaleesi. The oldest American Khaleesis are turning 8 in 2019.
Then S8E5 happened.
The most popular GoT-related name is Arya. The more traditional spelling of the name, Aria, is currently the 19th most popular name.