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American Idol alum Gina Glocksen and husband Joe Ruzicka welcomed their first child, daughter Daenerys Josephine on July 10th.

WHAT IT MEANS: It means they really love Game of Thrones!

WHERE IT ORIGINATED: It was created by George R. R. Martin for the protagonist of her “Song of Ice and Fire” books, Daenerys Targaryen.

POTENTIAL NICKNAMES: Glocksen’s confirmed she’ll call her baby Dany.

KNOW THIS: There were 21 babies born named Daenerys in 2012.

POP CULTURE CONNECTION: It’s gained traction among parents due to the popularity of HBO series Game of Thrones based on the novels.

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