Come 2013, baby names will take a turn to blonder, Nordic climes. This year the hottest names will be Scandinavian inspired -- think Soren , Axel  and Magnus . (In fact, we're already starting to see the uptick: Country crooner Jennifer Nettles  and The Hunger Games star Elizabeth Banks  both recently chose Magnus for their newborns.) This comes on the heels of everything Scandinavian -- design , food -- being hot, plus the popularity of The Avengers' hunky superhero Thor . American parents are warming to the sound of these strong, unfussy names -- especially for boys, says Linda Rosenkrantz of Nameberry.com . So look for Scandinavian monikers  -- including the exotic-but-not-too-weird Axel, Viggo , Leif  and Lars  -- to hit as hard as Thor's mighty hammer.
What do you think of this up and coming baby name trend? Anyone planning to use a Scandinavian name for baby?