Look, I understand that Star Wars fandom goes a galaxy far, far, beyond normal enthusiasts, and I'm well aware that during his six-movie character arc, Anakin/Vader eventually finds redemption and returns to being the hero he was once destined to be, but naming your son (yea, hopefully all these kids are boys) after one of the most noted villains of all time cannot be good for self-esteem/career prospects.
If you truly love George Lucas' epic space opera, there are plenty of unique names that would be better options than the most evil dude in the Universe: Han, Luke, Lando, Boba Fett, Samuel L. Jackson, Chewbacca, etc.-- the list goes on.
For the sake of full transparency, I plan on naming my future daughter "Death Star." Which may be considered just as menacing as Anakin, but it's way more badass, so I think I can make an exception.
h/t Entertainment Weekly
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