Starbucks Baby Name: Couple Gets Coffee Drinkers to Name Their Child

June 28, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

Starbucks patrons helped give the baby name to an expecting Connecticut couple, it was reported.

Customers at a location in New Haven were asked by Jennifer James, 25, and Mark Dixon, 24, to name their boy Jackson or Logan, according to the New Haven Register. They asked Starbucks customers the question after they couldn’t decide.

“We saw that and thought we might as well see how it works,” Dixon told the Register. They asked patrons at the Starbucks to write their choice down on a slip of paper to place into a cup.

Since earlier this year, the two have tallied more than 1,800 votes, which a number of people suggesting names other than Jackson or Logan

“We’ve gotten Obama, Jebediah, Lincoln,” James said. “Chaz—definitely not Chaz, sounds like a bully,” he read out loud.

But ultimately, most people chose Logan and the contest ended this week.

“Logan—by far. At least by 400 or 500,” Dixon said.

Dixon is slated to give birth in September.

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