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10 Charming Baby Boy Names Inspired By Hollywood

1. Cary

(Grant) Cary Grant is one of the most recognised names from the Golden Era of Hollywood for his work in movies such as To Catch a Thief. His name is of Celtic origin and means “From the Fortress”.

2. Charlie

(Chaplin) This man obviously needs no introduction as he is basically the poster child for Silent Theatre. As a name Charlie means “Free Man”.

 

3. Clark

(Gable) The Gone with the Wind star is possibly known most for his trademark mustache and was often referred to during this time as “The King of Hollywood”. His name is Latin, meaning “Scribe”.

4. Frank

(Sinatra) Most recognised for his dazzling music career which spanned five decades, Sinatra also had a successful acting career appearing in over 50 movies including The Man with The Golden Arm for which he received a BAFTA and an Academy Award for Best Actor.

5. Fred

(Astaire) An actor, choreographer, musician and all round entertainer, Fred starred in a number of movies including Shall we Dance where he stars alongside his long-term dance partner and other half of the renowned dace duo Ginger Rogers.

6. John

(Wayne) Nicknamed “Duke”, John was the Academy Award Winning star of the screen when it came to Westerns. True Grit was by far his most renowned movie and it happens to be the one that won him the Academy Award. He was a favourite in cinemas everywhere for over three decades.

7. Laurence

(Olivier) Laurence Olivier was married to Vivien Leigh for over two decades but was most famed or his role in Rebecca. His name means “Man from Laurentum”.

8. Spencer

(Tracy) Tracy was one of the best loved actors of Hollywood’s Golden Age. He starred in many well-known movies such as Father of the Bride.

9. James

(Dean) The quintessential bad-boy of Hollywood, Dean’s trademark was his leather Jacket and shades. The star of Rebel without a Cause is still noted as one of the finest rebellious characters ever produced and there have been many unsuccessful attempts to replicate his style and attitude since.

10. Marlon

(Brando) The best known Mafia-man in film possibly of all time. Known best for The Godfather and A Streetcar Named Desire, he is regarded as one of the finest actors Hollywood has ever produced.


About the Author

Jenny Sherlock is a working mom of three children, aged 9, 5 and the youngest arrived in January this year. She is a civil servant and a freelance writer. She enjoys art, reading, music and good food. She gives an honest account of the rollercoaster that is parenting, warts and all!

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