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10 Charming Baby Girl Names Inspired By Hollywood

1. Audrey

(Hepburn) The iconic Breakfast at Tiffany’s star, best known for her beehive and pearls was a big name in Hollywood during the 1950’s and 60’s. Her name is Anglo-Norman and means “Noble”.

2. Ava

(Gardner) The Barefoot Contessa actress known for her sultry poses in the late 40’s and 50’s was married to Frank Sinatra for a brief time during the 1950’s.

3. Elizabeth

(Taylor) Elizabeth Taylor is probably most well known for her piercing eyes and her role in Cleopatra. Her name is Hebrew meaning “My God is Abundance”.

4. Grace

(Kelly) Best known for becoming Princess of Monaco when she married Prince Rainier III in 1956, Grace Kelly was also a renowned actress in her day with one of her most famous movies being Dial M for Murder. There are worse things than naming your daughter after a Princess aren’t there?

5. Judy

(Garland) My favourite actress of this era is by far Judy Garland. Her portrayal of Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz is one ingrained in the memories of many of our generation. Judy is a variation of Judith and is a Hebrew name meaning “Praised”.

6. Katharine

(Hepburn) Katharine Hepburn is well-known for her role in Bringing up Baby and for her long-term relationship with Spencer Tracy, somewhat of a scandal given that Tracy was still married to someone else. Her name means “Pure” and has Greek origins.

7. Marilyn

(Monroe) Possibly the most famous on the list, Marilyn is most well-known for her curves, blonde hair, white dress over the vent and of course her birthday serenade to President John F Kennedy. Marilyn was also known for her acting roles in movies such as Some like it Hot. Her name is an amalgamation of Mary & Lynn, an English name meaning “Star of the Sea”.

8. Vivien

(Leigh) The Gone with the Wind actress was married to Laurence Olivier for over two decades. Her name is Latin and means “Alive”.

9. Brigitte

(Bardot) Brigitte is a French name meaning “Exalted One”. Ms Bardot is best known for her role in La Parisienne and for later carrying out many Animal Rights Activist activities.

10. Sophia

(Loren) Sophia is best known for her role in The Pride and the Passion and for her marriage to Italian film producer Carlo Ponti. Her name is Greek and means “Wisdom”.


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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