REVEALED..The Hollywood names that are making a comeback

Monday, 13 June 2016  |  Admin

 

In the world of babies, Hollywood's Golden Age names are making a comeback in a big way!

Anything to do with baby names always intrigues us, so when we heard about this latest trend, we were keen to find out just what all the fuss was about.

According to recent popular name polls, we should no longer be looking in our baby books for name inspiration, but swatting up on actors and actresses from the Golden age of the silver screen.

Audrey Hepburn Vintage Baby Names 2016

 

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Choosing a baby name is often one of the most difficult things to decide, and most have a short list before deciding finally when they meet their newborn. You often want a name that is just a little bit different and unique, but not so much so they spend their whole lives resenting it. So just how do you find a solution to this increasingly popular quandary?

……look to Hollywood names from the 1940’s and 50’s

Fred and Ginger Old Fashioned Baby Names 2016

According to the website babycentre.au, here are the up and coming name’s, inspired by this era, which are the latest trend in baby naming -

Girls:

Audrey
Ava
Bette
Clara
Ginger
Greta
Ingrid
Jean
Joan
Judy
Mae
Marilyn
Marlene
Rita
Scarlett
Vivien

Boys:

Buster
Cary
Clark
Fred
Flynn
Grant
Gregory
Harold
Humphrey
Kirk
Laurence
Marlon
Orson
Sidney
Spencer

Cary Grant vintage baby names 2016

So just why are they so popular now and becoming cool again? It could be for a number of reasons –

1.       There is something called the 100 year rule with baby names. So names that were popular now would have been 100 years ago. Stars in the 1950’s would have been born around a century ago.

2.       Looking to grandparents and great-grandparents for name inspiration

3.       Influence from current celebrities also following in this trend; Isla Fisher and Sacha Baron Cohen son Montgomery, and Andy Murray and Kim Sears daughter Sophia, for instance

4.       People are taking names from this era as they are considered unusual, but not off-the-wall and overused.

 

When once, most of these names would have landed your child years of playground ridicule, in 10 years time we may have classrooms filled with…