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Top 50 Old Hollywood Baby Names

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Check out our pick of the top 50 Old Hollywood baby names for your girl or boy. Whether it’s the celebrity’s first or last name, there is plenty of material here to help you make your child a shining star.  Between Audrey, Clark and Grace, you are sure to find a glamorous celebrity baby name that is perfect for your child.

roman-holidayIn the days of top hats and tails, red lips and nails, Old Hollywood oozed the unmatchable and coveted aura of glamour. It was a time when movies were more commonly known as “motion pictures,” when celebrities were untouchable and always touched up. Stunningly beautiful, debonair and pulled together, the stars of some of the greatest decades in cinema were hailed in a memorable section of Madonna’s Hollywood anthem Vogue – “Greta Garbo and Monroe, Dietrich and DiMaggio, Marlon Brando, Jimmy Dean, on the cover of a magazine…” – but they’re immortalized on the silver screen.

Here are our picks of glamorous Old Hollywood baby names that are sure to put your child in the spotlight.

Top 50 Old Hollywood Baby Names

1. Audrey Hepburn (Roman Holiday and Breakfast at Tiffany’s)
2. Ava Gardner (Mogambo and The Night of the Iguana)
3. Bette Davis (Dangerous and What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?)
4. Brigitte Bardot (And God Created Woman)
5. Buster Keaton (The Navigator and The General)
6. Cary Grant (An Affair to Remember and North by Northwest)
7. Charlie Chaplin (City Lights and Modern Times)
8. Charlton Heston (The Ten Commandments and Ben-Hur)
9. Clara Bow (The Plastic Age and Wings)
10. Clark Gable (Gone with the Wind and Mutiny on the Bounty)
11. Claudette Colbert (It Happened One Night)
12. Cyd Charisse (Singin’ in the Rain and Silk Stockings)
13. Elizabeth Taylor (Cleopatra and Butterfield 8)
14. Errol Flynn (The Adventures of Robin Hood)
15. Frank Sinatra (From Here to Eternity and Guys and Dolls)
16. Fred Astaire (Three Little Words and Royal Wedding)
17. Gene Kelly (Singin’ in the Rain and An American in Paris)
18. Gene Tierney (Leave Her to Heaven and The Ghost and Mrs. Muir)
19. Ginger Rogers (Kitty Foyle)
20. Grace Kelly (Rear Window and The Country Girl)
21. Greer Garson (Mrs. Miniver)
22. Gregory Peck (To Kill a Mockingbird and Roman Holiday)
23. Greta Garbo (Camille and Anna Christie)
24. Humphrey Bogart (Casablanca and The African Queen)
25. Ingrid Bergman (Casablanca and The Bells of St. Mary’s)
26. James Cagney (Angels with Dirty Faces and Yankee Doodle Dandy)
27. James Dean (Rebel Without a Cause and East of Eden)
28. Jean Harlow (Hold Your Man and Red Dust)
29. Jimmy Stewart (The Philadelphia Story and It’s a Wonderful Life)
30. Joan Crawford (Mildred Pierce and What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?)
31. John Wayne (Stagecoach and True Grit)
32. Judy Garland (The Wizard of Oz and A Star is Born)
33. Katharine Hepburn (Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?)
34. Lana Turner (Peyton Place)
35. Lauren Bacall (The Big Sleep and The Mirror Has Two Faces)
36. Lillian Gish (Birth of a Nation)
37. Louise Brooks (Pandora’s Box)
38. Mae West (My Little Chickadee)
39. Marilyn Monroe (The Seven Year Itch)
40. Marlene Dietrich (The Blue Angel and Shanghai Express)
41. Marlon Brando (A Streetcar Named Desire and On the Waterfront)
42. Mickey Rooney (A Family Affair and Babes in Arms)
43. Olivia de Havilland (Gone with the Wind and The Adventures of Robin Hood)
44. Richard Burton (My Cousin Rachel and The Robe)
45. Rita Hayworth (Gilda and The Lady from Shanghai)
46. Spencer Tracey (Captains Courageous and Boys Town)
47. Tyrone Power (The Mark of Zorro)
48. Veronica Lake (Hold Back the Dawn)
49. Vivien Leigh (Gone with the Wind and A Streetcar Named Desire)
50. Yul Brynner (The King and I and The Magnificent Seven)


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