Hollywood glamour inspired baby names
Want to add a little Hollywood glamour to your baby name choice? Take a look at these
Picking your baby’s name is a really important decision, and it can be hard to even know where to start when looking for a name. If you love old Hollywood glamour then take a step back in time to find inspiration here. With a name like this, you’re putting your baby in good stead to be charming, beautiful and elegant - sounds good to us.
Katharine Hepburn is an iconic actress who won four Acting Academy Awards within her lifetime. Her most popular films are Bringing Up Baby (1938), The African Queen (1951) and The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Bette Davis is another Academy Award winning actress who is ranked in Empire Magazines Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time list. She starred in All About Eve (1950) and Now Voyager (1942) among many more must see old Hollywood movies.
Audrey Hepburn is iconic both for her beauty and for her talent. With four Oscar nominations and winner of Best Actress at the Academy Awards, the name Audrey Hepburn inspires beauty, glamour, talent and impeccable style.
Although not a popular modern name, Ingrid Bergman was one of the greatest actresses from Hollywood's lamented Golden Era. Ingrid is one of the most Oscar-awarded actresses of all time, winning one for Gasljus (1944), Anastasia (1956) and Mordet på Orientexpressen (1974).
Greta Garbo born in Stockholm, Sweden started her career working in a department store before ended up an award winning actress starring in multiple iconic movies. As ever she was not only a talented actress, but also so beautiful that she was once voted by The Guinness Book of World Records as the most beautiful woman who ever lived.
Marilyn Monroe needs no explanation, probably the most iconic woman on our list she embodies old Hollywood Glamour. Starring in the famous films Some Like It Hot (1959), Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), How To Get a Millionaire (1953) and The Seven Year Itch (1955), she was also voted 'Sexiest Woman of the Century' by People Magazine.
Elizabeth Taylor was known throughout the world for her beauty, said to have had beautiful eyes that captured audience’s. Not only audiences were captured by her films, but married eight times, and twice to Richard Burton, she was also an icon who captured men’s hearts.
Judy Garland was known for her movies, musicals and also again for her beauty. Although she made some brilliant films during her time, The Wizard of Oz (1939), A Star is Born (1954), Meet me in St. Louis (1944) and is a legend on-screen, she struggled personally with depression and drug abuse which unfortunately led to her death when she was just 47.
Grace Kelly was one of the most beautiful actresses to grace our screens, known for Rear Window (1954), Dial M for Murder (1954) and To Catch A Thief (1955) among many other films. She married marrying Prince Rainier III in April 1956, and became Princess of Monaco. From model, to actress, to Princess - not bad!
Rita Hayworth began acting when she was just 16 in the notable film Dante’s Inferno (1935). From there she was nominated for Best Actress at the Golden Globes and is on the Walk of Fame. It’s said that in person Rita was shy and unassuming but when the cameras turned on so did her confidence and sexual charisma.
If you are looking for more names, head over to our most popular baby names and list of girl’s names.