Baby names inspired by the movies

Sound of Music Cast. Image: 20th Century Fox

Nobody puts Baby in the corner. Keep your baby in the spotlight with a name inspired by your favourite movie character.

We’ve rounded up our favourites from every decade since the 1950s, inspired by movies like Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Saturday Night Fever, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Good Will HuntingMean Girls and more. Add a few flicks to your must-see list while you’re at it!


Image: Funny Face, Paramount Pictures
Image: Funny Face, Paramount Pictures

The Ten Commandments: Sephora, Lilia, Miriam, Joshua, Aaron, Abiram
Vertigo: Madeleine, Midge, Scottie
Sunset Blvd: Norma, Betty, Max, Artie, Joe
A Streetcar Named Desire: Blanche, Stella, Eunice, Stanley, Mitch, Steve
All About Eve: Margo, Eve, Phoebe, Birdie, Addison, Lloyd, Max
Funny Face: Jo, Maggie, Marion, Laura, Lettie, Babs, Paul
Giant: Leslie, Jordan, Nancy, Lacey, Adarene, Jett, Gabe, Jefferson, Bale


Image: West Side Story, The Mirisch Corporationq
Image: West Side Story, The Mirisch Corporation

Sound of Music: Maria, Leisl, Louisa, Brigitta, Marta, Gretl, Sophia, Max, Kurt Rolfe
To Kill A Mockingbird: Maudie, Scout, Atticus, Tom, Jem
Breakfast at Tiffany’s: Holly, Sally, Mag, Paul, Rusty, Sid
West Side Story: Maria, Anita, Velma, Rosalia, Francisca, Tony, Bernardo, Luis
Casino Royale: Evelyn, Vesper, Eliza, Meg, James, Jimmy, Cooper, Hadley
Ocean’s Eleven: Beatrice, Adele, Danny, Sam, Josh, Duke, Vince, Louis
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid: Etta, Agnes, Butch, Percy, Marshal, Harvey
It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World: Monica, Emeline, Ginger, Benjy, Sylvester, Otto, Lennie, Tyler


Image: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Paramount Pictures
Image: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Paramount Pictures

The Godfather: Connie, Lucy, Clemenza, Jack, Carlo,Sonny, Luca, Bruno
American Graffiti: Laurie, Debbi, Wendy, Terry, Joe, Carlos
Annie Hall: Annie, Allison, Robin, Tessie, Dorrie, Alvy
Saturday Night Fever: Stephanie, Annette, Connie, Tony, Bobby, Joey, Gus, Becker
Picnic at Hanging Rock: Minnie, Miranda, Edith, Sara, Rosamund, Blanche, Juliana
Shampoo: Felicia, Gloria, Rozalind, Izzy, George, Jules, Lester, Johnny, Ricci, Nate
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory: Veruca, Violet, Augustus, Joe, Charlie, Willy


Image: Dirty Dancing, Vestron Pictures
Image: Dirty Dancing, Vestron Pictures

Dirty Dancing: Frances (Baby’s real name!), Penny, Vivian , Johnny, Jake, Max, Robbie
When Harry Met Sally: Sally, Marie, Jess, Alice, Amanda, Harry, Ira, Julian
Footloose: Ariel, Lulu, Eleanor, Virginia, Ren, Willard, Rusty, Chuck
Ghostbusters: Dana, Janine, Peter, Raymond, Egon, Louis, Walter, Winston, Dean, Casey
St Elmo’s Fire: Jules, Leslie, Naomi, Felicia, Kirby, Billy, Alec, Howie, Clayton
Terms Of Endearment: Aurora, Emma, Patsy, Rosie, Melanie, Lizbeth, Victoria,
Garrett, Vernon, Teddy
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off: Sloane, Jeanie, Katie, Grace, Simone, Ferris, Cameron, Tom
The Big Chill: Sarah, Meg, Chloe, Karen, Sam, Nick, Harold, Alex


Image: Clueless, Paramount Pictures
Image: Clueless, Paramount Pictures

Pulp Fiction: Mia, Trudie, Yolanda, Vincent, Jules, Brett, Marsellus, Ed, Ricky
Good Will Hunting: Skylar, Krystyn, Lydia, Will, Sean, Chuckie, Morgan, Clark
Clueless: Cher, Dionne, Tai, Amber, Heather, Josh, Murray, Travis, Elton, Christian, Lawrence
Cruel Intentions: Kathryn, Annette, Cecile, Clorissa, Sebastian, Blaine
She’s All That: Laney, Misty, Zack, Brock, Taylor, Jesse, Preston, Chandler, Harlan
Boyz ‘N’ The Hood: Shalika, Brandi, Reva, Keisha, Trina, Rosa, Tre, Ricky, Lewis,
The Virgin Suicides: Lux, Mary, Cecilia, Therese, Bonnie, Trip, David, Chase, Jake


Image: The Royal Tenenbaums, Touchstone Pictures
Image: The Royal Tenenbaums, Touchstone Pictures

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: Minerva, Petunia, Lily, Molly, Ginny, Hermione, Percy, Fred, Albus, Harry, Vernon, Seamus
Sin City: Nancy, Miho, Becky, Gail, Goldie, Maeve, Ronnie, Murphy, Hartigan
Mean Girls: Cady, Regina, Gretchen, Janis, Damian, Aaron
The Devil Wears Prada: Miranda, Emily, Lily, Jocelyn, Lucia, Serena, Andy, Nigel, Christian, Nate
Ratatouille: Colette, Remy, Emile, Anton, Francoise
The Royal Tenenbaums: Chas, Etheline, Margot, Richie, Eli, Henry, Dusty, Ari, Rachael
Legally Blonde: Elle, Vivian, Serena, Enid, Bobby, Emmett, Ivan, Brandon
Lord of the Rings: Galadria, Morwen, Eowyn, Freda, Arwen, Sam, Pippin, Theoden, Aragorn, Elrond, Frodo
Almost Famous: Penny, Lady, Elaine, Anita, Sapphire, Estrella Russell, William, Lester, Freddy, Ben, Sheldon

Which personalised Stuck On You gift would you like to see your favourite name on?

Feature image: Sound of Music, 20th Century Fox