Bluebell

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Gender: F Origin of Bluebell: Flower name

Bluebell is one flower name that is used very quietly. Geri "Ginger Spice" Halliwell joined her former Spice Sisters in creative baby-naming with this adventurous -- some might say outlandish -- choice. Distinctive and charming? Or better suited to a farmyard animal? Your call.

Famous People Named Bluebell

Ami Bluebell Dolenz, American actress; daughter of singer Micky Dolenz
Bluebell Madonna Halliwell (b. 2006), daughter of singer Geri "Ginger Spice" Halliwell
Gracie Bluebell Sloane (b. 2010), daughter of actor Barry Sloane and designer Katy O'Grady

Pop Culture References for the name Bluebell

"Bluebell in Fairyland," an Edwardian musical
Bluebell, brand of ice cream
Bluebell, the mutated glow-in-the-dark rabbit on TV's "Sherlock"
Bluebell, town on TV's "Hart of Dixie"
"BlueBell Knoll", an album by the Cocteau Twins
Used to some extent as a first name when flower names were in vogue at the end of the 19th century. Now rare in Britain, perhaps because it became a favourite name for a cow before numbers and code-names became the norm in farming circles.

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