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Sally Field's bubbly television character from the 1960s was based on a series of novels by Frederick Kohner. Kohner's daughter Kathy surfed with the boys and earned the nickname Gidget (girl + midget) in real life, just like the fictional version.

Pop Culture References for the Name Gidget

"Gidget," 1960s TV show starring Sally Field

1959 film starring Sandra Dee; a surfer gang gives her the nickname combining "girl" and "midget"