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Gypsy, long associated with the intellectual stripper Gypsy RoseLee and the musical that was made about her life, has a certain exotic charm. Drea de Matteo and ShooterJennings used it as the middle name of their daughter Alabama.
People who have traditionally been referred to with this term often find it offensive, and often prefer the terms Sinti and/or Roma. Today, "gypsy" has been identified as a racial slur towards a group that has suffered for centuries, and using it or any of its derivations as a name would be ill-advised.
Gypsy was the name of the female bot on MysteryScience Theater 3000.
One of the "jaegers" (giant robots) in the 2013 movie "Pacific Rim" was named "GipsyDanger," the "Gipsy" being derived from an old de Havilland Aircraft Company engine known as the de Havilland Gipsy, which was used extensively in the 1920's.
Gypsy was the name of the Stars Hollow mechanic on Gilmore Girls