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Celebrity-Inspired Baby Names

Many of the hottest baby names today are inspired by celebrities. Here are the star-inspired names that are rising through the ranks.
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  • Aaliyah

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    Thanks to the ill-fated singer, Aaliyah's the most popular -- but complicated -- spelling of this once-obscure name.  Read More 

  • Adele

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    Credit the award-winning single-named British singer for taking Adele from a quiet semi-retirement to a red hot success. This year she made it back to the Top 1000, but is surely slated to move muc... Read More 

  • Amelia

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    Amelia, a lovely Victorian name, with a heroic connection to aviatrix Amelia Earhart, is one of the fastest-rising girls' names as an alternative to the overused Emily and Amanda, jumping 169 place... Read More 

  • Angelina

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    The gorgeous Angelina Jolie has promoted the star power of her name and changed Angelina's image from delicate to intense, from older Italian mama to stylish multi-cultural child. Kids might relate... Read More 

  • Anniston

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    Actor couple Chyler Leigh and Nathan West added this one to the lexicon when they adopted the surname of actress Jennifer Aniston as their daughter's first name. Aniston, which theoretically might... Read More 

  • Arlo

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    Arlo, strongly associated with shaggy singer Arlo Guthrie, has an animated and cheery feel, thanks to its upbeat o ending. Some Arlo-lovers these days might be more inspired by "Justified" 's anti-... Read More 

  • Ashton

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    The recent ascent of this English surname is due to two things: the megapopular Ash beginning and TV/movie hottie Ashton Kutcher. The name peaked at Number 76 in 2004, a year after Ashton Kutcher's... Read More 

  • Audrey

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    Audrey is one of the girls' names that have been rising due to their connection to Old Hollywood glamour--in this case the eternally chic and radiant Audrey Hepburn. Audrey continues to rise, up t... Read More 

  • Audrina

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    Audrina is a name that owes its fame to overnight reality TV sensation Audrina Partridge, one of the original cast of the MTV reality series The Hills . Audrina has been rising on the charts in the... Read More 

  • Ava

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    Ava was given a huge popularity boost -- Ava's currently at Number 5 -- when dozens of high-profile stars such as Reese Witherspoon and Hugh Jackman chose Ava for their daughters. This Glamour Girl... Read More 

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