Blue

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Gender: F Origin of Blue: Color name

Blue suddenly came into the spotlight, as the unusual color name chosen by Beyonce and Jay-Z for their baby girl Blue Ivy. Blue is also a starbaby middle name du jour, used for both sexes in different spellings and forms, from John Travolta and Kelly Preston's Ella Bleu to Alicia Silverstone's Bear Blu. Dave 'The Edge' Evans named his daughter Blue Angel back in 1989.

Blue is the heroine of the trendy Marisha Pessl novel Special Topics in Calamity Physics.

Famous People Named Blue

Blue Balliett, American novelist
Blue Angel Evans (b. 1989), daughter of guitarist The Edge of U2
Blue Reed Furstenfeld (b. 2009), daughter of singer Justin Furstenfeld of Blue October
Blue Ivy Carter (b. 2012), daughter of singer Beyonce and rapper Jay Z
Adele Laurie Blue Adkins aka Adele, English pop singer
Zoe Blue Sidel (b. 1995), daughter of actress Rosanna Arquette and John Sidel
Nico Blue Hoon (b. 1995), daughter of singer Shannon Hoon of Blind Melon
Jagger Joseph Blue Goldberg (b. 2008), daughter of actors Jason Goldberg and Soleil Moon Frye
Georgia Blue Nichols (b. 2014), daughter of singer Joe Nichols & Heather Singleton

Pop Culture References for the name Blue

Blue Sargent, main character in Maggie Stiefvater's "The Raven Cycle"
Blue, female blue dog in animated children's series "Blue's Clues"
Blue McCallum, character in Jill MacLean novel "Nix Minus One"
Bonnie Blue Butler, daughter of Rhett Butler and Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone with the Wind"
Blue Star, character in the "Warriors" book series by Erin Hunter

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