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Gender: Female Origin of Cricket: Nature name

The name Cricket is a girl's name . Cricket and is often added to lists like Nature Names for Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

Nickname name from the era of Father Knows Best, though we can see it making something of a comeback, a la Clover and Pippa. Especially since it has recently been chosen by Busy Philipps.

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Famous People Named Cricket

Cricket Leigh, American voice actress
Crickett Rumley, American novelist
Cricket Pearl Silverstein, daughter of actress Busy Philipps and husband Marc Silverstein

Pop Culture References for the name Cricket

Christine "Cricket" Blair, character in American soap "The Young & the Restless"
Cricket Caruth-Reilly, character on TV's GCB
Cricket Stewart, character in the miniseries "The Starter Wife"
Cricket Pate, male character in movie "Lawless"
Cricket Bell, the boy next door in the novel "Lola and the Boy Next Door" by Stephanie Perkins
Cricket, character in the film To Have and Have Not
Cricket, character in Fire on the Mountain by Terry Bisson
Cricket, or Rickety Cricket, character on TV's It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Jiminy Cricket, Disney character (a cricket)
Crickett, character on TV's "Hart of Dixie"
Criquette Rockwell, a character on French-Canadian parody soap "Le coeur a ses raisons"
Cricket, talking doll in the 1980s
Cricket, popular Commonwealth sport
The Crickets, backing band of singer Buddy Holly