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Gender: F Origin of Cricket: Nature name

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.

Famous People Named Cricket

Cricket Pearl Silverstein, daughter of actress Busy Phillips and husband Marc Silverstein
Crickett Rumley, author of young adult fiction
Cricket Leigh, American voice actress

Pop Culture References for the name Cricket

This was the name of a talking doll in the 1980s.
A character in the miniseries "The Starter Wife"
Christine "Cricket" Blair, character from "The Young & the Restless"
Cricket Pate, played by Dane DeHaan in the movie "Lawless"
Cricket Bell, the boy next door in the novel "Lola and the Boy Next Door" by Stephanie Perkins
Jiminy Cricket, Disney character (a cricket)
Crickett, a southern belle in the CW TV series "Hart of Dixie"
Criquette Rockwell, a character from the Quebecer parody show "Le coeur a ses raisons"
Cricket Caruth, character from GCB