Model Names

Model Names

With the fall fashion shows in full swing — showing clothes for next spring, now that the sizzle of summer 2010 has barely cooled — our thoughts turn to models.

We could care less about their figures or their style; what we’re interested in, of course, is their names.  While nameberry includes lists of Supermodel Names (where you’ll find lots more choices) and Supermodel Baby Names, we thought we’d look at the current crop of model monikers.

The list is heavy on Eastern European names, given that many of the girls hail from there.  But there are some good ‘ol American names here as well.

Names of the hottest 25 models right now, according to the rankings at, are:

  • Abbey (Lee Kershaw)

  • Anja (Rubik)

  • Anna (Jagodzinska)

  • Catherine (McNeil)

  • Chanel (Iman)

  • Constance (Jablonski)

  • Dree (Hemingway)

  • Eniko (Mihalik)

  • Freja (Beha Erichsen)

  • Heidi (Mount)

  • Iris (Strubegger)

  • Iselin (Steiro)

  • Jac (Jagaciak)

  • Jamie (Bochert)

  • Jessica (Stam)

  • Karlie (Kloss)

  • Kasia (Struss)

  • Lara (Stone)

  • Lily (Donaldson)

  • Liu (Wen)

  • Mariacarla (Boscono)

  • Miranda (Kerr)

  • Natasha (Poly)

  • Sasha (Pivovarova)

  • Sessilee (Lopez)

  • Some classic supermodel names are:

  • Amber

  • Carmen

  • Christy

  • Claudia

  • Doutzen

  • Gisele

  • Kate

  • Lakshmi

  • Liya

  • Naomi

  • Natalia

  • And the hottest newcomers?  Their names range from the ordinary to the exotic:

  • Bambi

  • Carla

  • Caroline

  • Chloe

  • Dafne

  • Fei Fei

  • Ilva

  • Joan

  • Julia

  • Kat

  • Kirsi

  • Lais

  • Melissa

  • Melodie

  • Samantha

  • Tati

  • Yuliana

  • About the Author

    Pamela Redmond

    Pamela Redmond is the cocreator and CEO of Nameberry and Baby Name DNA. The coauthor of ten groundbreaking books on names, Redmond is an internationally-recognized name expert, quoted and published widely in such media outlets as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Today Show, CNN, and the BBC. Redmond is also a New York Times bestselling novelist whose books include Younger, the basis for the hit television show, and its sequel, Older. She has three new books in the works.