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Baby names from Jim Carrey movies

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Let Carrey's film characters inspire your baby boy name

Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne are back, 20 years after they lit up the screen in Dumb and Dumber. In honor of the sequel, Dumb and Dumber To, we've compiled a list of Jim Carrey's most memorable movie characters. Will one of them provide inspiration for your next baby boy name?

Ace Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995). Ace means "unity" or "first in luck."

Stanley The Mask (1994). Stanley is an English name that means "lives by the stony field."

Lloyd Dumb and Dumber (1994). Lloyd means "one with gray hair."

Chip The Cable Guy (1996). This Old English name means "man."

Fletcher Liar Liar (1997). Fletcher, a Scottish name, means "maker of arrows."

Truman The Truman Show (1998). Truman means "loyal" and has English and American roots.

Joe Simon Birch (1998). Joe is a diminutive of the Hebrew name Joseph. The Biblical name Simon means "one who hears, obeys."

Andy Man on the Moon (1999). Short for Andrew, Andy means "manly, brave."

Charlie Me, Myself & Irene (2000). Charlie, like Chip, means "man." It is a diminutive of Charles.

Peter The Majestic (2001). This Biblical name means "rock."

Bruce Bruce Almighty (2003). Bruce is a Scottish surname that can be traced back to medieval times.

Joel Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004). The Hebrew meaning of Joel is "Jehovah is God." The American meaning of the name is "he who wills or commands."

Olaf Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events. Olaf, recently made popular by Frozen, means "relic."

Dick Fun with Dick and Jane (2005). Dick, a common nickname for Richard, means "powerful ruler."

Walter The Number 23 (2007). This German name means "strong fighter."

Horton Horton Hears a Who! (2008). Interestingly, Horton means "from the gray estate."

Carl Yes Man (2008). Carl, with English and German roots, means "man."

Steven I Love You Phillip Morris (2009). Steven, which was also the name of the character Chip tormented in The Cable Guy, means "crown, wreath." Phillip means "lover of horses," and Morris means "son of More."

Ebenezer A Christmas Carol (2009). Ebenezer is a Hebrew name that means "rock or stone of help."

Tom Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011). Tom, short for Thomas, means "twin."

Scott Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013). The name means "from Scotland."

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