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Baby names inspired by Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence characters

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Baby names that pay tribute to awesome movie characters

A-list celebrities Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence are pairing up once again for the much-anticipated film, Serena. The characters these beloved actors bring to life inspired this fun list of baby name ideas.

Baby boy names inspired by Bradley Cooper

Bradley Cooper has been turning heads since he began his professional career on Sex and the City. The "Sexiest Man Alive" starred in his first feature film, Wet Hot American Summer, in 2001, but his big break came with The Hangover in 2009.

He has since become a major Hollywood player, garnering three consecutive Oscar nominations for Silver Linings Playbook (2012), American Hustle (2013) and American Sniper, which he also produced (2014).

Pay the blue-eyed babe the ultimate tribute by naming your baby Bradley or Cooper. Or have some fun with the name of one of his many film characters:

  • Ben: Wet Hot American Summer (2001)
  • Travis: My Little Eye (2002)
  • Jeff: Bending All the Rules (2002)
  • Morgan Murphy: The Last Cowboy (2003)
  • Todd: The Reality of Love (2004)
  • Sack: Wedding Crashers (2005)
  • Demo: Failure to Launch (2006)
  • Leon: The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
  • Peter: Yes Man (2008)
  • Luke: Older Than America (2008)
  • Phil: The Hangover (2009)
  • Steve: All About Steve (2009)
  • Gus: New York, I Love You (2009)
  • Doug: Case 39 (2009)
  • Holden: Valentine's Day (2010)
  • Dwight: Brother's Justice (2010)
  • Alex: Hit and Run (2012)
  • Patrick: Silver Linings Playbook* (2012)
  • Rory: The Words (2012)
  • Avery: The Place Beyond the Pines (2013)
  • Richie: American Hustle* (2013)
  • George: Serena* (2014)
  • Chris Kyle: American Sniper (2014)
  • Brian: Aloha (2015)

Baby girl names inspired by Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence is a relative newcomer, but she has taken Tinseltown by storm. The 25-year-old actress starred in her first feature film, The Burning Plain, in 2008. She has since been nominated for three Best Actress Academy Awards and won the Best Actress Honors for Silver Linings Playbook.

Lawrence (the surname is a classic baby boy name) soared to international recognition when she appeared in The Hunger Games (2012). As Katniss Everdeen, she became the highest-grossing action heroine of all time.

Find your next baby girl name among the list of characters this adorable actress has brought to the big screen.

  • Agnes: The Poker House (2008)
  • Mariana: The Burning Plain (2008)
  • Ree Dolly: Winter's Bone (2010)
  • Sam: Like Crazy (2011)
  • Norah: The Beaver (2011)
  • Raven: X-Men: First Class (2011)
  • Katniss: The Hunger Games (2012)
  • Elissa Cassidy: House at the End of the Street (2012)
  • Tiffany Maxwell: Silver Linings Playbook* (2012)
  • Zoe: The Devil You Know (2013)
  • Rosalyn: American Hustle* (2013)
  • Serena: Serena* (2014)

*Denotes movies that Bradley and Jennifer starred in together.

More movie-inspired baby name lists

Cool baby names from The Hunger Games
Harry Potter baby names
Baby names inspired by Oscar movies

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