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Baby girl names from Old Hollywood with glamour to spare

Monica Beyer is a mom of four and has been writing professionally since 2000, when her first book, Baby Talk, was published. Her main area of interest is attachment parenting and all that goes with it, including breastfeeding, co-sleepin...

Elegant baby names from the golden age of film

These glam-girl baby names from Old Hollywood are gorgeous, properly vintage and perfectly suited to your little superstar.

Old Hollywood encompassed the years from the late teens to the early '60s and played host to a stellar cast of brilliant, beautiful and bold actresses. If you're looking for an amazing — yet classy — name for your little girl, you might find a few gems here to add to your list.

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It's interesting to note that many of these accomplished women's names are actually stage or screen names, edited for broad appeal in hopes of more roles. Judy Garland (born Frances Ethel Gumm), for example, used to perform with her sisters, but a fellow performer suggested they change their last name because "The Gumm Sisters" was too amusing to audiences. And Rita Hayworth, born in Spain and named Margarita Carmen Cansino, adopted her mother's maiden name and paired it with with a shortened version of her first name.

No matter how these names came to be, they are all entrenched within the iconic golden era of Hollywood, and any one would make an incredible baby name.

Elegant baby names from the golden age of film
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