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Page 1/8. 144 Famous names and what they mean, for famous for baby girls, listing 1-20. Alice, Alma, Anita, Annabel, Arlene, Bambi, Beata, Bertha and Betsy are commonly used names, while Adelma, Adlai, Aloisia, Ancelote, Arden, Arsenia, Artemisia, Aspasia, Asta, Auberta and Bader are rare in comparison. Here is the list of Famous names for boys.
Adelma .. "Noble, famous." ..
Adlai .. More familiar as a man's name made famous by American Senator Adlai Stevenson.
Alice .. Made famous by the heroine in Lewis Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" (1865) and "Through the Looking Glass" (1872), who was based on his child friend Alice Lidell, daughter of the Dean of Christ Church, Oxford ..
Alma .. Also the name of a river in the Crimea where the famous 19th-century Battle of Alma was fought ..
Aloisia .. "Famous warrior." ..
Ancelote .. Feminine of Lancelot, the famous knight of the Round Table.
Arsenia .. Saint Arsenius (fourth century) is famous for the saying, "I have often been sorry for having spoken, but never for having held my tongue".
Artemisia .. Made famous also by Artemisia Gentileschi, a 17th-century Italian painter.
Aspasia .. The famous Athenian statesman Pericles had a mistress named Aspasia, who was noted for her beauty and wit.
Auberta .. Saint Aubert (eighth century) built the famous monastery Mont Saint Michel.
Bader .. The name has been used in all sorts of famous Arabic poetry by Khalill Gibran and Omar Khayyam ..
Bambi .. Made famous by Walt Disney's cartoon deer.
Beata .. First word of the Latin version of the famous "beatitudes" part of the biblical Sermon on the Mount: "Blessed are the poor in spirit." ..
Betsy .. Made famous by Betsy Ross, who supposedly made the first American flag.
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