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20 Show names and what they mean, for show for baby boys, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Show names for girls.
Amos .. The name is seldom used in this century, perhaps because of lingering negative connotations from the highly politically incorrect radio show "Amos 'n Andy" that was popular in the 1940s and 1950s ..
Berger .. Game show host Tom Bergeron.
Bert .. Its popularity among show-business types of a certain age (Miss America emcee Bert Parks; actors Burt Lancaster, Burt Reynolds) gives it a jaunty, masculine connotation.
Boris .. Russian playwright Pushkin and composer Mussorgsky both based works on the career of the 16th-century czar Boris Godunov, who became cartoon character "Boris Badenov" in "The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show", resulting in a faint comic connotation ..
Bryant .. Talk show host Bryant Gumbel.
Conan .. Talk show host Conan O'Brien ..
Dax .. Familiar today as the name of a character on the TV show "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine".
Dillon .. Name of a hippy on BBC's TV show "Magic Roundabout" ..
Dorian .. A portrait of him changed to show the ravages of time and eventually caused his death.
Dudley .. The absurd Canadian Mountie Dudley Doright was a staple character in the 1960s "Rocky and Bullwinkle Show" ..
Gerald .. Talk show host Geraldo Rivera ..
Jed .. Has a certain rustic aura due to the character Jed Clampitt on the popular TV show "The Beverly Hillbillies".
Monte .. TV talk show host Montel Williams.
Norton .. Name of a comic character in the TV show "The Honeymooners".
Philip .. Talk show host Phil Donahue ..
Regis .. Familiar today due to TV morning show host Regis Philbin of "Live with Regis and Kathie Lee".
Remington .. The character on the TV show "Remington Steele" may have influenced use of this English surname as a given name ..
Ryker .. Surname form of Richard sometimes used as a given name, perhaps due to the character Commander Riker on the TV show "Star Trek: The Next Generation".
Webster .. The -ster ending on English occupational surnames like Webster and Brewster shows that the work was originally a female occupation ..
Wetherby .. The surname shows the importance of the wool trade in England.
Amos, Bert, Boris, Bryant, Dillon, Dorian, Dudley, Gerald, Jed, Monte and Philip are commonly used names, while Berger, Conan, Dax, Norton, Regis, Remington, Ryker, Webster and Wetherby are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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