15 1950s names that mean 1950s for girls, listing 1950s baby names 1-15. Anita, Arlene, Ava, Brigitte, Dena, Glynis, Harriet, Hedy, Lee, Nereida, Petra and Risa are popular names. Demelza, Deryn and Greer are uncommon names. View 1950s baby names for name meanings, search 1950s names for boys, or search other baby names.
Anita ... Made famous in the 1950s as the name of the Swedish film actress Anita Ekberg ... 
Arlene ... Made famous in the 1950s by American actress and beauty columnist Arlene Dahl ... 
Ava ... Made popular since the 1950s due to film actress Ava Gardner. 
Brigitte ... made famous by the 1950s French film celebrity, Brigitte Bardot. 
Demelza ... First used as a given name in the 1950s.
Dena ... Use of Dena followed the popularity of Dean in the 1950s. 
Deryn ... Dates from the 1950s. 
Glynis ... Made familiar in America in the 1950s-1960s due to Welsh actress Glynis Johns. 
Greer ... Notable in the 1940s and 1950s due to actress Greer Garson. 
Harriet ... A TV sitcom in the 1950s was called "Ozzie and Harriet". Literary ... 
Hedy ... Made familiar in the 1940s and 1950s by glamorous actress Hedy LaMarr. 
Lee ... Lee influenced the name in the 1950s ... 
Nereida ... It was in common usage in Queensland Australia in the 1940s to 1950s. 
Petra ... Pier is used as a girl's name due to the 1950s actress Pier Angeli ... 
Risa ... Rise (rih-ZAY) is a French form made familiar in the 1950s through the 1970s by opera singer Rise Stevens.