Category Archives: Celebrities born in January


January Famous Birthdays: January 27th

It’s time again to announce the famous birthdays that have occurred on this day in years past. Every month, the Baby Name Registry would like to shed light on those who are celebrating a birthday. Whether they are turning 1, 10, or 100, these famous people might inspire the name that you choose for your soon-to-be. Here are a few names that might interest you of those celebrating a birthday today on Friday, January 27th.


Lewis (German): A famous warrior: Lewis Carroll- 1832
Mikhail (Hebrew): Who is like God? Mikhail Baryshnikov- 1948
Patton (English): From the town of warriors: Patton Oswalt- 1969
Troy (Gaelic): Son of a foot soldier: Troy Donahue- 1936


Bridget (Irish): A strong and protective woman; in mythology, goddess of fire, wisdom, and poetry: Bridget Fonda- 1964
Donna (Italian): A titled woman; feminine form of Donald; ruler of the world: Donna Reed- 1921
Jennifer (Welsh): One who is fair; a beautiful girl: Jennifer LB Leese- 1970
Karen (Greek): Form of Katherine, meaning “one who is pure; virginal” Karen Velez- 1961


Celebrity Birthdays: January 9th

Happy Birthday Kate Middleton! January 9th is a special day for many of our favorite celebrities. Kate Middleton, a crowd favorite, is celebrating her 30th birthday today and saying goodbye to her 20’s in style. Last year, Kate celebrated her 29th birthday, her marriage to Prince William, and became the Duchess of England; so how will she celebrate 30? Sister Pippa has taken control of the party planning and has arranged an 80’s night with cocktails and karaoke.

Who else is celebrating a birthday today? Here are a few celebs that will be a year older after today. If you are expecting a child in the month of January, consider naming him/her after your favorite celebrity. The name will never be forgotten and will be a fan favorite!


Alexander (Greek): Helper and defender of mankind-A.J McLean: 1978
David (Hebrew): The beloved one -Dave Matthews: 1967
James (Hebrew): Form of Jacob, meaning “he who supplants” -Jimmy Page: 1944
Mark (Latin): Dedicated to Mars, the God of war -Mark Martin: 1959


Catherine (English): One who is pure; virginal -Kate Middleton: 1982
Grace (Latin): Having God’s favor; in mythology, the Graces were the personification of beauty, charm, and grace -Gracie Fields: 1898
Joey (English): Feminine form of Joseph; God will add -Joey Lauren Adams: 1968
Susannah (Hebrew): Resembling a graceful white lily -Susannah York: 1941