Category Archives: Famous Birthdays


March Mania Famous Birthdays

If you or someone you know is expecting a child in the month of March, there are only a few short weeks until your new addition arrives. If you want your soon-to-be to have a star-studded childhood, consider using a famous and well-known name that will stick with them for the rest of their lives—and that does not mean picking from a list of names like Blanket, Apple, and Pilot Inspektor—unless that’s what you like.


Arye (Hebrew): Lion, eagle -Arye Gross, March 17th, 1960
Dee (Hebrew): The beloved one -Dee Snider, March 15th, 1955
Glenn (Gaelic): From the secluded narrow valley -Glenn Close, March 19th, 1947
Kirby (German): From the village with the church -Kirby Puckett, March 14th, 1961


Dana (English): Woman from Denmark -Dana Delany, March 13th, 1956
Holly (English): Of the holly tree -Holly Hunter, March 20th, 1958
Irene (Greek): A peaceful woman -Irene Cara, March 18th, 1959
Mercedes (Spanish): Lady of mercies; refers t the Virgin Mary -Mercedes McCambridge, March 16th, 1916


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