Monday, 12 April 2010

First Name or Last Name?

SURNAMES ~ Using last names as a first name is a trend that has become a forerunner in recent years. Names like Riley, Connor, Carson, Brady and Brooke have given way to Finley, Jackson, Landon, Rowan and Emerson.

Is Addison the new Madison? Addison is a name that is rapidly moving up the popularity ladder. Traditionally this was a male name but is growing in popularity for girls.

These Celebrities have also found inspiration in a surname;

  • Avery (Sara Evans)
  • Beckett (Natalie Maines & Adrian Pasdar)
  • Brooke (Chynna Phillips & Billy Baldwin)
  • Connor (Nicole Kidman & Tom Cruise)
  • Cooper (Charlie Spradling & Jason London)
  • Emerson (Terri Hatcher)
  • Evan (Jenny McCarthy & John Asher)
  • Finley (Angie Harmon & Jason Sehorn, Chris O'Donnel, Holly Marie Combs)
  • Riley (Holly Marie Combs)
  • Finnigan Holden (Eric McCormack)
  • Fletcher (Brendan Fraser)
  • Grier (Brooke Shields)
  • Griffin (Brendan Fraiser, Joey McIntyre)
  • Harley Quinn (Jennifer & Kevin Smith)
  • Holden (Brendan Fraser)
  • Homer (Anne Heche)
  • Jackson (Amy Acker, Justin Chambers, Natalie Maines & Adrian Pasdar)
  • Jamison (Chynna Phillips & Billy Baldwin, John Belushi)
  • Laird (Sharon Stone)
  • Landon (Shanna Moakler & Travis Barker)
  • Lennon (Patsy Kensit & Liam Gallagher)
  • Mackenzie (Trace Adkins)
  • Mason (Melissa Joan Hart, Eric Martsolf)
  • Maxfield (Eric Mabius)
  • Miller (Melissa & Tammy Etheridge)
  • Oliver (Goldie Hawn & Bill Hudson)
  • Parker (Rosie & Kelli O'Donnell)
  • Presley (Cindy Crawford)
  • Quinn (Sharon Stone)
  • Reed (Ron Howard)
  • Ripley (Thandie Newton)
  • Rowan (Chantal Kreviazuk & Raine Maida, Brooke Shields)
  • Sawyer (Kate Capshaw & Steven Spielberg)
  • Sheppard (James Denton)
  • Taylor (Yolanda Adams)
  • Taylor Levi (Emilio Estevez)
  • Tennyson (Danielle Spencer & Russell Crowe)
  • Vance (Chynna Phillips & Billy Baldwin)
  • Wilson (Christine Lahti)
  • Wyatt (Goldie Hawn & Kurt Russell)

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