Jewish Celebrity Names


Why not name you kid after Natalie Portman?

There is no shame in being obsessed with celebrities. They are talented, beautiful (and maybe a little vain). And if you want to name your child after a Jewish celebrity, there are no shortage of choices. You might want to look at these names to start.


1)    Jon (Jon Stewart–The Daily Show)
2)    Mel (Mel Brooks–Actor/Director)
3)    Jerry (Jerry Seinfeld–Comedian)
4)    Sammy (Sammy Davis Jr.–Rat Pack)
5)    Seth (Seth Rogen–Actor/Comedian)


1)    Natalie (Natalie Portman–Actress)
2)    Scarlett (Scarlett Johannson–Actress)
3)    Mayim (Mayim Bialik–Actress)
4)    Lena (Lena Dunham–Singer/Dancer)
5)    Mila (Mila Kunis–Actress)

Check out the most popular Jewish names in America or see the complete set of lists of baby name suggestions.

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