occur primarily in popular culture and entertainment. They are not commonly
given to real people.
ANAKIN m Popular Culture
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a character (also known as Darth Vader) in the Star Wars
movie saga, created by George Lucas. Lucas may have based it on the surname of his friend and fellow director Ken Annakin.
DILBERT m Popular Culture
Meaning unknown. The second element is probably intended to be from Germanic beraht
"bright". This is the title character in a comic strip by Scott Adams.
INDY m Popular Culture
Diminutive of INDIANA
. This is the nickname of the hero of the Indiana Jones
movies, starring Harrison Ford.
LEIA f Biblical Greek, Popular Culture
Form of LEAH
used in the Greek Old Testament. This is the name of a princess in the Star Wars
movies by George Lucas, who probably based it on Leah
MERIDA f Popular Culture
The name of the main character in the Disney/Pixar movie Brave
(2012) about a medieval Scottish princess. The meaning of her name is unexplained, though it could be based on the Spanish city of Mérida, derived from Latin Emerita Augusta
meaning "veterans of AUGUSTUS
", so named because it was founded by the emperor Augustus as a colony for his veterans.
SANGO f Popular Culture
in Japanese. This name is used in the Japanese comic book and television show InuYasha
USAGI f Popular Culture
in Japanese. This name was used on the Japanese television show Sailor Moon
, which first aired in the 1990s.
XENA f Popular Culture
Probably a variant of XENIA
. This was the name of the main character in the 1990s television series Xena: Warrior Princess