Popular Culture Names
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.
DRAVEN m Popular Culture
From a surname (of unknown meaning) which was used in the movie 'The Crow' (1994).
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
SANGO f Popular Culture
Means "coral" in Japanese. This name is used in the Japanese comic book and television show 'InuYasha'.
USAGI f Popular Culture
Means "rabbit" 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'.