Popularity rank in the U.S.: #140
Meaning: Victorious people, young dog, whelp
A Scottish name with several different meanings, Colin can also be spelled Collin (No. 223). Colin Firth, one of Britain's most famous actors, earned a Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of King George VI in "The King's Speech."
Popularity rank in the U.S.: #10
Meaning: God is my judge
Nicknames Dan and Danny make this Hebrew name a versatile option. The only star to have won the Academy Award for Best Actor three times, Daniel Day-Lewis most recently took home Oscar gold for hisportrayal of Abraham Lincoln in 2012's "Lincoln."
Popularity rank in the U.S.: #41
Meaning: God is gracious
Sometimes a nickname for John, the English nameJack was once so popular that it became slang for "man." One of the most revered actors of his generation, Jack Nicholson has won two Academy Awards for Best Actor, as well as one for Best Supporting Actor.
Popularity rank in the U.S.: #296
Meaning: Descent, ruler
This Hebrew name is mentioned in the Book of Genesis as a descendant of Adam. In addition to winning an Oscar for his role as a transgender woman in "Dallas Buyer's Club," Jared Leto fronts the band "Thirty Seconds to Mars."
Popularity rank in the U.S.: #23
Meaning: Born at Christmas
This Latin name is shared by three-time Academy Award nominee Natalie Wood and Oscar-winner Natalie Portman. It's meaning also makes it perfect for a December baby.
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