90s Baby Names Inspired By Our Favourite TV Shows From Back Then

There's always room for a quirky name from a TV show. So why not give your little one a name from one of your favourite 90s on-screen characters?

Choosing a baby name in this day and age is one of the biggest pressures facing new parents. If you're in doubt, then a throwback to the 90s could give you that unique and memorable baby name you've been looking for.

Strap yourselves in for a walk down memory lane with some baby names inspired by these 90s gems.

Willow - Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Willow has always been such a gorgeous name, and it's probably down to us falling in love with the character on screen. Not only is she a powerful witch from the fantasy series, but she's also Buffy's best friend, showing on countless times that she's a stellar friend (and pretty bad-ass too).

Fox - Mulder and Scully

Mulder and Scully may have been the top paranormal experts of our generation, but could you ever remember the pair's first names? Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully from The X-Files will forever be our number one supernatural believers. Fox can make for a strong baby name for a boy.

Lisa - Sister Sister

The matriarch of the household, and also a ball of fun, is Lisa. The blended family wouldn't get anything done without Lisa's big mouth and personality - which also manages to land her in a few uncomfortable situations. Lisa is also the name of an important member of another family - The Simpsons.

Maggie - The Simpsons

The youngest member of the Simpsons household, Maggie can be an adorable name for your new little girl. Maggie is of English origin and actually means Pearl. If Maggie isn't doing it for you, you could always make it a longer form, creating such names as Magdalena, Margaret, or Magnolia.

Salem - Sabrina the Teenage Witch

While Sabrina got a darker revival series on Netflix in more recent memory, the role of her cat Salem wasn't given any voice. In the 90s TV series, Salem was the highlights of the series acting as both a voice of reason for Sabrina and a healthy dose of hilarious antics. Salem is a very strong name, one that suits a guy who tried to take over the world.

Patsy - Absolutely Fabulous

The Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders sitcom will forever be a British classic, with the pair's seemingly unrelenting drama always being a riot on our screens. Patsy is such a beautiful shortening of the name Patricia, and one that still remains unique in 2021.

Carlton - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was such a triumph of a series, wasn't it? And one of the more memorable characters is Carlton Banks, Will Smith's forever uncool cousin. But hey, not everyone is lucky enough to have a dance named after them, right?

Joey - Dawson's Creek/Friends

If you're looking for a 90s baby name for either a boy or a girl, then Joey is the way to go. Katie Holmes' lead female character from Dawson's Creek and Matt LeBlanc's character from Friends had the same name. A coincidence? We think not. Joey can be the shorter name of Joseph for a boy or Josephine for a girl.

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