Comedian Names

Male Names
  • Allen (Gaelic) - Rock [English speaking countries]

    Variant of Allen.

    Bearers include poet Allen Ginsberg, basketball player Allen Iverson and American musician Allen Toussaint.

    As a surname, notable bearers include film director Woody Allen, singer Lily Allen and musician and

  • Bill (Germanic) - Will, desire + helmet, protection [English speaking countries]

    Nickname for William. There are many famous bearers who go by the name "Bill" including comedian Bill Murray, 42nd US President William "Bill" Clinton, philanthropis and chairman of Microsoft Bill Gates, comedian Bill Cosby and political commentator and p

  • Buddy (English) - Thickset person; beetle [English speaking countries]

    Buddy may be taken as a variant of the surname Budd.
    It is also the English vocabulary word for "a good friend".
    Drummer Buddy Rich, ground dbreaking rock-n-roller Buddy Holly, actor and comedian Buddy Hackett, actor Buddy Ebsen and baseball

  • Carlos (German) - Free man [English, Portuguese and Spanish speaking countries]

    Carlos I of Portugal was the penultimate King there. He was assassinated in 1908, along with his son and heir. Carlos Slim Helú is a Mexican businessman, he has recently been reported as the richest man in the world.

    Carlos was the 11th mos

  • Charlie (Germanic) - Free man [English speaking countries]

    Charlie is very popular as a stand-alone name in the UK, rated 6h in 2007 (Charles came in at 52nd). It was ranked only 337th in the US.

    Charlie is also used occasionally as a nickname for the feminine name Charlotte, or other female "Char"

  • Cohen (Hebrew) - Priest [English and Gaelic speaking countries]

    Cohen is either a Jewish surname from the Hebrew 'kohen' (priest) or an anglicised Irish surname from 'Ó Cadhan' (descendant of Cadhan).

    Cohen is not a personal name in Hebrew. In the Jewish faith, a kohen is assumed to be a direct male de

  • Edgar (English) - Protector of the good [English, French and Polish speaking countries]

    From the Anglo-Saxon 'eád' or German 'ôt' - 'good, property, inheritance' and 'gar' or 'ger' meaning 'spear'. This combines in the meaning 'spear of prosperity', 'protector of the good (with the spear)'.

    Originally and English name which b

  • Milton (English) - Settlement by the mill; middle town [English speaking countries]

    Surname derived from the place names; from the Old English middel (middle) and tun (settlement); or mylentun (settlement by the mill).

    The surname is most famous as that of the poet John Milton, and the given name is sometimes bestowed in h

  • Oliver (French) - Elf army [English speaking countries]

    From the French Olivier, believed to be an old French version of the Germanic name Alfihar. The name is also associated with the olive tree and therefore peace. Oliver was the 173rd most popular boy's name in the US in 2006, but the third most popular i

Female Names
  • Ellen (Greek) - Torch; bright light [English, Norwegian and Swedish speaking countries]

    Except for its roots to Helen this name can also be linked to more common El-names such as Eleanor.

    There are various actresses named Ellen such as comedian Ellen DeGeneres, 'Grey's Anatomy' star Ellen Pompeo, Ellen Barkin and Academy awar

  • Laurel (Latin) - Laurel [English speaking countries]

    In the 19th century, this name relates from the Middle English word for tree, "lorel" although the name was also recorded in the 16th century as a pet form of Laura.

    There are various trees that contain laurel in their name, but the Bay Lau

  • Lucille (Latin) - Light [English and French speaking countries]

    Lucille Ball was an American comedian and actress, famous for her show 'I love Lucy'.

  • Rosie (Latin) - Rose [English speaking countries]

    Rosie is typically a nickname for names beginning with Rose. In J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings", Rosie Cotton was a hobbit who married Samwise Gamgee.

    Rosie O'Donnell is a talk show host, actress and comedian. Rosie Perez is a fam

Gender Neutral Names
  • Rowan (Gaelic) - Little red one [English speaking countries]

    One form of Rowan comes from the Gaelic word for red, ruadh, and a Gaelic diminutive suffix. The other form, from the tree, comes from a Norse word for the European plant. This word refers to the red leaves and berries of the rowan tree.

  • Will (Germanic) - Will, desire + helmet, protection [English speaking countries]

    Will is a common nickname for any names starting in "Will/Wil" such as Willard, William, Willem, Wilson or Wilford.

    Famous bearers include lead character Will Turner played by Orlando Bloom in Disney's "Pirates of the Carribean" series, Co