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The baby names most likely to make your child famous have been revealed, from Daniel to Thelma

CHOOSING a name for your newborn can be a tricky decision - so why not opt for a moniker that could set them up for stardom?

The baby names that are most likely to make your son or daughter famous have been revealed. 

If you want your baby to be a star, you may want to pick one of these names
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If you want your baby to be a star, you may want to pick one of these namesCredit: Getty - Contributor

The list has been compiled by What Are The Odds, who analysed actors and actresses who have won awards at the Golden Globes, Oscars and Baftas. 

Here are the top 10 which could make your child a star…..

Daniel

The number one name on the list was found to be Daniel, so if you have a son, this could be the best bet for a moniker. 

Famous Daniels include Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe, along with James Bond star Daniel Craig. 

And who can forget Get Out talent Daniel Kaluuya, and three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis. 

Daniel was found to be the top name for success on the big screen, such as Harry Potter's Daniel Radcliffe
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Daniel was found to be the top name for success on the big screen, such as Harry Potter's Daniel RadcliffeCredit: Getty - Contributor
If you have a girl, Catherine or Katherine, like Katherine Heigl, was a top name for actresses who have won awards at the Golden Globes, Oscars and Baftas
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If you have a girl, Catherine or Katherine, like Katherine Heigl, was a top name for actresses who have won awards at the Golden Globes, Oscars and BaftasCredit: Getty - Contributor

Catherine/Katherine

If you have a little girl, opting for Catherine may just be the ideal choice. 

Famous people with the name include Chicago star Catherine Zeta-Jones and Knocked up actress Katherine Heigl.

Other people in the limelight with the name include Catherine Tate and Katherine Jenkins. 

Adam

Adam was also a popular A-list name, like Star Wars’ Adam Driver
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Adam was also a popular A-list name, like Star Wars’ Adam Driver Credit: Getty Images - Getty

There are numerous people with this name such as Star Wars’ Adam Driver, who plays Kylo Ren. 

Meanwhile, Adam Sandler has definitely made a name for himself, with films like Happy Gilmore, 50 First Dates and Blended. 

Other Adams include Adam DeVine from Pitch Perfect, and Adam Levine from Maroon 5. 

Ellen

Chat show host Ellen DeGeneres has helped to put Ellen on the list for famous women
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Chat show host Ellen DeGeneres has helped to put Ellen on the list for famous womenCredit: AFP or licensors

When you think of Ellen, of course the popular TV host Ellen DeGeneres springs to mind. 

But the list of famous Ellen is extensive, and includes Juno star Ellen Page, and Grey’s Anatomy main actress Ellen Pompeo.

Hugh

Hugh Grant is one of many famous Hughs in the acting industry
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Hugh Grant is one of many famous Hughs in the acting industryCredit: Getty Images - Getty

Hugh is another name that could be a good option if you are picking names for a son. 

There are a number of Hughs on the big screen, including House star Hugh Laurie and Wolverine hunk Hugh Jackman. 

There’s also Hugh Grant from Bridget Jones’s Diary, actor Hugh Dancy, and Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville. 

Thelma

 Actress Thelma Barlow from Coronation Street joins a list of famous Thelmas
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Actress Thelma Barlow from Coronation Street joins a list of famous ThelmasCredit: Getty - Contributor

Back to the women, Thelma has been the name of a number of famous faces. 

Aside from the fictional character from Thelma and Louise, it’s also the moniker of Coronation Street actress Thelma Barlow.

Meanwhile, Thelma Ritter, who was alive from 1902 to 1969 also gained fame for her Oscar nomination for All About Eve in 1950. 

Michael

 X-Men star Michael Fassbender proves why Michael could be a strong choice when you are naming a baby boy
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X-Men star Michael Fassbender proves why Michael could be a strong choice when you are naming a baby boyCredit: Getty Images - Getty

There are a whole host of Michaels who are now big household names. 

These include X-Men star Michael Fassbender and  Back to the Future actor Michael J.Fox, who played the role of Marty McFly. 

Aside from the world of acting, other famous Michaels include pop legend Michael Jackson and swimmer Michael Phelps. 

Emma

There are a number of A-list Emmas, including La La Land actress Emma Stone
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There are a number of A-list Emmas, including La La Land actress Emma Stone Credit: Getty Images - Getty

Apart from being one of Jane Austen’s most famous fictional characters, we see a number of well-known Emmas walk red carpets. 

Most recognisable Emmas include Emma Watson from Harry Potter, along with La La Land actress Emma Stone. 

Meanwhile Emma Roberts from American Horror Story is also racking up an impressive film credits list. 

Mark

  Hulk legend Mark Rufflo has helped boost the moniker Mark at awards ceremonies
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Hulk legend Mark Rufflo has helped boost the moniker Mark at awards ceremoniesCredit: Getty Images - Getty

You may want to call your son Mark if you want him to be in a good chance of being an A-lister. 

Famous Marks include Hulk legend Mark Rufflo and Star Wars actor Mark Hamill.

There’s also Mark Wahlberg from Entourage and outside of acting, Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg. 

Jodie

There is no denying that Jodie Comer steals the show in Killing Eve
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There is no denying that Jodie Comer steals the show in Killing EveCredit: AFP or licensors

Jodie is also a name which is rising in the ranks. 

You may be a fan of Killing Eve star Jodie Comer and the first female Doctor on Doctor Who Jodie Whittaker.

And another popular Jodie is Silence of the Lambs star Jodie Foster.

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