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Some surnames given to boys, and where applicable, possible famous namesakes.

Banks

Baxter

Bentley (car manufacturer)

Bowie (pop star)

Brodyn

Brando (Hollywood actor)

Bryson (author)

Callan

Carter

Clancy (character in a classic poem)

Colby

Colton

Corby

Dashiell

Deakin (former prime minister)

Deegan

Finnegan

Fischer

Forbes

Grady

Grayson

Halen (references rock stars Van Halen)

Hendrix (rock star)

Henson (puppet maker)

Holden (car manufacturer)

Hudson (explorer and navigator)

Hurley (actress)

Jagger (rock star)

Jovi (rock star)

Kaiver

Keelan

Kelston

Knox

Kynan

Laker

Landon

Latrell

Lawson (national poet)

Leighton

Lennon (rock-pop icon)

Locke

Madden (pop-punk stars)

Maddox

Mandela (inspiring civil rights leader)

Mannix (TV detective)

Marley (reggae star)

Maxwell

Murphy

Nelson (inspiring naval hero, also the first name of Mr Mandela)

Nixon (less-than-inspiring former US president)

Oakley

Parker (real-life name of Spiderman)

Paxton

Preston

Quade

Rafferty

Reid

Ripley (Believe it or Not!)

Riston

Rowland

Ryker

Sagan (astronomer and cosmologist)

Seeley

Slater (NRL star)

Tanner

Tennyson (Poet Laureate)

Torbin

Toretto (surname of Vin Diesel’s character in The Fast and the Furious)

Tyrelle

Vanderlai (strangely similar to George Costanza’s alias in Seinfeld)

Vaughan

Wilson

Winton (novelist)

Yarran (AFL footballer)

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