To many children in the 60s and 70s, Wizard of Oz is their childhood. This classic movie, officially released in 1939, has always been a great part in the world pop culture. Actually, the film was inspired from the novel “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” of L. Frank Baum (1900) which was also very successfully. Because of the huge influence of both the book and movie, kids of old and new generations have a big love for all the characters of Wizard of Oz.
Interestingly, not only for the entertainment purpose, Wizard of Oz is also a plentiful resource for some parents-to-be when it comes to baby names. Well, it’s understandable for us to name our children after some of the favorite characters of our childhood. Since there are many characters from Wizard of Oz, you have a bunch of interesting, unique ideas. Today, for only pregnant women and their future babies, ICollectOZ provides 12 sweetest baby names from the original 1939 film. Check out the list of our favorites for both baby girls and baby boys below.
- Emerald (taken from the Emerald City)
- Ruby (original from Dorothy’s ruby red heels)
- Gale (inspired by Dorothy’s last name)
- Henry (inspired by Dorothy’s uncle)
- Zeke (taken from the Cowardly Lion)
Whether your baby gender is boy or girl, these lovely names still give the best of both worlds. So, which Oz name here do you love best?
Happy Pregnancy with Oz Costumes
Although there are a lot of things you are unable to do during your pregnancy period, you shouldn’t spend the whole 9 months boringly. ICollectOZ recommends all pregnant women a fun activity – painting your belly part. It’s not that Halloween is the only occasion to wear weird costumes; instead, you can have fun with different costumes whenever you want. If you are an Oz enthusiast, then surprise your friends and even family members with incredible Wizard of Oz costumes. You can become Dorothy, a charisma witch or whatever you like.
More interestingly, it would be awesome to make your belly a part of the costume. Recently, on SNS, there’s a picture of a preggers woman who painted her belly with the “Wicked Witch of the West”, stirring the interest amongst expecting mothers. With some paint and creativity, you will have a beautiful crystal-ball liked belly. In addition, go online and check out other mamas’ creative belly art for more inspiration.
For more Wizard of Oz costumes, accessories and other items, you can easily find at icollectoz.com. Make your pregnancy a happy and joyful time!