I use these tools to find popular names of characters from other countries.
This one is great because it lets you search by year.
baby names & more: http://www.familyberry.com/babynames/index.cfm?q=0796D860AFC7DEB0D039016798806DB1&content=baby%20names
Lets you choose any year for US names.
Celebrity Baby Names
This one is great because it includes world names (you can search by country) and gives the meaning of a name as well.