Unusual baby names is something the celebrities are particularly good at dishing out. From Audio Science to Pilot Inspektor, discover the weirdest celeb baby names to bless their tots with.
From Audio Science to Pilot Inspektor, you have to feel for these celebrity offspring….
Jaime King and Kyle Newman had baby Leo Thames Newman on July 20. Jaime wrote: “We are SO happy to welcome to the world our new baby boy!”
What’s in a name? Kristen Cavallari and hubby Jay Cutler welcomed their son Jaxon Wyatt Cutler on 2nd May 2014. The little bundle of joy is the TV presenter’s second son, joining big brother Camden, 19 months, in the Cavallari-Cutler household. Cute.
What’s in a name? After Kingston and Zuma, came Apollo, Gwen Stefani’s third child with Gavin Rossdale. Apollo was the Greek god of light, music and poetry, which explains the Christian name, while Bowie and Flynn are the maiden names of their mothers, Gavin told his followers on Twitter.
What’s in a name? The controversy over Kate choosing not to take Ned Rocknroll’s depoll surname was totally overshadowed by the fact that the pair chose to call their baby ‘Bear’. She didn’t give a reason for choosing the name…
What’s in a name? Kris Jenner stepped in to defend Kim Kardashian and Kanye West when they appeared to name their daughter after a compass point. She said Kim explained that North meant highest point and their daughter was their highest point together.
What’s in a name? Beyonce Knowles and Jay Z’s much-awaited baby girl was born in true diva style. The Carters booked out an entire area of the New York Lenox Hill hospital with heightened security for Beyonce to give birth. Blue Ivy also made baby history by appearing on Jay Z’s single Glory just minutes after her birth, making her the youngest person to vocal on a music track. Being a rap kid, with the stage name ‘B.I.C’ at just a week old, whichever celebrity baby follows this little one, will have a lot to compete with!
What’s in a name? Megan Fox went all spiritual after the birth of her second son, giving him the name Bodhi meaning ‘enlightenment.’ She chose the Buddhist word with husband Brian Austin Green.
What’s in a name? Matthew McConaughey and his wife Camilla Alves named their third child, a boy, Livingston. Though they didn’t give a reason, McConaughey sent out a series of cryptic Tweets with the closing line ‘Just keep livin” – could this be a hint?
What’s in a name? My Name is Earl leading man Jason Lee and Beth Riesgraf chose this unusual name for their son in honour of song He’s Simple, He’s Dumb, He’s The Pilot by rock band Grandaddy.
What’s in a name? Satchel – son of Woody Allen and Mia Farrow – was clearly unimpressed by his name, inspired by Satchel Paige, and is now known as Ronan Seamus.
What’s in a name? Comic fanatic Nicolas Cage took his obsession a step further than most, when he named his son after Superman’s birth name, Kal-El. It’s not the first time that the actor has honoured his fanaticism with a name – he changed his surname Coppola to Cage in honour of Marvel character Luke Cage.
What’s in a name? Actress Shannyn Sossamon and partner Dallas Clayton named their son Audio Science, explaining later that they wanted a ‘word not a name’. The actress commented, ‘my boyfriend read through the dictionary three or four times. We were going to call him Science, but thought it might get shortened to Sci, as in Simon.’
What’s in a name? Sean Penn and then wife Robin named their son Hopper Jack in honour of family friends – and acting legends – Dennis Hopper and Jack Nicholson.
What’s in a name? Proud parents Jamie and Jools Oliver named their first son Buddy Bear Maurice Oliver, continuing the floral theme they started with three daughters, Poppy Honey, Daisy Boo and Petal.
What’s in a name? McFly’s Tom Fletcher and his wife, writer Giovanna Faclone, welcomed their son Buddy Bob on February 16th 2016. Buddy is the childhood sweethearts’ second son, joining older brother Buzz Michelangelo. Tom announced the news by taking to Twitter to declare that: ‘Player 2 has now entered the game.’
What’s in a name? Rachel Griffiths and her Australian artist husband gave their son the musical moniker Banjo – although it had nothing to do with the stringed instrument. He was actually named after writer Banjo A.B. Paterson. ‘He’s the famous Australian poet, journalist and storyteller,’ explained Rachel. ‘He wrote the song ‘Waltzing Matilda.’
What’s in a name? It’s no surprise that Katie Price and Peter Andre crated the name Tiaamii for their daughter, Princess – it’s taken from their mother’s names,Thea and Amy.
What’s in name? U2’s The Edge and his then wife Aislinn O’Sullivan named their third daughter Blue Angel in 1989, a sister for Hollie and Arran. His only dabbling in the stranger side of naming, the rocker named subsequent children, with second wife Morleigh Steinberg, Sian and Levi.
What’s in a name? Jermaine Jackson seems to be fond of the letter J – having 6 children whose names begin with the same letter. But he saved the strangest for his youngest – son Jermajesty Jackson – who was born in 2000 to his ex-wife Alejandra Oaziaza.
What’s in a name? Paula Yates and Michael Hutchence gave their first daughter – her fourth – the unusual title of Heavenly Hiraani Tiger Lily, although she was more commonly known as simply Tiger. Hiraani was apparently Michael’s favourite Polynesian word, meaning ‘princess of the beautiful sky.’ Although born to the surname Hutchence, Tiger officially adopted the name Geldof in 2008 – the same as half-sisters, Fifi Trixibelle, Peaches & Pixie.
What’s in a name? Toni Braxton appeared to have taken inspiration from the jeans section in her local department store when naming her two sons, Diezel and Denim.
What’s in a name? David Duchovny and Tea Leoni’s first born was given the rather conventional name of Madelaine. But they saved the more unusual name for their second child – son Kyd Miller. The now eight-year old apparently prefers to go by his middle name of Miller.
What’s in a name? Ashlee Simpson and her now estranged rocker husband Pete Wentz did indeed name their child after the famous Disney character. ‘The Jungle Book was something that me and Ashlee bonded over. It’s a cool name,’ said Pete. ‘Then we came up with the idea Bronx. We’d been throwing names back and forth for a while.’
What’s in a name? Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin chose the fruity moniker for their first daughter because, ‘It sounded so sweet and it conjured such a lovely picture for me – you know, apples are so sweet and they’re wholesome and it’s biblical,’ the actress later explained.
What’s in a name? Alicia Keys and husband Swizz Beatz welcomed their first child Egypt Daoud Dean (the father’s original surname) back in October of last year. Swizz Beatz already has three other children with his ex wife.
What’s in a name? It’s speculated that Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale named their second son after the beautiful Zuma Beach in Malibu.
What’s in a name? Following daughter Harlow Winter Kate, Nicole Richie and Joel Madden decided that their son should share his name with the common garden bird. ‘Sparrow was one we both liked. I liked the way it sounded with Harlow,’ explained Nicole. ‘My worry raising a son in Hollywood is, what will he have to struggle for?’ added Joel. ‘I wanted to give him a name that he?s going to have to stand up for. I love it, I think it?s a beautiful name.’
What’s in a name? Geri Halliwell gave birth to daughter Bluebell Madonna in May 2006. Former flame Sacha Gervasi is widely thought to be the father, but this has never been publicly confirmed. ‘What really clinched [the name] for me was my mother telling me that the bluebell is increasingly rare – so it’s a precious flower, which seems just right for my daughter,’ she said.
What’s in a name? Sophie Ellis Bextor and her husband Richard Jones of The Feeling named their third child Ray Holiday Jones. Proud dad Richard announced the happy news on his twitter page, telling fans: ‘Ray Holiday Jones was born today at 12:35 weighing 7Ib 15 Mother and baby doing great.We are truly smitten. Love to u all. Rx’ Ray joins siblings Sonny and Kit.
What’s in a name? Repeat offenders Sam Taylor-Wood and Aaron Johnson welcomed their new arrival, Romy Hero, in January 2012. The baby girl joins Taylor-Wood and Johnson’s first daughter, 18-month-old, Wylda Rae.
What’s in a name? Robert Downey Jr. and his film producer wife, Susan Downey, became parents to Exton Elias on February 8 2011. The little boy is the actor’s second child and joins big brother Indio, 18, from Downey’s previous marriage. Clearly RDJ likes an unusual baby name or two!