Celebrities and musicians are notorious for giving their young ones names anyone would least expect. The non-celebrity parent world is no stranger to delivering names the rest of society cannot imagine growing up with, either. Parents have chosen verbs, foods, or even names that sound like a sentence when spoken. Here are a few celebrity parents who kept the naming process pretty casual. For the most part.
Pearl (Latin): Gem of the Sea
Pearl Clementine, Jack Osbourne
Maxwell (English): Capable
Maxwell Drew, Jessica Simpson
Willow (English): From the willow tree; symbol of healing and grace
Willow Sage, Pink
Julian (Greek): The child of love; one who is youthful
Julian Fuego, Robin Thicke
Bronx (English): Borough of New York City
Bronx Mowgli, Ashlee Simpson
Luca (Italian): Light
Luca Cruz, Hillary Duff
Jessica Simpson wins for the girls. Though the name Maxwell is usually intended for boys, “Max” will be a cute nickname for her daughter growing up. Hillary Duff’s Luca is the best name on the boy’s list. Short, sweet, and it sounds nice when pronounced. As for Bronx Mowgli—it could be worse.
In honor of our favorite celebrities and their newest additions, here is a list of names held by the most recent babies born into Hollywood:
So far, the stars are experiencing a baby girl overload with the exception of Alessandra Ambrosio and fiancé Jamie Mazur.
Lauryn (French): Crowned with laurel; from the laurel tree -Daughter of J.R. Martinez
Lucia (English): Feminine form of Lucas; woman from Lucanus -Daughter of Mira Sorvino
Maxwell (English): Feminine form of Max; the greatest -Daughter of Jessica Simpson
Noah (Hebrew): A peaceful wanderer -Son of Alessandra Ambrosio
Ruby (English): As precious as the red gem stone -Daughter of Marley Shelton
Expecting a baby in the remainder of the month of March? If so, you’re in luck! Below is a list of famous people in history born during the last two weeks of March. Choosing a baby name has never been so simple! Take a look, and be inspired.
Gabe (Hebrew): God’s able-bodied one -Gabe Kaplan, March 31, 1945
Kenny (Gaelic): Form of Kenneth, meaning “fire born” -Kenny Chesney, March 26, 1968
Quentin (Latin): Fifth -Quentin Tarantino, March 27, 1963
Vince (Latin): Form of Vincent, meaning “prevailing” -Vince Vaughn, March 28, 1970
Annabella (Hebrew/Italian): God has favored me -Annabella Sciorra, March 24, 1964
Danica (Slavic): Morning star/from Denmark -Danica Patrick, March 25, 1982
Lucy (Latin): Form of Lucille, meaning “light”-Lucy Lawless, March 29, 1968
Norah (Greek): Shinning woman -Norah Jones, March 30, 1979
If you or someone you know is expecting a child in the month of March, there are only a few short weeks until your new addition arrives. If you want your soon-to-be to have a star-studded childhood, consider using a famous and well-known name that will stick with them for the rest of their lives—and that does not mean picking from a list of names like Blanket, Apple, and Pilot Inspektor—unless that’s what you like.
Arye (Hebrew): Lion, eagle -Arye Gross, March 17th, 1960
Dee (Hebrew): The beloved one -Dee Snider, March 15th, 1955
Glenn (Gaelic): From the secluded narrow valley -Glenn Close, March 19th, 1947
Kirby (German): From the village with the church -Kirby Puckett, March 14th, 1961
Dana (English): Woman from Denmark -Dana Delany, March 13th, 1956
Holly (English): Of the holly tree -Holly Hunter, March 20th, 1958
Irene (Greek): A peaceful woman -Irene Cara, March 18th, 1959
Mercedes (Spanish): Lady of mercies; refers t the Virgin Mary -Mercedes McCambridge, March 16th, 1916
It’s time again to announce the famous birthdays that have occurred on this day in years past. Every month, the Baby Name Registry would like to shed light on those who are celebrating a birthday. Whether they are turning 1, 10, or 100, these famous people might inspire the name that you choose for your soon-to-be. Here are a few names that might interest you of those celebrating a birthday today on Friday, January 27th.
Lewis (German): A famous warrior: Lewis Carroll- 1832
Mikhail (Hebrew): Who is like God? Mikhail Baryshnikov- 1948
Patton (English): From the town of warriors: Patton Oswalt- 1969
Troy (Gaelic): Son of a foot soldier: Troy Donahue- 1936
Bridget (Irish): A strong and protective woman; in mythology, goddess of fire, wisdom, and poetry: Bridget Fonda- 1964
Donna (Italian): A titled woman; feminine form of Donald; ruler of the world: Donna Reed- 1921
Jennifer (Welsh): One who is fair; a beautiful girl: Jennifer LB Leese- 1970
Karen (Greek): Form of Katherine, meaning “one who is pure; virginal” Karen Velez- 1961
Happy Birthday Kate Middleton! January 9th is a special day for many of our favorite celebrities. Kate Middleton, a crowd favorite, is celebrating her 30th birthday today and saying goodbye to her 20’s in style. Last year, Kate celebrated her 29th birthday, her marriage to Prince William, and became the Duchess of England; so how will she celebrate 30? Sister Pippa has taken control of the party planning and has arranged an 80’s night with cocktails and karaoke.
Who else is celebrating a birthday today? Here are a few celebs that will be a year older after today. If you are expecting a child in the month of January, consider naming him/her after your favorite celebrity. The name will never be forgotten and will be a fan favorite!
Alexander (Greek): Helper and defender of mankind-A.J McLean: 1978
David (Hebrew): The beloved one -Dave Matthews: 1967
James (Hebrew): Form of Jacob, meaning “he who supplants” -Jimmy Page: 1944
Mark (Latin): Dedicated to Mars, the God of war -Mark Martin: 1959
Catherine (English): One who is pure; virginal -Kate Middleton: 1982
Grace (Latin): Having God’s favor; in mythology, the Graces were the personification of beauty, charm, and grace -Gracie Fields: 1898
Joey (English): Feminine form of Joseph; God will add -Joey Lauren Adams: 1968
Susannah (Hebrew): Resembling a graceful white lily -Susannah York: 1941
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These young celebrity children will only be a year or two older than your soon-to-be! If they take after mom and dad, they might be the next big name in Hollywood. If you are stumped and have yet to settle on a name, consider the names of your favorite celebrity couples children.
Flynn (Irish): One who has a ruddy complexion -Son of Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr
Leo (Latin): Resembling a lion -Son of Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem
Phyllon (Greek): Leaf -Son of Doutzen Kroes and Sunnery James
Shane (English): Form of John, meaning “God is gracious” -Son of Shane Filan and Gilliam Welsh
Coco (Spanish): Form of Socorro, meaning “one who offers help and relief” -Daughter of Tony Kanal and Erin Lokitz
Grace (Latin): Having God’s favor -Daughter of Mark Wahlberg and Rhea Durham
Hillary (Greek): A cheerful woman; bringer of joy -Daughter of Samantha and Michael Hess
Vida (Latin/Hebrew) Life/one who is dearly loved: -Daughter of Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves
As 2011 comes to a close, take a minute to look back on the most influential celebrities of the 2000’s and their children. Stand back and take cover; the top 8 celebrity children of 2011 are kickin’ butt and the Baby Name Registry Blog is taking their names [for you, of course]! From Suri Cruise to Harper Seven Bekham, these celebrity baby names are anything but ordinary, and that’s a fact.
Influential Celeb. Kids of 2011: TOP 8
1- Suri (American/Sanskrit/Hebrew): Wealthy; mother of the son; go away -Suri Cruise
Suri Cruise was named the most influential celebrity kid of 2011! With a personality this spunky, she is sure to be in the public eye for many years to come.
2- Harper (English): One who plays or makes harps -Harper Seven Bekham
3- Shiloh (Hebrew): One who is peaceful; abundant -Shiloh Jolie-Pitt
4- Max (Latin): Form of Maximilian, meaning “the greatest” -Max Anthony
5- Mason (English): One who works with stone -Mason Disick
6- Honor (English): To have honored; respect -Honor Alba
7- Cruz (Spanish): Of the cross -Cruz Beckham
8- Jayden (Hebrew/English): One who is thankful of God -Jayden Spears