Celebrity Baby Names: The Unique & Unusual


Celebrities are known for giving their offspring some pretty unique names.

Some couples in the entertainment industry go for creative monikers, but some are just a little too “out there”. Let’s take a look at some of our favorite Hollywood star’s unusual (or weird) baby names!


Beyonce and rapper Jay-Z named their baby girl Blue Ivy Carter. Jay-Z has an album called “Blueprint” and the number 4 is Beyonce’s favorite number (like Blue IV)

Nicolas Cage

Actor Nicolas Cage named his son named Kal-El Coppola. Cage is a huge Superman fan, and Kal-El is the Kryptonian name Superman had before he became Clark Kent.

Gwyneth Paltrow

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay singer Chris Martin named their daughter Apple. Paltrow previously said she loved whole “wholesome and clean” the name sounded. She got the idea because another Coldplay band member named his daughter Apple.

Robert Rodriguez

“Sin City” director Robert Rodriguez has four sons with very unusual names. His boys are named Rocket, Racer, Rebel and Rogue.

Jason Lee

“My Name is Earl” star Jason Lee has a son named Pilot Inspektor. That’s definitely a very different name!

Forest Whitaker

“Repo Men” actor Forest Whitaker has named his children the most relaxing names in Hollywood. His kid’s names are Sonnet, True, Ocean, and Autumn.

Toni Braxton

Singer Toni Braxton and ex-husband Keri Lewis have sons named Diezel Ky and Denim Cole. Pretty cute choices we think!

Erykah Badu

Singer Erykah Badu has three children with crazy names. Her first son is named Seven Sirius, her daughter’s name is Puma Sabti Curry, and her younger daughter is named Mars Merkaba Thedford.

David Beckham/Victoria Beckham

Soccer stud David Beckham and wife Victoria Beckham have chosen adorable names that are still unique for their four children. The couple have three sons – Brooklyn, Romeo, and Cruz. They also have a daughter named Harper Seven.

Mariah Carey/Nick Cannon

Singer and “American Idol” judge Mariah Carey and husband Nick Cannon have boy/girl twins named Moroccan Scott and Monroe.

Robert Downey, Jr.

“Iron Man” actor Robert Downey Jr. and wife Susan, a producer, have a son named Exton Elias.

Bob Geldof

Musician Bob Geldof and his former wife, the late Paula Yates, have very creative names for their children. They have daughters Fifi Trixibelle, Peaches Honeyblossom, and Little Pixie.

Yates also had a daughter with the late INXS singer Michael Hutchence named Heavenly Hiraani Tiger Lily.

Penn Jillette

Comedian and magician Penn Jillette named his daughter Moxie CrimeFighter. Seriously!

Jamie Oliver/Jools Oliver

Chef Jamie Oliver and his wife, model Jools Oliver, have four kids with very unique names. Their children include Poppy Honey Rosie, 10, Daisy Boo Pamela, nine, Petal Blossom Rainbow, three, and their two-year-old son Buddy Bear Maurice.

Brad Pitt/Angelina Jolie

Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, who became engaged last year and plan to marry very soon, have unusual names for all of their children. The kids include adopted son Maddox Chivan, adopted daughter Zahara Marley, adopted son Pax Thien, and boy/girl twins Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline.

Gwen Stefani/Gavin Rossdale

Singing couple Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale have two sons. The oldest is Kingston James McGregor and the younger son is Zuma Nesta Rock.

Demi Moore

Actress Demi Moore and her ex-husband Bruce Willis have three daughters together. They include Rumer Glenn, Scout Larue, and Tallulah Belle.

Johnathan Davis of Korn

Korn rocker and former porn star Deven Davis have a son named Pirate.

Which of these odd celebrity baby names do you think are cute? Which did you hate?


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