Unique, Unusual, & Just Plain Insane Celebrity Baby Names


Jimmy Fallon & Nancy Juvoven

We love unique baby names, but some Hollywood celebrities take being creative to a whole ‘nother level!

Let’s check out some of the unusual and wacky celebrity baby names we’ve heard recently!

Busy Phillips & Marc Silverstein

Busy Philipps and Marc Silverstein

Actress Busy Philipps and her husband Marc Silverstein named their daughter Cricket Pearl. But little Cricket joins her 4-year-old sister Birdie Leigh. Philipps joked about her unique baby names, tweeting, “It’s weird people think my kids will be in therapy because of their names. Guys, my kids will be therapy for LOTS of reasons, I’m sure.”

Kim Kardashian & Kanye West

Kanye West & Kim Kardashian

Rapper Kanye West and reality star Kim Kardashian were reported to have named their daughter a “K” name, going with Kaidence. We thought that was unique but pretty until we later learned they named their newborn daughter North West. Cute or insane?

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard

Dax Shepard, Kristen Bell

Funny couple Kristen and Dax chose the name Lincoln for their first child. And that’s for a daughter! Dax tweeted, “She has mom’s beauty and dad’s obsession with breasts. Hooray!”

Holly Madison

Holly Madison baby girl

Former Playboy model Holly Madison had originally said she wanted a unique name for her daughter. Well, it’s definitely unique! Holly named her baby girl Rainbow Aurora.

Uma Thurman

Uma Thurman and baby Luna

Uma gave birth to a daughter on July 15, but waited until October reveal her name. Uma’s daughter has a very long name. It’s Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence Thurman-Busson, called Luna for short.

Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon pics

Reese Witherspoon and her husband Jim Toth named her baby boy after a state. Why not? Reese named her son Tennessee Toth.

Beyonce and Jay-Z

Beyonce and Jay-Z

Beyonce and rapper Jay-Z welcomed a daughter into the world in January 2012. The singing couple named their daughter Blue Ivy.

Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman & Benjamin Millepied

“Black Swan” actress Natalie Portman and her husband Benjamin Millepied welcomed a son this year, naming him Alef. His name is the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet, which represents the oneness of God.

Anna Paquin & Stephen Moyer

Anna Paquin & Stephen Moyer

“True Blood” real-life couple Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer kept the names of their twins quiet for quite a while. But nine months later the names were finally released. They named one twin Charlie (not unusual in the least) but the other twin is named Poppy. It shouldn’t be too big of a surprise because Moyer’s older daughter from a previous relationship is named Lilac.

Alicia Silverstone

Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Jarecki

Actress Alicia Silverstone and her husband Christopher Jarecki seem very modern-day hippie. They named their son Bear Blu. Well, that’s definitely…different!

Lisa Ling

Lisa Ling & Dr. Paul Song

Journalist Lisa Ling and her oncologist husband Paul Song welcomed a daughter on March 8, 2013, naming her Jett. Lisa explained she is a huge Jet Li fan.

Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman

Drew Barrymore & Will Kopelman

Actress Barrymore has always been a free spirit and came up with a very unique name for her first child. Drew and her hubby Will Kopelman named their daughter after a fruit…Olive.

Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze, Jr.

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Actress Sarah Michelle Gellar and husband Freddie Prinze Jr. named their newborn son Rocky James. Of course Rocky is the famous character played by Sylvester Stallone. Their son’s middle name is after Prinze’s late father’s middle name.

Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon & Nancy Juvoven

Talk show host Jimmy Fallon recently shocked everyone when it was announced that he welcomed a baby girl. Fallon’s wife Nancy Juvoven gave birth to a daughter. And her name? Winnie Rose! We’re not certain if it’s after Winnie the Pooh or if it’s a family name. It’s different!

Jason Bateman and Amanda Anka

Jason Bateman and Amanda Anka

Actor Jason Bateman and wife Amanda Anka welcomed their second child in 2012, naming their baby girl Maple Sylvie. Isn’t that sweet!

What’s the most insane celebrity baby name?


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