Posts tagged "baby names"

And The Worst Celebrity Baby Name Of 2011 Was…

Celebrities tend to choose some very, er, interesting names for their offspring, but this year two names stood out: Bear Blu Jarecki, born to Alicia Silverstone, and Moroccan Cannon, born to Mariah Carey. Those two tied for the worst celebrity baby boy names of 2011 on a new BabyNames.com poll, ABC News reports. Read more...

By: Newser / December 29, 2011

48 Pagan Baby Names Perfect For Your Little One

Everywhere you look there's a John, Christian (Christie?), Daniel, Jacob, Sarah, Lily -- names derived from the Bible, or at least credited that way. My Jewish friend chose the Hebrew name 'Ethan' for her son, and I"m sure many of you know people whose religious beliefs influenced their children's names as well. My own kids'…

By: The Stir / November 20, 2011

Pippa, Hadley & Arlo: The Hottest Baby Names Of 2011

Every year, celebrity baby name website Nameberry.com declares the hottest baby names of that year. The list is based on an analysis of the most searched names, particularly those which saw a strong and sudden increase over the last six months. This year, Nameberry says, the list was "driven by unexpected celebrities, rediscovered classics, and…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 27, 2011

Why Ridiculous Celebrity Baby Names Suck

I could read about, talk about and dream about baby names all day long. Some people might call me obsessed. I truly get upset each time I hear a bad name... a bad name in my opinion, at least. Too trendy, spelled too ''Kreatively,'' or a given name that sounds plain horrible when paired with…

By: YourTango.com / July 17, 2011

Morning Quickies: Jay-Z Cheating On Beyoncé? And Natalie Portman’s (Maybe) Baby Name

The gossip blog Crazy Days & Nights claims Jay-Z has been two-timing Beyoncé with a French model. Somehow I don't believe it. These two really seem in love. [Bossip] Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are giving their relationship another try. [Us Weekly] Jennie Garth and "Twilight"'s Peter Facinelli have allegedly separated. Kelly, no! [Celebitchy] Add…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 6, 2011

Parents Name Daughter “Like”

Beware of pressing the "like" button on this story, as we may have created a monster. Lior and Vardit Adler, a couple in Israel, just had a baby girl and decided to name her … "Like." Yes, as in the Facebook's universal sign of approval, or as in a Valley Girl's most frequently uttered word.

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 17, 2011

Mariah Carey And Nick Cannon’s Twins Were Born Listening To “Fantasy”

On Friday, Nick Cannon sat down on the "The Gayle King Show" to talk about being a new papa to twins. "It was surreal for me," he said of being in the delivery room. "Of course, it had to be a production and I was the production manager. I had a camera in one hand…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 16, 2011

Blame Gary Busey For All The Crazy Baby Names In Hollywood

Celebrities come up the most insane baby names. Where do they ge their inspiration? Duh! From Gary Busey. In this sketch for "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Gary consults with famous folk over the phone for $2.17 a minute to come up with names like "Papaya Aquarium" and "Snuggie Hammerhead." "I'm Gary Busey and I name babies,"…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 13, 2011

Poll: What’s The Dumbest Celebrity Baby Name Of All Time?

Is there an unwritten rule that celebutards are required to name their babies something completely outrageous and idiotic? The kiddos will get enough flack for having a famous mommy and daddy, so topping it off with a stupid name is just cruel and unnecessary. It was recently revealed that Mariah Carey and her toothpick-sized husby…

By: TruTV / May 8, 2011

“Teen Mom” Is Ruining Babies’ Names In 2011

The list of top trending baby names in 2011 is further proof that "Teen Mom" may be ruining the next generation. The most popular boys and girls names so far this year are Bentley and Maci. (Bentley, of course, is the name "Teen Mom" Maci, ahem, gave her son.) Okay, if you say so, new…

By: Ami Angelowicz / May 6, 2011

Nick Cannon’s Baby Name Suggestion Is Mind-Blowing

Nick Cannon appeared on "Rachael Ray" this week, and naturally she asked him about baby names. "We always picked out a few [baby] names," he said. "From the day we met, we picked out names ... because ironically we have the same last initial—Carey and Cannon." So the C-name that first popped into his mind?

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 12, 2010

This Year’s Most Popular Baby Names Are Pop Culture Soaked

When I was a kid, I wanted to name my first daughter Madison. Why? Because I'd just seen "Splash" and thought Daryl Hannah was just the awesomest. Little did I realize that zillions of other women were thinking the same thing and there was a big spike in the number of Madisons born that year.

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 3, 2010

Pink Would Name A Baby Boy After Her Favorite Brown Booze

“My dad’s name is James, and my brother’s name is Jason. [Carey and I] are both Irish, Carey’s middle name is Jason, [and] Jameson — we like whiskey. That’s a no brainer.”-- Pink explains why she and husband Carey Hart would name a baby boy "Jameson." Only one problem -- her doc thinks she's expecting…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 30, 2010

What Your Baby’s Name Says About You

What’s in a name? A lot, actually. Naming your kid is one of the hardest parts of starting a family, fraught with arguments, opinions and bad choices. You need to make sure your child’s name is something unique but not too weird, easily rolls off the tongue, and most importantly, totally reflects the kind of…

By: Gillian Telling / November 16, 2010

Laura Ling Names Baby After Bill Clinton, Plus Other Celebrity Namesakes

While in captivity in North Korea, Current TV reporter Laura Ling thought she would never be able to start the family she always wanted. Thanks to the efforts of many, including Bill Clinton, who escorted her back to the land of the free, her dream has actually come true. On Wednesday, Ling and her husband…

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 29, 2010

We Help Celine Dion Name Her Babies

Celine Dion gave birth to her twin boys on Saturday. But the little dudes still don't have names yet. “I’ve read nearly 15,000 names,” the singer, 42, tells French magazine Gala, “and nothing has stuck.”“Because [my other son] René-Charles goes to school in the United States, he’s suggested English first names. My mother, on the…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 28, 2010

C-List Celebs Break Out Some New, Weird Baby Names

Move aside, Apple Martin—your name is old news. Especially when you consider the brand-spanking-new moniker that Jamie "Naked Chef" Oliver just gave his son. He and his wife Jools welcomed Buddy Bear Maurice Oliver into the world this week. James explained that Maurice is to honor Jools' late father, but has no explanation for the…

By: Kelli Bender / September 17, 2010

7 Baby Names For Alanis Morrisette And Souleye’s Kid

Mazel tov, Alanis Morisette! The queen of broken relationships has announced in US Weekly that she is expecting her first child with rapper Souleye. The happy couple are getting right down to business after wedding in May. Obviously, this baby will need a colorful and stupid-sounding name just like his papa. We've got some idea…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 11, 2010

The Top 100 Girl Names Of The Year Are … Weird

I consider myself quite the name game-changer by having an "i" instead of a "y" at the end of "Kelli." But I have nothing on the crop of kiddies that we can expect in the next nine months. The baby name website Nameberry.com recently released their list of the top 100 girl names searched for…

By: Kelli Bender / July 14, 2010

“Twilight” Moms Have Made Jacob And Isabella The Most Popular Baby Names

Clearly, the new moms in 2009 are on "Team Jacob." For the 11th year in a row, the name topped the list of most popular boy names, while Isabella -- the full name of Bella Swan, Twilight's heroine -- pushed Emma out of the top slot for girl names. No word on where Edward fall…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 10, 2010