Celebrity Baby Names – Top Picks for Inspiration

Celebrities choose the coolest and weirdest names for their babies. Some with complex and sought-out meanings behind them, others chosen just because of the cool sound, here are some of the most inspiring baby names of celebrities.

Baby boy names

George Alexander Louis

Parents: Kate Middleton and Prince William

Prince George was named after the Queen’s father – King George VI. The name ‘Louis’ is rumoured to be after Lord Louis Mountbatten. When Prince George will come to rule the country, he will be King George VII.


Romeo James

Parents: Victoria Beckham and David Beckham

Apparently ‘Romeo’ is just a name that Victoria and David liked very much.


Angelo James

Parents: Adele and Simon Konecki

Adele and Simon kept their baby boy’s name a secret for almost 4 months after his birth. The singer first revealed the name by wearing a gold necklace with the name Angelo.


Rex Rayne Wood

Parents: Fearne Cotton and Jesse Wood

The parents did not reveal their inspiration for their baby boy’s name, but it is certainly unique and it has a cool sound.



Parents: Shakira and Gerard Piqué

Shakira revealed the origin of her baby boy’s name on her website: “The name Milan (pronounced MEE-lahn), means dear, loving and gracious in Slavic; in Ancient Roman, eager and laborious; and in Sanskrit, unification.”


Astala Dylan Willow and Phaedra Bloom Forever

Parents: Peaches Geldof and Thomas Cohen (S.C.U.M.)

Geldof chose a Jewish name for her first-born, picked up from a baby name book. ‘Astala’ is supposed to be the male version of the Jewish girl name Esther. As for Phaedra, born one year later, Geldof declared in an interview that she had chosen the name from the song ‘Some Velvet Morning’, by Lee Hazlewood. The boy was also named ‘Bloom’, after Peaches’ middle name Honeyblossom and after Nirvana album ‘In Bloom’.


Baby girl names

Theodora Rose

Parents: Robbie Williams and Ayda Field

Robbie declared he wanted an old-school name for her daughter, and had several such names already planned before Theodora’s birth.


Isabelle Catherine

Parents: Emma Willis and Matt Willis

‘Isabelle Catherine’ is a beautiful and well-chosen baby name, much more conventional than her brother’s name: Ace Billy.


Marnie Rose

Parents: Lily Allen and Sam Cooper

The name ‘Rose’ was chosen after her mother’s middle name.


Fox India

Parents: Emma Ferguson and Mark Owen

The parents have not declared their inspiration for the highly criticized name ‘Fox India’.


Marlowe Ottoline Layng

Parents: Sienna Miller and Tom Sturridge

The name ‘Marlowe’ has been reportedly chosen after Christopher Marlowe, a great Elizabethan dramatist who influenced Shakespeare.


Tabitha (Xiao Xi)

Parents: Hugh Grant and Tinglan Hong

Hugh Grant’s daughter also carries a Chinese name – Xiao Xi – which means ‘happy surprise’.