Best Celebrity Baby Names for Boys & Girls

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For as long as there have been celebrities, there has been an interest in celebrity baby names. Whether they’re celebrity royals who stick with traditional names or pop stars who choose something a little more unique – what famous people name their kids is always a hot topic. They’re also a fantastic source of inspiration!

So, to celebrate all things celeb baby names, we’re going to take a look at the most popular names the talk of Tinseltown and beyond have given their kids!

Top 25 celebrity baby names for boys

Over the past few years, celebrity parents have given us some fantastic names, ranging from relatively common names to strikingly original. Here are the top 25 celeb baby names for boys:

Angelo James – parents Snooki and Jionni LaValle

Archie Harrison – parents Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Ariel – parents Candice Swanepoel and Hermann Nicoli

Arthur Michael William – parents Pippa Middleton and James Matthews

Axel Strahl – parents Seth Meyers and Alexi Ashe

Charlie Wolf  – parents Zooey Deschanel and Jacob Pechenik

Francisco – parents Lin-Manuel Miranda and Vanessa Nadal

Gene Attell – parents Amy Schumer and Chris Fischer

Hart – parents Miranda Kerr and Evan Spiegel

Jasper – parents Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky

Louis Arthur Charles – parents Prince William and Kate Middleton

Luke Richard – parents Eddie Redmayne and Hannah Bagshawe

Maverick Nicolas – parents Michael and Nicole Phelps

Max Milo – parents Josh Peck and Paige O’Brien

Miles Theodore – parents Chrissy Teigen and John Legend

Oscar James – parents Gordon and Tana Ramsay

Psalm – parents Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

Robert ‘Robbie’ Ray – parents Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black

Santiago Enrique – parents Eva Longoria and José Bastón

Santino Rafael – parents Mario and Courtney Lopez

Scout Falcon – parents Rodney and Rose Falcon Atkins

Sebastian – parents America Ferrera and Ryan Piers Williams

Shams Francis – parents Mercedes Javid and Tommy Feight

Winston Roy – parents Lily Aldridge and Caleb Followill

Zander Cruz – parents Chris Siegfried and Desiree Hartsock Siegfried

Top 25 celebrity baby names for girls

Along with the boys, celebrity parents of baby girls have an equally eclectic mix of names:

Amalia – parents Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied

August – parents Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan

Banks Violet – parents Hilary Duff and Matthew Koma

Birdie Mae – parents Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson

Bowie Rose – parents Dane DeHaan and Anna Wood

Cairo Tiahna – parents Tia Mowry and Cory Hardrict

Chicago Noel – parents Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

Colette Koala – parents Macklemore and Tricia Davis

Dali – parents Noel Fielding and Lliana Bird

Emilia Giovanna – parents Stanley Tucci and Felicity Blunt

Genevieve – parents Kate Upton and Justin Verlander

Gio Grace – parents Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo

Gianna Michelle – parents Kenan Thompson and Christina Evangeline

Lea De Seine – parents Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk

Lyla Aranya – parents Owen Wilson and Varunie Vongsvirates

Mia – parents Robin Thicke and April Love Geary

Rani Rose – parents Kate Hudson and Danny Fujikawa

Remi Leigh – parents Sean Paul and Jodi Stewart

Rumi – parents Beyoncé and Jay-Z

Soraya Lee – parents Tyrese and Samantha Gibson

Stormi – parents Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott

Story Annabelle – parents Lauren and Aaron Paul

Tiana Gia – parents Dwayne Johnson and Lauren Hashian

True – parents Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson

Vida Amber Betty – parents Michael Bublé and Luisana Lopilato

Baby names from movies

Many of us take inspiration from movies for our baby names, whether it’s a film we’ve loved since childhood, or simply one we’ve recently watched and the name just clicked. And that inspiration doesn’t only come from the characters, either. It can come from the actors and the filmmakers too.

So, let’s take a look at some baby names inspired by popular movies from the past few decades.


1. Ghostbusters

Characters: Ray, Peter, Egon, Winston, Louis, Dana, Janine, Walter

Actors: Dan, Bill, Harold, Ernie, Sigourney, Rick, Annie

Filmmakers: Ivan, Bernie, Michael, Joe

2. Back to the Future

Characters: Marty, Emmett, Lorraine, George. Biff, Jennifer

Actors: Michael, Christopher, Lea, Crispin, Tom, Claudia

Filmmakers: Robert, Bob, Neil, Kathleen, Frank

3. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Characters: Elliott, Gertie, Keys, Mary, Greg

Actors: Henry, Drew, Dee, Sean

Filmmakers: Steven, Melissa

4. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Characters: Ferris, Cameron, Mia, Ed, Jeanie

Actors: Matthew, Alan, Sloane, Jeffrey

Filmmakers: Jane, John, Ira

5. Beverly Hills Cop

Characters: Axel, Billy, Jenny, Victor, Mikey

Actors: Eddie, Judge, Lisa, Ronny, James

Filmmakers: Martin, Daniel, Danilo, Jerry


1. Pulp Fiction

Characters: Vincent, Jules, Butch, Marvin, Lance, Jody

Actors: Uma, Bruce, Tim, Ving, Rosanna, Amanda

Filmmakers: Quentin, Roger, Lawrence, Stacey

2. Jurassic Park

Characters: Alan, Ellie, Ian, Lex, Dennis, Henry

Actors: Sam, Laura, Jeff, Joseph, Ariana, Richard

Filmmakers: David, Gerald, Lata, Colin

3. Titanic

Characters: Jack, Rose, Cal, Molly, Ruth, Brick, Thomas, Spicer

Actors: Leo, Kate, Kathy, Frances, Gloria, Bernard

Filmmakers: Pamela, Al, Grant, Sharon, Rae

4. Forrest Gump

Characters: Forrest, Jenny, Dan

Actors: Robin, Gary, Sally, Rebecca

Filmmakers: Winston, Eric, Wendy, Charles

5. Good Will Hunting

Characters: Will, Sean, Chuckie, Krystyn, Morgan

Actors: Ben, Matt, Stellan, Rachel, Casey, Robin

Filmmakers: Gus, Su, Lawrence, Scott, Kevin


1. Harry Potter

Characters: Harry, Ron, Hermione, Sirius, Albus, Fred, George, Lilly, James

Actors: Rupert, Daniel, Emma, Maggie, Robbie, Fiona, Warwick

Filmmakers: Chris, Joanne, Steve, Todd, Duncan, Paula, Tanya

2. Avatar

Characters: Jake, Grace, Trudy, Miles, Parker

Actors: Zoe, Sam, Michelle, Giovanni, Stephen, Joel

Filmmakers: Brooke, Laeta, Josh, Janice

3. Mean Girls

Characters: Cady, Aaron, Regina, Gretchen

Actors: Lindsay, Tina, Amy, Ana, Lacey

Filmmakers: Mark, Rosalind, Jill, Lorne

4. Pirates of the Caribbean

Characters: Jack, Will, Elizabeth, Weatherby, Joshamee

Actors: Johnny, Geoffrey, Keira, Orlando, Lee, Mackenzie

Filmmakers: Gore, Ted, Terry, Stuart

5. Lord of the Rings

Characters: Frodo, Merry, Pippin, Sam, Galadriel, Boromir, Aragorn, Eowyn

Actors: Elijah, Sala, Cate, Marton, Andy, Lawrence

Filmmakers: Peter, Fran, Philippa

Filmmakers: Colin, Rick, Amanda


1. The Avengers

Characters: Tony, Steve, Bruce, Clint, Natasha, James, Scott, Peter, Carol, Hope

Actors: Scarlett, Jeremy, Don, Benedict. Chadwick, Brie

Filmmakers: Stan, Anthony, Joe

2. Star Wars

Characters: Rey, Finn, Poe, Luke, Han, Leia, Kylo, Maz

Actors: Daisy, Domhnall, Harrison, Carrie, Adam, Lupita, Oscar

Filmmakers: George, Lawrence

3. Frozen

Characters: Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf, Sven

Actors: Kristen, Idina, Josh, Santino, Ciaran

Filmmakers: Chris, Jennifer, Hans

4. Fast and the Furious

Characters: Dominic, Brian, Deckard, Letty, Roman, Elena

Actors: Bin, Dwayne, Jason, Paul, Michelle, Jordana, Tyrese

Filmmakers: James, Gary, Brandon, Hiram, Neal

5. Jurassic World

Characters: Owen, Claire, Gray, Karen, Zach, Barry

Actors: Bryce, Ty, Judy, Irrfan, Vincent, Omar

Baby bames by TV series

Along with movies, thanks to the likes of Netflix and Amazon Prime, we’re now bingeing so much TV it’s impossible not to be inspired by the characters we get so invested in. So, here are some baby names inspired by TV series.

Breaking Bad: Walter, Jesse, Skyler, Marie, Hank, Saul

The Office: Michael, Jim, Pam, Dwight, Stanley, Angela, Meredith, Creed, Kelly, Erin

Game of Thrones: Arya, Jaime, Tyrion, Jon, Cersei, Sansa, Jorah

Stranger Things: Mike, Joyce, Jim, Dustin, Lucas, Nancy, Barb

Friends: Joey, Chandler, Ross, Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Gunther, Precious

Peaky Blinders: Arthur, Ada, Tommy, Polly, Cillian, Lizzie, Curly

Call the Midwife: Shelagh, Julienne, Patrick, Trixie, Phyllis

Downton Abbey: Cora, Edith, Mary, Charles, Violet, Isobel

Riverdale: Betty, Veronica, Archie. Cheryl, Kevin, Alice

The Simpsons: Homer, Lisa, Bart, Marge, Maggie, Ned, Apu, Milhouse, Clancy, Maude

Popular celebrity couples baby names

Unique and striking celebrity baby names are not a recent trend. The rich and famous have been giving their kids original names for years. Here are just a few of our favourite celebrity couples’ baby names (with some names by far outliving their parents’ marriages).

Aleph – parents Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied

Apple – parents Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin

Banks – parents Hilary Duff and Matthew Koma

Blanket – parent Michael Jackson

Chicago – parents Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

Cyrus – parents Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy

Daisy – parents Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde

Delta – parents Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard

Eissa – parents Janet Jackson and Wissam Al Mana

Flynn – parents Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr

Gideon – parents Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka

Hal – parents Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter

Ines – parents Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively

Journey – parents Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green

Luna – parents Chrissy Teigen and John Legend

Maceo – parents Halle Berry and Oliver Martinez

Maple – parents Jason Bateman and Amanda Anka

Montague – parents Geri Halliwell and Christian Horner

Montgomery – parents Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher

Silas – parents Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel

Tiana – parents Dwayne Johnson and Lauren Hashian

Theodora – parents Robbie Williams and Ayda Field

Westlyn – parents Josh Brolin and Kathryn Boyd

Unusual celebrity baby names

On top of being original, some celebrities can certainly give their kids unusual names. Below are a few of our favourite unusual celeb baby names.

Autumn – parents Forest Whitaker and Keisha Nash Witaker

Bear Blu – parents Alicia Silverstone and Christopher Jarecki

Bingham – parents Kate Hudson and Matt Bellamy

Blue Ivy – Parents Beyoncé and Jay-Z

Briar Rose – parents Hayden Christensen and Rachel Bilson

Buddy Bear – parents Jamie Oliver and Juliette Norton

Cosmo – parents Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost

Cricket Pearl – parents Marc Silverstein and Busy Philipps

Daisy Dove – parents Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom

Destry – parents Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw

Dream – parents Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna

Elsie Otter – parents Zooey Deschanel and Jacob Pechenik

Esmeralda Amada – parents Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes

Exton – parents Robert Downey Jr and Susan Downey

Fuschia – parents Sting and Frances Tomelty

Harper Seven – parents David and Victoria Beckham

Hopper – parents Sean Penn and Robin Wright

Kal-El – parents Nicolas Cage and Alice Kim

Kulture Kiari – parents Cardi B and Offset

Kyd – parents Tea Leoni and David Duchovny

Lazer Lee – parents Kathryn Lockhart and Diplo

Lyra Antarctica – parents Ed Sheeran and Cherry Seaborn

Maddox – Parents Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

Memphis Eve – parents Bono and Ali Hewson

Moroccan – parents Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon

Moon Unit – parents Frank and Adelaide Zappa

Moxie Crimefighter – parents Penn Jillette and Emily Zolten

Pilot Inspektor – parents Jason Lee and Beth Riesgraf

Rainbow Aurora – parents Jolly Madison and Pasquale Rotella

Sparrow – parents Joel Madden and Nicole Richie

Stormi – parents Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott

Sunday Molly – parents Mike Myers and Kelly Tisdale

Sylvester Apollo – parents Sebastian Bear-McClard and Emily Ratajkowski

Raddix – parents Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden

Reign – parents Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick

Rhodes Robert – parents Emma Roberts and Garrett Hedlund

Rumer – parents Bruce Willis and Demi Moore

Rocket Zot – parents Sam and Lara Bingle Worthington

Satchel – parents Spike and Tonya Lewis Lee

Suri – parents Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes

Tennessee – parents Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth

Tu – parents Rob Morrow and Debbon Ayer

X Æ A-12 – parents Elon Musk and Grimes

Zola – parents Eddie Murphy and Nicole Mitchell

With so many amazing celebrity baby names to choose from, the world of the rich and famous should offer plenty of inspiration when it comes to picking a name for your own kids. If not, we have plenty more baby names:

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